Tag: Amazon

20
Aug

Amazon Echo Gets Limited-Time 44 Percent Discount | News & Opinion

Get it today for just $99.99, down from $179.99. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For a limited time, Amazon is offering a 44 percent discount on the Amazon Echo. Get it today for just $99.99, down from $179.99. While the Echo and its Alexa digital assistant are designed to work

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17
Aug

Amazon Lets Alexa Roam Free | News & Opinion

Alexa has been unleashed. Amazon’s artificial intelligence (AI) helper has become the standard-bearer for much of the innovation in the virtual assistant market. Today, Amazon launched the Alexa Voice Service Device SDK, giving businesses the tools to bring Alexa’s speech-recognition capabilities and cloud-based intelligence to their own commercial products and devices. According to Amazon, the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) and

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16
Aug

Trump: Amazon Does ‘Great Damage’ to Retailers | News & Opinion

President Donald Trump on Wednesday, once again, took aim at Amazon. In a tweet, the president said “Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt – many jobs being lost!” He did not give any further explanation. This isn’t the first time Trump has targeted the online retail giant,

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15
Aug

Amazon ‘Instant Pickup’ Orders Will Be Ready in 2 Minutes | News & Opinion

Instant Pickup is a free service for Prime and Prime Student members offering ‘a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less.’ This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Think Amazon Prime’s two-day shipping is fast? Pssh, Amazon now wants to have your orders ready in just

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14
Aug

Amazon Recalls Potentially Unsafe Solar Eclipse Glasses | News & Opinion

YES, you need special glasses to view the Monday eclipse; if you bought some from Amazon, though, better check you inbox to make sure they weren’t recalled. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When viewing the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, it’s important to wear special glasses to protect your

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4
Aug

Get an Amazon Echo for $90 Today | News & Opinion

Or, you can get the petite Echo Dot today for just $34.99, down from $49.99. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Heads up, deal hunters: If you’ve been thinking about buying an Amazon Echo, you might want to put it on your to-do list today. Or, better yet, go buy one

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1
Aug

Amazon Pulls Blu Smartphones Over Spyware Concerns | News & Opinion

The selection of low-cost Android phones on Amazon just got a little smaller. Amazon has suspended Miami-based budget smartphone maker Blu—a former partner in Amazon’s Prime Exclusive Phones program—over spyware concerns. “We recently learned of a potential security issue on select Blu phones, some of which are sold on Amazon.com,” Amazon told PCMag today. “Because security and privacy of our

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28
Jul

Amazon Hub Safely Stores All Your Home Deliveries | News & Opinion

Amazon wants to put a delivery hub in your residence so anyone can send you packages, be they friends, family, or other retailers. Amazon doesn’t just want to dominate online shopping, it also wants to become the number one way you receive all your packages, regardless of who sent them. Proof of that comes in the form of Amazon Hub,

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27
Jul

Amazon Delivery Drones May Scan Your Home, Suggest Repairs | News & Opinion

A new patent describes how Amazon’s drones will scan your home while delivering packages to see if anything needs fixing. Amazon is never one to miss an opportunity for new revenue streams, so while the company continues to develop automated drones for Prime Air order deliveries, it’s also thinking about what else they could do during the flight to your

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27
Jul

How to Listen to Music on Your Amazon Echo | News & Opinion

The Amazon Echo offers solid speaker sound quality, but what are your music-listening options? Well, you can access your library or stream tunes via Amazon Music or listen to music and radio stations from third-party providers. If you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber, you can snag more than 2 million tunes from Amazon Music for free or upgrade to Amazon Music

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