Bezos would ask Alexa questions like: "Alexa, show me the video, 'Donald Trump says "China,"'" according to the new book "Amazon Unbound."
A new book on Amazon reveals some of the contract workers were suspicious and refused the job after seeing the gadget-filled rooms.
Engineers thought the project was done for, according to Brad Stone's new book, "Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire."
Users can now ask Amazon's Alexa smart assistant questions like "Alexa, where can I get a COVID vaccine?"
The differences between smart speakers and Bluetooth speakers, which are both created using Bluetooth technology, can be big and small.
Alexa voice commands can respond to general queries or tasks, and can also accommodate variations of those commands. To get Alexa’s attention, you need to use the wake word, which is “Alexa” by default. You can change the wake word to one of several others in Alexa’s settings. Here is […]
Amazon tracks trends in how users interact with its Alexa-powered smart speakers, and it noticed a change in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of asking Alexa, “What time is it?” people started asking, “What day is it?” Amazon also noticed other changes in user behaviour, like an […]
As coronavirus cases rise and people continue staying home, Amazon says people are using their smart home devices more than they were before the pandemic. “We do definitely see in the data that some dominant patterns are different – use is just a little bit more consistent throughout the day […]
Amazon made a slew of announcements on Thursday, including a completely redesigned Echo lineup. Among the biggest reveals was the debut of Amazon Luna, a game-streaming service meant to go head-to-head with similar services from Google and Microsoft. Amazon’s Ring unveiled a new miniature drone that can surveil your home […]
Amazon just unveiled the biggest redesign to its Echo devices since 2014. The new Echo and Echo Dot, Amazon’s popular Alexa-enabled smart speakers, will now come in a spherical shape rather than the tall, cylindrical design of previous Echos. The new Echo devices will start shipping later this year and […]
You can connect an Alexa-enabled speaker to your Xbox One to control your Xbox One with your voice. Once you connect Alexa to your Xbox One, you can use voice commands to turn on your Xbox One console, adjust the volume, launch games and apps, and more. Connecting Alexa to […]
Yes, your Nest device can work with Alexa to control your Amazon Echo speaker using voice command. You can connect Alexa to Nest video doorbells, thermostats, cameras, and other devices. Currently, the Nest home security system cannot be connected to Alexa and still needs to be managed directly via Nest […]
You can pair an Alexa-compatible remote with your Amazon Echo by using the Alexa app. The Alexa app is available for both Apple and Android devices, and lets you pair all sorts of devices with your Alexa systems. Pairing an Alexa remote allows you to control your Amazon Echo if […]
You can make Alexa louder or softer using voice controls, the physical buttons or your Echo speaker, or the Alexa app. Alexa’s volume goes from zero (mute) to 10 (loudest) when you use your voice, but you have much finer control when using the Alexa app or the controls on […]
Your Alexa-enabled smart speaker can identify songs, but you’ll need to say a specific phrase: “Alexa, what song is this?” If you’re listening to music through Amazon Music, you can also turn on the Song ID feature, which will cause Alexa to announce the name of each song before it […]
You can disconnect Spotify from Alexa through the Alexa app, or from Spotify’s website. Having your Spotify account connected to Alexa lets you listen to music from any Amazon Echo device. If you disconnect Spotify from Alexa, you can always reconnect again at a later time. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
You can add SiriusXM to your Alexa assistant by linking your satellite radio account to your Amazon smart speaker. Before you can add SiriusXM to Alexa and listen to your favourite music, podcasts, and more, using voice commands, you have to enable the SiriusXM “Skill” in your Alexa app. SiriusXM […]