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Alexa support comes to DirecTV's Genie set-top boxes

2 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Following the news that Dish TV would be adding support for Google Assistant commands , its main competitor DirecTV has announced today that it will also be joining the smart assistant revolution... just not with Google's voice assistant. To that end, you can now control later versions of DirecTV set-top boxes (including the Genie HR44, HR54, Genie 2 and Genie Mini) via Amazon's Alexa on devices like the Amazon Echo , Amazon Fire TV Cube and the Amazon Echo Show. Like other smart devices, you'll need to connect your DirecTV account with Alexa so Alexa knows where to send commands, then sit...
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