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The Grand Tour Episode 5 airs today

The Grand Tour Episode 5 airs today

This week, the fifth episode of the Amazon Prime Video hit The Grand Tour has dropped and is now available for streaming on Amazon Prime. This week, the boys review the new VW UP GTI, crash tank through a building and crash a rally spec Subaru Impreza. Fire, shouting and crashes. The boys at their best. Trailer is below. Trailer

Amazon Echo can now stream Spotify to multiple rooms

Amazon Echo can now stream Spotify to multiple rooms

Starting today, users who use Spotify and the Amazon can now stream music to multiple rooms, thanks to Amazon adding in support for multiform audio a few months back. Since its introduction multi-room audio has only worked with Amazon’s own music service, Amazon Music Unlimited. So as of today, multi-room audio on the Amazon Echo works with Spotify and SiriusXM. Spotify on multiple speakers will only work in the US, […]

BBC launches Alexa skill for live radio

BBC launches Alexa skill for live radio

This week the BBC has launched their second Alexa skill for the Amazon Echo, the current one they offer simply gives news snippets and flash news. The new skill offers support for all BBC Radio stations and BBC Podcasts. Radio and podcasts The new skill for Alexa can play any BBC radio station, over the internet which would make the rise of internet radio much easier to access as you […]

Google is blocking YouTube on the Amazon Echo Show and Fire TV

Google is blocking YouTube on the Amazon Echo Show and Fire TV

In the last few months, Amazon and Google have been butting heads on the integration of YouTube on Amazon’s devices, specifically on the Echo Show and Fire TV. As of writing, Google has now actually pulled support for YouTube on both the Echo Show and all the Fire TV devices. The main feud is mainly over Amazon not selling some of Google’s own hardware products, such as Chromecast and the […]

Sonos One updated to now support voice control of Spotify with Alexa

Sonos One updated to now support voice control of Spotify with Alexa

With the Sonos One, this is the company’s first move into the smart speaker game and while it has already been released and shipped out to customers, Sonos has already released some updates to further improve the capabilities. The new speaker supports Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant out of the box and now Alexa can directly control the playback of Spotify. This feature was originally planned to be implemented by the […]

The Grand Tour Season 2 is launching December 8

The Grand Tour Season 2 is launching December 8

Last year the old Top Gear trio debuted their new show, The Grand Tour which definitely was a familiar format, but due to some restrictions from the BBC it did need to be different enough. Amazon signed up the new show for Amazon Prime Video and the company took a big risk and it paid off indeed. This time around, the second season will start slightly later in the year compared […]

The Amazon Echo Show is coming to the UK and Germany, later this year

The Amazon Echo Show is coming to the UK and Germany, later this year

Soon, but with no actual date set for release – Amazon will be bringing the Echo Show smart home device to the UK as well as Germany. Amazon is currently taking pre-orders for the Echo Show, starting today and they promise to ship devices sometime later this year. Pricing is £199.99 in the UK and €219.99 in Germany. Echo, Echo What is the Echo Show? Well, the device was originally […]

Amazon Echo devices now support multi-room audio

Amazon Echo devices now support multi-room audio

The Amazon Echo range of smart speakers has been out for a while now, and also it’s no longer just the cylinder speaker, the Echo Dot is a device that connects to wifi and plugs straight into an existing speaker system. Music. Every. Room. For ages, the Echo ecosystem has never support multi-room audio, something Apple pioneered with AirPlay not long ago and in recent years, Sonos has somewhat taken […]

Prime Day Deals: Get £70 off the Amazon Echo and more!

Prime Day Deals: Get £70 off the Amazon Echo and more!

The Amazon Prime Day is here folks, it’s 11th July 2017 and for one day and a bit more Amazon is hosting a ton of deals, exclusively for Amazon Prime members. Below are a list of some of the best deals we could find today. Be sure to check back, as we will be updating this post as the day goes on. Deals Amazon Echo For today, Amazon is offering […]