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Sony’s Connected: First Look at Phil Lord & Chris Miller’s Newest Animated Film

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sony’s Connected: First look at Phil Lord & Chris Miller’s newest animated film Sony Pictures Animation has revealed the first official photos for Academy Award-winning producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming sci-fi comedy animated film Connected, offering us our first look at The Mitchell family which will be voiced by Danny McBride, Abbi Jacobson, and Maya Rudolph. The film will be the feature directorial debut of Mike Rianda, who will also lend his voice to on...
Tags: Movies, Siri, Broad City, Abbi Jacobson, Sony, Olivia Colman, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Sony Pictures, Eric Andre, Sony Pictures Animation, Mitchell, Connected, Katie Mitchell, Aaron, Maya Rudolph

Apple may let people pick alternative default apps on the iPhone, marking a radical change of philosophy

Apple is reportedly considering giving iPhone users a degree of flexibility over their default apps. Bloomberg reported that iPhone users could potentially pick alternatives to the Safari mobile browser and Mail email app as their default services. It would be a radical change for a company that has always tightly controlled the iPhone experience. Currently, Apple treats its own apps as the default in a number of ways: for example, when someone opens a web link sent to them on an iPhone, it au...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, US, Trends, Siri, Eu, Bloomberg, Safari, Pandora, Louisiana, App Store, Safari Apple, Spotify Apple, OS Apple, App Store Business Insider

Winston encrypts your home wi-fi, preventing Facebook, Google, and Amazon from tracking you

Alexa, Google, and Siri. It took just three words to absolutely erode our freedom and privacy. Don’t worry, I’m just as much a part of this as you are. I have a Google Pixel smartphone and an iPad Pro, and flatmate in the room next door has an Amazon Echo. I also spend roughly 3-4 hours each day on Facebook, Instagram, and Whatsapp everyday. Ambient computing, voice assistants, and the ever-expanding realm of social networks have effectively undermined the private way of life.If you suddenly g...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Deals, Facebook, Design, Technology, Instagram, Siri, Shop, Product Design, Don, Facebook Instagram, Facebook Google, WINSTON, Google Pixel

HiFuture FlyBuds True Wireless Earbuds with Touch Controls launched for Rs. 2499

HiFuture, a consumer audio manufacturer, has launched FlyBuds, the company's latest True Wireless Earbuds with Bluetooth 5.0 chip, and it says that this is the most affordable touch sensor-enabled True Wireless Earbuds in India. Highlights of HiFuture FlyBuds  Bluetooth 5.0 to connect to devices Built-in dynamic N42 Neodymium magnet driver offers rich sound with crisp treble and powerful and deep bass. Graphene drivers oscillate with extreme precision to bring you sound with extraord...
Tags: Accessories, News, India, Siri, Blogging, HiFuture FlyBuds, HiFuture FlyBuds price, Touch Controls, Google Voice Splash

The engineer who pioneered speech recognition now wants to use AI to track your toaster. Meet Sense, the buzzy startup that's raised $50 million to monitor every appliance in your home.

Every electronic device in your home sucks down power in a slightly different and discernible way.  A pioneer in speech recognition, Mike Phillips cofounded Sense, a buzzy startup that makes a device that's able to tell those different electrical signals apart. The new technology — which relies on machine learning, much like voice recognition — could save people money. It also gives them an awareness of what's going on in their homes, such as whether the coffee maker was left on.  Sense has ra...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Siri, Mit, Tony Fadell, Electric, Arcadia, Business Insider, Ac, Phillips, Natural Resources Defense Council, Mike Phillips, Alliant Energy, Nuance Communications, Energy Impact Partners, Sameer Reddy

Kit Kat: GPS, Siri

Tags: Advertising, Siri

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

Agent/broker perspective: Why should a top agent hire an assistant?

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month: A broker wants his top producer to hire an assistant so that she can focus more on selling and securing listings — and less on the process and busywork. His top agent wants to lean on tech.
Tags: Email, Opinion, Expenses, Trust, Siri, E-mail, Radio, Teams, Agent, Virtual Assistant, Brokerage, Select, Anthony Askowitz, Agent/broker Perspective, Email Blasts

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

#572 Why You’re Never Going to “Find Your Passion”

On this episode of The Small Business Radio Show… SEGMENT 1, starting at 0:00: There’s no lack of people out there telling you to go find your passion and dream big. But why does it seem like when we try, we end up feeling more lost and overwhelmed than when we started? Liz Forkin Bohannon, founder of Sseko Designs, wants you to rethink everything you’ve been told about finding your passion and following your dreams. As she says, you’re never going to find your passion because your passion and p...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Small Business, Abc, Sales, America, Siri, CMO, Artificial Intelligence, Purpose, Alexa, Chris, Shark Tank, Radio Show, Liz, Small Town

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

What Is An Intentional Interim Pastor? (Another Life Update)

What is an intentional interim pastor? That’s a question I’ve been asked so many times in the last month. Even Siri doesn’t know that term. Test her. I didn’t see this one coming, but intentional interim pastor is another addition to where God has led Cheryl and me in this new season of ministry.  If you’re still catching up, I recently resigned as CEO of Leadership Network. I’m going to be doing a combination of things on my own. You can read about the process in a previous post.  ...
Tags: Church, Religion, Siri, Dallas, Nashville, St Louis, Cheryl, Clarksville, Ron, First Baptist Church, Clarksville Tennessee, First Baptist, Leadership Network, Church Revitalization, Career Transition, Cheryl Edmondson

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

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

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

Can Siri or Alexa Help You Beat Addiction? Don't Count on It

Title: Can Siri or Alexa Help You Beat Addiction? Don't Count on ItCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2020 12:00:00 AM
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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