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Alexa, Cortana officially become BFFs as Amazon and Microsoft integrate the two assistants

You can now access Amazon Alexa from Windows 10's Cortana, and Microsoft Cortana from Alexa devices such as the Amazon Echo. We'll show you how to use Alexa within Cortana, too.

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Denon HEOS HomeCinema HS2 soundbar review: Alexa, play 'Jurassic Park'

You’ll find Denon’s Heos HomeCinema HS2 soundbar and wireless subwoofer a solid, feature-rich package.

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Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker will combine Bixby with SmartThings

Samsung says its Galaxy Home smart speaker will deliver high-quality audio with an integrated smart home hub.

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Samsung reveals the Galaxy Home speaker with Bixby

Samsung's Galaxy Home combines Bixby, a smart home hub and high quality audio

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Amazon Echo Dot vs. Google Home Mini

Amazon and Google are both trying to get a foot through your door with their smart speakers. Here's what you need to consider before buying one.

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How to change the Google Assistant voice

At Google's developer conference this year, the company introduced six new voices for Google Assistant. Here's how to select them.

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How to change Google Assistant's voice

Google now gives you 8 different voices for Assistant, so mix it up a bit!

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New voices, intelligence coming to Google Assistant

At Google's annual developer conference on May 8, the company showed off new features coming to Google Assistant. They include new voices and support for more complex commands.

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How to check your Google Assistant history

Google lets you see everything Assistant heard and delete your history.

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How to see and hear your Google Assistant history

Google lets you see everything its Google Assistant heard and helped with.

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How to link Nest Secure to Google Assistant

Connecting your security system to Google enables voice control.

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Google Assistant rolls out Routines

Google Assistant rolls out Routines

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Testing Google's new Assistant Routines

Google Assistant can now string together a handful of instructions triggered by a single phrase

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The best smart home devices that work with Alexa

Amazon’s Echo smart speakers are most powerful when paired with third-party smart home hardware. These products earned our highest raitings.

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How to send Android SMS messages with Amazon Echo, and why it's a big deal

Amazon has opened up the ability to send SMS text messages on Echo devices. Here's how to set it up on your Android phone.

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