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Google Pay adds dozens of new banks in 9 countries

Google Pay adds dozens of new banks in 9 countries

Google's unstoppable march continues: the company just won't rest until every financial institution on the planet can use the Google Pay mobile payment system. Over the last few weeks we've been cataloging additional banks added to Google's various support pages, and there's been a notable uptick in new entries. That's especially true for Switzerland, where more than eighty banks added Google Pay compatibility last week.

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OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro get the new Hasselblad XPan shooting mode in Oxygen OS 11.2.9.9

OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro get the new Hasselblad XPan shooting mode in Oxygen OS 11.2.9.9

We saw it earlier this week, now you can try it out for yourself. The latest software update for the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro just went live, and it's packing the new Hasselblad XPan shooting mode. This camera setting allows the phones' cameras to emulate a famously cool ultra-wide-angle camera in both the photo's aspect ratio and the camera's software interface.

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Check out the new Material You interface for Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides

Check out the new Material You interface for Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides

As the release of Android 12 creeps closer, Google is spreading out its new Material You design language to all the corners of its software kingdom. As of this weekend, that includes the Android version of Google Docs, and its associated Sheets and Slides tools. We're seeing the staggered rollout come in from multiple sources and tipsters.

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Your old Android phone is getting better about keeping you safe from barely-used apps

Your old Android phone is getting better about keeping you safe from barely-used apps

Google is alerting app developers to some big coding changes ahead of the planned expansion of Android's permission auto-reset policy. This means more users will have permissions they've granted to apps automatically revoked starting in December. Here's what you need to know as a consumer.

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Get your Galaxy Z Flip3 from Amazon and save at least $75

Get your Galaxy Z Flip3 from Amazon and save at least $75

Been caught gawking at a Galaxy Z Flip3? Don't want to buy it through your carrier? Not even through Best Buy? Samsung? Maybe you've got Amazon gift cards and credit card points burning a hole in your wallet? Well, U.S. Flip3 units are available from the site right now and at a modest, but nice discount, too.

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Save a cool $59 when you buy Nest's hottest thermostat and speaker together

Save a cool $59 when you buy Nest's hottest thermostat and speaker together

Homes don't become smart all of a sudden — like most transitions, it's quite gradual. But you can kill two birds with one rockin' deal by picking up a Nest Audio and a third-gen Nest Learning Thermostat for a bargain price.

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T-Mobile will offer in-store repairs at 500 locations

T-Mobile will offer in-store repairs at 500 locations

There can be plenty of hemming and hawing when someone mulls over purchasing a device insurance plan from their carrier. Those plans' poor values have generally improved over time, though, with promotional rates for screen repairs and convenience factors like same-day or at-your-door service. Now, T-Mobile is looking to beef up its offerings by, among other improvements, allowing more claims than the competition.

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Get a Lenovo Smart Clock Essential and a free smart bulb for just $30

Get a Lenovo Smart Clock Essential and a free smart bulb for just $30

Labor Day sales are here and Lenovo's getting in on the action with discounts here and discounts there. We've decided to focus on a couple of easy pick-me-ups bundled into one package of savings that will instantly improve any bedside table.

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YouTube now lets you translate comments instantly (at your own risk)

YouTube now lets you translate comments instantly (at your own risk)

The internet contains many a rabbit hole you can fall into and there is no shortage of them on YouTube. So, if you find yourself sitting through clip after clip from a Japanese restaurant vlogger and are wondering what the comments are saying — you can only presume they're generally nicer than on certain other videos — you can now translate them without having to leave the page!

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Sonos hopes some extra speakers will make the new Beam 2 a worthy upgrade

Sonos hopes some extra speakers will make the new Beam 2 a worthy upgrade

Sonos is bringing more firepower to its Beam soundbar with a second-gen model coming out next month. It'll feature beefier hardware, support for superior-quality standards, including Dolby Atmos, and streaming services. The bar will also come with a slightly higher price tag than its 3-year-old predecessor.

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