Alexa claims to be 'too scared' when asked who H is in Line of Duty

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Line of Duty fans have asked Amazon's Alexa voice assistant about the identity of the mysterious'H' so many times that the devices are now quipping back. Videos have emerged online of fans asking Alexa to unmask the corrupt cop atthe centre of the show's plot but the device refuses, saying she's'too scared' or'can't be bothered'. The identity of'H' has plagued viewers throughout the series but the big reveal will identify the corrupt police officer at the top of the organised crime chain who has been pulling the strings. Social media user, Daniel Smith, was among those who could not bear to wait. he filmed himself asking his Alexa: 'Who is H?' The exasperated device replied: 'Honestly, I can't be bothered to talk about this anymore. 'Too many people are asking me who H is.' Gareth Evans, from Aberdare, Helen England, from North Tipperary, Teresa Rodmell, from Milton Keynes and Ollie Charles, from London, all asked the same question but got a more sinister response.


Amazon rolls out 'Answer Update' feature that lets Alexa get back to you later with responses

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Your questions will never go unanswered again by Alexa. Amazon is rolling out a feature called'Answer Update' that notifies users when Alexa learns the answer to a question that it didn't know right away. The feature, which was first spotted by Voicebot, should start appearing for users in the coming days. Amazon is launching a feature called'Answer Update' that notifies users when Alexa learns the answer to a question it didn't know right away. Users can opt in to the feature by asking their Echo device to'turn on Answer Update.' Alexa will then respond by explaining what the feature is.


Samsung unveils its Galaxy Home smart speaker with Bixby voice assistant

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Samsung has finally unveiled its own smart speaker in a bid to take on Amazon, Apple, and Google. At the firm's Unpacked event in Brooklyn, New York today, Samsung teased a look at its Galaxy Home speaker, equipped with the Bixby voice assistant. But, Samsung remained tight-lipped on most of the details. The firm hasn't yet revealed how much it will cost or when it will officially launch, but promised more information is to come at the developer conference in November. At the firm's Unpacked event in Brooklyn, New York today, Samsung teased a look at its sleek Galaxy Home speaker, equipped with the Bixby voice assistant.


Are Google's smart gadget wrecking YOUR wifi?

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Google had admitted a bug in its smart home products is causing major wifi woes for users. The firm's Chromecast TV gadgets and Google Home smart speaker are reportedly overloading home Wi-Fi networks. Google today admitted the bug was real - and promised to fix it tomorrow. Google had admitted a bug in its smart home products is causing major wifi woes for users. The Chromecast TV gadgets and Google Home smart speaker (pictured) are overloading home Wi-Fi networks.


You can send texts via Alexa but only on Android phones

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So much for needing your phone to send text messages. Thanks to a new software update, you can now use Alexa to deliver SMS text messages to any phone. There are some caveats, however. It only works for Alexa users in the US with an Android device that also have the Alexa app installed on their phone. You also can't use the feature to text 911 or participate in group text messages.