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The Very Best Smart Home Gadgets

Smart home gadgets have gotten a lot better over the past few years, and thanks to big improvements in wifi connectivity, energy efficiency, and more, it’s possible to control almost anything in your house with just your voice. Most of us are spending even more time at home recently (whether…

This Smart Speaker Prototype Can Throw Its Voice Like A Ventriloquist

This Smart Speaker Prototype Can Throw Its Voice Like A Ventriloquist

If you get carried away with setting up helpful reminders, eventually you’ll get tired of your smart speaker’s endless nagging and will start ignoring it. But what if instead of Siri or Alexa reminding you to water the plants or that your Pop Tarts are ready, it sounded like your…

The Shows On Netflix That Could Be Triggering Your Smart Speaker

The Shows On Netflix That Could Be Triggering Your Smart Speaker

As smart speakers have become a ubiquitous part of our day-to-day lives, so too has it become clear these devices may not be as private as they appear at first blush—that they may be listening in even when they shouldn’t be, that recordings may contain sensitive information that we didn’t…