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TikTok trends reveal top voice assistant hacks for optimal use
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A surge in searches for voice assistant tricks by 304% sparks TikTok tech savants from FatJoe to reveal top hacks - enhancing user experiences.
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Hands-on review: The rotating Amazon Alexa Echo Show 10
Thu, 31st Mar 2022
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When you speak to your Echo 10, the screen automatically rotates to face you, and will continue rotating to follow you around the room as you move.
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Review: Amazon Echo Show 8 plays your media, controls your home, and watches your dog
Mon, 5th Jul 2021
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Amazon's latest Echo Show 8 is perfect for spying on pets, with a powerful camera and impressive entertainment features.
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Hands-on review: Amazon 4th Gen Echo and Echo Dot
Tue, 1st Dec 2020
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Amazon has launched the 4th generation Echo smart speakers, featuring a softer, spherical design and improved sound quality.
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Hands-on review: The Amazon Echo Auto
Mon, 14th Sep 2020
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gaming
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cartech
Coming in at well under $100, the Echo Auto may well be that auto accessory that keeps you company on those long road trips.
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Zoom teams up with Facebook, Amazon and Google to expand to smart displays
Wed, 26th Aug 2020
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The company says the expansion brings Zoom to widely-used devices and broadens their capabilities to the work environment.
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Hands-on review: Amazon Echo Show 8
Wed, 22nd Apr 2020
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Amazon Echo Show 8 Review: The Unassuming Kitchen Cinema!.
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Amazon announces new Echo products, including Alexa features
Fri, 27th Sep 2019
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Amazon has launched a new line-up of Echo devices, enabling users to access Alexa at home in different ways, as well as a range of Alexa features.
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Google slips further down the ranks in smart speaker market
Wed, 28th Aug 2019
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Google has dropped to third place in the smart speaker market, with Baidu claiming second place behind Amazon, according to new data from Canalys.
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Voice control to account for one-third of smart home market
Fri, 5th Jul 2019
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smart home
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google home
Interoperability with the platforms that support voice control devices is vital for OEMs and service providers.
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Amazon, Google, and Alibaba fuel booming smart speaker market
Sat, 9th Mar 2019
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While these vendors have had great success in the market, other vendors like Samsung, Huawei, and Apple have failed to capitalise.
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IDC - Smart speakers driving smart home device growth
Tue, 2nd Oct 2018
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Smart home device market set to surge by 31% in 2018, with smart speakers leading growth.
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How ML and IoT will shake up Aussie business
Mon, 24th Sep 2018
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An industry expert gives his view on exactly how machine learning and the internet of things will change the way businesses operate in Australia.