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Samsung will sell two 25W fast-charging USB-C power banks for the Galaxy S20 (Update: US pricing)One of them has two USB-C ports and a Qi wireless charging pad

Samsung announced a slew of accessories for its new Galaxy S20 line-up yesterday, but failed to mention the one gadget everyone needs these days: battery packs. They may not be as sexy as LED or Kvadrat cases, but they can be real lifesavers, and soon Samsung will be selling an powerful pair of power banks with up to 25W USB-C output.

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128GB OnePlus 7T on sale now at $499 ($100 off), comes with free car chargerIt's a rare discount for this phone from the company itself

In the US, you're not going to get a OnePlus 7T Pro unless you import one from elsewhere or hang with T-Mobile and its 5G network. But you're not missing out much if you do decide to get a OnePlus 7T — in fact, you may want to get one today as OnePlus has put it on sale and has bundled a free gift alongside.

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The Galaxy Z Flip's glass display fails at almost every level in JerryRigEverything's torture testDurability test pokes holes in the phone's screen, polymer "protective layer" not enough to save it

Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip was billed as the first folding phone with a glass display, but thanks to a "protective layer," the top-most surface you actually interact with is only as durable as a plastic screen protector. In a testing video published earlier today, Zack Nelson of JerryRigEverything showed off how easily the phone's display scratches, in the end, literally poking holes in it.

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Weekend poll: Do you like our new dark theme?Your eyes are are now protected at night by the Android Police

You might have missed it, but just before the Galaxy S20 was announced last week, we flipped the switch on a new dark theme for the Android Police website. It's been in the works for a long time, and it works across several browsers and platforms (even in AMP), with manual controls to enable and disable it as you prefer. So, what do you think?

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The best free and open-source alternatives to Google Keep on Android

While it might be difficult to switch away from feature-packed products like Gmail and Google Maps, there are thankfully plenty of competitors to Google Keep. After all, you don't need millions of data points and industry-leading artificial intelligence to make a note-taking app. In this post, we'll be checking out some free and open-source alternatives to Google Keep, some of which even have cloud sync.

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32 new Android games from the the week of February 10, 2019: Boris and the Dark Survival, Little Misfortune, and Beat Hazard 2

Welcome to the roundup of the newest Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have the latest survival game in the Bendy series, a gorgeous narrative-based adventure game, and a unique music-driven arcade shooter. So without further ado, here are the more notable Android games released during the week of February 10th, 2020.

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HQ Trivia gameshow app is shutting down after two years of operationThe company behind the app is out of cash after an acquisition deal fell through

Every once in a while, a new mobile app becomes popular seemingly overnight, akin to the rise of Flappy Bird or Trivia Crack. HQ Trivia quickly rose to prominence after it was released on iOS in 2017, and only became more popular after its Android debut in late 2017. Sadly, the app is no more, as the company behind it is shutting its doors.

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Tasker briefly disappears from the Play Store due to automated removalGoogle's automated app review system strikes again

Tasker is one of the most popular power-user tools for Android, giving people the ability to automate many functions. As great as the app is, Tasker hasn't been exempt from Play Store approval issues, and was even briefly removed from the store back in 2015. Tasker was one again pulled from the Play Store yesterday, but has thankfully already returned.

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These high-FPS games are ready for the Galaxy S20's 120Hz screenThe Galaxy S20 has a great selection thanks to its pioneering competitors

The Samsung Galaxy S20 is the first mainstream Android phone to feature an (optional) 120Hz display refresh rate mode, following the Asus ROG Phone II and its fellow gaming devices on the heels. That makes the Galaxy S20's interface extra smooth, but dedicated 120fps content utilizing the new capabilities is still few and far between. The best way to push the display to its limit is by testing some games, and we've got you covered with a selection of more than 200 high frame rate titles we're currently aware of.

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Chrome Beta 81 brings augmented reality and NFC support to the web

Chrome 80 was just released earlier this month, which means it's time for Chrome 81 to move up to the beta channel. This update doesn't have as many user-facing changes, but there are new APIs for creating powerful web apps. Let's take a look!

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