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Amazon just unveiled a brand-new Echo with a screen and a camera, and it’s one of the company’s cheapest Echo devices yet

The Echo Show 5 is priced at $90, making it one of Amazon's cheapest Echo devices on the market. It's available on June 26.

There’s a simple way to make sure Amazon workers can’t listen to what you say to Alexa — here’s how to do it

There's an option inside the Alexa mobile app that lets you prevent your recordings from being sent to Amazon workers.

Apple dropped the price of the HomePod smart speaker to $300, but that’s not going to fix its problems

Price aside, Apple's first HomePod is still bogged down by frustrating limitations.

Apple has quietly slashed the price of its HomePod smart speaker

Apple's HomePod has gotten a permanent price drop, bringing the cost down to $299 as it struggles to gain as much traction as Amazon and Google.
Apple Music showed up for some users as an option in the Google Home app.

Here’s what’s going on with Apple Music and Google Home

Due to a bug, the Apple Music setting was opened up more broadly than intended, making it visible to Google Home users.

It looks like Apple Music users will soon be able to use Google’s smart speakers to play their music

Apple Music is already on Amazon Alexa devices, and it looks like it's coming to Google's smart speaker, too.

I’ve been living with the Google Home Max and Apple’s HomePod side by side for almost 6 months, and they both have one major problem

Both the Google Home Max and the Apple HomePod have their pros and cons, but they share a larger issue: they're really creeping me out.

A complete guide to the Amazon Echo family, the smart speakers that will change your home forever

With so many different Amazon Echo options and price points, it's hard to tell which device is right for you.
Sonos makes speakers and sound bars, but it hasn't yet released its own pair of headphones.

Sonos is reportedly working on a pair of wireless headphones to be released sometime next year

Headphones would let Sonos have a presence outside the home, as its speakers are usually designed for in-home use.
Apple's Tim Cook isn't happy

The 13 biggest Apple disappointments of 2018

Apple is one of the most influential tech companies in the world. But not everything it debuted in 2018 lived up to expectations.