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Month: June 2021

Save up to 35% on Amazfit smartwatches, and more fitness tracker deals

Credit: Adamya Sharma / Android Authority A fitness tracker is one of the most helpful gadgets when it comes to getting in shape. It won’t magically make you fit, but it can keep you on top of your fitness goals and stay motivated. Some manufacturers even offer fitness trackers just for kids. We’ve gathered deals from all of the major players, and you can check out our favorites below. Related: The best smartwatches you can buy There’s quite a lot of overlap with smartwatches and fitness trackers these days. If you’re looking first and foremost for smartwatch functionality, you might prefer to peruse our list of the best smartwatch deals available right now. Featured deal: Save up to 35% on Amazfit smartwatches Credit: B&H Amazfit hasn’t quite got the name recognition of Fitbit or Garmin, but it makes solid fitness trackers at affordable prices. Three nice Amazfit models are either matching or bettering their lowest-ever price today, saving you as much as 35% on the retail price. B&H has a $50 off coupon on both the Amazfit GTR and GTS 2e right now. The GTR is the older of the two models, but still offers a nice design, a vibrant display, and impressive battery life. It’s available for just $89.99 ($50 off). The GTS 2e only hit the shelves in the US at the start of the year, but...

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Awesome New Trailer Released for ‘Rush Rally Origins’ and an August Launch is Looking Likely

Late last week developer Brownmonster announced a new game called Rush Rally Origins, and as that title suggests it’s a game that takes the best-in-class rally racing of the Rush Rally series and revisits the original game’s top-down view in an effort to create “the definitive top-down racer” on mobile. Based on how incredible the previous entry Rush Rally 3 is, and based on my love of the top-down racing genre, I think Rush Rally Origins has a very good chance of accomplishing that goal. While that initial announcement was accompanied by some very lovely screenshots, I think I’m even more convinced now that I’ve seen Rush Rally Origins in motion thanks to this brand new trailer. Lookin’ real good! Rush Rally Origins will feature 36 new stages spread across the world, with the ability to change the time of day or weather in each of them. And of course, being a Rush Rally game, these stages will take place on multiple types of surfaces including dirt, gravel, sand, mud, pavement, or snow, and vehicles will handle differently depending on which surface you’re racing on. As expected you’ll be able to race against other competitors and download ghosts from the global leaderboards to race against, or you can compete against yourself trying to set the best time for a stage. There’s also a vehicle upgrading system and customizeable controls,...

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Pick up a like-new Pixel 5 for just $429.99, and more Google Pixel deals

Credit: David Imel / Android Authority The Google Pixel family has long had a list of features that make it a go-to for die-hard fans. Whether it’s the vanilla Android experience or the powerful camera, the Pixel packs some features that set it apart from the pack. As Android nerds, we’re always on the lookout for Google Pixel deals. With the Google Pixel 5 finally here, we’re hoping that we’ll start to see bigger discounts on previous variants soon. Here are some of the best deals from the Pixel 5 to the original Pixel XL and everything in between. Featured deal: Pick up a like-new Pixel 5 for just $429.99 Credit: Best Buy Even with the Google Pixel 5a potentially on the horizon, there hasn’t been a significant price drop on the Pixel 5 in a long time. Trust me, I’ve been checking. In lieu of any discounts on a new model, you can save $270 by picking up this Geek Squad certified refurbished Pixel 5 for just $429.99. We recommend the Pixel 5 at full price, so landing one for under $450 is a great opportunity. In particular, it offers a fantastic display, great battery life, wireless charging, an IP68 water and dust resistance rating, and an excellent UI. This particular phone is locked to the Verizon network, so it would need to be unlocked to work with...

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Get a close look at Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 3 through a leaked video

Credit: Evan Blass / Twitter A leak has provided video of the Galaxy Z Flip 3. The footage shows Samsung’s foldable from most angles, including its larger external screen. Samsung is rumored to launch the phone sometime in August. You might not have to settle for static photos of the Galaxy Z Flip 3. Leaker Evan Blass has shared what appear to be official videos showing Samsung’s upcoming foldable from virtually every angle, both closed and open. The clips are short, but provide a good sense of how the Galaxy Z Flip 3 will improve on the original model (no, there’s no Z Flip 2). Most notably, they show off the larger, reportedly 19.-inch external display and two-tone back panel — you should have an easier time checking notifications or taking photos without popping the clamshell open. You only see a handful of the Z Flip 3 color range across the videos, including beige, black, gray, and light violet. Samsung is rumored to have dark blue, dark green, pink and white hues in development. See also: The best foldable phones If earlier leaks are accurate, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 would run on a Snapdragon 888 chip and carry a larger battery than its predecessors. There have been claims Samsung would introduce an under-display selfie camera, although that isn’t necessarily the case — the video clearly shows a...

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4: Everything we know so far (June 30)

Credit: Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority Update: June 30, 2021 (05:16 PM ET): We’ve updated the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 hub below with new renders for the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. Read on for all the latest! Original article: The Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 was among the few smartwatches to challenge the Apple Watch Series 6 in 2020. Now, the Korean company’s flagship wearable is due for an upgrade, likely in the form of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. See also: The best smartwatches you can buy Rumors of the forthcoming wearable are gathering momentum. Below, you’ll find a comprehensive list of all the credible leaks and rumors surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 so far. Be sure to bookmark this article and check in regularly for the latest. Name and release date Credit: Samsung Samsung has switched up its product naming schemes now and again, skipping numbers or adding errant letters to its smartphones’ titles. We don’t foresee that happening with its Galaxy Watch line, though. As the fourth iteration of its Galaxy smartwatch, we expect the device to be called the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. We also have become aware of a second variant of the watch, known as the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. The two models will likely see very different designs. See the next section for more on that. As for the release date, Samsung generally...

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