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HP's new 'all-in-one' PC to come pre-installed with Alexa

IANS  |  San Francisco 

With the rising popularity of Amazon's Alexa, HP Inc's new 34-inch curved all-in-one (AiO) PC is expected to come with the built-in digital app.

An app, pre-installed on the computer will let the users call up the and see any information like weather forecasts, music albums and more on display.

"The computer does not launch until later this year, and so far HP does not have a specific release date or price," The Verge reported late on Monday.

"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.

Along with HP, and debuted personal computers that are designed to work with during the International Consumer Electronics Show 2018 (CES) that was held earlier this year in as part of a push by to spread its to more third-party devices.

Previously, HP's "Pavilion Wave" was launched with a special LED wired to light up indicating that is listening.

However, Alexa's integration into PCs poses a challenge to which is trying to push its as the preferred way for people to talk to their Windows-powered computers for performing simple tasks.



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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 16:22 IST