Part speaker, part personal assistant, Amazon Echo moves into a Crave writer's home, gets yelled at, tells jokes and becomes part of the family.
"Dozens" of engineers have been dismissed in recent weeks from the secretive lab behind Amazon's consumer hardware, the Wall Street Journal reports.
A new integration between the connected-home platform and Amazon's popular smart speaker means that you'll be able to control SmartThings-compatible gadgets simply by asking Alexa.
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Alexa is like Siri-in-a-speaker, and Amazon wants her to quarterback your smart-home setup.
Owners of the Echo smart speaker can now turn their Wink-compatible lighting products on and off simply by asking "Alexa"
"Alexa, update my Facebook status." Here's how to use IFTTT automation to get your Echo speaker to do that and other cool Echo tricks.
With a new software development kit and a $100 million dollar investment fund, Amazon wants third parties to help make the Alexa-controlled smart speaker even smarter.
It had been available on an invite-only basis. Starting next month, anyone can bring it home, with devices shipping out for $180.