Amazon Working on Alexa Earbuds
Alexa in your ear? New reports claim Amazon is working on a pair of smart earbuds that will Alexa built-in, but she’ll do more than just answer questions. According to a report by CNBC, the Amazon earbuds would have a built in heart rate monitor that would be capable of tracking workouts and the number of calories burned, and Alexa could be used as a virtual trainer of sorts. The earbuds are rumored to be priced at under $100 and launch at event this Wednesday.
Google is taking on Apple Arcade with a new all-you-can-play gaming subscription service of its own. Google Play Pass bundles about 350 Android games and apps that are free of ads and any in app purchases and offers them for $5 per month. Unlike Apple Arcade. Play Plass isn’t limited to just games and Google is not demanding developers keep the apps exclusive to their platform. The program is currently invite-only for developers and is open to customers for a special intro price of $1.99 a month fo the first year.
And the Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally coming back to the US. The long-awaited folding smartphone is back after its launch was pulled a few months ago due to issues with its screen, but Samsung says the issues have been fixed, and the phone will be available for purchase this Friday. The phone retails for $2000