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Amazon Alexa will soon speak in your dead relative’s voice

Amazon Alexa will soon speak in your dead relative’s voice Speaking to the friends and relatives from beyond the grave is an impossible...

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Amazon shows off Alexa feature that mimics the voices of your dead relatives

Amazon has shown off an experimental feature for its digital assistant Alexa that uses AI to mimic the voices of users’ dead relatives. The company...

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Brooke Minters Joins The Verge as Editorial Director for Audio; Alex Cranz Becomes Official Co-host of The Vergecast

The Verge’s decade-old flagship podcast will also expand to two episodes a week Brooke Minters has joined The Verge as editorial director for...

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GE Appliance’s latest washing machine has Amazon’s Alexa built-in

The GE Profile Top Load 900 series washer uses the Alexa Voice Assistant and GE’s laundry database to wash your clothes correctly with just a voice...

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Microsoft HoloLens boss Alex Kipman is out after misconduct allegations

Insider is reporting that Microsoft’s Alex Kipman, who led the teams that developed HoloLens and Kinect, has resigned after allegations of verbal...

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Tired of calling Alexa? Here’s how you can change Alexa’s wake word

Are you tired of summoning Alexa by calling her 'Alexa'? If you are, here is an easy guide that will help you change the wake word for your...

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How to change Alexa’s wake word

Follow these steps to change your Amazon Echo smart speaker’s wake word from Alexa to Computer, Ziggy, Echo, or Amazon. If you’re getting tired...

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Amazon Astro review: too much Alexa, not enough arms

Amazon’s Astro household robot is designed for home monitoring and pairs with a Ring Alarm system. But it also wants to be your friend, and...

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Ring’s Alarm Pro and Floodlight Cam Pro are cheaper than ever today

Ring’s Floodlight Cam Pro and the Alarm Pro are selling at new all-time low prices today. You can also get three months of Hulu for just $1 a month...

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Reply All co-hosts Alex Goldman and Emmanuel Dzotsi to leave show

Goldman and Dzotsi’s announcement is the latest blow for the embattled eight-year-old show, which was once the jewel in Gimlet’s crown. Reply All...

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Amazon will pay you for your grocery shopping data

Alexa Shopping List Savings lets you clip coupons in the Alexa smartphone app and get cashback in your Amazon account. While you may buy a lot of...

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Ecobee Premium thermostat leaks with built-in Siri and Alexa support

Ecobee appears to be preparing to release two new smart thermostats: the Ecobee Enhanced, and the Ecobee Premium. The Premium model could get air...

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Alexa Together review: keeping tabs on Dad

For $20 a month and an Echo smart speaker, Alexa Together is a service designed to help elderly and vulnerable people live independently for longer...

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The latest Apple TV 4K is more affordable than ever today

The 2021 Apple TV 4K is a great streaming device, one you can pick up for just $149.99 at Amazon right now. DJI’s Mavic 3 drone is also on sale for...

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Alex Garland’s Men has more than one thing on its mind

A24’s Men from director Alex Garland is a perplexing and visceral folk horror with a deep desire to make you understand what it is to feel hunted....

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How to enable Alexa person and package announcements on an Echo speaker

Amazon’s Alexa can now show and tell you on an Echo Show or Echo smart speaker when a compatible Google Nest or Ring security camera detects a...

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Google’s latest Nest cameras now work with Amazon Alexa

The new Google Nest skill for Alexa adds live view and motion announcements with Echo speakers and smart displays to all Google Nest cameras. Good...

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Leviton’s new smart light switches don’t require a neutral wire

The new Decora Smart No-Neutral switch and dimmer work with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, and Google Home and join a new motion sensing dimmer and...

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Researchers find Amazon uses Alexa voice data to target you with ads

A research report titled, "Your Echos are Heard: Tracking, Profiling, and Ad Targeting in the Amazon Smart Speaker Ecosystem," investigates...

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Amazon’s Alexa can now tell you if your security camera sees a person or package

Ring, Google Nest, and Abode security cameras will trigger spoken alerts on smart speakers and show live video on smart displays when a person or...

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Alexa can’t make these otherwise great dumbbells smart

The NordicTrack iSelect Adjustable Dumbbells is a set of connected weights that you can control with Amazon Alexa. It features a tablet holder as...

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You can now tell Alexa to plant a tree

Amazon announced that customers can now tell Alexa to "grow a tree," which will trigger a donation to plant a tree. But experts warn that...

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Now get an update on IPL scores by saying Alexa

It's the IPL 2022 season in India. If you want to catch up on the latest updates from the ongoing cricket matches, we have an easy trick for...

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Is streaming just becoming cable again? Julia Alexander thinks so

Plus, Disney’s battle of the Bobs, how Encanto became a viral sensation, and whether there are just too many superhero movies Julia Alexander is a...

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Alexa can now notify you about deals up to a day in advance

Alexa will now notify Amazon Prime members about specific discounts they’ve saved or added to their wish lists or shopping cart up to 24 hours in...

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The new trailer for Alex Garland’s Men goes from quaint to terrifying

Men, the next film from Annihilation director Alex Garland, is an unsettling psychological thriller starring Jessie Buckley, Rory Kinnear, and Paapa...

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How to turn your Echo Show into a digital photo frame

Use Amazon Photos, Facebook photo albums, or your phone’s camera roll to turn your Echo Show into a smart picture frame. As screens proliferate in...

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Amazon’s Smart Air Quality Monitor could be a lot smarter

The $70 Amazon Smart Air Quality Monitor is a good option for monitoring your indoor air and asking Alexa for an update, but software limitations...

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