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It sure looks like OnePlus sliced off some of the 6T's bezel in this ad

In an age where smaller screen bezels are a selling point, a few companies have been caught modifying the appearance of their phones in adverts. One recent example was the Lenovo Z5, which had no bezels and no notch in the initial images, but the real phone had substantial bezels and a notch. The latest company do this is OnePlus, which seems to be trimming the 6T's bezels in advertisements.

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[Update: Back in stock] Grab a refurbished Sonos Play:1 speaker for $119 ($30 off)

Sonos makes some primo speakers, but they're priced accordingly, making them a luxury. Back when the Sonos Play:1 launched, it came with a premium MSRP of $199; that price subsequently fell to a still-pretty-high $149. But today, Sonos is selling refurbished units for $119, $30 off the already reduced price.

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Samsung Internet 8.2 improves Bixby integration and speeds up downloads

Samsung Internet is one of the most popular browsers for Android, not just because it's bundled on the company's phones, but also because it adds a few useful tweaks on top of Chromium. Version 8.2 is now rolling out on the Play Store, featuring improved Bixby integration and faster download speeds.

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[Update: They're back] Android TV apps now available for A&E, Lifetime, FYI, and History Channel

Do you need to catch up on episodes of Project Runway, or do you feel like bingeing American Pickers for a few hours? If so, you're in luck. A&E Networks has just published four new Android TV apps, each for one of its channels - Lifetime, FYI, The History Channel, and A&E.

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Samsung is working on a Night Sight clone called Bright Night

Samsung's Pie-based One UI will come with a plethora of changes like a night mode interface, and buttons shifted toward the bottom of the display. According to a new report from XDA, it'll also come with a new camera mode called "Bright Night." You can probably guess what that is—it's Samsung's version of Google's almost magical Night Sight feature on the Pixels. Will it be as magical? We just don't know yet.

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Google Assistant might come to Samsung smart TVs in 2019

Smart TVs with functional voice assistants are rare, at least outside of models equipped with Android TV. Bixby arrived on Samsung's TVs earlier this year, and according to a report from Variety, Google Assistant might be joining the party.

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The official NHL app is now available on Android TV

All I know about Hockey is that it's like football (the real one), but with pucks and sticks and skates, plus the players smash into each other way too often. If you know more about the game and follow NHL teams or the entire league, then you'd be happy to know you can now do so on your Android TV device as well.

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23 temporarily free and 89 on-sale apps and games for Friday, including titles from Square Enix and Asmodee Digital

Hello, all. We're on the cusp of Christmas, so it's no surprise that we have a lot of apps on sale today. Part of that is, of course, due to my skipping of Wednesday's roundup as a sort of experiment — spoiler alert: it didn't work out in my favor. So here we are.

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It's a dark day for apps everywhere, as Kardashian sisters shutter their subscription apps

Forget everything you've read about app stores bringing in billions upon billions of dollars a year. For all the growth this market has seen, for all the apps that have become runaway success stories — does any of it really matter when four sisters with a dream can't find a way to keep their personal apps going? That thought's been running through our head this week after getting word that Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kylie Jenner are all shutting their apps down.

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Memoria is a new, gorgeous, and smooth photo gallery app

Serendipitous is the word I would say to describe this post. I was busy researching the story about QuickPic's disappearance from the Play Store when I noticed an email in our inbox from the developer of Memoria, a new photo gallery app. His timing was perfect. It looks like many of you are searching for a QuickPic alternative and, while I still recommend Camera Roll for its speed and efficiency, I think Memoria has many tricks up its sleeve that make it worth a try if you want a more powerful gallery app. It doesn't hurt that it's gorgeous too.

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