Tag Archive: Alexa

Alec Baldwin and Dan Marino to star alongside Alexa in Amazon’s first Super Bowl ad

Amazon is hopping onto the advertise at the Super Bowl wagon that other companies have taken full advantage of. The online retailer has released a preview for its upcoming advertisement featuring Alec Baldwin and Dan Marino alongside Amazon Echo and personal assistant Alexa.

The duo are attempting to throw a Super Bowl party and are considering various options to really ramp up the party atmosphere. Snacks, five-star chef, cheerleaders, and more were touched on, after Baldwin asked Alexa  [Read More…]

You can now play Jeopardy and ask Alexa to skip between chapters on the Amazon Echo

Amazon has added a number of new features to the Echo this week, including the ability to jump back and forth between chapters of a book with voice commands, and the ability to play Jeopardy. Once enabled in the app settings, you’ll be able to ask Alexa to play Jeopardy, at which time you’ll be asked a number of questions from categories including world history, travel, pop culture and more.

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Amazon’s new 4K-capable Fire TV with Alexa voice actions now shipping

A handful of days after going up for initial pre-orders, Amazon’s new and improved Fire TV set-top box is now available for purchase and immediate shipping. The new box, which carries the same design as the original but adds a faster processor, 4K video support and Echo-inspired “Alexa” voice actions, will set you back a smooth $ 99.

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Amazon’s new Fire TV set-top box includes Alexa and 4K video

Amazon is introducing three new members of its Fire TV family of streaming video products. All of them include support for Alexa, Amazon’s digital assistant that was first introduced with the Amazon Echo connected speaker.