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Amazon Alexa devices can finally tell voices apart
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 One of the Amazon Echo’s biggest blindspots has just been addressed. Starting today, the company will finally start rolling out customized voice detection. That means users in multi-person homes will be able to ge [...]
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Google Lens will finally make its debut on Pixel phones later this year
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 Google first demoed Lens, its smart Google Assistant-connected image recognition app, at its I/O developer conference earlier this year. At the time, it was one of the highlights of the show, but like so many other anno [...]
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Microsoft finally starts doing something with LinkedIn by integrating it into Office 365
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 Last year, Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, but even though the acquisition has long closed, Microsoft hasn’t yet done much with all of the data it gets from the social network. At its Ignite conferenc [...]
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iTunes finally offers 48-hour rentals in the US
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 Praise the Apple gods. If you rent a movie on iTunes in the U.S., you now have 48 hours to watch it. And you can watch the movie as much as you want during that 48-hour window. As always, you have 30 days to start watch [...]
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Google Home finally gets bluetooth audio playback
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 Google Home is quietly gaining support for a number of the features announced at I/O earlier this summer that bring the company’s home assistant more on-par with the older and wiser Amazon Echo. Last week, the com [...]
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Waze finally arrives on Android Auto
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 After a beta that kicked off earlier in 2017, crowdsourced navigation app Waze is coming to Android Auto. The Google-owned Waze seemed like a shoe-in for gaining app support for Android’s native in-car mode, but i [...]
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Taiwan will finally get its first Apple Store
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 Apple is getting ready to launch its first retail store in Taiwan. According to its Taiwan website, the Apple Store will be in Taipei 101, the landmark skyscraper, and decorated with papercut art by Yang Shiyi, whose wo [...]
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Apple finally wakes up to QR codes, but it’s too late
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 Apple, ever the late adopter, has added QR reading to its camera in what is the latest example of the U.S. company seemingly following a trend with blind optimism that it’ll work out for the best. QR codes have ne [...]
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Google’s Seurat for mobile VR means you can finally truly step into Star Wars
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 At Google’s I/O developer event on Thursday, the company revealed Seurat, a new tool that allows for rendering of very high resolution immersive content even on mobile VR devices that don’t necessarily have [...]
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