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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Get an Amazon Fire tablet for $30, an Echo Dot for $35 (Amazon Prime Day prices… at third-party stores)

Didn’t get a chance to pick up an Amazon tablet for $30, an Echo speaker for $90, or an Echo Dot for $35 on Amazon Prime Day? Now you have another chance. Prime Day 2017 may have come and gone. But now retailers including Best Buy, Target, and Staples are matching Prime Day prices for […]

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Deals of the Day (7-05-2017)

The $50 Amazon Echo Dot is already one of the cheapest gadgets you can buy to interact with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant software. From time to time you can pick one up for even less (right now Amazon is offering $20 off when you buy 3 and use the coupon DOT3PACK). But today Amazon is […]

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Amazon discounts Kindle, Echo devices ahead of Father’s Day

A week ahead of Father’s Day, Amazon is discounting a bunch of products for geeky, bookish dads. You can save up to $40 on an Amazon Echo smart home speaker or save $20 or more on a select Kindle eReaders. Here’s a run-down of some of the best bargains on Amazon devices, Echo/Alexa devices Amazon […]