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Alexa is reported down across Europe

By | Alexa, Amazon, amazon alexa, Amazon Echo, austria, computing, engadget, Gadgets, Germany, ireland, Online Music Stores, Publishing, spain, United Kingdom, world wide web

Reports are coming in that Amazon’s Alexa service is down in parts of UK, Spain, Germany and Austria. According to Down Detector and Twitter, the problem started surfacing around 8am local time and still continues. Interestingly, some users are reporting the issue is isolated to Echo Dot 2 models and while other Echo devices are […]

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Essential Phone’s new ‘Halo Gray’ color goes on sale exclusively at Amazon

By | Amazon, Apple, computing, Essential Phone, Gadgets, halo, Hardware, Mobile, Online Music Stores, Publishing, Samsung, smartphones, Software, TC

 The Essential Phone is currently in the midst of being rolled out in a range of new colors, including three that will be released excessively on Essential’s own website, with a staged release schedule that began Thursday. On Friday, however…

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Amazon’s latest Echos show the smart home space hitting its stride

By | Amazon, Amazon Echo, computing, e-commerce, echo, Gadgets, Hardware, Home Automation, Publishing, smart home, smart speakers, TC

 Amazon’s Echo lineup got a refresh earlier this year that included a brand new version of its basic Echo, well as an Echo Plus with integrated smart home hub, and the stalwart Echo Dot – unchanged, but still a compelling device at its price point. The new lineup of devices also made its way to more markets this year, including an expansion to Canada just this month, which is why I… Read More

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Amazon brings Echo and Alexa to Canada

By | Alexa, Amazon, amazon alexa, Amazon Echo, computing, e-commerce, echo, Gadgets, Hardware, Publishing, TC

 Amazon has finally brought its line of Alexa-powered Echo speakers to Canada. The release of Echo hardware has been long awaited by America’s northern neighbor, which could only watch and wait as Echo went through two generations in the U.S. Echo Dot, the second generation Echo and the Echo Plus with integrated smart home hub are all on sale in Canada as of today, compete with full… Read More

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