Tagged With Smart Assistants

A guide to text-to-speech, the popular accessibility feature that lets your computer, phone, or tablet read to you


How to connect Alexa to your Xbox One and control the console with your voice


How to pair an Alexa-compatible remote with your Amazon Echo, so you can control Alexa without your voice



How to disconnect Spotify from your Alexa speaker, and stop sharing data between your accounts


How to change Alexa's alarm sound on your Amazon Echo, or change its volume


How to enable and use Siri on any iPad model to ask questions, give commands, and more



How to disable Siri on your Apple Watch in 3 simple steps, so you can stop activating it accidentally


How to turn off Cortana on a Windows 10 computer, so it doesn't take up power and can't hear or respond to your voice


Amazon just announced a new $60 Echo Dot with a built-in digital clock


A UN study suggested it's sexist for voice assistants like Siri or Alexa to have female voices — but Google says it wanted to use a male voice from the very beginning


The Google Home Mini is reportedly getting a major update this fall — and a new name


Don't ask Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri for a customer service number — they might accidentally supply you with a scammer's number instead



How to make Alexa work on your iPhone, and use it with or without an Amazon Echo


Samsung ditched the controversial Bixby button for the Galaxy Note 10, but it also changed how you turn the phone off in the process


I've owned Amazon's Echo Show for six months now — here's what I use the screen for


How to set up Google Assistant on your iPhone or Android phone



'What is Google Assistant?': How to use and customise Google's smart assistant on any compatible device


I tried Amazon's $30 smart clock, and it reminded me that not every problem needs a high-tech solution


There's a simple way to make sure Amazon workers can't listen to what you say to Alexa — here's how to do it


Apple has quietly slashed the price of its HomePod smart speaker by $30