Back in 2016, Amazon stopped selling Google’s Chromecast from its e-commerce platform. Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos had then claimed that it was important for streaming media players being sold on Amazon to interact with Prime Video otherwise consumers would get confused. Three years later, Amazon has once again started selling Chromecast but its Prime Video app is still missing.
There’s little reason for someone to replace Google Assistant as the default assistant on their Android smartphone given just how good the assistant is. However, if you prefer Alexa over Assitant for some reason, here’s a good news for you. You can set Alexa as the default assistant on your Android device running Oreo.
Back in 2016, Amazon officially launched the Amazon Prime Exclusive Phones program, which saw some smartphones getting a significant discount from the standard price tag because there were lock screen advertisements and offers installed on the handset.
Amazon and Microsoft are teaming up to make their respective personal assistants available to user base through their devices. This means that you will soon be able to summon Alexa on your Windows PC and bring up Cortana on your Echo speaker.
In November last year, smartphone manufacturer BLU came under severe scrutiny after a security firmed detailed how its phones were sending device data such as call logs and text messages to a Chinese server.
Amazon has its own digital personal assistant out there in the world, with Alexa present on devices like the Amazon Echo smart speaker.
Amazon’s Alexa-powered speakers have been gaining popularity in the US, and now, the company is planning on bringing them to India. As per two sources of Economic Times, Amazon is preparing to launch Alexa and its Echo speakers in India by the end of this year.
Not to be deterred by its Fire Phone disaster from a few years ago, Amazon is reportedly working on a new “Ice” lineup of smartphones. The new lineup of smartphone from the company will be aimed at emerging markets like India and will be budget oriented.
Amazon today unveiled the next-generation of Fire 7, its best-selling tablet, and Fire HD 8 tablets with improved displays, slimmer design, and better battery life.
The smart speaker systems from Amazon and Google are already feature-rich, but a new report indicates both could be getting a new one.