Reddit’s official Android app now launched w/ three months of free Reddit Gold

We got our first hands-on with a beta version of Reddit’s official Android app back in January, and the app has now been formally launched in the Google Play store. Confusingly, it’s currently labelled as version 0.3.1 despite the company listing it as the launch week.

The app is the best way to enjoy Reddit on mobile.

  • Browse all of Reddit, wherever you are
  • Search and discover communities by topic or interest
  • Submit your own comments, images, links, and stories for others to view and discuss
  • Customize Reddit with themes (including night theme)
  • View in either compact view or card view
  • Stay up to date with your orangereds with Inbox: messages, comment replies, post replies, and mentions … 

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HTC is offering a free pair of $199 JBL Reflect Aware C headphones with the purchase of an HTC 10

Following the long awaited release of JBL’s USB-C powered Reflect Aware C headphones, HTC now has a promotion available to get a set for free. While these headphones are usually priced at 9, this promo offers them for free with the purchase of an HTC 10 (via AndroidGuys).

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Google traffic for WSJ falls after removing ‘first click free’ search trick to bypass paywall

After the Wall Street Journal removed the well-known trick of using Google to access articles behind a paywall, their Search traffic fell by nearly half. While this led to an increase in paying subscribers since February, the publication argues that Google should rank subscription content equally.

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Make an Android Experiment, win a free ticket to Google I/O 2016 & $5,000 for travel

If you’re a developer and either 1) didn’t have the cash to put down for a trip to Mountain View or 2) didn’t get very lucky in the lottery, then you might want to listen up. There may not be a fun Easter egg hunt like in years past, but this is still a great opportunity to win a trip to I/O — and it actually requires a bit of skill. In the Android Experiments I/O Challenge, Google is offering developers who submit their apps a chance to win one of three trips to I/O or one of five Nexus 6Ps…

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Google Fiber drops its free basic tier in Kansas City, replaces with $50/m 100Mbps plan

When Google Fiber first launched in Kansas City, it did so with the promise of free internet, as long as customers paid for their installation. While subscribers could opt to pay per month for 12 months to cover the 0 installation fee, internet usage was completely free. There was one caveat however: Download speeds were limited to just 5Mbps. Now, Google has replaced this Basic Tier with a 100Mbps plan and rebranded its two other tiers.

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Deal: Honor 6X pre-order w/ free VR headset, battery, headphones: $250 shipped ($445 value, tax NY only)

If you’re considering Huawei’s Honor 6X as a budget option, this might be the best deal you’ll find on the phone for a while. B&H offers a pre-order of the Honor 6X for 0 shipped (tax only in NY, and it should be shipping soon, since other retailers are already shipping) with a free pair of headphones, a VR headset, and a battery pack. Those freebies add up to a value of 5, which is notable considering the phone is only 0 to start with…

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