Amazon’s Alexa is basically the operating system of the home, but to fully appreciate it, you need to scatter Echoes and Echo Dots around your house until they can basically hear your from anywhere. If you’re ready to fully commit, Amazon’s offering a solid discount on the already-affordable Echo Dot when you buy three
Amazon proudly announced today it’s adding its 10,000th skill to the Echo, the company’s artificially intelligent speaker. About a year ago, I wrote a love letter to my Echo praising it as the ultimate gadget for a lazy stoner. The prospect of greatness seemed so obvious. The speaker was quickly getting smarter, and…
The new Amazon Echo Dot is a brilliant little smart home assistant that you can hide in every corner of your home, and Amazon’s taking $10 off the base price for Black Friday. If you’re struggling to think of a gift idea for anyone on your shopping list, this is sure to be a hit with nearly everyone.
If you need the weather forecast, sports scores, or just want to hear your favorite playlist, the Alexa virtual assistant on Amazon’s Echo can help you out. Where Alexa doesn’t have your back, however, is when someone is breaking into your home, and you need to call the police for help, as Steve Hogarty discovered.
The new $50 Echo Dot is most useful for people who own compatible smart home gadgets, so to that end, Amazon’s once again offering $10-$50 off three select bundles that include a Dot and a compatible gadget. You can choose any or all of Philips Hue White bulbs, TP-Link Smart Plugs, the Bose SoundLink Mini, and ecobee3…
The new $50 Echo Dot is most useful for people who own compatible smart home gadgets, so to that end, Amazon’s offering $10-$50 off three select bundles that include a Dot and a compatible gadget. You can choose any or all of Philips Hue White bulbs, TP-Link Smart Plugs, and ecobee3 thermostats, all of which have been…
Amazon is making a new version of the Echo Dot, its Alexa-enabled mini-speaker. The biggest news isn’t the upgrades—it’s that anyone can buy it.
In spite of all the snark when it first launched, the Amazon Echo is actually really great (and only getting better over time), and Amazon’s discounting it today for the first time since Black Friday.
If you smoke a lot of weed, it’s time you buy an Amazon Echo. This week, Amazon rolled out three major updates to its artificially intelligent speaker, which make it a fantastic tool for stoners: You can now order a Domino’s pizza, stream music from Spotify, and hail an Uber all by yelling commands at your Amazon Echo.
If you have a thing against online shopping, but you’ve always hankered after Amazon’s Echo speaker/virtual assistant, good news: it’s now available in a bunch of big-box stores like Staples, RadioShack, and uh, Home Depot.
Ready to speak to the future? For a limited time, Amazon Store Cardholders and new members can save $50 on the surprisingly great Amazon Echo, bringing it down to just $130. That would be a good price for a speaker of this quality on its own, let alone one that can read you the news and convert measurements while you…
Different places shape sound in unusual ways: a cathedral creates rich reverb, in wide open space your voice gets lost, and in an anechoic chamber very strange things happen indeed. This music video was shot in 15 different locations and it reveals how their acoustic characteristics vary so wildly.