+ Friday July 19th, 2019

Around the Home

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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Australia’s Cheapest Retail Smart LED Light Strip Review: Mirabella Genio Wi-Fi Colour 3 Metre Strip

Last year Australian lighting brand Mirabella launched a range of smart lightbulbs and smart switches at Kmart. Now Mirabella has expanded their Genio smart home range to include a very affordable $39 3-metre smart wi-fi colour changing LED strip light, motion sensor, window/door sensor and IR Controller. None of the …

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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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