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The Free Xfinity Voice Remote

As voice remotes become the new norm, several front runners are leading the pack. Apple Siri Remote, Amazon Fire Remote, and the Roku Voice Remote are all breaking new ground in natural language voice search of their respective media boxes. 882 more words


Hey Sync 3...tune to...

In a moment of deja vu my coworker who had owned the FFE decided that he also would like a PHEV. After much deliberations on his and his family’s part he also ended up with a C-Max Energi (but of course! 248 more words


macOS Sierra: The essential guide to using Siri on your Mac

”Scheduled to ship in Fall with a public beta next month, macOS Sierra brings numerous improvements, with Siri making its debut on the Mac,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld. 207 more words


Pebble voice control

I bought a Pebble Time Steel a few weeks ago when the price dropped, and have just started looking at creating my own apps and watch faces for it. 864 more words

Home Automation

Apple Watch: Still the leader of a growing smartwatch pack

”With the advent of the smartphone, many don’t bother to wear a watch. According to the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry, 1.026 billion watches were shipped in 2015,” Mark Hibben writes for Seeking Alpha. 212 more words


Amazon Debuts Alexa on the Web

Yesterday, Amazon revealed a new tool, Echosim.io, that allows developers to test their Alexa-based projects in a web browser. That eliminates the need for an Echo or other Alexa-enabled hardware for software testing. 254 more words


Google IO May 2016

I attended the Google IO 2016 meetup last week where SpaceportX were showing the live stream of Google’s annual  tech conference. Sandar Pichai laid out their vision for what users and Android customers can expect this year in a range of product improvements. 777 more words