+ Saturday April 20th, 2019

News and Editorial

Google’s new AI platform Coral is aimed at building intelligent devices

Google has launched a new local AI platform that helps developers building intelligent devices, called Coral. Coral offers speedy local on-device neural network performance and increased privacy. It’s designed to help developers grow their ideas from prototype through to production. The Coral Dev Board can be integrated into be hardware …

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New streaming service iwonder brings current affairs and documentaries for $6.99/month

iwonder, a new streaming service dedicated to purely to current affairs and documentaries, has launched in Australia. Available via web on desktop and mobile apps, the new service will include entertainment, sports, history, politics, science, technology, religion, music, movies, nature, war and also biographies programming. It’s free for 30 days, …

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Additional details of Huawei’s Nova 4e handset revealed by spec sheet leak

The Huawei Nova 4e yesterday passed TENAA certification, revealing some basic details of the upcoming midranger. Today, MySmartPrice has revealed some additional specifications. Based on their discovery of a specification sheet for the device, the new information covers the display, internals and colours. First up, the new information matches what …

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Huawei launches StorySign to help deaf and hard of hearing kids learn to read Australian Sign Language (Auslan)

Huawei has launched its Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered StorySign app, which helps deaf and hard of hearing kids learn to read using Sign Language. After being announced in December, the app is now live on the Google Play Store for download. The app bridges the gap between sign language learning …

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Google is rolling out its Assistant voice calling feature to more US states; still no word on international availability

Google Assistant’s VP of Engineering had taken to the company’s blog, announcing broadening rollout plans for Duplex, its voice calling Assistant feature. The company intends to make the feature available in 43 US states over the coming weeks. Duplex is the voice calling feature of Google Assistant that allows it …

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D-Link & McAfee Launch DIR-2680 D-Fend AC2600 Wi-Fi Router in Australia to Secure Smart Homes

D-Link and McAfee have partnered to launch the DIR-2680 D-Fend AC2600 Wi-Fi Router in Australia a year after the product was announced at CES 2018. The DIR-2680 has a dual focus of making smart homes safer and protecting all the people in a home as well as visiting friends and …

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