Tag: Alexa

Alexa Announcements now on Sonos One and Beam

Amazon introduced Alexa Announcements a few months ago, turning your smart speakers into a home announcement system for those who have multiple rooms and...

Alexa to let you know if it learns a new answer

How many times has someone told you “I’ll get back to you about that” and then they never ever get back to you? Well....

Alexa Away Mode pretends you’re home with goofy conversations

If you can’t afford a security system yet for your house but you have an Alexa-powered smart speaker, it can now somewhat function as...

Google Assistant tops new Digital Assistant IQ test

The competition to become the best digital voice assistant has been heating up as more people are now telling their phones to do stuff...

Alexa brings choose-your-own-adventure game with Westworld: Maze

Fans of the hit HBO show Westworld will now get a chance to be part of the narrative of the mind-bending series. Well, at...

Tasker’s AutoVoice plugin gains Smart Home feature with Amazon Echo

AutoVoice is one of the most powerful plugins for Tasker, and developer Joao Dias is continuing to build up the app’s capabilities. Around a...

Researchers say smart speakers can hear “secret audio instructions”

A lot of households are now getting in on the smart speaker train, whether it’s Amazon Echo or Google Home devices, Alexa or Google...

Pixel 2 devices can now have Alexa as default voice assistant

If you’re using a Google device but you’re still not sold on the whole Google Assistant system, the good news is that you actually...

Amazon working on making Alexa Skills access easier, better

Amazon’s digital assistant, Alexa, is already leaps ahead than its competitors, particularly when it comes to third-party partnerships given the company’s retail background. However,...

Amazon FreeTime on Alexa ready for kids and parents too

Alexa may not be your best friend right now but parents, it can be now that a new related experience has been designed for...

Chris is your newest smart driving companion

Navigation apps and smart voice assistants are no doubt helpful to drivers going to new or unknown destinations. Now that vehicles are getting smarter...

Amazon lets you create customized skills with Alexa Skills Blueprints

If your household is a huge fan of Alexa and you have several Echo devices lying around, then Amazon wants you to use them...