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Amazon adds second Prime Day — but why?
This much is true: Amazon has had tremendous success marketing its flagship sales event. Prime Day is now known as an annual time to buy discounted products and services from the e-commerce juggernaut. The Seattle-based company has been particularly effective at promoting its in-house name brand products during these...
Apple could finally be launching a smart display to rival Amazon Echo, Google Nest
Word is that Apple is readying a smart display for launch later this year. Once again, the rumor comes via Engadget from Bloomberg's Marg Gurman -- a person who seems to have a firsthand view into Apple's product development pipeline and/or marketing plans. In any case, Apple's apparently got a handful...
Apple HomePod, the Sequel: Can Apple get the smart speaker right the second time around?
Word is Apple is trying again, and is expected to relaunch its flagship HomePod smart speaker. Keep in mind Apple already sells a compact version called the HomePod Mini -- that is, in my testing at least, quite good. However, CEO Tim Cook and team would be remiss to sit...
New Amazon Fire 7 tablet has USB-C, 16GB storage, costs only $60
Inflation is running rampant. But apparently not so when it comes to Amazon's pricing strategy for the latest version of its popular tablet. Amazon today revealed an updated Fire 7 tablet. Now available for pre-order and shipping end of June, the updated model retains a very important feature: the price. At...
Amazon Echo Show 15 – the home hub moves from the fridge to a wall
Alexa-powered "family organization."
Trendspotting: ‘Grocery’ now most popular category on Amazon
When Amazon bought Whole Foods Market in 2017 for $13.7 billion we knew the market was set for disruption. But, boy, did it come fast. Per a new report from CIRP (Consumer Intelligence Research Partners) 'grocery' has now become the most popular category at Amazon. "Amazon targeted grocery long ago, and it...
Trendspotting: Looks like Amazon is soon launching new Kindle Paperwhite e-readers
IPX8 waterproof. But will they (please) use usb-c?
Amazon TVs? Not much of a surprise there
Welcome to Planet Amazon.
NAD announces M10 V2, updated version of its high-res streaming amplifier
A beautiful all-in-one component for those who want the best.
New Apple Watches to feature more sensors, rugged sports edition
Fitbit and Garmin are potentially vulnerable targets for Apple's market leading wearables.