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Amazon Open To Bringing Siri Onto The Echo

06/08/2017, As it stands the Amazon Echo and other Echo-related devices are powered by Amazon’s Alexa AI. With Google, their devices use Google Assistant, and Apple’s recently launched HomePod is powered by Siri. This makes sense as all these technologies are...

Samsung Reportedly Working On A Smart Speaker Of Their Own

06/07/2017, One of the key features that was launched with the Samsung Galaxy S8 was Bixby, Samsung’s take on an AI-based assistant software for the smartphone, but it looks like Bixby could soon be moving on from smartphones and into other devices. According to a...

Alexa Can Now Help You Set Reminders

06/02/2017, Amazon’s Alexa can do many things, such as call you a pizza, order you an Uber, tell you the weather and the news, and so on. Now it seems that Amazon has decided to roll out an update to Alexa that will introduce some new features which we reckon...

This AI Can Create Software Based On Screenshots

05/29/2017, It is often said that in the future, jobs that were once done by humans could eventually be taken over by robots who are admittedly more efficient due to their lack of the need to rest, take breaks, and sleep. While there are some jobs that are obvious in...

Apple Reportedly Developing Dedicated AI Chip

05/27/2017, If there’s one thing we’ve noticed with Apple’s iPhones it is that they have been working on creating dedicated chips that handle certain tasks. For example with the introduction of the M1, Apple created a special dedicated chip to handle data from...

Google’s AlphaGo Beats The World’s Number One Go Player

05/23/2017, If it isn’t scary enough that robots could soon be taking over our jobs, it seems that computers are now smart enough to beat some of the best humans at their own game. In this case, it looks like Google’s AlphaGo AI has managed to beat the world’s...

Dubai Is Aiming For A 25% Robotic Police Force By 2030

05/22/2017, If you’ve ever been pulled over by the cops for doing something you weren’t supposed to, such as talking on the phone or speeding, there are times when you might be able to talk your way out of it. This is because cops are people too, which means that...

AI-Powered Software Helps Colorizes Old Black And White Photos

05/18/2017, Back in the day before color film was invented, photography pretty much existed in black and white. This also means that if we were to look back at old photos today, unless we lived through those times it’s hard to imagine that color and vibrancy that...

Apple Patent Hints At Plans For A Siri-Powered Speaker

05/16/2017, Following the success of the Amazon Echo and after seeing Google launch Google Home, it did not really strike us as a surprise to hear rumors that Apple could be working on something similar as well. In fact the latest rumors are suggesting that the...

Apple Acquires AI Company Lattice Data

05/14/2017, When Siri was first announced, Apple made a pretty big deal about it and its capabilities, but unfortunately Siri never did quite live up to all the hype. Apple has made quite a ton of improvements over the years, but in the meantime Apple’s competitors...

Amex Skill For Alexa Launched

05/14/2017, One of the good things about Amazon and its Alexa AI is that individual users and companies are more than welcome to create their own “skills” for the software. For those unfamiliar, skills are basically the things that Alexa can do, and for those who...

Google Allo Can Now Turn Your Selfies Into Stickers

05/12/2017, Emojis are a great way of expressing our emotions when sending text messages. For example an eye roll emoji can probably convey a lot of what you feel compared to a text. However what if you wanted something more personalized? What if there wasn’t an...

Ads Could Soon Be Coming To Alexa Skills

05/12/2017, If there is a reason why some users choose to pay for services like Netflix or the premium version of Spotify it is because they don’t want to deal with ads. While ads are a perfectly legitimate way of making money, it can disrupt the viewing or...