Amazon’s Alexa app for PC gets a great new feature
In 2018 Amazon brought their Alexa app to PCs, allowing users, for example, to control their smart home from anywhere without being close to a smart speaker. The description of the app reads: The convenience of Alexa, now on your ...
You can now stream Apple Podcasts on Amazon Echo devices
Amazon today announced that Echo device owners can now stream more than 800,000 podcasts that are available on Apple Podcasts. After you link your Apple ID in the Alexa app, you can also pick up where you left off listening on th...
Cyber Monday: Amazon Echo Show 5 gets a price cut, now available at $50
While Echo Show 5 smart display has its downsides, Alexa voice assistant and the integration with WikiHow are two important features that make Amazon’s smart display unique. But beyond these, it’s the $89 price point t...
Great deal: LG G8 ThinQ with Snapdragon 855, OLED display and dual-camera setup for just $399
If you are looking for a smartphone that offers great value for the price you are paying, check out this deal on Amazon. You can now get the LG G8 ThinQ smartphone for just $399 ($450 discount from its original price). For $399, L...
Amazon Alexa will now remind you when to take your medicine
In an effort add more skills to Alexa, Amazon has launched a medication management feature for its digital assistant Alexa. This new feature will allow customers to set medication reminders by using their pharmacy prescription inf...
Big news: Spotify Free users can now stream music on Alexa, Sonos, and Bose speakers
Spotify today made its free service even more attractive for users in Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S. For the first time, Spotify free tier users can now stream music to smart speakers from Amazon, Sonos, and Bose. For exampl...
Amazon’s new Fire TV Blaster brings voice control to your old TV, soundbar or cable box
Amazon today announced a new product in its Fire TV lineup. The new Amazon Fire TV Blaster is a companion device to existing Fire TV devices that will add Alexa voice control to your existing TV, soundbar, cable or satellite box, ...
Dismissing your morning alarms? Introducing Alexa’s circadian-friendly light alarm
The human body is incredibly sensitive to light and dark cues. The release of hormones associated with wakefulness in relation to bright environments, and sleepiness in dark environments, is responsible for our circadian rhythm....
Study suggests personal assistants are “reaching their peak capabilities”
A study by Microsoft proves that the main reason we use digital personal assistants is to search for a quick fact. This is probably because complicated answers are unlikely to yield any relevant results, but you can’t go w...
Google accidentally bricks Home speakers same week unauthorised listening bug discovered
Software updates that accidentally brick devices are nothing new. Its an unfortunate result of the current software as a service. Google recently served an update to Google Home smart speakers which accidentally caused Google Home...