Tag: Alexa

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...

Best Buy to release Fire TV editions by Insignia, Toshiba

The race to be the Smart TV platform of choice is still ongoing, and now Amazon’s Fire TV is trying to get up the...

Amazon Alexa now lets you make announcements on your Echo devices

If you have several Amazon Echo devices lying around your house and you want to save time calling everyone down to dinner, this new...
Alexa hands-free

Alexa hands-free support added to Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire 7

Alexa has been busy a lot these days. Ever since its debut over four years ago, Alexa hasn't slowed down any bit. It was...

Alexa Routines can now play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, etc

If you’re using Alexa powered devices, then you must have already started using Routines by now. It lets you automate a series of actions...

Ecobee Switch+ delivers voice control to every room in a smart home

The name Ecobee is slowly becoming a household name when it comes to the smart home category. We've featured a number of Ecobee products...