Tag: Amazon

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.
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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 dealsĀ -- 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!

5 Great Things About the New Amazon Kindles

A first look at the new Amazon tablets including the Kindle Fire HD 7, Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. Has Jeff Bezos one-upped Apple?

Amazon starts selling 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD

While Amazon is going larger with the Fire HD, Apple thought small when it unveiled the iPad Mini ($329). Google, meanwhile, has been broadening its Nexus portfolio of mobile devices, unveiling a line-up featuring 4.7- ($299), 7- ($199), and 10-inch ($399) displays.