Amazon releases second-generation Fire TV Cube in Canada

Amazon has released the second-generation Fire TV Cube at the IFA conference in Berlin, Germany, and this time it's coming to Canada. Unlike the Amazon Fire TV sticks, the Fire TV Cube is

Published on: September 6th, 2019 Tom Li

Amazon Echo Link and Echo Link Amp are for high-end audio systems

Streaming to your fancy sound system through Alexa is now possible with the Amazon Echo Link and Echo Link Amp. Both the Echo link and Echo Link Amp fill the role the nimble

Published on: April 10th, 2019 Tom Li

Black Friday bargain hunters turn to social media for shopping

Social media is drawing a lot of attention this year for holiday shoppers, with a major increase in Canadian consumers using Instagram and other social media platforms to make purchasing decisions, according to a

Published on: November 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

All Hands on Tech – Anki Vector Robot full review

We take a full look at the Anki Vector Robot and whether the smart robot is helpful or not. The smart robot also just integrated with Amazon Alexa, have a read about it

Published on: November 16th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Vector ‘the Good Robot’ announces integration with Amazon Alexa

Vector 'the Good Robot' made a bit of a splash when it was first launched in October, and now the four-inch robot will be integrating with Amazon's Alexa. The creators of Vector, Anki, announced

Published on: November 16th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Speak Up!: Exploring Yellow Pages’ Alexa Skill

Amazon’s Alexa has a lot of new skills specific to Canadian users. You may remember when we talked about the Manulife Skill and Air Canada Skill. In our latest Speak Up! video we

Published on: September 27th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Discount Contact Lens taps into voice-activated shopping through Amazon Alexa Skills

Not a lot of people are shopping for things through Amazon’s Alexa, but Discount Contact Lens wants to change that and says that there is “going to be a growing” market to shop

Published on: September 27th, 2018 Shruti Shekar


Salesforce introduces Einstein Voice Assistant

Getting daily briefings from Alexa or Google Home is a convenient way to get morning news, but imagine if you could get personalized daily briefings about key metrics and priorities for your businesses.

Published on: September 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Sonos shoots for IPO backed by premium hardware and broad content ecosystem

In a tiny living room in the west-end of Toronto, Sonos head of global product marketing Michael Papish says "Alexa, play Man in the High Castle." The Sonos Beam he's demoing blinks its

Published on: July 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Connected Labs hosts Alexa Skills hackathon featuring Echo Spot

If you find that it's hard to motivate your kids to do chores around the house, Alexa may be able to help you with that soon enough if the winner of a Toronto-based

Published on: June 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Washington sues Google and Facebook; ZTE strikes deal with U.S.; Sonos’ new Alexa-enabled speaker

The state of Washington has sued Google and Facebook for allegedly not disclosing who purchased election ads. Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE’s U.S. operations officially get to stay in business. And users appear very

Published on: June 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Does the Echo Spot’s screen make it the best Alexa device? – All Hands on Tech

Voice assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant have been taking the world by storm and Amazon has gone one step further by adding a touchscreen to its new Echo Spot - the first

Published on: May 31st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Amazon’s Echo Spot launches in Canada

Four months after the launch of Amazon’s various Echo devices, Canadians can now pre-order the newest addition to the Echo family - the Echo Spot. Amazon announced the launch this morning, adding the

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Alex Coop