To stop your Alexa device from flashing green when you receive incoming calls, you have to change your notification settings in the Alexa app. A flashing green light on your Alexa speaker indicates an incoming call or a call in session. You can also stop your Alexa device from flashing […]
You can play podcasts on your Alexa speaker using a variety of platforms, like Spotify or Apple Music. Amazon Alexa speakers usually default to Amazon’s TuneIn platform to stream podcasts. Here’s how to listen to podcasts from various services on your Alexa device. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library for […]
The easiest way to change the Wi-Fi on your Alexa smart speaker is using the Alexa app. Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices, such as the Echo and the Echo Dot, do not have an ethernet port so they rely on Wi-Fi to function. You will need physical access to your Amazon device […]
Amazon is offering the Echo Dot for just $US0.99 if you sign up for a month of Amazon Music Unlimited. The deal comes after Spotify ran a very similar promotion in which it gave away a free Google Home Mini speaker to new Spotify Premium subscribers. The promotion gives Amazon […]
You can set up any Amazon Echo device in just a few minutes using the Alexa app on your mobile device. Perhaps the trickiest part of setting up an Amazon Echo is changing your mobile device’s Wi-Fi network to the Echo’s own network. After your initial setup of the device, […]
The Amazon Echo Dot is a hockey puck-shaped smart speaker and a more compact version of the original Amazon Echo. You can use voice commands on an Amazon Echo Dot through an Alexa personal assistant to answer questions, play the news, play music, and hundreds of other tasks. The Echo […]
Amazon unveiled a new Echo Dot smart speaker on Thursday. The new speaker looks a bit different, and produces much louder sound. It costs the same $79 as the previous model, and is on sale starting today. Amazon just unveiled a brand-new Echo Dot. The new device costs $79 and […]
FrAndroid released an exclusive story on what a leaker claims to be photos of an unreleased Amazon Echo Dot. The source claims the Dot is currently being tested by Amazon employees, and will be part of the third generation of Amazon Echo devices. The source also claims that the sound […]
Google outsold Amazon in smart-speaker sales for the first time last quarter, according to new data from the analytics firm Canalys. Google sold 3.2 million Google Home and Google Home Mini devices, while Amazon sold 2.5 million Echo devices, according to Canalys. Google and Amazon have been battling it out […]
Apple’s $US350 HomePod smart speaker is finally available to pre-order starting today. The device will start shipping in two weeks, on February 9. You can buy a HomePod in black or white. Apple products tend to be fantastic, polished pieces of tech, but there are plenty of reasons you should […]
Amazon had a strong holiday for its devices business. The Amazon Echo Dot was the website’s top-selling item, according to the company. Just like the snow, Amazon’s Echo devices show no signs of stopping. Amazon says its Alexa-enabled Echo Dot smart speaker was the top-selling item on the website worldwide […]
Apple may be releasing a smaller, lower-cost HomePod later this year, according to a report from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News. The new HomePod would reportedly cost between $US150 and $US200. A less expensive smart speaker would help Apple better compete with the likes of Amazon and Google, who both offer […]
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