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Here are 39 temporarily free and 45 on-sale apps for your Saturday

Happy Saturday, everyone. Despite this feeling quite odd, I decided that it was best that I get out one more round of app sales to you all, seeing as I was out of the office yesterday. So enjoy the list today, and have a good rest of your weekend.

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21 new and notable Android Wear watch faces from the last 3 months (11/11/17 - 2/22/18)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android Wear faces that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous 3 months or so.

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SwiftKey Beta update includes ‘Toolbar’ for quick access to features, customizable stickers

The latest SwiftKey Beta fixed an annoying bug that made typing in comment forms like Disqus in Chrome a headache. Well, it turns out that the update brought a few new features, including an expandable toolbar that sits atop the prediction bar and stickers. If you're the creative type, you'll be happy to know that you can even make your own stickers within the keyboard.

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[Deal Alert] The DJI Spark with remote controller is $349 at B&H

When Jeff reviewed in super amazing detail the DJI Spark drone, he loved nearly everything about it from its portability to its build quality and resulting images, but two of his main concerns were related to the terrible Android app and the lack of a controller in the box. Back then, it would have cost you $499 to get the Spark alone and then $150 for the controller, which saves you from using the app a lot. Now, a mere 5 months later, both can be had in one neat bundle at B&H for $349 total. That's nearly half the price.

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[Update: More images] Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leaked with new design and 18:9 screens

For better or for worse, Sony has stuck to the same phone design for years at this point. While I personally don't mind the design, it has started to show its age over the past year or two with the advent of 18:9 phones and small bezels. We've been hearing rumors that Sony's next flagships would be a radical departure in terms of design, and now that has been confirmed with a new leak from VentureBeat.

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[Classic] Weekend Poll: Do you use a custom launcher on your phone?

Probably the single most appreciated aspect of Android is its capacity for extensive customization, and many first dip their toes into those tailor-made waters with a custom launcher. It's been six years since we first asked this question, and we've come back to it regularly. But it's time to ask it again: Do you use a custom launcher?

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[Update: Official response] Google investigating battery drain bug on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Over the past few weeks, many owners of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have reported battery drain problems. The February security update appears to be the likely culprit, but since so many Android components are updated outside of system upgrades, it's impossible to know for sure. Regardless of the cause, it has certainly made plenty of Pixel owners frustrated.

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[Deal Alert] Jaybird Freedom 2 down to $82.95 on Amazon

Look, I checked the Amazon rating on these Jaybird Freedom 2 earphones and I know they don't seem to be the best in their category. But many of the reviews and opinions are based on their original $150 MSRP and the expectations that come from that. By comparison, the $82.95 price right now puts them in a different category and they might be worth a look, all things considered.

The Freedom 2 follow Jaybird's signature form factor: two earbuds linked by one wire that sits around your neck. They can be worn regularly or looped around your ear to come in from the upper side.

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Speedtest v4.0 rolls out with brand new app design

Speedtest is the app we turn to when we either want to brag about our awesome new fiber super-mega-ultra fast connection or we want to make sure our connection is being really crappy and not our devices behaving badly. The app has looked pretty much the same for as long as I've known it, but it is getting a much needed revamp now in version 4.

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Netflix unveils refreshed UI with bottom navigation bar in latest update [APK Download]

Back in December, Netflix was running what appeared to be a server-side test of a refreshed UI featuring a bottom navigation bar. Now it seems Netflix is rolling out the new interface to some of its beta users, and we finally have an APK download to share too.

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