Tag Archives: Alexa

Amazon’s Latest Super-Cool Alexa Gadgets: Here’s All You Need To Know

There’s a pattern to the Fall in the world of technology, as predictable as when the leaves will gently tumble from the trees. After the change of seasons is heralded by the big technology showcase in Berlin, called IFA, it’s Apple’s turn to reveal its latest iPhones in early September. Then Amazon has its own shindig, followed by Google’s Pixel reveal (coming early next month). And then there could ... Read More »

Apple Music is now playing on Amazon Echo speakers with Alexa

At the end of November Amazon announced that Apple Music would soon be supported by its Echo smart speakers with the Alexa virtual assistant built-in. Today the integration has finally gone live, around two weeks after the initial reveal. The rollout has started in the US through the Alexa app on Android and iOS. Over there you can connect your ... Read More »

Cleartrip on Alexa Integration, Building Apps for Voice, and the Smart Speakers Scene in India

Amazon’s Alexa-powered Echo smart speakers launched in India in October last year, and its main rival, the Google Home, only launched in India last week. Developers can integrate the Echo speakers with their applications to enable voice-based use cases and since their launch, Amazon has been trying to get more and more Indian services on board, and the latest to do so is Cleartrip. ... Read More »

How to Use Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant From a Computer

igital assistant apps of all kinds are on the rise, but you don’t necessarily need to invest in a smart speaker to start chatting to one: with a little know-how you can get Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant up and running on your computer. Here’s what you need to do. If you suddenly find yourself taken with the idea of ... Read More »

Logitech adds Amazon’s Alexa skills to its ZeroTouch voice-control smartphone mount

ogitech has announced a new version of the app for its ZeroTouch Android smartphone mounts (there is no iPhone version) that incorporates Amazon’s Alexa voice-controlled digital assistant. Once ZeroTouch owners install the new app, they’ll gain a raft of new features, including the ability to control any Alexa-compatible device in their smart home, even if they don’t own an Amazon ... Read More »

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote review: A peppier processor makes this streamer worthwhile

Picking the best low-cost media streamer just got a lot more complicated. AT A GLANCE Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote (2016) TECHHIVE RATING $39.99 MSRP $39.99 VIEW on Amazon The new Fire TV Stick combines good-enough performance with powerful voice controls and a smart user interface. COMMENTS Jared Newman | @onejarednewman TechHive Nov 11, 2016 3:00 AM ... Read More »

New crowdfunding marketing campaign wants to deliver Amazon’s Alexa to smartwatches

Amazon hasn’t announced any plans to make its own smartwatch, but a brand new Indiegogo campaign is promising the following–exceptional factor. CoWatch claims to be the ”global’s first Amazon Alexa integrated smartwatch.” similar to the Amazon Echolinked speaker, CoWatch will tap into Amazon’s voice services for controlling smart home gadgets, ordering rides from Uber, including matters for your purchasing list, ... Read More »