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Amazon Rolling Out ‘Answer Updates' Feature To Alexa

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

It seems like Amazon is testing a new, interesting feature that is expected to arrive to its Alexa voice assistant, as it will make it possible for Alexa to notify you when it learns a new answer. This info was actually confirmed by Amazon, Voicebot.ai says, while the company also confirmed that the feature will be rolling out to users in the US. Interestingly enough, you can already activate that feature, if you'd like, all you need to do is say “Alexa, enable Answer Updates”.
Amazon's Alexa, if it doesn't know an answer to a question you've asked, will tell you something like this “I...
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Not Many Consumers Shop Using Their Voice, Report Claims

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

It seems like not many voice assistant owners use those devices in order to shop, which is probably something that voice assistant device manufacturers will want to change, especially Amazon. According to The Information, only around 2-percent of consumers who own Alexa-powered devices have bought something using their voice this year. Now, if consider that Amazon sold around 50 million Alexa device in that time period, it puts things into perspective, and it makes it quite likely Amazon will want to change that moving forward.
That's not all though, out of those 2-percent of people who...
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Alexa will soon answer old questions months after you've asked

Alexa will soon answer old questions months after you've asked

2 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

The days of smart assistants shrugging at your trivia questions are numbered. Amazon is currently rolling out a new support feature to its Alexa-enabled devices, which will dredge up previous questions you asked when Alexa gains the necessary knowledge to answer them. Users were already able to keep track of their conversations with Alexa in the Alexa smartphone app, which lists every question put to the assistant and the answer given in response.
Amazon Echo vs Apple HomePod vs Google Home : the battle of the smart speakers
The new Answer Update feature will be opt-in, with Alexa asking...
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Do you use Amazon Alexa to buy stuff? Report suggests 'no'

Do you use Amazon Alexa to buy stuff? Report suggests 'no'

2 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Have you ever purchased something using just your voice with an Amazon Echo and the Alexa voice assistant? If the answer to that question is 'no', you're not alone - and even if you answered 'yes', the stats suggest you never tried it again. That's according to a report in The Information that states that, despite the 50 million estimated Alexa-enabled devices out in the wild, "only about 2% of the people with devices... have made a purchase with their voices so far in 2018". The numbers come from a pair of insiders who have been briefed on Amazon's internal figures, which we've run...
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