Google Home and Chromecast are down for some customers

‘Tis the season for large-scale service outages, apparently. Google has confirmed that many Home speaker and Chromecast customers all over the world are unable to make use of their gadgets, even after a reboot. The firm did not say why, and did not have an estimated time of restore as of this writing. However, the […]

Alexa and Echo will arrive in Italy and Spain later this 12 months

In the meantime, Amazon is encouraging builders to start out creating skills in Italian and Spanish. There’s no use having a sensible voice assistant readily available if it may well’t do a complete lot, in spite of everything. Amazon can be opening an invite-only preview for producers who wish to bake Alexa into units they […]

Alexa unofficially works in your Apple Watch

This is a standalone app, so you do not want your cellphone round for it to work, solely a knowledge or WiFi connection. Developer Damian Mehers recommends including the app as a Watch complication for simpler use. Once you have put in Voice In A Can and linked it to your Amazon account, Alexa can […]

Bonjour, Alexa: Amazon's Echo lastly involves France

It took Amazon lengthy sufficient to show Alexa French, however the assistant has reportedly gained mastery of each the language and nation. “In France, Alexa is French,” mentioned Amazon VP Jorrit Van der Meulen. “We’ve built an entirely new experience from the ground up that honors the French language and culture, allowing customers to just […]

Xbox One may match with Alexa and Google Assistant

It’s not sure what instructions could be out there, but it surely would not be out of the query to anticipate media controls (say, launching Netflix or pausing a film) or navigating to particular screens in the primary Xbox interface. The greater query surrounds availability, offered the characteristic makes the reduce within the first place. […]

Samsung needs AI options in all its units by 2020

Samsung hasn’t been shy about desirous to unfold AI options like Bixby beyond its mobile devices. But how far is it keen to go? Very far, really. The firm’s Kim Hyun-suk advised the Wall Street Journal that he expects AI options to be obtainable in all Samsung merchandise by 2020. It’ll accomplish that partially by […]

Samsung will debut Bixby with the subsequent Galaxy Note

Samsung has been teasing its upgraded Bixby 2.0 assistant for a number of months now, however when is it really going to point out up in one thing you should purchase? It should not take too for much longer. The firm’s AI analysis heart head Gray G. Lee told the Korea Herald that the brand […]

Alexa can unlock Yale's good deadbolt locks

The addition comes proper on the heels of Schlage’s support and hints at good locks have gotten way more sensible. Companies are discovering methods to take care of safety (at the very least, as long as you belief the folks inside earshot) with out giving up the comfort of a voice assistant. Don’t be shocked […]

Alexa turns into a playtime storyteller for Lego Duplo blocks

The ability is offered within the US and UK on any Alexa-ready system, and works with current Duplo units. There’s little doubt that Lego sees this as a intelligent gross sales technique (you will simply need to get sufficient kits for all these tales, will not you?), but it surely’s additionally a uncommon experiment in […]

LG home equipment now reply to each Alexa and Google Assistant

This is not the primary firm to formally help a couple of voice assistant, however these manufacturers are nonetheless few and much between. LG is definitely one of many largest given its worldwide scope. And frankly, it is good to have sensible home equipment that provide you with decisions for voice instructions. When you are […]