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TikTok trends reveal top voice assistant hacks for optimal use
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A surge in searches for voice assistant tricks by 304% sparks TikTok tech savants from FatJoe to reveal top hacks - enhancing user experiences.
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Tech trends shaking up the Australian retail sector in 2024
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Resurgence of RFID technology, generative AI with voice commerce, unified supply chain management, and AR integration is set to revolutionise Australia's retail scene.
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Hands-on review: BlueAnt X3 speaker: Local, affordable and good quality!?
Wed, 14th Oct 2020
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BlueAnt’s newest product is a sturdy Bluetooth portable speaker that is being released at just $239.95. But is it any good? Yes. Yes it is.
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Apple unveils iPadOS 14, with redesigns for Siri, Search, widgets and more
Tue, 23rd Jun 2020
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Apple unveils new features, designs, and tools for iPadOS 14, including redesigned Search, Siri interactions, and incoming calls.
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Are they spying? Young people wary of virtual assistants
Sat, 18th Jan 2020
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Young consumers fret over virtual assistants' privacy risks, finds Maintel study.
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Jabra’s environment-aware headphones hit Aotearoa
Mon, 1st Jul 2019
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The headphones include SmartSound that automatically adjusts the sound and noise cancelling based on the user’s environment.
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Apple's AirPods now come with 'Hey Siri' functionality
Thu, 21st Mar 2019
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The new AirPods come with a standard case or a Wireless Charging Case that holds additional charges for more than 24 hours of listening time.
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Search to purchase will cause voice AI tech to bloom
Mon, 22nd Oct 2018
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This year it is estimated that over 100 million smart speakers will be installed - but it isn’t going to stop there.
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2018, the year that...apps will become intuitive and conversational
Tue, 13th Feb 2018
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Striking a balance between human-led interactions and digital advancements will be key in delivering the next level of customer service in 2018.
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The AI smoke detector you never knew you needed
Mon, 8th Jan 2018
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Onelink Safe & Sound merges home safety with smart tech in a 3-in-1 device.
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Five core principles for developing AI for business
Mon, 4th Dec 2017
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Kriti Sharma, Sage VP of bots and AI talks about the fundamentals of AI today and where it's headed in the future.
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Hybrid intelligence: How to scale customer communications with bots
Wed, 22nd Nov 2017
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By 2020, 85% of customer interactions with businesses will be managed through automated intelligence, according to Gartner.
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Apple remains the weary king of smartwatches as competitors claw at the throne
Fri, 25th Aug 2017
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Amidst fierce market rivalry, Apple's smartwatch reigns supreme, facing a tumultuous future as sales forecasts and luxury brands vie for supremacy.
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Turn your finger into a smartphone: The world’s first voice operated smart-ring
Fri, 28th Jul 2017
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ORII launches as a futuristic smart-ring, using bone conduction to let you converse through your fingertip.
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Siri versus Bixby: Can Samsung’s artificial intelligence compete?
Mon, 24th Jul 2017
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Samsung rolls out Bixby, a bold rival to Siri, poised to redefine smartphone AI prowess on Galaxy devices. Will it charm users?.
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Virtual digital assistants to overtake world population by 2021
Tue, 23rd May 2017
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Ovum has released on the AI digital assistant market, revealing partnerships to be key differentiators in the years head.
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The chatbot comeback – is your business ready?
Thu, 19th Jan 2017
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Despite being born in 2011, it has only been in the last couple of years that businesses have begun to realise how valuable chatbots could be.
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“How can I help?” Global spending on VPA-enabled wireless speakers to top $2b by 2020
Wed, 5th Oct 2016
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As we continue to make rapid advances in technological innovation, people worldwide have been rapidly embracing the virtual personal assistant (VPA).
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Can you abuse technology? It definitely works the other way around!
Tue, 27th Sep 2016
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Many abuse Siri and similar AI, raising concerns about the morality of our digital manners and the potential impact on society.
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Apple release new free OS update for Mac – hello Siri!
Wed, 21st Sep 2016
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Apple unveils macOS Sierra, a free update bringing Siri to the Mac, enhancing desktop collaboration and multitasking.
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UE wireless speakers ups the ante with Siri & Google voice integration
Thu, 23rd Jun 2016
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digital music
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This latest integration amps up the possibilities of where you can take your music and how easily you can access it all.
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Digital assistants: The future of the connected home
Tue, 21st Jun 2016
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Fast forward three years from now and at least 25 percent of households in developed economies will have digital assistants.
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Apple makes its latest move with the smart home
Mon, 20th Jun 2016
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Apple unveils 'Home' app at WWDC, sidestepping Echo rivalry but strengthening its smart home strategy by centralising control.
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Apple TV users in for a treat
Tue, 14th Jun 2016
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Apple TV's Siri gets a major boost, offering users faster access to thousands of apps and live TV channels, says Eddy Cue.