Newly announced Kindle Scribe is a reading and writing E-Ink tablet with a stylus

Amazon has announced its new Kindle Scribe which is easily the most innovative new Kindle product in years. It has a 10.2-inch E-ink touchscreen that can be used as a large reading device and a writing tablet thanks to the included stylus. Read more ›

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Amazon announces new Halo Rise bedside sleep tracker and smart alarm

With every big Amazon hardware event there’s always a product that’s a bit strange and this year it’s the Halo Rise. The device sits next to your bed to both track your sleep and serves as an intelligent alarm clock with a built-in light. Read more ›

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2nd-gen Echo Auto announced with new minimalistic design and roadside asistance

As expected, Amazon has announced the 2nd-gen Echo Auto to add Alexa capabilities to any car in a sleek new package. The new device is more minimalistic than the old Echo Auto and looks more like a pendant you hang from the side of your dashboard as opposed to a box that lays on top of your dashboard. Read more ›

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New 5th-gen Echo Dot, Echo Dot w/ Clock, and Echo Dot Kids announced with improved sound and WiFi mesh capabilities

Amazon has announced a new 5th-gen Echo Dot, a new Echo Dot with Clock, and new Echo Dot Kids today at its big hardware event. Apart from some new colors for the main Dot and new prints for the Kids Dot, these new smart speakers look just like the previous generation Echo Dot but it’s the inside where most of the updates have occurred. Read more ›

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Amazon Echo Show 15 will soon gain the Fire TV Interface through a free update

Amazon has announced that the Echo Show 15 will soon gain a full-fledged Fire TV interface with a free update. The Echo Show 15 has always had the ability to stream video from a limited number of services, such as Netflix and most recently with the newest addition of Sling TV compatibility, but essentially turning it into a Fire TV will unlock many more services and capabilities. It will presumably also, for the first time, bring the Amazon Appstore to an Echo Show device. Read more ›

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Fire TV Cube 3 comes with Amazon’s Smart TV remote and bundling the Alexa Voice Remote Pro gets you two remotes

Amazon is throwing a curve ball into its remote lineup for Fire TV devices, and I’m not just talking about the introduction of the new introduction of the new Alexa Voice Remote Pro. Bundled with the new 3rd-gen Fire TV Cube is not the same 3rd-gen Alexa Voice remote that the previous Fire TV Cube came with, as I initially incorrectly stated in my coverage of the new flagship streaming device. Instead, Amazon is bundling in the same remote that has been included with all Fire TV Smart TVs, which is a first for a stand-alone Fire TV streamer. Read more ›

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Amazon’s 3rd-gen Fire TV Cube will ship with Fire OS 7, not Fire OS 8

Amazon revealed the much anticipated 3rd-gen Fire TV Cube earlier today and there is a lot to like about the new device. However, one surprising omission is a new version of Fire OS. Even though Fire OS 8, based on Android 11, was introduced on the new Fire 7 tablet earlier this year, the new Fire TV Cube will, unfortunately, be shipping with Fire OS 7, based on Android 9, when it’s released next month. Read more ›

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Amazon announces new Fire TV Omni QLED Series 4K Fire TV Smart TVs

Last year, Amazon released its first self-branded Fire TV Smart TVs with the introduction of its 4-Series TVs and its hands-free Omni Series TVs. Amazon is now following up those TVs with a more premium version of the latter with its announcement of the Amazon Fire TV Omni QLED Series of Fire TV Smart TVs. These new TVs from Amazon step up the picture quality significantly with quantum dot displays, full array local dimming, adaptive brightness, and more. Read more ›

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New Premium Alexa Voice Remote Pro announced for Fire TV Sticks, Cube, and Smart TVs

In addition to the 3rd-gen Fire TV Cube, which was expected, Amazon has also announced a new premium remote, the Alexa Voice Remote Pro, for use with Fire TV Sticks, Fire TV Cubes, and even Fire TV Smart TVs. The new optional remote retains all the capabilities of the 3rd-gen Alexa Voice Remote and adds several new capabilities to make life a little easier. Read more ›

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3rd-gen Fire TV Cube announced with improved performance, WiFi 6E, new ports, and more

Amazon has announced the all-new 3rd-gen Fire TV Cube with huge improvements to performance, connectivity, and port selection. Being the shape of a cube and having hands-free voice capabilities like an Echo Dot is about the only thing similar between the new and previous Fire TV Cube, as numerous other aspects have changed including the addition of built-in Ethernet, WiFi 6E, HDMI-in, and more. Read more ›

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