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Alexa Control For Android & iOS Apps Has Arrived With More To Come

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant can now be used to control or interact with some apps on Android and iOS. That's according to a recently- reported announcement from the company, detailing new developer tools for the AI platform. One of those, called Alexa for Apps is now available in "Preview" and allows just such functionality. And it's already in use for some applications.
Specifically, Amazon notes that it will already work with TikTok, Uber, Yellow Pages, and Sonic. It's also already testing the feature with Zynga, Volley, and others. But what, exactly, that means for end-users will...
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Alexa Will Soon Be Able To Control iOS And Android Apps

Alexa Will Soon Be Able To Control iOS And Android Apps

4 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Apple's iPhones and Google's Android devices come with their own digital assistants in the form of Siri and Google Assistant. One of the advantages of having a native digital assistant is that it is deeply integrated into the operating system, allowing them to do things that third-party digital assistants can't. However, it seems that Amazon's Alexa will soon start to creep into more iOS and Android apps as Amazon has announced what they are calling Alexa for Apps. This is a new feature that is currently in preview and basically what it does is that it allows Alexa more access to iOS and...
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Amazon launches Alexa for Apps to compete against Siri on the iPhone

Amazon launches Alexa for Apps to compete against Siri on the iPhone

4 monthes ago   |   By iMore

Alexa is coming for Siri on her own turf.
What you need to know
Amazon has launched Alexa for Apps.
The feature will allow users to control apps on their iPhone instead of using Siri.
It is currently in preview for developers.
Alexa is trying to become your iPhone smart assistant right under Siri's nose. In a press release on its developer website, Amazon has announced Alexa for Apps, a new feature that will allow Alexa skills to take customers directly into an app on iOS.
The company says that users will be able to use the Alexa app, Alexa built-in phones, or accessories like Echo Buds to...
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