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Get help finding your stuff with a Tile Mate (2020) for an all-time low of $20 ($5 off)

If you're the type of person who occasionally displaces keys, wallets, phones, or even pets, the Tile Mate might just be for you. The neat little Bluetooth chip can be attached or affixed to most everyday objects (including collars) that you might want to keep track of and will ring loudly to help you locate them. Right now, the 2020 version of the Tile Mate is available for the all-time low of $20 at multiple retailers, which is $5 less than the MSRP. You can also get a pack of four for $50, saving you $20.

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Android 11 R may not shut down Bluetooth if you turn on Airplane mode while listening to audio

Switching on the airplane mode is a quick and easy way to disengage your phone from any network. Unfortunately, it also kills Bluetooth, so if you were listening to music, you'd have to turn Bluetooth back on and reconnect to your headphones or speakers. It looks like Google wants to change this all-in airplane mode behavior in Android 11 R by automatically leaving Bluetooth on when you're listening to music.

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Jaybird X4 wireless headphones marked down to $70 ($40 off), their lowest price yet

Given the recent rise of truly wireless earbuds, we're starting to see some quality sales on the previous generation of tethered Bluetooth earbuds. Today, we have a deal from Jaybird (a headphone maker known for their fitness-focused lineup) on their X4 wireless earbuds, which are marked down to $70 on Amazon— their lowest price yet. It looks like the X4s have been available for around $110 for most of the year, and this latest reduction could save you an additional $40.

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Razer's new Hammerhead true wireless earbuds claim to eliminate audio lag on Android

Everyone is making true wireless earbuds lately, but this setup pushes the limits of Bluetooth. Even expensive earbuds sometimes have sync and audio lag issues on Android, and the severity can vary from one phone to the next. Razer claims it has solved audio lag once and for all with its new Hammerhead true wireless earbuds, and they're available now for $99.99.

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Get an Anker Soundcore Flare Mini Bluetooth speaker for an all-time low of $30 ($20 off)

Consumers can face an overwhelming number of choices when shopping for a Bluetooth speaker. This number quickly dwindles when looking for features such as water resistance, 360° sound, or stereo pairing. Anker's Soundcore Flare Mini manages to bring all of these together into one already affordable package. Amazon is currently offering the Flare Mini for an all-time low of $30, which is a $20 savings off list price.

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Anker announces six new sets of Soundcore Bluetooth earbuds: Liberty 2/2 Pro/Air 2 and Spirit 2/Dot 2/X2

You might associate Anker primarily with charging accessories, but it's been making a go of Bluetooth audio with its Soundcore devices. Today, the company has announced six new products under the Soundcore brand, including the premium Liberty 2 Pro true wireless earbuds and the budget-conscious Spirit 2 earbuds.

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KNOB Attack compromises Bluetooth security, but fix is already hitting Android

A research team has publicized about a vulnerability in Bluetooth that may affect nearly every device that supports the wireless communication protocol. Chipmakers were made aware to the so-called Key Negotiation of Bluetooth (KNOB) Attack in November. BlackBerry and Google have announced patches for Android devices.

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Anker's Soundcore Model Zero premium Bluetooth speaker is down to $119 ($81 off)

Soundcore is mostly known for its affordable audio products, but the brand also builds the more premium Model Zero speaker, which has very respectable features. Given it's a higher-end product, it cost about $200 when it came out, which could have seemed steep for a brand that's traditionally focused on mid-range accessories. However, thanks to an $81 price drop, the Model Zero is a great option if you're looking for a top-quality portable speaker at a reasonable price.

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Anker Soundcore Flare and Flare+ portable Bluetooth speakers down to $51 and $80, respectively (up to 20% off)

There's a wide variety of Bluetooth speakers available on the market, but only a few of them offer 360º sound. The list gets even smaller if you're on a budget, but Anker's Soundcore Flare and Flare+ speakers meet these criteria and are even cheaper now that they're on sale, down to $51 and $80, respectively.

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The Anker Soundcore Motion+ waterproof Bluetooth speaker is down to $80 ($20 off)

Anker products are known for their build quality and technology, including its Soundcore lineup of headphones, earbuds, and speakers. Among them is the Soundcore Motion+ Bluetooth speaker, which has dropped to $80 instead of its original $100 price tag.

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