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You can finally customize your Nintendo Switch without any damage [Sponsored Post]

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23 temporarily free and 26 on-sale apps for Wednesday

It's Wednesday! We're halfway through the last week of April, so that means it's time for the second round of app sales. Today's list is much smaller than Monday's, though it does have a couple of goodies. Have a good rest of your week, and I'll see you all one more time on Friday.

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Amazon brings family-focused FreeTime service to Alexa and launches Echo Dot Kids Edition

Amazon has announced that its child-friendly features and parental controls subscription service is coming to Alexa. Until now FreeTime has only been available on Fire, Kindle, and Android devices, but Amazon is now adding support for Echo speakers. At the same time, the company is also releasing a Kids Edition of the Echo Dot that includes a FreeTime subscription plus a brightly colored protective case.

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YouTube 'Remix' reportedly set to replace Google Play Music

Earlier this year we learned about rumors for the upcoming release of a music streaming service named YouTube 'Remix.' According to a recent report by Droid Life, the new platform is going to take over for Google Play Music. YouTube Remix was initially pegged to land sometime this March—the absorption of Play Music was also indicated in an APK teardown in February—but until now there hasn't been much information or confirmation on the subject.

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LG talks up the 'Super Bright' LCD on the upcoming G7 ThinQ

LG has waited a bit longer than expected to announce a successor to the G6, but the G7 ThinQ is probably just around the corner. LG has been dropping breadcrumbs in the lead-up to the announcement, and today it's talking about the screen. As previous rumors suggested, it'll be an LCD. However, LG says its "Super Bright Display" technology will offer improved battery life with a brightness of 1,000 nits.

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ASUS Chromebox 3 is available to pre-order ahead of its official debut

The upcoming ASUS Chromebox 3 is now available to pre-order from a number of retailers ahead of its official release. Prices start at $249.99 for the most affordable model with an Intel Celeron chip, while a maxed-out Core i7 model is listed for a whopping $733.99. They’re expecting to start shipping in the coming weeks.

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Huawei is under Department of Justice investigation for violating Iran sanctions

Huawei was expecting to launch the Mate 10 Pro on US carriers this year, but government pressure forced both AT&T and Verizon to drop the deal. Now, the Wall Street Journal reports the government is taking more direct action against the Chinese technology giant. The Department of Justice has opened an official investigation of Huawei that could have wide-ranging implications for its business.

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[Deal Alert] New customers get 25% off purchases through the Google Express app (up to $30 off)

If you’ve never taken advantage of the convenience of Google Express, now is a great time to change that. New customers can get 25 percent off purchases made through the Google Express app for a limited time. You can save a maximum of $30, but don’t forget to use the coupon code at checkout.

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Linux applications on Chrome OS will use Material Design

Support for desktop Linux applications is slowly coming together on Chrome OS. We found out about the feature in February, and just a few days ago, a Terminal app began appearing on some Chromebooks. Some users on the Crostini subreddit already have the feature partially working. But all this time, we weren't sure how well the Linux apps would fit into Chrome OS' design, once development was complete.

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Keepsafe VPN is an easy way to maintain your privacy from your Android device [Sponsored Post]

Using a VPN service is among the best ways for maintaining privacy online with the added benefit of dodging geo-restrictions that many websites and ISPs impose. Unfortunately, your VPN options for phones and tablets tend to be anything but user-friendly. With Keepsafe, you can use a VPN on Android with easy setup, fast speeds, and automatic connections so you don't have to remember anything to be protected.

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Google is rolling out email snooze to the Gmail app

You might have heard the news that Google finally launched the new Gmail today. It's appearing in browsers all over the world as we speak, but another Gmail implementation is getting some new goodies, too. The Gmail app on Android will get snooze functionality as part of this revamp, and it appears the feature is rolling out to phones.

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