Monday, January 23, 2017

Trekkies can now wake up their Amazon Echo by saying ‘computer’

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Amazon just quietly updated one of the most important parts of the Echo in a move that is sure to delight Star Trek fans everywhere.

The company added “computer” to the list of supported wake words for its Echo devices — no doubt a reference to the powerful voice-activated computer onboard the Starship Enterprise.

It looks like Amazon has been rolling out the update slowly over the last few days, though the company hasn’t said much about it beyond an update to its support page, which details how to change it via the Alexa app. Read more…

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Trekkies can now wake up their Amazon Echo by saying ‘computer’

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