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.
Virtual assistants have become commonplace in modern technology, but Microsoft thinks it knows how to push its Cortana a step beyond the rest.
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.
Already leagues ahead of Apple's Siri in natural-language recognition, Google Now's expanded role in Android M could make it the most valuable feature.
GameSpot's Alexa Ray Corriea traveled to Canada to play Assassin's Creed Syndicate. She joins other GameSpot staff on set at The Lobby to give us all the details about this 1800s-London-based Assassin's Creed game.
Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?