The Amazon Alexa app is now available on Google Play in India. The app is vital to setting up Amazon’s lineup of smart speakers and it just so happens that those are launching in India too. In addition to speaker setup, the app can show you your previous searches, display the currently playing music, and set up new skills.
To beef up the functionality of the Alexa assistant in India, Amazon teamed up with local companies to create India-specific skills. These companies include NDTV, Ola Cabs, Saavn, Sportskeeda, Syska, and Time of India, among others. This means you can ask for your tech news from NDTV or current events from the Times of India with a simple voice [...]
Thinking of buying Amazon’s Alexa-powered speaker or its Kindle tablet? Look no further: Best Buy is having a one-day sale on various Amazon devices in the US, letting you save up to $90. And yes, that’s today and today only.See also: Amazon Echo commands – our guide to everything Alexa can do Amazon Echo commands – our guide to everything Alexa can do May 20, 2017
If you’re in the US and looking to buy an Amazon Echo speaker or a Kindle tablet, you’re in luck. Best Buy is having a one-day sale on devices like the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Fire Tablet, and Kindle Paperwhite, and you can save anywhere from $20 to $90. Click the links below to check them [...]
The Google Home smart assistant was released just over a year ago, and a lot has changed since then. At the time of launch, a lot of people were disappointed at its ability vs the Amazon Echo, which had already been on the market for almost 2 years. During these 2 years, hundreds of developers had already created custom voice commands to control your Amazonian hardware with your voice, which makes the Echo and extremely interesting prospect.
A year is a long time though, and Google has made a huge amount of improvements in this period. At Google I/O 2017, the company announced things like hands-free calling and visual Chromecast support which help to make the Google [...]
In case you weren’t aware (but of course you were, because you’re all good kids), Father’s Day is right around the corner. If you’re looking for something special to get your tech-savvy dad, you’ll want to pay attention.
Amazon is discounting a ton of its Echo and Kindle devices, just in time for Father’s Day. Whether you’re looking for a new voice-enabled Echo, Echo Dot, Tap, or a Kindle e-reader, there’s bound to be something on this list that suits yours and your dad’s respective fancies.Don’t miss: Amazon Echo vs Dot vs Tap: Which is right for you? March 31, 2017
All of the Echo and Kindle deals listed below begin Sunday, June 11 at 12 a.m. [...]