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Here's what different ring colors on your Amazon Echo mean

25 Feb 2020

Here's what different ring colors on your Amazon Echo mean

Amazon's Echo devices, known for their handy Alexa-powered features, sport fancy light rings.

Amazon Alexa tells user to kill herself for 'greater good'

24 Dec 2019

Amazon Alexa tells user to kill herself for 'greater good'

Recently, a paramedic student in the United Kingdom was left horrified after seeking the help of Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa to study.

Hackers can spy on you via Alexa, Google Assistant

22 Oct 2019

Hackers can spy on you via Alexa, Google Assistant

Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa dominate as two incredibly impressive AI-powered voice assistants.

From eyeglasses to ring, these are Amazon's new Alexa-powered devices

26 Sep 2019

From eyeglasses to ring, these are Amazon's new Alexa-powered devices

Amazon is taking on Google and Apple like never before!

Amazon Dot v/s Echo: Which one should you buy?

29 Jun 2019

Amazon Dot v/s Echo: Which one should you buy?

It feels so futuristic to summon Alexa and have her do things for you - play music or read news or set reminders or simply turn on/off the lights.

Baby thinks her name is 'Alexa', thanks to Amazon Echo

16 Jun 2019

Baby thinks her name is 'Alexa', thanks to Amazon Echo

Smart assistants, like Amazon Alexa, have become a part of our daily lives.

Soon, Facebook could offer products with its own AI assistant

31 May 2019

Soon, Facebook could offer products with its own AI assistant

After Google, Apple, and Amazon, Facebook could be the next big technology giant to jump on the bandwagon of voice-activated products.

Now, you can ask Alexa to forget conversations: Here's how

30 May 2019

Now, you can ask Alexa to forget conversations: Here's how

Alexa, the digital voice assistant from Amazon, is getting a handy new privacy feature, one you can use to delete your voice recordings instantly.

You can spy back on your smart devices like Echo

28 Apr 2019

You can spy back on your smart devices like Echo

Smart home devices are known to collect/share information with third-parties to improve your experience as well as to serve adverts.

Apparently, Amazon's Alexa employees can find out where you live

25 Apr 2019

Apparently, Amazon's Alexa employees can find out where you live

Amazon Alexa is great at handling queries - be it ordering food, getting a cab, or keeping you entertained.

Amazon Earth Week Sale: Top-deals on smartphones, accessories, and laptops

16 Apr 2019

Amazon Earth Week Sale: Top-deals on smartphones, accessories, and laptops

In commemoration of the Earth Day, which falls on April 22, Amazon has announced the Earth Week Sale from April 16-22.

#AprilFoolsDay: Best pranks ever played by tech companies

01 Apr 2019

#AprilFoolsDay: Best pranks ever played by tech companies

Finally, it's April 1, the day when we all play some of the wackiest pranks on our friends, family, and loved ones.

Soon, Samsung could launch an affordable Google Home competitor

29 Dec 2018

Soon, Samsung could launch an affordable Google Home competitor

In the game of smart home speakers, Google Home and Amazon Echo are the most preferred choices.

#CreepAlert: Alexa told user to 'kill your foster parents'

22 Dec 2018

#CreepAlert: Alexa told user to 'kill your foster parents'

Amazon's Alexa can help you with tasks ranging from food ordering to shopping.

Amazon 'mistakenly' sends someone's private Alexa recordings to stranger

21 Dec 2018

Amazon 'mistakenly' sends someone's private Alexa recordings to stranger

Sales of virtual assistants, like Amazon's Alexa, are booming in many countries.

Amazon's Echo Wall Clock visualizes your Alexa timers: Here's how

16 Dec 2018

Amazon's Echo Wall Clock visualizes your Alexa timers: Here's how

Back in September, Amazon had announced Echo Wall Clock as a smart home device capable of adding visual elements to your Alexa timers.

Now listen to Bauua Singh from 'Zero' on your Alexa

12 Dec 2018

Now listen to Bauua Singh from 'Zero' on your Alexa

Are you a die-hard fan of Shah Rukh Khan who also owns Amazon's Alexa? Then, here's a good news for you.

5 interesting things you can do with Amazon's Echo speakers

02 Dec 2018

5 interesting things you can do with Amazon's Echo speakers

When it comes to smart assistants, there's no denying that Amazon's Alexa is neck-to-neck with Google Assistant.

Finally, Amazon Echo speakers are getting Apple Music: Details here

02 Dec 2018

Finally, Amazon Echo speakers are getting Apple Music: Details here

After a long wait, Amazon is bringing Apple Music on its Alexa-powered Echo devices.

Alexa beeps out 'C**d' from 'Abhi Na Jao Chhod kar'

28 Nov 2018

Alexa beeps out 'C**d' from 'Abhi Na Jao Chhod kar'

Alexa, Amazon's very own digital assistant, has been garnering a lot of love and appreciation in India lately.

Here's how Alexa's India-specific content can help your child

12 Aug 2018

Here's how Alexa's India-specific content can help your child

Amazon has pushed new updates for its smart assistant Alexa and Alexa-supported devices like Amazon Echo to particularly cater to Indian children.

Here's how Alexa's India-specific content can help your child

08 Aug 2018

Here's how Alexa's India-specific content can help your child

Amazon has pushed new updates for its smart assistant Alexa and Alexa-supported devices like Amazon Echo to particularly cater to Indian children.

Amazon Freedom Sale begins August 9: All details here

04 Aug 2018

Amazon Freedom Sale begins August 9: All details here

Amazon has announced its three-day 'Amazon Freedom Sale' in India.

You may soon make calls using your Apple's HomePod

23 Jul 2018

You may soon make calls using your Apple's HomePod

Apple's HomePod smart speaker, which became commercially available a few months back, is reportedly getting an update that'll include a slew of new features including the ability to make and receive phone calls.

Amazon Prime Day Sale starts from July 16: Details here

05 Jul 2018

Amazon Prime Day Sale starts from July 16: Details here

For the fourth consecutive year now, Amazon will be hosting its Amazon Prime Day Sale in India starting July 16, 12 pm IST onwards.

#CreepAlert: Alexa says to its owner, "I see people dying"

25 Jun 2018

#CreepAlert: Alexa says to its owner, "I see people dying"

San Francisco-based Echo user Shawn Kinnear has reported that Amazon's digital smart voice assistant Alexa recently made an unprompted and disturbing statement at his home.

Amazon Echo recorded private conversation, sent it to random contact

26 May 2018

Amazon Echo recorded private conversation, sent it to random contact

Danielle, an Amazon Echo user from Portland, Oregon, has experienced something strange and rather concerning with her digital home assistant.

Amazon launches Echo Dot Kids Edition smart speaker

26 Apr 2018

Amazon launches Echo Dot Kids Edition smart speaker

Amazon has launched a Kids Edition of its Echo Dot smart speaker for $79.99 (Rs. 5,400) in the US.

Alexa gets Cleartrip integration, Amazon Echo can now search flights

17 Apr 2018

Alexa gets Cleartrip integration, Amazon Echo can now search flights

Amazon's Alexa has found another use-case with the integration of Cleartrip - an online travel company.

Privacy is a myth. Under fire this time: Smart speakers

13 Apr 2018

Privacy is a myth. Under fire this time: Smart speakers

Google recently launched its smart speaker Google Home in India. Amazon's Echo smart speaker is already available in the home market since last year.

Google Home smart speakers most probably will be Flipkart-exclusive

04 Apr 2018

Google Home smart speakers most probably will be Flipkart-exclusive

Google is launching its Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers in India on April 10 and the product might initially be Flipkart-exclusive.

Ahead of launch, Google Home speakers get Gaana, Saavn integration

04 Apr 2018

Ahead of launch, Google Home speakers get Gaana, Saavn integration

Days before their launch, Google has apparently added support for Gaana and Saavn, the two popular music streaming services, on its Home series speakers.

Here are 7 hot gadgets to buy under Rs. 20,000

02 Apr 2018

Here are 7 hot gadgets to buy under Rs. 20,000

Technology is getting better by the day and tech companies are striving to bring the best products with the latest technology, but devices with high-end specs are often expensive and don't find many buyers.

Bug in Amazon's Alexa makes it randomly laugh, scares users

08 Mar 2018

Bug in Amazon's Alexa makes it randomly laugh, scares users

In a strange and rather amusing bug, users of devices enabled with Amazon's digital voice assistant Alexa have reported that the latter seems to randomly start laughing of its own accord, without being prompted to.

Amazon Prime Music officially comes to India

28 Feb 2018

Amazon Prime Music officially comes to India

Amazon has officially launched its music streaming service called Prime Music in India.

Xiaomi, Microsoft sign MoU to collaborate on AI tech, hardware

24 Feb 2018

Xiaomi, Microsoft sign MoU to collaborate on AI tech, hardware

Microsoft and Xiaomi have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work collaboratively in the fields of cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and hardware.

Facebook to launch voice-based video chat home device

15 Jan 2018

Facebook to launch voice-based video chat home device

According to media reports, Facebook is foraying into the devices market and has developed a voice-based home video chat device called Portal.

CES 2018: The rise of offbeat and bizarre gadgets

12 Jan 2018

CES 2018: The rise of offbeat and bizarre gadgets

The ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 at Las Vegas, USA, is witnessing the launch of some truly innovative gadgets and products that go beyond smartphones and laptops and even VR headsets.

Samsung's $200 Bixby-powered smart speaker to debut in early-2018

15 Dec 2017

Samsung's $200 Bixby-powered smart speaker to debut in early-2018

Five months after Samsung Mobile President, DJ Koh, confirmed they were working on a smart home speaker, reports surfaced that Samsung is gearing up to launch the device next year.

Alexa powered Amazon Echo devices can now understand your accent

05 Nov 2017

Alexa powered Amazon Echo devices can now understand your accent

Amazon has taken its own sweet time to launch the Echo range of smart speakers in India, and for good reason.