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This RAVPower USB-C power bank packs 26,800mAh and three ports for $50 ($10 off)

Running out of power when you're on the go can be a real pain, but this RAVPower external battery has got you covered: It can charge a variety of devices thanks to its three ports and high capacity. It usually sells for $60, but you can now get it for $10 off on Amazon.

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Giveaway: Win one of 23 Xcentz 45W USB Type-C chargers, or buy one for 23% off

You probably have quite a few USB Type-A wall chargers around your home already, but do you have enough USB Type-C bricks? We're partnering yet again with Xcentz for a contest, and this time we're giving the company's 45W Type-C chargers to 23 lucky winners! We also have an exclusive coupon code, if you want to get one right now.

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Google Pay adds 64 new banks and credit unions to its long list of US partners (Update: 43 more)

Paying for goods at a cashier terminal with just an Android or Wear OS device is one of the many glorious conveniences smartphone owners have at their disposal — or at least many of us do. Eight years after Google Wallet debuted and eventually became Google Pay, some US banks and credit unions are just now picking up support for the service. Here are the latest names to join the masses:

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Anker's true wireless Liberty Neo earbuds are a steal at just $30 ($20 off)

If you're on the lookout for a pair of wireless buds but don't want to spend a fortune, Anker's sub-brand Soundcore has the perfect product to offer: The Liberty Neo combine good audio quality with affordability. They usually sell for $50, but they're currently down to just $30, making them one the cheapest options around.

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Here are 11 features that need to be in Android 11

Android 10 was a massive release, with a system-wide dark theme, dozens of privacy changes, updated navigation gestures, and much more. That doesn't mean there's not still room for improvement, though. The first preview builds of Android 11 will likely show up in the coming months, no doubt with even more features to make our smartphones and tablets more useful.

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Chromebooks will now get up to eight years of Chrome OS updates

The greatest long-term issue with Chromebooks is their fixed lifespan — unlike PCs, where operating system updates are not tied to specific devices, most Chromebooks only get between 5-6 years of updates. It started to look like Google was finally trying to change that last year, when the company gave most Chromebooks another year of software support, and now Google says at least some Chromebooks released this year will get eight years of updates.

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New 4G Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets will make cheap phones the best they can be in 2020

Qualcomm might be leading the charge towards 5G with new chipsets for premium and "Premium B" phones this year. But in many parts of the world where the transition from 4G will be especially slow to start, the chipmaker will also need to cater to people set to stick with LTE for the next while. It's at this juncture that the company introduces the Snapdragon 460, 662, and 720G SoCs.

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Mario Kart Tour online multiplayer beta invites everyone to play during its second lap (Update)

The much-anticipated release of Mario Kart Tour this September (after an extended period of testing) was a bit of a letdown. The game was riddled with excessive in-app-purchases, had a questionable loot box mechanism, and lacked a multiplayer component — arguably the selling point of the entire Mario Kart series. At the time, the in-game-menu said that multiplayer was "inbound", and we now know more details.

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Nokia 2.3 comes to the US for just $129 with two-day battery and microUSB port

If you're looking for an affordable Android device that packs all the essentials, the Nokia 2.3 could have been a good option. Unfortunately, it wasn't officially available in the US until now, but HMD just announced the phone's upcoming release in North America.

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Game of Thrones Beyond the Wall is a collection-based RPG that's available for pre-reg (Update: Beta test live)

Game of Thrones Beyond the Wall is a new collection-based strategy RPG that's coming to Android this summer, and it's already available on the Play Store for pre-registration. Player's will take command of the Night's Watch to defend Westeros by collecting notable characters that will be useful in the game's strategic battles. The story takes place a few decades before the timeline of the books and TV show, which means this upcoming release will serve as a prequel of sorts.

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