Mobile > Alexa

Elaborate hack turned Amazon Echo speakers into spies

7 days ago   |   By Engadget

Some people worry that hackers could infiltrate their smart speakers and spy on them, but that hasn't been the practical reality - not for Amazon's Echo, at least. A team of researchers from China's Tencent has come about as close as you can get rig...
Read more ...

 

Amazon Canada removed Echo Plus from lineup, discounts Echo Dot

Amazon Canada removed Echo Plus from lineup, discounts Echo Dot

7 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Amazon officially released the Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Plus, its trio of smart speakers, in Canada on December 5th. It now seems the Echo Plus is no longer available to purchase through the massive online retailer. The Echo Plus was Amazon's highest-end smart speaker and competed against Google's Home Max, Apple's HomePod, and the Sonos One, which supports Amazon Alexa voice-activated features. There's no indication from Amazon if the Echo Plus will return, or if the company will launch a newer version of the smart speaker. However, Amazon Canada recently launched the Echo Spot and just...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Alexa      Amazon      Av      Defcon      Defcon2018      Echo      Gear      Hack      Security      Smartspeaker      Voiceassistant      Google      Apple      Accessories      News  


Oppo R17 price revealed ahead of launch

Oppo R17 price revealed ahead of launch

Oppo listed the R17 on its official website last week with a dummy price of CNY99,999. Today the cost was fixed and the company announced on Weibo how much the phone will... Read more ...

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 with 8 GB RAM appears on Geekbench

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 with 8 GB RAM appears on Geekbench

Xiaomi is announcing a new smartphone series called Pocophone and the first device from the portfolio will be called F1, according to numerous leaks. It is arriving in India on... Read more ...

Apple removes 25,000 gambling apps from the Chinese App Store

Apple removes 25,000 gambling apps from the Chinese App Store

A report broadcast Sunday from Chinese state-run television claims that Apple removed 25,000 apps from the Chinese version of the App Store. According to China's Ministry of... Read more ...

Vivo X23 appears in live TV show

Vivo X23 appears in live TV show

The vivo X23 appeared in the wild some time ago, but better-looking images surfaced on Friday, revealing the design of the smartphone. It looks a lot like the vivo V11 Pro that... Read more ...

IPad battery almost exploded in Amsterdam Apple Store

IPad battery almost exploded in Amsterdam Apple Store

Although it may have tried to ignore its existence in a recent retrospective, the Galaxy Note 7 will forever remain Samsung's biggest mobile embarrassment. That's not to say... Read more ...

$350 buys you the T-Mobile version of the Galaxy S8 directly from Samsung

$350 buys you the T-Mobile version of the Galaxy S8 directly from Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is still quite a serviceable phone. The 2017 flagship features a 5.8-inch Infinity Display and is powered by the Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform. And while... Read more ...

Forza Horizon 2 to be delisted from Xbox Store next month

Forza Horizon 2 to be delisted from Xbox Store next month

Say goodbye to Forza Horizon 2. Forza Horizon 2 is an open-world racing game for Xbox One and Xbox 360 which takes you all over Italy. The title launched in 2014 and garnered... Read more ...

Overheating iPad battery forces evacuation of Dutch Apple Store

Overheating iPad battery forces evacuation of Dutch Apple Store

An overheated battery packed inside an Apple iPad tablet forced the evacuation of customers inside an Apple Store located in Amsterdam. The tablet was placed inside a bin... Read more ...

Severe lag discovered in some Pixel 2 XL models; Google will reportedly...

Severe lag discovered in some Pixel 2 XL models; Google will reportedly replace some units

We've been hearing recently that some Google Pixel 2 XL users have seen their handsets slow down considerably to the point that they can hardly be used. Even a Google engineer... Read more ...

Google testing revised Pixel launcher that features one change to the search bar

Google testing revised Pixel launcher that features one change to the search bar

Google is apparently considering a new version of the Pixel launcher that will presumably debut on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. XDA has obtained a version of the launcher that... Read more ...