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Microsoft's new commercial has a hilarious problem

Microsoft has a new commercial that isn't having quite the effect it intended. Until last week, gamers buying Microsoft's Xbox One were getting the Kinect.…

How to get the most out of Google Now

Get the most out of your Android gadget's Google Now with these essential voice commands.
Tips: Smartphones July 8, 2015

Adobe unveils Alexa-like virtual assistant for photo editing

Voice recognition and control has come a long way, but this is truly remarkable! Imagine editing photos without lifting a finger. Adobe is making that a real possibility. I've got a video that shows how it works, and I'll tell you when this new software will be available.
Happening Now: New Technology January 14, 2017
Voice recognition

AVG's urgent warning: Turn off this feature on your tablet/phone immediately

Voice-activated security is a staple of Hollywood movies. In the real world, though, it's not quite as effective as you might think. Voice recognition tech…
Happening Now: Security & Privacy
October 3, 2014

This Google app just got way cooler and way creepier

I use my voice command for everything! You may not know that Google has been driving the future of voice command technology for years. Google's version…
Happening Now: New Technology June 11, 2015
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Secret Siri commands you're probably not using

We all know that Siri can help with directions. But, if that's all you're using Apple's virtual assistant for, you're only scratching the surface of what she's capable of. From practical skills that help you get things done quickly, to funny responses that will make you laugh, these Siri commands will help you get more out of the program.
Tips: Smartphones
September 29, 2017

Try this easy-to-use and free alternative to Windows Explorer

Trying to locate your files with Windows Explorer can be a huge pain. You have to go through a cumbersome process that involves several steps, and you don't always end up finding what you're looking for. It doesn't have to be like this. Luckily, I know of a free download that makes finding your files much easier and less of a headache.
Downloads: Office and School
October 7, 2016

Alexa, Siri and other virtual assistants vulnerable to "silent" hacks!

Right now, smart gadgets with built-in virtual assistants are the darlings of the consumer tech world. They offer various amazing conveniences, but how would you feel if your smart assistant was being fed commands without your knowledge? This is happening, and it leaves your whole family at risk.
Happening Now: computers
September 6, 2017

NASA emailed a wrench to the space station

NASA emailed wrench to the International Space Station, and it worked!
Happening Now: New Technology December 22, 2014

How to lock down your privacy on your Amazon Echo

How do you use your Echo? You might use it to play your favorite podcasts, to listen to music, to hear your email or calendar or to have Uber come pick you up. Whichever way you use it, you have to be careful. You're linking to the internet with a device that's always listening for your commands.
Tips: Fraud/Security/Privacy March 16, 2018