Amazon catches up to Cortana with voice activation, Pandora on Windows 10
As of today, it will be much faster to activate the Alexa app for Windows 10. Like Amazon Echo devices, you now just need to say “Alexa” to activate the app. You can also leave the app running in the background while...
You can now use your voice to control Apple Music through your Sonos device
Sonos today announced that you can now use your voice to control Apple Music through your Sonos device. This feature will work with various Sonos devices including Sonos One, Beam, or Echo device. To use this feature, you need to ...
Amazon’s Alexa goes after Microsoft’s business with greater focus on enterprise
Amazon has announced Alexa for Business. The digital assistant will soon enable businesses to create voice apps, thanks to Alexa Blueprint template. The best part is businesses don’t have to hire a programmer to create such...
Jabra launches Elite 85h headphones with support for Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant
Jabra has announced their latest Elite 85h Headphones at the CES 2019 in Las Vegas. The new headphones come with premium sound experience as well as support most of the voice assistants like Google Assistant and Siri. Jabra called...
Smart Speaker IQ test of Cortana, Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant shows most are smarter than ever
Loup Ventures have published the results of their semi-annual IQ test of digital assistants/ smart speakers, using a battery of 800 typical questions, and have found the speakers continue to get smarter and smarter. The analysts c...
More information on replacing Cortana on Windows 10 19H1 leaks
We reported recently that Microsoft appears to be working to make it possible to replace Cortana with another voice assistant in the next version of Windows 10 19H1, and speculated that these applications would need to have Above ...
After knocking in the nails, in latest move Microsoft starts lowering the Cortana coffin
We know that, like Windows Phone, Microsoft has more or less given up on Cortana, but the latest rumour makes the extent of the abandonment of Microsoft’s homegrown digital assistant clear. We already know Microsoft plans t...