Smart assistant news stories
Steady growth for smart home devices, IDC says
"Content and services are going be at the forefront for the smart home market as video entertainment products erve as an on-ramp for consumers entering the world of connected home products."
Are they listening? Kiwis wary of smart devices
While talking aloud, a voice-activated, home-based smart speaker asked for more info - even though it was not turned it on.
AI helps Amazon Alexa ignore its own name
One of the frustrating things about calling a smart home assistant Alexa - a name that's also common amongst many humans - is that sometimes, technology is too nosy for its own good.
Internet of Things
Are we security-ready for Alexa in the office?
As home-IoT devices such as smart assistants head into the office, there will be a raft of new security challenges that will need to be addressed.
New Bosch tech can turn your home into a touchscreen
This incredible projector the size of a credit card can beam interactive virtual touchscreens onto any surface in your home to make them 'smart'.
Kiwi company brings AI assistant to small business
Aider, an AI powered digital business assistant created specifically for small business, has been in beta phase in Australasia for several months.
Everything you need to know about Google’s latest smart speakers
Google recently unveiled its newest smart speakers, the Home Mini and the Home Max...
There is a boatload of Lenovo intelligent technologies coming to Austrialia
The fourth generation moto X supposedly has a smarter camera that goes beyond capturing photos...
Shots fired: Alexa strikes back in the smart speaker war
Amazon announced an all-new Alexa feature that lets users control music across multiple Amazon Echo devices...
Can you abuse technology? It definitely works the other way around!
Finally something we can interact with, and let ourselves go, without it having any consequences.