Tag: Amazon Echo

Gadgets, Mobile, Privacy, Security

Third-party Amazon Echo and Google Home apps are a minefield of scary security flaws

October 21, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Smart speakers are all the rage right now, with global sales growing at a rate reminiscent of the smartphone industry’s early days and two companies rising above the vendor pack to vie for the crown. In their battle for world […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Harman Kardon unveils its priciest smart speaker yet, and no, this doesn’t support Bixby either

August 27, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

If Apple hasn’t exactly hit it out of the park with HomePod sales numbers yet, we can probably all agree the price tag attached to the Siri-controlled smart speaker is at least partly at fault. But if you thought $349 […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Home release date, price, news and features

August 9, 2018

Via: Techradar

Samsung just announced its first smart speaker with Bixby and it has called it, drum roll, the Samsung Galaxy Home. It’s been built to compete against the likes of the Amazon Echo, Apple HomePod and Google Home. The company announced […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Apple’s HomePod Is Starting to Capture More Smart Speaker Market Share

August 2, 2018

Via: Fortune

Apple’s HomePod is starting to make inroads into the smart speaker market. The tech giant’s HomePod was able to capture 6% market share in the U.S. at the end of the second quarter, earning it “small but meaningful share,” Consumer […]

Innovations, Trends

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go

May 31, 2018

Via: ZDNet

In this 50-year retrospective, we’re looking at technologies that had an impact on the world, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. Previously, we explored the 2000s. Now we continue our time travels […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Google is opening Home to third party developers

December 9, 2016

Via: Mashable

Google Home is about to get a lot more useful. The company is opening its voice-enabled Assistant to developers who can start creating “actions” for the device. Early partners will include media companies like NBC News, Buzzfeed and NPR, as […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Apple’s Echo rival could recognise your face

May 30, 2016

Via: Techradar

The Amazon Echo’s reputation and prowess just keeps on growing, so much so that Google has copied it and Apple is about to (or so the rumours suggest). Now we’ve got a few more details about what we can expect […]

Gadgets, Mobile

You may already have Apple’s Amazon Echo competitor

May 27, 2016

Via: Techradar

Last week’s unveiling of Google Home, a smart device that embeds an artificial intelligence inside of a speaker, has left many wondering when Apple will announce an Amazon Echo clone of its own. Well, if one source close to VentureBeat […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Amazon’s Echo Voice Assistant Coming To Pebble Smartwatches

May 25, 2016

Via: Popsci

Pebble is experimenting with adding Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant to its devices, confirmed sources with information on the matter. The smartwatch company just today announced new versions of their devices: the Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 and Pebble Core. Now […]