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Amazon Alexa and Echo speakers in Canada: Everything you need to know!

The Amazon Echo and Alexa is officially available to Canadians! Here’s everything you need to know!

Now that the Amazon Echo is officially available in Canada, Amazon has some pretty good deals for Canadians looking to fill their home with smart speakers. While the Echo line of products continues to expand in the U.S., Amazon launched Alexa in Canada along with its three signature Echo Speakers: The Amazon Echo (2nd Gen.), Echo Plus, and Echo Dot (2nd  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger Kids comes to Amazon Fire tablets

A new way to keep an eye on who your kids are talking to.

Last December, Facebook launched Messenger Kids as an app for youngsters to safely communicate with one another and family members. Following this, it’s now expanded to Amazon’s line of Fire tablets.

Messenger Kids is targeted at kiddos 13 years and younger, and it allows them to have access to a lot of Messenger’s regular features in a more secure environment. They can send  [Read More…]

The Nebula Capsule projector is now available on Amazon for $349

It’s a projector that runs Android and is the size of a soda can.

CES 2018 is all about weird and funky gadgets, and that’s exactly what the Nebula Capsule is. Anker launched the Capsule through its Nebula sub-brand on IndieGoGo last September, and just in time for this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the Capsule is making its official debut on Amazon.

The Nebula Capsule is the size of a 12-ounce soda can, and while you might  [Read More…]

Amazon Alexa will be available on headphones, watches, and more in 2018

More Alexa for your life.

Although Amazon Alexa is most prominent on smart speakers, we’ve seen the AI expand to the likes of smartphones, thermostats, and more over the past couple years. However, one frontier that Alexa’s never been very prominent in is that of wearables. A handful of smartwatches have launched with Alexa built-in, but for the most part, these have been few and far between. Starting in 2018, Amazon wants to change that.

On the  [Read More…]

Amazon Alexa will start helping out in the kitchen with microwave controls

Meet your new cooking assistant.

The different use cases for Alexa has grown substantially over the past couple years. The assistant works great for simple tasks like playing music and getting weather info, and using it for controlling smart lights and ordering an Uber never get old. Now, Amazon is planning Alexa’s next great frontier – the kitchen.

On the Amazon Alexa blog, it was recently announced that Alexa’s Smart Home Skill API is gaining support for  [Read More…]

Grab two Amazon Fire HD 8 tablets for only $100

Grabbing a decent tablet doesn’t have to break the bank.

Some people tend to think the only way to get a good tablet is to spend at least a couple hundred bucks on one. If that idea is still in your head too, you haven’t tried Amazon’s Fire HD 8 tablet yet. Not only is it a great device that’s totally capable of watching your favorite shows, checking up on the latest news and playing games, but Amazon’s offering  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy A8+ set to launch in India exclusively on Amazon

Samsung’s mid-range Galaxy A8+ is coming soon to India.

Samsung introduced its mid-range Galaxy A8 series two weeks ago, with both phones now up for pre-order in Korea. With India being a key market for Samsung in 2018, the company is getting ready to launch the devices in the country exclusively on Amazon.

The Amazon India listing for the Galaxy A8+ highlights key features of the device, including the 18.5:9 Infinity Display and dual front cameras  [Read More…]

Best Gaming Controllers for Amazon Fire TV

Gaming on your Amazon Fire TV? You have more controller options than you might think.

Looking to invite friends over for a multiplayer session on your Amazon Fire TV but not sure what controllers are compatible with it? Well, for starters you’re going to have an easier time connecting third-party controllers if your still rocking the first generation of Fire TV.

But worry not. We’ve broken out a list of some of your best controller options for  [Read More…]

Amazon Digital Day now live with deals on games, movies, apps, and more

Amazon’s Digital Day is officially live, and as expected, there are a lot of deals on games, movies, apps, and more.

There are lots of notable deals included in Amazon’s Digital Day, including those that you might use for work. For example, you can score a one-year subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan that includes Photoshop, Lightroom, and 20GB of storage.

Gamers can get deals on titles like WWE 2K18, Cuphead, Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War, Forza Motorsport 7,  [Read More…]

Amazon sold ‘tens of millions’ of Alexa-enabled devices during the holidays

We saw lots of deals on the Amazon Echo during the past month or so, and it looks like all of those special offers paid off.

Amazon confirmed today that it sold “tens of millions” of Alexa-enabled products worldwide this holiday season. Exact numbers haven’t been given, but Amazon does say that the Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick were the best-selling products from any manufacturer in any category across all of Amazon.

There were some pretty aggressive deals on  [Read More…]