The Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, read the news, set alarms, and more. It is capable of controlling lights, fans, switches, thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more with compatible connected devices from WeMo, Philips Hue, Samsung SmartThings, Nest, ecobee, and others. It is equipped with far-field microphones and a voice recognition processor for hands-free control, even in noisy environments or while playing music from across the room. It now includes a much louder built-in speaker so it can work on its own as a smart alarm clock in the bedroom, an assistant in the kitchen, or anywhere you might want a voice-controlled computer but you can also connect it to larger speakers if you want better sound.
Amazon has the Unlocked Samsung Galaxy A50 64GB Android Smartphone bundled with a Samsung Galaxy Fit for $349.99 (regularly $459.99) with Free Shipping for a limited time.
The Samsung Galaxy A50 features Exynos9610 8-core processor, 6.4″ 2340 x 1080 AMOLED Display, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, rear-facing triple camera setup (25MP Main, 8MP Ultra Wide, and 5MP Depth Field with Live Focus & enhanced sensors), 25MP Selfie Camera, Bluetooth 5.0, and runs Android 9.0 (Pie).
The Samsung Galaxy Fit features stomatic fitness tracking. Walk, run, cycle, even hop on the elliptical-the Galaxy Fit automatically detects and tracks what you’re doing. It tracks your daily steps, calories burned, water/caffeine intake and more. It is capable of monitoring sleep patterns and provides real-time alerts when detecting an irregularly high heart rate. It has a swim-ready design and military-grade durability to protect it against bumps, dust, extreme heat and bitter cold. The full-color AMOLED always-on display gives you real-time info at a glance and you can touch or swipe to scroll between workouts and notifications.
Amazon is offering new subscribers 3 months of Amazon Music HD for FREE (regularly $14.99/month or $12.99 for Prime) for a limited time. This deal is only valid for new Amazon Music members but if you are member you can update to Amazon Music HD for 90 days for FREE for a limited time. The deal is valid till May 14, 2019, 11:59 PM PST.
The Amazon Music HD offerings streaming of tens of millions of songs on any of your compatible devices up to 3730 kbps.
The Echo Wall Clock helps you stay organized and on time. It’s an easy-to-read analog clock that shows the time of day and can be paired with Echo devices to show one, or multiple, timers through it’s digital 60 LED display. It syncs time to a paired Echo device, including automatic adjustments for daylight saving time.
Amazon is offering The Upside as a digital HD movie rental for 99-cents (regularly $5.99) for a limited time. Apple also has it in iTunes as a digital HD movie rental for the same price for a limited time. For rentals, you have 30 days to watch but once you start, you have 48 hours to finish.
Philip is a disabled white billionaire, who feels that life is not worth living. To help him in his day to day routine, he hires Del, an African American parolee, trying to reconnect with his estranged wife. What begins as a professional relationship develops into a friendship as Del shows his grouchy charge that life is worth living.
Amazon is still offering select Amazon customers the Fire TV Stick with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote for $24.99 (49.99 – 50% coupon) with Free Shipping for a limited time. To get the discount, use the coupon code: 4KFIRETV at checkout. Not all Amazon accounts will be eligible. Not sure how they determine who gets it but it seems many readers were able to get the discount.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick provides access to movies, tv shows, games and apps in a much smaller footprint. It comes with an Alexa voice remote that lets you deliver commands when you want to watch television or engage with other applications. It has a 1.7 GHz quad-core processor, 8GB of storage, dual-band wifi and support streams up to 4K Ultra HD at 60 fps, Bluetooth 5.0 + LE, and Dolby Atmos, 7.1 surround sound.
Amazon is offering their Prime Members the new 9th gen Amazon 7″ Fire 16GB Wifi Android Tablet in four colors to choose from for $29.99 (regularly $49.99) and the 32GB model for $49.99 (regularly $69.99) with Free Shipping for a limited time.
The Fire 7 Tablet features a durable 7″ IPS display with higher contrast and sharper text, 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, rear and front-facing cameras, built-in Alexa for quick access to the information and entertainment you want, 8 or 16 GB of internal storage and a microSD slot for up to 256 GB of expandable storage, FREE unlimited cloud storage for all Amazon content and photos taken with Fire devices, Fire OS, and up to 8 hours of battery life.