As of today, users in the US can ask their Alexa devices to speak slower or faster. The change is meant to make Alexa more accessible. Asking the voice assistant to speak slower could help […]
Remember a couple of weeks ago when we learned that humans were monitoring Amazon Alexa commands, essentially spying on users in the name of product improvement? Well, we’ve got some more bad news […]
Alexa, how do I turn off Alexa? Amazon’s smart speaker has CRASHED for users around the world and hundreds of customers say they are being ignored by their devices
Amazon’s Alexa has gone down and is ignoring user’s requests, according to numerous reports from customers. Alexa is the name given to the artificial intelligence (AI) system that powers the Echo device […]
Which Smart Speaker Should You Trust Most—and Least? How to decide on a virtual assistant if you care about privacy.
If virtual assistants haven’t yet taken over the entire tech world, they’ve at least conquered CES, the annual tech expo that’s going on right now in Las Vegas. Alexa, Google Assistant, and […]
We recently tested four smart speakers by asking Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant, and Cortana 800 questions each. Google Assistant was able to answer 88% of them correctly vs. Siri at 75%, Alexa […]