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Amazon Prime Video is finally introducing individual user profiles

Published on 07/08/2020 @ 3 AM EST

On a company announcement, Amazon has declared that Amazon Prime Video is rolling out user profiles for family members and friends who share Prime accounts. Each account allows for up to six user profiles. One profile will be default as the primary account, with five additional profiles which could be regular accounts or kids accounts.

Amazon might delay Prime Day 2020 until August

Published on 04/05/2020 @ 3 PM EST
Amazon is reportedly postponing its major summer shopping event, Prime Day, until at least August and expects a potential $100 million hit from excess devices it might now sell at a discount. This news is based on the internal meeting notes seen by Reuters.

Google and Amazon limit employees’ travel because of coronavirus fears

Published on 02/29/2020 @ 3 PM EST
Based on coronavirus outbreaks, Google is preventing employees from traveling to Italy, Iran, Japan, and South Korea, as reported by Business Insider. Amazon is asking employees to defer all nonessential travel, a spokesperson confirmed to The Verge, which includes domestic travel within the US.

Amazon Echo Show Can Scan Barcodes for Your Grocery List

Published on 02/01/2020 @ 4 PM EST

A new feature for the Echo Show will allow you to add items to Alexa's built-in shopping list by scanning their barcodes. The feature will be available for Echo Show 5 and Echo Show 8 smart speakers. All you have to say to initiate the feature is "Alexa, scan this to my shopping list."

Lamborghini and Rivian Will Now Have Amazon Alexa in Their Cars

Published on 01/06/2020 @ 10 AM EST

The new luxury cars to join the Amazon Alexa compatibility league are Lamborghini and Rivian. While Lamborghini is bringing Alexa to its Huracán Evo, Rivian will integrate Alexa into its first two all-electric vehicles, the R1S SUV and R1T pickup truck. It will also be integrated into its 100,000 all-electric Amazon delivery vans.

Amazon Echo devices will now have Apple podcasts

Published on 12/16/2019 @ 7 AM EST

More than 800,000 shows available on Apple Podcasts will now be accessible from all Amazon Echo devices in the US. All customers with the Echo can simply access these podcasts by asking Alexa.