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Amazon has a ball announcing new generations of Echo, Fire and more


September seems to have gone a little crazy with hardware events. There was the typical Apple one, a soon to be had Google one, there was the PlayStation 5 And the Microsoft Series X Event. Not to be out done, or it is just multi-billion-dollar peer pressure at work, Amazon held a live event Of their own this week. Revisions to Echo, Fire and Alexa debuted alongside a few new Drones and services. Below are a collection of links summarizing all the recent announcements. Additionally, below that pile of news, you will find a secondary pile that covers more Alexa related information that surfaced prior to the rolling out of new devices.

Hardware Event News

Here s everything Amazon just announced at its big hardware event
New Amazon hardware: Ring drones, Echo Dot 4th Gen, Wi-Fi 6 Eero, and more
Every new Alexa feature Amazon just announced: Hunches, Alexa Guard and more
Amazon s AZ1 Neural Edge processor will make Alexa voice commands even faster
Amazon s Alexa becomes a better conversationalist and can now ask you questions, too
Alexa will seem more human with breathing pauses and learning skills
Amazon redesigns the Echo line with spherical speakers and swiveling screens
Amazon s new Echo and Echo Dot are orb-shaped
Amazon rolls out new ball-shaped Echo Dots, starting at $50
Amazon's kid-savvy Alexa a welcome new option for Echo speakers
Amazon's Echo Show 10 rotates to follow you
Amazon s Echo Show smart displays will soon stream Netflix video
Amazon will let you see how much power your Echos are sucking up
Amazon Announces New Slate of Fire TV Devices
Amazon announces $29.99 Fire TV Stick Lite and upgraded Fire TV Stick
Amazon announces new Fire TV devices and a brand-new home screen that makes it easier to find stuff
Amazon announces streaming gaming service Luna, launching next month
Amazon Unveils Luna: A Gaming Version of Prime Video
A closer look at Luna, Amazon's cloud gaming service
Yes, Amazon Luna dodges Apple s cloud gaming rules when will Nvidia and Google?
Amazon unveils new Guard Plus subscription for $4.99 per month
Ring announces a security camera and alarm for your car
Ring s latest security camera is a drone that flies around inside your house
Amazon s new Ring drone stops the world s most hapless thief in bass-slapping ad
Ring will introduce end-to-end encryption to address security concerns
Soon You Can Ask Alexa to Forget Everything You Ever Said
Amazon has a creepiness problem

More Amazon Related Stories

Amazon s JoAnna Hunt Talks Her Passion For Accessibility And How Kindle Makes Reading Accessible To Everyone
Alexa s new celebrity wake words Hey Samuel, turns the assistant into Samuel L. Jackson
Amazon makes Alexa Routines shareable
Alexa gets a bunch of new features and skills
Amazon Updates Two Older Fire Tablets With Android 9 Pie
Amazon releases Fire OS 7 update for some older tablets (Android 9
Amazon s new Alexa partnership lets you link your AT&T number to turn your Echo into a phone
Amazon launches Alexa Print, a way to print lists, recipes, games and educational content using your voice
AMAZON ANNOUNCES HALO, A FITNESS BAND AND APP THAT SCANS YOUR BODY AND VOICE
Amazon unveils Halo to battle Apple Watch and Fitbit tracks activity, body fat, emotions
Amazon Halo will charge a subscription fee to monitor the tone of your voice
ProBeat: Amazon Halo is surveillance capitalism in a $100 fitness wearable
Why You Must Beware What You Ask Amazon Alexa
How to listen to PRIVATE conversations your Alexa has quietly recorded and saved
Shine on: Boffins bedazzle Alexa and her voice-controlled assistant kin with silent laser-injected
Alexa hack granted attackers access to an Echo user's smart home network
How to Turn Off Alexa's Creepy'Whisper Mode
Zoom is taking over your Alexa, Google Assistant and Portal displays next
4 tricks to help Amazon Alexa understand you better
How cord-cutters can tap into the Amazon Fire TV's hidden channel-surfing powers
Dozens of Amazon's own products have been reported as dangerous -- melting, exploding or even bursting into flames. Many are still on the market
Amazon disavows $500 Prime Bike, says it has no formal connection to the product
Amazon, Apple, and Google s open-source smart home standard is on track for a 2021 launch
Amazon launches a full season of 'Starfinder' RPG episodes on Alexa
Audible is using an unlimited audiobook model in Spain
This resin alien egg is actually a $2,000 Alexa speaker

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Joe Steinkamp is no stranger to the world of technology, having been a user of video magnification and blindness related electronic devices since 1979. Joe has worked in radio, retail management and Vocational Rehabilitation for blind and low vision individuals in Texas. He has been writing about the A.T. Industry for 15 years and podcasting about it for almost a decade.


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