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Sony’s latest true wireless earbuds and noise-canceling over-ear headphones start at $130

The influx of budget Bluetooth headphones once audio jacks started disappearing from smartphones has inspired brands like Sony to focus more on the more affordable segment while its premium WH-1000XM3 continues to enjoy critical success and win followers. While we wait for the them to get their successor sometime this year, Sony has dropped a couple of new options—one truly wireless and one over-ear—in the mid-tier price bracket.

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Upcoming OnePlus 8 Series gets highest ever DisplayMate A+ rating

When any new smartphone launches, DisplayMate can be trusted to delve deep into the screen technology and perform a variety of tests to deduce its quality. Although the OnePlus 8 Series isn't being announced for another two weeks, the company's usual onslaught of pre-announcement hype is in full swing by now, which means drip-feeding us tidbits of information about the unreleased products. Today's morsel is that DisplayMate has awarded the phones an A+ rating with the highest score ever.

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Everything we know about the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro

OnePlus is nearly ready to announce its flagship phones for 2020, but plenty of details about the devices have already leaked. In case you haven't been keeping up with the slow trickle of new information, here's everything we know so far about the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro.

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Stadia Pro members can claim The Serious Sam Collection, Spitlings, and Stacks On Stacks for free today

While the past month hasn't been great for... just about everyone, it has been a great time to be a Stadia subscriber. Google announced three new games for the streaming platform last week, and now Stadia Pro members can claim three (unrelated) games during April.

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Award-winning indie darling GRIS now avilable on the Play Store (Updated)

Back in August of 2019, the gorgeous award-winning platformer GRIS was released on iOS, but at the time, there was no word if or when an Android port would arrive. As of this morning, the game has surprisingly popped up on the Play Store for pre-registration, though there is some text included in the listing that makes me question whether or not Devolver Digital is ready for a public reveal.

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Totally Reliable Delivery Service is a quirky ragdoll physics game that just landed on Android

We're Five Games and tinyBuild have released Totally Reliable Delivery Service on the Google Play Store, a sandbox game that offers ragdoll physics and online co-op multiplayer gameplay. This means you can choose to deliver packages alone, or team up with a friend (up to 4 players), and the ragdoll physics will ensure an even distribution of noodly chaos as everyone comes to grips with the controls. If you dig games like Human: Fall Flat, then you're going to love Totally Reliable Delivery Service.

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Android was born on this weird old prototype phone, but you'd never recognize it

You'd be forgiven if you don't remember the name "Sooner," which was what Google called one of its earliest Android hardware prototypes, predating even the HTC G1/Dream. It looked more like an old Blackberry than a modern smartphone and ran a very early version of the Android operating system. We managed to get our hands on one, and, in true Android Police fashion, I gave it a try. After a few days using the Sooner as my personal phone (immediately following the Galaxy S20 Ultra), it's incredible seeing how far Android has come.

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Win a Synology DiskStation DS220j private cloud system with 2 Seagate IronWolf HDDs (Update: Winner)

Cloud technology has enabled our smart devices to connect and exchange information in ways that weren't possible a decade ago. Unfortunately, most of these services store your personal information on server farms in unspecified locations, raising questions about security and reliability. The only way to ensure your data's safety while also enjoying the benefits of the cloud is to have your own private cloud network. In recognition of World Backup Day, you can win a Synology DiskStation DS220j with two 14TB Seagate IronWolf HDDs, together valued at $1,050.

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10 great productivity web apps for your Chromebook and Android phone

Web apps come in all forms and shapes, but Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are some of the best as they're basically a marriage between native applications and websites. On Chrome OS, they come as close as can be to proper programs, many complete with offline support. If you're used to working with Windows or macOS, PWAs might make it easier for you to get through your workday at home, but you can also use these on any platform to enhance your productivity.

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How to find a 3D skeleton, car, Santa, planet, and other cool AR objects in Google Search (Updated)

We're supposed to stay inside right now, but that shouldn't stop us from exploring things we'd normally see in museums or shops thanks to 3D models available in Google Search on Android and iOS. We've already covered which animals and pets you can lure into your home, but if you and your kids get tired of acting as an amateur zoologist, there is a whole world to explore, starting with planets and space crafts courtesy of NASA over anatomy all the way to shopping for shoes.

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