Posted on February 22nd, 2019
Nick Bastone, Business Insider Feb. 19, 2019, 9:04 PMNest GuardIn early February, Google announced that its home security and alarm system Nest Secure would be getting an update. Users, the company said, could now enable its virtual-assistant tech...
Posted on January 5th, 2019
(and What’s Overhyped)
Brian X. Chen, The New York Times, January 4, 2019
A.I. that responds to your voice. Next-generation wireless networks. If this year’s biggest consumer technology trends have a familiar ring, there’s a reason for that.
Posted on February 27th, 2018
Credit Doug Chayka
By Farhad Manjoo
Feb. 27, 2018
Something strange, scary and sublime is happening to cameras, and it’s going to complicate everything you knew about pictures. Cameras are getting brains.
Until the past few years, just about all c...
Posted on February 1st, 2018
A health care proposal from Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase could ultimately have patients using the Alexa voice assistant to discuss their symptoms.
An Amazon Echo smart speaker. Credit Jens Mortensen for The New York Times
Posted on January 15th, 2018
Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant is mostly used through the company’s line of Echo smart speakers. Credit Christie hemm Klok for The New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — These days, you can find virtua...
Posted on January 5th, 2015
Smart Gadgets Take Center Stage at CES
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Imagine a world in which your garage door opens automatically as you pull into the driveway. The living room lights and heater turn on--perhaps the oven starts warming up, too. I...