Gadget Guy and smart speakers on Channel 7 Sunrise

GadgetGuy Val Quinn put Alexa and OK Google through their paces with Channel 7 Sunrise presenters Samantha Armitage and David Koch.

Unfortunately, the ‘demo-god’ was not in the best mood as many of the rehearsed and tested questions produced different results live on air. Never perform with children, animals or now, smart speakers.

GadgetGuy will be reviewing Alexa and OK Google speakers over the coming weeks.

Watch the four-minute segment by clicking on this link.

In big news, Alexa can now access Amazon Music Unlimited that gives music lovers access to a catalogue of more than 45 million songs from today’s top artists and thousands of playlists and personalised stations.

Amazon Music Unlimited also features a collection of more than 150 locally-curated playlists and personalised stations highlighting acclaimed musicians including Courtney Barnett, Vance Joy, Sia, Gang of Youths, Morgan Evans and more.

Following launch, new subscribers can sign up for a free 90-day trial of Amazon Music Unlimited for a limited time, and discover the vast catalogue of unlimited, ad-free music streaming within the Amazon Music app for iOS, Android, PC, Mac, and on any Web browser at

And, with the Amazon Music Unlimited integration with Alexa, customers will be able to use just their voice to control their music from across the room, simply by asking for music by on mood, genre, era, artist name and song or album title.

You can learn more about smart speakers here

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