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Amazon Wants Alexa to Act as Your Hotel Room Butler, Starting With Marriott

People at home are increasingly using their voices to ask digital assistants for the latest weather report, to hail an Uber ride, or to play their …

Smart Homes

Facebook’s new two-factor authentication process no longer requires a phone number

You can use an authenticator app instead<p>Facebook announced it’s changed how to set up two-factor authentication. The new process is intended to make setting up 2FA more streamlined and eliminates the need to register a phone number.<p>Where Facebook previously required a phone number in order to …

Identity Theft

Google's Digital Wellbeing initiative: Everything you need to know

At Google I/O 2018, Google announced Digital Wellbeing. It's a brand new approach to OS and app development that'll equip users with tools to help …

Self-improvement

Google's New Text-to-Speech AI Is so Good We Bet You Can't Tell It From a Real Human

See if you hear a difference between Tacotron 2 and human speech.<p>Can you tell the difference between AI-generated computer speech and a real, live human being? Maybe you've always thought you could. Maybe you're fond of Alexa and Siri but believe you would never confuse either of them with an …

iPhone Best Free Travel and Navigation Apps, for perfect vacations and Great Road Trips!

shared by akshayagopal on Apr 03, 2017 in Travel<p>174 views<p>0 faves<p>0 shares<p>0 comments<p>The Best part of travelling is to explore new places and your …

Apps

These two Alexa-enabled smart thermostats cost way less than Google’s Nest

Remember how exciting it was when the first Nest Learning Thermostat came out? Holy moly it can adjust your temperature automatically based on your …

What Size TV Should You Buy?

It's an age-old question: How big does my house need to be to fit my TV?<p>OK, so that's not really the question, but in truth, most people purchase a …

Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the information inherently embedded in video. You can build your own detector within the company’s intuitive, …

August Home paves the way to put a smart lock on doors internationally

August Home — which makes an internet-connected smart lock — already works for most door locks you’d typically find in the U.S. But it hasn’t had a product yet for a different style of lock called the Mortise lock just yet.<p>That lock represents a smaller amount of the overall market in the U.S., but …

Home Automation