Why Amazon Alexa Will Take Over Your Phone and Your Office Next - Fortune

Last month, Huawei boasted that its new Mate 9 will be the first smartphone to come preloaded with Amazon's Alexa smart voice recognition-and-search software. But it most certainly won't be the last. Beyond the home, it's evident that Amazon is ...

How Google Home Could Fight Rival Amazon Echo This Year - iTech Post

According to tech experts, there are real chances that Google Home could defeat its rival Amazon Echo this year. (Photo : DetroitBORG/YouTube). According to tech experts, Google Home could challenge Amazon Echo's dominance this year, if following the ...

What Google Home Needs To Beat Amazon Alexa - iTech Post

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - MAY 18: Google Vice President of Product Management Mario Queiroz shows the new Google Home during Google I/O 2016 at Shoreline Amphitheatre on May 19, 2016 in Mountain View, California. The annual Google I/O conference ...

How to defend your home from internet hijackers - The Seattle Times

Many people with smart homes are not aware of the potential for cyberattacks and have done nothing to protect against them. (Minh Uong/The New York Times) — FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH CIR TECH FIX BY BRIAN X. CHEN FOR FEB. 2, 2017.

4 things Google Home can do to beat Amazon Echo in 2017 - CNET

Right now, the Amazon Echo ($179.99 at Amazon.com) has a stranglehold on the voice assistant market. Although Amazon won't release numbers on its sales, estimates indicate that Echo is quickly approaching 10 million units sold. For Google Home ...

The Trillion Dollar Economy of Inefficiency - NewCo Shift

Alexa, the personal assistant that powers Amazon's Echo speaker, makes it easy to play music, turn on the lights, tell us a joke, or order takeout. “It's almost like casting a spell,” The Economist said, “say a few words into the air, and a nearby ...

5 Ways Chatbots Will Improve Corporate Events - Business 2 Community

She immediately found her way to my heart by dishing out the latest weather, news, sports scores and, of course, Huey Lewis & the News hits on command. Amazon's popular smart speaker, Amazon Echo, gave me the first taste of the automated home ...

How to keep Amazon's Alexa from becoming a parenting nightmare - USA TODAY

Amazon's Echo has been the hot tech gadget to own since it first launched more than two years ago. The home speaker pairs with a digital assistant, Alexa, allowing users to play music, search recipes or check the weather through simple voice commands.

Plex Adds Amazon Alexa Voice Control Support - High-Def Digest

Plex has announced the addition of Amazon Alexa voice control. With the new upgrade, Plex users with a supported Alexa device can now use their voice to control playback on their Plex clients. With Amazon Alexa voice control for Plex, customers with an ...

Plex Brings The Power Of Amazon Alexa, Adding Voice Control To Your Movies And TV Shows - Hot Hardware

It seems that everything these days is gaining voice control, and we're okay with that. After all, it's much easier to bark out a command to our smartphone or other electronic gadget rather than navigate through menus and apps. Well, that level of ...

Plex's new Amazon Echo support lets you control your home theater with your voice - TechHive

Plex is getting into the home automation game. The popular media management software just announced it now has an Alexa skill, as well as smart home features that turns off the lights or post a message in Slack based on an action you take with Plex.

Amazon Makes It Easier to Locate Alexa Skill Builders - SuperSite for Windows

By all accounts, if you listen to the majority of the media, Alexa is a bonified hit for Amazon. And, as such, one would expect the online sales company to rest on its laurels. Whether or not Alexa's popularity was a shock to Amazon – considering the ...

Plex Plays Nice With Amazon Alexa - PC Magazine

Happen to use the media streaming app Plex and also have an Amazon Echo device? We have some good news: the two now play nice together. Plex on Thursday announced support for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant, which powers the Echo and other ...

Alexa speaks Amazon sales success - ComputerWeekly.com

Online retail giant Amazon has posted an increase in sales of 27% to $136bn, compared with $107bn in 2015, and has said net sales increased 28% compared with 2015. Download this free guide ...

Alexa Skill of the Week: RuneScape Quests - One Piercing Note - SuperSite for Windows

Each week, we take a look at new and important Alexa skills you might want to consider enabling for your Alexa device. Amazon continues to improve Alexa with its own updates, but skills are software components that allow Alexa users to extend ...

Google Home: The smart person's guide - TechRepublic

Have you been trying to decide between one of several smart home hubs on the market? Let our comprehensive guide to Google Home simplify your choice. By Brandon Vigliarolo | May 26, 2017, 7:08 AM PST. 58. Email; Print; Reddit; Delicious; Digg ...

Plex Gets Amazon Alexa Integration, But With Limitations: 'We Got Skillz' [Video] - Tech Times

Plex is taking its first steps toward home automation and it now supports voice control thanks to Amazon Alexa. Here's what you need to know about this new Alexa skill and its limitations. ( Plex ). Plex has just received new "skills" that make it ...

Amazon's Alexa isn't the future of AI—it's a glorified radio clock, and stupid otherwise - Quartz

Alexa likely demonstrating her best skill: saying "I don't know." (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Share. Written by. Alexander Aciman. Obsession. Machines with Brains. February 03, 2017. Sometimes Alexa forgets to wake me up in the morning; other times, if the ...

Amazon's Alexa can now control your Plex media server - SlashGear

The AI battle over your living room is getting a tad more intense. At CES 2017, NVIDIA surprised its fans by becoming the first, and so far only, gaming and multimedia device to integrate Google Assistant and Google Home into its functionality. Though ...

30 of the best Amazon Alexa skills to try out - T3

So you've just bought your new Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or Amazon Tap (or some other device with Alexa built in), and you're wondering how to make the most of the smart assistant features? Well you've come to the right place, as we've got plenty of ...