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[Deal Alert] Amazon has the white Yi 4K action camera for $143.99 ($55 off)

I'll admit that I don't know the first thing about action cameras, except that GoPros are a thing. If you're not like me in that regard, then you may be interested in this deal over on Amazon. You can pick up the white Yi 4K action camera for $143.99, a total savings of $55.

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[Deal Alert] Get Samsung's DeX docking station for $94.99 ($55 off)

It's probably safe to say that Samsung hit a solid home run this year with the Galaxy S8/S8+. Announced alongside it was the DeX docking station, which aims to provide a "desktop experience" using Sammy's shiny new flagship phones. While normally $149.99, you can get one for $94.99 as part of Prime Day, meaning you can keep $55 comfortably in your bank account.

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[Deal Alert] Please your ears with a Bose SoundLink Mini II for $129 ($70 off)

I make no attempts to hide the fact that I do not particularly like Bluetooth speakers in general. There are a few exceptions, one of them being the subject of this Deal Alert. The Bose SoundLink Mini II is available on Amazon for $129, which means that you can save $70 off of the MSRP.

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[Deal Alert] Snag a SanDisk Ultra 256GB microSD card for $105 from Amazon ($95 off)

Amidst the hullabaloo that has become Prime Day, you can find some great treasures. One of those is a 256GB MicroSDXC UHS-I card from SanDisk, which you can grab for $104.99. That's $95 in savings, which is nothing to sneeze at.

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[Deal Alert] Honor 6X is $199.99 ($50 off) on Amazon as a lightning deal

 

We've seen plenty of good phones and tablets go on sale as part of Prime Day, but we haven't seen a device from Huawei go on sale yet. If you've been looking for a new budget phone, and none of the previous items interested you, the Honor 6X is a lightning deal on Amazon for just $199.

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OnePlus support on Twitter is so bad they confuse compliments with complaints

OnePlus has come a long way since it thought selling the OnePlus 2 without NFC was a good idea—the OnePlus 5 is a good phone, despite the foibles. OnePlus' support, on the other hand, could use some work. After misleading customers about the jelly scrolling situation, OP is responding to praise with apologies.

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15 new and notable Android games from the last week (7/5/17 - 7/11/17)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so.

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Looking for the previous roundup editions? Find them here.

Games

Star Vikings Forever

Star Vikings Forever is a lot like Plants vs. Zombies, but instead of playing as the plants, you play as the zombies. Basically, this is a reverse tower defense game where you need to take out each tower in order to progress.

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Exclusive: This is the 2017 Google Pixel "XL," with low-bezel AMOLED display and squeezable frame

The image you see above is what we believe to be an accurate representation of Google's 2017 flagship smartphone, the 2nd-generation Pixel "XL." This image is based on information from sources we deem extremely reliable. For those of you keeping track, this is the codename "taimen" device.

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Paranoid Android release 2 is out, with new device support and new features

It would appear that AOSPA isn't just back, it's here to stay. Today the developers for the project have announced a new release with a handful of new features, bug fixes, and support for six new devices, including the OnePlus One, Nexus 6, and one of our favorite new-old phones, the Nextbit Robin. New features include an Accidental Touch mode, Pocket Lock, and a new collaboration with Shuttle+.

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Google Maps may be removing the category shortcuts from search, beautifies blue dot menu in latest update [APK Download]

Many people in the United States hit the road for their Independence Day celebrations, no doubt giving them more than a little time to re-familiarize themselves with Google Maps as they travel through unfamiliar territory. Now that most people have returned to their regular schedules, a couple of changes have been made to the interface, but one may not be entirely welcome. Oddly, it seems the Maps team just started rolling out tweaks to those red category search shortcuts that were pretty handy for finding nearby food, fuel, and other things. They've been completely removed from the regular search screen, and in Navigation mode, they've been pushed from the top to the very bottom.

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