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With the rumored larger iPhone on the way, Samsung swooped in to announce the latest iteration of the Galaxy Note. The Galaxy Note 4 boasts a 5.7″ AMOLED display which offers improved crispness over that Galaxy Note 3’s version and it should give Android fans a welcome iPhone 6 competitor. The new smartphone will come with an improved S Pen with better sensitivity so you don’t have to use your fat fingers to open and close apps. Also included is a heart-rate monitor and fingerprint sensor, a 16-megapixel rear camera, and some minor tweaks to the appearance. It isn’t a crazy overhaul to the previous Note, but it is a nice little step forward.

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AirPods, Apple’s popular wireless headphones, get a fresh look thanks to BlackPods, a company that paints real Apple AirPods using a proprietary painting and finishing process. Available in matte black, space gray or high-gloss black finish, each pair is hand-finished and tested. Whether you’re sending in yours or ordering new, combining the flexibility of wireless headphones with the sleek and luxurious BlackPods look will make plain old white AirPods seem boring by comparison. Better yet, BlackPods gives you $30 off your order by joining their e-mail list. It’s time to upgrade.