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Put Alexa wherever there is a plug with the Amazon Echo Flex

It’s not pretty, but that’s kinda the point.

When Amazon announced the Echo Flex at its September 2019 event in Seattle, the product received a mixed, if muted reception among the tech press and Echo/Alexa fans. Some saw it as another example of Amazon just throwing a bunch of crud up against a wall (which, ironically, is where this thing goes) to see if it would stick, some didn’t pay it much attention at all, and some  [Read More…]

Amazon’s super useful and ultra-cheap Echo Flex is now available to buy

Alexa is flexing her way into every space in your home.

What you need to know The Echo Flex is now available and shipping for $ 25. Echo Flex accessories like a nightlight and motion sensor are also now available for $ 15 each. The Echo Flex is a plug-and-play Echo for any space and is the cheapest Echo device.

Amazon announced dozens of new products back in September at its annual event, and arguably the most  [Read More…]

Amazon launches the Echo Flex plug-in smart speaker in India for ₹2,999

The plug-mounted Echo speaker was announced in September, alongside Alexa Glow and the Amazon Smart Oven.

What you need to know Amazon has launched the Echo Flex in India. The plug-in smart speaker can now be pre-ordered online for ₹2,999 ($ 42). For a limited period, consumers in the country will be able to get a Wipro Smart LED bulb (9W) along with the Echo Flex at no additional cost.

Amazon today launched the Alexa-enabled Echo Flex  [Read More…]

The Sonos Flex subscription plan lets you rent speakers

Only available in the Netherlands for now.

What you need to know The Sonos Flex subscription plan allows you to rent some of the most popular Sonos speakers. As part of the subscription, the speakers will be replaced with the latest models. It’s currently only available in the Netherlands as a pilot program.

Do you love high-quality audio but often find the price puts it out of your reach? If so, then a new trial program Sonos  [Read More…]

Dremel’s $70 rotary tool bundle comes with a flex shaft and 160 accessories

For your next project.

Right now you can pick up the Dremel 4000-2/30 variable speed rotary tool for a low price of just $ 70. This tool regularly sells for $ 121 or more, and the only other time it dropped this low was on Black Friday. The tool comes with a flex shaft attachment and a 160-piece accessory kit. Both extras usually sell for around $ 25 apiece, and you’re getting them for free with this  [Read More…]

Crush 2019 resolutions with the $40 Fitbit Flex 2 tracker

Step by step.

The Fitbit Flex 2 usually costs around $ 60, but currently it’s only $ 39.95 at Amazon.

This handy gadget will track your steps, sleep, distance, calories burned, and active minutes. There are LED display lights that illuminate as you progress towards your daily goal, so you can see how you’re doing at a glance. The tracker also features SmartTrack to automatically recognize select workouts, and it’ll light up and vibrate to give you  [Read More…]

Samsung’s new Infinity Flex Display will come to market in phones in 2019

Get ready for modern phones to be flexible.

Samsung took the stage at its developer conference to announce all sorts of new products and features, but the headline-grabbing one is its new flexible display technology called “Infinity Flex Display.” That’s an evolution of the current “infinity display” branding we see used on Samsung’s last couple generations of flagship phones, and this marks an entirely new generation of technology. It’s launching alongside a yet-to-be-named Samsung-branded flexible phone, currently  [Read More…]

Sprint Flex lets you lease a new smartphone now, buy or upgrade later

Do I really want to own this phone?

When you’re upgrading to a new device, it can be hard to know if it’s a device you’ll want to keep for a few years, especially if you haven’t held it and played with it yet.

When you upgrade, though, most carriers have two plans and want you to pick one: installments to own the phone or monthly fees to lease the phone. So what if you chose the latter but  [Read More…]

Review: Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook

When Google created the Chromebook line, it had yet to define a niche. It was unclear if Chromebooks were intended for casual web browsers, kids, those new to computers, or any host of other defining factors. The company tried different tactics (RIP Chromebook Pixel), but saw particular success in one area: education. The result is Chromebooks For Education, a series of Chrome OS devices that are intended to satisfy the needs of modern students while maintaining an affordable price for  [Read More…]

Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook review: Tough, durable and inexpensive

The Lenovo Flex 11 is one tough SOB.

The Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook is a consumer version of Lenovo’s very solid Chromebooks For Education products. It’s built tough — rated to take a 2.4-foot drop and has a water resistant keyboard tray to keep spills out, but still comes in at a very reasonable $ 279.99. Finding a “rugged” Chromebook that’s not EDU branded and uber-expensive isn’t a common thing, so we were instantly interested.

After a  [Read More…]