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Google Home is already considered to be much better than Amazon Echo devices in terms of conversational capabilities, search functionality and more. But it's just gotten a whole lot more powerful, now that you'll be able to make calls...
The ultimate paparazzi is what I would call the Roam-E, an Australian-made drone with a camera and facial recognition that will follow you around at a reasonable distance and take selfies that you could never manage on your own...
In many ways Google Assistant is far superior to Amazon Alexa. Although both are essentially AI-based smart voice assistants, each has a specific strength. For example, Assistant has the support of Google's powerful search engine and ecosystem of services,...
Anker, primarily known for its power banks and charging cables, has announced a new smart speaker called Eufy Genie. Anker’s announcement of Eufy Genie with Alexa voice capability built in further strengthens its relationship with Amazon, given that most of...
When superstars do something, it automatically becomes newsworthy. If I attend an Olympic event, for example, a grand total of three people will be very excited. But when tech legend Mark Zuckerberg does something, the whole world watches. But...
Every major tech company is vying for space in our homes. Apple has managed to stay in the palm of our hands through its iDevices; Google has become the gatekeeper when we get on the internet and start searching...
Apple is now among the thirty or so companies that have a permit to test self-driving cars in the State of California. A recent Twitter update came through showing Apple's listing on the California DMV website, which means they...
About 18 months ago, Amazon told developers that they were opening up their Amazon Alexa voice assistant to everyone, allowing them to develop Alexa Skills for various purposes.Soon after they opened up the floodgates with Alexa Skills Kit (ASK),...
IBM yesterday announced the launch of “Project DataWorks”, part of its Watson initiative that aims to exploit artificial intelligence to help businesses and data professionals in the decision-making process.Technology has made is easier to collect, organize and store data...
Amazon Prime members with Amazon Echo devices will have definitely tried the new voice shopping feature from Alexa that was rolled out before the holiday season in 2016. Now, users can “voice order” food from local restaurants, and Alexa...
Microsoft and Amazon are going to join hands and pair up their respective digital personal assistants, Cortana and Alexa, opening up a wide array of options for users – a smarter move than competing with each other.Microsoft’s personal assistant, Cortana,...
Artificial Intelligence is a curse and a blessing, depending on what angle you look at it from. On the one hand, the technology firepower AI brings to the table can be extremely useful, like powering our virtual assistants, smart...
Until now, we've been reporting all the good things that artificial intelligence can bring into our daily lives. But now, AI may soon be used to deliver death to our doorstep. In what many consider to be an alarming piece...
Amazon seems to be having a problem getting supplies of the Amazon Echo smart home speakers, as well as the smaller Echo Dot. As a result, it won't be available online at Amazon.com until after Christmas. The only way...
Microsoft’s new invention, “Seeing AI” supports visually impaired users by recognizing and describing what is in front of them – people, objects, scenes and much more. On July 12, the app was made available for free download in the US...