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When you look at the camera and it looks back: How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing home security

When you look at the camera and it looks back: How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing home security Last year, we covered how scene recognition would be the next transformative milestone in artificial intelligence.But with the recent release of the Nest outdoor camera, it appears Google has an ace up its sleeve.

With the magic of phoneme analysis, Star Trek: Discovery can still use Majel Barrett’s voice as the Computer

With the magic of phoneme analysis, Star Trek: Discovery can still use Majel Barrett’s voice as the Computer Everybody’s got an opinion on which Star Trek is the best Star Trek.Each iteration of Star Trek had its own flaws and its own shining moments.

Yes, Google Play is tracking you — and that’s just the tip of a very large iceberg

Yes, Google Play is tracking you — and that’s just the tip of a very large iceberg The only way to completely disable this kind of location tracking is to disable Google Play.First of all, it’s true that location services are integrated into Google Play and that Google actively encourages developers to use Google Play services, rather than the open-source location APIs that are part of AOSP (Android Open Source Project).

Apple release new free OS update for Mac – hello Siri!

Apple release new free OS update for Mac – hello Siri! Deemed macOS Sierra, the free update includes Siri’s intelligent and helpful features that all iPhone and iPad users will be familiar with, in addition to some unique features designed for the desktop.Some of the things you can order your cherry servant Siri to do include help send messages and email, find documents, look up information, search your photo library, adjust system preferences and more.

Can you abuse technology? It definitely works the other way around!

Can you abuse technology? It definitely works the other way around! Isn’t good behaviour self-evident, a reward in itself and part of building character?We can at least conclude that verbal abuse of technology doesn’t make you a better person.

Specialized processors might reignite performance scaling, but they’ll also change the nature of computing forever

Specialized processors might reignite performance scaling, but they’ll also change the nature of computing forever Modern CPU scaling has largely flatlined, thanks to a combination of scaling challenges, intrinsic limits to silicon performance, and a general shift in the market towards lower power devices.To demonstrate, here’s a graph of Apple iPhone single-core CPU performance in Geekbench 2 and Geekbench 3.

Apple's iOS 10.3 brings cricket support for Siri and a way to find your lost AirPods

Apple's iOS 10.3 brings cricket support for Siri and a way to find your lost AirPods The latest iOS 10 beta update, 10.The new feature makes Apple's intent in its fastest-growing market very clear.

Siri now predicts the winner of Super Bowl LI

Siri now predicts the winner of Super Bowl LI If you want to brush up on the Super Bowl this week, Siri's got your back.From logistical questions about this Sunday's upcoming game to information about Tom Brady's college team, asking Siri Super Bowl-specific questions will now get you proper answers, as opposed to the usual list of search results.

Microsoft's guidance for Windows PCs in 2017 will do nothing to reverse sales decline

Microsoft's guidance for Windows PCs in 2017 will do nothing to reverse sales decline As the image below shows, Microsoft wants OEMs to build devices that focus on three hero features — Windows Hello, Cortana, and Windows Ink.The problem with positioning Windows Hello as a major hero feature is it “improves” a relatively minor facet of device usage.

Siri has some fresh thoughts on love just in time for Valentine's Day

Siri has some fresh thoughts on love just in time for Valentine's Day If you're the kind of person who likes to talk love on Valentine's Day, you can now stop annoying your Valentine's Day-hating peers (we know they're out there).Apple has equipped Siri with some custom answers to Valentine's Day queries, from booking a romantic restaurant or choosing an appropriately saccharine playlist.

Siri will pretend to be the Batcomputer if you say this word

Siri will pretend to be the Batcomputer if you say this word The gimmick works if you say "Hey 'Puter" or "Hey Computer" (gravely Will Arnett voice not required).When you do, Siri will respond with a handful of Batman-appropriate responses like, "How can I help you, Lego Batman" and "Welcome home, sir.

New low-power chips could put voice control everywhere

New low-power chips could put voice control everywhere But this is just the start for smart devices — and a new breakthrough from MIT researchers could make it even easier to include voice command systems in everyday electronics.The MIT chip requires between 0.

Awesome iOS Easter Egg Turn Siri Into Lego Batman's Computer

Awesome iOS Easter Egg Turn Siri Into Lego Batman's Computer Just open your conversation like Lego Batman would — by snarling “Hey, ‘puter” or “Hey, computer” and Siri will start playing her part in response.She’ll reply with a “How can I help you, Lego Batman?