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Amazon's Echo Buttons now perform whole routines with a tap

Amazon's Echo Buttons are now useful for considerably more than playing party games. The company has enabled support for performing Alexa routines by tapping a button. You can turn on the lights without talking to your speaker, or let guests cue mu… Source: Engadget | Amazon's Echo Buttons now perform whole routines with a tap

Judge tells Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double homicide trial

Prosecutors are once again hoping that smart speaker data could be the key to securing a murder conviction. A New Hampshire judge has ordered Amazon to provide recordings from an Echo speaker between January 27th, 2017 and January 29th, 2017 (plus in… Source: Engadget | Judge tells Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double homicide …

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Amazon Inks Deal to Sell New Apple Products Like iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and 2018 iPad Pro

Amazon and Apple have reached an agreement that will see Amazon selling an expanded selection of iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch devices through its online storefronts in the United States, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan, and India, reports CNET. In the near future, Amazon will offer its customers the Apple latest devices, which …

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Alexa can tell you when your favorite artists release new music

If you're an Amazon Music subscriber in the US, you can receive notifications when your favorite artists drop new music, simply by asking Alexa to follow them. All you need to do is say something like "Alexa, follow Anderson .Paak on Amazon Music" or… Source: Engadget | Alexa can tell you when your favorite artists …

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Amazon lets Prime members choose a weekly delivery day

Amazon is introducing a new delivery option, allowing Prime members in the US to select a certain day of the week on which their orders will be delivered. The company is calling it Amazon Day and it's currently being rolled out on an invite-only basi… Source: Engadget | Amazon lets Prime members choose a weekly …

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Snap is bringing augmented reality Lenses to the desktop

Fresh off its Q3 2018 earnings report, in which it broke a revenue record, Snap Inc. is making another major announcement. Meet Snap Camera, a standalone application that will bring the company's popular augmented reality filters, aka Lenses, to the… Source: Engadget | Snap is bringing augmented reality Lenses to the desktop

Twitch streamers are getting Snap's AR selfie filters

As part of its Snap Camera announcement, Snap Inc. has revealed a partnership with Twitch that will bring augmented reality Lenses to users of the video-streaming site. This will give Twitch streamers access to thousands of Snapchat-style selfie filt… Source: Engadget | Twitch streamers are getting Snap's AR selfie filters

Europe moves forward with content quotas for Netflix and Amazon

The European Parliament has voted to approve new regulations that will place a European content quota on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Once the new rules are formally approved, 30 percent of video-on-demand platform content… Source: Engadget | Europe moves forward with content quotas for Netflix and Amazon

Nokia's mirror-finish 7.1 phone is coming to the US for $349

Ever since HMD Global became the home to Nokia-branded phones in 2016, only a few of those handsets have made their way to the US. But that hasn't slowed down the company's ambitions. Today, HMD Global is set to announce one more Nokia handset fo… Source: Engadget | Nokia's mirror-finish 7.1 phone is coming to …

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Amazon's latest Fire TV Stick offers 4K for $50

After years of offering 4K playback on its higher-end Fire TV devices, Amazon is ready to bring that extra resolution to its most affordable hardware. With a base of active users that's 25 million strong, it's launching the Fire TV Stick 4K, deliveri… Source: Engadget | Amazon's latest Fire TV Stick offers 4K for

Amazon plans TV series based on Robert Jordan's 'Wheel of Time' novels

Amazon's fantasy TV ambitions aren't just confined to The Lord of the Rings. The company has ordered an hour-per-episode series based on Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time novels — yes, after years of canceled plans and legal hurdles, it's finally ha… Source: Engadget | Amazon plans TV series based on Robert Jordan's 'Wheel of …

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Amazon’s Echo Show can use Getty Images to answer your questions

This week, Getty Images announced a new partnership with Amazon that will allow the online retail giant to use images from Getty's vast image catalog on its Echo devices with a screen. While Alexa was previously able to deliver verbal answers to ques… Source: Engadget | Amazon’s Echo Show can use Getty Images to answer …

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