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New Nvidia Shield TV running Android 9 Pie pops up in Play Console device catalog

A new variant of the Nvidia Shield has popped up on the Google Play Developer console. The new hardware goes by the hardware codename "mdarcy," in contrast to the current model's "darcy," and it will run Android 9 Pie.

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Grab a pair of Jabra Elite 85h noise-cancelling headphones for $250 ($50 off)

In the arena of active noise-canceling wireless headphones, you're pretty much spoiled for choice. Bose and Sony lead the pack, especially in the upper tier, but there are great options from longtime players JBL, Sennheiser, and others. And yet, there's also room for newcomers in this space like Microsoft and Jabra. The latter, in particular, came into the fray this year with its Elite 85h, a clear shot at the big guns with an undercutting price point of $300. But for the next few days, you can grab a pair at Best Buy on a good discount.

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21 best new Android games released this week including Grimvalor, Nonstop Knight 2, and Spirit Roots

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have the stable release of the gorgeous platformer Grimvalor, the sequel to the idle RPG Nonstop Knight, and the Android release of Spirit Roots, a quality platformer that's been available on iOS for some time. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released this week.

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Weekend poll: Are you already planning to get Google's Pixel 4?

Usually, we don't ask this question until a whole lot later in the year when announcements have been made, specs have been determined, and all that's left between you and a purchase is the willingness to hit "add to cart." But, we've noticed quite a trend when it comes to our readers speaking out about purchasing the Pixel 4, even though there's still more that we don't know than we do. If for nothing other than comparison later in the year, are you already planning for the Pixel 4?

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Galaxy Buds on sale for $80 ($50 off) after rebate at Verizon


The Galaxy Buds is Samsung's third generation of fully wireless Bluetooth earbuds, and it's on sale this weekend for just $80. Verizon is selling both colors for $100, down from $130, with an additional $20 rebate available in the form of a prepaid debit card.

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You can snag a Not Pink Pixel 3 for just $500 ($300 off) at B&H

The Pixel 3a brought Google's camera prowess to the masses with a compelling $399 MSRP, but the non-a Pixel 3 is coming down in price pretty fast. You can currently nab a Not Pink Pixel 3 for just $499.99 at B&H, $300 under MSRP and $100 below the Google Store's current sale price.

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Xiaomi ends MIUI beta program, claiming too many users and not enough feedback

Xiaomi maintains its custom skin of Android, called MIUI, which ships on most of the company's devices the main exceptions being its Android One and Android Go phones. Xiaomi allows phone owners to try out new MIUI features in the public MIUI Beta program, but now that's coming to an end.

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Google app starting to show 'in this video' bookmarks for YouTube search results

Search is Google's bread and butter, its raison d'être, and almost certainly the company's most widely used product. Last month Google revealed a new focus on instructional how-to content in Search, and we've received reports that Google is showing "in this video" bookmarks below YouTube video results in searches made from the Google app.

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Chrome Beta 76 adds lazy loading for images, supports site dark themes, and even sneaks in a Tron reference

Chrome 75 was just released earlier this month, and right on schedule, Chrome 76 has entered the Beta Channel. This version is fairly massive, with plenty of changes that have been in the works for months. Without further ado, let's jump in!

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Canary's all-in-one indoor security camera is down to $50 ($120 off)

Whether it's for added peace of mind or to keep an eye on your pet, an indoor security camera can be a smart purchase. Such products are usually quite expensive, though, but Canary's all-in-one indoor security camera's price has dropped to just $50, making home security much more affordable.

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