Tag: Alexa

Amazon Music can now let Alexa give you a Song ID

When you’re listening through music streaming services, especially if you have a random playlist playing, you won’t always know the title or artist of...

Pocket Casts now available as an Alexa skill

Podcasts seem to not be a fad anymore but a part of people’s daily media consumption already. And so having podcast apps that are...

You can now publish publicly your own Alexa Skills

When Amazon introduced the Alexa Skill Blueprints last year, it was an opportunity for those who didn’t have any programming skills to create their...

Choose Your Own Adventure now available as an Alexa skill

Despite its ongoing lawsuit with Netflix over the unlicensed use of the “Choose Your Own Adventure” trademark, publisher ChooseCo probably owes a lot to...

Alexa now has context-based delivery style, more natural voice

Amazon is continually trying to evolve its Alexa digital assistant, particularly in the way it responds to our queries and commands as well as...

iOttie Easy One Touch Connect brings Alexa to your car mount

If your car doesn’t have a built-in smart platform just yet, you’ll still be able to use your smartphone safely and have access to...
Amazon Echo Alexa smart home devices

Secure your smart home devices, Alexa and Chromecast can be tricked

How secure is your smart home assistant? Maybe not so much as shared by Pen Test Partners, a firm that prides itself in testing...

Google Assistant still top of Smart Speaker IQ test

Loup Ventures likes to put digital assistants and smart speakers to the test in order to annually assess how Artificial Intelligence and these supposedly...

Archos to introduce Mate smart displays with Alexa at CES

Christmas is a day over but OEMs are still hoping you have some room in your wallet for their new devices. The upcoming Consumer...

Alexa update brings location-based routines and reminders

Last September, Amazon announced that its Alexa-supported devices will soon be getting new features, including location-based routines and reminders. It took them a while...

Alexa’s Amazon Music update brings more voice controls

While you probably will never run out of music to listen to, no matter what streaming service you prefer, sometimes it’s hard to actually...

Alexa drop-in calls now supported on Fire HD tablets

The Drop-In and Announcement features of Alexa are pretty useful especially if you do a lot of back and forth calling between family members...