Tag: Amazon

YouTube TV finally makes its way to Amazon Fire TV devices (Updated)

Update, September 30, 2019 (3:35 PM ET): The YouTube TV app is now officially available on many Amazon Fire TV devices. We updated the article with all of the relevant information. In a press release posted this April, Amazon announced that two things were happening few of us would have expected: Google’s YouTube and YouTube TV […]

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The Amazon Fire Phone wasn’t a good phone, but did Google help kill it?

The Amazon Fire Phone might be the online retailer’s most expensive mistake, touting a 3D display and its Fire OS take on Android. Amazon’s handset reportedly cost the firm over $170 million in the quarter following its launch. But new emails have surfaced, suggesting that manufacturers refused to ship Amazon’s platform for fear of angering […]

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Hold On To Ya Butts: Newer GM Cars Getting Alexa Available With Samuel L. Jackson’s Voice

Millions of vehicles from the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC brands will offer Amazon Alexa AI assistant starting in the first half of 2020. Thanks to the available embedded 4G LTE connectivity and GM’s updatable embedded app framework in the vehicle, GM will make Alexa available on model year 2018 and newer cars, trucks, and […]

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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 wants to bundle voice assistants, but Google and Samsung don’t… yet

Yesterday, Amazon launched an initiative advocating for hardware to support Alexa, Cortana, and several other virtual assistants all at once. It’s called the Voice Interoperability Initiative, and Microsoft is already on board, but Google, Apple, and Samsung have yet to be convinced. More than 30 companies have joined in the initiative so far. Participating chip […]

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