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Documents seen by Bloomberg suggest customers are getting a bit bored with their Amazon Echo now that the shine has worn off. It also noticed that people only use a handful of features.
Amazon is reportedly working on a wall-mounted device that will act as a central command center for controlling smart home devices. It is said to be considering 10-inch and 13-inch display sizes.
Amazon has some new deals for fans of its all-new Echo smart speaker. The deals apply to bundles that include the all-new Echo Dots, a wall mount, and Hue Bulbs, with a saving of up to $70.
Although it is not uncommon to see the Echo Auto being discounted, usually it is getting $20 off, right now you can save $30 off the list price, and as per usual it is unknown how long it will last.
Amazon today announced a refreshed Echo Dot with a new design and a first-generation processor that integrates machine learning applications. It also unveiled a new Echo Dot with clock and more.
EE has said that pay monthly customers can make and receive calls through Amazon Alexa devices. Calls will be charged through the monthly call allowance or cost money if the allowance has run out.
Save an extra $350 off an Alienware Aurora with RTX 2080, 16GB RAM, and dual storage. Finally, Amazon is taking up to 30% off select PC storage, networking, and other accessories, today only.
Amazon is rolling out support for the Spanish language on Echo and Alexa Built-in devices in the U.S. In addition, users can now access the multi-lingual mode on supported smart speakers.
The popular 2TB Samsung 970 EVO SSD is $200 off. Also, save $600 on an Alienware Aurora gaming desktop with RTX 2070, 16GB RAM, and 256GB SSD + 2TB HDD, pre-order new Amazon Echo devices!
Amazon held a dedicated hardware event today, where it announced a number of new products. These include a refreshed Echo, an Echo Dot with a built-in clock, and a new Echo Glow lamp.
It's day 2 of Amazon's Prime Day deals, with massive savings on all Amazon gear and a whole lot more, like $300 off the Samsung Galaxy S10, $50 off a Microsoft Office 365 sub and more!
With today's TechBargain links Dell has some Doorbuster Deals that will not last long. Also, the popular Instant Pot DUO60 is back at an all-time low price of $49.99 and there's much more!
Amazon has launched a new Kids Edition of its newest Echo Dot speaker, coming with a couple of colorful models and one year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, at a special launch price of $49.99.
Amazon's having their Mother's Day sale with discounts on a bunch of Amazon devices. And for as long as it lasts, the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier is down to $109.99 (from $349.88) it's a steal!
Amazon, Google, and Apple all listen to some audio clips sent to their servers through smart speakers, it has been revealed. They said that personal information isn't linked to recordings.
After its limited availability on Amazon devices in the U.S., Apple Music is finally rolling out to the Echo speakers and Fire TV devices in the U.K. and Ireland over the next few weeks.
Apple's music streaming service is now available on Amazon Fire TV devices in the United States, following last year's launch on Echo speakers. The integration is also coming to the UK.
Two weeks after Amazon announced that Apple Music would be coming to Alexa, the feature seems to be enabled already, though it only seems to be compatible with Amazon Echo speakers for now.
12 Days of Deals kicked off on Sunday, the first day was all about Home Improvement and yesterday it was gaming, today you'll find lots of deals for toys but there are discounts for grown-ups too!
Amazon has announced that it saw the largest amount of sales in its history on Cyber Monday. Additionally, products such as the Echo Dot, the Fire TV Stick 4K, and the Fire 7 tablet topped charts.
Ofcom has revealed some research which shows which devices are on the rise and declining in the UK. It showed that smart speakers have started catching on quite quickly as opposed to VR.
At its event today, the online retail company announced an array of new devices, including a refreshed Echo Dot smart speaker, the rumored Echo Sub, and the Echo Input, which doesn't have a speaker.
Following earlier reports and sightings of upcoming devices, Amazon has made a surprise announcement for an event taking place later today. No specifics were given, but Alexa should be the big focus.
After learning earlier this week that the online retail giant is planning to launch eight new Alexa-enabled devices, two of them have briefly shown up in listings on the company's own storefront.
A new report unearths some of the online retailer's plans for its Alexa digital assistant, with at least eight new smart devices including an amplifier, a microwave, and an in-car gadget.
Samsung unveiled Galaxy Home, its first smart speaker powered by its own digital assistant Bixby at its Unpacked event today. The firm will share more details at its developer conference this year.
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ Prime Day bundles include the S9/S9+ smartphone, Samsungs SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit, Amazon Echo and Echo Spot for $720 and $840 respectively, leading to $430 savings.
A recent survey has suggested that Cortana will be dominating the enterprise market within the next two years. More than 85% of businesses are expected to adopt voice assistants by that time.
Amazon has announced that it will launch Alexa and the Echo range into the French market next week. Aside from being on sale on Amazon, Boulanger will also retail the devices in stores and online.
You can now control LG's 2018 lineup of AI ThinQ-enabled LG OLED and Super UHD TVs via voice commands to Alexa-powered devices through the LG SmartThinQ Skill for Amazon's virtual assistant.
A family from Portland, Oregon had a private conversation recorded and sent to one of the family's contacts through one of Amazon's Echo devices. Amazon has confirmed the "extremely rare" occurrence.
If you love your Amazon Echo 2, but wish you could bring it with you while out and about, Ninety7 released a battery pack called SKY that will give you up to eight hours of runtime.
Amazon has announced that it is rolling out FreeTime on Alexa on May 9th. The new features will allow parents to better control their kids' use of Echo devices and encourage them to say "please".
Alexa fans in Australia will soon be able to purchase the Amazon Echo Spot, the company's smart speaker featuring a built-in 2.5-inch display, from April 26 for a retail price of AU$199.
A report today suggests that Amazon is testing a special range of Echo speakers for use in cars, in India. These speakers will reportedly be paired with a smartphone and will sit on the dashboard.
There is a new setting in the Alexa app which, when enabled, allows Alexa to continue listening for commands after you make your first request, improving the capability of the voice-assistant.
Amazon claims that the digital assistant sometimes mistakenly hears the phrase, "Alexa, laugh", which leads to her laughing - an occurrence that several users have experienced over the past few weeks.
Amazon's Alexa seems to be having some fun randomly letting out a creepy laughter when not prompted. Amazon has acknowledged this unusual behavior and is currently working to fix it.
In another development in the feud between Amazon and Google over smart home devices, Nest has announced it will no longer restock its products at Amazon because it's not allowed to offer all of them.