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Oppo Find X review: Finding space

by David Imel June 19, 20180 comments
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Pop-up cameras: Which does it better, the Vivo Nex or Oppo Find X?

by Oliver Cragg 6 hours ago0 comments
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After a week with YouTube Music, my heart is still with Spotify

by Duncan Elder 3 hours ago0 comments
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Spec showdown: Oppo Find X vs the competition

by Mitja Rutnik June 20, 20180 comments
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Amazon Echo commands – our guide to everything Alexa can do

Want to know what kinds of Amazon Echo commands you can say to get the connected speaker to do stuff for you? Here are the Echo commands you need to know.
by Andrew GrushMarch 20, 2018

Muse Auto smartens your car with Alexa

Alexa is reaching all kinds of devices, and a new product attempts to bring it to your automobile. Enter Muse Auto, the device that will make your car smarter.
by Edgar CervantesFebruary 11, 2018

Can we all agree that we do not want ads on our smart speakers?

This is not to say Amazon is not testing out ways to tap advertising in Alexa's skills, but the company said there are no plans to include ads in Alexa.
by Williams PelegrinJanuary 29, 2018

You can now use your voice in the Alexa app for Android

The update basically adds Alexa to the Alexa app, which has been a long time coming.
by Williams PelegrinJanuary 19, 2018
 
 

More Alexa-powered smart speakers are coming, thanks to Qualcomm

Qualcomm and Amazon have just announced that Qualcomm’s Smart Audio platform has been qualified by Amazon for the Alexa Voice Service.
by Robert TriggsJanuary 8, 2018

You’ll soon be able to use augmented reality smart glasses to talk to Alexa

Vuzix says its Alexa-backed AR glasses will be available during the second quarter of 2018 for around $1,000, though it hopes to bring the price down to $500 by 2019.
by Williams PelegrinJanuary 7, 2018

Amazon wants to put Alexa in your kitchen, on your wrist, and in your ears

The new developer tools make it possible to put Alexa in headphones, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and even microwaves and ovens.
by Williams PelegrinJanuary 5, 2018

Amazon launches Alexa, Prime Music, and trio of Echo devices in Canada

Canadian residents can now use Alexa, but will have to wait until the first week of December to get their hands on Amazon's Echo devices.
by Williams PelegrinNovember 15, 2017

Alexa can now recognize your voice and give personalized answers

Similar to what Google has done with its AI-powered speaker, you can now train Alexa to recognize multiple voices and give personalized responses.
by Brian ReighOctober 11, 2017

Amazon doesn’t need to be in phones if it’s in everything else

Amazon is quickly ramping up its Alexa partnerships, and appears to be aiming for a connected future untethered from today's smartphones.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 29, 2017
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