New Amazon Fire TV products announced

Amazon is still the top e-commerce site. It’s on top of the world for several reasons and one of which is the fact that it comes up with interesting product lines. At the moment, the Echo and Alexa-powered devices are popular. Before that, there is the Kindle that has revolutionized …

IFA 2019 : Amazon annonce ses nouveaux appareils Fire TV : Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Stick et une télécommande vocale Alexa

Amazon enrichit son offre Fire TV en France avec une nouvelle gamme d’appareils comprenant le stick lecteur multimédia en streaming 4K – le Fire TV Stick 4K, le Fire TV Stick, tous deux dotés de la nouvelle télécommande vocale Alexa. La télécommande vocale Alexa permet d’effectuer des recherches en utilisant …

La Xbox One de Microsoft écoute (elle aussi) ses utilisateurs

Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon et maintenant Microsoft. Nombreuses sont aujourd’hui les sociétés américaines à avoir avoué enregistrer des extraits de conversations de leurs clients. Dans un article datant du 21 août 2019, le site américain Vice indique qu’à l’aide de ses Xbox One ( modèle original, X et S), des …

Asking digital assistants to auto dial may lead you to be scammed

While a lot of us are dependent on our digital assistants and smart speakers to do things for us or answer our queries, there are also opportunistic entities out there that will try to scam us out of our hard-earned money. One “weapon” that they’re using now is the search …

Digital Assistants getting better says latest “IQ test”

While Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri are still not perfect, it looks like these digital assistants are getting better every year. At least that’s what the annual IQ test of Loup Ventures is showing. Google Assistant is still the best among the pack but Amazon’s Alex is catching up and …

Sony Xperia 1 with built-in Alexa ready on Amazon

The Sony Xperia 1 is finally available in the United States. The smartphone went up for pre-order last June with the promise it will have HDMI support and 4K OLED display all the time. It was leaked and then officially launched during the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2019) back in …

Alexa Communication now available for Lenovo Smart Tabs

Smart displays have probably been a very welcome addition for homes that wanted to take advantage of all these digital assistants that OEMs have been bringing us. Lenovo took it one step further by bringing the Smart Tabs line which combines a tablet and a smart display and adding a …

Il est désormais possible de modifier la vitesse d’élocution d’Alexa, et c’est une bonne chose

Pouvoir tout diriger par la parole. Voilà la promesse des nombreux assistants vocaux proposés par Amazon, Google, Microsoft ou Apple. Si on ne doute pas que le système sera parfaitement fluide dans quelques années, ces appareils sont encore perfectibles, surtout lorsqu’il s’agit de reconnaître des accents ou des termes très …