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Samsung's PlayGalaxy Link game streaming app is now available on Android and Windows

When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note10, it also introduced a new game streaming platform called PlayGalaxy Link albeit with very little by way of concrete information. We learned soon after that it would be launching in September, and so it's come to pass. The Playgalaxay.com site is now live and the Android app is available for download.

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[Update: In the US] Android 9 Pie rolling out now to Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Tab A 2017

We're fast approaching the final release of Android Q, but Android 9 Pie is still trickling out to some devices. Two such devices: Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Tab A, both released in 2017. The tablets have started seeing the update in some Asian countries.

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Google Pixel 4 looks set to be announced October 15 as Motion Sense settings leak

Pixel 4 leaks just won't stop. Over the last couple of days, we've seen a multitude of photos and videos showing the phone in the wild, giving us a good idea of what it looks like and which hardware is built in. Another leak courtesy of YouTuber Brandon Lee offers us a glimpse at some hands-free gestures coming to the Pixel 4 thanks to radar-based Soli technology. Following him, Evleaks published a high-quality render of the phone's front with an October 15 date on it, suggesting it might launch that day.

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[Update: Fixed] The My Verizon app is causing call delays on Android 10 devices

It's not atypical for new OS releases to have teething issues, and Android 10 is no different... at least for Verizon users. Those on Big Red who just updated to the latest Android software have been experiencing severe call delays on their Pixels, and it turns out that the My Verizon app is to blame. The issue can be alleviated by revoking some permissions or deleting the app altogether.

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Google Home app adds handy button to call your Smart Display at home

If you're out and about and want to talk to someone at home, you can pick from several options. If you own a Google Assistant Smart Display — be it a Nest Hub, a Lenovo Smart Display, JBL Link View, or LG ThinQ View — you get one more possibility: You can video call your display to have a face-to-face chat. Although that feature has been available for a year, it wasn't well known, so Google has been trying to better surface it to users. That's why it's now one of the top shortcuts in the Home app.

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[Update: Live in Canary] Chrome may soon add native clipboard sharing

One of Chrome's signature features is the option to sync your complete browsing experience across all devices you own. There are just a couple of notable exceptions from this synchronization though, including the option to access the same clipboard across multiple devices, which would allow you to copy and paste information from one computer to another (or to a phone). While some extensions can provide this ability, sharing everything you type with a browser add-on comes with inherent security risks. As such, Google appears to be working on native clipboard sharing capability, although we don't have a lot of details yet.

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Gmail's dark mode is rolling out to some users [APK Download]

When Android 10 officially rolled out, dark mode aficionados were a bit miffed to see that several of the apps that were still white hadn't been updated yet. The Google app, Play Store, Maps, and Gmail were the biggest holdouts, but now the last one is finally getting its darkness on.

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YouTube Premium and Music launch in 8 new countries in the Middle East

Continuing its expansion across the globe, YouTube's paid Premium membership is making its way to my neck of the woods. The service is now available in eight new countries in the Middle East, most of which are in the GCC area. If you live around here, you probably didn't expect Premium to come to us this "soon" after its international launch, so the news is a nice late-night surprise.

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Microsoft Store trade-in deal offers up to $650 towards Galaxy Note10 purchase

Samsung's trade-in programs are usually pretty appealing, but they're not the most reliable in terms of paying out. If you've been looking to get some decent money out of your new phone, Microsoft Stores are currently handing out up to $650 with in-person trade-ins towards the purchase of a Note10 or Note10+.

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The brand-new ASUS Chromebook C425 is already $400 ($100 off) on Amazon

Many of you are probably familiar with the ASUS Chromebook C434, which we found to be a great 360-degree laptop in our review earlier this year. For those of you who don't need a touchscreen, though, ASUS introduced the C425 about a week ago. It's already been discounted by $100 to $399.99 on Amazon.

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