Amazon Alexa targets 500 million users with Hindi language support
Less than 10% of total population in India speak English language. Until now, Amazon Alexa only supported English language in India. In order to make Alexa accessible for 500 million Hindi speaking people, Amazon today announced t...
Microsoft refuses to budge, says humans will still be able to transcribe audio
The last couple of months have been difficult for Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft as they have been under the radar for breaching user privacy. The reports first came surrounding Google recording everything a user says even th...
How home automation can help you with daily tasks
by Xian He
A few months ago, I injured my back while moving apartments. Since I live alone, not only did I have to adjust how to walk or sleep as to avoid pain, but also how to carry out day-to-day tasks around the rooms. For example, gettin...
The Amazon Alexa will soon be able to tell you if you’re dying
Starting this week, those in the UK with an Amazon Alexa will be able to ask their device to search the official NHS website for health and medical advice. Your Alexa won’t actually be capable of diagnosing you with anything...
Amazon Alexa will soon support Spanish language in the US
Amazon today announced that its digital assistant Alexa will soon support Spanish language in the US. Amazon is now inviting developers to start building skills for Spanish-speaking customers in the US using the Alexa Skills Kit (...
Microsoft to release Surface Buds to compete with Amazon and Apple
by Greg Jordan
After launching the brand new Surface Headphones last year, Microsoft is reportedly working to bring a pair of Surface branded ear buds to the market sometime this year. Just days after it was reported that Amazon is developing Al...
Amazon to take on Apple’s Airpods, readying Alexa-powered wireless earbuds
Amazon is reportedly planning to add a new device category to its product portfolio. The e-commerce giant is all set to release new AirPods-like wireless earbuds that will be powered by its digital assistant Alexa. The new pair of...
Alexa gets more conversational this Christmas
Amazon is experimenting with a new way of playing music with Alexa in an update to be released today, With these updates, users will be able to engage the Alexa smart assistant in conversation in order to find the right playlist....
Amazon Alexa app now available for download from Microsoft Store
Amazon has finally released its Alexa voice assistant app in Microsoft Store. With Alexa app, you can check your calendar, create lists, play music, ask questions, read the news and more. You can also use your voice to control you...
Amazon announces the all new Echo Plus at their annual event
At their event today, Amazon announced the new Echo Plus along with the Echo Dot. The new Echo Plus comes with a beautiful fabric-covered design. Amazon has improved the sound which means more bass and clearer sound. The Amazon Ec...