Daily Deals (8-20-2020)

Another week, another set of free games from the Epic Games Store. This time you can snag Enter the Gungeon and God’s Trigger. While neither of those titles requires a particularly powerful PC, if you’re in the market for a gaming laptop, or desktop the Microsoft Store is running a sale. And Best Buy is […]

Lilbits 342: Facebook’s next device might be for your TV

Facebook’s probably on your phone. You might use it on your computer from time to time. And the company recently introduced a smart speaker/display/video calling gadget called Facebook Portal that puts Facebook in your living room, kitchen, or anywhere else in your house. So what’s next? According to a report from Cheddar, Facebook wants to […]

Amazon’s new Echo Show has a 10 inch screen, better audio, and a web browser

Amazon is taking pre-orders for a 2nd gen Echo Show smart display. The new model has a bigger touchscreen display and new features, but still has the same $230 list price as its predecessors. Of course, these days you can often find the original Echo Show on sale for $100 off, so that still might […]

Daily Deals (7-30-2018)

Didn’t get a chance to pick up an Amazon Echo Show when it was on sale for $130 on Prime Day? Now you’ve got another chance: Best Buy is selling the Echo Show for the same price. That’s $100 off the list price and $60 less than Amazon is currently charging for refurbished models. Of […]

Deals of the Day (7-03-2018)

Amazon has announced that its annual Prime Day sale is scheduled for July 16th this year, but the company is starting some sales a bit early. Starting today you can pick up an Amazon Echo Show for $130 ($100 off the list price), get a 4-month subscription to Amazon Music Unlimited for $1 (new subscribers […]

Amazon Fire Tablets gain “Show Mode” which turns them into Echo Show devices

Amazon has been blurring the lines between some of its most popular hardware recently. The new Amazon Fire TV Cube is basically what you’d get if you crossed a Fire TV with an Echo Dot. And the addition of the hands-free Alexa voice service to the company’s latest Fire tablets basically lets you use them […]

Reports: Google developing a smart speaker with a 7 inch display (to compete with Amazon’s Echo Show)

Amazon’s Echo line of products powered by the Alexa voice service has ballooned since the first Echo was unveiled in 2014. Now there’s the Echo Dot, Echo Look, and Echo Show. And this week the company launched the Echo Spot, 2nd-gen Echo, and Echo Plus, among other things. Google, meanwhile, has… Google Home. But that […]

Alexa Voice Service goes visual with launch of Display Cards

Amazon is getting ready to ship its first Echo device with a built-in display. Powered by the company’s Alexa Voice Service, the new Amazon Echo Show will be able to do everything other Echo products can, plus let you make voice and video calls, monitor security camera feeds, and view text and images to go […]