• Amazon Alexa app update brings Alexa to your phone

    4 monthes ago - By Phandroid

    Last year, the Huawei Mate 9 was the first Amazon Alexa-enabled phone. Alexa on phones works mostly the same way it does on the ultra-popular Echo devices. Not many other phones have picked up this feature, but it looks like that's about to change very soon.
    An update is rolling out soon to the Alexa app that turns it into a full-fledged voice assistant. In other words, Alexa is finally in the Alexa app. Previously, the app was used to control Alexa devices, but now it actually has Alexa built-in. You'll see a new button that will activate Alexa. The app won't detect “Alexa” unless it's...
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  • Alexa voice commands are finally coming to the Android Alexa app

    Alexa voice commands are finally coming to the Android Alexa app

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    Fittingly enough, support for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant is finally coming to the Alexa app for Android phones, although it's currently a bit of a gimmick. Rather than being able to talk to Alexa at any time much as you would through Google Assistant, Alexa only works on Android devices if you have the Alexa app open, as Android Police reports. But hey, small steps, right? It's not the first time that Alexa has been available on a smartphone, but in the past it only appeared on devices like the Huawei Mate 9 or Motorola Moto X4 as a result of special partnership deals. The new update...
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  • Full Amazon Alexa Voice Control Coming to the Alexa iOS App

    Full Amazon Alexa Voice Control Coming to the Alexa iOS App

    4 monthes ago - By App Advice

    While we're waiting for Apple's HomePod, Amazon Alexa is taking another big onto iOS devices. According to TechCrunch , a forthcoming update to the Amazon Alexa app will bring full Alexa voice control.
    The feature was rolled out today to Android devices with an iOS update on the way. The timing of the release is unknown, though.
    In early 2017 , Amazon added limited Alexa support to the main Amazon shopping app.
    During the most recent holiday season, Amazon's Echo line of devices were apparently a popular gift in the United States. The Alexa app rose to the No. 1 spot on the App Store...
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  • Amazon continues its assault on Google Assistant w/ full voice control arriving on Alexa Android app

    Amazon continues its assault on Google Assistant w/ full voice control arriving on Alexa Android app

    4 monthes ago - By 9to5Google

    Amazon has today brought full voice control to its Alexa app for Android and will be coming shortly to iOS as well. Previously, the Alexa app was more of a hub to customize Echo speakers and other smart home settings.
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  • Amazon is finally adding Alexa to the Alexa app

    Amazon is finally adding Alexa to the Alexa app

    4 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    Alexa is already available in apps, smart speakers, toilets, and showers , but today Amazon announced its AI assistant will soon be available exactly where you'd expect to find it: inside the Alexa smartphone app.
    Alexa voice control for the Alexa app will be made available for Android smartphone users in the coming days, while Alexa inside the Alexa app will be coming to iOS soon, an Amazon spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email.
    Alexa in the Alexa app will be able to do many of the things it does in other apps and devices, such as control smart home devices, play music, make phone...
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