+ Sunday February 24th, 2019

News and Editorial

Hisense confirms 2019 Australian Android TV Series, Google Assistant and Alexa on VIDAA 3.0

In a surprise move Hisense Australia has confirmed to Ausdroid that the brand will sell an Android TV series as part of their 2019 product range: “Android fans will also be excited to hear we will be introducing an Android TV to the Australian market providing Australian consumers more choice …

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Facebook’s “Clear History” feature taking longer to develop – will begin testing in Autumn 2019

Facebook has been fighting a number of privacy issues in 2018, including multiple privacy breaches and bugs and compromising millions of users’ data entrusted to the company. So, when Facebook announced that it will be bringing a new “Clear History” feature during its F8 conference earlier this year, it was …

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Google Home will now add sound effects to a story while you read it — US only

Google Home has some great interactions that can be used by kids and families alike. Google have now added to this with a new ability for the Google Assistant to add sound effects to a Disney story as you read it. For a limited number of Disney stories, and only …

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Huawei will launch StorySign in February 2019 helping deaf and hard of hearing kids to read

Being deaf or hard of hearing can present unique problems to kids, parents and educators. To make it a little easier, Huawei have announced that their Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered StorySign app, which helps these children to read using Sign Language, will launch in Australia in February 2019. The app …

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