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Amazon one-day sale knocks up to 30 percent off storage from SanDisk and Lexar

Those looking for new portable drives, SD cards and other storage gadgets have a bunch of discounted items to choose from today. Amazon has a one-day sale that knocks up to 25 percent off drives from Western Digital and up to 30 percent off microSD cards, thumb drives and more from SanDisk, Lexar and other brands. While we'll likely see discounts tomorrow during Black Friday proper as well, most of the devices in these sales have lower prices for today only.

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Some highlights in the drive sale are the SanDisk Extreme portable drive in 2TB, which is 60 percent off and down to $ 185, plus the Crucial X6 in 2TB and the SanDisk Ultra NAND SSD in 4TB, which are down to $ 143 and $ 300 respectively. The SanDisk Extreme portable drive is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, and it's pretty durable thanks to its IP55-rated design with two-meter drop protection. It also has optional password protection, 256‐bit AES hardware encryption and up to 1,050 MB/s read and up to 1,000 MB/s write speed. Crucial's X6 is also quite compact, with read speeds up to 540 MB/s and a shock and vibration-proof design.

Buy SanDisk Extreme (2TB) at Amazon – $ 185Buy Crucial X6 (2TB) at Amazon – $ 143Buy SanDisk Ultra SSD (4TB) at Amazon – $ 300

Either of those would make good portable drives for most people, while the SanDisk Ultra NAND SSD is better for anyone looking to upgrade their computer's internal storage. It supports sequential read speeds of up to 560 MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 530 MB/s, and when half off like it is today, it's a great choice for PC gamers looking to add a speedy SSD to their setup.

Highlights in the other memory sale include a number of Nintendo Switch-compatible microSD cards and some Lexar Professional SD cards. You can grab an officially licensed 256GB SanDisk microSD card for the Switch for $ 37, or 31 percent off, but if you're looking for the most storage possible, we recommend Lexar's 1TB Play microSD card, which is down to a record low of $ 128. And photographers and videographers may want to pick up one of Lexar's Professional 2000x SD cards to add to their gear while the 64GB model is on sale for $ 60 and the 128GB card is down to $ 100.

Buy SanDisk microSD card (256GB) at Amazon – $ 37Buy Lexar Play microSD card (1TB) at Amazon – $ 128Buy Lexar Professional SD card (64GB) at Amazon – $ 60Buy Lexar Professional SD card (128GB) at Amazon – $ 100

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Sonos offers its early adopters a 30 percent discount on new speakers

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ARM’s latest chip designs promise 60 percent faster AI on phones

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Samsung sees its Q1 profit drop 60 percent from last year’s record

Samsung just released guidance for its Q1 2019 earnings report, and estimates an operating profit of 6.2 trillion won (about $ 5.5 billion), which is less than half of the $ 14.4 billion profit it recorded in the same period last year. Samsung had issu…
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‘Overwatch’ endorsements reduced toxic behavior by 40 percent

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These stylish Huawei smartwatches are up to 25 percent off on Amazon

Huawei has redefined smartwatch style, and right now you can save anywhere from $ 30 to $ 190 on these elegant yet intelligent accessories.

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Apple nabs 31.3 percent of smartphone sales at the start of 2016 holiday season

Apple is making some gains on Google’s Android mobile operating system and devices — a new report shows the iPhone 7, 7 Plus, and 6S were the three most popular smartphones in the U.S. at the start of the holiday period.

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Great deal! Speck offers 30-40 percent off smartphone, tablet, and laptop cases

Speck is deeply discounting many of its premium Presidio cases, CandyShell cases, and all iPhone 7 cases through Monday, December 26.

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Fragmentation woes: Android 7.0 Nougat running on only 0.3 percent of devices

There are more devices running Gingerbread than Android 7.0 Nougat, Google’s latest Android version. These monthly numbers highlight Google’s biggest issue with Android: fragmentation.

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Washington State’s smartphone spectrometer detects cancer with 99 percent accuracy

Led by assistant professor Lei Li, a research team from Washington State University developed a smartphone spectrometer that can measure up to eight samples at once. This looks to drastically improve cancer detection.

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Second presidential debate-related videos rack up 40 percent more views than the first

Sunday’s highly-anticipated debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew new levels of interest from the YouTube community. The closely watched live debate and on-demand videos surrounding it generated over 124M views since Sunday, representing a 40 percent increase compared to the first presidential debate, which drove 88M views.

Of course many viewers came to YouTube to watch the debate live and we saw over 1.5M peak concurrent viewers, five times higher than the second presidential debate in 2012, and over 2.5M live watch hours, nearly six times higher than 2012.

Those viewers were highly engaged as well. On average, they watched the debate for nearly 25 minutes. And they came from all over the globe. After the U.S., top countries by viewership were: Canada, Mexico, Australia, Great Britain and Vietnam.

While much of the attention was on the debate, commentary continues to be a hot topic on YouTube. Sketches from some of the most popular late night shows were amongst the weekend’s most-viewed videos leading up to the debate. If you’re looking for a laugh after Sunday’s heated debate, check out Jimmy Fallon’s Trump calls Madea and Saturday Night Live’s Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton Debate Cold Open.

The final presidential debate is next Wednesday, Oct. 19, and we’ll bring you all the action live on YouTube from Las Vegas, Nev.

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Buy an Apple, Samsung, or LG phone at T-Mobile and get up to 50 percent off a tablet

If you’re looking to get a new tablet with cellular data, you might want to check out T-Mobile. If you purchase an Apple, Samsung, or LG phone, you can also grab a tablet of the same brand for 50 percent off or a $ 200 discount.

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Give the gift of music this Valentine’s Day, Google Play Music now 50 percent off

Chocolates goes bad and flowers die, but the love of music lasts forever. Grab a Google Play Music All Access subscription, along with YouTube Red, for 50 percent off right now for that someone special in your life.

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Scientists extend the lifespan of mice by up to 35 percent

Would you like to live 35 percent longer? Apparently the trick is removing worn-out "senescent' cells that have a degenerative affect on your body. "Cellular senescence is a biological mechanism that functions as an 'emergency brake' used by damaged…
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Dixons Carphone to close 11 percent of UK stores

The British high street is a difficult place to compete. Dixons Carphone, the company behind Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse, knows that all too well after announcing plans to shutter 134 stores. The downsizing manoeuvre will merge any remain…
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A consumer group sues Samsung for not updating Android on 82 percent of its phones

Samsung has done a lot to improve its software updates over the past few years, but a Dutch consumer group is still unhappy with the lack of timely updates, and has sued the South Korean electronics giant.

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Chrome for Android can now save up to 70 percent of your data with Data Saver mode

If you have a limited data plan or frequent slow networks, you already know how important it is to not waste data. Google’s updated Data Saver mode on Chrome for Android will save up to 70 percent of your data and speed up your Web experience.

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Samsung smartwatch sales are up ‘several hundred percent’ compared to last year

Samsung might not be doing so well in the mobile industry, but its smartwatch sales are up “several hundred percent” compared to last year, according to one executive. That might be due to the Gear S2’s massive popularity in South Korea.

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Jawbone lays off 15 percent of staff and closes its New York office

Jawbone may be in trouble, as it lays off 60 employees and closes its New York office. The company says no more changes will be made, but the wearable maker may also be scaling back other facilities.

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Windows Phone market share drops to 1.7 percent, as Android and Huawei’s fortunes rise

New data from research company Gartner shows Windows Phone’s market share dropping to 1.7 percent during the third quarter from 3 percent last year. Android and iOS continued to dominate, and Huawei saw a big increase in phone sales.

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Despite being made of 90 percent water, MIT’s hydrogel superglue is ridiculously strong

MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering developed a synthetic hydrogel that is strong enough to compare with industrial superglue, but is made of 90 percent water. The synthetic adhesive is inspired by natural occurring hydrogels, like in barnacles and mussels.

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More than 10 percent of iOS users downloaded iOS 9 on day one

Apple’s iOS 9 continues to show good uptake results, but compared to previous versions, the rate has dropped once again. In early reports, 12 percent of iOS users have updated to the latest version, which is down three percent on iOS 8 last year.

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