amazon logo(l), Man looking frustrated(c), Black Mirror promo image(r)

‘This is some Black Mirror nonsense’: Smart home thermostat glitches, plays Sublime (updated)

'The sound quality is better than expected.'

On Oct 31, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

Coronavirus next to an Amazon echo

‘Alexa, help me’: Coronavirus victim begged her Echo for help before dying

'Can you help me cope with pain?'

On Apr 9, 2020 by Mikael Thalen


Some of your Amazon Echo data is being kept indefinitely, even after you delete it

The company argues that retaining some data is necessary for the Echo to function.

On Jul 3, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

Apple Music is coming to Amazon Echo.

Apple Music arrives on Amazon Echo next month

Just in time for the holidays.

On Nov 30, 2018 by Ana Valens

amazon alexa echo kids edition

Amazon Alexa will now reward kids for being polite

'What's the magic word?'

On Apr 25, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

amazon alexa echo smart speaker

Why a custom AI chip is such a big deal for Amazon Alexa

Alexa has a voice. Now she could have a brain.

On Feb 13, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon Fire TV and Echo Show.

Google deals blow to Amazon customers, pulls YouTube from Fire and Echo devices

The video platform will vanish on Jan 1.

On Dec 5, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

Amazon Echo Show

Amazon introduces the Echo Show, an Alexa device with a screen

The Amazon Echo Look looks like an old video intercom system.

On May 9, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

Amazon Alexa on shelf

Alexa’s responses are about to get more human

Now third party developers can have Alexa bleep out expletives or whisper.

On May 1, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

Amazon Echo on a closet shelf

Amazon’s new style assistant, Echo Look, could be a privacy nightmare

This new camera-wielding Alexa device could live in your closet—but are your photos safe?

On Apr 28, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

Homepage article image

Amazon sold over 1 billion items this holiday season

That is a lot of Prime boxes.

On Dec 27, 2016

Homepage article image

Apple is reportedly building a home speaker with Siri built in

The competition grows.

On May 25, 2016 by AJ Dellinger

Homepage article image

Two new speakers from Amazon will feature voice assistant Alexa

The Echo is getting louder.

On Mar 3, 2016 by AJ Dellinger

Homepage article image

New voice commands for Amazon Echo let you order Domino’s pizza during the Super Bowl

Alexa will do everything but tip for you.

On Feb 3, 2016 by AJ Dellinger

Homepage article image

Amazon Echo launches out of private beta, sells out almost immediately

The brain to your smarthome's body

On Jun 23, 2015 by Mike Wehner