Entries by Leonardo Arezzini

Bixby 2.0 could be unveiled in under a week

Building an AI assistant to compete with the likes of Google Assistant and Siri is sure to be a challenge, and Samsung’s attempt, known as Bixby, hasn’t been entirely successful so far, but it’s set to improve with version 2.0, which will apparently be unveiled on October 18. According to The Korea Herald, Samsung will unveil […]

Cortana could soon show you how to use Windows 10

Windows 10 might have a major new help feature in the pipeline according to the rumor mill, with news that Cortana is set to give clear step-by-step instructions on how to do certain things within the operating system. This comes courtesy of a video spotted by prolific Microsoft leaker WalkingCat, showing a new feature called ‘follow me’ […]

Oculus ‘Dash’ replaces your computer monitor with VR

Oculus Rift has a whole new user interface that lets you customize your VR Home space and replace your traditional computer monitor with nearly unlimited VR screenspace. Oculus Core 2.0 is rolling out in beta in December. Oculus Dash Dash is reminiscent of a Minority Report-style interface, where windows dangle in the air and can be moved […]

Google disables the Mini speaker’s top button to fix spying bug

Yesterday news broke that a Google Home Mini speaker had gone rogue and started recording everything that was being said around it – not the way Google’s smart speakers are intended to work, and not the best way to earn the trust of users. It seems the issue only affected a select number of devices, but now Google has turned […]

The first folding iPhone could still be years away

With both Samsung and LG working on folding phones it’s likely that Apple will jump on board at some point, but a new rumor suggests the iPhone maker will be far later to market with one than its main competitor. In fact, while Samsung could launch the folding Galaxy X as soon as next year, Apple might not release a […]

Amazon’s Alexa can now recognize individual voices and users

Amazon just made it a little harder for someone else to hijack your Echo – the Alexa voice assistant can now recognize individual voices and personalize its response, so you and the rest of your family can use your smart speakers without any overlap. You can set up voice recognition on an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or Echo Show […]

Facebook announces $199 ‘Oculus Go’ standalone VR headset

Onstage at Oculus Connect 4 in San Jose, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new mobile headset called “Oculus Go.” According to Zuck, “it’s the most accessible VR headset yet;” it starts at $199 and it’s going to ship early next year. It appears that the mobile headset will be a similar experience to the […]

SpaceX successfully launches 14th Falcon 9 rocket in 2017

SpaceX launched its 14th Falcon 9 rocket of 2017 this morning, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The rocket carried 10 Iridium satellites to orbit, and was the third mission for Iridium that SpaceX has conducted, with more planned to complete the communications provider’s Iridium NEXT satellite network. SpaceX also recovered the first stage […]