Tagged: Amazon Echo

LG announces Amazon Alexa integration for its SmartThinQ Hub

LG SmartThinQ Amazon Alexa Integration

Recently at IFA 2016 in Berlin, LG has announced that its SmartThinQ Hub will be expanding its capabilities with Amazon Alexa integration. Well, it makes sense as LG’s IoT ecosystem looks and functions similar to Amazon Echo. When LG launched this smart hub earlier this year, it was considered to stand against Amazon. But instead of completing, LG wisely decided to add support for Echo’s Alexa voice assistant. Read More…

Apple reportedly working on Siri Speaker, to release SDK for developers in June

apple siri speaker

According to reports, Apple is now considering to develop a Siri Speaker and make available a software development kit for third party application developers to gain more support. According to MacRumors, Apple could announce Siri SDK at WWDC in June, which indicates that iOS 10 as well as OS X 10.12 may feature improved Siri services. Two obvious rivals for Apple’s new product are Amazon Echo and recently released Google Home. Read More…

Samsung Otto – New ‘personal assistant robot’ looking to leapfrog Amazon Echo/Alexa

Samsung Otto personal assitant robot

Samsung wanted to point out some of their advance technologies, which it did very well at the Samsung Developer Conference 2016 held in San Francisco. The Korean tech giant is after robotics and IoT (Internet of things) from the past couple of years and at the SDC, company took the veil off its come out with ‘Otto’- personal assistant robot or say smart speaker prototype that can establish connectivity and control a number of IoT devices. Read More…

Father’s Day gift ideas that’ll make your big man’s day special!

Father’s Day gift ideas that’ll make your big man’s day special

Father’s Day is just around the corner and it won’t be a bad idea to gift your best man a gadget that he would rejoice forever. Of all the different gadgets that we have featured here on DamnGeeky, most of them have been pitched to the younger lot. But as a dedication to the spirit of fatherhood, we present to you the best gadgets that your father will love to have. So take a bow, and choose from the given below list of gadgets that will make his day extra special.

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Amazon Echo: Voice controlled speaker with brains that’ll put Siri to shame!

Amazon Echo bluetooth speaker

For years Amazon has been innovating in the product and services market not only by giving a platform for ecommerce but also by developing intuitive products of their own. This time around Amazon has created a product that I have to say has impressed me beyond imagination, simply because of its functionality and the way in which it could make our lives interesting. Amazon Echo is a Siri, Google Now or Cortana like personal assistant shoved inside a speaker of cylindrical form factor to solve any quires that you shoot its way.
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