There are some amazing deals happening for Green Monday

December 13, 2017

Get tons of lots on Amazon Device and more . Image: techbargains Just to let you know, if you buy something peculiarity now, Mashable might deserve an affiliate commission. If you’re scratching your honcho about the term “Green Monday” you’re not alone. It’s unquestionably a situation, though, and with two weeks left ’til Christmas your shopping eras are numbered. SEE ALSO: Green Monday is apparently a occasion and these are…


Stop the Chitchat. Bots Dont Need to Sound Like Us

November 26, 2017

Bert Brautigam is sick of having conversations with his devices. Like many of us, Brautigam, who works for the design firm Ziba, uses voice assistants like Google’s phone AI or Amazon’s Alexa. The theory is that voice commands make life more convenient. But these assistants are scripted to emulate every­day conversation. And everyday conversation is filled with little pauses and filler words, the “phatic” spackle of social interactions. That’s why…


Save big on Amazon’s new Echo Plus and Kindles this Black Friday

November 9, 2017

Image: amazon Looking for discounts on Amazon’s “families ” of contraptions during Black Friday? Good, because the online retailer’s just pre-announced a assortment of sweet bargains that’ll save you coin on everything from the brand-new Echo Plus to the brand-new Cloud Cam. SEE ALSO: If you own an iPhone X, you absolutely need to know this gesture manoeuvre Yeah, we know that Black Friday isn’t for a few more weeks,…


Amazon is working on smart glasses to house Alexa AI, says FT

October 1, 2017

Amazon is working on building a pair of smart glasses to house its Alexa voice assistant, and a home security camera that could be linked to its existing Echo connected devices to further expand their capabilities, according to a report in the FT citing people familiar with the company’s plans. The newspaper says one or both of these products could be launched before the end of the year, alongside updates…


Life Bots new Alexa app can text you reminders, help with daily activities

July 29, 2017

A new voice app from a Y Combinator-backed startup called Life Botwants to make it easier to use Amazon Alexa as a digital auxiliary, by aiding with your daily programmes and hearing your personal predilections. At opening, Life Bots Alexa app has a handful of maneuvers up its sleeve. It can find your misguided phone, for example, by uttering it a ring. Or it was able to verse you remembers…


Banking with your personal assistant will be the future, whether you like it or not

June 11, 2017

Image: ambar del moral/ mashable It is suggested that asking your telephone helper for your bank account will soon be a reality. Samsung lately partnered with three of South Korea’s largest banks to start singer bidding banking a reality for South Korean users. Bixby which is shipped with the Samsung Galaxy S8 can make financial transactions by voice dominate via Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass, Samsung’s answer to Touch ID….


Hands on with the world’s first 4K TV with built-in Alexa voice controls

May 17, 2017

Image: ramyond wong/mashable It used to be that you bought a cheap TV from budget brands and got pure garbage for what you paid for, but that’s not so anymore. Case in point: Westinghouse and Elements new 4K Amazon Fire Edition TVs, the first smart TVs to include Alexa voice control. They start at $449 for a 43-inch and climb up to $889 for a 65-inch 4K set, but man…


Third parties have always been the key to Amazons smart home domination plans

May 7, 2017

For Amazon, hardware has always been a means to an aim. From the Kindle e-reader to the Fire tablets to its TV presents, the company has always plowed the room as something of a loss leader even with its most popular presents. Amazon has located success in pricing inventions much closer to cost than the rivalry something a company can only really get by with if it is proposed to…


Amazon beefs up drone delivery R&D in Cambridge

May 6, 2017

Amazon is expanding its R& D facilities in Cambridge, UK, witha plan to move intoa new 60,000 sq ft locate in the city withcapacity for more than 400 staff. Cambridge University, one of the UKs top rank academic institutions, has a strong places great importance on science explaining why a raft of tech conglomerates( yesterday, Amazon enunciated staff at the site will includemachine learning scientists, knowledge engineers, data scientists, numerical…


How Echo Look could feed Amazons big data fueled fashion ambitions

April 30, 2017

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The indefinitely stores a copy for Amazon too). But the flagship feature of the app isa fashion feedback service, calledStyle Check, which Amazon says will utilizemachine learning to ratefashion choices and help users choosebetween outfit pairs. And ultimately, presumably, givetheir…