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Top app, device and accessory sales for August 19, 2014

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We've dug up some solid deals on apps, accessories, smartphones, and tablets. If there's something you've been wanting to get your hands on, check out the list below.

As always, if you find any discounts out in the world that isn't listed, let us know in the comments!

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iFixit carefully dismantles Google's futuristic Project Tango tablet

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Google's Project Tango is an interesting venture by the company to produce advanced hardware. These devices are capable of creating a 3D model of the surrounding environment and enable software to interact with both motion and available space. Previously, iFixit took apart the smartphone prototype, but the folks haven't halted and are back with the tablet counterpart.

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Motorola Moto X buyers can get a free wood back cover until August 21

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Motorola's Moto X smartphone may be close to a year old, but that isn't stopping the company from offering a new deal on the Android smartphone. From now until August 21, people who purchase the phone and then customize it with the Moto Maker can get a free wood back cover for free.

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LG to standardize G3 UX features across future smartphones and tablets

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LG plans to bring across UX features found on its high-end G3 flagship smartphone to both entry and mid-range hardware. The company today announced that proprietary UX features will be standardized across the majority of products to be released later this year. It's a bid to make its more affordable hardware feel more premium and unique when compared against competing smartphones.

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Sony brings waterproofing to a mid-range price point with the new Xperia M2 Aqua

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Sony has today unveiled the Xperia M2 Aqua, a new mid-range waterproof smartphone. It's an interesting release since this device marks the company's first attempt to bring waterproof technology to a mid-range price point. The specifications are pretty solid as it's essentially the Xperia M2 with some extra sealing for a quick swim.

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HTC announces new Butterfly 2 flagship for Asia, arriving next month

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HTC has today unveiled its Butterfly 2 flagship smartphone for the Asia region. As previously covered, we're looking at a localized version of the One M8 but with some interesting additions. The new Butterfly device will launch next month across Asia.

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Big Android BBQ hosts open call for original game entries in app challenge

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The Big Android BBQ is calling on developers to submit entries for original games that are fun. All original submissions will win entry into the BABBQ and there are varying ticket prizes as well for the challenge winners. The event, slated for October 16-18 in the Dallas, Texas metropolitan area.

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Android 101: How to 'forget' a Wifi network

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Wifi is a godsend. It gives fast, cheap data to these little devices in our pockets, and hooking in is a breeze. All you usually need is a name and a password. There are times, however, that you might want to tell your phone to "forget" a Wifi network. Maybe you don't want it to connect automatically, which for me is the case once I've landed on a plane, or gotten within sight of a Starbucks, even if I'm not going inside.

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Verizon HTC One M8 getting a power boost, updated Android OS come September

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Verizon's HTC One M8 will be in for a treat come September as HTC executives have announced on Twitter that the handset will get some notable software updates. In particular, the flagship aluminum-clad phone will get a software boost to Android 4.4.3 as well as the Extreme Power Saving Mode to extend the standby time of the phone by turning off non-critical radios when not needed.

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Sprint's reworked Framily plans bring more data for less through 2015

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Sprint's new Family Share Pack plans bring more data for less

Sprint has announced its new Family Share Pack plans that replaces the company's Framily plans, and the new plans offer more data for less starting on August 22. According to the Now Network carrier, Sprint's plans will offer customers as much as twice the amount of data to comparable plans from rivals.

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