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Amazon To Start Paying More Developers Who Create Alexa Skills

08/17/2017, One of the great things about Amazon’s Alexa is that it is open to third-party developers, which means that Amazon won’t have to work so hard to increase its functionality as this can be done by third-party developers, who have in the past come up...

Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 & MEGABOOM Gain Alexa Support

08/16/2017, Smart speakers such as Amazon’s Echo series seem to be the rage these days, but what if you’re something of an audiophile who also wants some smarts in their speaker? While the Echo devices run fine, we wouldn’t exactly call its sound amazing, but...

Anker’s Alexa Speaker Is A Cheaper Echo Dot

08/09/2017, The Echo Dot is the cheapest Alexa-powered device that Amazon will sell you. If you’ve always wanted one but have found it to be a bit more expensive than you’d want it to be, then you’re going to like what Anker has to offer. Anker, a...

Alexa Can Now Stream Music Suited To Specific Activities

08/03/2017, If you’ve ever wanted to listen to music while meditating but haven’t been sure where to start, Alexa is going to take care of that for you now. Amazon has updated its digital personal assistant with the ability to stream music from Amazon...

Alexa Can Now Control Amazon Fire TV

08/01/2017, Did you lose the remote for your Amazon Fire TV? Fret not, if you have an Echo device, you can use Alexa to control the set-top box. Amazon has enabled its digital personal assistant to control its smart TV set-top box with voice commands. Starting today,...

Alexa Will Be Available On All Android Phones Soon

07/20/2017, Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant has largely been limited to the company’s own hardware. Recently though, it has partnered with other OEMs to integrate Alexa into their products. Soon Alexa will be available on any and all Android smartphones....

HTC U11 Gets Alexa Assistant

07/16/2017, If you want to have multiple options for a digital personal assistant then purchase the HTC U11. When this handset was launched, the company said that customers will be able to choose from three assistants namely: Google Assistant, HTC Companion, and...

4K HDR Sony TVs Get Amazon Echo Support

07/13/2017, You will soon be able to control your 4K HDR Sony TV with an Amazon Echo. Sony has announced today that a new firmware update is going to be released later this month which will bring Amazon Echo compatibility to select TV models. The press release states...

Next-Gen Amazon Echo Could Be More Like Apple’s HomePod

07/12/2017, It probably goes without saying that Amazon led the way and kicked off the trend of smart speakers with their Echo series of devices. This led to companies such as Microsoft, Google, and even Apple to follow suit with their own devices, but now a report...

Alexa Can Book Hotels Now Through Kayak

07/12/2017, Amazon’s digital personal assistant Alexa now has support for more than 15,000 “Skills,” that’s what Amazon calls the features that the assistant has. Alexa can call you an Uber, control your smart home devices or check your bank...

Amazon’s Alexa Will Now Notify You Of Package Delivery

07/09/2017, If there’s one reason why shopping online can be rather addictive, it is because it can sometimes feel like you’re receiving a present when your package has been delivered. We also know how sometimes it can be a rather agonizing wait for your package...

You Can Now Sign Up For Amazon Prime Using Alexa

07/05/2017, Amazon’s $99 per year Amazon Prime membership service provides you with free two-day shipping on countless items aside from other perks like a video and music streaming service, a cloud storage service, and more. There are a number of ways you can...

Alexa Now Has More Than 15,000 Skills

07/05/2017, Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant can do so much more than what you can possibly imagine. Amazon calls its features “Skills,” and it has quite a few of them. Alexa can stream music, call you an Uber, check your bank balance, answer random...

Google Home More Accurate Than Alexa At Answering Your Questions

06/26/2017, The launch of the first Amazon Echo was surprising in a couple of different ways. For starters a smart speaker with a virtual assistant was something not many people had expected Amazon to have been working on. Secondly the ease of use of the Echo and...