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 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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Best Buy’s Insignia releases new 2022 model budget Fire TV Smart TVs with 720p, 1080p, and 4K resolutions

Best Buy has released a new set of budget Fire TV Smart TVs under its Insignia house brand for 2022. These TVs include 720p and 1080p resolution F20 Series TVs and 4K resolution F30 Series TVs. So far the released sizes include 24, 32, 42, 65, and 70 inch TVs, but there’s evidence of additional sizes yet to be released. Unlike Insignia’s more premium F50 Series TVs with QLED screens, these TVs offer basic features but, as a result, are usually the least expensive Fire TV Smart TVs available. Read more ›

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Google releases Chromecast HD as its 1080p streaming device for $29.99

As expected from numerous leaks, Google has released a non-4K version of its Chromecast streaming device. The Chromecast with Google TV HD, as it is officially called, provides what you’d expect from a budget streaming device with few surprises. At $29.99, the cheaper Chromecast competes directly with the Fire TV Stick Lite and Roku Express which cost the same. However, the Chromecast HD comes with the same remote as the 2020 Chromecast 4K, so you get TV power and volume controls on the remote, which the Fire TV and Roku do not offer at this price point. Read more ›

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Amazon announces new faster 2022 Fire HD 8 tablets

Amazon has announced all-new 12th-gen Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 8 Plus tablets for 2022 which are faster and have longer battery life. These tablets are likely the ones we saw leak earlier this month and replace the existing Fire HD 8 tablets, which were released in 2020. Improved this year with the new tablets is performance, battery life, charging, cameras, and more. Read more ›

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