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Amazon doesn’t own the smartphone, but Alexa is everywhere that matters

No matter who built the phone in your pocket, Amazon has something that works for you — and it’s something you’ll want.

Amazon is changing the way we look at tech companies. That’s a bold statement when you consider how broad the term “tech company” can be, but it’s true. Amazon has become just as vital and innovative as Apple, Google, or Microsoft, and it did it without selling you a phone or computer.

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Grab the new Amazon Echo devices in discounted bundles in the UK

Amazon Alexa is now integrated into even more home essentials.

Alexa is getting a makeover! Amazon announced several new Echo devices last night which incorporate the Alexa voice assistant. There are new editions of the Echo Dot and Echo Plus, an Echo Sub for stereo sound and even an Echo Input to add Alexa to speakers you already own! Plus other gadgets such as a Smart Plug, Echo Wall Clock, an Alexa-enabled Microwave and more. Newly announced  [Read More…]

The Amazon Echo Sub is a subwoofer for your Echo speakers

Pre-orders go live today and it costs $ 129.

While the main focus for Echo gadgets lies with the power and flexibility of Alexa, products like the Echo and Echo Plus can also act as pretty good speakers for jamming out to your favorite music. Now, your Alexa streaming sessions are going to get even more powerful with the Echo Sub.

The Echo Sub is exactly what you’d expect. It’s a subwoofer that connects to your Echo  [Read More…]

Amazon introduces a truckload of new Echo devices including an upgraded smart display

Amazon this week took the world by surprise and announced over 70 new devices, customer features and developer tools across its Alexa, Echo and Fire TV platforms.

Amazon wants you to be able to access Alexa from everywhere in your house, office and even front your car or truck, so it has updated its line-up of with a wide range of Echo devices and companion devices.

Here are all the hardware novelties

All-new Echo Show

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Amazon offers its latest Echo devices in discounted bundles, pre-order now

Amazon Alexa is now integrated into even more home essentials.

Alexa is getting a makeover! Amazon just announced several new Echo devices which incorporate the Alexa voice assistant. There’s an Echo Wall Clock, an AmazonBasics Microwave, new editions of the Echo Dot and Echo Plus, and even an Echo Input to add Alexa to speakers you already own! Newly announced products rarely receive discounts, but you can already save on these Amazon devices by purchasing them in a bundle  [Read More…]

Hot Take: Everything announced at the latest Amazon event (Episode 27)

Join us as we sit down and discuss some of the hot tech topics out there today. Amazon held an event at its headquarters in Seattle and unveiled a slew of new products. We take a look at everything being offered and what it means for the smart home industry.

What we talked about today Amazon announces new lineup of products and more including: Echo Auto AmazonBasics Microwave Echo Wall Clock New Echo Show New Echo Plus New Echo  [Read More…]

Amazon just asked Alexa to declare war on every smart home company

Anything you can do, Amazon can do cheaper. Look out.

The AmazonBasics Microwave stole many of the headlines as a wacky device that there was no way Amazon was going to actually announce. But today, it did. The microwave itself isn’t interesting in the least — it’s the most generic, cheap-looking microwave this side of a college dorm room. But it, along with the dozen other Echo-related hardware announcements Amazon just made, marks the point at which  [Read More…]

Osmo coding toys are coming to Amazon Fire tablets soon

High tech at a lower cost.

Up until recently, Osmo products were only compatible with iPads, but no longer. Osmo products are coming for Amazon’s fire tablets. You can pre-order the Creative Kit for $ 70 or the Genius Kit for $ 100. Character-themed expansions include the Incredibles 2, Mickey & Friends, and Disney Princesses. The two base kits will start shipping in November, and the other items will be available sooner.

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Save 25% on an athletic apparel purchase from popular brands at Amazon

Effortless athleisure.

Right now at Amazon, you can add an item of your choice from a selection of athletic shoes and apparel to your cart and automatically receive 25% off during checkout. This only works on one thing, and you can only use it one time. The selection is huge, though, so it is definitely worth checking out. A lot of the items are already discounted too which makes the extra percentage off icing on the cake.

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Amazon running deals on Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Cube

As we head into the weekend, Amazon is running some nice deals on its Fire TV hardware.

The Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Cube are both receiving nice discounts for Prime members. The Fire TV Stick offers a nice, affordable way to add some smarts to your TV, and for a limited time, it’s even more affordable.

Meanwhile, the new Fire TV Cube is a higher-end device that comes with Alexa built-in, giving you far-field voice control of your  [Read More…]