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Amazon Working On Premium Echo Speaker With Touchscreen To ‘Fend Off Competition from Google and Apple’

Amazon Working On Premium Echo Speaker With Touchscreen To ‘Fend Off Competition from Google and Apple’

Amazon currently dominates the smart speaker system with its Echo smart speaker, but the company is not sitting on its laurels. Bloomberg reports that Amazon is working a premium version of its Echo speaker that will come with a seven-inch touchscreen. The e-commerce giant is taking this move to “fend off competition from Google and Apple.”

Amazon App Will Let You X-Ray Vision Your Packages Just in Time for the Holidays

Amazon App Will Let You X-Ray Vision Your Packages Just in Time for the Holidays

Amazon has had its X-Ray feature for a bit of time now, which lets Amazon Video users learn quite a bit more about a TV show or movie they are watching at the time.

Amazon Music Unlimited Launches $14.99 Per Month Family Plan for up to 6 Users

Amazon Music Unlimited Launches $14.99 Per Month Family Plan for up to 6 Users

Last month, Amazon officially launched Music Unlimited to take on the likes of Apple, Spotify, and other established music streaming services.

Amazon’s New ‘Music Unlimited’ Service Comes to Echo Speakers for Just $4 a Month

Amazon’s New ‘Music Unlimited’ Service Comes to Echo Speakers for Just $4 a Month

Amazon today launched a new streaming service specifically for Echo speakers called Music Unlimited. It’s priced at just $3.99 a month and it makes tens of millions of tracks available for unlimited and on-demand streaming — but it’s limited to just one Echo speaker.

Amazon Prime Day: Discounts on 12-Inch MacBook, Cases and Accessories

Amazon Prime Day: Discounts on 12-Inch MacBook, Cases and Accessories

Once a year, Amazon has its Prime Day, which offers a plethora of discounts on items from the digital storefront, but only for folks who are subscribed to the Prime service.

This App Lets You Use Amazon’s Personal Assistant Alexa on Your iPhone

This App Lets You Use Amazon’s Personal Assistant Alexa on Your iPhone

Everyone’s going gaga over the always plugged in Amazon Echo and its surprisingly reliant voice assistant – Alexa. If you want to see what the fuss is all about, you need to spend $180 to buy Amazon Echo. But what if you don’t? Or what if you don’t live in the US? What if you have an idea for a voice assistant integration that you want to make and test out without actually buying Echo? Buy this $4.99 app instead.

Amazon Rumored to Launch its Own Music Streaming Service

Amazon Rumored to Launch its Own Music Streaming Service

Apple Music was a late-comer to the streaming music market, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still companies out there who haven’t launched their own options — like Amazon.

Amazon Stopped Selling Apple TV Because of Unacceptable Business Terms for Prime Video

Amazon Stopped Selling Apple TV Because of Unacceptable Business Terms for Prime Video

Jeff Bezos when questioned at Recode’s Code Conference as to why Amazon does not sell the Apple TV or Google Chromecast due to unacceptable business terms. The CEO said that Amazon sells plenty of competing products on Amazon, including Roku, Xbox One, and PS4, and that it wants its Prime Video player  to be available on all such devices but with acceptable business terms. 

Apple’s Amazon Echo Competitor Could Feature a Camera

Apple’s Amazon Echo Competitor Could Feature a Camera

The Apple TV is a successful enough set-top box for Apple that it’s seen a pretty big upgrade in hardware and software recently, with the fourth-gen box and tvOS.

Apple Working on a Google Home Competitor as it Prepares Siri SDK for WWDC

Apple Working on a Google Home Competitor as it Prepares Siri SDK for WWDC

Not too long ago, Google officially debuted its Amazon Echo competitor, called Home. Now, a report has surfaced that says Apple is hard at work on a competitor, too, plus much more.