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Amazon Prime Video is getting a major redesign

Some companies take a more aggressive approach to redesigns, offering up new looks to their software (or hardware!) on a speedy basis. Some, though, take a much slower approach and don't refresh anything for years. But sometimes things just need a sprucing, and Amazon Prime Video definitely falls into that category.

Here are some of our favorite Prime Day deals

That's right, the iDB deals team is back for Prime Day! Below you'll find a roundup of great products we think you'll actually want to buy, at prices you don't normally see throughout the year. So sit back, relax, and let the discounts roll.

Sonos may launch its own voice assistant in the near future

When it comes to speakers and other audio equipment, Sonos is one of the more beloved out there. And despite not having its own voice assistant on board its range of smart speakers, they are still some of the most sought-after options out there. But for fans of the speakers, it looks like Sonos is ready to jump into the voice assistant market in the very near future.

Kanye West won’t be launching ‘Donda 2’ on Apple Music or Spotify, opting for his own platform

Kanye West, who officially goes by the title "Ye" these days, has opted to make getting his next album, "Donda 2," just a bit more difficult to get than most any other album released digitally. Specifically, the artist has announced that he will not be launching the next album on platforms like Apple Music or Spotify, instead opting for a proprietary route.

Survey shows a lot of users trust Amazon and Google more than Apple with their personal data

One of the key, tentpole features for Apple across its services, operating systems, and products is user privacy. They shout about it from the rooftops when given the opportunity. And it's been like that for years. It's a lot of the reason so many people have adopted Apple's ecosystem into their lives. And yet, a new survey shows a lot of people out there still trust other companies more in this regard.

Amazon launches the official Prime Video app for Mac

There are a lot of services out there to choose from if you want to watch something. Apple is just one of many. However, if you're someone who simply prefers to use an official app rather than a website, those options actually get a bit more limited. Luckily for Amazon Prime Video fans out there, who also prefer an app, the wait is over.

How to listen, delete, and ask Amazon not to save your Alexa voice recordings

Amazon Echo with a red delete icon on top

Echo is a series of smart voice assistant devices by Amazon. You can review and listen to voice commands given to Alexa on your Amazon Echo, inside the Alexa app, and any other device with Alexa built in. From here, you can delete the voice recordings individually or in bulk. The settings also allow you to stop saving your Echo recordings. Finally, you can even ask Amazon to no longer use your Alexa voice recordings for evaluation and training purposes. This'll ensure no human hired by Amazon listens to them. In this guide, we show you how to do all these using the Alexa app on your iPhone, iPad, Android, and the Amazon website in a browser on Mac or PC.

Apple has reportedly held internal discussions about launching a cloud gaming service

Technically speaking, after plenty of attention and pressure put on Apple, the company does allow for cloud-based streaming services to be used on its devices. However, it's not via the App Store, and it's not with an app via the App Store. Instead, services like Microsoft's Xbox Cloud Gaming, Google's Stadia, and Amazon's Luna are accessible via Safari. But it sounds like Apple's considered something else for its own service.