If you like being caught up on the news but don’t want to bother grabbing your reading glasses or waiting for updates during commercial break, just have your assistant read aloud.????Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa is here with the news you need to know in a lot more detail.????While most voice assistants only give you quick summaries of the headlines, the new Alexa feature will give users in the U.S. long-form news from outlets like Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, Fox News and NPR, according to Engadget.????All you have to do is ask Alexa to “play news” or “tell me the news” from the outlet you want, and you’ll get detailed audio.????If you’re bored with a story, you can tell Alexa to skip over it.????The new feature is available on any Alexa device, but you can also watch video on the Echo Show because it has a screen.????The old-school rundown of news soundbites from Alexa isn’t going away now that the detailed version is out.????And Bloomberg reports you may soon be able to listen to the news with Amazon Alexa earbuds, as the company is expected to come out with them in the second half of 2019.????Hopefully that’s not fake news!
The 2019 Audi e-tron will feature Amazon Alexa. With Alexa Built-in, you can ask to play music, listen to audiobooks, hear the news, check the weather, control smart home devices, get directions, find..