For those of you who don’t know, Amazon has built-up a technology called Alexa Voice Service (AVS). This is what provides the functionality of an Amazon Echo speaker. Amazon recently opened AVS to third-parties, letting them to create their own Alex-equipped speakers. Triby is the first one, and it’s now available on Amazon.
First spotted at China’s TENAA certification body a couple of weeks ago, the Honor 5C has been officially unveiled at an event in China. Honor is Huawei’s budget-minded sub-brand and most recently launched the reasonably priced 5X (reviewed here). Replacing the 4C, the Honor 5C offers a 5.2-inch Full HD display, 13MP rear camera, and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow for 899 Yuan ($139). Read more
Today, Amazon upgraded its cheapest tablet with new colors and more storage.
Two of Amazon’s newest and most popular products are available with 15% discounts for the rest of the day. The online retailer is giving everyone a chance to get the Echo and Tap at even more attractive prices.
By now, you’ve probably heard and read a fair bit about Huawei‘s newest flagship devices, the P9, and P9 Plus, that launched at an event in London a couple of weeks back. While the presentation focussed heavily on Huawei’s collaboration with Leica in developing the P9’s dual-camera setup, the handset’s part in Huawei’s ambitious plan to sell 140 million handsets in 2016 was also mentioned, as well as a hint as to when the company’s next flagship will be announced. Read more
With Netflix, Hulu Plus, and a host of other streaming services offering monthly subscriptions, it isn’t really a surprise that Amazon has chosen to offer its Prime Video as a standalone service with a monthly fee. Instead of being bundled up as part of Amazon Prime‘s one-off payment of $99, you can now choose to subscribe only to Prime Video for $8.99 a month. Read more
BlackBerry continues to bring its Android-powered creation in the Priv to more territories. The latest expansion being Mexico.
The HTC 10 is official, with a 5.2-inch QHD Super LCD 5 display, Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 12MP UltraPixel rear camera, and yet another well-designed aluminum body. We’ve told you where you can get the HTC 10 in the States, but where can you pre-order the device in the UK? So far, details are a little scarce, but it is possible to snag HTC’s latest flagship for as little as £512 (SIM-free). Read more
The budget-friendly sub-brand of Huawei, Honor, has just launched its Blue Wave promotion discounting both the Honor 5X and Honor 7 handsets and includes a choice of either a Bluetooth selfie stick or speaker with every order. Join us after the break for more details. Read more
Huawei launched its P9 and P9 Plus flagships at an event held in London yesterday, placing a lot of emphasis on its partnership with camera maker, Leica and their intentions to ‘reinvent smartphone photography’. That’s all well and good, but when can you, the consumer, get your hands on a P9 or P9 Plus in the UK from your favourite network? Join us after the break for more details. Read more