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You can now buy the brains behind Amazon’s Alexa

The deep neural networks that power Amazon’s popular voice assistant are up for sale.<p>Developers will now be able to build their own virtual personal assistants for platforms like Facebook Messenger and Slack with a tool called Amazon Lex, the company announced at its Amazon Web Services Summit …

Machine Learning

These Are the Top Mixed Reality Companies in the World Today

There are hundreds of companies in the mix. We highlight the best.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In mixed reality technology, which includes virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), there are some companies that you cannot avoid watching. They include most of …

A Cool Japanese Home Organization Brand Available on Amazon

There are words in decor that just seem to always go hand-in-hand. For instance, "cozy" is comfortably at home when uttered right before "blanket", …

Home Offices

Hands On: HDHomeRun TV Tuner and DVR

In the search for ways to free ourselves from the escalating costs of pay TV, the missing piece of the puzzle is the ability to stream and record …

Bots For Sale: Bot Platform Motion.ai Releases Bot Store

Bot-making platform Motion.ai has just released a “bot store,” where companies, groups, and individuals who want to release a bot can get, customize, and deploy a bot in minutes.<p>Restaurant Bot, for example, will let you view a menu, see hours, book a reservation, or get in touch with a restaurant, …

Chatbots

This video explains all 27 Photoshop blending modes

Most of us use different Photoshop blending modes to achieve different effects. Many tutorials suggest which more to use to achieve a certain look, …

Ford Made A Crib That Mimics Those Sleep-Inducing Car Rides

This could be a game changer.<p>Parents who have ever taken a midnight drive around the neighborhood in a desperate attempt to help their baby fall asleep are going to want to hear about this new crib.<p>Ford Motor Company has introduced a crib called MAX Motor Dreams. A video posted on the Ford España …

Parenting

Motion Design Inspiration: Hypnotic Animations

You thought we had forgotten about our Monday motion design inspiration right, but we did not forget it. We might have delayed for a bit but here it …

Animation

Pair this button with your iPhone for safety boost

Tech innovators have yet to create a device that activates a personal defense shield to ward off would-be attackers. But a small gadget called Revolar can discreetly alert the cavalry.<p>A smartphone in hand means you can make an immediate call for help, but some dangerous situations leave no time to …

Innovation

These 17 Smart Home Products Will Make Your Life Better

Can you imagine a home where everything utilizes the power of technology to make your life easier and more enjoyable? Imagine having a bed that …

Havenly

Havenly - Beautiful interior design. All online. $199 a room.. (Web App, Home, and Fashion) Read the opinion of 40 influencers. Discover 11 …

Web Applications

The Role Functional Animation Plays in Enhancing User Experience

The road to better UX involves various factors, including website design and functionality, product quality, customer service, eCommerce, and much …

UI Design

3 Simple Steps to Automate Your Content Marketing

Creating content marketing eats up your time. Here's how to use automation to get better, quicker results.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a business owner who has to perform multiple tasks in a day -- sometimes simultaneously -- you likely appreciate the benefits of …

Using Animation to Improve Mobile App User Experience

Our experience and impression of a product are shaped by a combination of factors, with interaction playing a key role. In fact, the details of …

UI Design

Brilliant Is An Alexa-Enabled Light Switch That Controls Your Smart Home

By<p>Mar 09 2017, 1:17 PM<p>Remember when universal remote controls came out, and you couldn’t wait to trade in your coffee table full of devices for a …

Play laser tag in the real world with this smartphone attachment

Playing laser tag is fun, but in order to do so, you have to go to a special venue, get specialized equipment and basically block off the entire day. With Proxy42's Inceptor, however, you don't have to. This little accessory combined with a game called Father.io essentially changes any smartphone …

I want this credit card-sized dumbphone more than I want the Galaxy S8

Somebody hold me because my obsession with credit card-sized gadgets is getting just a little out of control.<p>Days after discovering the Kado Wallet …

Portable Slim Pocket Charger | DT Shop

Never run into a situation where you desperately need an outlet again with this credit card-sized battery that fits as easily in your wallet as it …

The Bathgate Artifact Spinner: a beautiful, hand-machined fidget toy

Machinist/sculptor Chris Bathgate (previously) continues his foray into collaborations to make gorgeous, hand-machined fidget today (see: the slider; …

Introducing Lottie

<b>Our new open-source tool makes adding animation to native apps a snap.</b><p>By Brandon Withrow, Gabriel Peal, Leland Richardson and Salih Abdul-Karim<p>In the …

The Innovative, Eco-Friendly Lighting You Should Be Buying Photos

If there’s a segment of the home industry that’s enjoyed a massive boom because of technology, it’s sustainable lighting. In just the past decade or so, the proliferation of affordable LED and CFL bulbs has forever changed the way we light our homes. Though early adopters may associate these bulbs …

Realtor.com uses augmented reality to help you find a new home

When it comes to looking for a new house, the process of browsing listings, visiting properties and more can become quite the chore. Realtor.com is looking to make things a bit easier on prospective home buyers with two new features for its Android app: Street Peek and Sign Snap. Street Peek uses …

Branding & Visual Identity: Two12 Studios

We would like to share this branding and visual identity by Alaa Tameem and his work for Two12 Studios. About this project, what I liked the most was …

Google's new image compression tool uses 75% less bandwidth

HooliGoogle just released an image compression technology called RAISR (Rapid and Accurate Super Image Resolution) designed to save your precious data without sacrificing photo quality.<p>Claiming to use up to 75 percent less bandwidth, RAISR analyzes both low and high-quality versions of the same …

Web Developer, Blogger and Technology Enthusiast

Free WordPress Themes

Free WordPress Themes<p>Total downloads<p>We provide the WordPress community with a range of free themes developed according to the official WordPress …

WordPress themes

Doppler Labs delays its futuristic augmented reality earbuds

Partnerships with the Mets, Cavaliers, and more will be waiting when they ship<p>Audio startup Doppler Labs has delayed the shipment of Here One, the wireless earbuds that can stream music and also augment the sounds of the world around you. The earbuds were announced in June and were supposed to ship …

Are Browser Push Notifications An Email Marketing Alternative?

Email marketing has been ruling the digital industry for years together. It has become an integral part of every business’s marketing and growth …

3D audio is the secret to Hololens' convincing holograms

The streets of Microsoft's campus are lined with tall fir trees. A drive through lush, green urban woods reveals dozens of nondescript buildings. Minibuses shuttle employees across the company's 500-acre headquarters in Redmond, Washington. Inside Building 99, a concrete and glass structure that …

Elgato intros a standalone motion detector for Apple HomeKit

Setting up a connected home is a piecemeal proposition at the moment. Apple, Google and Amazon all working to push out their respective frameworks as quickly as humanly possible, but for the time being, actually automating the process is a matter of picking up devices here and there.<p>Elgato is …