Apple Music coming to Amazon Echo devices next month
Amazon today announced that Apple Music support is coming to Echo devices next month. With this support, Apple Music subscribers can enjoy 50 million songs on Echo devices. They can ask Alexa to play their favorite songs, artists,...
Xbox One’s November update releases today; features keyboard and mouse support and Amazon Music
by Lewis White
Xbox One’s November update has begun rolling out to users worldwide. As far as updates go, this month’s is rather substantial and introduces some long-requested features for the console. Firstly, November 2018’s ...
Amazon is rolling out Whisper Mode for Alexa users in the US
Amazon is rolling out a new update for Alexa users in the US which brings the new Whisper Mode to the smart speaker. The new feature will allow users to whisper into Alexa and get responses back as whispers from the speaker. The n...
October 2018 Xbox Update rolling today with Alexa integration, new Avatars experience and more
Microsoft today announced the roll out of the October 2018 Xbox Update. This update comes with several new improvements like updated Avatars experience, Alexa integration, support for Dolby Vision video streaming and more. Read ab...
Xbox Insiders get voice command support with Cortana and Alexa
The Kinect may be dead, but Microsoft is bringing new ways for you to use voice commands on Xbox One. The company revealed today that Xbox Insiders will be the first group of people to test the console’s lastest Cortana and ...
Cortana looks like it belongs on the Amazon Echo Spot
After an interminable wait, yesterday Microsoft and Amazon finally released their Cortana/Alexa gateway, allowing users to access Alexa from their PC and Cortana from their Amazon Echo. The feature would work by using the keywords...
Public preview of Cortana and Alexa integration now available in the US
In August 2017 Microsoft and Amazon announced that the Amazon Alexa voice assistant will soon offer a Cortana skill, allowing Echo owners to access information which is only available via Microsoft’s own voice assistant serv...
Amazon Alexa users aren’t using Alexa to shop on Amazon
Amazon’s Echo devices have been billed as its incursion into our homes. The thinking was that Amazon would ensnare users with this device who would integrate them into their lives and then naturally use them to shop for pr...
Cortana delivers an embarrassing result in Digital Assistant IQ test
Microsoft’s home-grown digital assistant has delivered an embarrassing result in an independent test of its IQ. When compared against other leading digital assistants in a battery of 800 questions by Loop Ventures they found...
Amazon’s new feature brings hands-free Alexa experience for Fire tablets
Amazon today announced new feature called Show Mode that brings the hands-free Alexa experience for Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 tablets. Amazon has basically packaged the Echo Show software experience as a new feature for Fire tablet...