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10 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including discovery+, Mind Leak, and OnePlus Health (12/26/20 - 1/9/21)

10 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last two weeks including discovery+, Mind Leak, and OnePlus Health (12/26/20 - 1/9/21)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous two weeks or so. Today I have a new streaming app for the Discovery Channel and its many subsidiaries, a wellness app that offers meme customization for its alerts, and the early arrival of OnePlus's Health app. So without further ado, here are all of the new and notable Android apps released on the Play Store in the last two weeks.

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Xiaomi wants to bring 5G to the masses with the affordable Redmi Note 9T 5G

Xiaomi wants to bring 5G to the masses with the affordable Redmi Note 9T 5G

At one end of the spectrum, we have companies such as Sony and LG that launch a handful of phones and call it a year. Then there's Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi that launches so many phones that's it's hard to keep track. Adding to its selection is the newly-launched Redmi Note 9T 5G that — as the name suggests — gives you access to 5G networks without breaking the bank.

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Motorola refreshes Moto G line, introduces new budget phones priced as low as $170

Motorola refreshes Moto G line, introduces new budget phones priced as low as $170

The original Moto G pioneered the mid-range phone space, and subsequent released have offered at least respectable value. After a few stumbles, we quite liked last year's Moto G Power and G Stylus. A new generation of budget Moto phones launch this very month, and three of them are Moto G phones. There are new, more powerful versions of the G Power and G Stylus, as well as a G Play priced at just $170. If you want to step up from the G, Motorola also has the new Motorola One 5G Ace, which is its cheapest 5G phone yet at $400.

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Linking devices to Google Home and finding the correct app will soon be easier

Linking devices to Google Home and finding the correct app will soon be easier

Setting up new smart home devices is always a hassle, which you might have noticed following the holidays and presents under the tree. You have to look through a list of Assistant actions during setup and select the appropriate one, which is just one part of the multi-step pairing process. Google is looking to make this step easier with the introduction of suggestion chips for new device's actions on your network, but smart home app developers will have to do their part to enable this.

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Sony's new 4K and 8K Bravia XR TVs come with Google TV built-in

Sony's new 4K and 8K Bravia XR TVs come with Google TV built-in

Google TV is the latest iteration of Google's smart TV software, having made its debut on the latest Chromecast a few months back. Sony's new Bravia XR TVs are among the first to arrive with Google TV built-in, and they have some other noteworthy features as well.

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Lenovo's modest new Tab P11 Android tablet starts at $230 and is ready for extreme accessorizing

Lenovo's modest new Tab P11 Android tablet starts at $230 and is ready for extreme accessorizing

For some of you, an Android tablet might be all you need — maybe just with a few mode changes like a dock, a folio, maybe even a pen. Lenovo has catered to this very peculiar subset for a long time and it's doing so again for 2021 with its latest Tab P11.

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Bose's new earbuds don't actually go in your ears

Bose's new earbuds don't actually go in your ears

There are plenty of truly wireless earbuds on the market, but not many of them can claim to be as unique as the new Bose Sport Open Earbuds. They're IPX4 rated, can go for 8 hours of battery life on a single charge — and make virtually no skin contact, sitting above the ear and allowing listeners to stay aware of their surroundings in a way that practically no other earbud can do.

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Google Assistant's new Do Nothing mode does just that

Google Assistant's new Do Nothing mode does just that

For the most part, people make use of Google Assistant to get work done or learn more about stuff. However, as we've seen over the years, there's also a lighter side to it that shows up now and then. The latest advancement along that line is a new Do Nothing mode that does just what the name suggests — nothing. And yeah, there's plenty of sass in its responses.

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Moto G Stylus sequel appears in new 360-degree video with supersized design

Moto G Stylus sequel appears in new 360-degree video with supersized design

Motorola's Moto G lineup has been creeping up in price and features for a while now, and last year, the company tried something different. Moto released two G phones in the United States (and some other regions), the G Power and G Stylus. The latter was equipped with a passive stylus, making it a competitor against the LG Stylo series, and now Motorola is working on a super-sized sequel.

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One UI 3.1 leak reveals key Galaxy S21 Ultra features

One UI 3.1 leak reveals key Galaxy S21 Ultra features

The cat is finally out of the bag — we know that the Samsung Unpacked event is taking place on January 14. We have learned plenty about the Samsung Galaxy S21 series and the accessories that will launch alongside (the Galaxy Buds Pro and the Galaxy SmartTag). As if that wasn't enough, a new leak sheds more light on the software that will ship with the phones.

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