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Walmart’s voice ordering feature gets support for Siri

Walmart’s voice ordering feature gets support for Siri

Walmart Voice Order, the company's feature for ordering items using voice commands, now supports Apple's Siri assistant. The new support brings Walmart Voice Ordering to Macs, iPhones and iPads, the Apple Watch, and even CarPlay and HomePod smart speakers. The Siri support joins previously added compatibility with Google Assistant.

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Roku and Walmart launch budget Smart Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer

Roku and Walmart launch budget Smart Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer

Roku has teamed with Walmart to launch its new Onn Roku Smart Soundbar and Onn Roku Wireless Subwoofer. The two products are offered under Walmart's Onn brand at lower prices than Roku's previously launched Smart Soundbar product, offering better audio than one would get from their TV's built-in speakers, but at a price that makes the devices affordable for most consumers.

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Vudu’s new ‘Family Play’ scrubs scenes to make movies safe for kids

Vudu’s new ‘Family Play’ scrubs scenes to make movies safe for kids

Walmart's Vudu digital video platform has introduced a new feature called Family Play that scrubs certain scenes out of movies so that younger audiences can watch them. The feature is available on a selection of movies offered on the Vudu platform, a number that will grow over future weeks and months, according to the company. The service now also offers a Kids Mode and reviews designed for parents.

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Google Photos prints with CVS and Walmart: Ordering details

Google Photos prints with CVS and Walmart: Ordering details

Today we're looking at Google Photos latest update that includes new collaboration with CVS and Walmart for photo prints. Google Photos has access to soft and hard-cover books as well as prints of photos at "11,000 locations with print centers across the U.S." as of this week. As it is with any photo printing service via your phone or computer, this service has some fine print details which you'll want to become familiar.

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Walmart Delivery Unlimited is about to get a big expansion

Walmart Delivery Unlimited is about to get a big expansion

Earlier in the summer, Walmart rolled out a new subscription service called Delivery Unlimited. This, as you may have already guessed from the name, was a departure from Walmart's standard delivery service that charged customers a per-order fee for delivery, with Delivery Unlimited running $98 per year or $12.95 per month. It seems that initial roll out back in July was a successful one, as Walmart has announced that it will soon begin expanding the service.

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Walmart adds SNAP support for online grocery orders at all pickup locations

Walmart adds SNAP support for online grocery orders at all pickup locations

In April, the US Department of Agriculture revealed that it had launched a pilot program allowing some SNAP recipients to purchase groceries online. Walmart and Amazon are both participating in the two-year pilot program, and Walmart has just expanded its own test involving SNAP payments. Under that expansion, all Walmart pickup locations now accept EBT card payments for online grocery orders.

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Hundreds of Walmart stores are using AI cameras to monitor checkouts

Hundreds of Walmart stores are using AI cameras to monitor checkouts

Many Walmart customers have likely noticed the appearance of cameras with small displays on the company's self-checkout registers over the last couple years. In a recent statement, the retailer confirmed that hundreds of its stores have started using AI-powered cameras to monitor checkouts in an effort to cut down on theft and other issues resulting in loss.

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Walmart launches $98 annual subscription for grocery deliveries

Walmart launches $98 annual subscription for grocery deliveries

The grocery delivery market is heating up and that's good news for consumers. Days after Target launched same-day deliveries for online purchases in most of the United States, Walmart has expanded its own alternative to include a new $98 annual subscription for grocery deliveries. The annual subscription is a discount over the flat rate and monthly plan options Walmart already offered.

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Walmart InHome Delivery will test your trust issues to the max

Walmart InHome Delivery will test your trust issues to the max

Walmart is taking the fight to Amazon in a big way, announcing today that customers will soon be able to place grocery orders for in-home delivery. Walmart, of course, already offers grocery delivery, but as the company points out, this new service called InHome Delivery takes things one step further by allowing associates to deliver groceries right to your kitchen, even going so far as to stock your refrigerator or cupboards as part of the drop off.

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Walmart Onn Android tablets try to beat Amazon at its own game

Walmart Onn Android tablets try to beat Amazon at its own game

There are only a few Android tablets left in the market and even fewer companies making them. Aside from Samsung, Amazon is probably the next biggest maker of Android tablets and it isn't even making premium ones. Its Fire tablets have a completely different purpose and Walmart is taking a few pages from Amazon's book to make its self-branded Onn tablets a gateway into its own retail empire.

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Walmart aims at Amazon with no cost NextDay delivery

Walmart aims at Amazon with no cost NextDay delivery

Amazon is working hard to get free NextDay delivery rolled out to Prime members around the country. To fight the increasing pressure from Amazon, Walmart has announced a new program that offers free NextDay delivery without requiring users to pay money and become a member as Prime does. Walmart says that its new move is an extension of something it started in 2011 when free two-day shipping was introduced with no membership fee.

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Walmart will launch its own original shows through Vudu platform

Walmart will launch its own original shows through Vudu platform

Walmart's Vudu video streaming service is about to launch its own lineup of original content, the company announced on Wednesday. The move follows previous rumors that claimed Walmart was considering the launch of a new streaming service, something it reportedly abandoned in favor of focusing on its existing Vudu service. The content will include a thriller and new version of kids show Blue's Clues.

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