At ITEXPO A month ago, we asked a room full of about 500 techies how many wanted the HomePod from Apple. One hand went up. Dozens had Amazon Echos and Google Home devices however.The bad news at the show later translated into lackluster sales as reported by analysts.The problem for Apple in the smart speaker market is the low end is sewn up. Show More Summary
During the Mobile World Congress trade show, Facebook executive Asha Sharma reflected on the lucky breaks in her working life and urged people to be individual mentors and "heroes" to girls and women. Her call was echoed by other speakers grappling with the problem of equality inside and outside the tech world.
These days, it's hard to keep all the Amazon Echo devices straight. There's the Spot and the Dot, and the Show and the Look. There's the second-generation Echo, which is different from the original Echo, which is also different fromShow More Summary
There’s a new Marvel superhero series on Fox called The Gifted that this week inspired my son Fallon, age 11, to predict the first Alexa virus, coming soon to an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or Echo Show cloud device near you. Or maybe it will be a Google Home virus. Show More Summary
The Amazon Echo ecosystem is branching out. Previously confined to the expansive smart speaker lineup including everything from the diminutive Echo Dot to the touchscreen-powered Echo Show, one of the newest members of the family pushes all the right buttons. Show More Summary
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictment of 13 Russians as a brazen scheme “with the stated goal of spreading distrust” toward the U.S. political system, but the charges … Click to Continue »
The HomePod’s $349 price point was somewhat controversial last summer when Apple announced the device, especially in comparison to its competitors in the market. A new report from Bloomberg, however, shows that Apple is operating at smaller margins than its competitors… more…
Kelley Stoltz is a prolific musician -- last year's Que Aura is terrific -- but, apart from his time in the live lineup of Echo & The Bunnymen, he a less frequent tourer, especially on the East Coast. Continue reading…
If you own a Canary video security system and an Amazon Echo Show or Echo Spot, you can now use voice commands to view your Canary live feeds.
Thanks to a new Canary skill for Amazon Alexa, Canary All-in-One, View, and Flex owners can get important video feeds straight to Amazon Echo devices. With the update to firmware v3.0.0, AIOs and View devices can relay video feeds directly...Show More Summary
Special guest Paul Kafasis returns to the show. Topics include Apple’s new HomePod, Farrago (Rogue Amoeba’s new soundboard app for the Mac), the Philadelphia Eagles’ triumph over the “New England” Patriots in Super Bowl 52, and we stir...Show More Summary
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The Amazon Echo Show and Echo Spot are special because they have displays. And that means they have a very special set of skills. The better to see you with, my dear. So you've got an Amazon Echo Show or Echo Spot. Those, as you'll well...Show More Summary
Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and if you don't have a gift for your boo yet, you better get on that. Show More Summary
The Echo Show has had $50 knocked off its price tag, while the 2nd gen Amazon Echo has been reduced to $84.99.
Amazon’s Echo devices started out as simple voice assistants, but they’ve grown to include much more. Now you can place voice calls and send messages to other Echo users. And the new Echo devices, such as the Show, include a screen for even more possibilities like video calling. Show More Summary
The “Big Game” is tomorrow, so Amazon is celebrating by discounting almost all of the Amazon Echo products it sells, as well as others that feature Alexa. The discounts are solid too, like a $15 price drop on the Amazon Echo Spot and an $80 price drop on Echo Show. Show More Summary
Ellen Thesleff was a Finnish artist with a feeling for lyricism. Her painting "The Echo" shows a young woman calling out in the morning or evening. Ellen Thesleff (Finnish 1869-1954) The Echo Because the tones of her shirt are treated simply, the artist keeps the emphasis on the head, which is surrounded and infused with warm light. Show More Summary
Max Boot's hiring by the Washington Post goes to show, again, that the most certain way to move up in the media pundit universe is to consistently echo US national security orthodoxy—without pause or regret.
After a recent spat led Google to pull YouTube from Amazon's Fire TV and Echo Show, it seemed like things were finally cooling down when Amazon extended an olive branch to Google by selling Chromecast devices again for the first time in years. Show More Summary