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Amazon (RED) Echo returns for Black Friday and is on sale for just $69
Amazon (RED) Echo returns for Black Friday and is on sale for just $69 By Maggie Tillman

The (RED) Echo is back! And it's on sale for Black Friday exclusively at Amazon. Read more

New Amazon Echo Plus vs old Echo Plus: What's the difference?
New Amazon Echo Plus vs old Echo Plus: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Comparison between the new Echo Plus and the old Echo Plus. What is the difference between the 2018 and 2017 models and which should you buy? Read more

Amazon Echo vs Plus vs Dot vs Show vs Spot: What's the difference?
Amazon Echo vs Plus vs Dot vs Show vs Spot: What's the difference? By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has a range of Echo devices, but we'll guide you through them on so you can decide which is the the best Echo Read more

Alexa now enables you to create your own skills in the UK
Alexa now enables you to create your own skills in the UK By Dan Grabham

Amazon has launched Alexa Skill Blueprints in the UK, enabling you to create and customise your own Alexa skills. No coding is required. Read more

How to create custom Amazon Alexa skills without any coding knowledge
How to create custom Amazon Alexa skills without any coding knowledge By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has opened up its Alexa platform so that anyone - and we mean absolutely anyone - can create a custom Alexa skill. Read more

Amazon Show Mode Charging Dock comes to UK for Fire HD 8 and 10
Amazon Show Mode Charging Dock comes to UK for Fire HD 8 and 10 By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has announced you can now buy its Show Mode Charging Dock as a standalone device (or as a bundle) in the UK. Read more

Amazon Echo Input is a cheaper Dot without a speaker and will be available 12 December
Amazon Echo Input is a cheaper Dot without a speaker and will be available 12 December By Rik Henderson

Amazon will ship the Echo Input from 12 December. It adds Alexa to any speaker you have around the house. Read more

Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: Which Fire tablet should you buy?
Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: Which Fire tablet should you buy? By Chris Hall

Amazon's Fire tablet continues to offer a popular alternative to the iPad, but which Amazon Fire tablet is right for you? We've compared them for you. Read more

Amazon Fire HD 8 review: Hitting that 8-inch sweet spot
4.5 stars Amazon Fire HD 8 review: Hitting that 8-inch sweet spot By Chris Hall

Whether you're a globetrotter or a looking for an travel tablet or something to entertain your child with loads of controls, the Fire HD 8 is great value Read more

Amazon Day: How to pick which day your Amazon packages get delivered
Amazon Day: How to pick which day your Amazon packages get delivered By Maggie Tillman

The invite-only feature lets members pick a specific day of the week for their Amazon shipments to arrive. Read more

Amazon Alexa Easter Eggs: Your complete guide to funny Alexa commands
Amazon Alexa Easter Eggs: Your complete guide to funny Alexa commands By Maggie Tillman

Alexa, Amazon's virtual assistant, has an answer for just about everything. And, at the same time, she's loaded with hilarious responses for all sorts Read more

Amazon's next challenge is refining the Alexa software experience
Amazon's next challenge is refining the Alexa software experience By Chris Hall

The Amazon Echo is great, but there are some software cracks starting to appear Read more

Doubling up on Alexa: How to use multiple Amazon Echo and Dots
Doubling up on Alexa: How to use multiple Amazon Echo and Dots By Adrian Willings

Amazon is pushing the Echo and Echo Dot hard in a bid to dominate the connected home market before too many players - like Google - can catch up.The Amazon Read more

How to turn on and use Whisper Mode on your Alexa device
How to turn on and use Whisper Mode on your Alexa device By Maggie Tillman

We suspect the feature will come in handy for parents who want to use Alexa without waking a sleeping partner or baby in the evening. Read more

Amazon Echo Sub review: Rebel bass
4.5 stars Amazon Echo Sub review: Rebel bass By Chris Hall

A good value upgrade for existing Echo speakers that adds depth and low-end bass, but if you're buying a system from scratch there are other options. Read more

Amazon Echo Show (2018) vs Amazon Echo Show (2017): What's the difference?
Amazon Echo Show (2018) vs Amazon Echo Show (2017): What's the difference? By Maggie Tillman

But how do these devices really stack up? We're comparing the established Echo Show (2017) with its new sibling, the Echo Show (2018), spec by spec. Read more

Amazon Echo Plus (2018) review: Second time's a charm
4.5 stars Amazon Echo Plus (2018) review: Second time's a charm By Chris Hall

The Echo Plus is a better Echo all-round than the standard version, but we have to say we preferred last year's design that distinguished it from the Read more

Amazon Echo Dot review (third-gen 2018): This changes everything
5.0 stars Amazon Echo Dot review (third-gen 2018): This changes everything By Chris Hall

Amazon's new Echo Dot is an upgrade on the previous model, but the new Echo Input takes away some of its potential purchasers. Read more

Amazon Echo Show (2018) review: King of the kitchen
4.0 stars Amazon Echo Show (2018) review: King of the kitchen By Dan Grabham

With welcome software enhancements and much better audio as well as that larger screen, the Echo Show is getting serious. But is it worth buying? Read more

Amazon's Alexa app looks totally different now and we love it
Amazon's Alexa app looks totally different now and we love it By Maggie Tillman

The Alexa app has been given a major visual overhaul, complete with an improved interface with easier-to-find controls for smart home devices. Read more

New Amazon Fire TV Stick is most powerful yet, with 4K HDR and more
New Amazon Fire TV Stick is most powerful yet, with 4K HDR and more By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has updated its Fire TV Stick media streamer so that it supports 4K, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and HDR 10+ videos. Read more

Amazon might announce an IMDb video streaming service soon
Amazon might announce an IMDb video streaming service soon By Maggie Tillman

Amazon-owned IMDb might launch a video streaming service soon, and it will be distinctly separate from Amazon's Prime Video service. Read more

21 of the best gadgets and gizmos to appear on Amazon Launchpad
21 of the best gadgets and gizmos to appear on Amazon Launchpad By Adrian Willings

Amazon helps support startups and small businesses by showcasing some of the best products on the site for people to buy. See the best here. Read more

New Amazon store in NYC only sells items with 4-star or above ratings
New Amazon store in NYC only sells items with 4-star or above ratings By Maggie Tillman

Amazon is opening up a new type of store. Called Amazon 4-star, it features things available on Amazon with at least a four-star review. Read more

Amazon Echo event: All the announcements that matter
Amazon Echo event: All the announcements that matter By Maggie Tillman

From an updated Echo Show with a gorgeous 10-inch HD screen to an Echo Wall Clock (seriously), no stone was left unturned. Read more

New Amazon Echo Dot vs old Echo Dot: What's the difference?
New Amazon Echo Dot vs old Echo Dot: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Comparison between the all-new Amazon Echo Dot (2018) and the original Echo Dot. How do they compare and what are the differences? Read more

Amazon Echo Auto will add Alexa voice control to any car
Amazon Echo Auto will add Alexa voice control to any car By Rik Henderson

Amazon will be introducing its own in-car device later this year, with the launch of the Echo Auto expected before Christmas.While some vehicles are already Read more

Amazon Fire TV Recast lets you send recorded live TV to your devices
Amazon Fire TV Recast lets you send recorded live TV to your devices By Maggie Tillman

Amazon Fire TV Recast will let you send recorded TV to a different device. Read more

Amazon Echo Show reimagined for 2018 with better sound and 10-inch screen
Amazon Echo Show reimagined for 2018 with better sound and 10-inch screen By Maggie Tillman

Amazon is rattling off updates to Echo devices at a surprise event in Seattle, where it's now announcing a new and improved Echo Show. Read more

New Ring Stick Up Cam coming later this year, pre-order available now
New Ring Stick Up Cam coming later this year, pre-order available now By Rik Henderson

Now that Amazon owns smart security camera and doorbell company Ring, it used its surprise event in Seattle to announce a few Ring device updates.One of Read more

Amazon trots out an Echo Wall Clock and Microwave (seriously)
Amazon trots out an Echo Wall Clock and Microwave (seriously) By Maggie Tillman

Amazon is announcing probably 70 new devices right now at a surprise event in Seattle, including an Alexa-enabled wall clock and microwave. Read more

Amazon Smart Plug adds Alexa voice control to any electrical device
Amazon Smart Plug adds Alexa voice control to any electrical device By Maggie Tillman

Primarily lets you schedule times to turn devices on and off, use Alexa for voice control, and control devices when you're away from home Read more

New Amazon Echo Plus gets temperature sensor and Dolby speakers
New Amazon Echo Plus gets temperature sensor and Dolby speakers By Maggie Tillman

Perhaps the most interesting part of this new Echo Plus model is that it includes a built-in temperature sensor. Read more

Amazon Echo Sub arrives to beef up your Alexa speakers
Amazon Echo Sub arrives to beef up your Alexa speakers By Maggie Tillman

The Amazon Echo Sub is designed to deliver down-firing, 100W deep bass sound through a woofer. It can be paired with an Echo or Echo Plus. Read more

New Amazon Echo Dot now has "full sound" and better mics
New Amazon Echo Dot now has "full sound" and better mics By Maggie Tillman

Dubbed the "all-new Echo Dot", the new model comes with sound improvements and a fresh design. Read more

Amazon Echo review: The best way to experience Alexa?
3.5 stars Amazon Echo review: The best way to experience Alexa? By Chris Hall

If you want to dip your toe into the world of Alexa, the Echo might seem like the obvious choice. But what is it really like? Read more

Amazon might open 3,000 Amazon Go cashier-less stores by 2021
Amazon might open 3,000 Amazon Go cashier-less stores by 2021 By Maggie Tillman

That's an insane expansion and an aggressive move into physical retail. Read more

What is Amazon Alexa calling and messaging and how does it work?
What is Amazon Alexa calling and messaging and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Not only can you place a call using the feature, but you can also leave a voice message or send a text-based message. Read more

Amazon Echo Sub is a plug-and-play subwoofer to boost your Echo music
Amazon Echo Sub is a plug-and-play subwoofer to boost your Echo music By Chris Hall

Amazon is adding a subwoofer to its Echo family, bringing the bassline to its Alexa-powered speakers. Read more

Amazon Smart Plug will add Alexa to any plug socket
Amazon Smart Plug will add Alexa to any plug socket By Chris Hall

Amazon is going to be offering its own Smart Plug, letting you add Alexa voice control to any plug socket. Read more

The best Alexa tips and tricks: Get more from Amazon's assistant
The best Alexa tips and tricks: Get more from Amazon's assistant By Maggie Tillman

Those of you who own an Amazon Echo might be surprised to learn how much it can really do. It's loaded with features and hidden settings. Read more

How to group multiple Amazon Echo devices for music
How to group multiple Amazon Echo devices for music By Maggie Tillman

Amazon's multi-room audio feature lets you play music across multiple Echo devices in your home at the same time. But there are caveats. Read more

What is Alexa Cast and how does it work?
What is Alexa Cast and how does it work? By Chris Hall

Amazon Alexa Cast makes it easier to control and play Amazon Music through your Echo. Here are all the details you need to get it working. Read more

Amazon Echo Spot review: That hits the spot
4.5 stars Amazon Echo Spot review: That hits the spot By Chris Hall

The Spot hits a number of key areas: it's the best designed of the Echo range, giving it immediate appeal. Whether in the bedroom, on a kitchen Read more

What is Alexa and what can Amazon Echo do?
What is Alexa and what can Amazon Echo do? By Britta O'Boyle

Amazon Echo is one of a range of hands-free speakers and devices that can be controlled with your voice. The voice-controlled Amazon "personal assistant" Read more

How to get started with Amazon Echo and Alexa
How to get started with Amazon Echo and Alexa By Adrian Willings

Your Amazon Echo has just arrived and you might have glanced at the quick-start guide, but beyond the basic setup, what are the first things to do? Read more

Amazon might launch eight new Alexa devices, including a microwave
Amazon might launch eight new Alexa devices, including a microwave By Maggie Tillman

Amazon is developing an entire new range of Alexa-powered smart home devices. To be clear, these likely won't be new Echo speakers. Read more

Amazon's next big Prime perk? Real full-size Christmas trees
Amazon's next big Prime perk? Real full-size Christmas trees By Maggie Tillman

Amazon plans to sell and ship 7-foot-tall Christmas trees to customers this holiday season. Some will even be eligible for Prime free shipping. Read more

Amazon Show Mode Charging Dock turns your Fire tablet into a smart display
Amazon Show Mode Charging Dock turns your Fire tablet into a smart display By Chris Hall

The Show Mode Charging Dock is an accessory for Amazon's Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 tablets, allowing you to dock you tablet, charge it and use it a bit Read more

Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet updated and it's all about Alexa
Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet updated and it's all about Alexa By Chris Hall

Amazon has updated its mid-sized tablet, the Fire HD 8, adding better Alexa interaction and a better front camera. Read more