Alexa Wreaking Havoc In Homes: Amazon Echo Powers Up When Residents Of Same Name Are Called, But Here's ... - Tech Times

Alexa, the digital personal assistant powering the Amazon Echo, wrongly wakes up and carries out commands when people of the same name are called. Fortunately, there is a way to prevent the confusion. ( Amazon ). The Amazon Echo smart speakers has ...

Amazon's Echo is bringing the eighties back, and not always in a good way - Business Insider

Back when I was a kid in the late '80s and early '90s, the best way to get stuff done on a computer was with the Microsoft DOS command prompt — a text-based operating system for computers that looks positive antiquated today. It looked like this ...

Amazon Echo skills: 10 gadgets and services that still need Alexa support - TechRadar

The Amazon Echo is a relatively new gadget - a little over a year old in the US - but it's already crept its way into every corner of our home lives. From playing our every musical fancy to turning up our heating, and from checking our train times to ...

Does Alexa spell trouble for Google? - Christian Science Monitor

Some analysts worry that the rise of voice-controlled assistants like Amazon's Alexa will cut into Google's ad revenue. But we're still likely to look at plenty of screens – and ads – in coming years. Monitor's Best: Top 5 ...

Apple strategy in 'smart home' race threatened by Amazon - Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO - In less than a year, Amazon's combination of the Echo speaker system and the Alexa voice-controlled digital assistant has come close to delivering on the elusive promise of easy-to-use technology that can control gadgets in the home ...

How to avoid accidentally ordering expensive items on your Amazon Echo - WXYZ

Digital home devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home play music, make purchases, and in some cases set your lighting and door locks with just the command of your voice. But some people who have purchased one claim that can be a problem.

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Huawei's first clamshell laptop is a fanless 13-incher with a 2K screen and seventh-gen Intel i7 CPU. Play video. Video: Origin PC Eon15-S gaming laptop hustles for your buck. Origin PC Eon15-S gaming laptop hustles for your buck. 2:00 May 27, 2017.

Apple And Amazon Take Contrasting Strategies To Dominate Smart Home Race - Tech Times

Apple and Amazon spur different advantages in the connected home race, as noted by an in-depth Reuters analysis, and as it stands, Amazon is the more welcoming of the bunch. However, Apple does have advantages over Amazon's open-systems ...

Apple Strategy In Smart Home Race Threatened by Amazon - News18

Amazon Echo, a voice-controlled virtual assistant, is seen at its product launch for Britain and Germany. (REUTERS/Peter Hobson/File Photo). In less than a year, Amazon's combination of the Echo speaker system and the Alexa voice-controlled digital ...

Amazon Alexa Causing Havoc For People With Similar Names - iTech Post

Amazon Alexa, your home personal assistant technology has been bleeping into action whenever people with names such as Alexa, Alex or Alexis. This is what happens when a digital technology overlaps with reality. (Photo : Android Police/YouTube).

New LG G6 will feature the Google Assistant platform - MustTech News

People already know how the flagship LG smartphone for the year 2017 will look like, but the specifications had not been made privy to everyone just yet. However, thanks to a report from one reputable tech website, CNET, the LG G6 is expected to be the ...

Ads Coming To Amazon Alexa? - Komando

Amazon Alexa has surged in popularity since it was originally released in November 2014. The virtual assistant has become a favorite item in millions of households across the country. It makes perfect sense. Alexa has the capability to check the ...

Amazon's Alexa Continues Its Reign Over Voice Control, Expands To Keyboards - iTech Post

For years, Amazon has reigned over voice control beyond smartphones. And despite some companies expanding their own understanding of the technology, Alexa simply continues to prove its worth and understanding of the same. (Photo ...

Does Alexa spell trouble for Google? - Yahoo News

January 27, 2017 —Amazon's Alexa was the star of this month's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Attendees cooed as the digital assistant, controlled not with a touchscreen or keyboard but by a speaker/microphone combination called Echo, ...

Apple Wants HomeKit Compatible Products To Be Made In Certified Factories - HiTechGazette

We have known about HomeKit for about three years since it was introduced in WWDC 2014, but to date the products compatible with this platform come with eyedropper and only now in iOS 10 we begin to see progress with the application. You may assume ...

NH1 News Investigates: Smart-home assistants like Google Home and Amazon's Alexa - NH1 News

Our technology consultant Craig Peterson discussed smart-home assistants — like Amazon Echo's “Alexa” and Google Home. They work in the background, listening, recording and transmitting what you say. Peterson says those high-tech conveniences do ...

Seven unexpected Amazon Alexa abilities - Press & Sun-Bulletin

When Amazon's Echo first hit the market, it was basically just a voice-operated speaker. Don't get me wrong; it was an attractive piece of technology, and it responded well to voice commands. But a lot of people ended up with an Echo, asked Alexa a few ...

Alexa Is Causing Some Users Problems Because Of Its Name - Android Headlines

With an unbelievably large number of voice commands and skills available to use, Amazon's Alexa-powered Echo devices are beginning to have problems thanks to its name. Amazon gave its virtual assistant a human-like name to bolster adoption rates and ...

Home assistant speaker tech becoming popular - Kotatv

(CONSUMER REPORTS) - You may have seen ads for those home assistant speakers from Amazon and now Google. Experts at Consumer Reports explain how this technology shows a lot of promise. There's an endless number of things you can ask a home ...

Amazon's Echo causing issues for people named Alexa, Alexis or Alex - KING5.com

According to the Wall Street Journal, the digital assistant is causing havoc for some, like attempting to order things heard on TV. In one instance, the Echo went to work when a character in a TV show was asked to order 12 pints of milk. “The Echo lit ...