If A.I. doesn’t replace your job, it may make it much more pleasant

As smart assistants and AI grow in complexity and capability, the question arises of how such technologies will affect the workplace and workforce of the future. Will we adapt, or...

Amazon patents a real-time accent translator

Amazon has applied for a patent for an audio system that detects the accent of a speaker and changes it to the accent of the listener, perhaps helping eliminate...

Polk Command Bar Review

Amazon’s popular voice assistant, Alexa, is everywhere these days, but how well does it control your TV? We put Polk’s new Alexa-enabled Command Bar to the test to find out. The...

Alexa takes a cue from Google with its new Amazon Cast streaming feature

As Google and Amazon continue to compete for smart home dominance, their products and features are beginning to look … well, the same. On Thursday, July 26, Amazon debuted a...

Alexa Cast will let users cast Amazon Music to Alexa devices

Amazon today announced Alexa Cast to allow for better music control on Alexa devices. Users will be able to more easily transition from listening to through the Amazon Music...

‘Alexa, turn up the bass’ is now a real command thanks to a new...

You're getting a bit more control over Alexa thanks to its newest feature, which introduces the ability to adjust EQ settings with only your voice. The equalizer feature lets you...

Now Alexa can adjust your Echo’s EQ

Alexa is finally getting an equalizer feature, letting users adjust EQ settings with commands like “Alexa, decrease the treble.” It’s a nice feature that I’m honestly a bit surprised the...

Alexa can now have a conversation with members of the deaf community

Greg Mombert/Digital TrendsAs convenient as voice assistants have proven themselves to be, these A.I.-powered tools have lagged in their inability to serve the deaf community. But one enterprising computer...

That $20 Wyze Cam now works with Alexa

The Wyze Cam has long been a strong contender for the best deal in connected home security. I haven’t actually tried the thing out, but Greg was “surprisingly impressed” with...

Amazon’s Show Mode Dock makes the Echo Show mostly unnecessary

Google gave us a hardware blitzkrieg at CES. Among other things, the company announced a new smart display category, aimed at taking on the Echo Show through sheer, brute force....

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China’s Didi backs Uber rival Careem to expand its global footprint...

A week after its first investment in Europe, Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing is spreading its wings once...