• Amazon Alexa will now tell you how many hours you have to work to afford a house, a car, or a dream vacation

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon and Ally Bank have announced a new personal finance feature for Alexa-enabled products.
    Ally Bank customers can now ask their Amazon Alexa device to calculate how many hours they need to work to afford a purchase.
    It's an easy way to decide whether a purchase is worth the amount of time it takes to earn.
    Amazon's Alexa technology is getting smarter by the day.
    Ally Bank customers can now ask their Amazon Alexa-enabled device to calculate how many working hours it will take to afford a purchase, the bank announced this week.
    Here's the typical exchange:
    User: "Alexa, open Ally and...
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  • Muse is a simple dedicated Amazon Alexa add-on for the car

    Muse is a simple dedicated Amazon Alexa add-on for the car

    9 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Want to bring Alexa into your vehicle? You now have a few options, including a new $49.99 accessory from voice tech company Speak Music, which is launching Muse, essentially a Bluetooth-enabled Amazon Echo for the car. The small device allows you to access Alexa skills while on the go, using voice commands and the “Alexa” wake word, while connecting to your in-car stereo system...
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