Ford is baking Alexa into more vehicle dashboards, part of its new Power-Up OTA updates that will see some drivers get three years of free cellular data with which to interact with Amazon’s assistant. The new feature builds on Ford’s existing Alexa support as part of its SYNC infotainment platform. Indeed, Ford has been offering some sort of Alexa integration … Continue reading
Hrrmmm. Your Amazon virtual assistant, talk like Baby Yoda you can make. Yes, hrrmmm.
Alexa von Tobel, co-founder and managing partner of Inspired Capital, will be joining TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 taking place September 21-23 to help judge the startups competing in Startup Battlefield. NOTE: Applications are now open to don’t hesitate to throw your hat in the ring here! Prior to Inspired Capital, Alexa founded LearnVest in 2008 with […]
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Your Amazon Alexa smart speaker is jam-packed with features, many of which are lesser-known but incredibly useful.
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You might want to place a moratorium on using Alexa’s ‘skills’ until Amazon can sort out some gaping privacy holes in its third-party access. According to a study published today by a team of researchers from North Carolina State University, your personal data – including, potentially, your banking information and contact lists – could be at risk if you’ve installed any third-party skills from the Alexa skills marketplace. First things first: Skills are Alexa’s versions of apps. They’re useful for everything from controlling third-party hardware gadgets such as smart lights or smart thermostats to logging in to your bank account using… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Security,Amazon
Sure, you can add items to your shopping list, check the weather, and get random trivia. Now let's take your Echo to the next level.
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Ring Video Doorbell customers are getting a variety of new capabilities in the form of Smart Responses, including Alexa Greetings, Motion Warnings, and Quick Replies. With these features, users can have Alexa greet visitors, get more information about why they’re visiting, offer directions for delivery services, and more. The most useful of the three new features is Alexa Greetings, but … Continue reading
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From storytelling games to trivia to games for kids, these are some of the best games to make Alexa more fun.
Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images “Alexa, play the Queen’s Christmas Day message” will soon be a thing — even if you don’t live in the UK. Starting December 25th at 3PM GMT (or 10AM ET, 7AM PT), that phrase will deliver the Queen’s traditional Christmas Day broadcast, according to The Guardian. If you’re curious what the Queen’s message might contain, you can check out transcripts of all her previous Christmas Broadcasts (going back to 1952!) at The Royal Household’s website. No doubt this one will spend some time on the COVID-19 pandemic, whose latest variant is currently forcing London to impose its harshest lockdown yet, but perhaps it’ll be a bit of an escape from the harsh reality, too. Amazon seems to think it might be: “After a challenging year, millions of... Continue reading…
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The new addition to Amazon's personal assistant is "very nice."
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Amazon announced quite a handful of new products today, including some from its Ring subsidiary, but it isn’t just bringing new hardware to its customers. The e-commerce giant also announced upgrades to the hands-free experience that powers many of its devices, giving the AI-powered Alexa more skills and more brains. Going beyond that, however, Amazon is also trying to address … Continue reading
Amazon introduces a bunch of new gadgets and services to help with voice conferencing, home security and video streaming.
The sale, which usually takes place in July, was delayed amid the pandemic.