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The red BlackBerry Key2 with 128GB of storage is now available in the US for $700

The BlackBerry Key2 came out last year, giving hardware keyboard stalwarts something to get excited about. The phone is getting a bit long in the tooth, but now there's a very slightly upgraded version. That's not really the important part, though. What's important is that it's red. It looks pretty nice.

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Alexa picks up free ad-supported Amazon Music playlists in totally non-reactionary move

Music is one of the most popular uses of smart speakers, and owners are getting more free options. Yesterday, a limited, free version of YouTube Music came to Google Home speakers, and now, Amazon is following suit with a free Amazon Music playlists and stations for Alexa devices.

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Marshall's stylish Kilburn II Bluetooth speaker is down to $258 ($41 off)

Marshall makes some really cool, retro-styled speakers. Their designs hearken to the company's guitar amps, with vinyl coatings, rubber feet, and tactile knobs for adjusting volume, treble, and bass. The Kilburn II Bluetooth speaker is normally $299, but it's currently $258 at Amazon.

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[Update: Working, possibly] Reminder: Grab your Chromebook freebies, including INKredible Pro and Noteshelf

If you've bought any Chromebook in recent times, you've probably redeemed your 100GB Drive storage perk, but Google offers more freebies from time to time, and it's a shame not to pick them up.

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17 temporarily free and 38 on-sale apps and games to end the week

We've come to the end of another week, so here's a final list of app sales for you. Keeping it short today.

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New EU rules demand more transparency, fairness in online marketplaces from Google, Amazon, and others

As a result of new European Commission rules around the transparency of online platforms, Google already outlined planned improvements to its developer relations and communication about Play Store policy compliance. However, there are wider implications for Google, Amazon, Facebook, and others as the rules governing digital practices were approved on Wednesday.

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Grab this 30W USB-C charger from Anker for $21 ($5 off) with our exclusive coupon code

You can never have too many chargers, but the ones you get should be versatile. Take, for example, the Anker PowerPort Speed+ Duo. Its name is a mouthful, but it's got a 30-watt USB-C port and a 12-watt USB-A port to cover all your charging bases — and this weekend, you can pick one up at a discount with our exclusive coupon.

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Leaked Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL renders confirm what we already knew

In just a few weeks, during its I/O developer conference, Google will announce the long-awaited cheaper Pixel phones. In typical Google fashion, the 3a and 3a XL have already been the subject of full in-the-flesh leaks (more than once) so by this point we know exactly what to expect from them. As if further confirmation were needed, we're now seeing official-looking renders for the first time.

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Google to block sign-in attempts from embedded Chrome pages

Most of us have way more usernames and passwords than we can remember. Thankfully, our browsers can store these for us, but using single sign-on is even more convenient, as it avoids creating credentials for each and every site we visit. The most popular one around is Google's solution, which lets you use your Gmail username and password to connect to any website that supports it. However, as the solution is widely used, some malicious sites embed login pages which can capture the user's credentials and even their 2FA token. To protect users from such attacks, Google is now blocking sign-in attempts from embedded pages.

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