Amazon Echo comes in red now to help raise funds to fight AIDS

Amazon Echo comes in red now to help raise funds to fight AIDS

The new, second-generation Amazon Echo smart speaker comes in a variety of different coloured shells. Amazon is adding one more to the mix: a bright red shell that’ll help raise money for the fight against AIDS. The newly coloured Echo is part of a collaboration between Amazon and (RED), and just one of a collection […]

More shoppers welcome Amazon and Google voice-activated devices into their homes, according to CIRP

More shoppers welcome Amazon and Google voice-activated devices into their homes, according to CIRP

As retailers add voice-activated ordering technology, data shows that shoppers are increasingly bringing voice-enabled devices into their homes. 27 million of the devices—either an Alexa-enabled Amazon Echo, Dot or Tap device, or a Google Home voice-activated device—are in U.S. consumers’ homes as of Sept. 30, up 25.9% from 20 million devices at the end of June, according to just-released […]

Amazon starts selling Echo in Asia, starting with India

Amazon starts selling Echo in Asia, starting with India

E-Commerce giant Amazon has begun selling its Alexa-controlled Echo speakers in Asia on October 4, starting with India, with plans to expand sales to Japan in the later part of 2017. The company said it will start selling the new Echo, Echo Plus and Echo Dot by invitation only, before shipping the devices to the […]

eHarmony skills coming to Amazon’s Alexa

eHarmony skills coming to Amazon’s Alexa

Whether you are lounging at home or getting ready to start the day, eharmony brings a new element of excitement to online dating with a skill for Amazon Alexa. eharmony users will be able to enable the eharmony ‘Skill’ for Alexa, hear their matches and messages by voice and then ask Alexa for more info on […]

Domino’s Launches Amazon Echo Ordering in the UK

Domino’s Launches Amazon Echo Ordering in the UK

Domino’s, one of the UK’s favourite pizza, is once again pioneering the use of new technologies to make ordering a pizza even easier, with voice-activated ordering through Amazon’s Echo and Dot devices. Working closely with its innovation agency We Are Social, Domino’s now allows customers with an Easy Order profile to place an order for […]

Alexa is arriving to Amazon’s Android shopping app

Alexa is arriving to Amazon’s Android shopping app

Amazon is set to roll out Alexa to its main shopping app on Android, after introducing the artificial intelligence virtual assistant to the iOS version of the app earlier in 2017. The introduction of the feature to Android was first spotted by Ford senior software engineer Nick Schwab, and Amazon later confirmed to TechCrunch that it would indeed integrate Alexa […]