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Amazon Unveils Two New Voice-Control Devices: Amazon Tap And Echo Dot - Fast Company;

Amazon Unveils Two New Voice-Control Devices: Amazon Tap And Echo Dot - Fast Company

Fast CompanyAmazon Unveils Two New Voice-Control Devices: Amazon Tap And Echo DotFast CompanyAfter the breakout success of the Echo, the e-commerce giant was eager to offer some variations on the theme. Amazon Unveils Two New Voice-Control Devices: Amazon Tap And Echo Dot. [Photos: courtesy of Amazon]. By Mark Sullivan 03.03.16 | 9:00 am.and more »

Amazon Introduces 2 Alexa Voice-Controlled Devices - New York Times;

Amazon Introduces 2 Alexa Voice-Controlled Devices - New York Times

New York TimesAmazon Introduces 2 Alexa Voice-Controlled DevicesNew York TimesThe Amazon Tap is one of two new devices that will use the Alexa voice-command system introduced with the Echo. SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon's Alexa is gaining new powers, and a couple of new looks, too. Amazon, the Internet retailer, on Thursday ...and more »

Here's how you can buy an Amazon Echo Dot and Amazon Tap - CNET;

Here's how you can buy an Amazon Echo Dot and Amazon Tap - CNET

CNETHere's how you can buy an Amazon Echo Dot and Amazon TapCNETI'd really like to get Amazon's smaller new Echo Dot for my apartment, but unfortunately I can't. Since I don't already own an Amazon Echo or Amazon Fire TV, I'm not able to buy one just yet. Amazon today debuted the Echo Dot and Amazon Tap, two new ...and more »

Amazon voice service Alexa now finds you flights through Skyscanner - Web In Travel;

Amazon voice service Alexa now finds you flights through Skyscanner - Web In Travel

Web In TravelAmazon voice service Alexa now finds you flights through SkyscannerWeb In TravelGlobal travel search engine Skyscanner has created a skill for Alexa, the cloud-based voice service behind Amazon Echo, where it is now possible to search for flights using a simple voice conversation. Skyscanner is the first travel search engine to ...and more »

Amazon introduces smaller, cheaper versions of Echo (+video) - Christian Science Monitor;

Amazon introduces smaller, cheaper versions of Echo (+video) - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorAmazon introduces smaller, cheaper versions of Echo (+video)Christian Science MonitorAmazon is planning on introducing two new products in the tradition of its Echo speaker: the Echo Dot and the Amazon Tap. They are scheduled to go on sale at the end of March, but can be pre-ordered now. Echo Dot, the first of the two new products, is ...and more »

Amazon adds two new Alexa-powered devices, the Tap and Dot - Mashable;

Amazon adds two new Alexa-powered devices, the Tap and Dot - Mashable

MashableAmazon adds two new Alexa-powered devices, the Tap and DotMashableThe company unveiled two new Alexa-enabled devices Thursday: the $129.99 Amazon Tap, a portable Bluetooth speaker, and the $89.99 Echo Dot, which allows you to bring Echo-like functionality to other speakers in your home. See also: The best smart ...and more »

At Last, Amazon Echo and Nest Thermostat Work Together - Droid Life (press release) (blog);

At Last, Amazon Echo and Nest Thermostat Work Together - Droid Life (press release) (blog)

Droid Life (press release) (blog)At Last, Amazon Echo and Nest Thermostat Work TogetherDroid Life (press release) (blog)Owners of a Nest learning thermostat and Amazon Echo can now pair the two, finally bringing the two smart objects together at last. Assuming you own both, to enable the Nest functionality on Echo, simply open up the Alexa app on your smartphone and ...and more »

Amazon's Alexa Goes to Work in 2 New Devices - TechNewsWorld;

Amazon's Alexa Goes to Work in 2 New Devices - TechNewsWorld

TechNewsWorldAmazon's Alexa Goes to Work in 2 New DevicesTechNewsWorldAmazon on Thursday announced two products, Echo Dot and Amazon Tap, that extend the range of the Alexa-enabled home automation products anchored by the company's Echo device, which uses voice recognition to manage routine tasks. The Echo Dot ...and more »

Amazon extends its smart home push with two new gadgets and support for Nest - Washington Post;

Amazon extends its smart home push with two new gadgets and support for Nest - Washington Post

Washington PostAmazon extends its smart home push with two new gadgets and support for NestWashington PostAmazon on Thursday expanded its line of devices that work with its omnipotent Alexa voice assistant by adding two new portable devices powered by the know-it-all software. The first product is the $90 Echo Dot, which is essentially the top part of the ...and more »

Amazon Tap review: - CNET

Amazon Tap review:CNETThe Good The Amazon Tap offers all of the conveniences of Amazon's assistant Alexa in a battery powered bluetooth speaker. Now that it has a hands free option, it works well both as a way to take Alexa on the road and as your primary Alexa device at home.and more »

New Amazon Alexa Internet-of-Things things: AI gone mad? - Computerworld;

New Amazon Alexa Internet-of-Things things: AI gone mad? - Computerworld

ComputerworldNew Amazon Alexa Internet-of-Things things: AI gone mad?ComputerworldAmazon has two new Alexa goodies, for all your consumerism requirements. There's a portable version of the Echo, named Amazon Tap, and a mini Echo, which Amazon calls Echo Dot. Unsurprisingly, Jeff Bezos's retail empire wants to finagle its way into ...and more »

Amazon's voice-controllable speaker lineup grows with the new Echo Dot and Tap - AppAdvice;

Amazon's voice-controllable speaker lineup grows with the new Echo Dot and Tap - AppAdvice

AppAdviceAmazon's voice-controllable speaker lineup grows with the new Echo Dot and TapAppAdviceAmazon's lineup of voice-controllable speakers is growing. Earlier today, the online retailing giant unveiled two new options to join the popular Echo – the Echo Dot and Amazon Tap. Echo Dot. Echo Dot. Amazon is marketing the Echo Dot as a device that ...and more »

3 Awesome Things & 1 Creepy Thing About Living with Amazon Echo - BostInno;

3 Awesome Things & 1 Creepy Thing About Living with Amazon Echo - BostInno

BostInno3 Awesome Things & 1 Creepy Thing About Living with Amazon EchoBostInnoThe Echo, Amazon's voice-controlled, WiFi-connected speaker that goes by the name “Alexa” and talks back to you, has been a “sleeper hit” since its mainstream debut in mid-2015, says The Verge. The success has been surprising because previous ...and more »

Amazon's smartphone flop was the best thing that happened to Alexa - The Verge;

Amazon's smartphone flop was the best thing that happened to Alexa - The Verge

The VergeAmazon's smartphone flop was the best thing that happened to AlexaThe VergeAmazon's Fire Phone may have been a surprisingly auspicious failure, I keep thinking as I watch the expansion of Alexa, the company's cloud-based virtual assistant. Artificial intelligence is the future, specifically, voice-controlled AI that allows ...and more »

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Tap vs Echo Dot: What's the difference? - Pocket-lint.com

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Tap vs Echo Dot: What's the difference?Pocket-lint.comAmazon's Echo lineup offers tiered-speaker heights that remind us of Starbucks coffee sizes (grande, venti, and trenta). The company makes a cylindrical, internet-connected speaker called Echo, which doubles as a personal, cloud-based assistant, ...and more »

Amazon's Ingenious Plot to Take Over Your Living Room - Slate Magazine (blog);

Amazon's Ingenious Plot to Take Over Your Living Room - Slate Magazine (blog)

Slate Magazine (blog)Amazon's Ingenious Plot to Take Over Your Living RoomSlate Magazine (blog)When Amazon released the Echo in late 2014, people didn't quite know what to make of it. It looks like a speaker, but it listens to your voice, talks back, and can play songs, radio broadcasts, or podcasts on demand. It can also do some other ...and more »

Amazon launches new versions of voice-controlled Echo to run your home - The Australian Financial Review;

Amazon launches new versions of voice-controlled Echo to run your home - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial ReviewAmazon launches new versions of voice-controlled Echo to run your homeThe Australian Financial ReviewAmazon Tap is a portable battery-powered version of the older Echo, which can act as an intelligent home assistant that can respond to utterances such as "re-order paper towels,""play Kanye" and "turn on the lights." Amazon. by Spencer Soper. Amazon is ...and more »

Amazon's Alexa to add Nest thermostat support as smart home ambitions expand - GeekWire;

Amazon's Alexa to add Nest thermostat support as smart home ambitions expand - GeekWire

GeekWireAmazon's Alexa to add Nest thermostat support as smart home ambitions expandGeekWireImage via Nest. Amazon's Alexa is taking another step toward cementing herself as the brain of tomorrow's smart home. Alphabet-owned Nest announced today that the AI assistant baked into the Amazon Echo and other devices will soon be able to control ...and more »

Amazon unveils new smart-home products, but are consumers ready? - Christian Science Monitor;

Amazon unveils new smart-home products, but are consumers ready? - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorAmazon unveils new smart-home products, but are consumers ready?Christian Science MonitorThe Internet of Things is rapidly expanding, but the idea of a fully-connected 'smart home' seems to loom further in the distance for many consumers. By Max Lewontin, Staff March 3, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. David Limp, Amazon Senior Vice ...and more »

Amazon Releases Two New Alexa Devices - ValueWalk;

Amazon Releases Two New Alexa Devices - ValueWalk

ValueWalkAmazon Releases Two New Alexa DevicesValueWalkFollowing the success of it smart speaker Echo, Amazon has released two new, more portable devices. The company has unveiled the Amazon Tap, a $130 portable version of the Amazon Echo, and Echo Dot, a more compact device that connects to your ...and more »