Tagged: Amazon Echo

This little girl really, really wants Alexa to play ‘Baby Shark’

It’s a fact of life that you can’t always get what you want. But it can be hard to accept that, especially when some things are just supposed to work the way we expect them to. Take for example the poor little girl who is the subject of a viral tweet s…

Echo Show hands-on review

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We had a feeling that Amazon would be releasing a new Echo Show soon. With competition from Google-powered boxes like Lenovo’s gorgeous Smart Display and JBL’s Linkview, which both feature better sound and display quality, …

5 lessons from Amazon’s head-spinning, head-splitting Alexa fiesta

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I feel like I have a hangover, and it’s not because of the glass of wine I sipped at happy hour yesterday. It’s because I attended Amazon’s surprise devices announcement at The Spheres in Seattle.
Why so glum, you ask? Well, in…

AmazonBasics Microwave hands-on review

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When we first heard rumors that Amazon might be introducing a microwave, we thought, huh, a microwave? You mean, like the kind in a kitchen that warms a Hot Pocket during hangovers? That’s weird.
Our initial su…

Amazon Alexa can now hitch a ride in any car with Echo Auto

One of numerous products announced at Amazon’s massive hardware event is a device called Echo Auto that brings Alexa into your car. Alexa integration is already available in different forms, but this is the first device from Amazon itself that adds the…

Amazon Echo Sub review

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While it’s fair to say that Amazon Echo devices have dominated the smart home, they’ve always been lacking in the sound quality department — until this week.
On Thursday, Amazon announced a gaggle of new Echo devices to bump…

Temi is your personal robot butler, like an Amazon Echo Show on wheels

While popular culture has consistently served up a vision of the future that features robot servants at our beck and call, they’ve been slow to infiltrate our homes so far. Despite the development of increasingly sophisticated robotics and artificial…

Google Home speakers outsell Amazon Echo in first quarter of 2018

For the first time ever, Google Home devices have outsold Amazon Echo devices. Canalys reports that in the first quarter of 2018, Google sold 3.2 million Google Home units, compared to Amazon’s 2.1 million Echo units. Of course, it is worth nothing tha…