Tag: Amazon Alexa

Amazon Echo Buds, the Apple AirPods competitors, are now on sale

Amazon A couple months ago, Amazon released its 2019 line of Echo speakers and devices. Among other things, the company announced its answer to the Apple AirPods — the Amazon Echo Buds. The company has finally released its true wireless earbuds, and customers can purchase a pair for themselves on Amazon for $129.99. What sets […]

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Hackers can control your smart speakers by shooting laser beams at them

In a series of bizarre experiments conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan and Tokyo’s University of Electro-Communications, smart speakers from Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple were hacked using laser beams. It might sound like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, but all that was needed to remotely control smart speakers was less […]

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Researchers turn Amazon and Google smart speakers into smart spies

We knew Google and Amazon listen to their users through their voice-activated Echo and Home smart speakers. However, a group of security researchers have now demonstrated how third-party apps can easily eavesdrop on users and voice-phish sensitive information like passwords. Researchers at Germany’s SRLabs found two hacking scenarios — eavesdropping and phishing — for both […]

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Amazon Launches Echo Frames and Echo Loop Alexa Enabled Wearables

Every year Amazon comes with new Alexa enabled devices. Today, the company has announced a bunch of new products. Amazon has launched Echo Frames, a smart glass powered by Alexa. Unlike Google Glass, the Echo Frames doesn’t feature a display or a camera. However, it does come with a microphone that talks to you, deliver […]

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Amazon Echo 2019 speakers and devices: Here’s the huge new hardware lineup

The Amazon Echo 2019 lineup of smart products is getting a huge refresh for the fall shopping and holiday season. Today, Amazon revealed a long list of updated Echo speakers, along with all-new smart devices. All of them, of course, use Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant. Let’s take a look at the lineup! Amazon Echo 2019 […]

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Amazon’s $129 Echo Buds with Noise Cancellation Will Rival Apple AirPods

Amazon has introduced a slew of products at a hardware event. Needless to say, the majority of new releases are Echo devices. Interestingly Amazon has also announced their foray into headphones space with Echo Buds. The new Echo Buds are truly wireless and are powered by Bose noise reduction technology. As expected the Echo Buds […]

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