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Apple Music is coming to Amazon Echo later this month

Apple Music is coming to Amazon Echo later this month

Apple Music, since it’s launch hasn’t really been available on third party devices, apart from Android. It has long been an ‘Apple only’ service, which makes sense as Apple doesn’t typically make money off services, it is the hardware which brings in the money but this week Amazon and Apple both announced that Apple Music will be coming to the range of Echo devices later this month. The announcement took […]

Deal: Amazon Echo Plus 1st Gen with Philips Hue White E27 for £99 on amazon.co.uk

Deal: Amazon Echo Plus 1st Gen with Philips Hue White E27 for £99 on amazon.co.uk

Amazon has this first edition Echo, along with an included Phillips Hue White E27 smart bulb which can be controlled with the Amazon Echo or HomeKit. Echo Plus connects to Alexa-a cloud-based voice service-to play music, make calls, set timers and alarms, ask questions, check traffic and weather, and more-just ask. Amazon Amazon UK has this listed at £99.99, down from the usual £139.99 Check back daily for more deals, […]

Amazon Go stores are soon coming to Chicago and San Francisco

Amazon Go stores are soon coming to Chicago and San Francisco

For those who didn’t know, Amazon has been running a small local supermarket for the best part of 6 months, back in January the online retail company opened its first ‘Amazon Go’ store in Seattle near its HQ, but the main appeal was that the store has now cashiers and no tills. Instead you scan your phone on the way in, put your phone away and then proceed to pick up […]

Amazon Echo is now being sold in India

Amazon Echo is now being sold in India

This week, Amazon has finally made its range of Echo speakers available in India for the first time. Customers will now be able to buy the Echo (now the smaller model), the Echo Plus and the Echo Dot. The Echo Tap is not available for some reason. Amazon has also updated the language support and has added English, tailored for the Indian market. As of writing Hindi is not supported. […]

Amazon Echo to go on sale in Australia and New Zealand next month

Amazon Echo to go on sale in Australia and New Zealand next month

Starting in February, Amazon will start offering the Amazon Echo product line as well as Amazon Music Unlimited to its customers who live in Australia and New Zealand. This original news first came out around the end of 2017, that Amazon would be planning to expand the Echo and its music streaming service to 28 more countries. Just today, Amazon revealed that starting on February 1st – customers in Australia […]

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 […]