Look out SIRI. Step aside Alexa, Google has its own voice-based digital assistant: Google Assistant.While it lacks a proper or even pretty name, this could be the mother of all voice-activated assistants. "Our ability to do conversational understanding is far ahead of what other assistants can do,
Facebook unveiled its M personal assistant yesterday, shelled out a few details and revealed that it was currently being beta-tested by a couple hundred random users in the Bay Area. The service is unique in that it is partially human-powered,
Amazon is a Bluetooth- and WiFi-enabled speaker that responds to users' questions. Just say "Alexa" and ask something - for example, "what's the weather?"Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/11/07/should-you-buy-amazon-echo-the-smart-voice-recognition-speaker/
It only took me a few hours to get cozy with my new assistant. "Alexa," I barked at the nine-inch black cylinder on my coffee table, "Shut up." The lights on top of the cylinder went dark; the embarrassing 90s music playing from its speaker cut out. "Alexa, what's the weather?
In what’s been the worst-kept secret thanks to a number of leaks, including photographs of the new player, streaming media device maker Roku is at last officially announcing the launch of its latest product, the Roku 4. The updated hardware is now designed to support both 4K Ultra HD and HD TVs,
Yesterday, Google announced YouTube Red . Google, blissfully unaware of what goes on in Incognito Mode, apparently thought that this was a good name for a service. It is not the first time that Google has made flagrantly terrible choices in naming stuff.Read more...
The head of the Food and Drug Administration has threatened to pull e-cigarettes out of U.S. markets entirely unless e-cig makers take greater measures to curb the youth's use of their products. Speaking at a public hearing Friday, Scott Gottlieb, the FDA Commissioner,
If you've ever wondered what a full-sized pickup truck would look like in Lego form, Chevrolet and Lego have you covered.The two companies have teamed up to make a massive,
Snap is facing a fresh round of executive drama after reports have surfaced that two more executives are leaving the company under less than desirable circumstances. The company's head of security, Francis Racioppi, and head of human resources, Jason Halbert,
YouTube hasn't ever been one to skimp on the Easter eggs, but this is a new one for me.It's hidden away on the timeline that charts your progress through a video. If you highlight that timeline and hold left — either left on an attached game controller,
The Women's March is back for its third year, and despite several layers of controversy surrounding the march's leadership, highly attended events were still held across the world.In Dec. 2018,
A group of young Donald Trump supporters has come under fire after ambushing and taunting a group of Native Americans at the Indigenous Peoples March on Friday.On Jan. 18, Washington, D.C. hosted both the Indigenous Peoples March and the anti-abortion March For Life.
Facebook could soon set a new record — just not the good kind.The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly considering a "record-setting" fine for the social network, as the result of its investigation into Facebook's privacy practices following the Cambridge Analytica scandal,
House of Cards star Robin Wright had a problem with the fact that she didn't make nearly as much money as her co-star Kevin Spacey. That feeling was only amplified when she discovered that her character, Claire Underwood, was favored over his, Frank Underwood.
Alexa, Google’s aiming to steal your throne.Google announced on stage at its annual developer conference a smart home device called Google Home that will directly compete with the Amazon Echo speaker, the current darling of the budding tech category.SEE ALSO:
Time to call on another Ghostbusters trailer.This time around, the new teaser is even more action and horror-packed than the first, which dropped in March. There are more terrifying ghosts, more jokes and more Chris Hemsworth.
Philips has announced the upcoming release of three new products in the Hue lighting ecosystem : a streamlined and dimming white light, a kinetic-powered control panel, and a 3D-printed lamp that will sure to become the centerpiece of any room. Read more...
Are you looking to purchase a brand new Windows Phone device on AT&T? Are you new to AT&T and looking to make the move to the best new Windows Phone device? This post is going to showcase the six available Windows Phone devices as of May 2014. If you already have a Windows Phone device on AT&T,
Jill Abramson said in an interview late Monday that she is in the planning stages of a new startup that will focus on one big story annually. It will be her first big move since she was fired as executive editor at The New York Times.Speaking to NPR radio station WBUR,
日前Net Applications发布了2014年11月全球PC操作系统排名，数据显示：微软的Windows 8.x市场份额为18.65%，Windows 7以56.41%的份额仍位居第一位；Linux较上月上升了0.25个百分点至1.25%；MAC OS X份额为7.24%。