RoosterMoney unveils pocket money skill for Amazon Alexa

RoosterMoney unveils pocket money skill for Amazon Alexa

With skills aimed at children and families proving to be one of the fastest growing categories for Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant, mobile ‘pocket money’ tracking app RoosterMoney has announced the launch of the first-ever pocket money skill for the voice assistant. The RoosterMoney skill enables users to track their saving and spending, as well as keeping them […]

Virgin Trains passengers can now use Amazon Alexa to buy tickets in travel industry first

Virgin Trains passengers can now use Amazon Alexa to buy tickets in travel industry first

Virgin Trains have today become the first travel operator in the world to sell tickets through Amazon Alexa, with customers now able to book Advance Single tickets using just their voice. The innovative collaboration will enable rail travellers to sort their tickers with one simple voice-based transaction via an Alexa-enabled Amazon device, including Amazon Echo, […]

Amazon made a kid-friendly Alexa with an Echo Dot to match

Amazon made a kid-friendly Alexa with an Echo Dot to match

Amazon has unveiled the Echo Dot Kids Edition with a custom version of Alexa that will read to kids, play music, answer questions and do other chores. It uses a new flavor of its FreeTime app called FreeTime for Alexa that includes parent controls and family-friendly features that run on the Echo, Echo Dot or […]

Diageo Unveils ‘Happy Hour’ Skill for Amazon Alexa Celebrating One of the Most Spirited Hours in the Day

Diageo Unveils ‘Happy Hour’ Skill for Amazon Alexa Celebrating One of the Most Spirited Hours in the Day

The happiest hour is when friends can share great drinks over great conversation, and what better location to gather than in the comfort of your own home? With Diageo’s new ‘Happy Hour’ skill, available for users 21 and over on Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, at-home entertaining becomes easier and more experiential. For the at-home bartender there’s always […]

Dunkin’ Donuts adds voice ordering through Google Assistant

Dunkin’ Donuts adds voice ordering through Google Assistant

 Dunkin’ Donuts has announced that On-the-Go Mobile Ordering is now available through the Google Assistant, on iPhones and Android phones. Though this new integration, DD Perks Rewards members can use the Google Assistant, Google’s voice assistant technology, on their iPhones and Android phones to place a mobile order for Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, beverages, baked […]

Adobe Reveals Gen Z are UK’s Biggest Content Consumers, Engaging with over 10 Hours of Online Content a Day

Adobe Reveals Gen Z are UK’s Biggest Content Consumers, Engaging with over 10 Hours of Online Content a Day

Britons are addicted to digital content, with UK millennials spending 8.5 hours – over half of the average waking day (53%) – reading, watching, liking, creating and sharing content across their devices. For Generation Z, this rises to 10.6 hours, while the UK average is 6.9 hours. The findings come from Adobe’s latest report into […]

Capgemini report finds that voice assistants will become a dominant mode of consumer interaction in 3 years

Capgemini report finds that voice assistants will become a dominant mode of consumer interaction in 3 years

Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute has released a new report titled, “Conversational Commerce: Why Consumers Are Embracing Voice Assistants in Their Lives,” which highlights how consumers are using voice assistants and the opportunities this creates for businesses to connect with their customers. The report, which surveyed more than 5,000 consumers in the US, UK, France and […]