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Alexa voice control is coming soon to Rivian and Lamborghini vehicles

Most cars from Mercedes, Volkswagen and others have their own system built in for grabbing the attention of a voice assistant to do certain things in the car, in Mercedes cars for example you have ‘Hey Mercedes” and in the latest Mk8 VW Golf you now have “Hey Volkswagen” which lets you use your voice to turn the heating up and all sorts of various commands. But what Rivian and […]

The Grand Tour ‘Seamen’ is now out on Amazon Prime

We reported back in November that Clarkson, Hammond and May would be back for a The Grand Tour special is December and now, here it is. The trio have ditched the cars for boats and are attempting to sail up the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. “For one time only, the presenters have taken a break from four wheels and instead undertaken an ambitious journey in boats. Their adventure-packed voyage takes them along […]

Apple Podcasts now works on Amazon Echo speakers

Apple is really starting to branch out its services to other platforms, other than its own. Apple Music is already on the Echo speakers and has been for over a year, Apple Music has been on Sonos for a while now and the Apple TV was added to a bunch of smart TVs earlier this year in preparation for the launch of Apple TV+. And now, Apple Podcasts is now […]

Samuel L. Jackson’s voice is now available on Amazon Alexa

Back in September at the Amazon product event, the company announced that later down the line that Samuel L. Jackson’s voice would be an option to replace the Alexa voice on Amazon’s Echo products. Today, Amazon has released Jackson’s voice as a optional skill which costs $0.99. You can ask Jackson for the weather, ask him to play music, podcasts and more. To enable his voice, simply ask “Alexa, introduce […]

Amazon has said the Premier League matches brought in a record number of new Prime subscriptions

Amazon debuted the first round of Premier League matches on its Amazon Prime streaming platform this week, a lot of feedback on Twitter on the first night was pretty positive, users mentioning the price, picture quality and the features of the app. Twitter comments The fact that Amazon Prime costs £7.99 per month and is now showing Premier League football is incredible, especially when compared to the complete rip off […]

James May’s new show ‘James May Our Man in Japan’ is coming to Amazon Prime next year

Back in March of this year, James May left the UK to head over to Japan for a number of months to film a new documentary for Amazon Prime. In fact considering that The Grand Tour has a smaller series now, with the last three being around 13 episodes long and the new fourth series is only two, Clarkson, Hammond and May have all embarked on their own TV shows. […]

The Grand Tour is back with a special in December

The next season of The Grand Tour will be coming soon, which is much anticipated as the last season ended earlier this year in April and that also marked the end of the iconic template or show theme too. Season 3 ended and now The Grand Tour will be focusing on full feature length specials. Season 4 will kick off on December 13th with “The Grand Tour Presents: Seamen” where […]

Apple TV app now available on Amazon Fire TV

As Apple is getting very close to releasing its ‘Apple TV+’ service on November 1st is is starting to make the Apple TV app avauble on other platforms. Earlier this year in January, the iTunes support was added to Samsung TVs as well as AirPlay 2 and while at the time it was an odd decision, a few months later on Apple unveiled Apple TV+ and everything made sense. Now, […]

You can now use Alexa in Spanish, in the US

Late last week, Amazon updated the Amazon Echo to now support Spanish for Alexa in the US market, users can change their preferred language option within the Alexa app. Echo devices now also support developer tools for the new Spanish voice. As it happens the US has the world’s second largest population of Spanish speakers, second to Mexico. Amazon is now catching up with the Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri […]

Amazon Music is now out on Apple TV

Today, Amazon has announced on its ‘day one’ blog that Amazon Music is now available on Apple TV, as a standalone App. This joins Twitch which has made its way to Apple’s set top box too this week, Twitch is owned by Amazon. This week also, Spotify made its debut on Apple TV. Starting today, Amazon Music is available for Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K units, as long […]