· Amazon's VP of Alexa, Steve Rabuchin, has confirmed that yes, there really are 10,000 Amazon employees working on Alexa and Echo.
· Those employees are focused on everything from machine.. Business Insider - Published
It won’t be an exaggeration to say that of all the features that Google’s Android Q release is expected to come with, ‘Dark Mode’ is easily the one that people are looking forward to the most... BGR India - Published
The retail industry is predicted to change because Voice assistants software.
This includes Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant, Apple's Siri, and Microsoft's Cortana.
There is interest in using voice..
Keep your other smart devices, ya filthy animal. Google Assistant teamed up with Macaulay Culkin to recreate some of his most iconic scenes from Home Alone, 28 years after the film's original release...
Macaulay Culkin Recreates 'Home Alone' in New Ad for Google Google Assistant has released a new holiday ad inspired by the actor's classic 1990 holiday film. It follows the same plot as the movie, with..
Abode, not to be confused with Adobe, is today taking the wraps off its new second generation smart home gateway. The Gen 2 device acts as a central hub between all your Z-Wave Plus, Zigbee, and.. The Verge - Published
Remember Shortcuts? A mere seven months ago it seemed transformational and game-changing; an app boasting the power to strengthen Siri so it could hold its own against Alexa and Google Assistant. Nay,.. Macworld - Published
Remember the time where Microsoft Cortana, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple Siri were considered as the top competitors in the world of virtual digital assistants. Well, that may no longer be.. BGR India - Published Also reported by •The Verge
As a more compact Google Assistant is rolling out, the latest Google app beta suggests that more features are in development. Version 9.5 reveals that a dark mode is in the works for Assistant, as well.. 9to5Google - Published
Google this week debuted a slew of new capabilities for Google Assistant at CES in Las Vegas. The new Connect platform lets device manufacturers incorporate Assistant into their products easily and.. MacNewsWorld - Published Also reported by •TechNewsWorld
· *Voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant, Apple's Siri, and Microsoft's Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in the years to come... Business Insider - Published
As a leak of Android Q confirmed earlier this week, dark modes will play an important role in the next version of the mobile operating system. Google has been revamping apps in recent weeks to feature.. 9to5Google - Published
If you want to improve on your television’s built-in speakers, which are likely to be terrible, there are a lot of ways to do it. The Sonos Beam soundbar is one of them, and starting today (until.. The Verge - Published
At CES 2019, Google kicked off the year with a slew of Assistant announcements like handling flight check-ins and hotel bookings. Google Assistant is now rolling out a revamped phone interface that.. 9to5Google - Published
With CES 2019 now in the rear-view, we’re reflecting on the innovations that were on display, including new ways to interact with the Google Assistant. One of these, the Lenovo Smart Clock, may hold.. 9to5Google - Published
Ikea and Sonos released a teaser video today revealing that their collaborative line of Symfonisk smart speakers will launch this August, as spotted by Variety. The partnership, first announced in.. The Verge - Published
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says Cortana should become a "skill for anybody who’s a Microsoft 365 subscriber."
The post Microsoft Says Cortana Won’t Compete With Alexa and Google Assistant.. ExtremeTech - Published Also reported by •TechRadar •betanews
Spotify is planning to release an in-car music player with voice controls later this year, anonymous sources told The Financial Times. Spotify has previously teased this type of product with pop-up.. The Verge - Published
There are a number of Google Home Essentials that we want to uncover and build as we delve into the power of the Google Assistant and its services over time. And that includes the growing library of.. 9to5Google - Published
Looking for a better way to automate your home? Take advantage of everything that Google Assistant has to offer with this booming Onkyo smart speaker sound system, offered to readers of Geek for.. geek.com - Published
· Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says that it no longer sees its Cortana smart assistant as a competitor to Amazon's Alexa.
· Instead, Nadella says that he wants Cortana to be thought of as a skill,.. Business Insider - Published
Bose’s QuietComfort 35 Series II are just over $80 off of their usual $349 price today for anyone who makes a free Rakuten account. Even without the discount applied, the online storefront already.. The Verge - Published
NPR is turning its popular game show program “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” into a voice application for smart speakers, including both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant-powered devices. The new.. TechCrunch - Published
Amazon offers the Belkin Wemo Wireless Dimmer Switch for *$49.99 shipped*. Also at Best Buy for $1 more. Regularly $60 or more, today’s deal is a match of our previous mention and the best we can.. 9to5Toys - Published
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· Siri Shortcuts was introduced with Apple's iOS 12.
· The Shortcuts app allows you to automate tasks and routines on your iPhone or iPad.
· You can find premade shortcuts or create your own.. Business Insider - Published
Trusted Rakuten seller Pro Electronics offers the August Smart Lock Pro + Connect in Silver for *$169.96 shipped* when you log in to your Rakuten account and apply promo code *PRO30* during.. 9to5Toys - Published
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As both Google Home and Google Assistant devices become more ubiquitous in our lives, making new Actions for the Assistant becomes an almost necessary step for developers. To make it easier for Android.. 9to5Google - Published
Best Buy offers the Nomad Leather Folio iPhone X/S Case for *$19.99 with free shipping* on orders over $35. Otherwise, opt for in-store pickup to dodge the delivery fee. That’s good for a $30.. 9to5Toys - Published
Google has slowly been expanding language support for the Assistant over the past several months. Today, the company has announced that Google Assistant is adding support for the Polish language over.. 9to5Google - Published
JBL's latest wireless headphones can broadcast your music to other Bluetooth headphones, letting you share the fun with friends. And many will find it handy to have Google Assistant available at a.. Macworld - Published Also reported by •PC World
Serious runners may look down on listening to music while training, but us commoners need all the distraction we can get. We need LMFAO's Party Rock Anthem blowing up our eardrums so we can zone out.. Mashable - Published
It turns out that even robots are having a tough time holding down a job. Japan’s Henn-na “Strange” Hotel has laid off half its 243 robots after they created more problems than they could solve,.. The Verge - Published