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Amazon Beats Out Sonos As Leading WiFi Speaker Brand

06/20/2017, When you think of Amazon, you might think of a giant online retailer that sells all kinds of things. You might also think of a company that sells ebooks and e-readers such as the Kindle, but not many would associate Amazon as a speaker company. However it...

Amazon Patents Method To Stop Shoppers From Checking Prices Online

06/18/2017, What do most of us do when we see something we like in a brick-and-mortar store? We check prices online to see if the product can be purchased from an online retailer at a lower price. Amazon has thrived off of this behavior for a very long time but as...

Amazon Buying Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion

06/18/2017, In an announcement that surprised many, online retail giant Amazon, a company that got its start by selling books online, confirmed that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Whole Foods for $42 per share. It’s an all-cash transaction which...


Amazon Launches Dash Wand With Alexa

06/15/2017, Amazon has launched a new product today that’s powered by Alexa, its virtual assistant. However, it’s not a new Echo device, we already have enough of those already. The company’s new product is called Dash Wand. Powered by Alexa, it...

Users Can Now Block Calls And Messages On The Amazon Echo

06/13/2017, The ability to block calls and messages from contacts you don’t want to hear from seems like a pretty basic feature that most communication devices and services offer. However oddly enough such a feature was missing from the Amazon Echo, at least until...

Amazon Kills Off Unlimited Data Storage Option For Amazon Drive

06/09/2017, Cloud storage can be expensive, especially if you have a lot of content that you store up there. However Amazon did offer customers a pretty sweet deal on Amazon Drive where for $60 a year, they could store as much data as they liked on the platform....

Amazon’s New Fire 7 And Fire HD 8 Tablets Are Shipping

06/08/2017, Back in May you might recall that Amazon launched a couple of new tablets that they will be adding to their Fire lineup. This includes the new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets and if you liked what you saw and wouldn’t mind getting your hands on them,...

Amazon Open To Bringing Siri Onto The Echo

06/08/2017, As it stands the Amazon Echo and other Echo-related devices are powered by Amazon’s Alexa AI. With Google, their devices use Google Assistant, and Apple’s recently launched HomePod is powered by Siri. This makes sense as all these technologies are...

New Amazon Smartphones Will Be Called ‘Ice’

06/05/2017, You may not remember that there was a time that Amazon tried to enter the smartphone market with the Fire Phone but it failed miserably. The handsets were sold at throwaway prices and Amazon hasn’t made another smartphone since. It’s not like...

Alexa Can Now Help You Set Reminders

06/02/2017, Amazon’s Alexa can do many things, such as call you a pizza, order you an Uber, tell you the weather and the news, and so on. Now it seems that Amazon has decided to roll out an update to Alexa that will introduce some new features which we reckon...

Amazon Launches Their First Drive-Through Grocery Store

05/27/2017, Amazon is regarded by many as a retailer of online goods ranging from electronics to household products. However in recent times the company has been expanding their offerings and have branched out into the real world, where they are starting to offer...

Dish Integrates Alexa With Hopper DVR

05/22/2017, Dish today announced that it’s now the first TV provider to offer direct compatibility with Amazon Alexa. This integration will enable users to watch TV hands-free with Amazon’s digital personal assistant. Starting today, Dish customers with a...

Amazon Go Grocery Shops Could Be Headed To The UK Next

05/22/2017, Not content with just being a purveyor of goods online, Amazon has set their sights offline albeit with a hi-tech twist in the form of their Amazon Go grocery stores. For those unfamiliar, these are grocery stores that do not have a check out line....

Amazon Launches New Fire Tablets

05/17/2017, Amazon has announced the addition of two new tablets to its Fire tablet lineup today. The new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets are now available from the online retailer. The new Fire 7 has a thinner and lighter design, comes with an improved 7 inch display,...