• Deal: $40 Off Amazon Echo to Celebrate 2nd Birthday, Now $140

    Deal: $40 Off Amazon Echo to Celebrate 2nd Birthday, Now $140

    99 price tag, is listed at $40 off currently on Amazon, celebrating its 2nd birthday.With the $40 off, you can grab the Alexa-powered cylinder for $140, bringing it a bit closer to the Google Home in terms of pricing ($129).
  • AT&T Customers Can Send Text Messages Via Amazon Echo Starting Tomorrow

    AT&T Customers Can Send Text Messages Via Amazon Echo Starting Tomorrow

    Starting tomorrow, AT&T customers who own an Amazon Echo will be able to send text messages with Alexa.With the soon-to-be-launched Send Message Skill on Echo, users need only ask Alexa to send a message to a contact, then dictate the message.
  • Report: Amazon Working on Another Echo With a Touch Screen

    Report: Amazon Working on Another Echo With a Touch Screen

    Has the Amazon Echo been a runaway hit?Now, Amazon is taking the next step to further their lead, according to a report out of Bloomberg, who claims that the next version of Amazon’s Echo may include a touch screen.
  • DEAL: Amazon Echo is $40 Off Today, Echo Dot is $10 Off

    DEAL: Amazon Echo is $40 Off Today, Echo Dot is $10 Off

    That’s a solid $40 discount on the bigger Echo and $10 off the already reasonably priced Echo Dot.I’m not sure I need to explain for the 20th time what each does, so I’ll try to keep this short.
  • Amazon's New Alexa-Powered Devices Could Act as a Home Intercom System

    Amazon's New Alexa-Powered Devices Could Act as a Home Intercom System

    If Amazon has their way, devices like the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot will become the ultimate home communication system of the future.According to a report out of Recode, Amazon is not only working on new Alexa-powered devices that should be able to make phone calls, they’d like multiple units throughout a house to act as an intercom system as well.
  • Amazon Offers Echo's Voice Recognition Tech to Devs

    Amazon Offers Echo's Voice Recognition Tech to Devs

    The kit includes the same 7-mic circular array, beamforming technology, and voice processing software that Amazon uses on the Echo."Since the introduction of Amazon Echo and Echo Dot, device makers have been asking us to provide the technology and tools to enable a far-field Alexa experience for their products," Alexa Director Priya Abani said in a statement.
  • DEAL: Amazon Echo is $30 Off Today

    DEAL: Amazon Echo is $30 Off Today

    Trying to decide between Amazon Echo and Google Home?While Google Home is cheaper than Echo almost everyday, including now through a $15 discount, there is no denying that Amazon’s home assistant is a much more mature product with even more capabilities than Google’s.
  • Rumor: Apple Planning Siri Speaker

    Rumor: Apple Planning Siri Speaker

    Although Siri first launched in 2011, long before voice assistants from Google and Amazon, users must currently interact with it via Apple's existing products, including Macs, iPhones, and the Apple TV.Giving Siri its own dedicated speaker would allow Apple to ride the more recent phenomenon of always-listening voice assistants that can perform home automation tasks—via Apple's HomeKit protocol—in addition to looking up sports scores and reading weather reports.
  • Comparison: HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo

    Comparison: HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo

    Whether you care about most of them is not what I’m here to talk about, but I did want to at least highlight the HomePod, which is Apple’s Google Home and Amazon Echo competitor.You’ll be able to play music (obviously), connect multiple in a single room, and use a multiroom setup too (like Sonos or Google Home).
  • Your Amazon Echo-Filled House Now has an Alexa Intercom System

    Your Amazon Echo-Filled House Now has an Alexa Intercom System

    By expanding the newly launched calling and messaging capabilities of Amazon Echo devices, Amazon is now allowing you to talk between the numerous Echo devices you may have throughout your house, intercom style.Over the next few days, Amazon will roll the feature out to your devices, giving you room-to-room chat abilities.
  • Amazon Echo Devices Now Notify You When Orders are Out for Delivery

    Amazon Echo Devices Now Notify You When Orders are Out for Delivery

    Back in May, Amazon told us that they were going to allow services to start sending notifications to your Amazon Echo devices that were equipped with Alexa.But before we get there, the first notifications features comes from Amazon and it includes all of the stuff you order from them.
  • Amazon Prime Day 2017 Spotlight Deals!

    Amazon Prime Day 2017 Spotlight Deals!

    Amazon Prime Day 2017 is in full swing already!In fact, a number of big deals have already sold through, so I hope you jumped into our early list of steals and scored.
  • DEAL: Save $50 on an Amazon Echo, Priced at $130

    DEAL: Save $50 on an Amazon Echo, Priced at $130

    Currently over on Amazon, you can grab a brand new Echo for just $129.99, down from its usual price of $179.
  • Alexa Voice Control Over Fire TV Goes Live

    Alexa Voice Control Over Fire TV Goes Live

    With voice control over your Fire TV devices, you’ll be able to tell Alexa (through an Amazon Echo) to pull up your favorite show, launch apps, and control playback without having to reach for a remote.” If you happen to own a Fire TV Edition smart TV (like this one), you’ll have an additional set of controls over TV channels and volume or HDMI port switching.
  • Best Amazon Echo Deal: Best Buy Drops to $89.99 (50% Off)

    Best Amazon Echo Deal: Best Buy Drops to $89.99 (50% Off)

    Oh boy, if you have been wanting an Amazon Echo or need an additional unit for another room in your house, today is your day.That’s a $90 discount and matches the lowest price ever from Prime Day.
  • DEAL: Amazon Echo is $80 Off Today, Echo Dot $5 Off

    DEAL: Amazon Echo is $80 Off Today, Echo Dot $5 Off

    Amazon is hosting another mega-sale on many of their Echo devices today, an event that seems to happen at least once a month at this point.You can grab an Amazon Echo for $99.
  • Amazon Echo Devices Gain Multi-Room Audio Functionality

    Amazon Echo Devices Gain Multi-Room Audio Functionality

    Should you happen to own multiple Amazon Echo products (Echo, Echo Dot, or Echo Show), you can now sync streams of music to all or some of them at the same time, thanks to the introduction of multi-room audio.To get started, you’ll need to have the Amazon Alexa app on your phone and be signed-in to it.
  • DEAL: You Can Get a Refurbished Amazon Echo for Just $80 Today

    DEAL: You Can Get a Refurbished Amazon Echo for Just $80 Today

    Who knows if Amazon is about ready to release a new Amazon Echo or not, but the amount of substantial discounts they are producing as if they were won’t fetch any complaints from us.99 in what must be the best Amazon Echo deal to date.
  • DEAL: Amazon Echo (Cert Refurbished) is Just $80 Right now

    DEAL: Amazon Echo (Cert Refurbished) is Just $80 Right now

    Since you just got paid, being Friday and all, it’s time to spend all that cash before Sunday ever arrives like the wild, edge-living child you are.And your best value is on certified refurbished Amazon Echo units that are just $79.