Alexa gets male voice and new activation word – ‘Ziggy’

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Ask Alexa what gender it has, and Amazon’s voice assistant will reply that she considers herself female. Things are different with Apple, and although Siri has a female name, and sounds distinctly female, she’ll say: “Don’t let my voice fool you: I don’t have a gender.” For those who don’t think a digital assistant needs to have a woman’s voice, or who just prefer the sound of a male voice, Amazon has now announced a male version of its Alexa assistant, in line with similar offerings from Google, Apple and Samsung. “Alexa, change your voice.” With this voice command, Amazon’s voice assistant c…

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