But, frankly, a new Alexa speaker can feel a little overwhelming at first.Here are five important things to try first with your new Alexa speaker.
ca explores some of the exciting things you can do so far with your new Google or Amazon home assistant, beyond simply waking it with “OK Google” or “Hey, Alexa.Roku devices work with both Echo and Google Home, but Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire products are restricted to the built-in artificial intelligence produced by their respective parent companies.
Bring the original receipt, gift receipt, or packing slip to receive in-store credit.Then search via your gift's Order ID, located on the left side of the packing slip.
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Two Washington drivers allege that Jungle Trux and Amazon failed to pay overtime or grant them breaks.On Wednesday, two Washington delivery drivers filed a lawsuit in the King County Superior Court against the intermediary company Jungle Trux for not granting them proper meal or rest breaks.
Rather than adapt an existing skill, the name for apps on Amazon’s voice-controlled devices, Diageo has created a new one for the Echo Show.The skill also gives users the option to purchase certain ingredients and 12 of Diageo’s brands, including Smirnoff, Captain Morgan and Johnnie Walker, by directing them to Amazon.
ALL THE THINGS THAT ALEXA DID FOR ME IN JUST ONE DAY
Alexa read me my calendar, and I canceled a double-booking.The prompt: "Alexa, what is the weather going to be like today?
WMT , soon to be branded Walmart officially, seems to be leaving no stone unturned to counter Amazon's AMZN rising dominance.In fact, Wal-Mart's efforts to enhance its delivery services also resonate quite well with the company's strategy of growing its online grocery sales.
Walmart and Amazon Compete for the $5 Billion Meal-Kit Market That's Slipping Away From Blue Apron -- The Motley
The retailer, which has been fighting to compete with Amazon in online sales, has officially started selling meal kits.The move also comes after the embarrassing IPO of Blue Apron (NYSE:APRN) in July in which shares briefly hit $11 before steadily declining to $4.
Amazon has announced that starting today all Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick users will be able to browse the web on their TVs using Firefox or Amazon's Silk browser.Recently Google announced that it was cutting access to YouTube on Fire TV (and Amazon's Echo Show) on Jan.
Fewer and fewer people carry around copies of their music, as streaming services such as Amazon Music and Spotify have grown in popularity.Automakers are taking note, as evidenced by Audi's newest infotainment feature.
The main appeal of HomePod for me is HomeKit control, managing Apple Reminders and Cultured Code Things tasks and entries, and controlling Apple Music and Apple Podcasts playback.I’ve found that most HomeKit accessories also work with Amazon Alexa, so voice-enabled smart home control is relatively easy to do with Alexa.
As of right now, there are over 10,000 skills available for Amazon’s personal assistant, Alexa.So you can ask Alexa “what are your latest deals” and she’ll let you know what’s happening right now.
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The battle between Amazon and Google escalated earlier this month, when YouTube announced that it would cut access to its service on Amazon Fire TV devices starting Jan.5, which is important because that same day Amazon filed a patent application for an internet service that would allow the transmission of videos, photos and audio files.
What Concerns Stew Leonard's CEO About the Amazon/Whole Foods Deal
December 19, 2017
The growth of Amazon, and particularly its recent acquisition of Whole Foods, has everyone in the retail business worried, according to the CEO of family-owned grocery chain Stew Leonard’s.He gives an example of what information Amazon might be able to get if it offered one of his company’s famous perks.
“Clearly you don’t have Amazon Prime.This simple mesh bag makes creamy homemade dairy-free milk beverages a breeze and also works for homemade vegan cheese!
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After spending about a week with the Echo Spot, here’s how I felt about Amazon’s latest smart speaker.Get the latest deals, reviews and recommendations from the editors of TIME: sign up for The Goods newsletter here
Echo Spot: The Good
Attractive, sleek design
Besides the touchscreen, the Amazon Echo Spot doesn’t resemble the Echo Show at all.
The $200 Amazon Echo Look is only available by invitation, which you can request on the camera's Amazon page.Tyler Lizenby/CNET
When the Amazon Echo Look debuted in summer 2017, the online retailer billed its $200 smart speaker as a coach for people who care about clothing.