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Make your busted Saturn look half-decent with these Govee RGB lighting deals at Amazon

Make your busted Saturn look half-decent with these Govee RGB lighting deals at Amazon

No matter what anyone tells you, there's one surefire way to make everything in your life a little cooler: add RGB lighting to it. Gaming PCs, entertainment rooms, your basement — some colorful lights can perfectly set the mood. Govee offers a ton of affordable ways to trick out your living space, and with today's Amazon Deal of the Day, you can save a ton on everything from light bars to interior car lighting.

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PayPal's fancy new app isn't going to solve any of its problems

PayPal's fancy new app isn't going to solve any of its problems

We're living in a digital age, and so are our finances. And PayPal is, by far, one of the most used digital wallets worldwide, even with all its problems: it allows users to easily receive and send payments, whether you're just sending money to a friend or even if you're buying something online. Having been around since 1999 and quickly becoming the most used payment method on eBay in the early 2000s, it remains one of the most feature-rich digital wallets in the world, especially in the US. Now PayPal is launching a new version of its mobile app, full of improvements.

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Wyze finally upgrades the Cam Pan so its video looks as good as the Cam v3

Wyze finally upgrades the Cam Pan so its video looks as good as the Cam v3

Wyze makes some of our favorite smart home gadgets around, combining ease of use and affordability in a package most companies can't beat. We've seen three different iterations of its flagship Wyze Cam, and now we're finally getting a revision for its pan-capable big brother. The Wyze Cam Pan v2 improves on the original device in a couple of crucial ways while keeping the price affordable.

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Heads up: Slack is repeatedly signing people out of the mobile app

Heads up: Slack is repeatedly signing people out of the mobile app

It's just about the end of the workday for some of us, but if you're having trouble with staying signed in on your company's Slack workspace from a phone, you aren't alone. In fact, some of us here at Android Police are running into the same issue. Thankfully, Slack is aware of the issue and currently investigating the cause. (You still probably have to finish your work today, though.)

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Invite Mark Zuckerberg home with two new Facebook Portal smart displays

Invite Mark Zuckerberg home with two new Facebook Portal smart displays

Facebook is stuck on hardware liked chewed-up gum to the underbelly of a school desk. After going public with what are essentially smart spyglasses co-branded with Ray-Ban, we're once again talking about smart displays as the company adds two new entries to the Portal family.

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Google Maps for Android Auto suddenly remembers that some countries drive on the left

Google Maps for Android Auto suddenly remembers that some countries drive on the left

Despite having a worldwide presence, Google can often be depressingly myopic when it comes to thinking of other countries. Case in point: Android Auto has been around for six years, and only now is Google thinking about optimizing Maps for countries where people drive on the left (with a car's steering wheel on the right), representing more than a billion people.

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Google is updating its iOS apps to take advantage of some features Apple 'borrowed' from Android

Google is updating its iOS apps to take advantage of some features Apple 'borrowed' from Android

We're all eagerly awaiting the release of Android 12, but it's not the only mobile OS update launching this fall. iOS 15 went live for iPhone and iPad users yesterday, complete with improved notifications, a new customizable "Focus" mode, and more. Google has been spending its time getting apps ready for Material You, but it's also bringing some changes to its services on Apple devices, taking advantage of all the new capabilities brought forth by iOS 15.

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Unofficial Pixel 6 Pro video hands-on shows off that glossy back glass in all its glory

Unofficial Pixel 6 Pro video hands-on shows off that glossy back glass in all its glory

We've been (im)patiently waiting to get our hands on the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro since the surprise announcement back in August. Outside of a glass-covered display in Google's NYC store, we haven't even gotten to see it out in the real world. That's changing today, as our first real leak showing off an unofficial hands-on with the phone has finally appeared online.

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Google makes it easier to find the stuff you left all over the web

Google makes it easier to find the stuff you left all over the web

One of the many things that set Google's search capabilities apart from the rest is its excellent personalized results. While that might make some users feel a little unsure about their privacy, it does make for a more accurate search engine. If you're not interested in having your results customized and tailored to your history, Google has added a new toggle in its app to disable it altogether.

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Samsung's September 2021 update arrives in the US for the Galaxy Z Fold2 on Sprint and T-Mobile

Samsung's September 2021 update arrives in the US for the Galaxy Z Fold2 on Sprint and T-Mobile

Samsung started updating its international devices with the September security patch just as August came to a close. Now it's time for customers in the US to get in on the action, as the unlocked Galaxy S20 and S21 begin to receive the September 2021 security update for themselves.

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