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How to use your Apple TV remote to watch shows and navigate with Siri

You can use your Apple TV remote to perform a variety of functions on your Apple TV, like rewind movies, pause a TV show, and even play games. Depending on which generation Apple TV remote you have, you can also use Siri to input words and perform tasks, like play a movie. Here's what you can do with your Apple TV remote. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Apple TV remote was originally an extremely basic tool for the first few Apple TV iterations. It had a few buttons t...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Trends, Siri, Apple TV, Hulu, Roku Apple


This “Bracelet of Silence” actively blocks Alexa and Siri from hearing your conversations

The dilemma with phones and smart-speakers are that they undermine the privacy of not just their owners, but everyone around them. Maybe you have a friend who loves talking about their cat, and that’s perfectly fine… until YOU begin getting ads for cat-food on your Instagram.Students at the University of Chicago developed a unique, wrist-worn bracelet that can remotely scramble all sorts of microphones in a working radius of a few feet. Just wear “The Bracelet of Silence” and switch it on when...
Tags: Google, Gadgets, Design, Privacy, Safety, Siri, University Of Chicago, Alexa, Product Design, Jammer, Alexa Siri, Huiying Li, Pedro Lopes, Scott Urban, Yuxin Chen, Zhijing Li


iOS 13 Battery Drain: 15+ Tips to Make Your Battery Last Longer (mac rumors)

With every new operating system update, there are complaints about battery life and rapid battery drain, and iOS 13 is no exception. Since iOS 13 was released, we've seen reports of issues with battery life, which have waxed and waned with various iOS 13 updates. iOS 13 battery life problems caused by bugs can't be helped until Apple provides updates to address the issues, but there are steps you can take to maximize your battery life and cut down on hidden sources that might be causing exces...
Tags: Apple, News, Siri, Notification Center, Don, Catalina, Control Center, Juli Clover, Low Power Mode, Battery Health, Choose Privacy Tap Location Services Review, Low Power Mode Low Power Mode


The best media streaming sticks and devices

A media streaming device can transform your so-called dumb TV into a smart one that plays shows and movies from Disney Plus, Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now, Prime Video, and other streaming services. The best of the bunch is the Roku Ultra with its easy-to-use interface, 4K video streaming, voice control, and simple remote. The world is changing. Gone are the days when a cable subscription was necessary to watch all the latest and greatest TV shows. These days, the best TV shows are coming out on stre...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Google Play Store, Hbo, Mac, Disney, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Apple TV, Chromecast, Netflix, Nvidia, Roku, Vizio


The best music streaming services you can subscribe to

Music streaming services give you access to millions of songs for a monthly subscription fee so you don't have to buy individual songs or albums anymore. Spotify is the best music streaming service for most people, but Apple Music, Tidal, Amazon Music Unlimited, and YouTube Music are also great options, depending on your needs. Music listening has come a long way over the past few decades. Gone are the days when you had to buy CDs, vinyl records, or cassette tapes. You don't even have to buy d...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spotify, Family, Trends, Siri, Amazon Prime, Sony, Jay, Apple Music, Alexa, Youtube Music, Dolby Atmos, Hifi, Steven Cohen


Samsung is launching a new pair of wireless earbuds, and it sounds like they will have one big advantage over Apple's AirPods

Samsung is launching a new pair of wireless earbuds called the Galaxy Buds Plus, the successor to the model it launched last year. The new model has longer battery life and a shortcut for accessing Spotify with one tap in addition to other improvements. What might make the Galaxy Buds Plus stand out is the long battery life that Samsung is claiming. The company says the new earbuds should offer 11 hours of playback, which is significantly longer than the five hours Apple claims for its AirPods...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Apple Watch, Fitbit, Idc, Android Apple, International Data Corporation, Liz Lee


Siri will now answer your election questions

Apple’s built-in voice assistant won’t help you figure out who to vote for, but it will be able to update you on different races around the U.S. during election season as well as deliver live results as votes are counted. The new feature, announced today, is part of Apple News’ 2020 election coverage, which also includes a series of curated news, resources, and data from a variety of sources, with the goal of serving users on both sides of the political spectrum. With the added Siri integration,...
Tags: Apple, Apps, California, Los Angeles, Siri, Tech, Ap, New Hampshire, Abc News, Apple News, Associated Press Apple, ABC News CBS News CNN, Fox News NBC News ProPublica Reuters


Google Search App Gets Apple Siri Shortcut To Search With Google

Google has added a new Siri shortcut for the Google Search app that speeds up you using Google search. All you need to do is say "Search with Google" to Siri and it will launch the Google Search App.
Tags: Google, Siri, Seo, Google Search Engine


How to close apps on your Apple TV, so nothing is slowing your system down in the background

To close apps on your Apple TV, you'll need to open the app switcher, which can be done with just a click. You can only close apps on the Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD, as other Apple TV models don't run apps in the same way. You'll also need to be using a Siri or Apple TV remote, as you need to use the touchpad to close apps. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When you switch from one app to another on newer Apple TV models, the first app doesn't close. It'll instead run in th...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Siri, Apple TV, Google Photos


Nearly 70% of US smart speaker owners use Amazon Echo devices

Amazon’s dominant position in the U.S. smart speaker market will continue through this year and the next, with rivals like Google and Apple only making slight dents in Amazon Echo market share, according to a report published today by eMarketer. The analyst firm estimates Amazon will easily hold onto its top spot through 2021, when nearly 70% of total U.S. smart speaker owners will continue to use an Amazon Echo device. Specifically, 69.7% of U.S. smart speaker users will use an Echo in 2020, do...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Echo, Hardware, US, Siri, Tech, Amazon Echo, Alexa, CIRP, Google Home, Smart Speakers, Alexa But, Apple HomePod, Victoria Petrock


Nearly 70% of U.S. smart speaker owners use Amazon Echo devices

Amazon’s dominant position in the U.S. smart speaker market will continue through this year and the next, with rivals like Google and Apple only making slight dents in Amazon Echo market share, according to a report published today by eMarketer. The analyst firm estimates Amazon will easily hold onto its top spot through 2021, when nearly 70% of total U.S. smart speaker owners will continue to use an Amazon Echo device. Specifically, 69.7% of U.S. smart speaker users will use an Echo in 2020, do...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Echo, Hardware, Siri, Tech, Amazon Echo, Alexa, CIRP, Google Home, Smart Speakers, Alexa But, Apple HomePod, Victoria Petrock, Apple HomePod Google Home


How to save battery on your Mac computer using 5 different methods

You can save battery on your Mac computer by adjusting your "Energy Saver" settings, and making sure you are running the latest software. Additional ways to save battery on your Mac include turning down your brightness, turning off Wi-Fi, and closing apps when they aren't in use. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you're running your Mac most of the day, it might be necessary to find ways to save battery. Some of the best ways to save battery on your computer include adju...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Siri, Skype, Touch Bar, Energy Saver, Open Energy Saver


Software that Swaps Out Words Can Now Fool the AI Behind Alexa and Siri

Software called TextFooler can trick natural-language processing (NLP) systems into misunderstanding text just by replacing certain words in a sentence with synonyms. From a report: In tests, it was able to drop the accuracy of three state-of-the-art NLP systems dramatically. For example, Google's powerful BERT neural net was worse by a factor of five to seven at identifying whether reviews on Yelp were positive or negative. The software, developed by a team at MIT, looks for the words in a sent...
Tags: Google, Siri, Tech, Mit, Alexa, NLP


The iPhone is expected to get a bunch of new features later this year — here are the ones we want to see (AAPL)

Apple's iOS 13 was a giant release, but there are plenty of ways Apple could improve on its iPhone software. Some of the features we'd like to see in future versions of iOS include the ability to choose default apps, split-screen functionality, and more system-wide intelligence for managing apps. Apple typically unveils its new software updates in June before releasing them in the fall. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple's iOS 13 update may have been one of the biggest ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Bloomberg, Lg, Facetime, Apple Store, Wi Fi, Dave Smith, Bloomberg More Siri


MIT researchers developed a text-based system that tricks Google’s AI

There are plenty of examples of AI models being fooled out there. From Google’s AI to detect images mistaking a turtle for a gun to Jigsaw’s AI to score toxic comments tricked to think a sentence is positive by including words like love. Now, researchers at Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), MIT, have developed a new system called TextFooler that can trick AI models that use natural language processing (NLP) — like the ones used by Siri and Alexa. This is important ...
Tags: Google, Startups, Siri, Mit, Alexa, Insider, NLP, Neural


Google adds Siri Shortcuts to its iOS apps

Users can tell Siri to ‘search with Google,’ ‘send email’ and more. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. [Author: George Nguyen]
Tags: Google, Siri, Seo, Siri Shortcuts, George Nguyen


Google Lets iPhone Users Conduct Searches With Siri via @MattGSouthern

Google is making it possible for iPhone users to conduct searches via the onboard Siri voice assistant.The post Google Lets iPhone Users Conduct Searches With Siri via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Google, News, Mobile Search, Siri, Seo


Helpful shortcuts for Google apps on iOS

If you have an iPhone or iPad, you might use apps like Gmail, YouTube and the Google app. These apps are specially built to work on iOS phones and tablets, and we’ve recently added Siri Shortcuts so that you can easily access your favorite features on those apps.  With Siri Shortcuts you can simply tap on a suggestion or ask Siri to shortcut the steps to common tasks. Now, to make it easier to find what you’re looking for on the web with the Google app, you can add a Siri Shortcut to “Search wit...
Tags: Google, Siri, Search, Drive, Siri Shortcuts, Siri Shortcut, Samuel Payne


Apple AirPods are the most popular true wireless earbuds — here's how much every model costs

Apple's AirPods are a great option for buyers who want a reliable pair of wireless earbuds — especially if you plan to use them with other Apple products. The lineup currently includes the AirPods with charging case for $139.99, the AirPods with wireless charging case for $169.99, and the AirPods Pro for $249.99. All three options offer dependable all-around performance, but the more expensive AirPods Pro include noise cancellation and an adaptive equalizer (EQ). See more: the best true wirele...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Siri, Qi, EQ


Apple has finally finished rolling out changes to its redesigned Maps app across the US — here's a look at what's new (AAPL)

Apple has finally finished rolling out the latest changes in Apple Maps across the US, and will release these updates in Europe in the coming months, the company announced Thursday. New and enhanced features include better navigation accuracy, more interactive maps, and indoor maps. Apple touts user privacy as a major feature in Maps, including the removal of user identification with data.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple's redesign of Maps is officially complete in ...
Tags: Apple, Europe, US, Trends, Siri


Have a First Aid Question? Don't Ask Siri Or Cortana.

AmiMoJo quotes Mashable: A new study from the University of Alberta, published Tuesday in the medical journal The BMJ, tested smart assistants Siri, Cortana, Alexa, and Google Assistant on their ability to respond helpfully to first aid questions. While Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa way outperformed Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana, the results as a whole were underwhelming. The researchers asked all of the smart assistants 123 questions on 39 first aid topics such as heart attacks, ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Cortana, Siri, Tech, Bmj, Alexa, University Of Alberta, Don, Siri Cortana Alexa


Here are all of the new products Apple is expected to launch this year (AAPL)

Apple is expected to launch a slew of new products this year, including the rumored iPhone 12, a new iPad Pro, an Apple Watch that can track your sleep, and other gadgets. It's looking like Apple could make a big push into augmented reality by outfitting its new iPhones and iPads with 3-D camera sensors, possibly setting the stage for an AR headset. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Last year was a big moment for Apple product launches. Not only did the company keep with it...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Bloomberg, Apple Watch, Fitbit, Bose, Mark Gurman, Apple Music, Sennheiser, Aapl, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo


2020 Lexus GS 350 F Sport Review: Few Updates But Still Solid

In Our Editorial Opinion: The 2020 Lexus GS 350 F Sport with all-wheel drive offers a comfortable and sure footed ride without sacrificing too much performance. While the interior is dated, the infotainment system sometimes frustrating, it's impossible to ignore the car's overall quality and Lexus' track record for reliability. Maybe Lexus feels if it ain't broke don't fix it, and when it comes to the GS 350, we can see why. Exterior Styling 87 Interior Layout 85 ...
Tags: Apple, Siri, Lexus, Autos, Epa, Denis, Denver, Mark Levinson, Denis Flierl, Test Drives, Triple Beam LED, Safety Tech Features


Apple’s redesigned Maps app is available across the US, adds real-time transit for Miami

Apple’s updated and more detailed Maps experience has now rolled out across the U.S., the company announced this morning. The redesigned app will include more accurate information overall as well as comprehensive views of roads, buildings, parks, airports, malls and other public places. It will also bring Look Around to more cities and real-time transit to Miami. The company has now spent years upgrading its Maps experience to better compete with Google Maps, which Apple replaced with its own Ma...
Tags: Apple, Google, Apps, Europe, Maps, New York, US, Siri, Tech, Ios Apps, Mobile Apps, United States, Tim Cook, Miami, Google Maps, Apple Maps


Apple’s redesigned Maps app is available across the U.S., adds real-time transit for Miami

Apple’s updated and more detailed Maps experience has now rolled out across the U.S., the company announced this morning. The redesigned app will include more accurate information overall as well as comprehensive views of roads, buildings, parks, airports, malls, and other public places. It will also bring Look Around to more cities and real-time transit to Miami. The company has now spent years upgrading its Maps experience to better compete with Google Maps, which Apple replaced with its own M...
Tags: Apple, Google, Apps, Europe, Maps, New York, Siri, Tech, Ios Apps, Mobile Apps, United States, Tim Cook, Miami, Google Maps, Apple Maps, North East


Google claims its new chatbot Meena is the best in the world

When was the last time you had a “conversation” with Siri or Alexa that was satisfactory? Maybe never. The primary reason is that while these assistants or bots have improved a lot, their conversational ability is still quite limited. But Google claims its new chatbot, called Meena, is the hot shit and it can talk to you about anything on earth — just like with any human. Google says the conversational neural network with 2.6 billion parameters can chat with people better than any AI generator o...
Tags: Google, Startups, Siri, Artificial Intelligence, Alexa, Meena


Apple HomePod launched in India for Rs. 19900

Apple has finally launched HomePod, its Siri-powered smart speaker in India. The company has also pushed iOS and iPadOS 13.3.1 update that brings support for Indian English Siri voices for HomePod. To remind you, it was introduced at WWDC 2017 and went on sale in Australia, the UK and the US from February 9, 2018 priced at US$349 (Rs. 24,860 approx.), and got a price cut to US$299 (Rs. 21,300 approx.) in April 2019. It rolled out in Canada, France, and Germany in June 2018 and in Spain and Me...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Japan, UK, News, Australia, Mexico, China, Germany, India, US, Siri, Spain, Blogging, Taiwan, Canada France


The best true wireless earbuds

True wireless earbuds connect to your phone with Bluetooth instead of wires, and are stored inside a small case that recharges the earbuds when they're inside.  As such, wireless earbuds are very convenient and great for carrying around all day.  The Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 earbuds are the best ones we've tested. They are simple to use, have exceptional battery life, offer superb sound that's suitable for every type of music, are sweat resistant, and come with a reasonable price tag. Just ...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Bud, Sony, Huawei, Skrillex, Qi, Sennheiser, Samsung Galaxy, AAC, Frankenstein, Bang Olufsen, Cambridge Audio, AirPods


This AI startup went viral after fooling airport facial recognition with printed masks. Here's the pitch deck it used to raise $73 million from Alibaba and Sequoia Capital.

AI startup Kneron went viral in December 2019 after its researchers said they fooled airport facial recognition and payment kiosks with printed masks. The startup just raised $73 million from the likes of Alibaba, Qualcomm and early DeepMind and Siri backer Horizon Ventures. The firm designs so-called edge AI chips, which keep customer data off the cloud when performing tasks like voice or facial recognition. The industry is predicted to be worth $3.24 billion by 2025.  We got an exclusive loo...
Tags: Apple, US, Trends, Siri, Amsterdam, Alibaba, Sequoia Capital, Horizon Ventures, Deepmind, Schiphol, Horizons Ventures, Jonathan Tam, XNOR, Kneron, Albert Liu, Alibaba Qualcomm


A.I.-powered voice transcription app Otter raises $10M, including from new strategic investor NTT DOCOMO

Otter.ai, an A.I.-powered transcription app and note-takers’ best friend, has received a strategic investment from Japan’s leading mobile operator and new Otter partner, NTT DOCOMO Inc. The two companies are teaming up to support Otter’s expansion into the Japanese market where DOCOMO will be integrating Otter with its own A.I.-based translation service subsidiary, Mirai Translation, in order to provide accurate English transcripts which are then translated into Japanese. The investment was m...
Tags: Travel, Google, Japan, Siri, Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge, Tokyo, Otter, Alexa, Liang, NTT Docomo Inc, NTT Docomo, DOCOMO, Berlitz, Zoom Video Communications, Sam Liang



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