• HTC U11 adds Amazon Alexa support, turning it into a venerable portable Echo

    4 monthes ago - By Android Central

    HTC triples up on its artificial intelligence offering.
    The HTC U11 launched in June with Google Assistant as its primary artificial intelligence service, though the promise was that at a later date we'd receive Amazon Alexa as a secondary choice. Now the time has come - with a new software update and an app install, you can use your U11 almost identically to the way you'd use an Amazon Echo sitting on your kitchen counter.
    Alexa can live right alongside Google Assistant on your U11.
    The first interesting thing about the Alexa offering is that it can actually live right alongside Google...
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  • Alexa Finally Lands on Phones for Real with HTC U11

    Alexa Finally Lands on Phones for Real with HTC U11

    4 monthes ago - By Tom's Guide

    It's a big day for Alexa, as an update for the HTC U11 will let Amazon's assistant function like you always wanted it to on a smartphone.
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  • Squeeze for Alexa, coming to the HTC U11 very soon

    Squeeze for Alexa, coming to the HTC U11 very soon

    4 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    In the future, we might no longer need to even touch our phones to control them. We can just do it by voice. That is, if Samsung's vision for Bixby ever truly takes off. In the meantime, however, we'll have to content ourselves with less powerful but more useful personal assistants like Google Assistant and Alexa. And we'll still need...
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  • HTC launches Amazon Alexa support for the US

    HTC launches Amazon Alexa support for the US

    4 monthes ago - By GSMArena

    Today, HTC and Amazon are launching the HTC Alexa app in the US for the HTC U11. The partnership was first announced at the launch stage in Taipei where HTC announced the U11 would support dual-hotwords that would wake either Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa depending on the one you used. We've been testing a pre-release version of HTC Alexa and would like to share our experience.
    HTC U11 with Alexa
    An OTA update was pushed to these devices last week, which included preparations to get the smartphone ready to support the HTC Alexa App. To get the HTC Alexa app, all you have to...
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  • Alexa tripled its user base from May 2016 to May 2017 while Siri lost 15% of its users

    Alexa tripled its user base from May 2016 to May 2017 while Siri lost 15% of its users

    4 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    What a year it has been for some of the AI personal assistants. Amazon's Alexa went from obscurity to the big time. Starting tomorrow, HTC U11 users in the U.S., U.K. and Germany will be able to use the EdgeSense app in the Google Play Store to set up Alexa on the U11. EdgeSense will allow you to have Amazon's AI assistant load up with a quick squeeze of the phone. Alexa can also be found on the Huawei Mate 9.
    Verto Analytics tracked 20,000 AI assistants in the U.S. from May 2016 to May 2017. During that period, the number of monthly Siri users actually declined 7.3 million on a monthly ...
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  • Hands-free with Amazon Alexa on the HTC U11: Alexa everywhere on a phone that is always with you

    4 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    Throughout the history of HTC, it has been known to be the first to bring various technologies and features to the smartphone world. Today, the HTC U11 is the first smartphone to support hands-free Amazon Alexa activation.
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  • Look what Amazon's Alexa can do on a phone! - CNET

    4 monthes ago - By CNET

    Here's what you can and can't do with the voice assistant on the HTC U11.
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  • Amazon's Alexa lands on the HTC U11, and it works like it should

    Amazon's Alexa lands on the HTC U11, and it works like it should

    4 monthes ago - By Engadget

    As promised, HTC is finally making it possible for owners of its U11 smartphone to install Amazon's Alexa. Starting today, those in the US who need yet another voice interface can download the HTC Alexa app from the Google Play Store - we're told lo...
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