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TCL prototype leak appears to reveal phone with slide-out screen

Folding phones are so hot right now, but there are still many Android OEMs that haven't taken a crack at the idea. TCL showed off an early prototype of a Galaxy Fold-like device at CES earlier this year, and now it looks like the company might be working on something much different.

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Galaxy Z Flip teardown confirms fragile glass display beneath protective plastic layer

Since JerryRigEverything's Zach took his picks to the Galaxy Z Flip, there's been a lot of debate around the web concerning Samsung's claim that it's using an ultra-thin layer of glass in the folding phone's display. Thanks to a new teardown by PBKreviews on YouTube, we now have confirmation that there is indeed a sheet of flexible glass in the Z Flip, but it's not as durable as you might hope.

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The Galaxy Z Flip's glass display fails at almost every level in JerryRigEverything's torture test

Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip was billed as the first folding phone with a glass display, but thanks to a "protective layer," the top-most surface you actually interact with is only as durable as a plastic screen protector. In a testing video published earlier today, Zack Nelson of JerryRigEverything showed off how easily the phone's display scratches, in the end, literally poking holes in it.

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32 new Android games from the the week of February 10, 2019: Boris and the Dark Survival, Little Misfortune, and Beat Hazard 2

Welcome to the roundup of the newest Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have the latest survival game in the Bendy series, a gorgeous narrative-based adventure game, and a unique music-driven arcade shooter. So without further ado, here are the more notable Android games released during the week of February 10th, 2020.

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HQ Trivia gameshow app is shutting down after two years of operation

Every once in a while, a new mobile app becomes popular seemingly overnight, akin to the rise of Flappy Bird or Trivia Crack. HQ Trivia quickly rose to prominence after it was released on iOS in 2017, and only became more popular after its Android debut in late 2017. Sadly, the app is no more, as the company behind it is shutting its doors.

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Beat Hazard 2 is out, eight years after the original music-powered dual-stick shooter

Well what do you know, Cold Beam Games just release the followup to its music-powered dual-stick shooter Beat Hazard eight years after the original arrived on the Play Store. The title is currently in early access, so is still under development, which is probably why it is currently on sale for half-off, which means you can grab Beat Hazard 2 today for $3.99.

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Little Misfortune is a beautiful adventure game that's finally made its way from PC to Android

Little Misfortune comes from Killmonday Games, the same developer behind Fran Bow, a popular episodic adventure game that contains a creepy atmosphere. Little Misfortune follows in Fran Bow's footsteps, as it's also a dark adventure game. Luckily, this time around the devs haven't broken up the title into separate releases on Android, which means Little Misfortune is a complete package, and you can pick it up today for $8.99.

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Sonic at the Olympic Games – Tokyo 2020 now available for pre-reg, official release May 7

This past June, Sega announced Sonic at the Olympic Games – Tokyo 2020, a mobile game that appears to be similar in style to the Mario & Sonic series, and so it will offer 15 separate Olympic Games events and a plethora of playable Sonic characters. Until today, there hasn't been much mentioned about the upcoming title, but luckily Sega has just revealed that Sonic at the Olympic Games – Tokyo 2020 will land on Android on May 7th and that it's officially available for pre-registration starting today.

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Tory Burch presents the ToryTrack Tory Wear OS smartwatch for $295

Any company that wants to make their own smartwatch these days will probably license their brand out to Fossil Group. Be it for fashion or sport, there's a Wear OS watch (and a few custom apps and watchfaces) for the purpose. One of those company, women's fashion label Tory Burch, has come out with a new line of smartwatches called the "Tory."

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Moto Razr teardown shows off tiny dual batteries and ultra-thin folding display (Update: iFixit results)

Just a day before photos of the gold Moto Razr leaked for all to see, a YouTuber was busy tearing a black version of the coveted phone to pieces. The much-anticipated second coming of the Moto Razr isn't even on the market yet, but that hasn't stopped the folks over at PBKreviews from cracking it open to see all the goodies tucked inside.

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