X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Amazon Echo Can Now Lock and Unlock Your BMW

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

Amazon Echo and its Alexa voice assistant platform can do many things, and it is learning to do more all of the time. It can call you an Uber, it can turn on the lights, it can read to you, it can tell you the weather, it can even order you a pizza. Its latest trick is to lock or unlock your car doors if you own a BMW.

alexa_1zoom in


Working in concert with BMW’s new Connected app version 3.0 will also check the battery and fuel levels, and even let you load a trip onto its nav system. Pretty useful stuff for BMW owners. Basically any Alexa compatible device can remotely control certain aspects of the car. This will help you save some time, and provide peace of mind.

Hyundai owners already have help from Alexa, and Ford is expected to add support by the end of the year. Other carmakers will surely follow.

[via BMWBlog via Ubergizmo]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Strider 14X 2-in-1 Kids’ Bike

Strider 14X 2-in-1 Kids’ Bike

Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues

Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues

Cat vs. Dog: Best Support Class

Cat vs. Dog: Best Support Class

Advertisement
This Russian Truck Has an Appropriately Russian Easter Egg

This Russian Truck Has an Appropriately Russian Easter Egg

Polestar 1 Is a 600 hp Hybrid Sports Coupe from Volvo Spin-off

Polestar 1 Is a 600 hp Hybrid Sports Coupe from Volvo Spin-off

These Crazy Bonkers Ford Focuses (Foci?) Are SEMA Bound

These Crazy Bonkers Ford Focuses (Foci?) Are SEMA Bound