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Best Samsung Prime Day deals: Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy Buds Plus, Galaxy Watch 3 and more

This story is part of Amazon Prime Day, CNET’s guide on everything you need to know and how to make sure you get the best deal.

Amazon’s Prime Day has arrived. The long-awaited two-day shopping event kicked off with thousands of deals, and one of the top brands you’ll find deep discounts on is Samsung. The Korean tech giant is offering exclusive deals on the full range of its product line, from flagship devices like the Galaxy S20 5G phone (in all its iterations, including the Ultra and Plus) and Note 20 to baseline models such as the Galaxy A line. 

Beyond phones, you’ll also see sweet deals on smartwatches such as the Galaxy Watch 3 and Watch Active, the Galaxy Buds Plus headphones, Samsung’s Android tablets such as the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 Plus, and tons of giant TVs. Best of all, most of these

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HyperX Adds New Wireless Cloud Buds to Audio Lineup


HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc., today announced the release of the HyperX wireless Cloud Buds ™. The new Cloud Buds offers a Bluetooth ® 5.0 wireless connection using Qualcomm aptX ™ HD and feature 14mm drivers that deliver immersive premium HyperX sound for a range of playing and listening applications. Discrete and portable, the new Cloud Buds delivers immersive on-the-go gaming and entertainment with signature HyperX comfort and a multi-functional mic, making them a great fit for today’s hybrid work and school environments that require extended hours of digital communication.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201012005111/en/

HyperX Cloud Buds Wireless Headphones (Photo: Business Wire)

The Cloud Buds is designed with signature HyperX comfort, featuring three sizes of HyperX patented silicone ear tips to provide ultimate comfort and sound experiences on-the-go. The Cloud Buds also

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Realme Buds Air Pro, Buds Wireless Pro bring Active Noise Cancellation tech for under Rs 5,000

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Realme Buds Air Pro and Buds Wireless Pro debut in India today. These are important upgrades over the last-generation Buds Air and Buds Wireless audio devices. Realme is packing active noise cancellation on both the new products under the distinction of the word “Pro”. There are new designs for both models, as well as new functionalities on Realme’s wireless products in the audio segment. But before we dive into them, let us get the price and sale details out of our way.

Realme Buds Air Pro Price, Buds Wireless Pro Price

Realme has priced the Buds Air Pro at Rs 4,999 and the Buds Wireless Pro at Rs 3,999. The price points are attractive given they do not stray too far from what the predecessors cost. The Realme Buds Air was launched for Rs 3,999 while the Buds Wireless was launched at Rs 1,799. The Buds Air Pro comes in

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Samsung Galaxy Buds vs. Samsung Galaxy Buds Live

Samsung has become a top contender in the true wireless earbuds space with the Galaxy Buds Live and Buds Plus. The Buds Live are designed with ergonomics in mind, presenting a bean-shaped design that fits in almost any ear. The Buds Plus share a design more akin to what most are used to in earbuds; both designs have something for everyone.

In this guide, we consider design, audio, features, battery life, and price to give you an idea of which will work best for you.


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The difference in design between these two products is dramatic, to say the least. The Buds Live feature a bean-shaped design that fits into the concha of the ear — one of the most ergonomically shaped products in Samsung’s lineup. They have a glossy finish on the exterior and a matte finish on the underside. The Buds Live also feature air

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Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds Live wireless earbuds are $35 off at Woot

Samsung’s fantastic Galaxy Buds Live, lovingly referred to as “Galaxy Beans” due to their shape, are $35 off at Woot if you’re an Amazon Prime member. This brings the cost from $170 down to $135 (just make sure you’re signed in with your Prime account on Woot). If you aren’t a Prime member, you can still get a great deal. It’s $25 off, so $145 at checkout. These sale prices will last until later tonight, unless it sells out before then.

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My colleagues Chris Welch and Becca Farsace spent quality time with the Galaxy Buds Live, and you can check out the video review above or the written post here. What stands out in this model, compared to the cheaper Galaxy Buds Plus and other models, is their unconventional design, lengthy battery life and powerful sound. They boast noise cancellation, but they

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Google’s Latest Pixel Buds 2 Update Finally Does The Trick

Google is rolling out another update for its beleaguered Pixel Buds today, which is targeted at fixing persistent audio cut-outs. 

A Google employee on the company’s support forums posted yesterday that a new update – V552 – was being rolled out immediately. The new firmware is supposed to fix the issue of the Pixel Buds dropping audio at exactly 1 minute 50 seconds into playback. The initial response from Pixel Bud owners is positive, with many saying their problem has been solved. 

Audio connectivity issues have been a common complaint from Pixel Bud owners since the earbuds released in

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CBP Seized OnePlus Buds as ‘Counterfeit’ AirPods. Now It’s Doubling Down

If it quacks like a duck, in other words, CBP is within its rights to call it a counterfeit duck. And the agency has familiarity with Apple counterfeits; they’re so prevalent that Apple participates in the agency’s Donations Acceptance Program, in which private companies donate relevant resources to help CBP spot fakes. According to a 2019 Government Accountability Office report, Apple contributes digital microscopes, lighting cable detectors, and iPhone power cords to help the agency authenticate products. Procter and Gamble, Otter, Cisco, and other companies participate in the program, as well.

McKenna says the fact that OnePlus Buds are listed at a little over half the cost of AirPods may have registered as another strike on the CBP’s limited checklist. Selling something that looks so similar for so much less is likely to set off alarms.

What the CBP seizure does not mean, though, is that OnePlus Buds are suddenly

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Feds seize almost $400K of ‘counterfeit Apple AirPods’ that are actually OnePlus Buds

In a truly bizarre situation that I’m still trying to wrap my head around, US Customs and Border Protection tonight tweeted that its officers had “recently seized 2,000 counterfeit Apple AirPods from Hong Kong, valued at $398K had they been genuine.” There’s also a press release: “CBP officers are protecting the American public from various dangers on a daily basis,” said Troy Miller, director of CBP’s New York field operations, in the release. “The interception of these counterfeit earbuds is a direct reflection of the vigilance and commitment to mission success by our CBP Officers daily.” These units originated from Hong Kong and were seized at JFK on August 31st; they were headed to Nevada, according to the press release.

The only problem is, based on the agency’s own photos, the seized products appear to be legitimate OnePlus Buds — in a box that plainly says as much. But CBP

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Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Plus are just $95 for one day only at Woot

At Woot, Amazon Prime members can pick up a set of Samsung’s very good Galaxy Buds Plus wireless earbuds for $95. This is the lowest price yet. If you don’t have Prime, your checkout price will be $100, so it’s not too harsh of a penalty. This sale is happening for one day only, so don’t expect it to be available if you’re checking this out on Sunday or beyond.

The Galaxy Buds Plus are worth checking out if you value long-lasting battery life, superb sound quality, and solid microphones for placing calls.

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Beats Solo 3 wireless on-ear headphones are down to just $103 at Daily Steals when you use the code VERGESOLO in at checkout. These usually cost somewhere between $150 and $200, depending on the color you want, and Daily Steals’ selection truly stands out beyond the standard colorways. It

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