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Amazon Echo Show (2018)

The original Amazon Echo Show was a natural evolution of the Echo speaker, adding a touch screen to provide visual information in addition to spoken answers to questions. It worked well enough, but a very stark design, anemic sound, and limited touch-screen interactivity left us underwhelmed (and the release of the smaller, less expensive Echo […]


These 19th-century astronomical drawings show the beauty of cosmos

Jupiter, 1880. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Saturn, 1874. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Solar eclipse of July 29, 1878. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Mars, 1877. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Moon, 1875. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Aurora Borealis, 1872. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Group of sun spots. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot Orion Nebula, 1975. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot We live in a golden age of […]


Amazon's struggles with its Fresh grocery service show a huge liability for Prime

REUTERS/Jonathan AlcornA worker walks past Amazon Fresh delivery vans parked at an Amazon Fresh warehouse in Inglewood, California. Amazon Fresh customers have reported issues with the service to Business Insider. The negative experiences have impacted their view on Amazon as a whole, the customers say. The reveals how the interconnectedness of the Prime ecosystem is […]

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Amazon Echo Show

Amazon continues to develop and expand its Alexa voice assistant, giving it new abilities and putting it in new devices. Speakers like the Echo and Echo Dot are voice-only, but Alexa can display visual information on request when in a device connected to a screen, like the Amazon Fire TV. The first Alexa-specific Echo hardware […]