LG's SmartThinQ Hub gets Amazon's Alexa but still isn't that smart - Android Authority (blog)

Back in 2015, Amazon announced that the company will be opening up Amazon Alexa to everyone to compete with other virtual assistants like Siri and Google Now. For devices like the SmartThinQ Hub, this is fantastic news: LG's smart hub lets you control ...

Is Amazon Echo FINALLY about to launch in the UK? - Digital Spy

More than a year after its US launch back in June 2015, it looks like the Amazon Echo is finally making its way across the pond for the enjoyment of all of us here in the UK. According to TechRadar, Amazon has sent out invites to a press event in ...

Amazon Alexa May Become Available On The PC Soon - Tech Times

Amazon is reported to have sold more than 3 million of its Echo smart speakers since releasing the product in late 2014. Research also shows that more than 50 percent of Echo owners use the device as more than a voice-controlled music speaker. ( Amazon ).

Did Alexa Just Confirm The UK Launch Of Amazon Echo? - Android Headlines

Amazon had sent out press invites yesterday for an event to be held in London, U.K., on the 14th of this month, and while there's no official confirmation about Amazon's plans for that day, large sections of the tech media in the country are expecting ...

Eyes On: LG's SmartThinQ Hub With Alexa - PC Magazine

BERLIN—It's starting to feel like just about everything is getting Alexa, Amazon's digital voice assistant that can report the traffic and weather, make shopping lists, and play your favorite music. At IFA this week, LG announced Alexa integration for ...

LG Adds Alexa To Amazon Echo Lookalike SmartThinQ Hub, Making Them Even More Similar - Tech Times

LG teamed up with Amazon to add digital assistant Alexa to the SmartThinQ Hub. The device is now more similar to the Amazon Echo, but there are still some glaring differences. ( LG Newsroom ). Advertisement. Advertisement. When LG introduced the ...

Sonos cuts deal to bring Amazon Alexa voice controls to its speakers - Chicago Daily Herald

Matt Welch began hacking his Sonos internet-connected stereo system about two years ago, to make it easier for his wife to listen to the radio. One of his favorite creations was a software program that used the microphone on the family's Echo, Amazon's ...

Amazon tipped to bring the Echo to the UK this month - TechRadar

UK tech fans don't have it too bad when it comes to waiting for gadget launches, but there are some bits of kit that seem to take an age to make it over the Atlantic - the Amazon Echo, for example, which is still unavailable despite launching in the US ...

Amazon Alexa Could Replace Cortana In Lenovo Windows 10 Laptops - TechFrag

Integration of digital assistants in PCs seems to be the new trend these days. One of the digital assistants that I have become increasingly fond of ever since Windows 10 came out is Microsoft's Cortana. Being an old Windows Phone user till I recently ...

Amazon's Alexa now works with LG smart home tech - USA TODAY

LG announced that its SmartThinQ home automation hub will now work with Amazon's Alexa personal assistant. In addition, LG is unveiling a bunch of new connected products, including lightbulbs, wall plugs, and motion sensors. LG's announcement comes ...

Amazon Echo is finally making its way to the UK - Wareable

Amazon Echo is finally coming to the UK, after a wait of approximately one billion years. The device, which uses Amazon's voice assistant Alexa, is now on pre-order and will arrive UK-side on 28 September. The Echo is a small Bluetooth speaker that ...

Amazon Alexa support coming to LG's SmartThinQ hub - Engadget

When LG launched its SmartThinQ hub at CES this year, you couldn't help but notice that it was a dead ringer for Amazon's Echo but, well, dumber. That's because the device could play music and control LG SmartThinQ appliances, but wouldn't obey your ...

LG's Amazon Echo lookalike now has built-in Alexa - The Verge

LG's SmartThinQ Hub, a speaker with smart home control, certainly looks a lot like an Amazon Echo, a similarity that only grows closer with the news from IFA that LG is adding Amazon's Alexa digital assistant to the device.

Amazon's Alexa Is Now Your BBQ Sous Chef - Fortune

Over the next few days, millions of Americans will barbecue in their backyards to celebrate Labor Day. But soon, barbecue aficionados may have a new tool to use on the grill: Amazon voice assistant Alexa. FireBoard, a maker of an Internet connected ...

Amazon may take on Microsoft's Cortana with Alexa voice assistant for PCs - TechRadar

With the success of its Amazon Echo products and Alexa speech recognition technology, Amazon has become a somewhat unlikely leader in the voice activated assistant race. It's now thought to be pushing into that space even harder, with rumors swirling ...

Clues point Amazon Echo launching in the UK on September 14 - TechCrunch

Earlier this week, Amazon debuted its Dash buttons in the UK, Germany and Austria for instant product reorders, and now it is gearing up for yet another new launch in Europe — one that could be a biggie: the launch of Echo, its voice-controlled ...

LG Teams up With Amazon on Smart Home Services - Android Headlines

Smart Homes are on their way, as we become to rely on a digital world and look for the most convenient ways to run our lives – or at least our homes. Most of our appliances have become digital, door locks are getting keypads, thermostats have long been ...

LG Partners With Amazon For Expanding Smart Home Focus - HomeWorld Business (press release) (blog)

At IFA 2016 in Berlin, LG Electronics demonstrated its expanding smart home ecosystem with more partnerships and collaborations, highlighted by its cooperation with Amazon. According to Reuters, LG said it is partnering with Amazon on smart home ...

Amazon's Voice Assistant Alexa Could Be Coming to PCs - Fortune

Amazon's intelligent voice assistant, Alexa, could be making a future appearance in a surprising new place: PCs. According to a report from CNET this week, the tech giant is in talks with one of the largest PC manufacturers, Lenovo, to integrate Alexa ...

Amazon expected to launch Echo in the UK on September 14th - The Verge

Amazon sent a mysterious invite out to UK publications this morning, hinting that the company might be about to launch its popular Echo voice-controlled speaker in Britain. Amazon originally launched the Echo in the US last June, but has not yet made ...