In Amazon’s Homecoming, Julia Roberts plays a former employee at a company that helps soldiers “transition to civilian life.” When she is interrogated about her work, she realizes that what she remembers doesn’t match up with the truth. Premieres 11/2/18.
Amazon’s mobile app has a new augmented reality feature called Part Finder. It’s meant to identify screws, nuts, bolts or other types of fasteners to make shopping for them easier. Take a photo of the fastener and the app will try to identify it with links to purchase the item.
The successor to the Play:1, the Sonos One is a great speaker and a great listener. It comes with Amazon’s Alexa, so you can use your voice to play music, search online, control smart appliances and more. It will soon be updated to have Google Assistant as well.
Amazon updates its family of Alexa-enabled devices. The 2017 Echo speaker has a more compact design, with better speakers and voice recognition. The new Echo Plus is also a speaker but with a built-in smart home hub. The Echo Spot is a smaller version of the Echo Show.
From director Richard Linklater comes a comedy-drama about war veterans. Steve Carell plays an ex-Navy corps medic who asks two former Marines (Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne) to go with him to his son’s funeral. At least that was the plan. Premieres 11/1/17.
SPOON! The second live-action reboot of Ben Edlund’s hilarious 1990s animated superhero show is coming to Amazon, and we’re pretty excited based on the pilot. Tune in on 8/25/17 for the first six episodes in the misadventures of our blue hero and his trusty sidekick Arthur.
We just stumbled onto our new favorite way to shop Amazon. Interesting Finds offers a regularly updated curated collection of gifts shown in an easy-to-browse grid format, along with the ability to filter items based on who the gift is for. You’ll want to bookmark this one.
The latest version of Amazon’s mini tablet is not only $60 cheaper than its predecessor while boasting improved performance. It’s also the first tablet to have the Alexa voice assistant out of the box. Alexa is also coming to other Fire tablets via a software update.