How to control your smart home without yelling at a dumb voice assistant

You can have nice, automated things without learning how to shout at speakers. Enlarge / We don't have to rely on megacorp obelisks to operate the things we buy. We don't have to learn their language. We can break free. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJan 31st, 2023

Researchers control quantum properties of 2D materials with tailored light

A team of scientists has developed a method that harnesses the structure of light to twist and tweak the properties of quantum materials. Their results, published today in Nature, pave the way for advancements in next generation quantum electronics,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 41 min. ago

Oura Ring 4: latest news, rumors, and what we want to see

The 3rd-gen Oura smart ring was launched back in 2021, which means we're due a refresh......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 13 min. ago

Smart coffee maker, Qi2 chargers, Aqara P2 motion sensor, & more on HomeKit Insider

On this episode of the HomeKit Insider Podcast, we dive into the new Google My Devices network, Aqara's motion sensor, Fellow's new smart coffee machine — Aiden, and look at more Qi2 devices.HomeKit Insider PodcastSince the last episode, Google off.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Privacera adds access control and data filtering functionality for Vector DB/RAG

Privacera announced the addition of new access control and fine-grained data filtering functionality for Vector DB/RAG to Privacera AI Governance (PAIG). “In generative AI, Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG) systems operate by sourcing contex.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News12 hr. 41 min. ago

Add some color to your home with this $56 LED corner lamp

Light up any room in over 16 million colors with this LED lamp for only $55.99 through April 16. TL;DR: Through April 16, add some light in your corner with this Lamp Depot Minimalist LED Corner Floor Lamp that shines bright with 300 multi-colo.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News14 hr. 13 min. ago

How to protect IP surveillance cameras from Wi-Fi jamming

Gone are the days of criminals cutting camera wires to evade detection: with the proliferation of affordable internet-connected cameras, burglars must resort to Wi-Fi jamming. Blocking the signal blinds the device and stalls home and business surveil.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News18 hr. 13 min. ago

You Asked: QLED and mini-LED burn-in, missing HDR, and Apple TV and HDMI 2.1

Can QLED and mini-LED TVs get burn-in? How to get HDR from the YouTube app on Apple TV 4K. And is a computer monitor better than a smart TV for privacy?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 14th, 2024

How to fix an Amazon Smart Thermostat that’s unresponsive

If you're looking to fix an unresponsive Amazon Smart Thermostat, there are plenty of troubleshooting steps you can try. Here's what you need to know......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 14th, 2024

Taylor Swift uses Apple Music lyrics to share riddles about ‘The Tortured Poets Department’

Taylor Swift is about to release her newest album called “The Tortured Poets Department” on April 19. Last week, the singer had already partnered with Apple Music to release a series of playlists with a voice message from Taylor to promote her ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 13th, 2024

iOS 18 Siri: Three clues about what it may be able to do

People have been complaining about Siri for years now, arguing that it’s fallen behind the likes of Alexa and Google Assistant. With clear evidence that 2024 is going to see dramatic improvements in Apple’s AI features, will iOS 18 Siri finally t.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Nanoleaf wants to upgrade your deck with its Matter LED Outdoor String Lights

After announcing its Matter LED Outdoor String Lights at CES, smart light pioneer Nanoleaf has officially launched the product. Here are all the details on these slick outdoor lights that offer IP65 weather resistance, color control, support across s.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

HP is having a sale on 1440p monitors — up to 66% off

HP has a big sale on QHD monitors and we've picked out two of our favorites for sprucing up your home office for less......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

The best projectors for 2024: from 4K to ultra short throw

Home theater projectors can deliver an awesome big-screen experience, offering some of the most impressive visuals out there. Here, we've rounded up the best......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Arlo Pro 3-pack of security cameras is down to $400 from $700

Secure your home more efficiently and for less too with the Arlo Pro 5S 3-pack of security cameras currently on sale at Best Buy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

3 Android 15 features that could make your mobile life much easier

Android 15 could make it easier and faster to access apps, control your smart home, and choose your preferred wallet app......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Australia"s secret history of Aboriginal population control in the 1960s

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article may contain images of deceased people. It contains mentions of the Stolen Generations, and policies using outdated and potentially offensive terminology when referring to First Na.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Check Point boosts security in Harmony Email & Collaboration

Check Point announced new email security features that enhance its Check Point Harmony Email & Collaboration portfolio: Patented unified quarantine, DMARC monitoring, archiving, and Smart Banners. Since 2023, Check Point has released over 75 new feat.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Amazon virtually kills efforts to develop Alexa Skills, disappointing dozens

Most devs would need to pay out of pocket to host Alexa apps after June. Enlarge / The 4th-gen Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker. (credit: Amazon) Alexa hasn't worked out the way Amazon originally planned. There was a time.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

iOS 18 rumors, game emulators in the App Store, Vision Pro camera access

Benjamin and Chance delve into the latest rounds of iOS 18 rumors, including a curious discovery of a new ‘Safari browser assistant’ in development. Apple has also changed the rules surrounding game emulators in the App Store, with somewhat uncle.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

Measles could once again become endemic in the US, the CDC warns

This year's measles cases are over 17x higher than cases seen in the first quarters of 2000 to 2023. Enlarge / Poster issued by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advocating for measles immunizations in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024