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The Worst Things IBM Voice Recognition Could Do in the 80s

In the age of Siri, we take for granted how far speech recognition technology has come. But a quick glance back at 1986, when IBM introduced its voice recognition software, shows that we’ve travelled light years since the earliest version of this g.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMay 19th, 2017

New Sonos One smart speaker supports Alexa and Google Assistant

Sonos today announced the Sonos One smart speaker, a compact, high-performance speaker which will accept voice commands and execute them through Amazon's Alexa. Google Assistant compatibility is expected next year. The post New Sonos One smart speake.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 12 min. ago

"Stranger Things" star fires agent accused of sexual assault after he Facebook "poked" his victim

Stranger Things actor Finn Wolfhard has fired his agent after allegations of sexual assault surfaced, Entertainment Weekly reported.  Tyler Grasham, who was also fired from his job as a talent agent at APA, was accused of sexual assault by a for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 48 min. ago

Space Science Needs a Private-Funding Boost

Cost-effective commercial capabilities could spark new waves of discovery -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News6 hr. 24 min. ago

Make your Stranger Things binge a little gooier with our baked treat ideas

Ganache, Fluff, and chocolate round out our baked '80s horror-food extravaganza. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) I love October. As an avid baker and Halloween reveler, I usually spend the whole month whipping up my favorite fall desserts .....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 24 min. ago

Got a pile of dust on your floor? This garbage can will suck it up

You know that little line of dust that you inevitably leave as you sweep debris into a dustpan? The Bruno garbage can could eliminate that forever, with a built-in vacuum that lets you sweep dirt right into it. The post Got a pile of dust on your flo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 12 min. ago

Romoss U-Style Red 10000mAh Power Bank Review

Featuring battery cells from Samsung and LG, dual USB charging outputs and a glossy compact enclosure thanks to its piano lacquer coating the U-Style Red 10000mAh Power Bank model by Romoss could be for you (if you can find one that is). ......»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News7 hr. 40 min. ago

Artificial eye dominance may speed reading for people with dyslexia

Flashing lights, eye-dominance test correlates eye physiology and dyslexia. Enlarge / Things tend to be a bit out of focus for my kids. (credit: Baruk Feddabonn) I have to admit that my only experience of dyslexia is via family members. My you.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 56 min. ago

This Online Tool Generates High-Quality Geographic Maps of Data in Seconds

Have you ever had to create a map for your project, thinking you could get it done within 30 minutes, but then spent an entire afternoon on it? Between collecting data, creating a base map, choosing a color scheme, and finally putting toget.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News9 hr. 39 min. ago

Formula 1 racing could soon be available on Netflix

Formula 1 racing could soon be available on Netflix.....»»

Category: autoSource:  autoweekRelated News9 hr. 40 min. ago

Watch our talk on climate change live from Dutch Design Week

Kicking off Good Design for a Bad World, our series of talks about how design could tackle the world's big problems, Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs hosts a discussion on climate change live from Dutch Design Week. Read more Kicking off.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News10 hr. 24 min. ago

10 things you didn’t know you can do with a VPN

A VPN is one of the most versatile and useful tools for anyone who spends a good deal of time online. A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a remarkably useful tool for anyone who goes online. On a fundamental level, a VPN consists of a tunnel.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

7 "Stranger Things" Season 2 predictions

It's been over a year since we rampantly binged our way through the sweet '80s nostalgia of Stranger Things Season 1, and now — finally — the sequel is less than 10 days away. The final trailer is out, a clip of Eleven has been released,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

7 things that will 100% maybe happen in "Stranger Things" Season 2

It's been over a year since we rampantly binged our way through the sweet '80s nostalgia of Stranger Things Season 1, and now — finally — the sequel is less than 10 days away. The final trailer is out, a clip of Eleven has been released,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 48 min. ago

Researchers warn of new botnet that could take down the internet

Security group Check Point Research claims to have discovered a rapidly growing and evolving botnet which they believe could eventually take down the internet. This botnet consists of millions of internet connected devices, better known as the Intern.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News16 hr. 4 min. ago

Two-tone cars return, creating complexity in the paint shop

It could be the first inkling of a trend -- or a strictly European phenomenon. But two-tone cars are increasingly showing up in automakers' lineups there, mostly in upper trim levels......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 4 min. ago

"Boyfriend Dungeon" is a game that let"s you date weapons, because love hurts

You know that feeling when you're in a particularly infuriating argument with your boyfriend or SO and just think to yourself, "Wow — wish I could turn you into a baseball bat and smack you with it." The newly announced Boyfriend Dungeon has yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 56 min. ago

Brighten your home in 64,000 shades of white through Wiz Connected Lights

You can change the lighting of your home with your voice from anywhere using dozens of preset "moods" using the Wiz Connected Lights system, available online at Amazon, Home Depot, and Costco. The post Brighten your home in 64,000 shades of white thr.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 40 min. ago

Huawei says they’re working on a foldable smartphone that could launch next year

Huawei's CEO says they're already working on a foldable smartphone and that it could launch sometime next year. Move over, bezel-less smartphones — foldable devices could soon be the next mobile craze. We all know Samsung has been teasing.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

This heated neck massager might just change your life

Life is stressful… especially in 2017. Every time we think there’s just no way things in America and around the world can’t get any crazier, they do. It’s a lot to bear, so it’s more difficult than ever to just pause fo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News20 hr. 40 min. ago

Huawei says they’re working on a foldable smartphone for possible 2018 launch

Huawei's CEO says they're already working on a foldable smartphone and that it could launch sometime next year. Move over, bezel-less smartphones — foldable devices could soon be the next mobile craze. We all know Samsung has been teasing.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News20 hr. 40 min. ago