echo

Streaming Music Doesn't Flow, It Evaporates

Streaming Music Doesn't Flow, It Evaporates

Listening to streamed tunes through a smart speaker squeezes the ecstasy out of the experience. There are ways to get it back.
Smart speaker sales reached new record of 146.9M in 2019, up 70% from 2018

Smart speaker sales reached new record of 146.9M in 2019, up 70% from 2018

Global smart speaker sales hit a record high last year with shipments of 146.9 million units, up 70% over 2018, according to a recent report on the state of the smart speaker market from Strategy
Nearly 70% of US smart speaker owners use Amazon Echo devices

Nearly 70% of US smart speaker owners use Amazon Echo devices

Amazon’s dominant position in the U.S. smart speaker market will continue through this year and the next, with rivals like Google and Apple only making slight dents in Amazon Echo market share,

Echo Global Logistics Inc (ECHO) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

ECHO earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2019.
The 10 Coolest, Silliest, and Most Borderline Insulting TV Pilots of 2020

The 10 Coolest, Silliest, and Most Borderline Insulting TV Pilots of 2020

Television shows come and go, and now a fresh crop of potential fall shows are upon us. We’ve got some promising new series, a backdoor pilot hitching off the end of a popular show, and of course a
The 10 Coolest, Silliest, and Most Borderline Insulting TV Pilots of 2020

The 10 Coolest, Silliest, and Most Borderline Insulting TV Pilots of 2020

Television shows come and go, and now a fresh crop of potential fall shows are upon us. We’ve got some promising new series, a backdoor pilot hitching off the end of a popular show, and of course a
WIRE Buzz: Sonic's box office projections speed up; Pokemon GO, Harry Potter events; more

WIRE Buzz: Sonic's box office projections speed up; Pokemon GO, Harry Potter events; more

1p>Even with a new set of teeth (along with a full body makeover), Sonic the Hedgehog may still recoup his extensive cosmetic overhaul in his first cinematic outing. Projections for the film’s
Add the smart power of Alexa to your home with these Echo devices on sale

Add the smart power of Alexa to your home with these Echo devices on sale

Amazon's Alexa has proven to be a very helpful presence in people's lives. Even Janet, the all-knowing not-robot, not-human from The Good Place admits to using Alexa. The voice assistant can answer

The robot homecoming is upon us

Robots were everywhere at CES, as has been the case for at least a decade. But there’s a different tenor to the robots shown off at the recent annual consumer tech event: they’re designed for home
Facebook Portal vs. Amazon Echo Show (2nd gen)

Facebook Portal vs. Amazon Echo Show (2nd gen)

If you're looking for a smart display that's large and has a lot of great features, Facebook Portal and Amazon Echo Show are both great choices.

How home assistants ruined us, an explanation

Our situation became clear when my friend ran through Trader Joe's screaming "ALEXA WHAT TIME IS IT?" This wasn't a cringey mockumentary comedy segment. It's the way we live now. I'm certain San
The weirdest things to ask Alexa

The weirdest things to ask Alexa

From personal, probing questions to bodily functions, here are some weird things you can ask Amazon's Alexa.
Best Amazon year-end deals on Alexa-compatible Echo and Ring smart home devices

Best Amazon year-end deals on Alexa-compatible Echo and Ring smart home devices

Amazon's year-end smart home device deal prices let you save on a good selection of smart home products, especially the most popular items with Alexa-compatible Echo and Ring devices.
10 things to try with your new Amazon Echo speaker

10 things to try with your new Amazon Echo speaker

We've compiled some of Alexa's most popular and advanced features to give you a taste of what's possible with your new Echo smart speaker or smart display.
Last-minute deals on Amazon devices: Echos, Ring, Blink, Fire TV, Kindle, Eero

Last-minute deals on Amazon devices: Echos, Ring, Blink, Fire TV, Kindle, Eero

It's getting down to the wire, but if you're shopping for gifts on Amazon you still have plenty of time to order and receive shipments before Christmas. Amazon Echos, Ring and Blink security products,
Apple, Amazon, Google & Zigbee Team Up For An Open Smart Home Standard

Apple, Amazon, Google & Zigbee Team Up For An Open Smart Home Standard

Amazon, Apple, Google, and Zigbee Alliance are teaming up to form a new working group that aims to develop an open standard for smart home devices.The new working group is also referred to as “Project

Here’s a Mickey Mouse version of Amazon’s Echo Wall Clock

Amazon’s original Echo Wall Clock was mostly fine. Some consumers ran into connectivity issues with the device, but it was mostly okay. It’s one of the most passive members of the Echo family of
How to Get Samuel L. Jackson on Your Amazon Echo for Free

How to Get Samuel L. Jackson on Your Amazon Echo for Free

I don’t need more than good ol’ Alexa on my Echo, but if you’d prefer to chat with Samuel L. Jackson, Gordon Ramsay, or Pikachu (to name a few celebrity voices), you have options. Jackson is my

Time magazine picks 3 Apple products as best gadgets of the decade

Time magazine’s pick of the “10 best gadgets of the 2010s” is out, and perhaps unsurprisingly, three of them are Apple products. iPad, Apple Watch, and AirPods were all chosen as some of the “most

Apple and Spotify’s podcasts come to Echo devices in the US

Amazon Alexa can now play podcasts from Apple, making Amazon’s line of Echo devices the first third-party clients to support the Apple Podcasts service without using AirPlay. Before, this level of