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Next time you ask Alexa a question, the answer could come from another user

Ask Alexa what time it is. She'll have no problem answering that question. But if you're looking for answers to more complex questions or...
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You have to see Amazon's impressive new TV and streaming gadgets

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Use routines to make your smart assistant even smarter

If you have a smart assistant in your home, you know just how handy they can be. With the correct voice commands and connected...
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Nest and Google are merging - Here's what it means for your smart devices

If you have a smart home or are thinking about upgrading to one, you need to pay attention here. Google and Nest have merged...
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Update: Another popular Microsoft device has been recording conversations - but this time it involves your kids

This year we learned that many voice assistants listen to more than just commands when it was found that Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri and...
Happening Now August 22, 2019

What's a smart display and should you have one in your home?

If you’re already a fan of smart speaker systems or are out to make your home into a smart home, you might be thinking...
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'Hey Siri,' stop listening! Apple says contractors can't hear you anymore

Judging by the privacy-centric climate of current technology discourse, it's a good time to be an Apple fan. Not only has Apple avoided much...
Happening Now July 29, 2019

Listen up! Google's smart assistant also hears your private conversations

Not everyone knows "how the sausage is made" in respect to complex voice technology. A large database must be maintained for the robot's vocabulary,...
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When smart devices watch you, what do they do with the data?

Since so many smart devices are collecting personal data on us, it begs the question: What do data miners use all this information for?...
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Comcast's new device could monitor your bathroom habits

A major telecom is set to release a new device for your home that tracks a few health vitals, including how often you go...
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