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Amazon Echo Show review: Alexa gets fancy

The quick take

Amazon adds a touchscreen and camera to a couple of decent speakers, giving us the best Echo yet for only $ 50 more than what the original Alexa device is selling for. Video calling is an easy-to-use (if still novel) feature, and Amazon’s paving the way for developers to make use of the 7-inch display. Now it just has to get them to update those thousands of skills to take advantage of it.

Update  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo Show review: Alexa gets fancy

The quick take

Amazon adds a touchscreen and camera to a couple of decent speakers, giving us the best Echo yet for only $ 50 more than what the original Alexa device is selling for. Video calling is an easy-to-use (if still novel) feature, and Amazon’s paving the way for developers to make use of the 7-inch display. Now it just has to get them to update those thousands of skills to take advantage of it.

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This $1,600 tablet is actually just a fancy music player

Streaming music from your smartphone to your Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connected speakers isn’t enough for you when you’re at home? Then you’re probably going to like the Nativ Vita music system. At least on paper. You’re also going to appreciate its aesthetic qualities. The Nativ Vita looks like a sleek tablet with an 11.6-inch tablet […]

Fancy a red phone? Check out the new UMIDIGI C Note

Most phones these days come with black, white/silver paint jobs. But if you’re bored of having to pick from the same color options, you might want to look in the direction of UMIDIGI. The Chinese smartphone maker is currently present at the Hong Kong “Mobile Electronics Fair 2017” where it will unveil a stunning red […]

Samsung may bring its fancy 6GB Galaxy S8 to North America

The higher-storage Galaxy S8 may come to North America!

While Samsung’s native Korea tends to keep its special edition Galaxys to itself, the company is keeping open the possibility that its impressive 6GB/128GB model of the Galaxy S8 will be available in other countries.

According to Yonhap News, Samsung is mulling the idea of bringing the configuration to other markets.

Samsung Electronics said the 6GM-RAM Galaxy S8 Plus will be initially sold in South Korea, but plans  [Read More…]

Fancy a wearable? Check out these great deals

Yes, yes I know what you’re thinking. People have been losing interest in wearables for the past year. Despite device manufacturers’ efforts to wow consumers with smart bracelets, rings and watches that can track calorie intake and “understand” your mood – users remain fairy unimpressed. Part of the problem is that wearables aren’t exactly cheap.

Google’s fancy new Wallpaper app is the best thing about its leaked ‘Pixel launcher’

The launcher for Google’s upcoming smartphones has leaked — but that’s not even the most interesting part about it.

In the past day notorious HTC leaker @LlabTooFeR has leaked the latest version of Google’s “Pixel launcher” — the home screen app that’ll be preloaded on the two upcoming HTC-built Pixel phones (neé Nexus). Obviously it’s important that this is branded as the Pixel launcher — removing any doubt that that’s what this year’s Google phones will  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s Mi Band 2 has a fancy new screen but costs only $23

Xiaomi’s Mi Band 2 has been officially unveiled by the company. With an increased price of $ 23, the second generation of the wearable adds exciting new features for budget concious buyers. Features of the new band include a 0.42-inch OLED display, heart activity monitor, step counter, waterproofing and more. For the low price point it’s an absolute steal of a device.

As noted by Engadget, this new display will unfortunately take a toll on the  [Read More…]

Getting fancy with the Galaxy Note 4 and Mont Blanc

The Mont Blanc accessories for the Note 4 are pricey, but pretty fancy, too

IFA 2014 As part of the raft of Unpacked announcements this week in Berlin from Samsung was news of a partnership with Mont Blanc for the Galaxy Note 4. If you’re familiar with Mont Blanc then you’re also going to be familiar with the price you pay for their pens, and that part has certainly followed the brand  [Read More…]

Fleksy keyboard goes fancy with brand new content store

Dress up your keyboard with some fancy new themes

Fleksy, the popular Android keyboard, has today pushed an update to version 3.0 which among other things opens up a brand new content store for the app. Available to its premium users, the Fleksy Store will provide themes and customizations for its users to download and dress up their keyboard to their tastes.

Initially 6 new premium themes are available and premium users will be able to  [Read More…]