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This Super Bowl Sunday, Alexa Will Call Alexa. Nothing Will Happen. You Will Still Laugh.

Whether you have an Amazon Echo at home or not. Picture by James Duncan Davidson ( Creative Commons 2.0 Licence) I have a voice-activated keychain. Love its utility- until one weekend when I was coughing and it wouldn’t stop. I pressed it deep between the mattress and the box spring. Much to […]

Here’s Why Alexa Won’t Light Up During Amazon’s Super Bowl Ad

By Brad Stone Continue reading on Bloomberg » GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT. http://copypasteprogrammers.comPlease follow and like us:0

I’m starting to think this smart speaker thing is going to be big

And how listening to Subcast seamlessly between your apps and Alexa is easy, and kinda magical. Do you remember trying to explain to a flip phone user why they should get a smart phone? I distinctly remember trying to tell my brother how having Google maps on your phone means that […]

Amazon’s Alexa Is Life-Changing for the Blind

For the blind, Amazon’s Echo and Alexa is more than just neat technology; it’s a lifeline. By Jon Kalish Bill Boules, blind since birth, has three Amazon Echos at his home in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. and says they’ve been “life-changing.” Boules, 42, bought the smart speaker as soon as […]

Open Sourcing Violet — A Voice Application Framework

Violet is built in Node.js to make it easier to build intuitive Alexa Skills Voice-enabled devices are quickly transforming the way we interact with technology — empowering us to be more productive in our daily lives. For instance, managing your to-do list, setting timers, or even discovering restaurants in your neighborhood can now […]

Some questions about the HomePod before its launch (2): Communications

Apple will release their smart speaker by February 9th, but the specifications are not clear about some of its features This week Apple finally announced that from February 9th they would be selling their HomePod, a new smart speaker to compete with Amazon’s Echo or Google Home (or maybe with Sonos). […]

Up close with Apple HomePod, Siri’s expensive new home

Hello, HomePod. Image courtesy of Apple If it were only a question of quality, Apple’s HomePod, which, after a months-long delay finally ships on February 9, should be an unqualified success. Its audio quality is excellent, especially considering its size. Seven months ago, I sat is a small room and heard Apple’s […]

Amazon’s Alexa Now in Cars

The Era of Conversational Interface in Automotive Industry is Arriving — at a Slow Pace Photo by Piotr Cichosz on Unsplash Amazon’s Alexa will now be integrated in cars; not just regular cars, but the mighty SEAT. Alexa’s capabilities keep evolving, which will be very beneficial to drivers using this popular voice service. SEAT drivers […]