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Amazon announces five new Alexa products

Earlier today during a company held event, Amazon has announced five new products that are available today for pre-order and shipping out on October 12. While some of the products are being refreshed, there are some all new products in the line-up. Here is what is coming to Canada.   All-New Echo Dot: the best way to add Alexa to …

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Amazon Blueprints introduces customizable skills for US Alexa customers

On Thursday, Amazon announced that anyone (US customers only) with an Echo speaker or Spot clock can teach Alexa some new tricks using Amazon’s “blueprints,”. “Alexa Skill Blueprints is an entirely new way for you to teach Alexa personalized skills just for you and your family,” explained Steve Rabuchin, Vice President, Amazon Alexa, in a statement about the launch. “You …

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Amazon Brings Alexa and Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Plus in Canada

Amazon finally brings its Alexa line of smart speakers to Canada just in time for the holidays and if you order now you will get a limited time introductory price. Amazon announced this morning the Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Plus are now available for pre-order in Canada and will start shipping at the beginning of December. Echo, Echo Plus, …

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Kurrent : The Best Alarm Clock with Qi Wireless Charging

If you have stayed at a Mariott or Sheraton hotel in the last year or so this product may look a tad bit familiar. Kube Systems has designed a new alarm clock that features all of the great features you may remember in their audio clock, but with a great new addition, the Qi wireless charging pad. The Kurrent features …

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GoPro unveils Smaller Lighter HD Hero 3 Line

Hero 3

In just over an hour, GoPro will be launching the pre-order page for the newest product in their line of HD cameras. GoPro claims the new Hero 3 line is 30% smaller and 25% lighter then the previous Hero HD2. The Hero 3 will be available in 3 models: White Edition: $199 Silver Edition: $299 Black Edition: $399 The Black …

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Introducing Cubik & Musik by Palo Alto Audio Design

Cubik

  Apple is well known for their style and unique form factors. Today a company known as Palo Alto Audio Design introduces two new products that will compliment that Apple desktop or notebook.   The Cubik line claims to offer full lossless digital audio and to produce deeper bass from a small enclosure, Palo Alto Audio Design was assisted by …

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Braven unleashes Portable Bluetooth Speakers

Braven has announced a new line of portable and ultra portable high fidelity Bluetooth speakers with price tags all under $200. But wait..theres more! Not only are these speakers, they also act as a backup battery for charging other USB devices.. But wait! They also feature the ability to daisy chain other Braven portable speakers to enhance the listening experience..But …

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Voomote Zapper now incorporates iCloud

As we continue to wait for our review unit of the Voomote Zapper,  great things are happening to the product even if we are starting to doubt the existence.  Zero1.tv has announced the Zapper now incoporates iCloud to save your custom remote control configurations. As you can see, utilizing your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad, you can control your tv …

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Is it time to stop paying for Cable TV?

Cable Guy

I recall when I was young, my parents paid about $45 monthly for Cable TV services and at that time we may have had about 82 channels in standard definition. Technology has evolved so quickly that nearly every home now has at least one HDTV television. The issue today is that HDTV comes with a cost. A cost that begins …

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iHome Airplay iW1 finally available on September 26

When Apple first announced Airplay, iHome iW1 was the first Airplay Speaker announced in the lineup and we have been anxiously waiting for this announcement. Introduced last September, it is finally ready for consumers to wirelessly stream their audio content from Airplay enabled devices. Powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, the iW1 enables a truly wireless listening experience and employs …

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