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January 8, 2018
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Moen wants you to take a shower with Siri and Alexa

Plumbing hardware giant Moen is building out its U by Moen smart shower system with the latest virtual assistant technology from Apple and Amazon, allowing users to turn on fixtures, adjust temperature settings and more with their voice. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

December 26, 2017
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Amazon Alexa and Google Home top App Store charts on Christmas Day, implies smart speakers were popular holiday gifts

The App Store charts always provide some interesting nuggets of information on Christmas Day and other big holidays as you can see the sudden influx of app downloads. This year, the Alexa app for Amazon Echo smart speakers topped App … Continue reading

October 19, 2017
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Ultimate Ears brings Amazon Alexa to its speaker lineup w/ new Blast & Megablast

Available for pre-order today, Ultimate Ears is bringing Amazon’s Alexa to its product roster with a new speaker lineup. Introducing the Blast and Megablast, the portable speakers incorporate Alexa to bring the virtual assistant wherever your music goes. Drawing on … Continue reading

May 9, 2017
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Amazon announces premium touchscreen $230 Echo Show, allowing Alexa to ‘show you things’

Amazon’s voice-driven personal assistant Alexa is going visual, via the online retailer’s new high-end Echo Show, a $ 230 tabletop personal assistant featuring a 7-inch touchscreen, 5-megapixel camera, and dual 2-inch stereo speakers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 8, 2017
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Is Apple getting Siri-ous in the face of Amazon’s Alexa Echo?

There’s a new gold rush in tech, related to voice assistance and a voice-first interface for everything we do at home, in the car and while out and about. What happens if the world’s best positioned, most profitable tech company … Continue reading