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Amazon Alexa & Echo devices are now available in India

By : CIOL Writers

A week after launching its latest range of Alexa powered Echo smart speakers, Amazon is expanding them to Asia for the first time, starting with India. The e-commerce giant announced yesterday that Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot along with Alexa

BMW cars will support Alexa voice control starting 2018

By : CIOL Writers

Automobile giant BMW has announced to bring Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant in all its cars starting 2018. The two companies revealed that the voice integration will begin in the middle of next year giving users access to Alexa skills and voice-based

Amazon unveils 6 new gadgets including a $99 Echo smart speaker

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon Echo was the star of the moment when the tech major unveiled half a dozen new devices at Amazon headquarters in Seattle yesterday. From a second-generation $99 Echo and a new Echo Plus for $149 to a $129 Echo Spot,

Amazon adds Alexa voice support to its Music app

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon has finally added Alexa voice support to its Amazon Music app. The updated feature is available so far only in the US, UK, Germany, and Austria.  The new feature allows users to use their voice to change the music and

Amazon said to be working on Alexa-powered smart glasses

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon is working on a pair of smart glasses with an in-built Alexa voice assistant, according to a report in the Financial Times. The smartphone-tethered device would look like a regular pair of glasses and won’t have a screen or camera.

Alexa finally coming to Amazon’s Android app, starting this week

By : CIOL Writers

After introducing Alexa to iPhone users by making the feature available within the retailer’s main shopping app this March, Amazon is now rolling out the voice assistant to its Android app, starting next week. Echo device owners began seeing notifications from Amazon

Amazon’s Alexa skill count reaches 15,000

By : CIOL Writers

Within a span of five months, Amazon’s Alexa voice platform has jumped over from 10,000 skills to reach over a count of 15,000. “Skills” for the digital assistant are essentially small pieces of software that add functionality to devices like

Ikea’s smart light bulbs will now take commands from Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant

By : CIOL Writers

Remote-control or app-control lightning will soon be a thing of past as Ikea’s new smart light bulbs will now take voice commands from the likes of Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant. Powered by Digital Assistants Announcing the new line of

Amazon introduces tools to help developers create engaging Alexa Skills

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon is giving one more ability to its Alexa Skills– to fetch information regarding its user’s locations. Aiming to help Alexa developers create more functional and engaging Alexa Skills, Amazon has announced some new tools for development. Now developers can use the new