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Amazon’s Alexa Could Soon Distinguish Between Voices

02/28/2017, How often have you accidentally had Siri or Google Now activate because something was said in a song, on radio, in a movie, or by someone else that sounded like the activation word? Just last month it seems that a news broadcaster had accidentally set off...

Twitch Will Soon Start Selling Games

02/27/2017, Amazon-owned Twitch is already one of the biggest game streaming services on the planet and now it’s going to make its presence felt in other areas of the gaming industry. The company has confirmed that soon it will start selling games and in-game...

Motorola And Amazon Bringing Alexa To Smartphones

02/26/2017, Alexa was everywhere earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017. We saw Amazon’s virtual digital assistant being integrated into everything from smart connected devices to home appliances. The company has now teamed up with Motorola to...

Amazon’s Alexa Now Boasts 10,000 Skills

02/24/2017, If there is a reason why Amazon’s Alexa is garnering a lot of attention is because of Amazon’s decision to open up the platform to third-party developers. This means that Alexa’s abilities are just limited to what Amazon has decided to give it, but...

Amazon Is Giving Its Customers A $8.62 Discount Today

02/22/2017, If you’re planning on doing a bit of online shopping, you might want to do it today because Amazon has announced that for one day only, they’ll be giving all of its customers (regardless of Prime membership) a $8.62 discount on their order. This...

Amazon Fire TV Stick With Alexa Arrives In UK

02/21/2017, Amazon launched a refreshed version of the Fire TV Stick in the United States in October last year. It’s only a minor update but it does bring a welcome change. There’s a button for voice control on the remote which means that Alexa is always...

Amazon Lowers Free Shipping Minimum To $35

02/20/2017, It is safe to say that Amazon is currently one of the default platforms that people choose when they do their shopping online. This is because of various perks and features that Amazon offers to its customers, as well as its wide selection. However...

Patent Suggests Amazon Will Use Parachutes To Make Drone Deliveries

02/14/2017, Amazon’s plans to eventually use drones to make package deliveries isn’t new. The idea is that the drone will fly to a customer’s house, land in front of their door or driveway, the customer picks up the package and they’re good to go. However as...

SoundHound Wants To Take On Google And Amazon In AI

01/31/2017, When it comes to AI-based voice assistants, SoundHound actually arrived before Amazon’s Alexa with their Hound platform, which based on initial testing appears to be more than capable of holding its own. However it did not quite take off the same way as...

Starbucks App Now Lets Users Order By Voice

01/30/2017, One of the features of the Starbucks app is that it allows users to place an order before they arrive at the store. This means that instead of waiting in line, you’ll be able to make your order and by the time you arrive, you’ll be good to go. But...

Amazon Will Send Your Kids Science Toys For $20 A Month

01/25/2017, If you’re hoping to cultivate interest in topics like science for your kids, then you might be interested to learn that Amazon has launched what they are calling STEM Club, which is basically a subscription service in which at $20 a month, Amazon will...