Amazon Announces 15 New Products including a Voice-Enabled Microwave oven

“Amazon announced 15 new Alexa-enabled products in less than 90 minutes at an event in Seattle on Thursday, further cementing the company’s commitment to the voice assistant space,” Todd Haselton and Michelle Castillo report for CNBC. “The new suite of items ranges from microwaves and clocks to security devices and car gadgets, as well as […]

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Alexa app for iOS gains voice control

Some five months after Android users gained the ability to control Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant through a dedicated app, the e-commerce giant is bringing identical functionality to iOS, turning an iPhone or iPad into a handy Echo stand-in. The latest update to Alexa’s iOS app delivers long-awaited voice control to the virtual assistant software. Previously, […]

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Amazon Alexa will now be your butler at Marriott Hotels

(CNBC): Amazon.com said on Tuesday that it has partnered with Marriott International to help increase guest access to amenities with Alexa, through its voice-controlled device Echo, in an attempt to expand its presence in the hospitality industry. Alexa for hospitality would assist in providing services ranging from ordering room service to requesting housekeeping or calling the […]

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