Amazon’s surprise Echo event highlights: New Echo’s, Fire TV DVR and more

Amazon showed off a ton of new Alexa-enabled devices this morning, including new Echo Dots, Echo Auto, and a new

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Orbi Voice: Smart speaker and Wi-Fi extender in one

Listen to Spotify and connect your PlayStation 4 to the internet with just one device. Read more about it the

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Google turns over its human-like Duplex AI to public testing (The 3:59, Ep. 421)

Starts @ 3:45 before the edit Did Duplex get any less creepy? Also: a breakdown of the BlackBerry Key2 and

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Google is trying to make Duplex AI less creepy (CNET News)

Before starting a limited public test this summer, Google is addressing concerns about its amazing but eerily human-sounding digital assistant.

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Amazon Echo shared Oregon family’s private audio Amazon confirms (CNET News)

Seattle TV station KIRO interviews a woman who says her Amazon Echo recorded private conversations and sent audio clips to

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Google’s Duplex Assistant phone call blew my mind!

An experimental technology called Duplex may change the way you talk to your Google Assistant. It sounds pretty ordinary, but

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Google Home’s new hot mic feature

Google makes its Assistant more conversational with new features announced at Google I/O 2018. Google Assistant sounds a little less

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Google Duplex lets a robot make phone calls for you (The 3:59, Ep. 399)

Starts @2:52 before the edit Plus: Google Home’s continued conversation and Android P’s digital detox settings. Google Duplex: Google Continued

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Amazon Echo now has a kid mode (CNET News)

Alexa now has a child-friendly mode with extra content for the 12-and-under crowd. Amazon is also selling a special kids

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