Sony brings Alexa support to some of its later model televisions

Sony brings Alexa support to some of its later model televisions

Sony brings Alexa support to some of its later model televisions

HTC also said that the HTC U11 is the world's first phone to feature always-ready, hands-free access to Amazon Alexa, thanks to the HTC Alexa application. For a while now, Amazon.com Inc has been making strong efforts to get its Echo speakers inside your home, by making it both smarter and cheaper. The biggest seller so far has been the Echo Dot. With no smartphone to showcase Amazon's digital darling, the development of the smart speaker was inspired.

The new assistant is very skilful with about 15,000 skill support and more are to be added soon. You can ask Alexa a question, such as 'Alexa, what's the weather today?' and Alexa will respond once your phone is unlocked.

To use the call feature with an Amazon Echo, you'll need to verify your mobile number via SMS - this feature can use phone data but doesn't use text messages and minutes from your contract. You can also set an alarm and use it for intercom by pairing it with other Amazon devices. The new HTC Alexa app, however, works like a charm. Behind the hoopla lies a strategy that will pay dividends down the line and make the gargantuan company even more formidable.

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Acquires 4319 Shares of Western Gas Partners, LP (WES)
Equities analysts anticipate that Western Gas Equity Partners, will post $1.58 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Western Gas Partners, LP is a master limited partnership that acquires, owns, develops and operates midstream energy assets.

The CS Monitor report goes on to talk about the speaker quality of the two smart-home speakers.

If you've been wanting to have Alexa with you at all times, just a voice command away, the U11 is the best way to get that experience right now.

As a result, unwanted callers could continue to call and message - with Echo owners unable to stop them. Amazon encourages shoppers to sign up for the 30-day free trial to capture the deals, and that strategy appears to have paid off as, "More new members joined Prime on July 11 than on any single day in Amazon history", according to the company's press release. Although the firm's Alexa is one of the most popular assistants on the market today, it is generally featured in its own products like the Echo, Echo Dot, Fire TV, and more. More importantly, it can not really utilize the strengths of a smartphone, unlike other voice assistants.

Sensex consolidates on gains, Nifty rangebound; both finish in green
Leading the charge: The Nifty IT index emerged the top sectoral gainer, rising 115 points or 1 per cent to 10,446. The S&P BSE Sensex gained 0.17 percent to 32,074 while the broader NSE Nifty advanced 0.30 percent to 9,915.

The tech news website The Information recently featured the rising security worries about voice-activated advanced gadgets like the Amazon Echo.

You can not interrupt Alexa by saying “Alexa, stop” while shes rambling, press the back button to do this. On the U11, Alexa will even listen you when the screen is off and the phone is locked.

China says upholds United Nations sanctions as North Korea trade rises
China insists none of its current trade with Pyongyang is in violation of global sanctions. The Koreas last convened for military talks in late 2014.

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