Latest Amazon smart home news
Amazon has announced that it will be embracing smart home connectivity standard Matter for its Echo and Eero devices.
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.
This Echo Dot is one of the most popular Echo speakers - and there's a huge discount.
Eero Internet Backup allows Eero users to set up a "backup" internet connection, which will kick on when an outage occurs. Here's how it works.
Amazon said it believes, in five to 10 years, every home will have at least one robot. With that in mind, it unveiled Astro.
Amazon held its annual autumn event exactly one year to the date of its 2021 hardware showcase. Here's how to watch and the biggest announcements.
Amazon's affordable smart home security brand, Blink, is getting two new devices to expand the range.
Making it even easier to watch your favourite shows.
And there's a new Echo Dot with Clock with a better display.
Amazon announced Halo Rise at its September event, tracking sleep without you having to wear anything to bed.
You've long been able to ask Alexa to buy you things from Amazon. But how do you stop accidental ordering on your Amazon Echo with Alexa?
Alexa can be really useful for making announcements around the home.
It seems that Amazon is keen on expanding its smart home portfolio with robot vacuum cleaners.
Your Amazon Echo or Alexa wake word is what your Amazon device listens out for before it bursts into action. Here's how to change it.
From interactive stories to trivia, Amazon's voice assistant is packed with games that can keep both children and adults entertained.
The pitch is a pretty wild one from Amazon, but it's certainly one way to frame voice-mimicking.
Smart speakers are all the rage, but, you might be surprised to know you can use them as bog standard Bluetooth speakers, and it's not hard to set up
Amazon has a low-power network that covers your neighbourhood. Learn all about it in this complete guide.
You can now buy the Blink Video Doorbell in the UK.
Amazon has updated Alexa with a themed quiz called "How royal am I?", new royal trivia questions, and even new phrases for learning tea etiquette.
Whether you have an Echo speaker or an Echo with a screen, you can set up Drop In to communicate between your devices.
Alexa - like the rest of us - is getting all excited for Eurovision, and has its very own song for it
Not only can you place a call using the feature, but you can also leave a voice message or send a text-based message.
The change will make Alexa even more useful for those with smart doorbells.
Got problems with the mics on your Echo? Here's the solution.
All the features and functions that come with having more than one Echo.
If you have an Echo of some kind, and regularly use Amazon's virtual assistant - Alexa - there's a good chance you're using it mostly to listen to mus...
The catch? It only works with Amazon Music. Here's how it works.
If you have an Echo speaker or Echo Show smart display, there's a good chance you've run into a situation where you've wanted to follow up your previo...
It's super common to misplace your phone at home. We all do it. It can fall between the couch cushions, get lost in the bedsheets, be left in some
Amazon's Day One Editions program has been running for a while now, but since it's an experimental area for Amazon it can get quite confusing.
Tap to Alexa lets owners of an Echo Show tap on the device's touchscreen to access shortcuts to popular Alexa features, like the weather and timers.
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.
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?
Here are some of the festive fun phrases you can try out with your new (or existing) Alexa-enabled device.
Amazon introduced its own smart heating thermostat in September during a product showcase.
Amazon is introducing an Alexa Together premium subscription service that expands upon its existing Alexa Care Hub.
After first making sound detection part of Alexa Routines earlier this year, the feature is now gaining more support.
Amazon offers visually impaired users an accessibility feature, called Show and Tell for Alexa, that identifies items using your Echo Show's camera.
Alexa has always had a feminine-sounding voice. But, recently, Amazon has begun rolling out a masculine-sounding voice for its AI in the US and UK.
The biggest Echo Show to date - deliveries expected by 9 December.
The new addition will let you keep track of how clean the air is inside your home.
For instance, if you have Alexa set to English, yet ask a question in Spanish, Alexa will either respond in Spanish.
Though the smart home standard won't arrive until 2022, Amazon-owned Eero has confirmed its devices will support it.
Congratulations, you can be the newest source for Alexa to use when answering people's questions.
Amazon has begun earning a reputation as one of the funkiest hardware manufactures in the industry.