Alexa is coming to the Amazon app on Android, starting this week

This spring, Amazon introduced Alexa to a wider audience by making the virtual assistant a feature that could be accessed within the retailer’s main shopping...

Watch what you say when talking to Alexa — developers could be listening

Amazon is considering a major policy change that would allow Alexa developers to see raw transcripts of users' transcripts with the virtual assistant. The move would be geared toward keeping...

Amazon’s next Echo takes design tips from Apple’s HomePod

The next Amazon Echo will be shorter and slimmer than the original, and will gain some improved speakers and microphones. With more rounded edges and a softer design, it looks...

With hands-free operation, Amazon Alexa makes it even easier to watch TV

If you're a television fanatic located in the U.S., you can now ask Amazon Alexa on your Echo, Echo Dot, or Echo Show to turn on (or off) your TV,...

Logitech’s Harmony Alexa skill now simplifies home theater voice control

Logitech has updated the Alexa skill for its Harmony line of universal remotes, making it very easy to control your home theater with your voice...

Alexa devices get deep discounts for Amazon Prime Day

Amazon is deeply discounting its two most popular Alexa devices today, the Echo and Echo Dot, as the retailer’s annual Prime Day sale kicks off....

Amazon pushes Alexa ordering with $10 for first-time voice shoppers and Prime discounts

Amazon is again pushing Alexa’s voice shopping capabilities with today’s announcement of Prime Day deals. Prime Day, Amazon’s own version of a Black Friday sale...

Amazon’s Alexa passes 15,000 skills, up from 10,000 in February

Amazon’s Alexa voice platform has now passed 15,000 skills – the voice-powered apps that run on devices like the Echo speaker, Echo Dot, newer Echo...

Alexa update offers in-home intercom support between Echo devices

Perhaps ideal for anyone that lives in a large, multi-story home, Amazon has rolled out a new update that lets users to call from room-to-room using Echo devices as an...

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Parker Planners launches new app that brings iPad compatibility and more

Parker Planners is known for its paper planners, but the company just launched version 2.0 of its app -- bringing the app to...