[Deal Alert] LG G7 ThinQ discounted to $630 ($120 off) at B&H

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-24-at-9.50.41-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504927" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-24-at-9.50.41-PM-728x353.png" alt="" width="668" height="324" /></a></p> <p>LG's been doing some... interesting things with its smartphone lineup. It's basically rereleased the V30 twice with marginally different specs, and the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/09/lg-g7-thinq-review-lg-needs-thinqing-stand/">G7 ThinQ isn't very innovative either</a>. Nonetheless, the G7 becomes an interesting proposition at <a href="https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1407150-REG/lg_lmg710ulm_ausapl_g7_thinq_64gb_smartphone.html/BI/19931/KBID/13015">B&H's current price of $629.99</a>, which is $120 less than MSRP.</p> <p><span id="more-504926"></span></p> <p>The G7 sports a (notched) 6.1" 1440p IPS display, a Snapdragon 845, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage with microSD expansion, dual 16MP rear cameras, an 8MP front-facing camera, and a 3,000mAh battery.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/deal-alert-lg-g7-thinq-discounted-630-120-off-bh/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/deal-alert-lg-g7-thinq-discounted-630-120-off-bh/'>[Deal Alert]...

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[Update: Confirmed as bug] Google broke the seek bar in YouTube v13.27

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/07/24 6:36pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/google-broke-seek-bar-youtube-v13-27/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/07/24 6:36pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">The Team YouTube Twitter account has confirmed that this is a bug, and that they're working on a fix. At least this wasn't an intentional change. </span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/yt.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504029" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/yt-728x475.png" alt="" width="668" height="436" /></a></p> <p>Google rolled out a new YouTube app update recently, but something was missing. As of version 13.27, you can't tap on the seek bar to go to a different location in the video. So, the seek bar is...

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The official launch of Nexon’s latest MMORPG ‘MapleStory M’ is here

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/DiWx552XUAEG2IW.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504846" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/DiWx552XUAEG2IW-728x483.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="443" /></a></p> <p>It may have been a long time coming, but Nexon's <em>MapleStory M</em> is finally here. For those that don't know, this is a mobile interpretation of the <a href="http://maplestory.nexon.net/landing/">mainline PC MMORPG</a>. In the past, we had received a few different mobile versions of MapleStory on Android, but they never quite stacked up to the original PC release and were subsequently shut down. <em>MapleStory M</em> is supposed to wipe the mobile slate clean by offering something a little more familiar to longtime fans.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/official-launch-nexons-latest-mmorpg-maplestory-m/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/official-launch-nexons-latest-mmorpg-maplestory-m/'>The official launch...

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Chrome is experimenting with a ‘Switch to this tab’ button

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screenshot-2018-07-23-at-1.48.57-PM-Display-1-Edited.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-504905 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screenshot-2018-07-23-at-1.48.57-PM-Display-1-Edited-728x409.png" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>If you've ever absentmindedly loaded a website that you already had open, don't worry - you're not alone. Google has long had a flag that could help with that, though it's now experimenting with an improved UI containing a 'Switch to this tab' button for it.</p> <p><span id="more-504904"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-24-at-6.13.25-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-504910" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-24-at-6.13.25-PM-668x331.png" alt="" width="668" height="331" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center"><em>The stable implementation.</em></p> <p>Chances are that you didn't know this flag (chrome://flags/#omnibox-tab-switch-suggestions) existed in the first place. In its current stable implementation (see above), it's only distinguished by a tiny...

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Google Play Books v4.3 adds Trim Silences option to the audiobook player [APK Download]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/books.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-504899" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/books.png" alt="" width="728" height="300" /></a></p> <p>Listening to any spoken format, whether it's podcasts or audiobooks, is bound to come with some pauses. If you're bothered by that sort of thing and want to keep things running as smoothly as possible, the latest Play Books update will help you with that. There's a new option that will do some basic audio magic to detect longer moments of silence and cut them down so you won't have to sit through any long gaps in sound.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/google-play-books-v4-3-adds-trim-silences-option-audiobook-player-apk-download/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/google-play-books-v4-3-adds-trim-silences-option-audiobook-player-apk-download/'>Google Play Books v4.3...

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Every new Android P feature we have found so far [Continuously updated – now with DP4]

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/05/17 1:57pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/every-new-android-p-feature-weve-found-far-continuously-updated/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/05/17 1:57pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title"> Stuff discovered in Google's latest Android P DP2 images has now been added, as well as features announced at Google I/O </span> </div> </a> </li><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/06/24 2:24pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/every-new-android-p-feature-weve-found-far-continuously-updated/#2"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_2"> 2</span>: 2018/06/24 2:24pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title"> All the things we've found in the recent Android P DP3/Beta 2 are also now included. </span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_Android-P-hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-478243" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_Android-P-hero-728x473.jpg" alt="Android P hero" width="668" height="434" /></a></p> <p>It's that...

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109: Google Cloud Next, Chromebook Plus V2, Chrome 68 | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got the first day of Google Cloud Next news, our review of the Chromebook Plus V2, and the rollout of Chrome 68 with its new HTTP warning. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. https://9to5google.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2018/07/9to5google-daily-109.mp3 more…

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Google redesigns its support pages to include a whole lot more white space

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/new-google-help-home-page.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504889" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/new-google-help-home-page-728x380.png" alt="" width="668" height="349" /></a></p> <p>Google sure loves its negative space. Following bright refreshes of both <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/25/new-gmail-modern-interface-snooze-confidential-email/">Gmail</a> and <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/09/google-drive-gets-new-web-interface-match-gmail/">Google Drive</a> earlier this year, Google Help has been overhauled with a new layout that includes way, way more white than the previous design.</p> <p><span id="more-504888"></span></p> <p>The new design is admittedly handsome, and very <em>2018 Google</em>. The Google Help home page layout, seen above, features a friendly greeting and pulls the search bar down from the corner and puts it front and center.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/google-redesigns-support-pages-include-whole-lot-white-space/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/google-redesigns-support-pages-include-whole-lot-white-space/'>Google redesigns its support pages to...

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10 ugliest phones ever made — brace yourselves, people!

Phone makers took a lot of design risks back in the day to make their phones stand out from the crowd. A lot of them failed miserably, producing handsets that are ugly beyond belief. Some didn’t look like phones at all, resembling things like powder cases and AC remote controls — check them out for […]

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TP-Link announces new Kasa Outdoor Camera and dual-outlet smart plug

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/tp.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504884" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/tp-728x390.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="358" /></a></p> <p>TP-Link isn't just making routers anymore. It has branched out into smart plugs, cameras, and more routers. TP-Link is preparing to roll out two Kasa-branded new products in the coming weeks: an outdoor security camera and a smart plug with two outlets. As with all other TP-Link Kasa devices, these have full integration with Google Assistant.</p> <p><span id="more-504879"></span></p> <p>The smart plug mates with a single wall outlet, but the two outputs operate as separate smart plugs.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/tp-link-announces-new-kasa-outdoor-camera-dual-outlet-smart-plug/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/tp-link-announces-new-kasa-outdoor-camera-dual-outlet-smart-plug/'>TP-Link announces new Kasa Outdoor Camera and dual-outlet smart plug</a> was...

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[Deal Alert] Sony Xperia XZ Premium down to $470 ($230 off) at B&H

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-24-at-4.04.09-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504878" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-24-at-4.04.09-PM-728x401.png" alt="" width="668" height="368" /></a></p> <p>The <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/09/sony-xperia-xz2-premium-cost-whopping-999-99-us-pre-orders-open-july-9/">Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium</a> is currently in the pre-order phase in the US, with the official release date set for July 30th. But at $999.99, it's extremely expensive, and it's just not that attractive of a phone. The original XZ Premium has been discounted to $469.99 by B&H, allowing for a somewhat affordable method to get a 4K display-equipped phone.</p> <p><span id="more-504877"></span></p> <p>Sony's XZ Premium comes with a 5.5" 4K display, a Snapdragon 835, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, a 19MP "Motion Eye" camera capable of 960fps slow-motion...

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Giveaway: 2 lucky winners will get a lifetime Plex Pass and a 2TB WD My Cloud NAS plus free Plex Pass trials for everyone else [Global]

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/plexpass.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504845" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/plexpass-728x291.png" alt="" width="668" height="267" /></a></p> <p>Two Android Police readers are about to get the ultimate home and mobile media setup thanks to our friends at Plex. Each winner will receive a <em>lifetime</em> Plex Pass (a $120 value) as well as a 2TB WD My Cloud Home ($159 value) to store your content and provide the server hardware. If you aren't so lucky, they have been kind enough to offer 30-day free trials for Plex Pass for everyone else, too.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/giveaway-2-lucky-winners-will-get-lifetime-plex-pass-2tb-wd-cloud-nas-plus-free-plex-pass-trials-everyone-else-global/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/24/giveaway-2-lucky-winners-will-get-lifetime-plex-pass-2tb-wd-cloud-nas-plus-free-plex-pass-trials-everyone-else-global/'>Giveaway: 2 lucky winners will get a lifetime Plex Pass...

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