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Amazon Echo (4th Gen) Review: Still the King in 2022

The Amazon Echo is one of those products that truly kickstarted a whole category. The best smart speakers now come from far and wide, many using the same Alexa voice platform. Amazon wasn't the first to bring a voice assistant to the world, in fact coming behind Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Alexa debuted in late...

Which music services are supported on Alexa on the Amazon Echo?

One of the earliest uses for all the best smart speakers, like the Amazon Echo, is as a music device. The Echo is so much more than just a fancy speaker for blasting out your favorite tunes, but it's definitely one of the most used features. And for music, you need a service to supply...

Amazon’s 2nd Gen Echo Buds are finally available in India

Amazon's Alexa-powered Echo speakers have become a cultural phenomenon. But not many people know that the company also sells Bluetooth earphones dubbed the Echo Buds. In April last year, Amazon refreshed its earphones lineup with the Echo Buds 2nd Gen, featuring an updated design and ANC support. Initially exclusive to the western markets, the new...

Add Alexa to your car for just $15 this Black Friday

Ever wished your car was smarter and more interactive? Do you miss the convenience of using Alexa when you leave your smart home and go for a drive? Well, wish no more! Amazon's Black Friday deals are live, and -- for a limited time only -- you can add Alexa to your car for just...

Amazon reportedly working on wall-mountable Echo, TV soundbar, and more

Amazon is reportedly working on a number of new products in new markets. The company is making a massive push in the direction of custom chipsets and interoperability between products. Between an Echo with a wall-mountable screen, a TV soundbar, more advanced car technology, and more wearable products, the company has a lot that it's...

Alexa’s adaptive volume feature solves a major problem with smart speakers

In February last year, Google rolled out a new feature for its Nest lineup of smart speakers. The feature, called Ambient IQ, intelligently adjusts the volume of compatible Nest smart speakers and displays based on the noise in the surroundings. It essentially eliminates the need to manually adjust the volume every time outside noise drowns...

Amazon Echo Show 8 2021 launched in India for ₹11,499

Amazon's Echo series of speakers have gained a fair bit of popularity in India over the years. The speakers produce good sound, have smart functionality with Alexa, and can be used to control other appliances. Moreover, Amazon has made these Echo speakers available in the country at relatively affordable prices, at least for entry-level models...

How to Enable the Male Voice on Amazon Echo Speakers

Amazon's Echo lineup of speakers is quite popular in most households. They're affordable, have good enough sound quality for most people, and well, they're smart. All the Echo speakers come with Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, in-built. Alexa can answer your queries, play your favorite tracks, order stuff for you from Amazon, and do a host...

Amazon is reportedly making a wall-mounted Echo smart display

Amazon is allegedly developing a new Echo device described as a “smart home command center.” The device, which will reportedly come out at the end of 2021 or even the end of 2022, is said to feature a large touchscreen and work best when mounted on a wall. According to Bloomberg, the wall-mounted Echo will do...

Amazon Echo Show can now stream movies and shows from Netflix

Amazon has announced the availability of Netflix on the Echo Show. According to the company’s announcement, users can now watch their favorite movies and TV shows from the streaming service and expect some new video features on the device as well. This is similar to what Amazon offered last year where it allowed users to...

Best Amazon Echo Dot Black Friday deals: Up to 63% off

Amazon unveiled a completely revamped lineup of Echo devices earlier this year in September. As part of the new lineup, the company introduced three variants of its most affordable smart speaker — the regular Echo Dot 4th-Gen, the 4th-Gen Echo Dot with Clock, and the Echo Dot Kids Edition. Although it hasn't been long since...

As part of Best Buy’s Wish List sale, get the Amazon Echo Auto Smart Speaker for just $20

Best Buy's Wish List sale is going strong, offering customers great deals until Sunday. The Wish List sale is just one of Best Buy's weekly Black Friday-esque sales this November, allowing everyone to stock up on gifts and goodies before the big day itself. More time, less stress! One of the stand-out sales this week,...