+ Friday July 19th, 2019

Smart Accessories

Google still using humans to transcribe Google Assistant enquiries, sparking privacy concerns

Google has been no stranger to privacy concerns in recent years and with their always listening smart speakers it seems that there is a very fine line between helpful and creepy. Now an investigation by VRT NWS has uncovered some interesting practices as Google attempts to improve Assistant in non-English-speaking …

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ALDI selling a 50-inch 4K TV with Google Chromecast, smart plugs and Arlo cameras this Wednesday 3 July 2019

Aldi’s bargain buys can be a bit of a hit or miss but we thought we would share the bargain buys the discount supermarket is offering this Wednesday 3rd July 2019, which include a 50-inch 4K Ultra HD TV with Chromecast built in plus some associated tech accessories such as …

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Phillips Hue adds support for Bluetooth, offering “Instant control” on some new bulbs

Philips Hue has been a longtime standout favourite amongst smart home enthusiasts, with a range of bulbs and accessories covering almost any requirement. Their bulbs are getting a little smarter this year with the addition of Bluetooth controls with the marketing tagline “instant control”. Adding Bluetooth makes Hue products accessible …

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JBL and Under Armour team up to bring their UA Sport Wireless Headphone series to Australia

JBL have some decent headphones in Australia and now they are teaming up with Under Armour to bring their UA Sport Wireless Headphones series to Australia. The new series includes four models: Train, React, Pivot and the True Wireless FLASH: giving athletes the choice for whichever model best suits them …

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