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Amazon Echo Will Soon Be Able To Control Sonos Speakers

08/30/2016, Sonos has announced a string of new partnerships today. It has confirmed that Spotify users will soon be able to control Sonos speakers using the music streaming service’s app. They will no longer require the Sonos Controller app. It has also inked...

Amazon Vehicles Is A New Hub For Researching Cars

08/25/2016, You can buy just about anything on Amazon and while you can’t buy actual cars yet, you are now able to conduct research on a car that you might have your eye on using Amazon Vehicles. It’s a new hub that the online retail giant has launched...

Amazon Kindle Reading Fund Launched To Promote Digital Reading

08/24/2016, Amazon will happily sell you hardcover and paperback books but it would rather have you reading digital books preferably on the e-readers that it sells. The company today announced a new initiative called the Kindle Reading Fund that’s meant to...

Amazon Wants To Create An Echo-Only Music Streaming Service

08/22/2016, In terms of music streaming, Amazon has their own in the form of Prime Music, although given that you would need a subscription to Amazon Prime in order to use it, it isn’t as accessible compared to say Spotify or Apple Music. We heard back in June that...

Lyft Apparently Tried To Sell Themselves To Apple, Uber, And More

08/19/2016, A report from last week revealed that Uber rival Lyft had apparently attempted been courted by the likes of GM in the past, but apparently the deal fell through and never materialized. However according to a report from The New York Times, it seems that...

Alexa Can Now Find Your Phone With Trackr

08/18/2016, Have you ever walked around your home looking for a missing item, like your keys, wallet, or phone? Have you ever yelled out to whoever’s at home if they have seen said item? We’re sure pretty sure that everyone has done that before in their lives,...

Kobo Aura One Is a Big Waterproof E-Reader

08/17/2016, Amazon isn’t the only company that makes e-readers but its Kindle devices have long dominated the market. Kobo makes similar devices and its latest product has some neat features that haven’t arrived in a Kindle yet. It’s a big e-reader...

New Gear VR Now Available For Pre-Order From Amazon

08/14/2016, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 7 earlier this month. The handset features a USB Type-C port and because of that the company has had to launch a new Gear VR headset as well. The new Gear VR comes with minor improvements as well as a new coat of paint....

Walmart Confirms $3 Billion Acquisition Of Jet.com

08/08/2016, It was reported last week that retail giant Walmart was considering an acquisition of would-be Amazon rival Jet.com for about $3 billion. Walmart has been very active recently trying to better compete against Amazon online and it appears that the retail...

Amazon To Start Streaming Their TV Pilots On Twitch

08/08/2016, Now that Amazon owns Twitch, we’re sure many are wondering what the company has planned for the game streaming platform. For the most part it seems that Amazon has left Twitch to their own devices, which is great for gamers and users of the platform,...

Amazon Unveils The ‘Prime Air’ Cargo Plane

08/05/2016, We’ve known that Amazon has plans for drone delivery which they referred to as Prime Air back then, but now it looks like Amazon has decided to slap the Prime Air branding on something else. The company has recently taken the wraps off their latest...

Target Resumes Sales of Amazon Hardware After Four Years

08/04/2016, Amazon does not own and operate tens of thousands of stores across the globe and yet in many countries it’s the first place that many people check out when they want to buy a new product. There’s a reason why traditional brick-and-mortar...

Walmart Reportedly Looking To Acquire Amazon Rival Jet.com

08/03/2016, Amazon rival Jet.com was launched with a significant amount of funding. Despite that, it couldn’t quite steal market share from the giant that is Amazon. According to a new report, Jet.com is now considering a sale and it’s believed that...