It only takes a couple seconds, but Amazon gave consumers their first listen to Alexa's new voice.
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Another user asked Alexa to play country music as he sat in his living room, reading a newspaper. This means that Amazon can't now set up the service for iPhone users. Alexa is also capable of speaking in Canadian and India English accents.
This sounds like a pretty solid addition to Alexa's bag of tricks.
'Now setting the mood, ' Rebel, 37, says sensually, giving instructions from her bath tub. The information would reach the intended destination either as an SMS or through the existing Alexa messaging service. Amazingly, she understood rusty high school German quite well, happily giving the weather in San Francisco in response to an attempt at "Alex, wie ist das Wetter?"
The Alexa app will also ask you to accept Android OS permissions. Turns out she's totally bilingual. Alexa already does Canadian and Indian English, but not in the United States. In Japan, the assistant is capable of speaking Japanese.
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For now, this new feature is available only in the US.
Google and Apple both have voice-activated competitors.
Though there are certainly possibilities for other types of voices out there.
Only Android users in the United States can use it for now.
In order to use the SMS feature, one needs to follow the instructions which appear on a pop-up in the Alexa app.
We'd be surprised if it stayed as a United States exclusive feature, but given that Apple is due to release its own smart speaker (the HomePod) to the market in the coming weeks, it's possible that the feature won't come to iOS, as Apple may offer an iMessage alternative.
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Turkish Air Force bombs airport near Syria's Afrin
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On the talking whale
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