• Alexa already has your home, now she wants your car

    13 days ago - By Tech Radar

    A trend quickly developing at CES 2019 is the entry of Amazon Alexa into the car, with numerous announcements linking the digital assistant into the fundamentals of future vehicles. We've already seen Amazon's smart assistant feature in cars in a number of implementations, but what's being shown in Las Vegas, Nevada, this week sees Alexa baked into the core of vehicles, rather than added as more of a third-party after thought. Amazon's Echo speakers have become hugely popular in homes, with the 'Alexa' wake word now a familiar phrase for many. It makes sense for this experience to...
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  • 9to5Google's Best of CES 2019 Awards

    9to5Google's Best of CES 2019 Awards

    13 days ago - By 9to5Google

    While CES is becoming less and less of a show for Android, Google's presence at the show has been growing more and more thanks to the Assistant. This year, the company had a bigger booth than ever before, and there were tons of products around the show floor that caught our interest. Following up on the past two years, here are our Best of CES 2019 awards.
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  • GE Lighting introduces new dimmer switches and smart bulbs at CES 2019

    GE Lighting introduces new dimmer switches and smart bulbs at CES 2019

    13 days ago - By Tech Radar

    While Philips has gotten a headstart in the smart lightbulb game, GE has added to its own C by GE line of intelligent bulbs at CES 2019. The company has introduced new dimmer switches that smarten-up your dumb bulbs, color-changing smart lightbulbs of their own and accessories. Coming in Q1 of this year are two new products: C-Start dimmer switches to connect to lights, one for $50 and another for $75 with built-in light and motion sensors to add triggers to brighten or dim them. There's an additional simple on/off C-Start model coming in Q2 for $40 for users who want a more basic switch...
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  • Alexa Is Coming To Your Bed, Thanks To Swedish Company DUX - CES 2019

    Alexa Is Coming To Your Bed, Thanks To Swedish Company DUX - CES 2019

    13 days ago - By Android Headlines

    If you have an Amazon Alexa device that your voice can reach while you're in bed, you may be pleased to know that Swedish bed maker DUX has gotten together with smart speaker brand stellé to integrate Alexa smarts right into a bed. This is accomplished through an integrated smart speaker that sports Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. Along with smart speaker capabilities, the module, which is mounted under the bed, also comes with a proprietary app that packs in a number of home automation capabilities and allows you to make some tweaks to how the whole package works together and what items...
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