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Amazon Reveals Alexa Devices Sales Figure, And It's Over 100 Million

Amazon has sold more than 100 million Alexa devices to date. While it didn't go into specifics of the sales figure, it did say that the Echo Dot exceeded expectations during the holiday season and sold out for January.

Gadgets January 4, 2019

St. Louis University Will Deploy Over 2,300 Amazon Echo Dot Smart Speakers In Student Rooms

Students of SLU will have quick access to important school-related information with the help of Echo Dot smart speakers. SLU has placed more than 2,300 units in every student living place in the university.

Smart Home August 17, 2018

Afraid Of Amazon Alexa Eavesdropping? Here's How To Check And Delete What It Recorded

Amazon Alexa recently recorded and shared a woman's private conversation without her knowledge, prompting concerns. If you're worried that Alexa might've been eavesdropping, here's how to hear and delete what it recorded.

Smart Home May 29, 2018

Amazon Hardware On Sale, Just In Time For Mother's Day: Grab Discounts For Echo, Kindle, And Fire Devices

Husbands and sons looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift might want to check out the latest Amazon hardware discounts. Special offers include 30 percent off for the Echo Show and 25 percent off for the Kindle.

Gadgets May 6, 2018

Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Brings Parental Controls And Alexa For Kids, At $79.99

Amazon launched a new Echo Dot Kids Edition smart speaker that comes with special features, a kid-friendly Alexa, and a two-year warranty with a free replacement. The device is up for pre-order now at $79.99, and here's what it brings.

Gadgets April 26, 2018

Amazon Brings Cooking Controls To Alexa With Smart Home Skill API

Amazon Alexa is getting smarter and will soon be able to help users with their cooking. The company announced that Alexa will soon be able to operate cooking appliances with voice controls.

Apps/Software January 5, 2018

Christmas Shoppers Wanted The Echo Dot And Made It The Top-Selling Amazon Product This Holiday

The Echo Dot was the best-selling product on Amazon this Christmas with millions sold. This just goes to show that smart speakers are all the rage.

Smart Home December 27, 2017

Amazon Black Friday Deals: Big Discounts On Echo Show, Echo Plus, Echo Dot, And More

Amazon has several smart home products up for sale for Black Friday. Practically every Echo device, plus the Cloud Cam, are now selling for much less than their original price.

November 24, 2017

Google Home Mini vs. Amazon Echo Dot: Battle Of The $49.99 Smart Speakers

Google has unveiled the Google Home Mini, and as a result, the Amazon Echo Dot just gained a notable competitor in the budget smart speakers game.

Google October 7, 2017

You Can Now Make Free Phone Calls Through Your Amazon Echo Devices

Amazon Echo devices are now able to call mobile phones and landline numbers for free. The upgraded Alexa Calling feature was announced alongside the new batch of Amazon Echo products.

Smart Home September 30, 2017

Two New Amazon Fire TV Models Leaked: One Of Them Works Like An Echo Dot

There are two new Amazon Fire TV models coming this year, according to AFTVNews. The first one resembles the Google Chromecast, while the second one will take voice commands like the Alexa-powered Echo Dot.

Gadgets September 11, 2017

The Anker Eufy Genie Is A Cheaper Version Of The Amazon Echo Dot: What Does The $35 Alternative Offer?

Anker announced the Eufy Genie, an even cheaper way to get Alexa into customers' homes compared to the $50 Amazon Echo Dot. The Eufy Genie, which will be sold for $35, comes with the same features as the Echo Dot.

Smart Home August 10, 2017

Amazon Echo Show Unveiled: How Does The New Smart Speaker Compare To Other Amazon Echo Models?

The Amazon Echo Show is the latest addition to Amazon's growing line of Alexa-powered smart speakers. How does the new model compare to the original Amazon Echo, the Amazon Echo Tap, the Amazon Echo Dot, and the Amazon Echo Look?

Smart Home May 10, 2017

Amazon Could Be Working On An Alexa Home Security Camera

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

Keep Kids From Shopping Via Amazon Echo: Here's How

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

Ford Now Supports Amazon Echo: Alexa To Become Driver Assistant

Smart home connectivity from inside one's car is now possible thanks to Alexa. Ford has announced its partnership with Amazon at this year's CES.

Automotive Tech January 5, 2017

Just Bought An Amazon Echo? Here Are Some Of The Best Alexa Skills To Help You Get Started

As one of the hottest items this holiday season, the Amazon Echo probably landed on the hands of first-time users. If you're one of them, here are some of the best Alexa skills to help you get started.

Smart Home December 26, 2016

Amazon Black Friday 2016 Deals: Echo And Echo Dot Discounts, Kindle And Fire Tablets Sale

Amazon's Black Friday 2016 deals have been revealed, and those who are in the market for an Echo, Kindle Paperwhite and many other devices of the retailer are in luck, as there are discounts across the board for them.

Gadgets November 11, 2016

Echo Dot (2nd Generation) Review Roundup: What Makes This Amazon Product Amazing?

Amazon recently released its Echo Dot 2nd Edition and the small gadget is a radical improvement in both price and audio capability over its first iteration. The new Echo Dot taps into Alexa’s skills, which grow more by the day.

Smart Home October 4, 2016

All-New Amazon Echo Dot Coming Soon, At A Lower Price: Amazon Spilled The Beans Early

Amazon has accidentally spilled the beans about an all-new Echo Dot speaker, which will be even cheaper than the original model. The upcoming gadget will bring Alexa to the party for just $49.99.

Gadgets September 14, 2016

Amazon Echo Dot And Echo Tap Teardown: iFixit Shows What's Inside

Amazon Tap and Amazon Echo Dot went through the iFixit teardown and the results are rather optimistic. The two devices scored differently in repairability rating, but only by a small margin.

Smart Home April 23, 2016

Amazon Echo Finally Hits Best Buy, Tap Coming Later This Month

The Amazon Echo smart speaker with Alexa just became more widely available. Best Buy is now selling the Echo at $179.99 and should add the Amazon Tap later this month.

Gadgets April 5, 2016

Amazon Echo Shaping Up As The Next Big Thing After Smartphones: Is This The Holy Grail Of Gadgets?

Amazon Echo carries the skillful Alexa virtual assistant, and information indicates that this could be a game changer for smart homes. We looked into Alexa’s capabilities and picked up why this is the gadget of tomorrow.

Gadgets March 10, 2016

Amazon Outs Echo Dot And Amazon Tap: How Are They Different From Amazon Echo?

Amazon took off the wraps of the Amazon Echo's siblings, the Echo Dot and Amazon Tap. The big question is what makes them different from the original smart speaker?

Gadgets March 4, 2016

Amazon Unleashes Two New Alexa Devices With The Tap And Echo Dot

The family of Alexa-enabled Echo devices expands.

Gadgets March 3, 2016

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