Amazon Glow is a kid-focused video call device with interactive activities

Igor Bonifacic

Amazon’s latest product is about creating more interactive video calling experiences for kids. Announced today at the company’s fall hardware event, Glow is actually two devices in one. It combines an 8-inch LCD teleconferencing display with a projector that creates a 19-inch touch-sensitive touch. Parents, relatives and grandparents can connect to the device through the … Read more

Here’s everything Amazon announced at its September hardware event

Amazon family

Amazon held its annual fall hardware event on Tuesday. It’s too bad the company didn’t stream the proceedings to the public because it was jam-packed with announcements. We saw everything from new Echo devices to an Alexa-powered robot. But worry not, we have you covered. Here’s everything the company announced today. Astro Amazon In an … Read more

Amazon Astro is an Alexa robot that roams your home

Igor Bonifacic

The rumors were true. Amazon is working on an Alexa-powered robot on wheels. At its fall hardware event, the company showed off Astro. Set to initially cost $1,000 when it becomes available later this year, it’s essentially an Alexa display that can roam around your home.  The robot features a periscope camera that allows it … Read more

Some Xbox owners can now test cloud gaming on their consoles

Kris Holt

Microsoft is preparing to complete a large piece of its cloud gaming puzzle when it brings the option . Starting today, though, a random group of Alpha Skip-Ahead and Alpha Insiders can try cloud gaming on their consoles. The test will expand to more Insiders and members of other preview rings in the coming weeks. … Read more

Amazon’s Blink unveils a no-frills $50 video doorbell

Jon Fingas

Amazon’s Blink has developed a reputation for low-cost security cameras, and that now extends to your front door. The brand has unveiled a Blink Video Doorbell that, at $50, could be a solid option if you’re not interested in some of the frills available from Ring and rival brands. It ‘only’ captures 1080p video, but … Read more

Amazon’s Astro home robot is like having Alexa on wheels

Amazon’s Astro home robot is like having Alexa on wheels

In the fall of 1962, TV-watching audiences were invited to meet the Jetsons, a space-dwelling, flying-car-driving family from the future and their dog, Astro. Today, Amazon wants you to meet a different Astro, one that’s not quite as fantastical or futuristic as the Jetsons, but actually available in our present. Amazon’s Astro is not a … Read more