General News

Google Assistant and Amazon Echo are on their way to Microsoft’s Xbox One

June 6, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Earlier this week, it was reported by Windows Central that new digital assistants will arrive on Microsoft’s Xbox One devices. We’re talking about the people’s favorites, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. If you own an Xbox One, this should come across as great news.

General News

Amazon and Google aren’t generating much profit from smart speakers

January 5, 2018 Amiel Pineda

Shoppers looking to get into the smart speaker game were definitely happy during the holiday season when both Google and Amazon slashed the prices of their AI driven speakers. The Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home Mini decreased to $29 from their original price points of $50. At almost a 50% discount, it’s hard to imagine both companies profiting much from their entry-level smart speakers, but looking big picture, it was probably all about getting as many people as possible [Read More]

Gadgets

Second-gen Google Chromecast return to Amazon

December 25, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Amazon and Google haven’t exactly been getting along like they used to. The two tech giants have gone separate ways, which began with Amazon’s removal of the Google Chromecast and other Google products that were on sale at Amazon.

Gadgets
Apps & Games

Google is once again blocking YouTube from being used on select Amazon devices

December 7, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google and Amazon share a large piece of the smart home market. Hence, the two are very competitive with each other. A few weeks ago, we were informed that Google had blocked YouTube from being used on select Amazon smart devices, due to the retailer removing Google’s sale listings of Chromecast on its retail site. Matters are only getting worse, as Google will now remove YouTube access on Amazon’s Echo Show speaker and the company’s Fire TV consoles.

Google News
Deals

The Ultimate Shopping Guide for all the Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 Deals

July 16, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Amazon Prime day has returned for 2018 and it begins today! Amazon has run the deal day every year since 2015, making this the fourth annual Amazon deal holiday. For those unfamiliar, every summer Amazon runs a variety of promotions on its retail website during a randomly assigned date. The retail giant is going bigger than ever before with 36 hours of deals this year that go live at 3PM EDT on July 16. There are to be some huge discounts and some [Read More]

Gadgets

Deal: Save $100 on Amazon’s Echo Show speaker

July 5, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Amazon is gearing up for Prime Day quite literally. The internet retailer confirmed its annual mega sale this week, which will begin July 16 and run for 36 hours. This may be nearly two weeks away, but the company is already offering some early bird discounts as we sorta suspected they would. If you’re interested in buying the premium Echo Show speaker, now’s the time since you can save some cash.

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