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April Fools Day 2017 is here! Takeout your gadgets and your wallets. - JBH News;

April Fools Day 2017 is here! Takeout your gadgets and your wallets. - JBH News

JBH NewsApril Fools Day 2017 is here! Takeout your gadgets and your wallets.JBH NewsTada! Saturday, April 1st, 2017 will be a fun ride for everyone, think of all the pranks, jokes and every crazy thing you plan on doing to your mates since everyone is cool as it is April Fools' Day! Oh wow! Now that rhymed. Today we will walk you ...and more »

Amazon plays April Fools' prank with Petlexa - KING5.com;

Amazon plays April Fools' prank with Petlexa - KING5.com

KING5.comAmazon plays April Fools' prank with PetlexaKING5.comAmazon has done it yet again ... and this time it's all about your furry friends. Petlexa, the Alexa for your pets. Whether you have a dog, cat, or hamster, they can now communicate without your help. "Petlexa gives pets the freedom to ask for food ...and more »

Clarity is a touchscreen Android speaker with Alexa and Google Assistant (crowdfunding) - Liliputing;

Clarity is a touchscreen Android speaker with Alexa and Google Assistant (crowdfunding) - Liliputing

LiliputingClarity is a touchscreen Android speaker with Alexa and Google Assistant (crowdfunding)LiliputingLooking for a smart home speaker, but can't decide between an Amazon Echo with the Alexa voice service or a Google Home with Google Assistant? Why not both? At least that seems to be the thinking behind the Clarity Speaker. It's basically a ...and more »

Amazon Echo Upgrades Alexa So She Can Understand Your Pets, Just in Time for April Fools' Day - Adweek;

Amazon Echo Upgrades Alexa So She Can Understand Your Pets, Just in Time for April Fools' Day - Adweek

AdweekAmazon Echo Upgrades Alexa So She Can Understand Your Pets, Just in Time for April Fools' DayAdweekFor this year's April Fools' Day, Amazon is introducing a version of its Echo speaker for the dogs, cats and gerbils that might be jealous that their owner is spending too much time talking with somebody named Alexa. In a YouTube video, Petlexa—as it ...and more »

WATCH: Amazon Introduces Echo 'Petlexa' In April Fools' Day Joke - Heavy.com;

WATCH: Amazon Introduces Echo 'Petlexa' In April Fools' Day Joke - Heavy.com

Heavy.comWATCH: Amazon Introduces Echo 'Petlexa' In April Fools' Day JokeHeavy.comSo much so, that the company is releasing “Petlexa,” powered by Amazon Echo. The electronic personal assistant is now able to respond to the voice commands of any of your pets. That is, if only it were true. The release by Amazon on March 31 seems to ...and more »

Is Amazon Dreaming of Challenging IBM's Watson? - Market Realist;

Is Amazon Dreaming of Challenging IBM's Watson? - Market Realist

Market RealistIs Amazon Dreaming of Challenging IBM's Watson?Market RealistAmazon (AMZN) recently partnered with health information services provider WebMD Health (WBMD) to help Alexa users quickly get answers to their medical queries. Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google Search has been a popular site for people seeking ...and more »

This $199 Speaker Has a 7″ Touchscreen, Amazon Alexa and “Ok Google” Services - Droid Life (press release) (blog);

This $199 Speaker Has a 7″ Touchscreen, Amazon Alexa and “Ok Google” Services - Droid Life (press release) (blog)

Droid Life (press release) (blog)This $199 Speaker Has a 7″ Touchscreen, Amazon Alexa and “Ok Google” ServicesDroid Life (press release) (blog)Indiegogo and Kickstarter. Many of you know how I feel about these sites (not a fan), but once in a while, there's some decently exciting stuff on there. One product that currently has my attention, and seems likely to actually launch, is Clarity Speaker.and more »

Watching a Word Document transform into an Alexa skill is trippy as hell - TNW;

Watching a Word Document transform into an Alexa skill is trippy as hell - TNW

TNWWatching a Word Document transform into an Alexa skill is trippy as hellTNWFor almost forty years, the default way people interacted with computers was by clicking or selecting a pre-defined input, using either a keyboard or a mouse. But now, in 2017, things are changing. There's been a renaissance in chatbots, which have ...and more »

Alexa-enabled Clarity Speaker is like Amazon Echo with a touchscreen - Digital Trends;

Alexa-enabled Clarity Speaker is like Amazon Echo with a touchscreen - Digital Trends

Digital TrendsAlexa-enabled Clarity Speaker is like Amazon Echo with a touchscreenDigital TrendsBoth Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa have their benefits, but a third-party alternative offers the best of both worlds. In just a few years, smart speakers have quickly grown into a competitive market. No matter the preference, it is hard to deny ...and more »

Artificial Intelligence Stocks: 10 Companies Betting on AI - Yahoo News

Artificial Intelligence Stocks: 10 Companies Betting on AIYahoo NewsReliable, pure-play artificial intelligence stocks are tough to find in this day and age. Plenty of blue-chip companies understand how vital AI will be in the future, but because it's such a nascent area, other parts of their business are still the ...and more »

Meet the Groundbreaking Clarity Speaker - TechMalak (blog);

Meet the Groundbreaking Clarity Speaker - TechMalak (blog)

TechMalak (blog)Meet the Groundbreaking Clarity SpeakerTechMalak (blog)The Clarity Speaker is currently the only (and first) standalone device to offer access to both Alexa and Google Services. Clarity, the manufacturer behind it, got overwhelmed with positive responses and an enormous amount of order requests, causing ...and more »

7 best Google Home compatible devices you can buy today - Pocket-lint.com;

7 best Google Home compatible devices you can buy today - Pocket-lint.com

Pocket-lint.com7 best Google Home compatible devices you can buy todayPocket-lint.comGoogle Home is more than just an internet-connected speaker with a voice assistant. It also works as a smart home hub. Google Assistant on Google Home can control smart home devices, although it's fair to say it doesn't support as many products as its ...and more »

Amazon Alexa: Beyond Native Skills, More Intuitive Than Ever! - Korea Portal (English Edition);

Amazon Alexa: Beyond Native Skills, More Intuitive Than Ever! - Korea Portal (English Edition)

Korea Portal (English Edition)Amazon Alexa: Beyond Native Skills, More Intuitive Than Ever!Korea Portal (English Edition)Amazon Alexa developers will be getting promotional credits as announced by Amazon.com, Inc. This is to develop and host the majority of Alexa skills that use Amazon Web Services. Amazon Alexa Developers Get $100 AWS Promotional Credit And More.and more »

T3 Smackdown: Amazon Echo vs Echo Dot vs Amazon Tap - T3;

T3 Smackdown: Amazon Echo vs Echo Dot vs Amazon Tap - T3

T3T3 Smackdown: Amazon Echo vs Echo Dot vs Amazon TapT3So you've decided you're in the market for an Echo speaker - or maybe you're wondering how your existing device matches up against the others - so what are the differences between the original Amazon Echo, the smaller Echo Dot, and the portable Amazon ...and more »

Tado° announces thermostat support for Google Home - InsideCI;

Tado° announces thermostat support for Google Home - InsideCI

InsideCITado° announces thermostat support for Google HomeInsideCISmart thermostat company Tado° has announced integration with Google Home. This adds to Tado°'s existing partnerships with Amazon Alexa and Apple HomeKit. The Munich-based company says it offers something unique to Google Home as it is the only ...and more »

Google Home: UK release date, price, sound and all you need to know about the Amazon Echo rival - Mirror.co.uk;

Google Home: UK release date, price, sound and all you need to know about the Amazon Echo rival - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukGoogle Home: UK release date, price, sound and all you need to know about the Amazon Echo rivalMirror.co.ukGoogle Home isn't just a speaker. It's a gateway to Google's all-powerful voice-controlled assistant. Just like Amazon's successful Echo speaker, the Home can schedule appointments, set reminders and read out the news. Gadget fans were first introduced ...and more »

7 Alexa skills you actually need in your life right now - Phone Arena;

7 Alexa skills you actually need in your life right now - Phone Arena

Phone Arena7 Alexa skills you actually need in your life right nowPhone ArenaAmazon's cloud-based virtual assistant, Alexa, has enjoyed considerable attention, amidst a mobile AI boom the world is seeing in recent months and years. Alexa made a debut in the Amazon Echo home unit, just two and half years ago, but has already ...and more »

Google Home Adds Compatibility Support to More Third-Party Devices and Platforms - Christian Post;

Google Home Adds Compatibility Support to More Third-Party Devices and Platforms - Christian Post

Christian PostGoogle Home Adds Compatibility Support to More Third-Party Devices and PlatformsChristian PostMore companies are confirming that their third-party devices and platforms are now compatible and supported by the smart home assistant Google Home. REUTERS/Beck DiefenbachGoogle Home is displayed during the presentation of new Google ...and more »

Alexa Provides Live Information On NBA Playoff Teams - SportTechie;

Alexa Provides Live Information On NBA Playoff Teams - SportTechie

SportTechieAlexa Provides Live Information On NBA Playoff TeamsSportTechieSports fans love nothing more than being able to talk about their favorite teams. There is no other feeling like being able to rattle off obscure stats about players and having the person you're talking to reciprocate. With Amazon Alexa, fans can ...and more »

Amazon's best-selling smart thermostat works with Alexa and costs half as much as a Nest - Yahoo News;

Amazon's best-selling smart thermostat works with Alexa and costs half as much as a Nest - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsAmazon's best-selling smart thermostat works with Alexa and costs half as much as a NestYahoo NewsThe Nest Learning Thermostat was a game-changer. It made people realize that a little smarts could go a long way in making their homes more efficient, thus saving energy and money. Of course with the Nest, you have to spend a whole lot of money to ...and more »