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We're podcasting live today at 4 p.m. EDT!

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It's time to limber up, folks. This is gonna be a good one.

On tap today, on the Greatest Android Podcast in the World: We'll discuss Windows Phone coming to the HTC One M8 (or did the HTC One M8 go to Windows Phone?), we'll see if anyone's stirred up any FUD in the past week or so, and Uber is coming to all the services. Plus, LG has new low-end phones, the developer of Flappy Bird releases a new app, and we'll answer your questions live on air!

So join us here at 4 p.m. EDT — that's 9 p.m. in London — as we record episode 199 of the Android Central Podcast!

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1 hour ago

Operation Clean Slate: clearing your history in YouTube

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Youtube histories are a wonderful way to look inside someone's soul...

How to cover your tracks and clear your YouTube history

Welcome back to class. Today, we're watching videos.

Your YouTube history is fairly easy to find and clear out if need be, but what about the search history? Do you want it to autocomplete to "red hot baby mommas" every time you're looking for a Red Hot Chili Peppers video? Did you forget to switch accounts before handing it off to your little ones and now your recommendations are littered with those mind-numbing toy demos?

Or, yes, worse. Much, much worse.

Never fear, we can scrub that data from YouTube and get you back to what you really want to see — more cat videos.

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Deal of the Day: Qmadix X Series Cover for Samsung Galaxy S5

This Galaxy S5 hard case features a hard polycarbonate outer shell and a shock absorbent TPU underneath for double the protection against impacts. The back has a glossy finish while the sides provide softer edging for a comfortable grip.

The Qmadix X Series Cover is available for just $12.95, 57% off today only. Backed by our 60-day return policy and fast shipping!

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1 hour ago

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 video teaser campaign begins with handwriting

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12 days ahead of Samsung's Unpacked IFA 2014 press event in Berlin,Germany on September 3, along with a similar event in New York City, the company has released its first video teaser for the upcoming Galaxy Note 4, with an emphasis on how the Note family has handled handwriting in the past.

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2 hours ago

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini review

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

Another year, another Samsung Mini — is this one any better?

Even with the arrival of smaller flagship-level handsets like the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, "mini" Android smartphones typically occupy the mid-range space. This was the case with last year's Galaxy S4 Mini, and many miniature flagships since, including HTC's One Mini 2. And the same is true of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini, which downsizes its specs as well as its display.

But unlike last year's model, 2014's Samsung mini brings over some of its big brother's headline hardware and software features, meaning the user experience is much closer to the premium Galaxy S model this time around. But the GS5 Mini, like the phone upon which it's based, faces more competition than ever at its current price point. So how does it compare? Join us after the break, as we give the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini the full review treatment.

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3 hours ago

Cricket Wireless offers $100 bill credit to T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers

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AT&T's no-contract subsidiary Cricket Wireless is going after the current customers of T-Mobile and MetroPCS with a new promotion, offering them a $100 bill credit if they switch their phone number to Cricket.

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3 hours ago

Samsung Galaxy Alpha available for UK pre-order starting August 28

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Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Alpha will be available for pre-order in the UK beginning next Thursday, August 28. Customers can order either from the Samsung UK store or selected retail partners. The phone will be available in the UK beginning September 10 at the Samsung Experience Stores and the Samsung Store at Westfield Stratford City, while going on sale from retail partners such as Carphone Warehouse beginning September 12.

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3 hours ago

The Case-Mate Tough Case for the HTC One M8

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Case-Mate Tough for HTC One M8

This case gives the HTC One M8 some grip it's sorely lacking

We sometimes joke about using a large phone to bludgeon someone. Or sometimes you'll pack your phone in one of those large "rugged" shells and see what kind of damage you can do. But rarely do we look at one of those form fitting cases as a blunt instrument.

That changes today, with the Case-Mate Tough Case for the HTC One M8.

This sucker is one serious case.

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4 hours ago

Coin, the one credit card to rule them all, now available for backers, sort of

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Coin — the sort of physical digital that aims to replace all the other cards in your wallet — is now available for backers to claim. (We're one of them.) There are a few caveats, though. One is that while the iOS app will be ready Aug. 28, the Android app won't drop until Sept. 25.

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4 hours ago

Top app, device and accessory sales for August 22, 2014

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Looking for deals on apps, accessories, smartphones, and tablets? We've found a bunch of limited-time offers of which you may want to take advantage.

Give us a shout in the comments if you find any other sales floating around the web and we'll be sure to share 'em!

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