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...
New leak reveals Amazon’s upcoming Echo subwoofer and smart plug
It looks like Amazon is planning to add more products to its Echo smart speakers lineup. We have previously reported that Amazon is planning to launch a new Echo Dot soon. However, that might not be the only thing Amazon is workin...
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...
Amazon Alexa is coming to hotels, vacation rentals, and other hospitality locations
Amazon today announced a new program called Alexa for Hospitality that will bring Alexa to hotels, vacation rentals, and other hospitality locations. Amazon is partnering with major hospitality providers including Marriott Interna...
Amazon makes it easy for OEMs to build Alexa-enabled PCs
Earlier this year, Amazon announced its plans to bring Alexa voice assistant to Windows 10 PCs. Since then several PC OEMs like Acer, Asus, Lenovo and HP have joined this program to pre-install Alexa on their Windows 10 PCs. With ...
Microsoft’s Cortana is the leading voice assistant … in enterprise
As more and more companies get into the Smart Speaker market, we are seeing voice assistants getting popular than before. While we usually utilize voice assistants at home, it looks like they are popular in the workspace as well, ...
Data from NPR and Edison Research reveals 39 million Americans use smart-speakers
A new data from NPR and Edison Research claimed that around 39 million Americans now own or use a smart-speaker. Now, one-in-six Americans (16%) owns a voice-activated smart speaker, up 128% from January 2017. The data was collec...
These Acer PCs will get Amazon Alexa starting from Q1 2018
Earlier today, we reported that Amazon is bringing its Alexa to PCs through partnerships with various Windows OEMs including Lenovo, HP, Acer and Asus. Now, Acer has detailed its plans to bring Alexa to their PCs. Alexa will be co...