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Giveaway: Win one of two Command Bars from Polk Audio [US]

Sound bars can fill a room with rich and deep sound, but they're often quite expensive. There's no better price than free, and today we're partnering with Polk Audio to give away two of their Command Bars!

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YouTube Music finally comes to Android Auto [APK Download]

There's probably no other feature that's more often cited as missing from YouTube Music than Android Auto support. Sure, you can manually start and control the app on your phone while it's connected to the car and get music, but this is clearly not what people are asking for. Hints about in-car support were added to the apk a few months ago, but that promise has finally come through. As of version 3.03, you can now use YouTube Music directly through the Android Auto interface.

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Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium falls to $650 ($250 off) at Amazon, B&H, and Focus Camera

The Xperia XZ2 Premium debuted with an MSRP of $1,000. Predictably, that hasn't worked out well for Sony. Luckily, as any phone tends to do after some time, the price has dropped to a much more palatable $649.99, which is $350 less than the launch price and $250 under current MSRP, from Amazon, B&H, and Focus Camera.

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[Update: Higher-res image] Sprint's LG V50 ThinQ reminds you about its 5G capabilities with an unsightly yellow logo on the back

LG's last few V-series phones have been pretty similar to each other, but it looks like the upcoming V50 is going to have something special up its sleeve: 5G. A leaked photo of the Sprint V50 from Evan Blass reveals that the phone will have 5G capabilities, and given the giant yellow logo on the back, it isn't shy about it.

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Sony video teases 'new perspective' 21:9 screens for MWC

Renders of Sony's forthcoming ultra-tall phones, expected to be called the Sony Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus, leaked last week. The company hasn't outright confirmed anything, but it did tweet a video that very obviously alludes to the new devices this morning.

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Google might fix gesture navigation in Android Q by killing the back button

As you're probably aware, there are some pre-release builds of Android Q floating around out there. We've gotten some tidbits detailing potential features from those builds like a system-wide dark mode and a possible desktop UI. Now, XDA claims to have spotted the best change yet: Google could make a long overdue improvement to gesture navigation by killing the back button.

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[Update: Deal is dead] Lenovo's C330 is one of the best cheap Chromebooks you can get, and the 64GB version is on sale for just $220 right now

Lenovo's C330 picked up AP's Most Wanted award last year when we reviewed it for plenty of good reasons. Sure, you aren't getting a 4K screen, quad-core Intel CPU, or 16GB of RAM, but Lenovo managed to cut precisely the right corners to hit what we considered an incredible price. Not many cheap Chromebooks come with an IPS screen, solid build quality, or such a pleasant touchpad. And right now the bigger 64GB version is marked down to just $220 at AmazonB&H, and Newegg. That's $80 off MSRP and $30 off recent prices.

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Monday deals: Save on the Nokia 6.1, Jaybird X4 Bluetooth earbuds, TP-Link smart plugs, and more

We see too many good deals to let you know about them all in real time, so in posts like these, we round up the ones that slipped through the cracks. Over the past few days, we've seen a lot of solid deals that didn't get their own posts, from budget phones and tablets to assorted smart home gadgets.

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Samsung will release a weird 'Emotional LED' case for the Galaxy S10

Nearly every company in the world that has anything to do with mobile accessories will make a case for the upcoming Galaxy S10, but Samsung will have its own first-party cases, too. Samsung's phone cases are usually very nice, but the LED cover looks pretty tacky in the latest leak. It has an "Emotional LED Lighting Effect" on the back because why not?

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New Chrome OS bug causes high CPU usage every time you check CPU usage, understands irony

Early adopters are used to dealing with bugs (or they should be), but once in a while a hidden problem can trickle down into stable, though rarely are they so funny as this. Some folks are running into issues with Chrome OS Stable v72 and later releases, resulting in crazy high CPU use. The twist? This problem only occurs in very particular, self-fulfilling circumstances: while you have the task manager open.

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