Amazon Fire TV Recast review: One of the best cord-cutter companions yet

Amazon Fire TV Recast review: One of the best cord-cutter companions yet

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Amazon Fire TV Recast review: One of the best cord-cutter companions yet If you’re an experienced cable TV cord-cutter you might be familiar with names like Tablo, SiliconDust and Channel Master. They all make DVRs that record the free, over-the air (OTA)…

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Amazon’s HQ2 will be split between NYC and Arlington, Virginia

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Amazon’s HQ2 will be split between NYC and Arlington, Virginia ASSOCIATED PRESS Amazon has announced the locations for its second headquarters following a search process that lasted over a year. As rumored, its new offices will be split between New York City…

Amazon and Whole Foods extend Prime deals to Thanksgiving turkeys

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Amazon and Whole Foods extend Prime deals to Thanksgiving turkeys Amazon From live Christmas trees to its annual Black Friday smorgasbord, Amazon is trying to cover all the bases this holiday season. And it hasn’t forgotten Thanksgiving. Once again, it’s offering select…

Amazon’s Echo Buttons now perform whole routines with a tap

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Amazon’s Echo Buttons now perform whole routines with a tap Amazon Amazon’s Echo Buttons are now useful for considerably more than playing party games. The company has enabled support for performing Alexa routines by tapping a button. You can turn on the…

Amazon adds kid-friendly audiobooks to FreeTime Unlimited

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Amazon adds kid-friendly audiobooks to FreeTime Unlimited BSIP via Getty Images FreeTime Unlimited, Amazon’s service that gives parents control over their kids’ screen time experience, is expanding to Audiobooks. Starting today, more than 1,000 kid-friendly stories from Audible will be available through…

House Democrats to investigate Trump actions against Amazon, AT&T

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House Democrats to investigate Trump actions against Amazon, AT&T Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Now that Democrats are poised to control of the House of Representatives, they’re planning investigations into the Trump administration’s actions against technology companies. Inbound House Intelligence Committee chairman…

Judge tells Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double homicide trial

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Judge tells Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double homicide trial AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Prosecutors are once again hoping that smart speaker data could be the key to securing a murder conviction. A New Hampshire judge has ordered Amazon to provide recordings…

Apple plans to sell more of its products on Amazon

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Apple plans to sell more of its products on Amazon Anton Novoderezhkin via Getty Images Apple and Amazon have come to an agreement to stock the online retailer’s shelves with more Apple products, according to CNET. The deal will expand Amazon’s direct…

Fitbit Charge 3 review: great fitness, just enough watch

Fitbit Charge 3 review: great fitness, just enough watch

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Fitbit Charge 3 review: great fitness, just enough watch I was at my dentist the other day, repairing a broken crown. I was wearing an Apple Watch ($469 at Amazon Marketplace) on one wrist, and the Fitbit Charge 3 ($150 at Amazon)…

Amazon releases Alexa app for Windows 10

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Amazon releases Alexa app for Windows 10 Amazon Amazon has released its Alexa app for Windows 10, which is now available from the Microsoft Store. Alexa was already on some Windows 10 machines, but now all users in the US, UK and…

Facebook’s Portal video chat displays go on sale in the US

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Facebook’s Portal video chat displays go on sale in the US Devindra Hardawar/Engadget Facebook’s Portal and Portal+ smart displays are now available in the US via Amazon, Best Buy and their own, ahem, portal. The social network created the devices with video…

Amazon’s Alexa and Echo launch in Mexico

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Amazon’s Alexa and Echo launch in Mexico Amazon Amazon’s Alexa is available in numerous countries, but there are still major expansions left to go — case in point, Mexico. The company has launched both Alexa and its Echo range of smart speakers…

Schlage’s new smart lock lets Amazon into your house

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Schlage’s new smart lock lets Amazon into your house SchlageLocks/YouTube Locks are usually meant to keep people out of your house, but Schlage and Amazon are letting people in — as long as they’re dropping off a package for you. Schlage’s new…

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2018 review: The ebook reader for the masses

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2018 review: The ebook reader for the masses

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2018 review: The ebook reader for the masses When I received my Kindle Paperwhite (2018) ($130 at Amazon) review sample, a few of my fellow CNET editors clambered for a look. The Paperwhite has looked essentially the same since…

Amazon sends out toy catalog with no prices ahead of the holidays

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Amazon sends out toy catalog with no prices ahead of the holidays Amazon Amazon’s holiday shopping marketing push is well underway. On Monday, it scrapped the minimum purchase amount for non-Prime customers to qualify for free shipping over the season. In another…