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Pebble 2 Kickstarter Campaign Breaks $10 million

Pebble Kickstarter campaign breaks $10 million mark – demand strong for low-cost wearables

The demand, she is a strong. Today, Pebble's 2016 Kickstarter broke the $10 million (USD) mark. To date, over 52,000 people have backed the campaign. Good news for Pebble: there's still 26 days to go before funding closes. That Pebble has already surpassed $10 million in pledges seems to suggest consumers like what...
Pebble Core - Amazon Alexa voice recognition announcement

Pebble teams with Amazon, adds Alexa voice search to new wearable (Analysis)

"Alexa, ask Pebble how the Kickstarter campaign is doing." Another savvy move by Pebble. Today, the Redwood City wearable maker announced its upcoming Pebble Core wearable will feature Amazon's Alexa voice search assistant. This means you could use a voice command while you're running, for instance, to play a song. Or ask any...
Google Home

Google Home oh no

As has been widely reported today, Google unveiled its answer to Amazon Echo. Yep, oh no. It's called Google Home. And like Echo (and it's smaller sibling Tap), it's a small plastic cylinder -- a smart speaker -- that sits in your home, and responds to voice commands. You can book...

Amazon wants you to add Buy it Now buttons around your home

Convenient? Yes. Also a way for Jeff Bezos to ingeniously extend a brick-and-mortar style shopping experience without the costly overhead.
Samsung Chromebook

Amazon Prime Day: 3 tips for scoring a deal

Amazon is holding its first every "Prime Day" on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Here's the scoop on how to Celebrate Amazon's 20th birthday, while scoring yourself a deal or two. What is Prime Day? According to Amazon it's an all-out sale across the web site that will feature plenty of deals -- sports...

What is Amazon Echo?

With Echo, Amazon guns for Google (Now) and Apple (Siri) in the battle for cloud supremacy. But there's a problem with that strategy.

With new 3D Fire Phone, Amazon raises stakes against Google, Apple

Late to the game. Does Amazon's long rumored Fire smartphone have enough to woo the Android and Apple faithful?

Prime Data could be the Amazon smartphone killer feature

What 3D holographic display? "Prime data" could very well send shock-waves across the mobile industry by allowing consumer unlimited Amazon content.

Prime Music a decent perk for existing Amazon subscribers – no threat yet to Spotify

Amazon enters streaming music fray with Prime Music, a modest service featuring only a million tracks. But, once again for CEO Jeff Bezos it's the potential that counts most.

LG gets the Nexus 5 right (mostly)

It takes only a few seconds--milliseconds rather--to realize this is a Ferrari F12... or, better yet, a Lambo Aventador, when it comes to performance. Blazes!