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White-hat Chinese hackers turned Alexa into a spy, briefly

WHITE-HAT CHINESE HACKERS TURNED ALEXA INTO A SPY, BRIEFLY

A team of Chinese researchers revealed this week that they were able to use a cracked Amazon Echo to exploit a series of Alexa interface...

Sonos has designed a $400 soundbar that harnesses the smarts of Amazon Alexa - I tried it, and it's worth every penny

SONOS HAS DESIGNED A $400 SOUNDBAR THAT HARNESSES THE SMARTS OF AMAZON ALEXA - I TRIED IT, AND IT'S WORTH EVERY PENNY

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

 
 
 
Get all the benefits of Alexa with better sound quality than an Echo

GET ALL THE BENEFITS OF ALEXA WITH BETTER SOUND QUALITY THAN AN ECHO

Get what Alexa has to offer without having to put up with an Echo's subpar sound. If you want everything that Amazon Alexa has to offer,...

Sonos speakers have been updated with Alexa Announcements

SONOS SPEAKERS HAVE BEEN UPDATED WITH ALEXA ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sonos recently announced that its partnership with Amazon has come to fruition once again through an update that brings additional...

 
 
 
This 'smart' coffee maker lets me control just about every aspect of the brewing process - and it's compatible with Amazon Alexa

THIS 'SMART' COFFEE MAKER LETS ME CONTROL JUST ABOUT EVERY ASPECT OF THE BREWING PROCESS - AND IT'S COMPATIBLE WITH AMAZON ALEXA

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Amazon Alex voice assistant coming to more cars via SDK

AMAZON ALEX VOICE ASSISTANT COMING TO MORE CARS VIA SDK

Amazon wants users to take Alexa with them and now offers an Alexa Auto software development kit. The online retailer announced Thursday...

 
 
 
Sonos One and Sonos Beam speakers in Canada now support Alexa Announcements

SONOS ONE AND SONOS BEAM SPEAKERS IN CANADA NOW SUPPORT ALEXA ANNOUNCEMENTS

Alexa-enabled Sonos smart speakers in Canada now support Alexa Announcements, Sonos has announced. The feature, which allows users...

Sonos smart speakers gain one more awesome Alexa skill

SONOS SMART SPEAKERS GAIN ONE MORE AWESOME ALEXA SKILL

Sonos Beam and Sonos One achieved what few other smart speakers even dared of by supporting multiple voice assistants simultaneously....

 
 
 
Amazon launches Auto SDK to bring Alexa to more cars

AMAZON LAUNCHES AUTO SDK TO BRING ALEXA TO MORE CARS

Amazon today announced an open source release of the Alexa Automotive Core SDK, or Auto SDK, to help automakers integrate Alexa voice...

Polk Audio Command Bar soundbar review: Good sound, with Alexa at your service

POLK AUDIO COMMAND BAR SOUNDBAR REVIEW: GOOD SOUND, WITH ALEXA AT YOUR SERVICE

The Polk Audio Command Bar mixes well-balanced and beefy sound (the latter courtesy of the included subwoofer) and Amazon Alexa. It...

 
 
 
Best Alexa speakers: Top Amazon Echo alternatives

BEST ALEXA SPEAKERS: TOP AMAZON ECHO ALTERNATIVES

Alexa is great, she can control all manner of smart home products, answer any questions you may have and play you music she thinks...

Bose updates its expensive QC35 II headphones with Alexa support, lots of improvements

BOSE UPDATES ITS EXPENSIVE QC35 II HEADPHONES WITH ALEXA SUPPORT, LOTS OF IMPROVEMENTS

If you've bought Bose's QC35 II headphones, then you're probably aware that the company announced a partnership with Amazon's Alexa...

 
 
 
Bose launches Amazon Alexa integration for its QuietComfort 35 II headphones

BOSE LAUNCHES AMAZON ALEXA INTEGRATION FOR ITS QUIETCOMFORT 35 II HEADPHONES

If you ask someone what noise canceling headphones are, generally, you'll get “Bose” as the answer. The Bose QuietComfort 35 are one...

At $10 each, these smart home accessories are no-brainer buys for Alexa device owners

AT $10 EACH, THESE SMART HOME ACCESSORIES ARE NO-BRAINER BUYS FOR ALEXA DEVICE OWNERS

Buy now, think later. Right now, you can grab TP-Link's Wi-Fi smart plug mini or LIFX's mini white smart bulb for just $10 at Amazon...

 
 
 
Sorry, Alexa - practically no one uses you to buy things from Amazon

SORRY, ALEXA - PRACTICALLY NO ONE USES YOU TO BUY THINGS FROM AMAZON

Researchers estimate that voice shopping is a market that's going to explode in a big way over the next couple of years, hitting more...

Ok Google, what's up with the Google Assistant's voice activation feature?

OK GOOGLE, WHAT'S UP WITH THE GOOGLE ASSISTANT'S VOICE ACTIVATION FEATURE?

It's taken Google only a little over two years to make its eponymous virtual assistant smarter than market veterans Siri, Alexa, and...

 
 
 
How Brands Are Marketing with Voice Technology

HOW BRANDS ARE MARKETING WITH VOICE TECHNOLOGY

HeikoAL / Pixabay Digital voice assistants are taking off. From Amazon's Alexa to the Google Home, it seems like it won't be long before...

Amazon Alexa will now let you know when it's learned answers to old questions

AMAZON ALEXA WILL NOW LET YOU KNOW WHEN IT'S LEARNED ANSWERS TO OLD QUESTIONS

Amazon has confirmed that a new feature is coming to Alexa devices called “Answer Update,” as reported by TechCrunch. If you ask Alexa...

 
 
 
Alexa's new ‘Answer Update' feature is Amazon's way of surfacing knowledge updates

ALEXA'S NEW ‘ANSWER UPDATE' FEATURE IS AMAZON'S WAY OF SURFACING KNOWLEDGE UPDATES

As it continues to rapidly advance its voice assistant's capabilities, Amazon today confirmed the rollout of a new feature for Alexa...

Alexa Owners: Save 20% On More Smart Home Technology

ALEXA OWNERS: SAVE 20% ON MORE SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY

If you already have an Alexa device, Amazon wants you fill your house with even more smart tech with 20% off security cameras, lighting...