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Amazon Introduces Features To Make Alexa More Human

04/29/2017, As much as we try to give our AI human-sounding names, due to the way AIs are programmed to speak, it is pretty obvious when you hear it. However Amazon is looking to change that by introducing SSML support for Alexa. This will allow developers to...

Apple’s Echo Competitor Will Reportedly Look Like A Mac Pro

04/28/2017, Following the success of the Amazon Echo, we started hearing rumors that companies such as Apple and Google could follow suit. Google indeed did launch their own take in the form of the Google Home, but Apple’s version has yet to surface. We have heard...

Amazon Echo With Display Might Arrive Next Month

04/27/2017, Amazon launched its first Echo device over a year ago and since then they have proven to be quite popular. The company has expanded the Echo lineup by adding multiple devices that further its hardware agenda. Just yesterday, Amazon announced a new product...

Amazon Launches ‘Style Assistant’ Echo Look Camera

04/26/2017, Amazon is expanding its lineup of Echo hardware with a new product today that it calls a “style assistant.” It’s called the Echo Look and it’s a camera that can help you catalog your outfits. It can even rate your daily look based...

Amazon Reportedly Interested In Self-Driving Tech As Well

04/25/2017, While it is pretty obvious that Alphabet is interested in self-driving technology, we have also heard rumors that Apple could be interested in the technology as well. In fact recently Apple was granted a permit by the California DMV that would allow them...

Logitech Releases Alexa-Ready Beta Apps For UE Boom & Megaboom

04/24/2017, Thanks to Amazon making Alexa open to third-party companies, we’re seeing more instances where Alexa is integrated into devices and apps. Logitech has been slowly introducing those integration into its products, like with the Logitech Harmony, and now...

Amazon Wants To Be Your One-Stop Shop For Subscriptions

04/24/2017, Just like how we’re seeing Facebook trying to make themselves the one-stop shop for all your social and entertainment needs, Amazon is trying to do the same in terms of retail. The company has recently announced a new service call “Subscribe with...

Samsung And Amazon Announce Their Own HDR10 Standard

04/24/2017, If you thought that the two different HDR (High Dynamic Range) – Dolby Vision and HDR10 – were confusing enough, allow Samsung and Amazon to confuse you even further. The two companies have launched their very own HDR10+ standard. It’s...

Alexa Will Now Work With Google’s G Suite Calendar

04/20/2017, Amazon’s Alexa can work with multiple calendar platforms, whether it be Outlook or Office 365 (just to name a few), but if you don’t use these calendars and instead are using Google’s G Suite calendar, you’ll be pleased to learn that Alexa will...

Amazon Echo’s Voice Recognition Technology Open To Third-Parties

04/13/2017, Alexa, the artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant, that powers devices like the Echo has already been made available by Amazon to third-parties. That’s why we saw Alexa in so many different products at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017...

Amazon Will Be Streaming This Year’s NFL Thursday Night Games

04/04/2017, Thanks to technology and faster internet speeds, the way we consume media has changed and in some regards, we no longer have to rely on more traditional mediums. For example we can tune into radio from our phones, we can watch movies on our computers, we...

Amazon Will Soon Begin Refunding In-App Purchases Made By Children

04/04/2017, Back in 2016, Amazon was found guilty of illegally billing parents for in-app purchases accidentally made by their children. Unsurprisingly Amazon decided to appeal the decision, but interestingly enough the company appears to have changed their mind and...

Amazon Cash Lets You Shop Online Without A Bank Card

04/03/2017, Would you like to shop online at Amazon.com but don’t want to use a bank card? Maybe you don’t have one and must buy something from Amazon and you can’t wait for your card to arrive. There was no way to pay for online purchases on Amazon...