Amazon has caught us all by surprise with the announcement of its latest device, Echo, a speaker that doubles as a voice-controlled personal assistant. The Amazon Echo is a cylindrical speaker that offers 360-degree sound with a 2.5-inch woofer, reflex port and 2-inch tweeter that should fill a room with sound. More interesting is ... Read More »
Amazon’s app store is known for featuring a paid app for free every day. The apps aren’t always winners naturally and we forget to check most days, but with almost 40 paid apps worth over $115 available for free through Saturday as part of their Halloween sale we are going to make ... Read More »
Amazon has put the HTC Nexus 9 up for pre-order a day earlier than its original pre-order date of tomorrow. The Nexus 9, announced yesterday, is the new Android tablet to beat. It packs a high-res 8.9-inch display, NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor and an aluminum and ... Read More »
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In a blast of announcements, Amazon has just announced three new Fire tablets as well as a new Kindle e-reader. For its late 2014 line-up, Amazon has announced a pair of new budget Fire tablets, a revamped Fire HDX 8.9 and a Fire HD Kids Edition. Additionally, all of the new Fire tablets run on ... Read More »
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the ... Read More »
While Amazon doesn’t release exact sales figures on their devices, rumors have suggested that their first foray into the phone market has failed to catch on with consumers, only selling 35,000 units in their first month based on data analysis by Chitika and comScore.
Today’s move certainly lends credence to those rumors, as Read More »
Amazon took a bold approach with its first smartphone, the Fire phone. At best, you could say Amazon tried to focus on features instead of specs, bringing forward a handful of new ways to interact with your phone and the world around you. At worst, the phone was one big gimmick being sold for ... Read More »
Recent rumors suggested that Google was nearing a deal to add video game streaming service Twitch to its list of acquisitions, but now it appears as though that deal won’t be happening.
Amazon has announced its own mobile card scanner known as Amazon Local Register. Amazon Local Register is a direct competitor to Square and its mobile card reader. In most ways, Amazon Local Register functions in the same way as Square, even using a similar design that plugs into a headphone jack. But Amazon has given ... Read More »
Amazon has launched Kindle Unlimited, its subscription e-reading service that allows a user to pay a monthly fee for unlimited access to a library of e-books and audiobooks. The cost is $9.99 per month and the service includes popular titles such as the Harry Potter series, The Lord of the Rings series ... Read More »