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Amazon's Alexa escapes the Echo and gets into cars - The Guardian

Amazon's smart voice assistant takes to the road with new accessory for anything from music and audiobooks to shopping and smarthome control. Samuel Gibbs. Tue 7 Feb 2017 03.00 EST Last modified on Sun 16 Jul 2017 16.45 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Did Amazon's Alexa Order Unwanted Dollhouses for a Little Girl and TV Viewers? -

Amazon's Alexa ordered an expensive dollhouse after a child asked the device to play with her, and a news report on the incident triggered several dozen more unwanted orders. See Example( s ) ...and more »

The State Of Voice As UI - iProgrammer

Research from VoiceLabs provides useful insights into the upcoming interface of choice - Voice. It looks at the current state of adoption of voice devices, in particular Amazon Echo and Google Home. voicelabsbanner. Although Siri pioneered the idea of ...and more »

Logitech now offers the easiest way to get Amazon's Alexa in your car - TechCrunch

Some car makers are experimenting with putting Alexa in their vehicles, making it possible for drivers to access Amazon's voice assistance while driving, but Logitech has a new feature that makes it possible to get in-car Alexa access without waiting ...and more »

Your Amazon Tap no longer requires tapping, just 'Alexa' - CNET

I'm not saying the Amazon Tap ($100 at was the red-headed stepchild in the Echo lineup of smart speakers, merely that it was the only one that couldn't be activated hands-free. Instead, to invoke Alexa, you had to tap the Tap. But that's no ...and more »

Amazon Tap Gets Hands-Free Mode - PC Magazine

Amazon's portable Tap speaker now has a hands-free mode. To enable it, connect your Amazon Tap to Wi-Fi, go to Settings in your Alexa App, select your device, and turn on hands-free mode. Then, you can ask it to do things like play music or tell you ...and more »

Alexa Voice Service now works on connected devices in UK and Germany - TechCrunch

Since first being unbundled back in 2015 in the U.S., Alexa Voice Service — the voice-response software that powers the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot — has been one of Amazon's chief tools to spread its services to a range of connected devices.and more »

You can now get Amazon's Alexa in your car - Techradar India

We've had great fun using Amazon Echo at home, but now you can bring the clever voice assistant into your vehicle with the Logitech ZeroTouch. The ZeroTouch is a dashboard and air-vent mount for your Android smartphone (sorry iPhone owners) that ...and more »

Amazon Tap Is Now Hands-Free: No Need To Push Any Buttons, Just Say 'Alexa' - Tech Times

Amazon Tap, the only smart speaker from Amazon that requires the push of a button to make commands, is now joining its voice-triggered siblings. Your Amazon Doesn't Need To Be Touched Anymore. Amazon is now rolling out a new update for the speaker ...and more »

Logitech adds Amazon's Alexa skills to its ZeroTouch voice-control smartphone mount - TechHive

Logitech has announced a new version of the app for its ZeroTouch Android smartphone mounts (there is no iPhone version) that incorporates Amazon's Alexa voice-controlled digital assistant. Once ZeroTouch owners install the new app, they'll gain a raft ...and more »