Apple Music support is finally coming to Amazon’s Echo speakers and this will enable Apple Music subscribers to play Apple Music’s 50 million songs on Echo devices. Customers will be able to ask Alexa to play their favorite songs, artists, and albums—or any of the playlists made by Apple Music’s editors from around the world. Continue reading “Amazon Echo speakers finally get support for Apple Music”
Amazon is introducing a new feature called ‘Alexa Cast’ which will let users control the songs or media that is playing on Alexa-enabled devices from their phone. However, it only works with Amazon Music app to control music playback at the moment. It might eventually bring the ability to control playback of music, movies, podcasts, and more. Continue reading “Amazon ‘Alexa Cast’ can stream music to Alexa speakers”
Amazon Echo products including Echo Dot, Echo, and Echo Plus were so far available through invite only. Today the company announced that is available to all for purchase by all customers through Amazon.in and 350 retail outlets such as Croma, Reliance, Vijay Sales, Crossword and more in 20 cities across India. Continue reading “Amazon Echo devices now available without an invite online and across offline stores in India starting at Rs. 4499”
Well over a year after the launch of the Amazon Echo Dot, Google finally has a competitor out. Announced alongside the all-new second generation Pixel smartphones, the device might have gotten a bit overshadowed but fret not, we’ve been testing it out the last few days and have a review ready for your consumption. Now that the Echo series of devices are available in India, is it worth importing or waiting for a Google Home Mini? Find out in our review.
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Amazon was reported to be working on next generation Echo device for sometime. Now, images of the new Echo speaker device have surfaced that suggests it will sport a touchscreen. The images come months after a report in November last year suggested possibilities that Amazon is working on a new Echo device with touchscreen. Continue reading “Amazon’s new Echo with touchscreen surfaces in images”
Amazon is said to be working on two music music streaming services, according to a latest report from Recode. One of the music streaming services will be similar to Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play Music while the other one will be more affordable.
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Reporting about Amazon’s future plan about robotic voice-assistant Alexa , WSJ on Tuesday noted that the e-commerce giant is secretly working on a “tablet-like computer screen”. Continue reading “Amazon is developing a “tablet-like” device that you can talk to?”
It looks like Google has quite a few goals for 2016. Just yesterday, it was reported that the company is working on YouTube Connect, a Periscope rival. Today, a new report from The Information (via) is suggesting that Google is working it’s own Amazon Echo competitor.
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Amazon Echo is a smart speaker that doubles up as a virtual assistant. It was announced by Amazon late last year in November. It was a pretty neat piece of tech but the issue is that hardly anyone had access to it since it was based on an invite only system of purchase. Now happily that invite system has been removed and everyone can get their hands on the device.
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When you think Amazon, you think e-commerce, but closer to the present, you’d also think about the Fire phone, its failure to make money and so forth, but you never would have imagined that the same company, at this time, would come up with a virtual assistant in the form of a speaker. It is surprising and yes, that’s Amazon’s new product, called Echo, a cloud-powered home speaker that you can talk to. The Echo, always listening and connected to Amazon’s cloud aka AWS, accepts input primarily in voice and can perform many of the functions of already existing virtual assistants like Siri and Cortana. It’s also a bold play for the living room, where information is less personal. The device, priced at $199 for regular people and $99 for Amazon’s Prime customers, is set to launch in the coming weeks, and is currently invite-only.
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Kyocera (Kyoto Ceramic) and Sprint together launched the World’s First Dual Touchscreen Android phone for the US market.
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