Displaying items by tag: Alexa

Friday, 13 May 2022 11:36

Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones arriving soon

Sony says its latest WH-1000XM5 wireless headphones provide industry-leading noise cancelling and audio quality.

Published in Mobility

With Anzac Day a significant part of Australia’s story since the first commemorations in 1916, it is exciting to see Amazon helping Aussies commemorate Anzac Day in a whole new way, in partnership with the State Library of Queensland.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 05 April 2022 16:23

Review: D-Link Eagle Pro AI M15

D-Link churns out new home and SOHO networking products at a rapid rate, and the latest family is the Eagle Pro AI series. Here, we review the Eagle Pro AI M15 AX1500 mesh system three-pack.

Published in Networking
Thursday, 03 February 2022 11:03

D-Link adds AI to home and SoHo Wi-Fi

D-Link's new Eagle Pro AI series of Wi-Fi 6 hardware comprises a router, a mesh system, and a mesh range extender.

Published in Wi-Fi

I've seen various smart litter boxes advertised on crownfunding sites over the years, but this is the first one I've seen in action, and with the Wi-Fi enabled, health monitoring app-controlled smarts that work with Alexa and Google voice controls, Leo's Loo Too looks great for humans and cats, young and old, while elegantly solving an age old problem.

Published in Home Tech

In this world of modern digital assistants it's become commonplace to call upon your device by name. However, it’s also caused suffering in the lives of ladies named Alexa with everyone they meet thinking it’s funny to boss them around.

Published in The Wired CIO

The world is awash in the most advanced streaming devices ever, with Amazon's new Fire TV Stick 4K Max amping up the processing power, the Wi-Fi support, with Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, a voice control remote and plenty more.

Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 23 September 2021 22:07

Maaaate: Alexa learns Australia's most unique phrases

Strewth! Having done a vibe check, Alexa speaks 'Strayan at long last, and knows that "Barbie" isn't a plastic doll, at least in the Strayan context, that "Yeah/Nah" is something Aussies really say and can turn on the lights when you ask to flick it on, but still can't flick off the mozzies, or at least, not yet!

Published in Home Tech

Trends surrounding intelligent transportation systems are the highlight of the 2021 Empowering Innovation Together, a program launched by semiconductors and electric components distributor Mouser Electronics.

Published in 5G

The "all-new" Echo Show 8 has a "powerful, 13-megapixel wide angle camera that digitally pans and zooms, a vibrant 8-inch HD screen with adaptive colour, a new octa-core processor and dual stereo speakers" for A$199, while the Echo Show 5 has an HD camera, more colours and a lower price of $119 - time to upgrade or add a new Echo Show to your life?

Published in Home Tech

Guinness World Record title holder, gaming content creator, game designer, CTO of Hive Gaming and esports entrepreneur Luke Millanta has launched AlerTor, a system for efficiently detecting and alerting to malicious activity on the dark web. Watch our video interview embedded below!

Published in Guest Interviews

Guinness World Record title holder, gaming content creator, game designer, CTO of Hive Gaming and esports entrepreneur Luke Millanta has launched AlerTor, a system for efficiently detecting and alerting to malicious activity on the dark web. Watch our video interview embedded below!

Published in Home Tech

Bring out the ale, because anyone whose name starts with ALE can be in the running to win one of 100 smart-home tech products from Alexa by visiting its dedicated Facebook page.

Published in Home Tech

You can talk to your smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs, smart speakers, smart displays, home systems and more, and one of the world's favourite ways to speak to your devices is Amazon's Alexa, with Amazon sharing how we're using Alexa devices. 

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 11 January 2021 15:31

Sony SRS-RA3000 delivers immersive audio

Sony's SRS-RA3000 home speaker uses the company's "unique spatial sound technologies" to "fill your room with your favourite background music."

Published in Home Tech

Global dash cam manufacturer, Nextbase, launched its premium 622GW 4K model in Australia last month - and this may well be the ideal Christmas gift for the motorist in your life, if not yourself.

Thursday, 03 December 2020 12:11

Apple TV app coming to Sony TVs

A software update for various Sony smart TVs includes an Apple TV app.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 27 October 2020 09:11

D-Link camera distinguishes human movement

D-Link's DCS-8302LH outdoor/indoor surveillance camera incorporates AI functionality to distinguish human motion from other moving objects.

Published in Home Tech

The first six-monthly interim report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions Digital Platform Services inquiry shows that the share of online advertising spend of Google and Facebook is increasing, with $53 of every $100 going to Google and $28 to Facebook.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Engineers from the University of NSW are leading a research project aimed at closing a gap in speech recognition systems that they say have until now performed badly in understanding young users of technology.

Published in Development
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