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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 […]

Photobucket ransom causes chaos across the internet!

Photobucket ransom causes chaos across the internet!

Thousands of images promoting items sold on Amazon, Ebay, Etsy amongst other shopping sites have been removed after the photo-sharing third party service provided by Photobucket changed its terms and services. Not only has this caused issues on the shopping e-commerce sites, but it has caused social media outrage on sites like Facebook and Twitter as they find that many forums and blogs have all the images replaced with what […]

Amazon Prime Day is July 11th, also Prime is £59 until July 3rd

Amazon Prime Day is July 11th, also Prime is £59 until July 3rd

For the past few years, Amazon has basically invented its own national event day. It’s a one day event called Prime Day which has been taking place every year for the past three – and Amazon hosts “hundreds of thousands of deals.” The annual price of a Prime membership has been slashed, but for a limited time. More on all this – after the break. ADVERTISMENT So, what is Prime Day? As […]

Silicon Valley €2.4 Billion row between European Anti-Trust Officials and Google

Silicon Valley €2.4 Billion row between European Anti-Trust Officials and Google

Google have been fined a whopping $2.7 billion dollars, setting a new world record for the largest penalty against any Tech company to date. The multinational technology company have been charged by European Anti-Trust officials for favouring their own services against their competitors. The cooperate giant finds itself having to defend itself after been accused of “unfairly dominating the market place” with its advertising products. It is nothing new for a […]