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Here’s what each of the lights on your Amazon Echo device mean

The Amazon Echo can also communicate with you through the multi-coloured LED lights on its crown.

30 Jan 2020 8:38 AM

boAt Stone 200A, the cheapest Alexa in-built smart speaker launched online

boAt Stone 200A is the lowest priced Alexa built-in far field speaker on e-commerce website Amazon, and is said to be water proof.

13 Dec 2019 12:15 PM

Alexa will now be able to understand your commands in Hindi and 'Hinglish'

Under the update Alexa will understand customers speaking to her in Hindi or Hinglish, in multiple contexts, with varied regional accents

18 Sep 2019 5:10 PM

Porn site's Alexa condom protects your sexual moments

CamSoda has come up with a condom for Amazon’s voice assistant to keep your conversations private.

09 Aug 2019 10:57 AM

Amazon introduces kid-appropriate Echo Dot

Kids can ask Alexa to play music, hear stories, even make a call to an approved list of people.

13 Jun 2019 10:13 AM


Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law

Amazon denied any wrongdoing. “FreeTime on Alexa and Echo Dot Kids Edition are compliant” with the act.

10 May 2019 4:27 PM

Facebook debuts smart speaker for Messenger video calls

The speaker's signature feature is a wide-angle camera that automatically keeps users in focus as they move about a room.

09 Oct 2018 8:13 AM

How to make your home smart with Amazon Alexa?

Did you know you can convert your home into a smart home with the Echo devices?

04 Sep 2018 5:10 PM

Astrum launches trolley TM155 speaker in India

The speaker has a sound output of 80W RMS and the 15-inch drivers are claimed to deliver a clear dynamic full range music experience.

23 Aug 2018 4:00 PM

Google is working on a smart display for Home speaker: Report

The display will be voice-controlled and projected to allow users to play YouTube videos, check calendars and view maps.

19 Aug 2018 7:20 AM


Google's smart display with AI to come by late 2018

It will actually be a smart Google Assistant-featuring speaker with a display.

17 Aug 2018 5:40 PM

Amazon Echo to go beyond voice, will interpret sign language

A new app has been developed for smart speakers with the help of AI through a machine learning engine named as Tensorflow

19 Jul 2018 11:02 AM

Google should issue free smart speakers in America to beat Amazon: Analyst

Brian Nowak has stated that the search giant needs to distribute Google Home Mini smart speaker in every American house.

02 Jul 2018 3:32 PM

Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches Echo for hotels

Amazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that lets guests order room service through the voice assistant.

20 Jun 2018 7:47 AM

Protect your privacy from smart speakers through these ways

Following some simple steps can ensure you aren’t spied by your smart speaker.

29 May 2018 5:03 PM


Smart' gadgets: Ways to minimise privacy and security risks

There are ways to minimise the odds that gadgets will serve up unpleasant privacy surprises.

27 May 2018 5:23 PM

Apple HomePod review: Mixed verdicts

Apple’s smart Siri speaker is supposedly the best in audio quality and tech, but has restrictions enough to put you out of reach.

07 Feb 2018 3:12 PM

Apple makes HomePod available for sale, to start at $349

The HomePod is essentially a Siri-powered smart speaker thriving on Apple’s ecosystem.

24 Jan 2018 2:27 PM

Samsung to bring its own Bixby-powered smart speaker in 2018

The name of the smart speaker is under the curtain, but reports suggest that it would cost around $200.

15 Dec 2017 12:19 PM

Amazon working on smart glasses with Alexa onboard

Wearable technology, glasses specifically, is already in limited use.

21 Sep 2017 9:39 AM