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Amazon unveils free calling and messaging with Alexa Calling

Hands-free voice calls and messages are coming to Amazon Echo speakers.

Amazon continues to make big splashes this week, unveiling a game-changing new feature called Alexa Calling that will be made available across all its Amazon Echo devices, including smartphones running the Alexa app. Alexa Calling will allow Amazon’s Alexa-enable devices to send and receive hands-free calls and voice messages to anyone with an Echo speaker or the Alexa app installed on their phone, at no cost. Amazon has  [Read More…]

Amazon confirms Alexa Calling and Messaging Between Echo Devices

It’s been a big day for amazon, a full reboot of the Echo device and now confirming calling and messaging between all Echo Devices and the Alexa App: Let’s just say we’re excited! So, let me break this down for you. Amazon is bringing the update to all current Alexa devices: This was announced today […]

Amazon adds $230 Echo Show to its roster of connected devices

Amazon today announced its latest connected, Alexa-enabled device in the form of the Echo Show. Set to arrive in late June, the unit offers up an entirely different design from its predecessors. The Echo Show houses a 7-inch display, a 5-megapixel camera, Dolby-powered speakers, numerous (eight) noise-canceling microphones, and a trio of buttons. Like its […]

Samsung is selling the Galaxy C7 Pro for ₹25,990 for Amazon Prime members

Prime subscribers in India can pick up the Galaxy C7 Pro for a ₹2,000 discount.

Samsung is aggressively promoting its latest mid-range device in India, the Galaxy C7 Pro. The phone made its debut in the country last month for ₹27,990, with availability exclusive to Amazon India. Samsung is now rolling out an offer where Amazon Prime members can get the phone for ₹25,990, a discount of ₹2,000 from its launch price.

The C7 Pro features  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo may be number one, but Google Home is quickly catching up

Amazon Echo is certainly dominating the market, but that’s because there hasn’t been much competition until now.

Amazon’s line of assistant-enabled Echo devices remain as the punchline of every connected home joke, which is why it’s no surprise it’s the number one line of assistant-enabled connected speaker in U.S. households. According to research firm eMarketer, the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot devices now claim roughy 70% of the marketshare for this particular category of devices.

Google Home ranks in  [Read More…]

Alleged Amazon Echo 2 renders reveal big design overhaul

We’ve been previously telling you the next-gen Amazon Echo will feature a build-in touchscreen display and might arrive in May. While information about the second-generation Alexa-enhanced speaker is quite scarce at the moment, a high-resolution render depicting the upcoming product showed up on line courtesy of @evleaks. As you can see, the speaker teased in […]

This is the next Amazon Echo with a built-in touchscreen [Update]

Amazon seems to be shifting the Alexa platform towards video integration.

Update: Even Blass once again comes through with the leaks and has provided a much better render of the new Echo.

It’s a low-resolution image scraped from Amazon’s servers, but this thumbnail might be our first look at Amazon’s new flagship device for Alexa, and the first to include a built-in screen. This image was first reported by AFTVnews, which previously discovered the Echo Look using the  [Read More…]

Huawei Watch 2 arrives in the UK via Amazon

Online retail giant gets first dibs on Huawei’s latest wearable, two weeks ahead of other outlets.

More than two months after it first debuted at Mobile World Congress, the Huawei Watch 2 is now available to buy in the UK. Huawei’s latest wearable is sports-focused, with a wealth of workout tracking features built atop Android Wear 2.0. And there’s LTE option that’ll allow you to stay connected to your notifications even when you leave your phone at  [Read More…]

Six Awesome Amazon Alexa Skills You Might Not Know

Are you getting the most out of your Amazon Echo?

Amazon’s Alexa service has the most skills to enable and have fun with, but that doesn’t mean it is easy to find the good ones. There are a lot of duplicate skills from multiple developers all claiming to offer the same basic features, which makes finding the truly great skills difficult. It’s the kind of think you’d need to spend way too many hours talking to Alexa  [Read More…]

Learn to code for Amazon Alexa with zero experience, just $19

Ready or not, smart homes are the wave of the future. What started with Amazon and its voice service, Alexa, has evolved into a whole world of products and services that tie together. Pretty much any major appliance or electronic item you buy for the home these days can be connected to a network. What’s […]