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ASUS Zenbo: A Robot For your future home

  • 06/06/2016 at 00:05 by It's a Gadget Staff
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ASUS ZenboThe ASUS Zenbo is bringing robots into the home. You read that right, soon you will be able to have a robot living with you. This robot will do a lot for the family, parents, children and seniors. Your home will become a smart home with this robot as a hub for devices connected to the internet of things.

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Project Ara set to be released to consumers in 2017

Google Project AraGoogle are aiming to disrupt the smartphone game with Project Ara. Being announced some time ago before disappearing, Project Ara is back. This device will be a customizable smartphone. Google have been able to work through some of the issues and release a version for testing later this year. It is hoped that a version for consumers will be available next year.

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Google Home and the amazing power of Google Assistant

Google HomeGoogle announced a new device for your home, the Google Home. In short, the Google Home is a wifi connected speaker that appears to be a first generation personal assistant. Mario Queiroz, the executive behind the project. Queiroz was in charge of the Chromecast.

The Google Home is a competitor to Amazon’s Echo. For starters, it’s a speaker that’s always listening, can play music and can connect you to services like Google Assistant, Gmail, Google calendar, Google Play music and other Google Cast services (Such as Spotify). The device can communicate with a Chromecast to play music or stream video through your television.

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Google IO 2016 brings new plans to light: Assistant, Allo, Duo, Android N and Firebase

Google IO 16Today marked the annual tech event, Google IO. The company announced their plans for the coming 12 months, including Androids new Daydream virtual reality platform.

Google IO 2016 and the Dawn of Coming Tech

Hype has been building over Google’s potential releases for the next year. As expected, we got a peak at their VR platform Daybreak, as well as Google Home. We also caught a peek at Google Assistant, a conversational two-way dialogue meant to improve the usability of Google across the board.

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A look at the new cool Viv AI assistant

  • 12/05/2016 at 01:28 by It's a Gadget Staff
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VIV AIThe creators of Siri have announced a brand new creation from their brilliant minds, the artificial intelligence assistant named Viv.

Apple based Siri has become both a technological powerhouse, and a cultural touchstone. Now the creators behind it have moved on to the next stage.

Viv is a more advanced AI that works by connecting to multiple sources of information and drawing responses right from the pools of data themselves. No more regurgitating web search results; this assistant is smarter, sleeker, and more accurate. Not to mention more knowledgeable, with the ability to jump from source to source to bring back the best possible answer.

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HoloFlex – A Holographic Smartphone

  • 07/05/2016 at 19:36 by It's a Gadget Staff
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HoloFlex AngryBirdsHoloFlex is the world’s first holographic smartphone. Developed at the Human Media Lab at Queen’s University, the HoloFlex is something different. First, it’s flexible. Secondly, it’s able to render 3D images without head tracking of glasses.

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SkinTrack uses Your Skin as a Touch Screen

  • 07/05/2016 at 03:16 by It's a Gadget Staff
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SkinTrack TechnologySkinTrack solves a problem that smartwatches created. Smartwatches have small screens and are difficult to navigate around. They are useful and have the potential to be an excellent digital device. Figuring out how to improve smartwatch functionality while keeping them unobtrusive has been a challenge.

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