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Android 12's settings redesign is prettier but less useful

Android 12's settings redesign is prettier but less useful

In Google's brand-new Developer Preview 3 release of Android 12, the Settings menu looks a little different. Compared to both Android 11 and A12 DP2, the updated version is prettier and less dense, but does away with the subheadings to make it a little less clear where various options are. It also gets some new "bouncy" animations when scrolling. It's the new look for the Settings menu, previously hidden behind an ADB command and labelled "silky home."

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Jackery Explorer 1500 review: Glorious overkill

Jackery Explorer 1500 review: Glorious overkill

Summer 2021 is so close you can almost feel it, and with vaccines already starting to reach the general populace, people everywhere are eager to make up for lost time. If your plans involve spending some time with friends and family in the great outdoors, whether that means a day at the beach or a weekend in the woods, keeping everyone's devices powered can be tricky — and that's where Jackery steps in. The company already offered a wide array of portable power solutions ranging from the easily totable to the heavy-duty, and this year it's upping its game with the highest-capacity, highest-output model yet: the Explorer 1500.

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Anker's giant 388Wh PowerHouse II battery is down to $300 ($100 off)

Anker's giant 388Wh PowerHouse II battery is down to $300 ($100 off)

No matter if you're going camping, or just want a powerful battery backup in the event of power outages, Anker's PowerHouse power stations are popular options. Right now, you can get the PowerHouse II 388Wh battery for $299.99 on Amazon, a $100 savings from the usual price.

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Aukey's 10,000mAh power bank with 10W wireless charging and 18W USB-C PD is $24 ($10 off) on Amazon

Aukey's 10,000mAh power bank with 10W wireless charging and 18W USB-C PD is $24 ($10 off) on Amazon

It's not often that we see power banks that can charge devices with so many methods, but this $23.79 Aukey 10,000mAh battery, regularly priced at $33.99, has USB, USB Type-C, and wireless charging capabilities. Now this is a handy battery to have hanging around.

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Elecjet's PowerPie 20,000mAh power bank with 45W USB-C charging is only $39 with this coupon ($10 off)

Elecjet's PowerPie 20,000mAh power bank with 45W USB-C charging is only $39 with this coupon ($10 off)

Power banks are one of the most convenient ways to fill up our devices while on the go. Sadly, most of them barely exceed an output of 30W, but Elecjet's PowerPie can deliver up to 45W over USB-C, allowing it to quickly charge a phone or even power a laptop. The product traditionally sells for $49, but it's now down to just $39 thanks to this coupon code.

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Some Pixel 4 owners are experiencing rapid battery discharge and random shutdowns

Some Pixel 4 owners are experiencing rapid battery discharge and random shutdowns

Pixel phones combine solid specs and clean software for an really nice, overall Google-y experience — but they don't come without their fair share of issues. From cameras problems on the Pixel 2 to touchscreen bugs on the Pixel 4a, being first in line for software updates can sometimes have a price. Pixel 4 owners have complained about a weird battery bug for months now, and it seems like the recent Android 11 update hasn't fixed anything — and may have only exacerbated the issue.

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One-day Anker sale includes all-time low prices on batteries and chargers galore

One-day Anker sale includes all-time low prices on batteries and chargers galore

Anker is a frequent visitor of Amazon's Deal of the Day promotions, and it's back again with a variety of well-priced products. This time around, there are deals to be had on batteries and chargers for your every need.

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RAVPower's 26,800mAh power bank with 30W USB-C PD is only $45 ($15 off)

RAVPower's 26,800mAh power bank with 30W USB-C PD is only $45 ($15 off)

Carrying several devices can be dreadful, especially when their batteries run flat. Thankfully, RAVPower's got you covered with its 26,800mAh power bank, which can charge up to three devices at the same time at high speeds. The product usually sells for $60, but it's now down to just $45 thanks to an on-page coupon.

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Samsung appears to be planning a change in battery capacity for the successor to the Galaxy S20+

Samsung appears to be planning a change in battery capacity for the successor to the Galaxy S20+

We know hardware obsessives like big batteries and they cannot lie. And with the way phones are growing these days, there comes the desire, maybe even a need to expand the power plant, too. As it is, we now have evidence that Samsung will pack in a bigger battery on the Galaxy S21+/S30+ than it did on the S20+.

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This 20,100mAh battery from RAVPower is $32 ($8 off) on Amazon

This 20,100mAh battery from RAVPower is $32 ($8 off) on Amazon

If the 8,000mAh battery we shared a deal on a couple of days ago didn't have enough juice for you, here's something that might pique your interest: Amazon is discounting a 20,100mAh RAVPower battery to $31.99 after a clip coupon, an all-time low price for this battery.

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