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TiVo Announces Amazon Alexa Connectivity On Some Boxes

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

As of May 14, the live TV recording service and set-top box company TiVo has announced Amazon Alexa support for some of its products. That, of course, means that users will be able to control their TV experience with voice controls instead of a remote. Presumably, as per the announcement, users will need an Amazon Echo device synced to their TiVo box in order to use the new feature. However, it may also be usable with an Alexa-enabled smartphone. Users will also need to live in the U.S. since there may be future regions announced in the future but, for now, that's the only area where the...
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Yale Adds Amazon Alexa Support To Smart Door Locks

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Assa Abloy-owned lock manufacturer Yale has now announced support for Amazon's Alexa via Samsung's SmartThings platform. Those who own one of Yale's Keyfree or Keyless Smart Door Locks will now be able to both check the lock's status and lock the door from anywhere. That includes voice controls as well, giving users the ability to simply ask Alexa “is my lock locked?” or tell the A.I. assistant to “lock my lock.” With that said, there is a pretty substantial caveat and users won't be able to unlock their door using voice commands. The company says that's due to security concerns associated...
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