Amazon launches battery-powered Echo Input portable speaker (in India)

Amazon’s Echo line of smart speakers and smart displays has exploded in recent years… but one thing the company hasn’t offered is a portable, battery-powered Echo. Now the company has one of those too. The new Amazon Echo Input is a compact, 360-degree speaker with up to 10 hours of battery life while playing music, […]

Amazon adds wearables to its Echo lineup (Echo Buds, Echo Frames, and Echo Loop)

Amazon unveiled 8 new Echo products today, including updates to its smart speaker and smart display lineup. But the company is also entering new territory with a line of wearable Echo devices that let you interact with the company’s Alexa voice service on the go. Amazon’s Echo Buds are $130 wireless, noise-cancelling earbuds with Alexa […]

Report: Amazon is developing Alexa-enabled wireless earbuds

Amazon’s first attempt to launch a smartphone wasn’t exactly a huge success, but the company took an early lead in the voice assistant space with its surprisingly popular Alexa-enabled line of devices including smart speakers, smart displays, and third-party devices including headphones and speakers. Now Bloomberg reports Amazon is hoping to launch a new Alexa […]

Project Alias hacks your smart speaker so it’s only listening when you want

There’s something kind of magical about saying “Alexa” or “OK Google” to get a weather forecast, recipe, navigation directions, or to play music or control your smart home appliances. There’s also something a little creepy about it since you need to have an always-listening, internet-connected speaker in your house to do those things. Sure, Google […]