The Fire TV Cube is a 4K media streaming device with Amazon’s Alexa assistant. It lets you control your TV, sound system and cable box with your voice. Like other Alexa devices, it also lets you operate home automation devices, look up information online and more.
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.
The crazy expensive Kindle Oasis is 20% thinner than previous models, with a new design that makes it easier to hold one-handed (for both lefties and righties). It also has improved backlighting and comes with a charging cover that extends its battery life to months.
While it lacks the charming puppetry of the 1960s Thunderbirds, we’ve heard great things about the CGI reboot of the classic series, in which the Tracy Brothers must protect the world from evil with the help of their awesome flying vehicles. Drops 4/22/16 on Amazon.