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The next skill for Amazon Echo could replace a 50-year-old home gadget

The next skill for Amazon Echo could replace a 50-year-old home gadget Yes, Amazon just re-invented the intercom, only this time it's going to be built into the Echo.Rumors surfaced last month that pointed to Amazon and Google's plans to bring home phone functionality to their smart hub assistants, the Echo and Home.

Could Amazon’s Alexa devices be getting an add-on security camera next?

Could Amazon’s Alexa devices be getting an add-on security camera next? A crawler bot from AFTVnews caught an image of what appears to be a security camera with a style suggesting Echo integration.The photograph suggests an unreleased security camera with Amazon branding.

Alexa can be the new smoking gun in criminal investigations

Alexa can be the new smoking gun in criminal investigations “I am pleased that we will have access to the data from the Defendant’s Echo device since the Defendant consented to its release,” said prosecuting attorney, Nathan Smith.“As with any case, our obligation is to investigate all of the available evidence, whether the evidence proves useful or not.

Is there an Echo in here? How Google Home compares to Amazon’s Bluetooth speaker

Is there an Echo in here? How Google Home compares to Amazon’s Bluetooth speaker The drumbeats of war again resounded when Google revealed a new speaker during its Google I/O keynote in May.More: The Google Home is fun, functional, and should only get better with time As if to highlight the inherent differences between the Home and Echo, Google’s device features a plain white body, in contrast to the Echo’s dark chassis.

You'll soon be able to just yell at your Roomba to clean your filthy home

You'll soon be able to just yell at your Roomba to clean your filthy home The connected home is finally starting to come together harmoniously, and it's all thanks to Amazon's Alexa.Just bark "Alexa, ask Roomba to begin cleaning.

RIP Siri? You can use Alexa in Amazon's app now, and it's really smart

RIP Siri? You can use Alexa in Amazon's app now, and it's really smart You can now talk to Alexa via Amazon's official shopping app.It works well and will be instantly familiar to anyone who owns an Echo device—Amazon's popular brand of A.

Lean Into the Alexa-Powered Future With $20 Off Three Amazon Echo Dots

Lean Into the Alexa-Powered Future With $20 Off Three Amazon Echo Dots Amazon’s Alexa is basically the operating system of the home, but to fully appreciate it, you need to scatter Echoes and Echo Dots around your house until they can basically hear your from anywhere.If you’re ready to fully commit, Amazon’s offering a solid discount on the already-affordable Echo Dot when you buy three, this week only.

Smart speaker jams both Alexa and Google Assistant into one hub — with a touchscreen

Smart speaker jams both Alexa and Google Assistant into one hub — with a touchscreen The home smart hub war is currently split into two camps: Google vs.Now, a third-party speaker system could give indecisive smart home owners another option: Clarity, a wireless smart hub with both Alexa and Google Assistant functionality.

Amazon makes its awesome mic system available to third-party developers

Amazon makes its awesome mic system available to third-party developers If there’s one thing Amazon’s Alexa is really good at, it’s listening.And now, Amazon wants to make that skill available to others, too.

Make your home even smarter with this limited-time Echo Dot deal

Make your home even smarter with this limited-time Echo Dot deal Love your Echo Dot?Right now you can do just that with this limited-time deal Echo Dot deal on Amazon — buy any three Echo Dots and save $20 using discount code DOT3PACK.

Amazon’s Echo now does Google better than Google itself does

Amazon’s Echo now does Google better than Google itself does If you’re an Amazon Echo user, the device’s new feature could be a big step in helping you plan your days and weeks.The smart home hub has just unveiled an even deeper integration with, of all things, Google, by introducing an integration with your G Suite calendar (not just your personal calendar).

Amazon Echo Look is basically a home selfie camera

Amazon Echo Look is basically a home selfie camera Just ask Amazon's new fashion-selfie-focused Amazon Echo Look.According to the Amazon's video, you just step back a few feet and tell Echo Look to take a full-length photo.

Amazon’s Echo Look camera will take your photo and offer you style advice

Amazon’s Echo Look camera will take your photo and offer you style advice On Wednesday, Amazon launched the Echo Look, a hands-free camera that is designed not for security, but for style.The Echo Look wraps up several features you would expect from an Alexa addition, including the ability to simply say, “Alexa, take a photo.

Amazon's New Echo Look Puts a Camera, Microphone in Your Bedroom

Amazon's New Echo Look Puts a Camera, Microphone in Your Bedroom This new product, dubbed the Echo Look, is being billed as a personal style guide for taking snapshots of your daily fashion.With Echo Look, you can take full-length photos of your daily look using just your voice.

Apple's Siri-based, Alexa-killing speaker hub could be coming soon

Apple's Siri-based, Alexa-killing speaker hub could be coming soon Amazon Echo and Google Home are duking it out for the crown as the top smart home hub in homes everywhere, making Alexa and Assistant household names — but a very familiar ringer might soon enter the competition: the OG AI assistant herself, Siri.Australian tech leaker Sonny Dickson is the latest to come forward with news about Apple's impending smart hub in a pair of tweets, claiming that work on the Siri-centric device could be close to completion.

Apple is said to be ‘finalizing’ the design of its Amazon Echo killer

Apple is said to be ‘finalizing’ the design of its Amazon Echo killer Several years after Amazon launched its Alexa digital assistant as part of its Echo home speaker, Apple is said to be moving toward the launch of its own version of the device.The claim comes from blogger Sonny Dickson, a guy who over the years has called it right with a number of Apple leaks.

Amazon wants to make Alexa sound like your human friends

Amazon wants to make Alexa sound like your human friends Or, you know, just make us more comfortable allowing a sophisticated AI system to learn just about everything there is to know about us.The new tags, which are employed through the skills' code, cover a wide range of responses previously unavailable in the app script.

Amazon's Echo Show Includes a Built-In Touch Screen

Amazon's Echo Show Includes a Built-In Touch Screen The Amazon Echo seemed like a bizarre device when it was announced, but it was just the first home of Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant.Now, Amazon is preparing to add a visual element to Alexa with the Echo Show ($229), the first Echo device with a screen.