In 2018, Amazon and Apple struck a deal that allowed the latter to sell directly on the platform. As per the deal, Amazon promised to remove listings by unauthorized Apple Products on Amazon. The deal will only allow Apple and other Apple Authorised resellers to sell on Amazon.
For Prime Day 2019 (July 15-16), Amazon is offering sweet discounts on not just Apple products but a variety of other electronic products and items including Bluetooth earphones, speakers, TVs, smartwatches, and more. If you have some money to burn and are hunting for some great Prime Day 2019 deals, check out our roundup below.
Amazon Music Unlimited streaming service has registered a staggering growth of more than 70% in the past year. According to Financial Times Amazon Music currently has 32 million subscribers.
Amazon is reportedly in talks to license and offer a new premium music subscription service by the end of 2019 with high definition content. This could give Amazon’s music streaming service a major advantage over Apple Music and Spotify which have been gaining millions of subscribers every quarter.
Earlier this month, there was a report that outlined how some Amazon employees have access to listen in on Alexa requests doled out by customers out in the real world. Now, a follow-up report suggests that available information for those employees could include home addresses.
If you have a select Sonos-branded speaker and use Apple Music, then today your device is getting a nice little trick thanks to Amazon Alexa support.
A Bloomberg report claims that thousands of Amazon employees listen to voice recordings of Amazon Echo customers from around the world. The voice recordings are heard by the team to help improve Alexa. They are transcribed, annotated, and then updated into the software again to improve the voice assistant’s speech recognition skills.
Apple recently launched the second-generation truly wireless AirPods. And in May, the Beats-branded Powerbeats Pro will join the fray as well. But if you might be in the market for a pair of truly wireless headphones that feature Amazon’s Alexa digital personal assistant, you may get your wish soon.
Some higher-end models of the Kindle eReader lineup feature a light, and now the entry-level family is getting in on the fun, too.
It has been a couple of months since the Copyright Royalty Board ruled that there would be an increase to the royalties paid out to artists via streaming services.