Deezer Now Works With Amazon Alexa

Deezer Premium+ subscribers can use voice commands to play specific tracks, artists, albums, and music genres on Alexa-enabled devices. Good news, Deezer Premium+ users: the music streaming service now plays nice with Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa. Thanks to this new integration, announced Tuesday, those with a $9.99 monthly Deezer Premium+ subscription can now use voice […]

Alexa Is Randomly Laughing, But Nobody’s in on the Joke

Amazon’s Alexa apparently thinks something is pretty funny, but isn’t letting anyone in on the joke. As The Sacramento Bee reports, some Alexa users have heard random giggles from the virtual assistant in recent weeks. Moreover, people are saying that the laugh they’re hearing isn’t in Alexa’s usual voice, which makes the experience even creepier. […]

The Sleekest Smart Home Tech at MWC 2018

The smart home tech at this year’s Mobile World Congress was all about voice-activated automation hubs and connected appliances. BARCELONA–Mobile World Congress plays host to new connected tech from all around the world, including plenty of shiny new smart home products. BARCELONA–Mobile World Congress plays host to new connected tech from all around the world, […]

Philips Takes Hue Outdoors

With the Philips Hue app, you can check and control your lights wherever you are, and schedule them to switch on and off at specific times. The company on Monday introduced a new line of Hue outdoor lighting products, including wall-mounted luminaries, spot lighting, and pillar posts. These new outdoor products are fully compatible with […]

The Best Smart Speakers of 2018

As our homes get smarter, Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri have become our reliable digital helpers, living inside our devices and jumping at our spoken commands to set timers, play music, and teach kids how to spell those difficult homework words. If you’re considering a voice assistance platform, you’ll have to pick a camp. The […]