• The Most Fun Things You Can Do With an Amazon Echo or Google Home

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    Smart home devices will tell you the weather and answer trivia questions, sure, but they can do so much more. Try these tips to streamline your day, relax a little or just have some fun.
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  • Amazon Echo Sub and Smart Plug leak out

    Amazon Echo Sub and Smart Plug leak out

    1 month ago - By PhoneDog

    A rumor this week suggested that Amazon may be planning to launch eight new Alexa-powered devices by the end of 2018, and today we may be geting an early look at two of them.
    New Echo Sub and Amazon Smart Plug devices have been spotted on Amazon. First up, the Echo Sub is described as offering "down-firing, 100W deep bass sound through a 6" woofer". You can pair one with an Echo or Echo Plus to add some bass to your music, or pair with two of the same compatible Echo device to give you stereo sound.
    The Echo Sub is listed with a price of £75.00, which is around $99 USD. That doesn't seem...
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  • Amazon Echo Sub, Smart Plug with Alexa leak ahead of official launch

    Amazon Echo Sub, Smart Plug with Alexa leak ahead of official launch

    1 month ago - By SlashGear

    It was only a few days ago that a report claimed Amazon would be introducing at least eight new Alexa-based Internet of Things devices, and now two of those alleged products have leaked. One, the Amazon Echo Sub, is said to be a smart subwoofer with a circular design; the other is a Smart Plug that brings Alexa to any...
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  • Amazon Echo Sub & Smart Plug Leak Ahead Of Official Unveiling

    Amazon Echo Sub & Smart Plug Leak Ahead Of Official Unveiling

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    In short: Two of Amazon's latest Alexa-enabled products have reportedly leaked out on its UK website. That includes the Amazon Echo Sub , and the Smart Plug. The Echo Sub is basically what you would expect it to be, it's a subwoofer that you can add to your existing Amazon Echo speaker, and boost the music that your Echo is playing. It is priced at £75 in the UK, and will likely be priced pretty similarly in the US. As that is typically the case with Echo devices. The Echo Sub looks a whole lot like Apple's HomePod as well. The other Echo device is a smart plug, that will add Amazon Alexa...
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  • Amazon leak reveals upcoming Echo subwoofer and smart plug

    Amazon leak reveals upcoming Echo subwoofer and smart plug

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Amazon appears to have leaked some upcoming products on its UK website. Pocket-lint spotted listings for two new Alexa items, a smart plug and a subwoofer , that appear to be going on sale soon.
    The subwoofer is by far the more interesting of the two. It's called the Echo Sub, and it can work in conjunction with one or two other Echos to improve their sound quality. If you put two Echos in a room with the Echo Sub, the leaked listing says you'll even be able to turn them into a 2.1 stereo system, with the standard Echos acting as left and right channels - something that isn't currently...
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  • Amazon Intros Alexa Gadget Toolkit For The Animatronic IoT

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    In short: There's now an entirely new way for Alexa-enabled smart devices to be built far outside of the speaker or display categories with Amazon's recent introduction of the Alexa Gadget Toolkit. The overall goal is to extend Alexa into robotics and further home products by giving developers a framework that allows for those interactions. To that end, the new toolkit includes a variety of ‘interfaces' all centered around Alexa API. Among the examples Amazon provides for its use, meanwhile, are products intended to bring the AI assistant to users of all ages. In fact, with early adopters...
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  • Amazon Smart Plug will add Alexa to any plug socket

    Amazon Smart Plug will add Alexa to any plug socket

    1 month ago - By Pocket-lint

    Amazon is going to be offering its own Smart Plug, letting you add Alexa voice control to any plug socket. The unannounced Amazon Smart Plug will work with Alexa and according to the details we found on Amazon.co.uk, will let you schedule times to turn devices on and off, use Alexa for voice control or control devices when you're away from home. Like all Alexa devices, all you'll have to do is plug it in, head into the Alexa app and add your new Smart Plug. It will be completely controlled through the Alexa app, with Amazon saying that no hub is required - so it seems this will work...
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