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Alexa gets a Sims 4 integration, while Sims get an off-brand in-game Alexa

ALEXA GETS A SIMS 4 INTEGRATION, WHILE SIMS GET AN OFF-BRAND IN-GAME ALEXA

Approximately one in five Sims under my care will die in a kitchen fire. Those who survive will face an even bigger threat: smart speakers....

Microsoft Wants To Turn Cortana Into An Alexa Skill

MICROSOFT WANTS TO TURN CORTANA INTO AN ALEXA SKILL

Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant has been around for much longer than Amazon's Alexa has, but yet Alexa has quickly dominated...

 
 
 
Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Expecting Baby No. 2

ALEXA AND CARLOS PENAVEGA EXPECTING BABY NO. 2

The PenaVega crew is about to be a party of four! On Thursday afternoon, Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega had a big announcement...

Finally, Amazon Echo developers can build robotic bears that twerk to music

FINALLY, AMAZON ECHO DEVELOPERS CAN BUILD ROBOTIC BEARS THAT TWERK TO MUSIC

Amazon's new MusicData Interface - a part of the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit - enables developers to build bears that twerk to the beat of...

 
 
 
This just in: Alexa can now deliver the news like a professional newscaster

THIS JUST IN: ALEXA CAN NOW DELIVER THE NEWS LIKE A PROFESSIONAL NEWSCASTER

The Amazon Alexa team has given Alexa a newscaster voice that improves the way she delivers the news and reads Wikipedia articles,...

Alexa can now read the news in professional newscaster style

ALEXA CAN NOW READ THE NEWS IN PROFESSIONAL NEWSCASTER STYLE

Amazon's Alexa voice-activated will now be able to read your flash briefing news in a professional newscaster's voice. Alexa will emphasize...

 
 
 
Amazon Alexa gets a fresh voice for reading the news

AMAZON ALEXA GETS A FRESH VOICE FOR READING THE NEWS

Starting today, when you ask Alexa on your Amazon Echo speaker “what's the latest?”, you may notice its voice sounds different - or...

Amazon bundles an Alexa Voice Remote with its latest Fire TV Stick

AMAZON BUNDLES AN ALEXA VOICE REMOTE WITH ITS LATEST FIRE TV STICK

Same dongle, different dingle

 
 
 
Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote review: The best media player under £40?

AMAZON FIRE TV STICK WITH ALEXA VOICE REMOTE REVIEW: THE BEST MEDIA PLAYER UNDER £40?

Video streaming dongles have been successful over the last few years partly because they provide a cheap and cheerful way to turn a...

Amazon Alexa, The Sims 4 collide in new skill, in-game assistant

AMAZON ALEXA, THE SIMS 4 COLLIDE IN NEW SKILL, IN-GAME ASSISTANT

It seems that Amazon has found a new niche market for Alexa that goes beyond smart home automation. Last October, it collaborated with...

 
 
 
Alexa-enabled Polk Command Bar now works in multi-room with Echo devices

ALEXA-ENABLED POLK COMMAND BAR NOW WORKS IN MULTI-ROOM WITH ECHO DEVICES

The Polk Command Bar turned heads last summer, squeezing Amazon's Alexa assistant into a soundbar that appeared to have an Echo Dot...

Amazon upgrades its Fire TV Stick with the new Alexa Voice Remote

AMAZON UPGRADES ITS FIRE TV STICK WITH THE NEW ALEXA VOICE REMOTE

Amazon is giving its Fire TV Stick an upgrade. The company announced today it will now ship the Fire TV Stick with the new version...

 
 
 
Amazon brings Fire TV Stick with Alexa remote to Canada for $49.99

AMAZON BRINGS FIRE TV STICK WITH ALEXA REMOTE TO CANADA FOR $49.99

Amazon's basic Fire TV Stick streaming device is relaunching in Canada alongside the company's Alexa voice-remote. The remote brings...

CES 2019: Smart doorbells ring in the New Year

CES 2019: SMART DOORBELLS RING IN THE NEW YEAR

This year at CES, there's a not-so-subtle trend that I'm noticing while walking the show floor in the Smart Home arena. Yes, Google...

 
 
 
In 2016 Bezos Said the Echo Was Harder to Hack Than Phones - Do His Reported Sexts Prove It?

IN 2016 BEZOS SAID THE ECHO WAS HARDER TO HACK THAN PHONES - DO HIS REPORTED SEXTS PROVE IT?

The National Enquirer didn't have Amazon's Alexa track Jeff Bezos in their four-month investigation into his apparent extra-marital...

Alexa already has your home, now she wants your car

ALEXA ALREADY HAS YOUR HOME, NOW SHE WANTS YOUR CAR

A trend quickly developing at CES 2019 is the entry of Amazon Alexa into the car, with numerous announcements linking the digital assistant...

 
 
 
Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant announced alongside Smart Tab with Amazon Alexa

LENOVO SMART CLOCK WITH GOOGLE ASSISTANT ANNOUNCED ALONGSIDE SMART TAB WITH AMAZON ALEXA

Today at CES 2019 , Lenovo introduced two new products that include the leading digital assistants: Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. First...

The new Lenovo Smart Tabs double as Android tablets and Alexa smart displays

THE NEW LENOVO SMART TABS DOUBLE AS ANDROID TABLETS AND ALEXA SMART DISPLAYS

Here's a question for you: when is a tablet no longer a tablet? When it's docked into a speaker and transforms into a Smart Display. The...

 
 
 
Google Assistant is coming to Sonos One and Sonos Beam, older speaker models too

GOOGLE ASSISTANT IS COMING TO SONOS ONE AND SONOS BEAM, OLDER SPEAKER MODELS TOO

Amazon and Google continue to put their virtual assistants - Alexa and Assistant on everything that supports the ecosystems, including...

Your love compatibility this 2019

YOUR LOVE COMPATIBILITY THIS 2019

Your love compatibility this 2019 - words Alexa Wang The New Year is upon us, and it's imperative for you to set new goals. These goals...