• Got a new Amazon Echo? Here's how to set it up

    6 days ago - By Digital Trends

    Just get your hands on a new Amazon Echo? This hands-free, voice-controlled device can do so much. Here's how to get set up on your new Echo device in five plus one optional bonus step.
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  • Watch your Canary camera feeds on Echo Spot, Echo Show and Fire TV

    Watch your Canary camera feeds on Echo Spot, Echo Show and Fire TV

    6 days ago - By Engadget

    Canary introduced a livestream-ready browser interface for its home cameras last August, but now you can command them with your voice, too. The platform now has its own Amazon Alexa skill, permitting users to give directions and watch live streams th...
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  • VIZIO SmartCast TVs Get An Official Alexa Skill

    VIZIO SmartCast TVs Get An Official Alexa Skill

    6 days ago - By Android Headlines

    VIZIO SmartCast TVs are getting an official Alexa skill to make controlling the TVs a whole lot easier for those who have any of Amazon's Echo speakers in the home. VIZIO states that the new skill will be compatible with its range of TVs from 2016 and 2017 and will include sets that come from the P, M, and E collections that have SmartCast technology built-in. What's more is that the new skill will allow users to control a range of different functions on the TV from volume to channels.
    With the new Skill users can ask Alexa to toggle the TVs power, cycling it on and off all by voice. It...
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  • Vizio Alexa control goes live for 4K TVs

    Vizio Alexa control goes live for 4K TVs

    6 days ago - By SlashGear

    Vizio TVs are learning to play nicely with Amazon Alexa, with a new skill for the virtual assistant that enables voice control of select sets. The Vizio SmartCast skill for Amazon Alexa can, when enabled on an Echo speaker or other device that supports the assistant, remotely turn the TV on and off by voice, as well as replace other...
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  • Vizio SmartCast TVs now play nice with Alexa

    6 days ago - By Engadget

    Today, Vizio announced that owners of select TV models can now control displays with their voices, thanks to a new Amazon Alexa skill. All 2016 and 2017 SmartCast P-, M- and E-Series 4K models are compatible with this new feature. The 2018 Full HD an...
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  • How to control your Nest devices using Amazon Alexa commands

    How to control your Nest devices using Amazon Alexa commands

    6 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    Those of you who own a Nest-branded smart device can immediately begin controlling it with your voice, via Amazon's Alexa.That's right. Nest has two skills that allow its devices to work with Alexa's voice controls. With the Nest Thermostat skill,...
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