Amazon Reviews & News – everything electronic Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:32:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 BluOS Adds Deezer HiFi & Amazon Music Streaming Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:00:25 +0000
Software Updates Bring New Features to BluOS Enabled Players and Speakers Lenbrook International, the Canada-based developers of the BluOS music operating system, announced on December 12, 2017 that Amazon Music is available on all BluOS Enabled devices from Bluesound and NAD Electronics. BluOS customers in the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain can now […]]]> 0
Amazon Fire TV Stick Goes Global with Basic Edition Tue, 07 Nov 2017 21:56:56 +0000
Now Available in 100 New Countries and Territories, But No Alexa Amazon announced a new Fire TV Stick called the Fire TV Stick Basic Edition. The $50 HDMI adapter turns any TV into a smart TV when connected to the Internet over Wi-Fi. Then you can stream Prime Video, Netflix, TV shows, movies, and more. […]]]> 0
Amazon Cloud Cam is Key to Home Delivery and Security Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:00:40 +0000
Enables unattended in-home delivery and secure home access for guests and service appointments Amazon announced Cloud Cam, an intelligent indoor security camera that lets you monitor your home with optional monthly fee. The free service option continuously records surveillance footage over the last 24 hours to the Amazon Cloud using up to 3 cameras. Need […]]]> 0
Amazon Kindle Oasis is Waterproof (9th gen, 2017) Fri, 13 Oct 2017 03:50:22 +0000
Amazon just announced a new waterproof Kindle called Kindle Oasis. The $250 high-end 9th generation e-reader features a 7-inch, 300 ppi Paperwhite display with battery life measured in weeks, not hours. It improves upon last year’s Kindle Oasis with a larger screen (6″ vs. 7″), double the storage (4GB vs. 8GB), faster page turns and […]]]> 0
Amazon Fire TV Streamer Plays 4K HDR with Alexa (2017) Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:00:49 +0000
Amazon just announced an all-new Fire TV that features 4K Ultra HD, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Dolby Atmos with an Alexa Voice Remote for $70. This latest iteration sheds the set-top box look and just plugs into the back of the TV like a dongle. It is powered by a 1.5 Ghz quad-core processor, […]]]> 0
Amazon Echo Connect Makes Landline Calls Thu, 28 Sep 2017 03:49:12 +0000
Amazon just announced Echo Connect, a new Alexa accessory that turns any Amazon Echo into a voice-controlled speakerphone using your home phone service. The $35 gadget works with either landline or VoIP, but is completely unnecessary if you already have a mobile phone. That’s because Alexa hands-free calling offers the same functionality without it by […]]]> 0
Amazon Echo Gets Shorter and Stylish Wed, 27 Sep 2017 22:08:36 +0000
Amazon today announced an all-new Echo that’s just called Echo, even though it is shorter than the original Echo. To add to the confusion, the original Echo has also been updated, and that is now called Echo Plus even though it looks exactly the same as the original. The all-new Echo pictured above (just called […]]]> 0
Amazon Echo Plus Integrates Smart Home Functionality Wed, 27 Sep 2017 21:46:44 +0000
Amazon Upgrades the Original Echo Amazon today announced a second generation Amazon Echo called Echo Plus. It looks exactly like the original Echo wireless speaker, but now includes a built-in smart home hub, better audio fidelity, and improved far-field technology for understanding voice commands. Also, there’s a new silver color option and the price has […]]]> 0
Amazon Introduces Echo Spot: Alexa With a Circular Screen Wed, 27 Sep 2017 20:57:29 +0000
A More Affordable Echo Show With a Touch of Dot Amazon today announced Echo Spot, a $130 Alexa enabled voice command gadget with a 2-1/2 inch circular screen. It is designed to be placed on your nightstand, desk, kitchen counter, or side table. It can be used as an alarm clock, create to-do lists, or […]]]> 0
Amazon Puts Alexa Hands-free Into New Fire HD 10 Tablet Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:49:38 +0000
Now Responds to the “Alexa” Wake Word Amazon just announced its 7th generation¬†Fire HD 10¬†tablet (10.1-inch) for $150. It introduces Alexa hands-free for the first time on a Fire tablet so you can just ask Alexa to play or pause a video, find music, dim the lights, set a timer, show your calendar, and more, […]]]> 0