Alexa or Google Home Could Help Malicious Apps To Spy & Steal Your Password

Smart assistants like Alexa or Google Home are always in the spotlight for being vulnerable to hacks/spies. And, it is quite shocking to know that it still isn’t a good option for privacy-concerned users.In a shocking report by SRLabs, it was found that Alexa and Google Home lets a malicious app to easily continue spying (or eavesdropping) even after you are done with the intended task.In other words, after you […]


Amazon Tackles The High-End Speaker Market With The Echo Studio

When it comes to smart speakers, Amazon has mostly tried to target the mass market with devices like the Echo Dot and more recently, the Echo Flex, all of which are priced $50 and below. However, if a higher-end Echo speaker was something you were after, you are in luck as Amazon has officially announced the Echo Studio.


Amazon’s Echo Flex Lets You Put Alexa In Every Room

One of the cheapest Amazon Echo speakers available was the Echo Dot. We say  “was” because during Amazon’s hardware event today, the company took the wraps off a new product called the Echo Flex, which is basically a plug-in smart speaker that lets you install Alexa in virtually every room.


Amazon’s Alexa Will Soon Be Capable Of Mimicking Celebrity Voices

Celebrity voice packs aren’t exactly new and we have seen several such examples in the past. However, for the most part, these voice packs are pretty static as they are based on pre-recorded lines. This means that they can only say what they have recorded, but Amazon is hoping to change that.


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Amazon Takes Apple On With The Echo Buds Wireless Headphones

Just yesterday we heard rumors that Amazon could be planning on launching their own set of wireless earbuds with Alexa built into them. It turns out that the rumors were true because Amazon has since officially unveiled a bunch of new Echo devices, one of which is the Echo Buds.


Amazon Wireless Earbuds With Alexa And Fitness Tracking Could Be In The Works

In the wireless earbuds market, it’s hard to deny that Apple’s AirPods are dominating. However, they are still very much just a pair of headphones that doesn’t really do that much. According to a rumor from earlier this year, Amazon could be planning on challenging the AirPods with their own wireless headphones, and now a new report seems to confirm it.


Fitbit Versa 2 Leaked With Alexa And Spotify Integration

Fitbit, known for their fitness trackers, have been steadily making the transition to smartwatches. In fact, if you’re looking for a new smartwatch, a series of newly leaked photos obtained by TizenHelp have revealed the company’s next-gen smartwatch, which will apparently be the Fitbit Versa 2.


Bose Debuts A New Portable Home Speaker System

Recently, there have been reports that Sonos could be working on a new portable speaker system that will allow users to play music through WiFi and Bluetooth. Those speakers have yet to make their debut, but it seems that Bose could have beaten them to the punch as the company has taken the wraps off their aptly named “Portable Home Speaker”.


Amazon Still Working On A Mobile Home Robot, Claims New Report

Amazon has launched all manner of hardware products over the past few years but a mobile home robot has not been one of them. There have been a few reports in the past about such a product being in development over at the company. A new report mentions that Amazon is still working on a wheeled home robot which would quite understandably feature its Alexa personal assistant as well.


Alexa Will Now Be Able To Dispense Medical Advice From The NHS

If you’ve ever wanted to look up a medical symptom or a cure online, it’s quite easy as all you’d need to search online and you’d have your answer. However, if you’re too lazy to search, you might be interested to learn that Amazon and the NHS (National Health Service) in the UK are teaming up.


Amazon Admits They Store Transcriptions Of Your Conversations With Alexa

Companies like Amazon and Google who have created smart devices like Alexa and Google Assistant speakers have long asserted that they do not listen in on your conversations, but what about keeping a record of them? While we can’t speak for Google, it seems that as far as Amazon is concerned, it turns out the company does.


KitchenAid Has A Google Assistant And Alexa Compatible Smart Oven

Earlier this year at CES 2019, KitchenAid announced a couple of smart home gadgets. One of the devices announced was a smart display and the other was a smart oven called the SmartOven+. For those who are interested in the smart oven, you’ll be pleased to learn that the device is now available for purchase, if you’re willing to spend $3,199.


Baby Confuses Her Name For Alexa Because Her Parents Use Amazon’s Alexa Too Much

When the world was introduced to smart speakers with built-in digital assistants, there were some concerns about the technology, such as how much of what we say to it is recorded, and whether or not these devices are spying on us. However, it turns out that there might be another problem we didn’t quite anticipate.


New Motorola AX Home Phone Comes With Alexa Built-In

Do you like buying products that come with Alexa built-in? Here’s another one for you. SGW Global, the company that makes Motorola-branded home phones for the global market, has today announced the first home telephone with Alexa built-in. It’s as easy to use Alexa on the new Motorola AX as it is on any other compatible smart home device.