Amazon update Echo Show 5 and 8, plus a new Echo Show 5 Kids edition

Amazon update their smaller range of Echo Show devices with new cameras and software tricks, plus introduce a new Kids model.

Amazon-owned Wondery will launch ad-free shows on Apple Podcasts Subscriptions

After being acquired by Amazon in December last year, Wondery are showing no signs of going exclusive to Amazon Music.

Amazon update Echo Buds with ANC in a smaller, lighter and cheaper package

Image Credit: Amazon Amazon have announced their 2nd generation true wireless earbuds, Echo Buds, now with active noise cancellation and an optional wireless charging case. Amazon have updated their budget true wireless earbuds with Alexa…

Jam Live True – A pair of true wireless earbuds for under £20 (UK deal)

Jam Live True’s wireless earbuds are only £19.99 on Amazon, down from £99.99, with a reasonable amount of unique features for the price.

Amazon are rumoured to be working on a wall-mounted Echo smart display

Amazon’s reported wall-mounted Echo device will act as a smart home command centre, integrated right into the wall.

The cheapest new Mac for music production just got cheaper

Save $50 on Apple’s new Mac Mini with the M1 chip with 8-core CPU, 8-GPU, 16-core Neural Engine, 8GB memory and either 256GB or 512GB of SSD storage.

Amazon introduce Alexa Guard Plus, Energy Dashboard and Proactive Hunches in the US

Amazon have launched three new Alexa features in the US, aimed to help keep your home secure, energy efficient and smarter than ever.

Sony WF-1000XM3 truly wireless ANC earbuds are on sale for $158

Usually $230, Sony’s flagship WF-1000XM3 active noise cancelling earbuds are $72 (31%) off currently on Amazon.

CEO of NMPA criticises Twitch’s blog regarding music copyright claims

After a blog post was published by video live streaming service Twitch, President & CEO of the National Music Publishers’ Association David Israelite responds.

The Best TV Show Soundtracks of 2020

Image Credit: Jonas Leupe Now that the finish line of 2020 is in sight, at Routenote we’re looking back over this endless year and pulling together some of the highlights from the music world. First…