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Google Assistant Now Available To All Android Devices

02/26/2017, [MWC 2017] When Google launched the Pixel phones, they approached it with an interesting strategy that they have never done on Nexus devices, which is where they made certain features exclusive to the Pixel. One of those coveted features was Google...

Amazon’s Alexa Now Boasts 10,000 Skills

02/24/2017, If there is a reason why Amazon’s Alexa is garnering a lot of attention is because of Amazon’s decision to open up the platform to third-party developers. This means that Alexa’s abilities are just limited to what Amazon has decided to give it, but...

IBM’s Watson Can Now Be Used To Diagnose Heart Disease

02/22/2017, Because we are human, we aren’t perfect which means that sometimes in the medical profession, humans can overlook certain signs that could be a symptom of a larger problem. However thankfully with the advancement of AI and technology, perhaps missing...

StyleShoots Live Takes Studio Photos Without A Photographer

02/22/2017, There are many obvious jobs that a robot could easily replace humans with. A good example would be manufacturing where instead of putting humans along the assembly line, a lineup of robots would be more efficient. However there are some fields where you...

Bill Gates Thinks Robots Who ‘Steal’ Jobs Should Pay Taxes

02/19/2017, If there is one facet of life that all of us cannot escape from, it would be the fact that if you work, you have to pay taxes. So the question s, if a robot were eventually to take over a job that you’re doing, like in a manufacturing facility, does the...

Google Uses AI To Help Sharpen Low-Resolution Images

02/07/2017, Remember all those crime fighting TV shows and movies where they are somehow capable of zooming in onto a low-resolution image, and with the magic of software they are able to sharpen the images and reveal certain things about the suspect? We guess to be...

SoundHound Wants To Take On Google And Amazon In AI

01/31/2017, When it comes to AI-based voice assistants, SoundHound actually arrived before Amazon’s Alexa with their Hound platform, which based on initial testing appears to be more than capable of holding its own. However it did not quite take off the same way as...

Samsung Wants To Work With Google On AI

01/25/2017, Samsung is expected to debut a new AI with the upcoming Galaxy S8 in the form of Bixby, which according to the rumors is the result of Samsung’s acquisition of Viv Labs. However despite Samsung planning on debuting their own AI, they want to work with...

Bots_Alive Is A Kit That Makes Robots Smarter Using AI

01/24/2017, It’s one thing to be able to manually remote control drones or robots, but it’s another thing to have them control themselves. Putting aside our fears that one day there will be a robot uprising, in the meantime the possibilities of autonomous robots...

Samsung Expects AI To Be A Smartphone Differentiating Factor

01/24/2017, Smartphones these days are more or less the same, and it cannot be helped as over the past 10 years, the market has become saturated and matured. However Samsung believes that smartphones models can still differentiate themselves from each other, and that...

Samsung’s Bixby AI Will Be More Than Just A Voice Assistant

01/19/2017, While Samsung has yet to come forward and publicly acknowledge that they will be introducing the Bixby voice assistant in the upcoming Galaxy S8, recent leaks by Samsung themselves seem to have confirmed its existence. Now according to SamMobile, they...

ElliQ Is A Stylish Robot Designed For The Elderly

01/11/2017, They say that the mind is usually the first thing to go when you get older, which is why it is typically recommended for older people to keep themselves mentally stimulated. This can come in all sorts of ways, such as picking up a hobby, talking with...

Adobe Looking Into Using Your Voice To Make Photo Edits

01/11/2017, Voice assistant platforms at the moment can do a lot of things for us, such as schedule meetings, set alarms, order a Uber, call for a pizza, send messages, and so on. However what if in the future voice assistants could do more complex tasks? What if in...