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Alexa together

Alexa Together review: keeping tabs on Dad

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. Every morning for the last four months, an alert has popped up on my phone between 4AM and 6AM, saying, “First activity of the day detected for Michael at 4:39 AM.” Thankfully, I don’t see it at…

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Alexa Gained

Alexa just gained your most-wanted smart doorbell feature

News @SuzDoesReviews Apr 30, 2022, 2:00 pm EDT | 1 min read Panthere Noire/Shutterstock.comSure, you can go into the Alexa app to look at your Alexa device’s live camera feed to see if anything’s happening, or you can wait for it to send you an alert if it notices any activity. That’s right—Alexa can now…

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Alexa control

Alexa can control your TV for $19.99 using this Fire TV Blaster deal

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Behold, the missing link between your TV and true hands-free Alexa voice control: Amazon’s Fire TV Blaster. It lets you control your TV with Alexa, and even your soundbar if you have one connected.…

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Alexa Amazon

Amazon Alexa Now Lets You Speak to a Doctor

Grumpy Cow Studios/Shutterstock.com“Alexa, I want to talk to a doctor.” This simple phrase adds a whole new level of usefulness to Amazon’s virtual assistant thanks to a partnership with Teledoc. Now, you can ask Alexa to connect you with a doctor, which is a lot better than searching Google for your symptoms. “Teladoc Health’s collaboration…

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Alexa Demie's

Alexa Demie’s ‘Euphoria’ Scene Got the Meme Treatment and It’s Hilarious

A scene from the hit TV series Euphoria has turned into a variety of hilarious memes and is now a trending topic all over the internet. The specific scene comes from season 2 episode 1 of the HBO original series.Starring Zendaya, Hunter Schafer, Sydney Sweeney, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi and many others, Euphoria follows high…

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Alexa Going

Alexa Goes Where No Voice Assistant Has Before — to Space

News @yeah_books Jan 8, 2022, 4:04 pm EST | 1 min read AmazonNow that man has been to space, it’s (apparently) time to send up our voice assistants. And the first to take that giant step? Amazon’s Alexa will be a part of Artemis I, a series of upcoming 2022 NASA missions that will land…

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Alexa Uncrewed

Alexa will accompany a uncrewed mission on the moon

Today, Amazon, Cisco, Lockheed Martin, and NASA announced that new technology onboard the Orion spacecraft in the upcoming Artemis I moon mission would include a version of Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa, and Cisco’s video-conferencing platform, Webex. Alexa and Webex will be part of a technology demonstration called Callisto, named after the Greek goddess that is…

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Alexa Suggests

Alexa suggests that a 10-year-old puts a penny on a partially exposed plug

Do not try this at home… or anywhere, for that matter — “Alexa: Stop recommending stupid and dangerous things.” Eric Bangeman – Dec 28, 2021 7:10 pm UTC WichienTep | Getty ImagesA 10-year-old girl and her mother got a lesson about the utility of voice assistants after Amazon’s Alexa suggested the girl try the TikTok…

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Alexa challenged

Alexa challenged a 10-year-old girl to electrocute herself

Grumpy Cow Studios/Shutterstock.comA 10-year-old girl asked Alexa for a challenge, and the smart speaker suggested one that could have led to her getting electrocuted, which forced Amazon to jump in and fix the issue quickly. A woman on Twitter (via Indy100) claimed that her daughter asked Amazon’s virtual assistant for a challenge, and it said,…

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Alexa Smart

Best Alexa smart speakers in 2021: Speak what you need

Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa wasn’t the first virtual personal assistant to launch, but there’s no question that it has become the best at this point. Alexa is available for free to any developers and connected device makers so they can integrate into their products, and Alexa-ready devices can now be found anywhere and everywhere. That’s…