Daily Deals (10-20-2020)

Best Buy is offering Amazon Prime Day-matching prices today on a handful of Amazon devices including the Echo Dot (3rd-gen), Echo Show 5, and Fire TV Recast. Meanwhile Amazon is running a sale on Aukey audio products, Best Buy and Amazon and Newegg have some pretty good deals on storage, you can snag a bunch […]

Amazon’s new Echo smart speakers launch for $50 and up (with an all-new design)

Amazon’s new Echo and Echo Dot smart speakers have a new design — they all have a semi-spherical design, except for the flat bottom that lets them stand on flat surface. The new Amazon Echo is a $99 cloth-covered circle with built-in support for smart home features including Zigbee and Sidewalk protocols and a new, […]

Daily Deals (6-11-2020)

Amazon isn’t quite giving away its Echo Dot smart speaker… but the company’s coming pretty close. You can buy one for 99 cents if you pay for a 1-month subscription to Amazon Music Unlimited. That means Prime members get an Alexa-powered smart speaker plus a month of commercial-free music for $9. If you’re not a […]

Daily Deals (4-14-2020)

Amazon is offering deep discounts on select Echo products including smart speakers and displays, but Amazon-owned Woot is offering even deeper discounts on select products — you can pick up a current-gen Echo Dot for just $25. Woot also has some of the best deals I’ve seen for refurbished Kindle Voyage eReaders. It’s admittedly an older […]

Daily Deals (12-06-2019)

Amazon’s Echo Show 8 smart display has a list price of $130, as does Google’s 7 inch Nest Hub. But both companies are offering bundles right now that lets you pick up a smart display and an entry-level smart speaker for far less. Google is selling the Nest Hub + Nest Mini for $79, while Amazon […]

Amazon’s 2019 Echo smart speakers range in price from $25 to $200

Amazon is updating its Echo line of smart speakers with a new Echo Dot sporting a built-in clock display, a 3rd-gen Echo with a an updated design, and several new models including the $25 Echo Flex that plugs directly into into a wall jack, and the $200 Echo Studio, which the company says is its […]

Amazon’s new Echo Dot Kids Edition is louder, more colorful

When Amazon launched the Echo Dot Kids Edition last year, it was basically a 2nd-edition Echo Dot with a protective case, a 2-year “worry-free guarantee” and support for Amazon’s FreeTime Unlimited Alexa service. Then the company introduced a 3rd-gen Echo Dot a few months later, bringing a fabric-covered design, a louder speaker, and 802.11ac WiFi. […]

Daily Deals (11-16-2018)

In case you haven’t noticed, Black Friday is kind of a month-long event these days. But as Thanksgiving approaches, we’re starting to see more and more so-called “Black Friday” prices going live. Today’s addition? Amazon’s sale prices are live for a bunch of products and bundles. You can pick up a 3-pack of Echo Dot […]

Amazon redesigns the Echo Plus and Echo Dot, keeps prices the same

Amazon is unveiling a whole bunch of new Echo devices today, including a new version of its entry-level smart speaker the Echo Dot, as well as a new version of the Echo Plus smart home hub. They’re still priced at $50, and $150, respectively. But when they launch next month they’ll bring a new fabric-covered […]

Amazon Echo devices now support multi-room audio

When Amazon launched the 2nd-gen Echo Dot speaker last year, the company offered discounts if you bought a 6-pack or 12-pack. That deal has ended, but you can still save money by picking up a 3-pack from some retailers. The idea is that you could buy a bunch of Amazon’s entry-level smart speakers and put […]