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Amazon working on Alexa newscaster voice for reading the news

2 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

Amazon's Alexa personal assistant is able to read the news, but she does so using the same voice users hear when issuing commands and getting search results. That'll soon change, the company has revealed - it is creating a “newscaster” voice for its assistant that'll give Alexa the same style and flow heard on an evening news program. Everyone is...
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Google search results get niche-specific

Google search results get niche-specific

2 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Businesses all over the world are trying their best to get to the top of Google's search results. A higher ranking means that your website will get more views which in turn leads to more products or services being sold. However, understanding how Google's algorithms work can be a time consuming process and not everyone is an SEO expert. To better understand how Google is making its search results more niche-specific, TechRadar Pro sat down with the Director of Searchmetrics' Digital Strategies Group Björn Beth who filled us in on how these changes could spell the end for generic SEO and...
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Galaxy S10 Specifications: S10, S10+, S10e, S10 5G specs in one place

Galaxy S10 Specifications: S10, S10+, S10e, S10 5G specs in one place

All the hardware details for Samsung's 2019 flagships. There's good news and bad news. The good news is that the Galaxy S10 and S10+ are mostly identical save for a couple of... Read more ...

10 Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10+ features that actually surprised us

10 Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10+ features that actually surprised us

At long leak, the Samsung Galaxy S10 has arrived. And, well, it's pretty much exactly what we thought it would be, with three sizes, a hole in the display for the front camera... Read more ...

Galaxy Fold release date, price, $2k high-end foldable phone

Galaxy Fold release date, price, $2k high-end foldable phone

It's time to take a look at a far more finalized Galaxy Fold, the first foldable display-toting smartphone from Samsung. The company revealed the device right up at the start... Read more ...

Facebook adds new background location privacy controls to its Android app

Facebook adds new background location privacy controls to its Android app

Facebook is updating its privacy settings on Android to make it easier for users to control what location data is sent to and stored by the company. In its announcement... Read more ...

You can remap the Bixby button on Samsung's Galaxy S10 to do whatever you want

You can remap the Bixby button on Samsung's Galaxy S10 to do whatever you want

Samsung will allow buyers of its new Galaxy S10 smartphones to use the Bixby key to open whatever app they want. The Verge has confirmed that with the S10, the company has... Read more ...

Galaxy S10 lineup official with barely any surprises in store

Galaxy S10 lineup official with barely any surprises in store

Flagships boast reverse wireless charging and Infinity-O screens Read more ...

Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker will launch by April

Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker will launch by April

After announcing it last summer, Samsung is nearing the release of its Bixby Home smart speaker. The device, meant to compete with the Amazon Echo, Google Home, Apple HomePod... Read more ...

Apex Legends Twitch Prime loot available now: Here's how to get it

Apex Legends Twitch Prime loot available now: Here's how to get it

Well that didn't take long at all: hot on the heels of Apex Legends‘ successful launch, Electronic Arts and Amazon have teamed up to offer some free loot for the game through... Read more ...

With no plans for merging operating systems, Apple opts to combine apps instead

With no plans for merging operating systems, Apple opts to combine apps instead

Apple is working on combining all of the the apps it offers to iPhone, iPad, and Mac users by 2021. App developers will soon be able to build and submit one version of their... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10e hands-on: A crowded lineup brings more...

Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10e hands-on: A crowded lineup brings more parity, less clarity

With the screen off, the Galaxy S10+ is virtually indistinguishable from the Galaxy S9+. It's not until you turn it on that you notice just how different it is. You've no doubt... Read more ...