Your Amazon Alexa may soon make phone calls

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An upcoming version of the device may also be able to work as an intercom, say certain reports. According to a number of sources, a future version of Amazon Alexa will be unveiled which makes it possible to make phone calls initiated via voice command. The system would also make it possible for people to talk to each other through an intercom feature. The sources, which have been cited in several reports, have said that the company has been beta testing the new Amazon Alexa hardware internally. Moreover, they said…

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Will the Amazon wireless experiment receive government approval?

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The online marketplace company is seeking the FCC’s approval to test technology in Seattle and rural Washington. An Amazon wireless experiment is in the works to test out mobile devices and fixed-base stations in Seattle and rural areas of Washington state. Amazon revealed this much of its mysterious plans in recent government filings to the Federal Communications Commission. The filings do not specifically describe what will be involved in Amazon’s technology tests. However, what is known about this Amazon wireless experiment is that it looks like it is testing a…

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Amazon launches low cost Fire Tablet for t-commerce shot in the arm

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In an effort to boost online services, the company has released a 7-inch mobile device for only $50. Amazon has now launched a new Fire Tablet among several upgraded devices that it has released, as a part of an effort to boost mobile and t-commerce through affordable, practical gadgets. This new Amazon tablet has a 7-inch screen and features a forward and backward facing camera. What is likely most appealing to the target market for the Fire Tablet, however, is its price tag, as its launch price was only $49.99.…

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Amazon drones could use smartphone technology to locate customers

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The online marketplace has been looking into this delivery technology for some time and is filing many patents. At this point, it doesn’t come as a surprise to many that Amazon drones are in the works at the massive online marketplace, which loves to invest in the creation of new and potentially revolutionary forms of technology, but recent patent application publications have revealed a great deal more as to the way that the delivery system could end up functioning. These UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) may be able to track a…

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Amazon dumps its mobile payments Wallet app

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The massive online marketplace has decided that it won’t be continuing with the service it launched last summer. After only six months, Amazon has decided that it has had enough of its Wallet app and has kicked its mobile payments service to the curb, representing the end of its first attempt to take its first small steps into this arena. The mobile wallet app is now being taken down from both the Amazon and the Google Play app stores. While existing users will still be able to use the mobile…

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