At the moment you can get from Amazon latest Echo Dot smart speaker, which has good sound for such a small device, for just $29.99 ($20 off) at Amazon and Best Buy. The LED-equipped model is also on sale at Amazon and Best Buy for $39.99 ($20 off), which is the smart speaker’s best price to date.
The fifth-generation Dot is just as versatile as the previous model, but has better sound and a new temperature sensor that can activate Alexa Routines – meaning you can program it to turn on your air conditioner when things get too hot in the kitchen. It also functions as a Wi-Fi extender, just like the last-generation model, allowing you to increase your internet coverage if you own an Eero Wi-Fi system. This is in addition to a host of Alexa tasks, which let you control other devices, set reminders, and quickly check sports scores.
Note that Amazon’s current discount applies to both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S editions, bringing the newly released title down to its lowest price yet. The console version isn’t nearly as buggy as the PC version; However, EA still plans to release a patch later this week that aims to address persistent performance issues.
If you are looking for a new Android phone, you can buy one unlocked OnePlus 10 Pro at Amazon and Best Buy now with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage for just $449.99 ($350 off). The 6.7-inch phone offers great performance and flagship specs, including all-day battery life and a fast 120Hz refresh rate, making it a consideration if you’re looking for a solid alternative to Samsung and Google.
However, keep in mind that unlike the OnePlus 11 and its various rivals, the last-generation smartphone only offers a decent four years worth of software updates. There’s also no IP68 water resistance rating, and while the triple camera array is good, it’s not quite as impressive as what you’d find on a Google or Samsung flagship. Nevertheless, the slim phone offers great value for money at this price point.
Unlike its predecessor, Amazon’s latest Omni TV displays artwork, photos, and various Alexa widgets when you’re not using it. It also supports both Dolby Vision IQ and HDR10 Plus Adaptive and features built-in microphones that let you control it with your voice via Amazon Alexa. It also features low input lag and HDMI 2.1 connectivity, but keep in mind that the 4K set isn’t the best option for next-gen gaming as it has a 60Hz refresh rate.