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Save These 5 Outfits For A Rainy Day

Whether your Alexa predicted it or not, it’s raining. Which makes choosing what to wear in the morning even more difficult. All of the potential outfits you were brainstorming the night before are in the mental trashcan. While the weather may be uninspiring, your rainy day outfit doesn’t have to be. Equip yourself with rain boots to avoid soggy socks and don a waterproof bucket hat to preserve your hair. Your full outfit, however, doesn’t have to be rainproof - just your outerwear and accessori...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Alexa, Tiffany, Aritzia, Babaton Rhiannon Anorak


Save These Five Outfits For A Rainy Day

Whether your Alexa predicted it or not, it’s raining. Which makes choosing what to wear in the morning even more difficult. All of the potential outfits you were brainstorming the night before are in the mental trashcan. While the weather may be uninspiring, your rainy day outfit doesn’t have to be. Equip yourself with rain boots to avoid soggy socks and don a waterproof bucket hat to preserve your hair. Your full outfit, however, doesn’t have to be rainproof - just your outerwear and accessori...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Alexa, Tiffany, Aritzia, Babaton Rhiannon Anorak


Best Buy's Tax Day sale is going on right now — save $400 on a 15-inch MacBook Pro and up to $150 on the iPhone XS and XS Max

Insider Picks   writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Best Buy is discounting a range of products for its 3 Day Tax Day Sale, including the iPhone XS and XS Max, a few MacBook Pro laptops, a Toshiba TV, and more. If you're in the market for a new tech product, it's well-worth looking th...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Trends, Best Buy, Sprint, Toshiba, Macbook Pro, Alexa, Insider Inc, Toshiba TV


Survey finds Google Home users do more, have ‘far higher’ satisfaction than Alexa owners

Alexa devices dominate, but higher Google Home NPS scores suggest it will have better word of mouth and could gain market share. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. [Author: Greg Sterling]
Tags: Seo, Alexa, Greg Sterling, Google Home, Google Home NPS


Amazon Fire Tablet 7 Giveaway

This is not a review, just a giveaway featuring Amazon Fire Tablet -jaden The next generation of our best-selling Fire tablet ever – now thinner, lighter, and with longer battery life and an improved display. More durable than the latest iPad Beautiful 7″ IPS display with higher contrast and sharper text, a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, and up to 8 hours of battery life. 8 or 16 GB of internal storage and a microSD slot for up to 256 GB of expandable storage. Just ask Alexa for quick acc...
Tags: Amazon, Giveaways, Netflix, Anthropology, Showtime, X Ray, Alexa, Amazon Video, Amazon Fire Tablet, Netflix Facebook HBO Spotify, Amazon Video Netflix HBO, Ask Alexa, Amazon Digital Music Store


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. . The fine relates to Google's abuse of its dominance in search advertising, with the firm pressuring third-party publishers to use its AdSense tool. Huawei's CTO for Germany has dismissed spying claims as absurd and "technically impossible." The entire debate, he said, was being conducted by non-technical experts and related to politicians' wider concerns about China.  Apple finally launched its second-generation AirPods...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Verizon, Europe, New York, Australia, Germany, Trends, Siri, Aol, Bill Gates, New Zealand, Jeff Bezos, Huawei, Alexa


Meet Q, The Gender-Neutral Voice Assistant

Most digital personal assistants such as Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa have the option to sound either male or female. The team behind Q aims to break through gender binary.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, News, Siri, Alexa


Amazon cuts prices on Alexa-controlled Echo and Echo Dot bundles

Amazon cut prices on Alexa and Amazon Echo device bundles. The second-generation Amazon Echo and third-generation Echo Dot are bundled in discounted deals with the Amazon Smart Plug. The Echo and Echo Dot are also bundled together. The post Amazon cuts prices on Alexa-controlled Echo and Echo Dot bundles appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Deals, News, Trends, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Alexa


Use your marketing voice

Voice is one of the most significant trends we marketers have had to face in a while. Remember when the proliferation of mobile devices changed the way we designed and built websites? Voice is going cause the same upheaval and it’s going to come even faster and be more wide-sweeping than mobile ever was. If the last decade was our mobile marketing revolution, then the upcoming decade is the era of voice. The mobile revolution made it possible for brands to reach their audiences wherever they we...
Tags: Apple, Google, Walmart, Voice, Alexa, Branding, Purina, NPD Group Inc, Amazon Echo Google, Purina Alexa


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Google announced a huge gaming initiative: A Netflix-like video-game streaming platform named Stadia. The service is intended to run high-resolution blockbuster games on any device that runs Google's Chrome — from smartphones and tablets to computers and TVs. Google unveiled a new controller for its Stadia gaming service on Tuesday, which connects to Google's data centers and pairs with whichever device the game is being ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, Samsung, Trends, Tesla, EA, Snapchat, Netflix, Aclu, New Zealand, Ubisoft, Stephen Collins, Alexa, Trump, Facebook Twitter


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Tesla is asking employees to volunteer and help deliver 30,000 cars before the end of the quarter. Sanjay Shah, a senior vice president at Tesla, asked employees to help deliver 30,000 cars over the last 15 days of the quarter. Netflix says it won't be joining Apple's upcoming TV service. "We prefer to let our customers watch our content on our service," CEO Reed Hastings told reporters at the company's offices in Hollywood...
Tags: Apple, Google, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Youtube, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Netflix, Square, Hyundai, Kia, The Washington Post, Pewdiepie, GDC, ZTE


Here are the 85+ startups that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 1

Y Combinator’s incubator classes have gotten huge. With over 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC’s largest yet. Meanwhile, the incubator prepares to shift its headquarters from Mountain View to San Francisco. It’s so large, in fact, it’s had to change the way it does Demo Day. Rather than all pitches happening on one stage, they were split across two stages (the “Pioneer” and “Mission” stages) running in parallel. So even if you were in the building, you couldn’t see all the pit...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Facebook, Y Combinator, Hbo, New York, Instagram, Navy, China, India, Nigeria, Africa, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco


Publishers Increasingly Want to Put Their Money Where Alexa’s Mouth Is

As consumers grow more comfortable with talking to voice-activated devices, media organizations want to say something back. From The Washington Post to NPR, publishers have been lining up to partner with smart speakers to entice viewers and create a new revenue stream. The relatively cheap cost of entry (especially for those with audio content that...
Tags: Washington Post, Advertising, Magazine, Npr, Alexa, Publishers & Platforms


Turn any speaker into an Alexa speaker for $19.99 thanks to this sale

There may come a day when every speaker out there is an Alexa speaker. After all, who wouldn't want access to Amazon's awesome virtual personal assistant on all of their speakers? Today isn't that day, though, which is why the Amazon Echo Input exists. The company's Echo speaker lineup is great, but you'll never get the same quality of sound on an Echo Speaker as you would on a premium speaker. But if you connect the Echo Input to any auxiliary input, you'll get instant h...
Tags: Amazon, News, Alexa, Amazon Echo Input


Hey, Google, Siri or Alexa: Which voice assistant handles these 100 questions best?

We asked Amazon's supplied questions to Google, and vice versa; Siri joined the experiment as well. The results: Each platform showed their flaws.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Google, Amazon, Usa, News, Siri, Usa Today, Alexa


She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 2 Poster: Adora vs. Catra

BEGIN SLIDESHOW She-Ra and the Princesses of Power season 2 poster: Adora vs. Catra Netflix has released the official poster for the highly-anticipated second season of DreamWorks Animation’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, featuring our titular hero Adora going head-to-head against her former best friend Catra. The animated series is scheduled to return on April 26. Check out the full poster in the gallery below! (via Vital Thrills) PB = PB || {}; P...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Dreamworks Animation, Alexa, New Black, Neflix, Eisner, Noelle Stevenson Lumberjanes Nimona, Catra, Princesses of Power, Castaspella, Krystal Joy Brown Motown, Chuck Austen Dawn, Adora


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Tech firms scrambled to keep dozens of copies of videos showing the New Zealand mosque shooting off their platforms. YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter struggled to stop users ripping and uploading copies of the original video, and the distressing footage was easily discoverable the day after the incident. Facebook, facing huge criticism over live streaming, says it removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand shooting in 24 ho...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Instagram, North Korea, Trends, Andreessen, New Zealand, Andreessen Horowitz, Wall Street Journal, Alexa, Marc Andreessen, Kim Jong, Chris Cox


Amazon’s Alexa has 80,000 apps but no runaway hit

Alexa poses problems for developers, who encounter a steep learning curve in building voice apps. Even after creating an app, there's no guarantee people will find it.
Tags: Amazon, Business, Technology, News, Alexa


How to Open Amazon Fire Stick Remote to replace batteries

An Alexa Voice Remote along with a pair of batteries are bundled with the new versions of Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. If you’re a new user then opening the firestick remote to replace batteries could be a bit tricky. That’s because the back panel of the remote is designed differently and can be tough to remove. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to open firestick remote and put in new batteries. Before proceeding, note that the procedure to remove the back cover varies d...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Blogging, Tips, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV, Alexa, Remote, How To's, Alexa Voice Remote, Fire stick, Open Amazon Fire TV


Siri and Alexa just find regularities through maths, but are incredibly stupid in reality !

Machine Learning and Deep Learning, which are off-shoots of Mathematics (Statistics) have helped produce a range of devices, which are called ‘intelligent’, which in reality is false. Pattern is ingrained in the world, so it is with humans.  We speak and communicate within a set of framework, which over a period of time could be easily statistically inference, and this is what the the current generation of ‘AI Speakers’ do. They do not have any ‘real intelligence’ at all. The paradigm needs to b...
Tags: Business, Siri, Artificial Intelligence, Alexa, AI Speakers


You’re teaching Alexa to be an asshole

“Shut up, Siri!” “Screw off, Alexa!” We’ve all heard people berating their voice assistants, often in colorful terms. You’ve probably done it yourself, and so what? It’s not like our voice assistant has feelings — “she” is just a collection of code and a disembodied, robotic voice. Or so the conventional thinking goes. I’m here to tell you that thinking is wrong, and if you don’t want the Terminators hunting your grandchildren down in a dystopian future, start being nicer to Alexa today. Tech ti...
Tags: Startups, Siri, Alexa, Podium


Apple’s ambitious vision for the future of TV is finally about to take shape. Here’s why it matters more than ever.

Apple laid the foundation for its approach to the TV market when it announced its refreshed Apple TV in 2015, and a new streaming service would serve to further that vision. It's a critical move for Apple as it looks to combat slowing iPhone sales and maintain its status as an innovator in the industry. The service will represent a new product category for Apple as next-generation gadgets like augmented reality glasses and autonomous driving software are still said to be in development. When ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Hbo, Samsung, Trends, Bloomberg, Apple TV, Netflix, Tim Cook, Apple Watch, Pebble, James Corden, Oprah, Amazon Echo, Steven Spielberg


Think about privacy the next time you ask Alexa the weather

As long as voice assistants are on the rise, data privacy should be too. The market is now saturated with voice assistants from Siri and Google Assistant to Facebook Portal and Amazon Alexa. In January, Amazon announced that more than 100 million Alexa enabled devices have been sold globally. And, Google boasted that more than 1 billion devices, including Android phones, have the Google Assistant built-in. Whether it’s your alarm clock, bluetooth speaker, or even microwave, voice assistants can ...
Tags: Google, Startups, Opinion, Siri, Alexa, Podium, Facebook Portal and Amazon Alexa In January Amazon


This is why a self-regulated Google is better for business and for the consumer

Jay Friedman is president of Goodway Group. In this op-ed, he explains why a self-regulated Google — rather than government intervention — is better for both business and consumers. Government regulation meant to deflate the monopoly could have the unintended consequence of derailing future innovations, meaning everyone loses. It’s been suggested plenty of times, but Elizabeth Warren   officially fired the first shot   in what looks to be a sure path toward anti-trust proceedings against Amer...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Elizabeth Warren, America, Trends, Warren, Alexa, Sxsw, Mount Rushmore, Amazon Facebook, Instead Google, Jay Friedman, Goodway Group, YouTube Improve


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Chris Cox, a key Facebook executive and lieutenant of Mark Zuckerberg, is leaving the company amid a reorganization. Zuckerberg announced the news in a memo to employees that he also shared publicly on Thursday. Uber plans to launch its IPO next month, Reuters reports. The timing of the IPO means it should arrive soon after Uber's main rival Lyft. Tesla unveiled its new Model Y on Thursday night. CEO Elon Musk presented the new ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Elon Musk, China, US, Trends, Silicon Valley, Wall Street Journal, Alexa, Zuckerberg, Reuters, El Chapo, Chris Cox


Amazon’s Alexa Wins Award at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Apparently even AI systems can win awards these days. Alongside Taylor Swift and 5 Seconds of Summer, Amazon’s famous AI voice assistant Alexa also received an award at this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards. The Game Changer Tech Award, the first award of its kind presented at the event, recognizes technology that brings music listeners closer […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Bobby Bones, iHeart Radio Music Awards, Seconds of Summer Amazon


Put Echo Dots In Every Room For $30 Each

Amazon’s new Echo Dot is functionally the same as the old one—it’s basically a cheap way to put Alexa in every room—but its speaker is better, and it looks like something you won’t necessarily want to hide behind a plant. Normally $50, Daily Steals’ Facebook marketplace is blowing them out for $30 right now.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Amazon deals, Alexa, Facebook Deals, Alexa Deals


This $40 smart socket lets you control regular light bulbs with your phone — it works with all 3 major smart assistants too

Insider Picks   writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. The iDevices Socket allows you to control your dumb light bulbs with your phone or voice. It works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit, so should integrate with most smart homes. While it works well, it's not the best sol...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Trends, Philips, Philips Hue, Alexa, Alexa Google, Google Home, Apple Home, HomeKit Alexa, Insider Inc, Hue Hub


Amazon knocks down the price on the second-generation Echo smart speaker

Amazon just knocked down the price of the second-generation Echo smart speaker with Alexa by 25 percent. The Echo can answer questions, control smart home devices, fill a room with music with its Dolby speakers, and make hands-free calls. The post Amazon knocks down the price on the second-generation Echo smart speaker appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Deals, News, Trends, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Alexa


12 smart home gadgets that practically clean the house for you

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. If you don't have the time or patience to clean your house, you're in luck: These smart cleaning gadgets will do it for you.  Robot vacuums, self-cleaning litter boxes, and even microwave cleaners can help you clean every inch of your ...
Tags: Google, Trends, Alexa, Insider Inc