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Wrap a new Fitbit Versa 2 around your wrist for $50 off on Amazon

The Versa 2 is the pinnacle of Fitbit's hardware endeavors. It blends the beauty of a sophisticated smartwatch with the fitness tracking reputation Fitbit has been cultivating since coming onto the scene nearly a decade ago. For a limited time, you can wrap a brand new Fitbit Versa 2 around your wrist for up to 25% off with this Amazon offer.

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Deezer HiFi brings lossless audio to Android, iOS, and the web

Music streaming service Deezer is expanding the availability of its lossless membership tier, known as Deezer HiFi, to include Android, iOS, and the web. Opening up HiFi access to these platforms, in addition to the previously available desktop support, will give users access to millions of FLAC (free lossless audio codec) files.

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Pounce on these unlocked $800 ($300 off) Samsung Galaxy Note10+ phones before they're gone

The Galaxy Note10+ is arguably one of the best handsets Samsung has ever made. With its captivating colors, premium spec sheet, and the largest display ever put into a Note phone, this baby demands attention. Now you can own the dual-SIM-card model for just $800 ($300) over on eBay, but you're going to have to act fast.

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TikTok owner ByteDance plans cheap music streaming service aimed at developing markets

Chances are that you've at least tried streaming music by this point — whether you're willing to pay for a subscription is another story. Streaming subscriptions add up, and it can be difficult to justify adding another $10 to $15 to the pile. TikTok owner, and absolute monster of a startup, ByteDance plans to release a competitively-priced music streaming service for budget-minded consumers.

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The Android Police Podcast is live!

Streaming games are almost here: Stadia launches tomorrow to an expectant and hesitant audience. The big questions here: how big is the hitbox for success and how many lives does Google have? This is the Android Police Podcast.

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YouTube Premium and Music introduce prepaid plans in India

YouTube launched YouTube Premium and YouTube Music in India last March, and while at the time users could only subscribe to a monthly plan, Google today announced that customers in India can prepay for the services one or three months at a time, with no subscription required.

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Red Magic 3S not-review: I like this silly phone

I'll admit, I thought that Android gaming phones were a stupid idea. But after using the Red Magic 3S off and on over the last month, I'm happy to say that my attitude was wrong. That's not to say I'd recommend using one as your only phone — I wouldn't — but there's definitely a point to gaming phones, and the Red Magic 3S has a lot of potential, packing a great software experience together with price-defying hardware. I just wouldn't buy one to use as my only phone.

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Google Photos gets new timeline editor for movies in its web interface

Many of Google's recent products place their focus on mobile, which often comes to the detriment of the desktop experience. Google Photos has been plagued by that problem—after bringing an improved movie editor to Android and iOS, Google left the Photos web client without any editor at all. However, Google just added editing capability to the web interface, bringing its features more in line with those of mobile.

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Some Stadia pre-orders were incorrectly canceled, but Google's looking into it

Many of the Stadia Founder’s Edition preorders were canceled en masse days before the gaming service’s hyped debut on Tuesday. A fault in Google Store’s payment gateway initially put some orders with the limited-edition package on hold, but the issue was further aggravated when the troubleshooting steps also failed. In no time, Stadia’s subreddit was swarmed by affected buyers going on about the entire episode, which finally helped grab Google’s attention.

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(Update: Feature removed) Google Camera 7.2 brings back H.265 video recording to the Pixel 4

The Pixel 4 officially launches tomorrow, though many people have already received the phone a little early. Just in time for the official release, Google has published an update to its camera app, bringing it up to version 7.2. It adds back H.265 video to the Pixel 4 and improves the new Social Share feature by adding Slack as another option.

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