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Google I/O: New Assistant features on the Nest Hub Max

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During the Google I/O Keynote earlier, it was announced that there are some innovative new features coming to the Nest Hub Max. ‘Look and Talk’ is exactly what it sounds like, opt into this feature and the face match...

Is Amazon playing nicely with Google? A new API for package detection and third...

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If there's one barrier to a cohesive smart home, it's the lack of compatibility between brands. Google, Apple and Amazon have all been guilty of this. Thankfully, Amazon has added a new Object Detection Sensor API and opened the...

[Great Deal] Echo Show 8 (1st Gen) for $59.00

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If you've been thinking about whether or not to go Alexa or Assistant based smart screens, then now's the time to strike. The first generation of the Echo Show 8 is available via Amazon for $110 off the normal...

Amazon Australia launching giant 15.6″ Amazon Echo Show 15 next week

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If you want a smart display but the 10 inch size of the Echo Show 10 and Google Nest Hub screens are too small for you, then Amazon may have a device that will be of interest to you. Launching...

My Smart Home got smarter by using a better control system: Home Assistant

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A smart home is supposed to provide automation of mundane tasks, convenience and even fun. But the problem is that there are (until Matter arrives in earnest) so many standards to choose from. This leads to fragmented home systems...

[Great Deal] Telstra Day offers Google gear really cheap!

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Tomorrow on Telstra.com you'll be able to pick up some bargains on Google gear. Everything from the latest Pixel devices, to cases and screen protectors. Or, if you're after some smart home gear the Nest speakers, hubs and cameras...

ICYMI: Google Messages has spam filtering and it’s pretty good

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There is a lot of spam and outright malicious -- phishing -- text messages delivered daily. While carriers do their best to prevent these from getting to your devices, some will always slip through. Examples recently seen include: Political spam...

D-Link expands its mesh Wi-Fi hardware offerings and your wireless coverage

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D-Link has come to the Wi-Fi party with another mesh Wi-Fi system and, as usual, it’s a step up in specs. Available as a router only, 2 pack or 3 pack (and later range extender) the Eagle Pro AI...

Matter: Why it matters in 2022

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Ask a physicist what Matter is and you’ll get a long-winded answer about life, the universe and everything. But in the tech world, that answer has changed and - in the context of smart homes - it really matters....

So you got your first smart speaker: Here’s some things to try

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If you’re new to smart speakers then it’s very easy to fall into the trap of only using it for some basic features. If you’re one of the many lucky recipients of your first smart speaker (or screen)...

Australian Review: Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max enables voice controlled streaming apps on...

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The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max is a clunky name for fast, slick TV streaming device. The Max signifies that it is improved from the previous Fire TV Stick 4K because the new model has Wi-Fi 6 support, a...

Alexa is dropping email support: No more routines or parcel tracking

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It's very easy to become reliant on smart assistants to help with your daily life. Unfortunately, from time to time there are features that get dropped. Unfortunately for Alexa users, it's your turn to lose a bit...

Amazon’s focus for the future is bigger, better and smarter technology

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In a briefing to local media this morning we have seen the future, at least what Amazon believes is the future. This includes multiple devices, concepts and additions to existing functionality. As expected, there are new Echo...

Amazon Alexa gets its Aussie on, now speaks (or at least understands) Australian slang

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Today Amazon has announced the addition of new Aussie lingo to Alexa’s vocabulary, ensuring Alexa can better understand some of Australia’s most unique, popular and need-to-know phrases when customers speak to their Echo devices. Alexa can now recognise over 100...

Ausdroid’s Fathers day tech gift guide

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Fathers day is just around the corner and if you're struggling for ideas on what to get your Dad, we've compiled a bit of a list for you. Everything from phones, to gadgets, IoT and smart homes have options...

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