Amazon iOS Users Can Now Text Alexa Questions and Requests

Amazon has added a new feature to its Alexa app for iOS devices, which is designed to allow users to type Alexa commands rather than having to use voice commands to interact with the personal assistant. In a statement provided to The Verge, Amazon says that Type with Alexa is a new feature that’s available […]

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$99 Speaker Showdown: HomePod Mini vs. Amazon Echo and Google Nest Audio

Apple recently released the HomePod mini, a new $99 version of the original HomePod that’s smaller, cuter, and, most importantly, competitively priced. At $99, the ‌HomePod mini‌ can better compete with affordable smart speakers from companies like Google and Amazon. The ‌HomePod mini‌ has been praised for its high-quality sound at its price point, so […]

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Google Assistant now rolling out to 2020 Samsung smart TVs in these countries

Samsung has announced that it has started rolling out Google Assistant to its 2020 smart TV lineup in France, Germany, Italy, and the UK. Its smart TVs in Brazil, India, South Korea, and Spain will get access to Google’s AI-powered digital voice assistant by the end of November 2020. Six more countries will get the […]

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Alexa peut désormais lire dans vos pensées

Les ingénieurs d’Amazon sont en train de modifier l’algorithme d’Alexa pour aider l’assistant virtuel à deviner les demandes des utilisateurs, et lui proposer de les résoudre, avant même que la demande ne soit formulée. Après qu’on lui aura demandé, par exemple, combien de temps une tasse de thé devrait être infusée, Alexa pourra proposer de […]

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Clap de fin pour Djingo, l’enceinte connectée d’Orange

Orange dit stop. Moins d’un an après avoir lancé la commercialisation de son enceinte connectée “maison” développée en partenariat avec Deutsche Telekom, l’opérateur historique vient d’annoncer la fin prématurée de ce qui n’était finalement qu’un “coup d’essai” sur le marché ultra-concurrentiel des enceintes connectées à commande vocale, largement dominé par les GAFA. Si la nouvelle […]

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Alexa’s all-new Auto Mode, Start My Commute introduced

Alexa has recently added new communication, entertainment, and safety features. Amazon has been making related changes even before like allowing Alexa Routines to be shared through URL link. Alexa also now lets you pay for gas through voice commands at Exxon and Mobil gas stations. Further changes and integration features have been made within the […]

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Alexa brings new communication, safety, entertainment features

Along with the announcement of new Amazon hardware, we’re also getting a huge dump of new features from its digital assistant Alexa. They’re bringing communication, productivity, entertainment, and even safety features, most of which are available with just a few words spoken to Alexa. Some are already available while some will be rolling out in […]

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Intelligence artificielle : Amazon dote Alexa d’un nouveau cerveau

Amazon vient d’annoncer l’enrichissement de son intelligence artificielle Alexa pour ses nouvelles enceintes connectées Echo. Ces derniers utiliseront désormais le processeur AZ1 Neural Edge développé par Amazon, qui promet vingt fois moins de puissance, un traitement de la parole multiplié par deux ainsi qu’une utilisation de la mémoire réduite de 85%. Cette composante du processeur […]

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Amazon lance “Alexa for Residential” pour le secteur de l’immobilier

Image :Amazon. Amazon a enthousiasmé le secteur immobilier en annonçant ce jeudi le lancement de son dernier service, “Alexa for Residential”. Son but est d’aider les agents immobiliers à installer et à gérer des appareils domotiques Alexa dans les propriétés en location. Le géant du e-commerce a précisé que les résidents ne seront pas obligés d’avoir […]

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Alexa lets you pay for gas through voice commands at Exxon, Mobil gas stations

Earlier this year, Amazon announced a feature arriving for Alexa users that would let them use voice commands to pay for gas and activate the gas pump. Now the feature is finally activated so those who have Amazon’s digital assistant on their car system or on their smartphone will be able to say “Alexa, pay […]

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Alexa has some vulnerabilities that could possibly expose info

We don’t always hear about Amazon’s Alexa getting hacked but there are certainly problems concerning privacy and security. It’s not exactly the most secure and private but some of you may agree it’s been very useful. It’s a close rival of the Google Assistant and we expect both assistants will expand further in the coming […]

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Amazon’s Alexa brings better app controls in preview mode

While most Android users have probably gotten used to using Google Assistant for voice-controlled tasks, Amazon thinks there’s still room for its own digital assistant. They’re now launching on preview improved app controls which will let you use voice controls or commands to launch an app and also to do stuff within those specific apps. […]

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Amazon’s New ‘Alexa for Apps’ Feature Lets iPhone Users Ask Alexa to Launch Apps

Amazon’s Alexa assistant will soon be able to open Android and iOS apps using voice commands, thanks to a new feature called Alexa for Apps that Amazon is launching for app developers as of today. With Alexa for Apps, iPhone and Android users can make requests using the Alexa app, Alexa built-in phones, or Alexa […]

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Enquête sectorielle sur l’internet des objets : Siri, Alexa et Google Assistant sous les feux de la rampe en Europe

L’Union européenne se penche à nouveau sur la question de savoir si les grandes technologies ne s’approprient pas une part trop importante du marché numérique, cette fois-ci dans le domaine des appareils connectés. La commissaire Margrethe Vestager a annoncé le lancement d’une enquête sectorielle pour s’assurer que les entreprises à l’origine des appareils intelligents et […]

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