The Moto G5 Plus is finally ready to hit the United States later this month, as Amazon will start selling the device on March 31. The Moto G5 Plus will be available in four options, with the cheapest one starting at $184.99.
Google Home is poised to get a new find from store feature. This feature would enable users to ask Google Home whether a particular product is available nearby or not, and get relevant details in return.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 22, 2017
Amazon has added support for Prime Now deliveries through Alexa-enabled Echo devices, letting users order items and have it delivered in just two hours. The move is seen as Amazon further making Alexa a part of the core shopping experience.
Gadgets March 21, 2017
Microsoft and Amazon have released new offers for Xbox One S bundles that come just in time for the release of 'Mass Effect: Andromeda.' The latest installment in the 'Mass Effect' franchise is released March 21.
Video Games March 21, 2017
At Amazon's annual MARS 2017 event, CEO Jeff Bezos took the stage to show off the giant robot Method-2, with him riding in the cockpit.
Geek March 20, 2017
Amazon canceled preorders for the Steelbook and Take Your Heart editions of 'Persona 5' due to defects caused by the manufacturer. Will the North America launch of the game once again be delayed?
Video Games March 18, 2017
A modern Samson versus Goliath story with a twist. A U.S. ally shoots at a suspicious low-cost drone using the Patriot, a super expensive high-powered missile.
Defense March 18, 2017
Walmart has been granted a patent for a drone delivery system as it looks to lock horns with Google and Amazon, . The patent filing states that drones will be used for in-store product delivery in Walmart’s various outlets.
Business Tech March 18, 2017
Amazon has finally brought over Alexa to iOS, letting users access the voice assistant’s features anytime and anywhere. The arrival sure does put Siri, Apple’s own virtual assistant, in a tight spot.
Apps/Software March 17, 2017
Amazon announced a new program to encourage developers to build Alexa skills. Thanks to a new promotion, developers can get AWS freebies to keep expanding the Alexa ecosystem at no charge, so here's how it works.
Smart Home March 16, 2017
The Amazon Echo has received a neat update that adds a highly requested feature. You can now pair the Amazon Echo with Bluetooth speakers to stream better audio, so here's how to do it.
Gadgets March 14, 2017
Mike McGurrin uploaded The Yorick Project on Hackster.io, detailing how he was able to make digital assistant Alexa talk out of a skull instead of Amazon Echo speakers. It is never too early for Halloween!
Gadgets March 14, 2017
U.S. retailer Staples has announced that it will be shutting down 70 more physical stores across the country. The retailer has cited poor sales and it is believed that the rise of online retailers such as Amazon could be to blame.
Business Tech March 10, 2017
Amazon has decided to back down on its free speech argument, handing over Alexa recordings to U.S. police to aid a murder trial. It remains to be seen, however, if there’s any evidence be lifted from the data.
Business Tech March 8, 2017
Wondering if your favorite new show got renewed for a second season? Here are a few of the most popular shows that have been green-lighted for a sophomore season.
Movies/TV Shows March 5, 2017
Amazon will reportedly release new Alexa-enabled devices that’ll come equipped with calling features, essentially making it a household telephone replacement. Reports suggest that the company will announce such devices in a few months.
Gadgets March 3, 2017
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos wants the moon to be his company’s next shipping location, according to proposals obtained recently. The notion comes at a particularly appropriate time, as NASA hints renewed interest in returning to the moon.
Space March 3, 2017
Amazon Web Services recently suffered a four-hour outage that took down thousands of websites in the United States. According to Amazon, the incident was caused by human error, in the form of an incorrectly entered command.
Internet March 3, 2017
Images have surfaced online showing an Amazon-branded security camera with a light blue ring around its lens. It is believed that Amazon is building its own smartcam with Alexa support to compete with other companies.
Gadgets March 3, 2017
Using satellite mapping as an indicator, a new metric has been developed for tracking deforestation in the United States. The satellite mapping can detect the average distance to the nearest forest from any point in the United States.
Earth/Environment March 2, 2017
Though the LG G6 will not be released in the US before April, customers can order some cool cases for the much awaited device. Consumers can opt for the Ringke Fusion, LK Wallet flip cover and more to protect the LG G6.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 1, 2017
The Amazon Web Services suffered a lengthy outage on Tuesday, Feb. 28, causing major disruption for a slew of sites and online services. The outage affected the operations of numerous companies that rely on Amazon's cloud services, but everything's back to normal now.
Internet March 1, 2017
Hackers successfully accessed and deleted CloudPets user information before asking for ransom to restore the files. The data was reportedly stored in an unsecure server, exposing millions of children's messages.
Security February 28, 2017
Amazon is reportedly working on an advanced voice-recognition technology that’ll allow Alexa to tell different voices apart using what’s reportedly called a Voice ID. Sources have said that development for the feature began back in 2015.
Apps/Software February 28, 2017
The looming release of the AMD Ryzen seems to have triggered price drops for the latest Intel processors. The discounts vary according to retailers but consumers can save as much as $250 off.
Computers February 27, 2017
Amazon Web Services will soon add office applications to its productivity suite as part of ongoing efforts to compete with Microsoft and Google.
Apps/Software February 26, 2017
The 89th annual Academy Awards will be taking place on Feb. 26. Here’s a look at how one can watch the award event unfold on their iPhone, TV, or even online.
Life & Style February 26, 2017
Amazon has now officially confirmed that there are over 10,000 Alexa skills for Echo, its smart speaker. But that number, however impressive, presents challenges that might preclude the public from fully tapping into the smart speaker range.
Gadgets February 24, 2017
Amazon continues to resist requests to turn over Echo voice recordings to help a murder investigation. The company has now filed a motion arguing that the responses of Alexa, the voice assistant powering the Amazon Echo, should be protected by First Amendment rights.
Business Tech February 23, 2017
New titles being added to Amazon in March include the original movie ‘The Dressmaker’, and season 4 of ‘Orphan Black.’
Movies/TV Shows February 22, 2017
Walmart saw a rise of 29 percent in its online sale numbers in its fourth quarter fiscal earnings. The rise in sales numbers has now made Walmart the second largest online retailer in the U.S. after Amazon.
Business Tech February 22, 2017
Amazon's latest Fire TV Stick with Alexa voice remote is finally available in the UK, up for preorder now straight from Amazon. The device will hit various retailers soon enough, albeit it's more expensive than its U.S. counterpart.
Gadgets February 21, 2017
Amazon has lowered its free two-day shipping threshold from $49 to $35, likely in a bid to take on Walmart. The minimum purchase requirement for free shipping stays at $25 for books.
Business Tech February 20, 2017
Kids often make accidental purchases via Amazon Echo with the help of the voice assistant Alexa, thinking it to be some sort of play. Here’s a look at some tips and tricks one can use to stop access.
Gadgets February 17, 2017
Amazon was granted a patent that allows the online retail company to use drones when delivering packages. According to the patent, Amazon plans to use parachutes, compressed air, or landing flaps to ensure accuracy in its deliveries.
Gadgets February 16, 2017
Walmart has acquired apparel retailer Moosejaw for $51 million. This deal comes in the wake of Walmart's aggressive expansion plans to compete better with online retailer Amazon.
Business Tech February 16, 2017
Google and Amazon are looking into adding phone call functionality for their respective smart speakers, Home and Echo. Looming privacy concerns associated with the functionality is reportedly stalling development, however.
Smart Home February 15, 2017
Double Fine Productions’ ‘Costume Quest’ is getting an animated show for Amazon Original Kids Series for 2018. It will be produced by 'Adventure Time' creator Frederator Studios.
Movies/TV Shows February 15, 2017
Amazon Web Services launches Chime, a new video conferencing and communication tool for businesses. The new service will be in direct competition with Skype for Business.
Apps/Software February 15, 2017
The Amazon Echo speaker deploys the voice assistant Alexa to carry out several tasks. A new survey reveals that people use Alexa for simpler tasks for the home such as setting a timer, rather than enlisting its help to shop.
Apps/Software February 14, 2017
Amazon Books is expanding its footing in the U.S. The first Amazon bookstore in San Francisco is set to open soon and will be located in Walnut Creek.
Business Tech February 14, 2017
Amazon has confirmed that Tap, its only smart speaker without an always-on feature, will receive an update that gains it such a functionality. This means Tap owners won’t need to push a button anymore to activate Alexa.
Gadgets February 9, 2017
Amazon has reduced the price of the unlocked Moto Z smartphone to $449.99. The offer from Amazon is a limited period one and entitles consumers to a $250 savings.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 7, 2017
Amazon plans to open up 100,000 more jobs at its facilities all over the country in the next 18 months. The move is part of its commitment to growth.
Business Tech February 4, 2017
New titles coming to Prime Video include '10 Cloverfield Lane' and 'Into the Wild,' with 'Doctor Strange' available via Amazon Video in February.
Movies/TV Shows February 1, 2017