Amazon Unveils Home Robot Named ‘Astro’

Amazon announced a home robot named Astro during a press event on Tuesday. Astro has a rotating screen on wheels and features animated eyes that can respond to user interaction. The robot can also move from room to room while avoiding obstacles inside the home. Astro is built on Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant and canContinue reading “Amazon Unveils Home Robot Named ‘Astro’”

Amazon & Disney Introduce ‘Hey, Disney!’, A Magical Voice Assistant Working Alongside Alexa At Home And At Walt Disney World Resort

Amazon and Disney announced ‘Hey, Disney!’, an entirely new kind of voice assistant that will work alongside Alexa at home and across Walt Disney World Resort hotel rooms. Expected next year, ‘Hey, Disney!’ will let fans and guests interact with some of their most beloved Disney characters, simply by saying “Hey, Disney!” on supported EchoContinue reading “Amazon & Disney Introduce ‘Hey, Disney!’, A Magical Voice Assistant Working Alongside Alexa At Home And At Walt Disney World Resort”

NightWatch Magnifying Clock Dock For Apple Watch

The NightWatch Magnifying Apple Watch Dock adds another layer to the Apple Watch’s functionality by transforming the timepiece into a nightstand alarm clock.  Made from a single piece of solid lucite, the charger and watch slide behind the domed base.  Its curved design magnifies the watch’s face and displays it like a bedside clock. WhileContinue reading “NightWatch Magnifying Clock Dock For Apple Watch”

Writer Scott Snyder Inks Sweeping Deal With Amazon’s ComiXology

Scott Snyder, the prolific comic book writer known for his work on DC’s Batman and Justice League and original projects such as American Vampire and Wytches, is lining up a roster of creator-owned projects that boast an impressive roster of artists. Snyder and his Best Jackett Press have signed a deal to co-create eight titlesContinue reading “Writer Scott Snyder Inks Sweeping Deal With Amazon’s ComiXology”

Amazon To Acquire MGM For $8.45 Billion

Amazon today announced it has reached an agreement with MGM to acquire the entertainment company for $8.45 billion, following a report last year that claimed MGM had reached out to Apple to gauge interest in a potential acquisition. The acquisition of MGM will likely bolster Amazon Prime Video’s catalog of movies and TV shows amidContinue reading “Amazon To Acquire MGM For $8.45 Billion”

Amazon Exclusive Funko Pop! Disney Archives Mickey Mouse 5 Pack

From the Walt Disney Archives, here is the Amazon Exclusive Funko Mickey Mouse 5 pack.  This 5 pack of figures comes on a singular commemorative base. The figures are about 3.75 inches tall and feature Mickey Mouse from different eras. Pre-order HERE for $49.99.

Amazon Prime Video Presents The SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection

Amazon Prime Video and SXSW are joining forces to launch “Prime Video presents the SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection,” following the unprecedented cancellation of the SXSW Conference and Festivals by the City of Austin due to concerns surrounding the Coronavirus. “Prime Video presents the SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection” offers filmmakers in the 2020 SXSWContinue reading “Amazon Prime Video Presents The SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection”

Funko Pop! Deluxe Star Wars: Battle At Echo Base Series – 6″ Wampa, Amazon Exclusive, Figure 1 of 6

The Star Wars, Battle at Echo Base Funko Pop! Deluxe Series is a brand new set of combinable figures exclusive to Amazon. All celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back, and the ice planet of Hoth. The Pop! Deluxe: Battle at Echo Base series will feature 6 brand new uinque figures, with combinable bases,Continue reading “Funko Pop! Deluxe Star Wars: Battle At Echo Base Series – 6″ Wampa, Amazon Exclusive, Figure 1 of 6”

Amazon Prime Video To Bring Back The Kids In The Hall With New Episodes As First Canadian Amazon Original Series

Amazon today announced that the critically-acclaimed sketch comedy series, The Kids in the Hall, will be making a comeback on Prime Video. With the return of all of the original “Kids,” the 8-episode Amazon Original series, which will be a continuation of the original show, will be available to Prime members in Canada and aroundContinue reading “Amazon Prime Video To Bring Back The Kids In The Hall With New Episodes As First Canadian Amazon Original Series”

Amazon Bringing Samuel L. Jackson’s Voice To Alexa

Amazon on Wednesday said actor Samuel L. Jackson and other celebrities will voice speech for the company’s virtual assistant Alexa. Amazon’s celebrity voice feature will cost $0.99, Senior Vice President David Limp said at an event in Seattle. Jackson’s is the only celebrity voice Amazon has disclosed so far. More info HERE.

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