New Year deal: Stay alert on the road with Ridy

The holiday season can involve long or late-night driving, which is always a risk. Even the safest of drivers sometimes feel sleepy at the wheel. It only takes a moment of nodding off to risk your life and others. Well, a high-tech solution was successfully funded on Indiegogo. Ridy is a distracted driving alert device […]

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Google Search Featured Snippets highlighting answers on linked AMP articles

Featured Snippets in Google Search provide users with direct answers and are leveraged during voice queries on Assistant and Home speakers. On the web, Google sometimes shows videos queued to the relevant timestamp and is now directly highlighting answers on AMP articles when users click-through to the full answer. With Feature Snippets, users can quickly see […]

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The Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, XZ2, and XZ3 are $100-$200 off right now

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Sony-xperia-xz3-review-18.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-517919" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Sony-xperia-xz3-review-18-728x489.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="449" /></a></p> <p>We've seen some <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/22/sony-xperia-xz2-530-170-off-xa2-ultra-280-120-off-xz3-850-50-off-bh-retailers/">great sales on Sony phones</a> lately, but if you missed out on those, here's another opportunity. Four of Sony's 2018 phones are currently discounted, including the XA2 ($100 off), XA2 Ultra ($150 off), XZ2 ($200 off), and XZ3 ($100 off).<span id="more-535359"></span></p> <p>The Xperia XA2, a budget phone that Sony launched earlier this year, is $199.99 right now ($100 off). It has a Snapdragon 630 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB of storage (with microSD card support), a 5.2-inch 1080p screen, and a headphone jack.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/30/the-sony-xperia-xa2-xa2-ultra-xz2-and-xz3-are-100-200-off-right-now/" class="read-more">Read...

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The Best Games of 2018: Tetris Effect

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/12/30/the-best-games-of-2018-tetris-effect/">The Best Games of 2018: Tetris Effect</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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ExaGear app review: A Windows emulator with questionable utility

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DSC02212.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-535355" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DSC02212-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Wine, the popular cross-platform Windows compatibility layer, has been officially available for Android <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/22/wine-popular-windows-compatibility-layer-can-now-installed-android/">since early 2018</a>. However, it only translates API calls; there's no built-in emulator to convert x86 instructions for ARM processors. ExaGear is a paid emulator for Android that attempts to solve this problem, by adding an x86 emulator to a modified version of Wine.<span id="more-530722"></span></p> <p>ExaGear's current price of $29.99 doesn't seem unreasonable to me, especially considering its the only Windows emulator on the Play Store with anything close to decent performance (<a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/07/crossover-android-chrome-os-enters-open-beta/">CrossOver</a> aside, which...

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Best Movies of 2018: Hereditary

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/12/30/best-movies-of-2018-hereditary/">Best Movies of 2018: Hereditary</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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This week in Android: Punch hole screens are here!

It’s the end of 2018, and you might hear a collective sigh from smartphone pundits. This year was celebrated almost universally by incremental increases to already great hardware. But we also got new form factors — sliders and pop-out cameras — in our quest to eliminate the bezel. Those designs and more will be further refined in […]

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Best Movies of 2018: A Star Is Born

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Apple exited the home Wi-Fi market at the wrong time

One of the more interesting news items of 2018 was Apple discontinuing the AirPort lineup. From the first Airport product to the last final AirPort Extreme, Apple was selling premium Wi-Fi hardware devices at a time when most people I knew were content with a $30 router from Walmart. Since they released their final AirPort […]

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Weekend poll: Pick our Android Police Readers’ Choice phone of the year

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Readers-Choice-weekend-poll-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-535335" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Readers-Choice-weekend-poll-hero-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Some of you may remember as far back as three weeks ago when we announced selecting the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/11/android-polices-2018-smartphone-of-the-year-is-the-oneplus-6t/">OnePlus 6T as our phone of the year</a>. This was after a long and bitter struggle following an internal nomination and selection process. But although the OnePlus 6T topped our own list this year, we're curious to see what you, our collective readers, consider the best phone of the year.</p> <p><span id="more-535331"></span></p> <p>Not to toot our or your horns too hard, but we think our readers have a more sophisticated taste...

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10 tech predictions from the staff of Android Authority

2018 is almost at an end and it’s undoubtedly been an excellent year for smartphones. We’re already quickly gearing up for 2019’s early high profile releases, and — leaks aside — we’re pretty confident that our veteran industry status gives us a pretty good idea about what to expect. Here are ten of the Android […]

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Last minute deal: Produce stunning presentations with Slideshop

If you regularly produce presentations in your line of work, you’ll know that the content is only half the story. The rest of the time you spend trying to make it look professional and impressive. The problem is that this can be a painstaking process. Let Slideshop do the heavy lifting for you. This popular […]

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