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Best Cases for Amazon Echo Dot

Make your Echo Dot speaker blend in or stand out in your home with a stylish new case!

So Amazon is prepping to release a Kids Edition of the Echo Dot that comes with a colorful, kid-friendly case to keep it safe.

But you don’t have to wait for that “new” edition to give your Echo Dots a fresh look or give it some extra protection, especially if you have kids or pets that may pull it  [Read More…]

Amazon launches kid-focused Prime Book Box subscription

Get 2 or 4 handpicked books for $ 23 per box.

Although Amazon Prime may be getting more expensive for subscribers over the coming month, the online shopping giant just announced a new perk for its members to hopefully ease the pain of the higher yearly fee. Prime Book Box is the name of that new perk, and it’s a subscription box that delivers children’s books right to your doorstep.

For $ 22.99 per box, Prime members  [Read More…]

Best Amazon Alexa Routines

Set Alexa up so it does the most work for you.

While the individual commands you can give your Amazon Echo are plenty diverse, you still have to give those commands one at a time. That can be more than a little tedious if you have multiple commands you regularly give, which is why Amazon created Routines for Alexa. Through the Routines system, you can set up multiple commands under a single spoken phrase. You get to  [Read More…]

Are Amazon Echo Buttons worth it?

A pair of Amazon Echo Buttons. ($ 20 at Amazon)

If you’ll use ’em, sure.

I have a confession to make. I ordered the Amazon Echo Buttons when they were first announced. And I didn’t take them out of the box for months. Months.

That’s not usually the sort of thing you’d expect to read in a post asking if these things are worth it. I know. So let’s flip things on their head yet again:

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How to create an Alexa Blueprint on your Amazon Echo

Build stuff just for your household, and have some fun with it!

Amazon’s Alexa platform has more Skills in it than any other smart home system, giving the Echo and Echo Dot a ton of things to use that can’t really be found anywhere else. Easily the coolest addition to the Alexa Skills lineup to date, however, is one which allows you to make your own Skills to only be used inside your household. These Skills are  [Read More…]

Amazon is raising the price of its annual Prime membership from $99 to $119

After raising its monthly Prime membership fee a few months ago, Amazon now announced an increase in pricing of its annual Prime membership too.

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Amazon Prime yearly subscription increasing to $119 starting in May

Renewals after June 16 will jump to new price.

Amazon’s Q1 2018 earnings were just released, and the company once again beat estimates. But during the analyst call, it wasn’t all good news — at least for customers. Amazon says that it will be increasing the yearly subscription price of Amazon Prime in the U.S. to $ 119 from the current $ 99.

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This new price will go into effect for new  [Read More…]

Amazon unveils a more expensive Echo Dot version, aimed at children

Amazon launches a new Echo Dot smart speaker, specially aimed at kids. The product is offered in three bright colors and comes with a kid-friendly version of Alexa.

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Amazon page confirms the Fire TV Cube is a real product, coming soon

Amazon confirms the existence of the Fire TV Cube, an upcoming product which is expected to be a mix between a Fire TV and Echo speaker.

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Amazon launches the Echo Spot in India, discounts all Echo devices in the process

The Echo Spot has an introductory price of ₹10,499 ($ 155), after which it will retail for ₹12,999 ($ 195).

Amazon introduced the Echo family in India at the end of last year, and the company is now launching the Echo Spot in the country. The Echo Spot has an introductory price of ₹10,499 ($ 155), after which it will retail for ₹12,999 ($ 195). The device offers the same great functionality as other Echo devices, but  [Read More…]