Amazon’s Echo speaker reads you the top news headlines

Amazon just made it much, much easier to catch up on the news while you're getting chores done around the home. A newly-added option for its voice-guided Echo speaker, Trove, lets you ask the device to read the top news headlines on a given subject…

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Amazon Unbundles Alexa Virtual Assistant From Echo With New Dev Tools

amazon-echo-new Amazon has provided a strong answer to a desire I expressed only yesterday for broader software and hardware support for Alexa, its virtual assistant, and Echo, the speaker hardware that is the first platform wherein Alexa can be found: Today, Amazon announced an Alexa API set to let third-party developers easily build support for the system into their own apps; Alexa Voice Service, for… Read More

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Canon teases ‘exclusive screening’ in Las Vegas, new Cinema EOS products coming at NAB?

With both its 1D and 5D-series models already confirmed for 2012, today’s Canon teaser hints at something slightly different — and, according to our sources, a major announcement. The event is set for April 15th — during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas — further confirming that whatever imaging device we’ll see will likely be geared towards the motion picture and television communities. So, what could it be? A new Cinema EOS cam with a 1D form-factor? A lower-priced model poised to compete with the RED Scarlet? We have but a month to wait for confirmation, so if you haven’t already placed your C300 order, it might not be a bad idea to hang tight until after Canon’s Tax Day reveal.

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