Save $100 when you pre-order two Alexa-enabled Amazon Echo Shows with touchscreen

The Amazon Echo lineup has made smart home technology accessible to many. These handy Alexa-enabled devices integrate wirelessly with your smart home ecosystem to let you stream music and more via...

Third parties have always been the key to Amazon’s smart home domination plans

For Amazon, hardware has always been a means to an end. From the Kindle e-reader to the Fire tablets to its TV offerings, the company...

Your next car will change color, take directions like a NASA rover, and wink

Not long ago, automotive presence at CES was negligible at best. As the years has gone by, however,  cars have grown smarter and more connected. Because of this, CES is...

Amazon makes its awesome mic system available to third-party developers

Amazon announced on Thursday that it would make its high-performance far-field microphone array and voice processing technology available to hardware makers who want to build the Alexa experience into their...

Google Assistant keeps gaining skills, adds new Listen tab for Google Home app

It's still got a ways to go before catching up with Amazon's Alexa, but Google Assistant is already proving its mettle with the addition of support for iHeartRadio, as well...

From molecular scanners to mech racing, CES 2017 brought science fiction to life

CES 2017 stood out as one of the more revolutionary shows in recent memory. What does this say about the future of the tech industry? Are we headed for a...

Alexa adds DISH support for your DVRing pleasure

DISH DVR owners can now connect directly to the Amazon Echo or Dot and tell Alexa to turn on ESPN, find Matt Damon movies, or...

Hey, Alexa, are things going to get weird?

They say that news is what happens to a writer on his way to the bathroom and I’ve recently discovered something fascinating. Alexa – and,...

Alexa gains conversational skill with ‘The Grand Tour’ and you’re invited

An Alexa skill adds conversational experience and interaction between 'The Grand Tour' stars and fans with weekly trivia and more. PullString's conversational experience platform is available for developers to add...

Alexa is about to get a lot smarter thanks to hundreds of new commands

Amazon is adding commands to the Alexa Skills Kit to make it easier for developers to build skills. The goal is to help Alexa understand questions better. New categories...

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Volkswagen, Kuka cooperate on robots for electric, autonomous cars

FRANKFURT German carmaker Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) and robot maker Kuka are expanding a cooperation to develop ways that robots can help drivers of electric...