Tag Archive: commands


Manufacturers can now create custom Google Assistant commands

Notifications, improved media playback, and new Actions are also coming.

During this year’s SXSW convention in Austin, Texas, Google’s got its Google Assistant on full display at the Google Assistant Fun House. Attendees of SXSW can visit the Fun House to see a sock-sorting robot and beer-ordering system for couch potatoes, and powering these things is Google’s new Custom Device Actions.

Beginning today, manufacturers can use these Custom Device Actions to create custom Google Assistant commands that  [Read More…]

The Amazon Alexa app now lets you use Alexa voice commands

Alexa’s latest home is the Alexa app.

Up until now, Alexa‘s presence on Android has been a bit confusing. Phones like the Huawei Mate 9, HTC U11, and Moto X4 have the assistant built right into them, and last summer, Amazon rolled out Alexa to the Amazon Shopping app. Now, Alexa is getting a more fitting home inside of, well, the Alexa app.

The Alexa app has been a free download on Android since the  [Read More…]

Google publishes new directory for Google Assistant commands

Google Assistant has been one of the biggest centerpieces of new products being unveiled at CES 2018. We have seen new smart speakers announced, along with a new lineup of smart displays from the likes of LG and Lenovo. However, one of the problems for the “everyday” person when it comes to Google Assistant is […]

Google Assistant gets new search bar to help you find services, new commands easier

Google is constantly trying to improve its Google Assistant service, so it’s always looking to add more smart home partners and features. But for users, it can prove a little daunting to keep up with these continuous developments. So in order to make it easier for users to discover new app integrations, as well as […]

Most popular commands for Bixby Voice

Commands can let Bixby do all sorts of things for you.

Bixby Voice for Galaxy S8 brings an assistant to your pocket. There is plenty that Bixby is capable of doing by using commands, from playing music from your favorite app, to adding items to your calendar. We’ve got the details on the most awesome commands to aid you in your Bixby adventures!

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When it comes to making it  [Read More…]

6 awesome Google Home commands you may not know

These commands will help you get the most out of Google Home.

Google Home has tons of great features that allow you to keep better track of things. If you aren’t sure what it’s really capable of, or how to use it, then it can be hard to get started. That’s why we collected the six great commands you may not know about. These includes listening to music, checking your schedule, controlling your home, and more. We’ve  [Read More…]

Samsung lets you try new Bixby voice commands via new Early Access Program

Samsung wanted Bixby to be one of the killer features meant to differentiate the Galaxy S8 from other flagships out there like the Google Pixel, LG G6 or HTC U11. At launch, the Korean tech giant advertised Galaxy S8 owners will be able to use Bixby to do anything they could do using touch. But […]

10 Amazon Echo Commands You Must Try

Speak, Alexa, and Enter.

The big feature with every connected speaker is the ability to speak and get something interesting in response. Right now, the connected speaker with the most spoken word features is without a doubt Amazon Echo. The Alexa platform is full of amazing skills and features just waiting for you to enable and test, but that list is considerably longer than most people have time to sort through.

Here’s a look at my favorites,  [Read More…]

Plex now supports Alexa commands via new skills for your Amazon Echo

Get the party started and much more with the Plex skills for Amazon Alexa!

If you use Plex to manage your personal media collection, it’s time to get an Amazon Echo speaker. Plex has finally come to Alexa, allowing you to not only control your media with your voice, but also use Alexa to help recommend music, TV shows or movies for those times when you just can’t figure out what you want to listen to or watch. Coupled  [Read More…]

Amazon is giving away gift cards through “secret” Alexa commands

Speak softly and maybe win some cash!

If you have an Amazon Echo and a Facebook page, there’s a good chance you could win some prizes from Alexa over the next couple of days. The Facebook page for Amazon Echo has been listing contests, and the only way to participate is to speak “secret” commands to your Echo. Drop the command on your Echo, and your account is registered to win a prize!

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