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"Xbox On": The Problem with 'Smart' Voice Recognition

One of the current hot ‘news’ stories of the day is the new Microsoft Xbox ad featuring Aaron Paul (of Breaking Bad). In the ad, Paul says ‘Xbox On’ and other items, which are inadvertently turning on folks’ Xbox consoles and making for some aggravating eye-rolling at the T.V. 357 more words


Aaron Paul keeps turning on people's Xbox One consoles

TORONTO – Microsoft’s latest Xbox One ad, featuring Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul, is giving users a good laugh.

In the ad, Paul, who played fan-favourite Jesse Pinkman in the series, shouts “Xbox On” – the vocal command used to fire up Microsoft’s Kinect voice and motion sensor, which turns on the console. 145 more words


Homey gives Apple a run for their money

The Homey device can control household items by telling it what you want.

The orb is just 4.3 inches in diameter and has a multi-coloured LED ring to empower apps and a small circle on top for the Infrared Power LED to shine through the casing. 214 more words

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Throwback Ad: Ford Mondeo (2007)

The Motoring Guru recently tested the Ford Mondeo and we were a fan of it’s technology, dynamics, space and decent quality. When the nameplate was relaunched in Australia back in 2007, Ford was quick to highlight the car’s then innovative features in their advertising campaigns.  29 more words

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