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Sonos and Ikea's collaborative Symfonisk line of speakers are coming this August

In the long-forgotten year 2017, Ikea announced that it was collaborating with Sonos for future products, and a year later it named the coming fruit of such a union: The Symfonisk line of speakers. Initially pegged for a nebulous "2019" launch, a video released by Ikea two days ago states that the new products will be landing this August.

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Philips Hue Single Premium Downlight and LightStrip Plus Extension hit all-time lows at Amazon

There are a lot of cheaper so-called "smart" light bulbs out there, but Philips Hue has held its reputation as one of the better, higher-end choices. Unfortunately, that's also kept its prices comparatively high. So whether you've been looking to jump into the ecosystem or just add a few more lights to your already kitted-out pad, we've spotted some sizable discounts for Hue lights, including a few all-time lows.

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[Update: Sold out] Sprint's Galaxy S8+ drops to $244 on Samsung.com

If you're a Sprint customer, you can now get Samsung's 2017 flagship for a great price. The Sprint version of the 64GB Galaxy S8+ is now just $244 from Samsung.com. That's a $500 reduction from the original price, and $256 cheaper than the unlocked US version.

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14 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including Actions by Moleskine, Albert: Spend Smarter, and THE LEGO MOVIE 2 Movie Maker (1/6/19 - 1/19/19)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous two weeks or so. This week I have a beautiful tasks app from Moleskin, a budgeting app that supplies on-demand access to a team of financial geniuses, and a LEGO-branded video editor for kids. So without further ado, here are the most notable Android apps released in the last two weeks.

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Little-known travel hack: You're leaving money on the table if you're not using Google Trips' discounts

Google Trips is a great travel planner. Besides automatically importing your flight and hotel bookings, letting you browse and bookmark things to do, and offering practical information about the country/city you're going to, it also has one little-known trick that can save you some dinero while traveling: discounts. When you're already dipping into your piggy jar for a trip, it doesn't hurt to save upward of 20% on travel cards, tickets to places, and experiences, does it?

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Moto G7 renders reveal new 'Power' variant and multiple notch styles

The Moto G series has gone through plenty of design revisions over the years, but all variations — regular, Play, and Plus — usually share the same look. That might change this year, if renders from leaked CAD files are to be believed.

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ActionDash, from the developer of Action Launcher, brings Digital Wellbeing features to any phone

Google soft-launched Digital Wellbeing with Android Pie, but it's still only available on a few phones. If you're sick of waiting, developer Chris Lacy has launched a new app that brings similar features to any Android phone. ActionDash tracks how you use your phone like Digital Wellbeing, but it includes more goodies like a dark mode, daily summaries, data backup, and more.

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Fleksy keyboard v9.7.6 picks up space-bar cursor control, Giphy integration

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Spotify is working on a gadget to stream music in your car, because you need more things to plug in

Just a couple of days ago, we reported on a new "car view" mode being tested by Spotify, which (as the name might suggest) optimizes the app's interface for use in a car by making everything a whole lot bigger. Turns out, that might not be the company's only plans when it comes to in-vehicle entertainment. Financial Times is reporting that Spotify has hardware goals, planning what it calls a "voice-controlled in-car music player."

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Anker's Mars Nebula II projector is $360 ($110 off) on Amazon with coupon

Projectors have gained in popularity in recent years, with our very own Corbin becoming quite a fan. One that he particularly liked, Anker's Mars Nebula II, is currently on a great sale thanks to Amazon and a coupon code.

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