Alexa Will Support Skype Calling Later This Year

Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices allow users to do all kind of things, ranging from making appointments, setting reminders, checking the news, weather, traffic, and controlling smart home gadgets, just to name a few. However if VoIP calls are something you’d like to see Alexa do, then you might be pleased to learn that Skype calls will be supported by Alexa soon.


Amazon Unveils New Ring Security Cameras

Earlier this year Amazon announced that they would be acquiring smart doorbell maker Ring. For those unfamiliar with Ring, they created a smart doorbell that also comes with a built-in camera that allows users to see who is outside and control it via their smartphone via an accompanying app.


Amazon Just Launched A Microwave With Alexa

It was reported recently that Amazon is looking to bring its Alexa voice assistant to a wide variety of products including but not limited to microwaves. The report suggested that we might see some of those products by the end of this year but the company has surprised everyone by launching at least a few of those products today. Amazon has just announced a microwave that comes with its Alexa […]


Amazon Smart Plug Launches For $24.99

It was reported earlier today that Amazon might soon launch a smart plug and the company has done just that today. The Amazon Smart Plug has been officially announced today. It’s a smart plug just like any other which users will be able to use in order to remotely control their devices. Amazon has confirmed the price and availability information for the plug.


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Echo Sub Is Amazon’s New Subwoofer That Links Up Echo Speakers

Amazon has launched a handful of new Echo devices today one of which is the Echo Sub. As the name suggests, it’s a subwoofer that can be linked up with Echo speakers for a more premium audio experience. Amazon is clearly making a big push into the home audio space with these products. The Echo Sub is a 100W subwoofer that will provide ample bass for a home audio setup.


Amazon Echo Input Brings Alexa To Your Existing Speakers

If you have a speaker setup in place already that’s not a recent model and therefore doesn’t have an integrated digital personal assistant, don’t worry, because you won’t have to spend big money on an entirely new setup. Amazon has announced a new product today called Echo Input. It will bring Alexa to any and all existing speakers.


Amazon May Open Up To 3,000 Cashierless Stores By 2021

The first Amazon Go cashierless store was launched earlier this year. The company has since added a couple of other locations and most recently opened an Amazon Go location in Chicago earlier this week. A new report claims that Amazon is going to expand its cashierless stores rapidly and may have as many as 3,000 locations by 2021.


Amazon Echo Sub & Smart Plug Devices Leaked

A report from the other day suggested that Amazon has a bunch of new Echo/Alexa-enabled devices in the works. Now thanks to a couple of posts from Pocket-lint, at least two of the devices have been leaked in the form of the Amazon Echo Sub and also the Amazon Smart Plug.


Amazon Could Launch Up To Eight New Alexa Devices By End Of 2018

Amazon has been steadily releasing Alexa-enabled devices, and thanks to Alexa being open to outside companies, we’re seeing more Alexa devices find their way to the market. However it seems that Amazon might not be done just yet because according to reports, the company plans to launch at least eight new Alexa devices by the end of the year.


Amazon Will Start Selling Real, Full-Sized Christmas Trees

Amazon is a great place to shop as the online retailer stocks pretty much everything under the sun. Now it looks like if you wanted to buy yourself a real Christmas tree this holiday season, you can add Amazon to a list of places that you can shop at because according to a report from AP, Amazon will start selling real and full-sized Christmas trees.


Amazon To Open Cashierless Store In New York City

Amazon’s cashierless store pilot is picking up steam. It opened the first Amazon Go cashierless store earlier this year and opened the second location in Seattle just this week. The company has now confirmed that it’s going to open a new Amazon Go location in New York City. The confirmation comes after a few job listings were spotted which suggested that the company would soon launch an Amazon Go location […]


Amazon’s New Fire HD 8 Tablet Brings Improved Specs

Amazon makes a few good cheap tablets as well and the company today announced a new model of its Fire HD 8 tablet. Not much has been changed on the design front, there’s only so much you can do for a budget tablet’s design anyway, but the new model does come with improved specifications which will give customers more bang for their buck.


Update Removes Alexa Support From UE Boom & Megaboom Speakers

Last year Ultimate Ears announced the launch of the UE Boom and Megaboom speakers. While the company has been putting out portable Bluetooth speakers for a while now, what made this particular launch interesting is the fact that they come with Alexa support, meaning that these speakers are essentially smart speakers.


Amazon & Netflix Will Soon Be Legally Required To Produce More European Content

Companies such as Amazon and Netflix cater their video catalogues to the market that they operate in. However for the most part it tends to pull from the same pool of shows and movies, with some international selections here and there. We’re sure that there are some who are hoping for more locally-produced content, but the good news is that if you live in the EU, your wish could soon […]