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This week's top stories: Pixel 3 & OnePlus 6T leaks, Google Home Hub, Android 9 Pie for Samsung, more

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES: PIXEL 3 & ONEPLUS 6T LEAKS, GOOGLE HOME HUB, ANDROID 9 PIE FOR SAMSUNG, MORE

In this week's top stories: More Pixel 3 leaks show off Google's new phone and its accessories, Google's upcoming first-party smart...

Echo Show hands-on review

ECHO SHOW HANDS-ON REVIEW

The pressure was on to make a bigger, better Echo Show device, and Amazon delivered. Featuring a larger screen and better sound, the...

 
 
 
Amazon Echo Show hands-on: More than a tablet glued to a speaker

AMAZON ECHO SHOW HANDS-ON: MORE THAN A TABLET GLUED TO A SPEAKER

A common criticism of smart speakers with a screen is that they're just a tablet with a voice and some speakers. The entire concept...

AI Weekly: Transparency challenges stand in the way of ambient computing

AI WEEKLY: TRANSPARENCY CHALLENGES STAND IN THE WAY OF AMBIENT COMPUTING

This week, Amazon held a September hardware event - the Seattle company's second - in its gorgeous new urban botanical garden, The...

 
 
 
Amazon is making a $25 smart plug that can make almost anything in your house 'smart'

AMAZON IS MAKING A $25 SMART PLUG THAT CAN MAKE ALMOST ANYTHING IN YOUR HOUSE 'SMART'

Amazon on Thursday unveiled a new device that could turn almost any device in your house into a "smart" device. Called the Amazon Smart...

Amazon intros Alexa Guard for Echo devices aimed at consumers who want to protect their homes

AMAZON INTROS ALEXA GUARD FOR ECHO DEVICES AIMED AT CONSUMERS WHO WANT TO PROTECT THEIR HOMES

Besides the many new Echo devices introduced today, Amazon announced many improvements to Alexa, which are meant to make life even...

 
 
 
First look: Amazon Echo Wall Clock brings Alexa smarts to the fourth dimension

FIRST LOOK: AMAZON ECHO WALL CLOCK BRINGS ALEXA SMARTS TO THE FOURTH DIMENSION

Amazon wants to put its Alexa voice-controlled AI helper in everything. And when we say everything, we mean everything - not content...

Amazon Intros New Alexa-Enabled Smart Microwave

AMAZON INTROS NEW ALEXA-ENABLED SMART MICROWAVE

In short: Amazon announced a new microwave under its AmazonBasics brand today, that has Alexa built-in, making it a smart microwave....

 
 
 
Echo Sub hands on review

ECHO SUB HANDS ON REVIEW

Amazon's Echo Sub can pair with an Echo to provide the room-filling bass that little speakers just can't muster on their own. And at...

Amazon introduces Alexa Guard for Echo devices; keeps your house safe

AMAZON INTRODUCES ALEXA GUARD FOR ECHO DEVICES; KEEPS YOUR HOUSE SAFE

Amazon announced a whole new set of new Echo devices today. Alongside it, the company also announced some improvements to its virtual...

 
 
 
A barrage of new gadgets proves that Amazon is so relentless that it will even compete with its best friends

A BARRAGE OF NEW GADGETS PROVES THAT AMAZON IS SO RELENTLESS THAT IT WILL EVEN COMPETE WITH ITS BEST FRIENDS

Mark Lennihan/AP Amazon announced a whole bevy of new Alexa-powered hardware on Thursday, including a microwave, a car gadget, and...

First look: Amazon Smart Plug will turn everything in your house into an Alexa device

FIRST LOOK: AMAZON SMART PLUG WILL TURN EVERYTHING IN YOUR HOUSE INTO AN ALEXA DEVICE

Smart home gadgets are great and all, but what if you don't want to buy a whole bunch of new smart light bulbs in order to talk to...

 
 
 
Amazon announces new devices to smarten up your existing home electronics

AMAZON ANNOUNCES NEW DEVICES TO SMARTEN UP YOUR EXISTING HOME ELECTRONICS

Alongside its updated smart speakers , Amazon today introduced a few new devices to help add smarts to your not-so-smart devices. Echo...

Everything Amazon just announced: Echo, Alexa, Fire TV, and more

EVERYTHING AMAZON JUST ANNOUNCED: ECHO, ALEXA, FIRE TV, AND MORE

Amazon took a blunderbuss approach to their device event this morning, so we're going to attempt to nutshell the lot. Revealed today...

 
 
 
Amazon just introduced a new $50 Alexa gadget that can make any car smarter

AMAZON JUST INTRODUCED A NEW $50 ALEXA GADGET THAT CAN MAKE ANY CAR SMARTER

Amazon created a new Alexa device that can make any car smarter. The Echo Auto is a miniature smart speaker that mounts on your dashboard....

Amazon Unveils New Alexa Devices Including Upgraded Echos, Smart Microwave

AMAZON UNVEILS NEW ALEXA DEVICES INCLUDING UPGRADED ECHOS, SMART MICROWAVE

The company just unveiled 11 new Alexa devices including a smart microwave and upgraded Echos.

 
 
 
Amazon's all-new Echo Show comes with a larger screen, fabric design, built-in hub

AMAZON'S ALL-NEW ECHO SHOW COMES WITH A LARGER SCREEN, FABRIC DESIGN, BUILT-IN HUB

Google seems to be finally inching closer to the official announcement of its first in-house smart display, so naturally, the company...

Amazon Smart Plug Launches For $24.99

AMAZON SMART PLUG LAUNCHES FOR $24.99

It was reported earlier today that Amazon might soon launch a smart plug and the company has done just that today. The Amazon Smart...

 
 
 
Amazon Echo Sub release date, price, news and features

AMAZON ECHO SUB RELEASE DATE, PRICE, NEWS AND FEATURES

If you've been digging your Amazon Echo or Amazon Echo Plus speaker for all of its smarts, but find the audio to be lacking, Amazon...

Amazon just announced a $60 smart Alexa-powered microwave you can control with your voice

AMAZON JUST ANNOUNCED A $60 SMART ALEXA-POWERED MICROWAVE YOU CAN CONTROL WITH YOUR VOICE

Amazon announced a $60 microwave under its Amazon Basics brand. It'll come with the company's Alexa smart voice assistant functionality,...