Tag: Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo Buds (2nd Gen) are smaller and more powerful than before

Credit: Amazon The Amazon Echo Buds (2nd Gen) feature Amazon active noise-cancelling (ANC) technology, a smaller build, and efficient fast charging. The headset is available for pre-order today for $99.99 with the standard USB-C case. Listeners can upgrade to a wireless charging case for an extra fee. Amazon announced the Echo Buds (2nd Gen) with […]

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Poll: Do you use the mic switch on your smart speaker?

1 hour ago Credit: Adam Molina / Android Authority Whether you’re using an Amazon Echo, Google Nest device or Apple HomePod, there’s a mic switch (if sometimes virtual) to stop your smart speaker or display from listening for commands. It can be helpful if you’re worried about accidental activations, or don’t want your gadget listening […]

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Amazon Echo Buds review: Let Alexa into your head

5 hours ago 5 hours ago $79.99 USD Buy at Amazon Positives IPX4 water-resistance ratingEfficient quick chargingHands-free Alexa accessBose noise-reductionBasic fitness tracking Negatives microUSB charging caseSound qualityUneven battery depletion Bottom Line The Amazon Echo Buds bring a lot to the table, and are much more affordable then the competition. These earbuds use Bose’s noise-reduction technology […]

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Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) review: A bit better, a bit worse

12 hours ago Buy at Amazon Positives Improved connectivityMarginally improved sound qualityDesign stands out compared to the competition Negatives New design isn’t as versatile as the original puck-like styleHard to reach buttons Bottom Line The fourth-generation Echo Dot takes two steps forward and one step back. Compared to the model it replaces, sound quality and […]

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Amazon will hold its fall Alexa hardware event next week

9 hours ago Amazon is holding an Alexa hardware device event on September 24th at 1PM Eastern. It’s only saying that there will be “some news.” The event is invitation-only, so it might not be streamed to the public. Device announcements might be very different during the 2020 pandemic, but that isn’t stopping Amazon from […]

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