Amazon unveils $120 Fire TV Cube streaming media player with Alexa

Pricier than a standard Fire TV or Echo smart speaker, Amazon’s new Fire TV Cube basically brings the two together with hands-free Alexa voice support.

You only have a few hours to save a cool $50 on your preferred Amazon Fire HD 10 variant

With and without “special offers”, supporting 32 or 64GB local digital hoarding, the 2017-released Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet is $50 off today only.

Amazon Alexa now calling and texting on Fire, Android and iOS tablets

Perhaps the one thing your phone didn’t need was another way to text and call people. But maybe that’s where your tablet and Alexa can kick in.

Tablets had great holiday, but shipments will drop this quarter

And they will drop very hard. According to one research firm, tablet shipments for the first quarter of 2018 will drop to lows not recorded before.

HP voluntarily recalls 50,000+ computer batteries posing fire and burn hazards

At least 50,000 HP laptops and mobile workstations sold between December 2015 and December 2017 are unsafe to use due to potentially overheating batteries.

Amazon kicks off ‘Black Friday Deals Week’ in style with many Fire tabs and Kindles on sale

Amazon’s Echo smart speakers and Cloud Cam security camera are still available at list prices, but several Fire tablets and Kindles can be had for cheap.

Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition spreads the Prime Video and Netflix love to 100+ countries

A new “basic edition” of the very popular (in the US) Amazon Fire TV Stick is now available around the world for a decently low price.

Already affordable Amazon Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets get crazy cheap this week for Prime members

The entry-level Amazon Fire 7 slate, normally available for $50, costs Prime subscribers just $35 this week, while the Fire HD 8 drops from $80 to $55.

Amazon’s Fire and Ice plans reportedly call for smartphone comeback this year focused on India

You can fight fire with fire… or try to make up for a destructive Fire Phone with a new Ice “lineup”, as Amazon purportedly intends to do before long.

Amazon’s ‘all-new’ Fire 7 tablet still costs $50, rehashed $80 Fire HD 8 and Kids Editions also unveiled

Far from major upgrades over previous generations, Amazon’s “all-new” Fire 7 and HD 8 are affordable enough to become hits, including in Kids Editions.

Even wearables are exploding nowadays, with Fitbit ‘actively investigating’ such an incident

Fitbit is faced with an allegation Samsung has had to tackle many times last year, though chances are this Flex 2 incident is either fake or isolated.

Melting iPhone 7 Plus caught on camera, Apple ‘in touch’ with owner and investigating

Is there “literally no explanation” for the latest allegedly random iPhone 7 Plus melting incident? Apple will try to find out.

Fire in waste unit erupts at Samsung SDI factory in China

No reports of major implications have come out of this fire in the Beijing-adjacent city of Tianjin, but there is the perception factor.

Stagnant iPads retain global tablet supremacy, Amazon and Windows stand out during Q4

Costly, boring, aging Apple iPads saw their Q4 sales numbers decline year-on-year, still comfortably beating rising Amazon and Windows tablets.

Samsung will globally live stream Galaxy Note 7 explanation event on January 23 (22 in US)

It’s officially official now – Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 investigations are over, with findings and a quality enhancement plan going public in a few days.

Study finds 99 percent of counterfeit Apple chargers bought online fail ‘basic’ safety tests

Counterfeit Apple chargers and adapters could theoretically pose a fire hazard in around 99 out of 100 cases, according to British safety inspectors.

Samsung now also partners with Australian carriers for Note 7 network discontinuation

The “small number of affected” Galaxy Note 7 units still in Australian customers’ hands will be denied cellular service nationwide starting December 15.

‘Premium Echo-like’ Amazon speaker expected as early as Q1 2017 with 7-inch touchscreen

How does a “premium” Amazon Echo smart speaker with a 7-inch or so touchscreen sound? Like a tablet? We should find out its purpose soon enough.

Amazon previews even more in-house gear holiday deals, stretching Black Friday shopping to 35 days

Along with Fire and Echo devices already confirmed for Black Friday deals, Amazon will sell many other products at low prices through December 22.

Not this again: Samsung Galaxy S7 allegedly explodes in Canada, causing serious burns

Isolated incident or something far more alarming? Impossible to say, though Samsung needs to treat the latest Galaxy S7 explosion very seriously.

Amazon offers sneak peek at Black Friday deals to come on Fire and Echo gear

Amazon wants to sell as many in-house gadgets as possible this holiday season, cooking up a number of Kindle, Fire and Echo deals.

Staples has solid Black Friday deals on Amazon gear, Surface Pro 4 and more in the pipeline

Black Friday 2016 is right around the corner, and Staples already wants you to know what to expect in terms of mobile deals and much more.

Your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will soon lose all carrier support… in New Zealand

Samsung is finally stepping up its efforts to get all Galaxy Note 7 units off the streets of at least New Zealand.

‘Most’ Galaxy Note 7 users are ‘basically switching to a Galaxy S7’, at least on Sprint

Samsung’s retention rates might be higher than expected on the heels of the double Galaxy Note 7 recall, at least on a couple of US carriers.

Galaxy Note 7 users can now get big S7 discounts if they promise to upgrade next year

Willing not only to exchange your Galaxy Note 7 with a GS7, but also embrace the S8 or Note 8 as soon as they’re out? Here’s a massive incentive.