Fast talker: Alexa may offer speedier answers with Amazon-made AI chips

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 49 Share this story Amazon wants to cut the lag time between your asking Alexa a question and the virtual assistant giving you an answer.…


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Logitech’s Circle 2 is a modular home surveillance tool with Alexa and HomeKit support

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Spread the loveTweet A few weeks ago, I sat down with Logitech to talk about the wired and wireless versions of the Circle 2: a modular home surveillance camera, with four…


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Amazon allows Echo call-blocking a month after it should have

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Spread the loveTweet Until now, if an Amazon user had your phone number and the Alexa mobile app, you couldn’t stop them from calling you, recording a voice message or…


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Amazon introduces a way for any TV provider or streaming service to build Alexa-powered video apps

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Spread the loveTweet Alexa can already control your Fire TV to help you launch Netflix or find your favorite show, among other things, but today Amazon is announcing a new…


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Why Apple’s HomePod won’t just collect dust on your shelf

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Spread the loveTweet Apple brought its smart speaker into the world with a shoddy name and an unconventional pitch, but anyone brash enough to cast the device to the side…


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Apple’s Siri-controlled smart speaker could be revealed at WWDC next week

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / $159/£159 Apple AirPods. reader comments 13 Share this story Ahead of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference next week, a report from Bloomberg suggest the company could…


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The Surprising Repercussions of Making AI Assistants Sound Human

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Spread the loveTweet Ask Alexa about the weather, and it’ll tell you it’s sunny and 75 in a pleasant monotone. Prompt it to tell you a joke, and it’ll offer…


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Amazon Echo Show: Alexa-powered touchscreen speaker launches June 28

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 21 Share this story Update: Amazon has officially announced the Echo Show, a new version of its Echo speaker that features a seven-inch touchscreen and voice assistant Alexa.…


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Amazon enables free calls and messages on all Echo devices with Alexa Calling

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Spread the loveTweet Amazon may have flopped with the Fire Phone, but don’t count it out of the telephony game just yet. Alongside Amazon unveiling its newest Echo device earlier today —…


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Amazon’s ‘Echo Show’ Gives Alexa the Touchscreen It Needed

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Spread the loveTweet The Amazon Echo is a stupendously powerful device. It can control your lights, play Ed Sheeran jams, keep a to-do list, check the weather, order pizza, tell…


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