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Amazon Acknowledges Alexa’s Creepy Laughing Issue

03/07/2018, If you can’t quite figure out where the creepy laughing sound is coming from in your home don’t be quick to call the Ghostbusters, maybe check your Alexa-enabled device first. Countless reports have surfaced on social media recently of Alexa...

Dyson’s Latest Fans Will Purify The Air Without Blowing At You

03/06/2018, Unlike most stand or desktop fans, one of the features that sets Dyson’s offerings apart from the competition is that they come with a built-in air purifier. However the downside is that the fan and purifier are activated at the same time, which means...

Alexa Now Lets You Stream Music From Deezer

03/06/2018, Alexa continues to get support for more digital services so that the personal assistant can appeal to more people. It’s already capable of streaming music from a wide variety of music streaming services and if this particular service was the one you...


Amazon Wants To Turn Alexa Into A Real-Time Language Translator

03/01/2018, Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant is already capable of translating words and phrases but Amazon reportedly wants it to do much more than that. According to a new report, the company wants to turn Alexa into a real-time universal language translator....

Canary’s Home Security System Now Works With Alexa

02/13/2018, These days it’s become increasingly common to find more connected household objects work with digital assistant systems like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home. The good news is that if you are using Canary’s home security system, you’ll be interested...

Vizio SmartCast TVs Get Support For Alexa Voice Controls

02/13/2018, The list of devices that you can control by giving voice commands to Amazon’s Alexa assistant keeps on growing. Vizio has announced today that it has introduced the Vizio SmartCast skill for Alexa which will allow owners of its 2017 and 2016...

Amazon Developing AI Chip To Improve Alexa’s Response Speed

02/12/2018, There’s a lot that digital assistants like Alexa can do for you these days even if they’re not doing the bulk of the data processing on the device itself. In the absence of a dedicated artificial intelligence chip, the data processing is done...

Alexa Can Now Build Amazon Music Playlists For Users

02/08/2018, Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant can do many things. More recently we’ve seen how Amazon has updated it to allow it to send SMS, and also how celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay can now exist on Alexa where he will “critique” your food (basically he just...

Gordon Ramsay Alexa Skill Critiques Your Cooking

02/08/2018, British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is best known for the rather colorful language that he uses to critique foods on the many TV shows that he does. What if you don’t want to go on a TV show but want your food judged by a man whose restaurants have...

HP’s Printers Now Support Voice Controlled Printing

02/05/2018, It seems that voice controlled gadgets are becoming a big thing, what with CES 2018 featuring a ton of voice controlled devices, ranging from speakers, to headphones, to smart home appliances, and so on. However if there was one gadget in the home that...

Amazon’s 2018 Super Bowl Ad Won’t Wake Up Your Echo Device

02/04/2018, You don’t have to worry about your Alexa-powered speaker being woken up when Amazon’s 2018 Super Bowl ad comes on. Amazon has already released its 90-second ad that features the CEO Jeff Bezos himself alongside celebrities like Anthony...

Alexa Can Send SMS Messages Now

01/31/2018, Amazon continues to expand the functionality of its Alexa digital personal assistant. The company has confirmed that its assistant is now capable of allowing users to send SMS messages to their contacts with just voice commands. They simply need to ask...

Amazon Doesn’t Think Ads Have A Place On Alexa

01/29/2018, In this digital day and age, advertising is one of the standard ways that companies can make money, whether it be running a website, operating a YouTube channel, managing an account on Instagram, playing games, and so on. This is why we’re actually...