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Jurassic World Revealed Is Choose Your Own Adventure Book, Played By Voice

Have you watched Steven Spielberg’s Ready One Player (Amblin Entertainment, 2018)? In it, it shows you the future of virtual reality where immersion goes to the next level with the users able to converse in-game just like that. No furiously typing on keyboard. It is just regular speech like you do in the real world. The new Alexa skill Jurassic World Revealed is something like Ready One Player, except that it is not a VR game. Continue reading Jurassic World Revealed Is Choose Your Own Adventure Book, Played By Voice

Why Amazon Echo Deal Double Deal Makes A Lot Of Sense

Amazon Echo Spot was introduced late last year. Yes. We missed it, but you can’t blame us because, Amazon is rolling out so many Echo so quickly like a baker is dishing out cakes. Anyways, you know what Amazon Echo can do. Well, Amazon Echo Spot is basically it, but unlike Dot, this spherical object can do video calls. It is a full-fledged Amazon smart home device with a circular touch display and takes up little space like the Echo Dot. Continue reading Why Amazon Echo Deal Double Deal Makes A Lot Of Sense

Amazon Echo Dot Now Has A Kids Edition But It Isn’t Kids Priced

I always lament how technology is advancing too fast for kids’ good, but however I lament, it is inevitable. I guess it was same when my parents frown when I secret acquired a cheap “Walkman.” Gone were the days where kids were thrilled by children songs (You know Baby Shark is very catchy?) and read about how eleven princes were turned into swans who only breathe air as humans during the night. Nope. These days, it is about Taylor Swift, America Got Talent, and the only fairy tale they knew is probably Supernatural. Continue reading Amazon Echo Dot Now Has A Kids Edition But It Isn’t Kids Priced

Bathroom Goes High-tech With These Kohler Futuristic Bathroom Products

We are all up in making our home high-tech, but the one place in our homes that most people probably won’t consider making it high-tech is the bathroom. Why? Probably because of the lack of high-tech bathroom products and this is sparsely filled void is where bathroom and kitchen equipment maker Kohler aims to fill. At the CES in Vegas last month, Kohler brought to the show floor a bunch of high-tech bathroom and kitchen solution which, among them, is a $7,500 high-tech throne called Numi and a voice-activated lighted mirror under the brand’s Verdera range. Keep going for a summary of the two of the high-tech bathroom hardware. Continue reading Bathroom Goes High-tech With These Kohler Futuristic Bathroom Products

Amazon’s Cashier-free Store In Seattle Will Open To Public Starting Today

If queuing to pay for grocery turns you off, well, then you’d wish you are living in Seattle because, Amazon Go’s ambitious queue-less and cashier-less grocery store, Amazon Go, is set to thrown its doors open to public starting from today, January 22, 2018. Since its announcement in 2016, Amazon Go, which is attached to the online retail giant’s new Seattle headquarters, has been opened for business to Amazon’s employees. For the uninitiated, with Amazon Go, Amazon wants a truly fuss-free shopping experience where you just walk in (after scanning in with a smartphone app on your device) and grab what you need from the shelves and leave. Continue reading Amazon’s Cashier-free Store In Seattle Will Open To Public Starting Today

Amazon’s Leverages On AR To Let You Virtually Place Products In Your Home

Times have really change. These days, when we buy things like appliances, we want to make sure they look good with the rest of the kitchen. You can try your best to imagine how they will look, or you can do what I used to do: photoshop the item into an image of your living, kitchen or whatever, or you could look to Amazon iOS Shopping app. Amazon has leverage on Apple’s ARKit to include augmented reality inside the app, so don’t need to do either. Continue reading Amazon’s Leverages On AR To Let You Virtually Place Products In Your Home

Amazon Wants To Let Itself Into Your Home For Delivery, But Will You Let It?

You know what? Amazon may just have cracked the age-old problem of stolen packages from your front porch. The solution lies in a new service called Amazon Key. Together with a newly announced security cam, Amazon Cloud Cam and a smart lock, Amazon can let itself into your house and place the package inside, so there will be no more worrying about your package being hijacked by criminal minds, or mischievous little Jack living next door. Here’s how it is going work: Continue reading Amazon Wants To Let Itself Into Your Home For Delivery, But Will You Let It?

On Amazon, You Can Buy This 40-Foot Shipping Container House For $36K

Amazon may be ousted as the biggest e-tailer in the world by Alibaba’s Taobao, but that does not mean what the Seattle-based online retailer giant peddles on its virtual storefront are anything less than eyebrow-raising. In addition to more mundane, run-of-the-mill stuff it sells alongside some super weird things you never knew you could buy online, apparently it now also sells shipping container house. Of course, shipping containers repurposed to serve a variety of other functions, such as construction site office, guard post, movable pools, and even homes aren’t new, but having it on sale on Amazon is something weirdly enough to be mentioned. Continue reading On Amazon, You Can Buy This 40-Foot Shipping Container House For $36K

Soon, You Can Ask Alexa To Remote Start/Stop Your Nissan Automobile

Remote start for automobiles isn’t new, but this latest features coming to select models of Nissan vehicle changes everything. How so? Because you don’t even need to lift a finger to do the deed; all you have to do is use your voice. This is made possible by Amazon Alexa NissanConnect Services Skill. With this new found skill, you can remotely lock/unlock, honk the horn, flash the lights, in addition to remote start/stop the engine – all by telling your Alexa-enabled device to do so. Continue reading Soon, You Can Ask Alexa To Remote Start/Stop Your Nissan Automobile

Here Are Some New Gadgets From Amazon For This Holiday Season

September 27 is a big day for online retail giant, Amazon. It was like the Apple Event for Amazon where the company a slew of new gadgets, ready to coax your hard-earned money out of your wallet for this holiday season. A total of six gadgets were announced on this day and it includes a an-all new Echo, an Echo Plus, an Echo Spot, an all-new Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD, a thing called Echo Connect, and Alex Gadgets. That’s a lot to take it in a day, especially for eager Amazon fans. Instead of bore you with boatloads of words, here a rundown of the gadgets: Continue reading Here Are Some New Gadgets From Amazon For This Holiday Season