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Amazon Upgrading Alexa to Have More 'Human-Like' Speech

Amazon Upgrading Alexa to Have More ‘Human-Like’ Speech

Alexa, Amazon’s intelligent personal assistant is getting a speech upgrade according to a recent developer blog post so that she may be able to sound more ...

April 28, 2017 at 6:10 pm by
Lyrebird Algorithm Can Mimic Voices After Hearing Only 60 Seconds of Audio

Lyrebird Algorithm Can Mimic Voices After Hearing Only 60 Seconds of Audio

Canadian Startup Lyrebird has developed a new algorithm which can mimic voices with scary accuracy after sampling only 60 seconds of audio speech. The algorithm can copy the ...

April 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm by
Skype Adds Japanese to Live Voice Translation Feature

Skype Adds Japanese to Live Voice Translation Feature

Microsoft’s video/phone chat software Skype has finally added Japanese to its set of live voice translation feature. This makes Japanese the tenth language added to ...

April 9, 2017 at 10:00 pm by

Sky Q Voice Commands Are Finally Here!

Sky Q has been out for quite some time now, and with it came many new features to the service. Along with the bigger hard drive, the box now supports download and playback of ...

March 22, 2017 at 9:45 pm by

The Plex Skill for Amazon Alexa is Here!

Good news everyone, as Amazon Alexa has just got one of the greatest skills to date! The team at Plex have just released their Alexa Skill, allowing you to ask for your ...

February 2, 2017 at 8:03 pm by

Gyration Air Mouse Voice Review

Introduction We see all kinds of weird and wonderful peripherals here at eTeknix, and today is no different, as we take a look at the Gyration Air Mouse Voice. With the Air ...

January 26, 2017 at 1:00 pm by

Las Vegas Wynn to Install 4700 Amazon Echos

Amazon has been having a lot of success with their Echo and Echo dot devices, as well as the built-in Alexa AI. We should know, the eTeknix boss has 7 of them, and I’ve ...

December 18, 2016 at 4:00 am by
Apple AirPods

Apple AirPods Finally Available for $159

The Apple AirPods have been plagued by criticism ever since Apple announced they were ditching the 3.5mm audio jack and has not let up until its supposed launch back in ...

December 14, 2016 at 12:00 am by
Crash Bandicoot

Crash Bandicoot Speaks For the First Time in Skylanders Academy

Crash Bandicoot is one of the most iconic mascots in video game history and remembered fondly by a large number of people. The series’ enthralling platforming, gorgeous ...

October 30, 2016 at 7:50 pm by

CES Unveiled Paris – The Next Computer Interface is Voice

The GUI interface is something we’ve all become familiar with in the world of computers, mobile devices, and beyond. However, that trend is slowly turning, as ...

October 25, 2016 at 2:33 pm by

‘Dalek’ Commands Can Control Your Phone

When it comes to smartphones, voice commands are a coin toss for many users. While some enjoy being able to ask Google, Siri or Cortana to ring someone, google something for ...

July 12, 2016 at 11:00 am by

TalkTalk Introduces Voice Authentication

Remember all those times that you’ve had to ring up a company and they’ve got one through the entire Spanish inquisition to find out if you are who you say you ...

March 18, 2016 at 3:40 pm by

Amazon Fire Can Talk to Your Home and Listen to You

It would seem Amazon keep expanding on their technology, from the Kindle to the Echo, they produce more and more technologies that we now feel we need, that we never even ...

November 29, 2015 at 4:00 pm by

Remembering Robin Williams 1yr On

Yesterday (August 11th) marked the one year anniversary since the passing of Robin Williams, who was a beloved, charismatic and exciting comedian, actor and personality. ...

August 12, 2015 at 10:00 am by

A Robot Passed the Self-Awareness Test and This Is How It Did It

When talking about robots and self-awareness, I think most people would just freak out, but there are some people who would be extremely excited and interested about these ...

July 17, 2015 at 10:00 am by