Space is hard, and space is even harder when you take away all the parachutes. But that's exactly what Blue Origin, the pet space company of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, is going to do on its next test flight. DON'T MISS: Model X owner files...Show More Summary
Here's what some of the Amazon editors are planning to read over the long weekend...
Jeremy Benson's GIRL IN WOODS is finally coming to the public, emerging from the underbrush on June 3rd via Cable and VOD platforms including Comcast, DirecTV, iTunes, Dish, Amazon Instant, Google Play, Vudu and more. Perhaps the release of the similarly-themed THE FOREST prompted producers to finally let this one escape their grasp. Here's the plot:... Read More...
In your living room, there's no such thing as a TV that's too big. If you can find a model within your price range that occupies an entire wall, get it. But elsewhere in your home, you might not want to feel like you're at a drive-in movie. Show More Summary
Apple is building an intelligent home assistant device to compete with Amazon's Echo. On Thursday we learned that it will likely come embedded in the next Apple TV, rather than as a standalone speaker. And now, on Friday, CNET reports...Show More Summary
Amazon isn't always the cheapest and the reason might surprise.
Smart home. An abused term to be sure, but given the burgeoning popularity of products like the Nest Learning Thermostat and Amazon Echo, to name but two, an important one. With rumors swirling that Apple will release its own Siri-powered living room "hub" to compete with Amazon and Google, a new machine learning arms race is on. Show More Summary
Earlier this week The Information reported hat Apple is making a smart hub to compete with the very cool Amazon Echo and recently announced Google Home. This is not shocking . Consumer technology companies new favorite thing is to get their remarkably well-designed talons into every aspect of our lives. Show More Summary
Amazon on Friday debuted Echosim.io, a website that simulates the capabilities of the Amazon Echo speaker, which uses Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant technology. Many potential buyers of the Amazon Echo, Tap, or Echo Dot, are not aware of its capabilities and therefore skip over acquiring the device. Show More Summary
Amazon has put Alexa, the voice-powered AI software found in the Echo, Dot, and Tap, right inside the browser with the launch of Echoism.io. After logging in with an Amazon account, anyone can start asking Alexa questions by clicking...Show More Summary
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There is a ton of stuff on sale during the Amazon Memorial Day Sale weekend, including plenty of goodies for travel. There are carry-on suitcases, cute shoes, and great jewelry all on a pretty hefty discount, some things over 60% off. Show More Summary
Amazon was first with its Echo Wi-Fi speaker — a dedicated, standalone hub for its Alexa virtual assistant software — and now word has it Apple is working on a similar product for Siri. The several reports this week detailing Apple’s...Show More Summary
Earlier this week it was reported that Apple may announce a Siri SDK and Amazon Echo-like Siri speaker at WWDC next month. The software development kit would allow developers to integrate apps with the voice assistant, and a Siri speaker would compete with Amazon’s Alexa and the upcoming Google Home. Show More Summary
Your Kindle Fire has some tricks up its sleeve that you didn’t know about. Amazon has locked down its Fire OS rather tightly, but some standard Android tricks still work. With a few simple tweaks, you can get even more out of your Kindle Fire. Show More Summary
Apple's rumored Amazon Echo competitor could reportedly include a camera for facial recognition, but may have to wait until 2017 to hit store shelves.
Amazon Prime customers will once again have a hand in deciding which of Amazon Video’s 2016 pilots get signed to full series. The streaming service’s new pilot season will debut two new hour-long dramas (“The Last Tycoon” and “The Interestings”) and six children’s programs, including the live-action “Sigmund and the Sea Monsters,” on June 17. Show More Summary
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Apple's rumored product designed to compete with the Amazon Echo could come equipped with a camera and facial recognition capabilities, reports CNET. Citing sources with knowledge of Apple's plans, CNET says the device would be "self...Show More Summary