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Amazon announces new Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show powered by AZ1 Neural Edge processor

Alongside the launch of the new Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick Lite, Amazon today unveiled a new lineup of Alexa-powered Echo smart speakers. The latest additions to the company's Echo product line include the new 4th-Gen Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Dot with clock, Echo Dot Kids Edition, and the Echo Show 10. All...

Zoom is coming to Google Nest, Facebook Portal, and Amazon Echo Show smart displays

Zoom on Wednesday announced it will make its video conferencing software available to use on the Google Nest Hub Max, Facebook Portal, and Amazon Echo Show smart displays later this year. The announcement comes as a surprise considering these companies all have competing video conferencing solutions. Google has Meet, Facebook has Rooms, and Amazon has Chime....

Amazon Echo Show 8 now available for pre-ordering in India

Amazon's Echo and Google's Nest (formerly Home) are the dominant players in the smart speaker market. The Echo lineup of smart speakers is powered by Alexa, while the Google Nest speakers are powered by the Google Assistant. Amazon and Google are competing for superiority in the smart speaker market. In 2018, both players separately introduced...

Amazon announces the more affordable Echo Show 5 smart display for $90/₹8,999

Amazon has plans to plant its Echo devices to in all walks of your life. Not just in the living room, bedroom, or the kitchen, but also your car – and also bringing Alexa to your toilet seats through partners. While voice interactions remain to be the key here, Amazon also wants to capitalize on...

Amazon wants to put Alexa into everything: Cars, Clocks, Microwaves, Subwoofers, Plugs, and more

The Amazon Echo ecosystem is rapidly expanding. At a surprise event in Seattle today, Amazon is announcing a bunch of new products with Amazon Alexa integration. The Echo line is always featured front and center in Amazon's army of devices. They have announced a redesigned Echo Dot, a subwoofer called Echo Sub, a Chromecast Audio...

Google allegedly making a smart home display to take on the Amazon Echo Show

The smart speaker market is dominated by Amazon and Google. Amazon is currently in first place with the company's Echo line of smart speakers, with the Google Assistant-enabled Google Home lineup a close second. Earlier this year at CES 2018, the first display-equipped smart speakers were announced. Now, a Nikkei Asian Review report states that Google is...

Alexa Cast is Amazon’s answer to the Chromecast Audio, but it only works with Amazon Music

One of the many great features you get with owning a Chromecast is the ability to cast pretty much any media you want. You can stream Netflix, YouTube, Spotify - even Amazon Music - directly to it. You can use an Amazon Alexa device as an audio-based Chromecast, but there's a catch - it only...

Lenovo Smart Display with Google Assistant now available starting at $199

The Google Assistant has previously only been available via voice on Google Home devices. You give it voice-based questions and it recites answers out loud. The Google Home is an implementation of the Google Assistant which allows you to ask it questions anywhere in your home - without being tied to your smartphone. It's been...

Google is Removing YouTube from the Amazon Echo Show and Fire TV

There's between an open feud between Amazon and Google over the past few years. Amazon sells a line of Fire products with their own application store instead of opting for Google Play and they still aren't allowing the sale of competing products such as the Google Home or the Chromecast on the Amazon marketplace. It...

YouTube is Back on the Amazon Echo Show After its Recent ToS Violation

Two months ago, it was discovered that YouTube was no longer available on the Amazon Echo Show. This made a lot of customers upset as they had not been given any heads up about it being removed from the device. The way Amazon had implemented it into the Echo Show resulted in the company violating...

Google Removes YouTube from the Amazon Echo Show, Says it Violates their ToS

Amazon and Google have been going back and forth for a few years now. They seem to not want to play nice with each other  due to the large competitive overlap of their products and services, and in some case it's resulted in a worse user experience for the end user. We see this conflict...

Amazon Brings Intercom Functionality to its Alexa Products

While Google is bringing Google Home to additional countries, Amazon has continued adding more and more features to its Alexa platform. Both Google and Amazon were reportedly working on bringing voice calls to their respective devices, Amazon ended up rolling out this feature just last month. Now we're seeing a new update for all Amazon...