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Amazon Echo and Google Home infinit loop

It was bound to happen. Amazon Echo and Google Home finally talk to each other. Humour ensues.  


Amazon’s Black Friday #1 seller: Echo Dot

The device is currently sold out, but Echo Dot became this year’s number one Black Friday seller, selling like hot cakes (err hockey pucks). New stock won’t be…


Amazon Prime Video coming to Canada? Echo follows?

As reported on MobileSyrup a few days ago, Jeremy Clarkson, former Top Gear and current host of The Grand Tour (available on Prime Video) tweeted about Amazon’s potential move into…


Zombies in Canada (Amazon Alexa Commercial)

Amazon’s been throttling up their marketing engine in advance of the smart speaker competition. Google Home is available in the US on November 4th (rumoured availability in Canada next year). Check out the humorous just-in-time for…


Microsoft to Enter Smart Speaker Wars?

As reported on various blogs and widely speculated, Microsoft might announce something called HomeHub at their event on October 26th. What is HomeHub? Nobody knows but some suggest it is mostly…


2nd Gen Echo Dot Software Branching from Echo and Dot 1st Gen

Amazon updated the Alexa software page and seems to have separated the Echo Dot second generation software code from the first generation Echo and Echo Dot. The 2nd generation Echo…


Cyberattack taking down Spotify and others

If you’re having issues today linking your Spotify account with Alexa, hang tight, you are not alone. As reported on multiple web sites, a major cyberattack is causing…


New Echo Dot Now Shipping

The new Amazon Echo Dot, available in black or white with a slightly changed design, ships today in the U.S. and England (no, not Canada).   At just $49.99 US,…


More Ways to Buy an Amazon Echo in Canada

Looking to make an early dent on your Christmas shopping list? Despite the Amazon Echo platform not being officially announced for sale in Canada, there are a number…