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Report: Amazon working on new Echo speaker to directly compete against HomePod and Sonos

4 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

According to Bloomberg , Amazon is working on a new addition to the Amazon Echo smart speaker lineup to more directly compete against Apple's HomePod and Sonos speakers in terms of sound quality.
The new model is purportedly set to release “by next year” and current prototypes feature at least four internal tweeters. The HomePod cylinder contains seven beam-forming tweeters. The current Echo lineup will also “receive minor updates this fall”, according to the publication.
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Amazon Reportedly Developing Echo With Better Sound Quality to Rival Apple HomePod and Other Speakers

Amazon Reportedly Developing Echo With Better Sound Quality to Rival Apple HomePod and Other Speakers

4 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Amazon is developing a higher-quality version of its popular Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today by Bloomberg 's Mark Gurman.
Prototypes of the cylindrical speaker are wider than the current Echo to squeeze in additional components including at least four tweeters, said the people, who requested anonymity to discuss an internal matter. The speaker is reportedly being developed to include improved audio to rival Apple's HomePod and other competing speakers on the market. According to Gurman, the Echo has lost some ground to more premium smart speakers that are marketed as...
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Upcoming Apple TV+ Sci-Fi Drama 'See' Reported to Cost $15 Million Per Episode

Upcoming Apple TV+ Sci-Fi Drama 'See' Reported to Cost $15 Million Per Episode

4 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple has several original TV shows in the works for its upcoming Apple TV + streaming service, and a new report by The Wall Street Journal looks at the big budgets involved in these productions as competition hots up among rival streaming services eager to win over audiences in a market dominated by the likes of Netflix and HBO.
According to the report, Amazon and Netflix have increased budgets for original content in the last few years. Netflix originally spent $4.5 million per episode on "House of Cards," but now many newcomers are having to spend between $8 million and $15 million per...
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Apple has "terminated" AR Glasses project, new report claims

Apple has "terminated" AR Glasses project, new report claims

4 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Apple has allegedly run into insurmountable difficulties with its rumored augmented reality glasses, rumored to come in 2020 as an iPhone accessory.
A new report by DigiTimes claims that Apple has "temporarily stopped" developing the new technology and it is not clear whether it plans to go back to the drawing board or look for different technologies to achieve its goals with the rumored Apple Glasses. This particular report, however, stands at odds with other publications who claim that Apple is set on releasing the glasses on time.
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Frozen 2 Black Friday deals: 20% off all Frozen toys at Argos

Frozen 2 Black Friday deals: 20% off all Frozen toys at Argos

To celebrate the launch of Frozen 2, Argos has cut the price of all Frozen toys for a limited time as part of its Black Friday sale. The deal includes all toys except video... Read more ...

PlayStation Plus deal prices have dropped already for Black Friday

PlayStation Plus deal prices have dropped already for Black Friday

The PlayStation Plus price has always been a point of contention, but thanks to this deal from CDKeys you can grab 12 months of PS Plus for just $42.89 in the US. In the UK... Read more ...

All of Black Friday's biggest and best deals - all in one place

All of Black Friday's biggest and best deals - all in one place

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How long does it take to beat Pokémon Sword and Shield?

How long does it take to beat Pokémon Sword and Shield?

Best answer: That depends on your playstyle. If you plan to play Pokémon Sword or Shield at a typical pace, including exploration, talking to NPCs, and visiting the Wild Area... Read more ...

Is this the Samsung Galaxy S11? Leak reveals new details

Is this the Samsung Galaxy S11? Leak reveals new details

The 2020 launch of the Samsung Galaxy S11 is still at least three months out, but a new render of the device has surfaced, giving us our first look at what the exterior... Read more ...

Pre-Black Friday iPad deals deliver near all-time lows, Apple TV show sale...

Pre-Black Friday iPad deals deliver near all-time lows, Apple TV show sale from $20, AirPods Pro $235

Pre-Black Friday iPad deals highlight today's 9to5Toys Lunch Break, along with Apple's new TV show sale from $20 , and AirPods Pro back in stock at $235. Hit the jump for all... Read more ...

Deals Spotlight: Apple's iPhone XS Max Smart Battery Case Drops to Just $59...

Deals Spotlight: Apple's iPhone XS Max Smart Battery Case Drops to Just $59 at Amazon

Apple may have just released Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone 11 lineup, but there are plenty of people still using last year's devices. If you're an iPhone XS Max owner... Read more ...

BT's Black Friday broadband deals have arrived - but can you get better...

BT's Black Friday broadband deals have arrived - but can you get better elsewhere?

One week out from Black Friday and BT has officially gone live with its seasonal sales. So phones, AirPods, SIM only deals with a juicy free gift and, crucially, broadband... Read more ...

Google exterminates a bug that caused tapping noises on some Pixel 4 videos

Google exterminates a bug that caused tapping noises on some Pixel 4 videos

Just days after the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL launched last month, users complained that videos shot on the cameras found on third-party apps like Snapchat and Instagram. Some... Read more ...

Here's how to start a new game of Pokémon Sword and Shield

Here's how to start a new game of Pokémon Sword and Shield

Figuring out how to delete your game and start a new one isn't immediately obvious, but it's easy to do. Now that Pokémon Sword and Shield have been out for a while, you might... Read more ...