After speaking to a member on the Alexa team last week i was given this VERY simple how to guide. By following the steps below you can sucessfully make your Amazon Echo Device compatiable with your favoutite brands and back to the USA software
Amazon’s launch in Australia had a few Road bumps along the way, With false starts eventually making an Underwhelming catalogue. But the online retail giant did promise. Bring its own smart AI assistant. To Aussie Shores. In early 2018. That promise has been kept. With the echo range. Available in stores and online and with comes Australia’s own true blue Alexa. While the echo range was the same physically as the American line, it was the ai assistant software that makes the unit unique to the Australian culture.
IN BREAKING NEWS – a fluke discovery for any Australian users of Amazon Alexa.
If you have shipped in the UK or USA Amazon Echo device and done some tricky set up to get it to work, Chances are on the 24t of Jan it stopped working, recognising your account, even dropped off basic set up features like switching accounts and answering set up questions.
Google Assistant already had a large number of official partners, but in attempts to keep ahead of the field
FINALLY, release date and cost has been released for the Australian Amazon Alexa’s
Microsoft has shown that voice-assistant Cortana, is powerful enough to deal with a wide range of ‘Smart Technology’ from speakers and toasters, to fridges and Cars
CES the Consumer Electronics show, Las vegas 2018 with thousands of companies exhbiting every year, and hundreds of thousands in total attendance its no wonder CES is known as – the global stage for innovation. This year there was over a whoping 900 startup companies in eureka park (the home for start up exhibitors).2018 CES was jan 9th to 12th this year and it wasnt overshadowed by the previous years, we are on the next leap forward in smart technology.
Fridges, Phones and Televisions. Samsung are sprinkling a bit of BIXBY into the recipe for all there new big tech items.
Amazon announced that Alexa has been updated to include support for music alarms. So instead of just asking Alexa to set an alarm for you, you’ll be able to request specific songs, playlists, artists, or genres to get you out of bed in the morning.
To make use of your Windows Cortana accessing your google account just go to the Cortana bar, enter Notebook, then Connected Services. (shown above) to set up your Cortana to Google access.