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Google adds 'navigation rail' sidebar to Material Design guidelines

Sidebars have been on websites long before Google introduced its first iteration of Material Design back in 2014. Since then, a lot of things have changed, but the company's condensed version of the sidebar has stuck with many websites over the years, most prominently Google Photos. It has also found its way into many other Google web services, like Google Play Music, YouTube, Hangouts, and even Gmail. Now Google has finally added this condensed sidebar to its Material Design guidelines and gave it a proper name: navigation rail. The specification is still under development, and it might even come to Android apps using tablet layouts in the future.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip leak points to tiny secondary display, dual 12MP cameras, and Snapdragon 855+

It's no secret that Samsung is working on a second foldable which is expected to feature a clamshell hinge, just like the new Motorola Razr. We've already heard through the grapevine that the handset will feature a glass screen and 5G compatibility. New leaks published by Max Weinbach of XDA Developers shed more light on the phone's specs and what to expect from the Galaxy Z Flip.

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Motorola begins Android 10 rollout for the Moto G7 Plus

Motorola hasn't had the best track record for updating its phones, but the company is moving moderately quickly with Android 10. The Moto One Power and One Vision already have the update, and now the next phone to get it is the company's current mid-range flagship: the Moto G7 Plus.

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Google I/O 2020 confirmed for May 12-14 (Updated)

Every year at about this time, Google does a cryptic teaser to announce the dates for its I/O developer conference, usually happening in the late spring. Last year, Till Kottmann, one of the developers behind the popular Lawnchair Launcher, cracked the puzzle in record time by circumventing it entirely. This year Google is tweaking the formula a bit, turning the teaser into a forced collaborative effort inside a highly technical puzzle/game.

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All-black prototype version of OnePlus Concept One revealed in interview

An interview with OnePlus' industrial design team was published to the company's forums earlier today, and though most of it is the sort of self-praise and directed discussion you'd expect to read, one genuinely interesting tidbit was revealed: Two photos of an unreleased OnePlus Concept One prototype. That's right, concept phones also have prototypes, and one of OnePlus' earlier efforts to design a phone in collaboration with McLaren was an all-black design.

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T-Mobile's OnePlus 6T now on sale for just $349

The OnePlus 6T is getting to be a bit old, but it's still a great phone to buy, especially since OnePlus has been keeping up with updates. If you're on T-Mobile, you can now get the carrier version of the 6T for just $349.00 from OnePlus' online store.

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This $45 Google Home deal is the perfect excuse to pick up another smart speaker

Google's original Home speaker has gone without a hardware refresh in the three years and change since its release, and honestly, that's okay — it still does everything it needs to do just fine. If you're looking to get your hands on a second (or third, or fourth...), there's never been a better time: you can pick one up for just $45 today at GameStop.

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Start working off that winter blubber with the Samsung Galaxy Fit and Buds for just $150 ($80 off)

It's still New Year's resolution time (right?), and that means plenty of us are trying to keep an eye on our fitness goals. If you've been hitting the gym, though, you know it can get grunty in there. Luckily, Samsung has a deal to help drown out the gym noise and track your hard work in the process: pick up a Galaxy Fit along with a pair of Galaxy Buds in Aura Glow Silver for a crazily low $150 ($80 off).

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Microsoft releases preview SDK for its Surface Duo dual-screen Android phone (Update: Demo)

Microsoft revealed two upcoming dual-screen devices last year: the Android-based Surface Duo, and the larger Surface Neo running Windows 10X. Today the company released a preview SDK for the Surface Duo, so developers can start working on apps that take advantage of both displays.

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Leaked Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G press renders confirm massive camera module with '100x Space Zoom'

We're just a few weeks out from Samsung's next big unveiling, but there's not much left to unveil. It's too late—we've seen everything. After a few rounds of CAD-based renders, we now have official press renders of the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G. This phone will have top-of-the-line hardware, including a periscope camera with Space Zoom.

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