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Amazon Devices & Services livestream: Alternatives to every announced product

Amazon Devices & Services livestream: Alternatives to every announced product

Tons of Amazon smart home devices are heading our way later this year, but if you don't want to wait, here are some great alternatives you should consider.
Elsie Fisher and Amiah Miller sit on a bed in a scene from My Best Friend's Exorcism.

My Best Friend’s Exorcism review: Fighting mean girls (and meaner demons)

My Best Friend’s Exorcism review: Fighting mean girls (and meaner demons)

My Best Friend's Exorcism is equal parts funny and frightening, and delivers a clever spin on paranormal possession tales.
Amazon Echo sitting on a sidetable.

The history of the Amazon Echo

The history of the Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo smart speaker has had a varied history covering all kinds of devices. Let's look at how far things have come since the first Echo in 2014.
Dolphins-Bengals on Thursday Night Football.

Amazon Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football stream bad for some, again

Amazon Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football stream bad for some, again

Amazon Prime Video's third attempt at streaming Thursday Night Football on its own led to a third week of streaming issues.
Thursday Night Football Week 4 on Prime Video.

How to watch Miami Dolphins vs. Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday Night Football

How to watch Miami Dolphins vs. Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday Night Football

It's the third time around for Thursday Night Football this season, with Miami at Cincinnati. But most of us just want to know if the Amazon stream will work.
Astro looking at a dog on a couch.

Despite its new features, Astro is still impractical for most people

Despite its new features, Astro is still impractical for most people

Amazon's Astro is a nifty invention, but it's functionality is still limited. It's not the most practical purchase for the vast majority of people.
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Experts warn AI assistants are hurting the social development of children

Experts warn AI assistants are hurting the social development of children

An analysis from Cambridge experts suggest that interactions with AI assistants like Alexa is impeding the social development of children and disrupt learning.
Astro looking at an open front door of a home.

Amazon Astro gets new pet- and security-focused features

Amazon Astro gets new pet- and security-focused features

Amazon announced today new features for its Astro robot, including pet detection, Ring Virtual Security Guard support, more robust AI, and a new SDK.
Amazon Astro in a build with Ring Virtual Security Guard on its screen.

Everything announced at Amazon’s 2022 Fall Event: new Echos, Fire TVs, Kindle Scribe, and more

Everything announced at Amazon’s 2022 Fall Event: new Echos, Fire TVs, Kindle Scribe, and more

Didn't get an invite to the 2022 Amazon device event? We've got you covered. Here's a recap of everything they announced.
Ring Spotlight Cam Pro wired on a wall.

New Ring cams get radar, fresh design, and now they can dispatch Amazon Astro’s robot

New Ring cams get radar, fresh design, and now they can dispatch Amazon Astro’s robot

Ring has announced new products including the new radar focused Spotlight Cam Pro, Spotlight Cam Plus, Panic Alarm Button (2nd Gen), and Virtual Security Guard.
Amazon Echo Studio.

Amazon adds spatial audio to the Echo Studio smart speaker

Amazon adds spatial audio to the Echo Studio smart speaker

Amazon is giving its Echo speakers a spatial audio upgrade, starting with the Echo Studio and the Echo Show 15.

Amazon Hardware Event liveblog

Amazon Hardware Event liveblog

Amazon's annual hardware event is happening at Noon Eastern on September 28, and we're going to liveblog the heck out of it.
Amazon Kindle Scribe.

Amazon’s new Kindle Scribe turns the e-reader into the ultimate notepad

Amazon’s new Kindle Scribe turns the e-reader into the ultimate notepad

So far, Amazon has kept the Kindle family limited to reading pleasure only. The new Kindle Scribe will finally let you jot down notes with a stylus.
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Blink gets a wired floodlight camera and a pan-and-tilt mount

Blink gets a wired floodlight camera and a pan-and-tilt mount

Amazon revealed both the Blink Wired Floodlight Camera and Blink Mini Pan Tilt Mount during its September event. Here's a closer look at the two new products.
The Echo Dot with Clock sits on a table.

New Amazon Echos bring ‘dot displays’ and mesh networking, plus models for kids and cars

New Amazon Echos bring ‘dot displays’ and mesh networking, plus models for kids and cars

At Amazon's Devices & Services event, the company launched four new products including an upgraded Echo Dot and Echo Auto.
The Amazon Halo Rise displaying a wake-up light.

Amazon’s Halo Rise is an alarm clock, sleep tracker, and wake-up light in one

Amazon’s Halo Rise is an alarm clock, sleep tracker, and wake-up light in one

The Halo Rise is a privacy-focused bedside sleep tracker, wake-up light, and alarm, all rolled into one package.
A person loading the Amazon Astro with a snack.

What we want to see from Amazon’s fall event

What we want to see from Amazon’s fall event

Amazon's annual autumnal showcase is likely coming up quickly, and we have a lofty wishlist of everything we'd like to see at the event.
Amazon Astro Robot.

What to expect from Amazon’s September 28 event: Ring Always Home Cam, Amazon Astro, more

What to expect from Amazon’s September 28 event: Ring Always Home Cam, Amazon Astro, more

With Amazon's Devices & Services event in one week, here are all the details and rumors we know so far.
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The best Amazon Prime original series right now

The best Amazon Prime original series right now

Amazon Prime Video doesn't have the quantity in terms of original series, but it makes up for it in quality. Stay busy with its lineup of original series.
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Smart gadgets need a face-lift. A lot of them are way too ugly.

Smart gadgets need a face-lift. A lot of them are way too ugly.

It is high time design catches up with technology. Why can't our gadgets be beautiful and functional?
Super Bowl commercial featuring Amazon Alexa.

How to set up geofencing for Alexa

How to set up geofencing for Alexa

Did you know Alexa can run routines based on your location? Here's how geofencing works with Alexa devices, what you can do, and how to set it up for your home.
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Thursday Night Football stream struggles continue for Prime Video

Thursday Night Football stream struggles continue for Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video still has some things to work out when it comes to streaming a live NFL game in 2022.
Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns on Amazon Prime Video.

How to watch Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns on Thursday Night Football

How to watch Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns on Thursday Night Football

Pittsburgh and Cleveland kick off Week 3 of the NFL season with an AFC North rivalry on Thursday Night Football.
Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime Video.

Amazon saw 15.3 million watch Thursday Night Football on Prime Video

Amazon saw 15.3 million watch Thursday Night Football on Prime Video

Amazon's numbers for its first solo venture in streaming Thursday Night Football were good. Really good.
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Your guide to the best e-book readers for 2022

Your guide to the best e-book readers for 2022

For bookworms, an e-book reader can be an important part of life, but which should you get? Here are the best e-book readers available right now.
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Amazon’s new Fire HD 8 tablets run faster, last longer, and start at $100

Amazon’s new Fire HD 8 tablets run faster, last longer, and start at $100

In the market for a new tablet? Amazon just announced four new ones in its Fire HD 8 lineup. Here's everything that's new.
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Is new Fire TV hardware on the way at Amazon’s fall event?

Is new Fire TV hardware on the way at Amazon’s fall event?

Amazon's next hardware event is scheduled for September 28. But will there be anything new on the Fire TV front?
Amazon Astro Robot on a wooden floor.

Amazon’s annual fall hardware event will take place on September 28

Amazon’s annual fall hardware event will take place on September 28

Amazon will be holding its fall event, Devices & Services, on September 28. The showcase will revolve around upcoming Amazon devices, features, and services.
Best Black Friday Kindle Deals

Best Black Friday Kindle deals: What to expect

Best Black Friday Kindle deals: What to expect

With Black Friday on the horizon, now is a great time to get up to date on all the information you need to make an excellent Kindle purchase
Thursday Night Football on Prime Video.

Thursday Night Football streaming issues ‘going to be less and less a thing’

Thursday Night Football streaming issues ‘going to be less and less a thing’

The executive producer and director of Thursday Night Football on Prime Video say they expect Amazon to make the stream as good as it can be for everyone.
Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime Video.

Prime Video’s first solo Thursday Night Football NFL game went … fine

Prime Video’s first solo Thursday Night Football NFL game went … fine

Amazon Prime Video's first solo NFL stream went just fine, except for when it didn't.
Vont smart bulb with Alexa voice control support.

The best Alexa Routines for every lifestyle

The best Alexa Routines for every lifestyle

Here are a few Alexa routines that can help organize your days, keep you healthy, and get tasks done.
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How to download movies and shows from Amazon Prime Video

How to download movies and shows from Amazon Prime Video

Amazon allows users to download select movies and shows, assuming you live in certain territories. Here’s how to get started, regardless of what device you use.
Ryan Gosling in Blade Runner 2049.

Prime Video orders sequel series Blade Runner 2099

Prime Video orders sequel series Blade Runner 2099

Ridley Scott returns to the Blade Runner universe with Blade Runner 2099, a sequel series that takes place 50 years after Blade Runner 2049.