Amazon Alexa developers get eight new voices

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Amazon now has a number of different voices with different dialects and accents developers can now bundle into their skills, according to the company's website. Mix it up a bit to make Google Assistant your own. Your Google Assistant's uses are personalized to your specific tastes, so why can't your Assistant sound different from everyone else's? "Incorporating our latest thought leadership into voice assistants is part of how we are adapting to client needs and integrating ourselves into how people increasingly consume information today".

If you have an idea for using Amazon Polly voices in your skill, tell us about it via this survey. This new capability now includes eight different US English voices.

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"HP does not include a mute button, so there is no quick way to turn the assistant on and off, unlike every other major Alexa-enabled device", the report added.

Selecting a voice for Assistant lies under More Settings. Changing is quick and easy, so there's no need to worry if you need to change it back again.

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In a somewhat similar practice to the way that "Routines" that appeared in the Google Assistant settings within the Home app a couple of months ago (and which have now disappeared) the "Reminder" settings are now appearing in the settings of the Home app.

Next, click on the hamburger icon (the three horizontal lines) in the top left corner to reveal the menu. Then browse your selection of voices and choose the one that suits you best. English speaking voices into their skills. It will even swap the voice for each account connected to the speaker.

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