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A class-leading camera at half the price? Just buy the Pixel 3a already

The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are Google’s latest phones, and their key selling point is that they bring the same exact software and camera experience from the Pixel 3 and 3 XL to a much lower price point -- $399 and $479.

Need a cheap smartphone? Apple iPhone XR and Samsung Galaxy S10e under $500

iPhones and Samsung Galaxy smartphones are the most sought-after gadgets this time of year. Refurbished models might not be your go-to option but they make for great savings. Don't miss out on a practically new iPhone XR or S10e for under $500.
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This Killer Samsung Cyber Monday deal takes $400 off the Galaxy Note 10

Samsung's latest Note 10 and Note 10 Plus are two of the best phones you can get in 2019, and you can get them for $400 off on Cyber Monday. Don't let this deal slip away!
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Cyber Monday Lightning Deal: Save $450 on This Samsung Galaxy S10 Bundle

This Amazon Lightning Deal nets you a Samsung Galaxy S10, a pair of Galaxy Buds, and a $50 Amazon gift card for Cyber Monday. Act fast, though; this deal is only available for the next few hours.
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The best Wear OS apps

Looking for some ways to spruce up that new Android smartwatch of yours? Here are the best Wear OS apps to download and use with any Android smartwatch, including a few specially enhanced for Wear OS 2.0.

The best smartphones for 2019

Smartphones are perhaps the most important and personal piece of tech on the planet. That’s why it’s important to pick the best phone for your individual needs.

The best cheap phones for 2019

Here are the best affordable phones for anyone working with a tight budget, whether you're a fan of stock Android or marathon battery life. Find out what you can get for under $500 or far, far less as we round up the best budget smartphones.

The best Android tablets for 2019

There are lots of Android tablets, but picking the right one comes down to more than just price. Here are the best Android tablets available, whether you want a gorgeous display or processing power.

The coolest car gadgets for 2019

Road tripping can be a slog, but, thankfully, there are hundreds of gadgets designed to help us stay safe and enhance marathon drives. From a reliable backup camera to a self-powered jump starter, here are some of our favorite car accessories.

Best Black Friday tablet deals still available: iPad, Surface Go, and more

Black Friday is done, but the deals aren't. The weekend has brought a ton of great deals on a range of products, including tablets from a range of manufacturers.
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Android vs. iOS: Which smartphone platform is the best?

If you’re trying to choose a new phone and you’re not sure about the merits and pitfalls of the leading smartphone operating systems, then come on in for a detailed breakdown as we pit Android vs. iOS in various categories.
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How to switch from iPhone to Android: The ultimate guide

If you've decided to bridge the great tech divide and leave Apple's walled garden for the unknown shores of Android, here are all the tips you need to start the switch.

How to run Android apps in Windows

Wish you knew how to run Android apps in Windows? It's easier than you might think and there are a number of different ways to do it. In this guide, we break down the steps so you can follow along with ease.

How to root Android phones and tablets (and unroot them)

Wondering whether to root your Android smartphone or stick with stock Android? Perhaps you’ve decided to do it and you just need to know how? Here, you'll find an explanation and a quick guide on how to root Android devices.

The best Android Auto apps for 2019

Whether you want to listen to a podcast or just a random radio station, there's an Android Auto-enabled app out there that will keep you entertained on long drives. Here are the best Android Auto apps for you.

How to turn safe mode on and off in Android

When you have an issue with your phone, safe mode can help you determine whether a third-party app is to blame. If you’re wondering how to access it, or how to turn the feature off in Android, then you have come to the right place.
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