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Amazon Alexa learns to thwart burglars by detecting home intrusions

Amazon Echo speakers will be able to thwart burglars after learning to detect the sound of windows being broken into.<p>An upcoming change to the Alexa voice assistant will mean an Echo can be turned into a home security system by being placed in a “guard” mode that detects unusual sounds in the house.<p>…

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The Latest Amazon Alexa Update May Be The Creepiest One Yet

11:59 AM 09/21/2018<p>Amazon rolled out the latest update to its voice assistant, Alexa, this week, and I’m officially creeped out.<p>The behemoth tech …

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday.<p>Have an Amazon Alexa device? Now you can hear 10 Things in Tech each morning. Just search for "Business Insider" in your Alexa's flash briefing settings.


Amazon Fire TV Recast

Price: $230-$280 | Buy | LinkAmazon’s Fire TV Recast is a DVR for over-the-air TV channels. You can record up to 4 shows at once, and stream both …

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Microsoft says Skype is coming to Amazon Alexa devices later this year, letting Alexa users make outgoing voice and video calls, accept incoming calls, and more


Listen to Michigan News from MLive on your Amazon Alexa device

You can now get a quick dose of MLive headlines on your Amazon Alexa device.<p>We recently released "Michigan News from MLive," a two-minute take on the …

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Skype calling coming to Amazon Alexa devices later this year

Microsoft and Amazon are working together to bring Skype calling to Alexa-powered devices, which brings into question, again, where Microsoft is …


Amazon Alexa now enabled on more than 20,000 smart home devices

While U.S.-based e-commerce giant Amazon spent yesterday introducing a collection of proprietary Alexa-enabled devices, the company’s digital …

Smart Homes

Amazon Alexa is learning how to whisper – and more

Amazon Alexa is getting more personable and more conversational, with 50,000 skills now available, and new features that will make the assistant more …


Amazon Alexa location-based Routines turns on your lights when you get home

Amazon on Thursday introduced location-based Routines, what it calls the commands you set up with its digital assistant Alexa to trigger connected devices.<p>The announcement came alongside the unveiling of Echo Auto, a cassette-tape-sized device you put in your car so Amazon's voice-controlled …

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New Amazon Alexa Features and Echo Gear Are About to Take Over Your News Feed

Amazon is holding an event to reveal new Amazon Alexa features and Amazon Echo products on Sept. 20 at its Seattle headquarters. The press event will …

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Amazon Alexa 2018 event: Editors react - Video - CNET

CNET First Look<p>CNET First Look<p>Amazon Alexa 2018 event: Editors react<p>Smart HomeAlexaAmazon


Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip

Price: $80 | BuyTP-Link’s intelligent power strip lets you toggle up to six devices at once. You can remotely turn devices on and off via its app, or …


Listen to BIG DOG 106 on Amazon Alexa and Google Home

The new way to listen to BIG DOG 106 is on Amazon Alexa or Google Home. Just follow the easy to use instructions below and you'll be listening to The …

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Save 23% On The Vobot: The World’s First Smart Clock With Amazon Alexa

We have an awesome deal on the Vobot: The World’s First Smart Clock With Amazon Alexa in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today.<p>The Vobot: The World’s …


Axwell / Ingrosso Drop Dancing Alone Music Video, Amazon Alexa Skill, Announce Dancing Alone Remixes

Axwell /\ Ingrosso have shared the official video for single “Dancing Alone” featuring RØMANS. The massive video was created by 21-year-old Swedish …

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8 Smart speakers that bring Alexa to life

Alexa is one of the most impressive additions to technology we’ve seen in recent years. She’s powered by countless algorithms to keep up with our …

Smart Homes

Assassin's Creed Odyssey - Alexa Meets Alexios - IGN Video

Ubisoft's Alexios is an Assassin's Creed Odyssey-themed download for the Amazon Alexa.

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Geek Daily Deals Sep. 18, 2018: 2-Pack of Smart Plugs for $22 With Secret Code!

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Geek Daily Deals – Get a pair of AUKEY smart plugs for home automation, just $22 today with the secret code!<p>AUKEY Wi-Fi Smart …

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Cisno WiFi Robot Vacuum with Alexa

<b>Description</b><p>Wouldn't it be nice to check off household chores while you're out running errands? Well, you can with Cisno's Robot Vacuum. This …

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Audi E-Tron SUV Will Feature Amazon Alexa (Video)

We have already seen some photos and a video of the new Audi E-Tron SUV and now we have some more details on the car and its features.<p>It looks like …

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We may find Amazon Alexa in a microwave and in many other devices this year

Amazon is always looking to add diversity to its product lineup and now it seems that it also plans to integrate their digital assistant to these new …

Tech Trends

You Can Now Get Your Amazon Alexa With A Screen, And It Is $100 Off

2:23 PM 09/17/2018<p>If you’ve gotten used to having Alexa in your life via the Amazon Echo or Echo Dot, the Echo Show is the next step to an even …

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This smart thermostat can control your heating/cooling from a phone for $48.50 shipped

Amazon offers the Insteon Smart Thermostat (2441TH) for <b>$48.71 shipped</b>. Normally around $65, this is a new all-time low that we’ve tracked and is the best available. If you’ve yet to upgrade your home with a smart thermostat, this is one of the most affordable ways to do so. Over 50% of shoppers …

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There's one big difference between TP-Link's Archer C7 and A7 routers

We're a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We live and breathe PCs, and use plenty of accessories, including routers, to …


Amazon Alexa SVP Taylor on the Future of Digital Assistants – Bloomberg

Amazon Alexa SVP Taylor on the Future of Digital Assistants<p>Amazon Alexa SVP Taylor on the Future of Digital Assistants<p>Amazon Alexa SVP Taylor on the …

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The Vobot Is an Alexa-enabled Smart Alarm Clock

Vobot is a smart clock that works with Amazon Alexa to provide voice assistant capabilities, and offers touch, motion, and voice controls to play …

Amazon Alexa

First Hawaiian Bank Says “Aloha” to Voice Banking

BROOKFIELD, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p><i>Bank will be first based on the Island to offer voice banking to its customers</i><p>Fiserv, Inc. (FISV), a leading …

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Amazon Alexa may bite your head off if asked to play that darn ‘Baby Shark’ song

Voice assistants are designed to do what we ask them to do, but that doesn’t mean they have to like it. Amazon’s wildly popular A.I. assistant Alexa …

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Vobot: The World's First Smart Clock With Amazon Alexa | Cult of Mac Deals

• Dimensions: 3.55" x 3.55" x 2.9"<br>• Weight: 0.32 pounds<br>• Connectivity: 2.4GHz Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n<br>• Audio: 5W speaker, audio codec with DSP, D-Class amplifier, 3.5mm AUX OUT<br>• Display: 320 white LEDs dot matrix<br>• Power supply: DC 5V / 2A, micro-USB<br>• Battery: 1,800 mAh<br>• Smart alarm clock<br>• Proactive reminder<br>• Sleep coach …

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