Amazon has announced refreshes to their Echo line of smart speakers with the launch of the Echo (4th Gen), Echo Dot (4th Gen) and the Echo Dot (4th Gen) with clock. They all have design refreshes in a new spherical shape, improved sound quality and bass, a tap-to-snooze feature and a Low Power Mode for power savings.
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Amazon has launched two new Echo companion devices in India namely Echo Link and Echo Link Amp. This comes after the launch of Echo Show in India recently. Echo Link is priced at Rs.19,999 and Echo Link Amp is priced at Rs.29,999 respectively. The Echo Link is now available for pre-order from Amazon.in and will ship from April 16th.
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As the IPL fever grips the entire nation, Alexa is prepping up with knowledge about the various teams, players, match schedules and trivia. From now, Amazon Echo users will be able to easily track live cricket match scores and follow their favourite teams and cricketers using simple voice commands. Continue reading “IPL 2019: Track live cricket scores on Amazon Echo with Alexa”
Amazon India today has announced that Echo users can now control their Smart Home cameras, ACs, TVs and set-top boxes with just their voice. You can switch on the lamp, turn on the geyser without getting out of bed or dim the lights from the couch to watch a movie without lifting a finger. Continue reading “Amazon Alexa now lets you control smart home cameras, ACs, TVs, set-top boxes and more with voice”
Amazon Alexa digital assistant is part of the Echo devices that Amazon ships out. The job of Alexa is to answer questions when asked and respond to commands among many others. In what can be seen as the most embarrassing moment, according to an Oregon family who claims that their Amazon Echo has recorded a conversation and then sent it to a random person on their contact list. Continue reading “Amazon explains why Echo recorded a conversation and sent it to a random contact”
Amazon today launched Echo Spot, a small Echo device with 2.5 inch circular display that can be used on your desk or a nightstand so you can view your calendar, see the weather update, check the time, wake up to music alarms, turn your lights on and off, see shopping and to do lists, and more. Continue reading “Amazon Echo Spot launched in India, Echo and Echo Dot get a limited-period price cut”
Amazon has launched three Alexa powered smart speakers – Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot in India. The devices were expected to be launched in the country before Diwali. The new Echo and Echo Plus smart speakers were announced last week in the US.
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Amazon has introduced second generation Alexa o Echo smart speakers – New Echo and Echo Plus. The company also unveiled a Echo Spot alarm clock. Continue reading “Amazon unveils new Echo, Echo Plus smart speakers and Echo Spot alarm clock”
It looks like Amazon’s Echo speaker with Alexa voice assistant will be launched in India earlier than expected. A new report from FactorDaily claims, Amazon will bring the Echo smart speaker in India this Diwali which is in October.
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Alibaba is said to be working on an Amazon Echo rival aimed at Chinese market, according to a latest report from The Information. Citing sources familiar to the matter, the publication stated that Alibaba could launch the voice-activated smart speaker sometime this week.
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Amazon has introduced a new device dubbed as Echo Look that comes with a voice controlled camera. Powered by Alexa, Echo Look will use the camera that helps catalog your outfits and rates your look based on “machine learning algorithms with advice from fashion specialists.” Continue reading “Amazon Echo Look is a voice-controlled camera that will advise you on your outfits”
It looks like Amazon and Google want their smart speakers to make and receive phone calls. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, both the companies are planning to add voice calling functionality to Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers.
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Amazon is expected to launch Echo, its voice activated smart speaker device in India this year, according to a latest report from FactorDaily. Powered by Alexa which is an artificial intelligent voice assistant, Echo acts as a smart hub for your home.
Citing sources the report said that Amazon is “putting together content and localising the service,”. Amazon Echo is expected to be announced in second half of 2016. Announced in 2014, the device lets you enjoy music, manage everyday tasks and ask questions via voice commands. It offers real-time answers for questions ranging from cooking, news, sports and even basic day-to-day tasks like knowing the weather, stock markets and so on.
Last year, Google launched Google Home smart speaker that comes with Google Assistant which competes directly with Amazon Echo. Amazon is already aggressive in India with the recent Amazon Prime and Prime Video launch.
For past few days, Microsoft is in the headline constantly for its ambitious Home Hub project, which was once thought to be a competitor for Amazon Echo and Google Home. Continue reading “Microsoft Home Hub software coming to Windows 10 in 2017”