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Amazon Launches Dash Wand With Alexa

06/15/2017, Amazon has launched a new product today that’s powered by Alexa, its virtual assistant. However, it’s not a new Echo device, we already have enough of those already. The company’s new product is called Dash Wand. Powered by Alexa, it...

Amazon’s New Fire 7 And Fire HD 8 Tablets Are Shipping

06/08/2017, Back in May you might recall that Amazon launched a couple of new tablets that they will be adding to their Fire lineup. This includes the new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets and if you liked what you saw and wouldn’t mind getting your hands on them,...

Amazon Open To Bringing Siri Onto The Echo

06/08/2017, As it stands the Amazon Echo and other Echo-related devices are powered by Amazon’s Alexa AI. With Google, their devices use Google Assistant, and Apple’s recently launched HomePod is powered by Siri. This makes sense as all these technologies are...

Alexa Can Now Help You Set Reminders

06/02/2017, Amazon’s Alexa can do many things, such as call you a pizza, order you an Uber, tell you the weather and the news, and so on. Now it seems that Amazon has decided to roll out an update to Alexa that will introduce some new features which we reckon...

Dish Integrates Alexa With Hopper DVR

05/22/2017, Dish today announced that it’s now the first TV provider to offer direct compatibility with Amazon Alexa. This integration will enable users to watch TV hands-free with Amazon’s digital personal assistant. Starting today, Dish customers with a...

Google Assistant Beats Out The Competition In Understanding Accents

05/19/2017, Just because you speak English it doesn’t mean that your English sounds the same compared to the person standing next to you. This is because there are variances like the timbre in your voice, your upbringing, your gender, and of course things like race...

Amazon Launches New Fire Tablets

05/17/2017, Amazon has announced the addition of two new tablets to its Fire tablet lineup today. The new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets are now available from the online retailer. The new Fire 7 has a thinner and lighter design, comes with an improved 7 inch display,...

Alexa Notifications Support Arrives Soon

05/16/2017, Amazon is working hard to improve Alexa and establish it as a force to be reckoned with in the smart assistant category. It announced today that Alexa will soon have support for notifications which is something that will make the smart assistant more...

Amex Skill For Alexa Launched

05/14/2017, One of the good things about Amazon and its Alexa AI is that individual users and companies are more than welcome to create their own “skills” for the software. For those unfamiliar, skills are basically the things that Alexa can do, and for those who...

Ads Could Soon Be Coming To Alexa Skills

05/12/2017, If there is a reason why some users choose to pay for services like Netflix or the premium version of Spotify it is because they don’t want to deal with ads. While ads are a perfectly legitimate way of making money, it can disrupt the viewing or...

Alexa Voice Calling And Messaging Feature Launched

05/09/2017, Amazon hasn’t just announced a new Echo device today, the first ever with a display, it has also launched a couple of great features for existing Alexa-powered devices. Amazon has launched Alexa voice calling and messaging features today. This...

Amazon Echo Show Price And Specs Officially Confirmed

05/09/2017, We had been hearing reports recently that Amazon has a new Echo product in the pipeline. In was said to be the first Echo device with a touchscreen. We even saw a leaked render of this product a couple of days ago and today, the company has made the...

Amazon Echo With Display Image Leaked

05/07/2017, Amazon has gradually been increasing its Echo device lineup over the past few months. They have really proven to be popular so Amazon is cashing in on the trend. We’ve heard reports that Amazon is working on a unique Echo device that has a display....

GE Alexa Lamp Price And Availability Confirmed

05/04/2017, General Electric announced an interesting product in December last year. It’s a new circular lamp that has Alexa baked in. The company said that the product shown at that time was a prototype model and a lot of details about it were not revealed,...