Voice-controlled assistant can search channels and use Alexa skills.
Voice-controlled assistant can search channels and use Alexa skills.
Researchers think they've found a way of using the vast untapped resources of processing power in smartphones and IoT devices for large-scale number-crunching.
Kishi has a cat, Tarras had a sheep, and now Oji has a drone.
NNN Co has combined its software stack with Murata's LPWAN module to launch three end-to-end IoT and M2M devices, including a demand response enabling device and a smart streetlight controller.
Australian businesses and governments need to embrace industry changes brought on by automation rather than fearing them, according to Data61 CEO Adrian Turner.
Sales of virtual reality headsets in Australia reached 216,000 units in 2016, surpassing Telsyte's previous predictions.
Advancements in image analytics and deep learning technology could aid doctors in their fight against preventable blindness.
Professional services company Cognizant has launched its first Asia-Pacific 'collaboratory' in Melbourne, aimed at facilitating collaboration between its customers and partners.
The ATO and AusIndustry will be reviewing companies using the R&D Tax Incentive for software development activities that fall outside of the government's eligibility criteria.
Those injecting human-like emotional capability into artificial intelligence will emerge as the front-runners in 2017 and beyond, according to Fjord.
The Australian government, in partnership with the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation, has contracted Gruden for further development of its procurement information and tender system, AusTender.
Nokia's smart cities framework is focused on the collection, sharing, and usage of data to personalise cities with a top-down approach led by the federal government and implemented by the states and territories.
Government sets aside S$2.4 billion over four years to execute a nationwide plan to "transform" the local economy and help enterprises "go digital".
Microsoft may be dropping its planned HoloLens version 2 augmented-reality glasses and instead focusing on delivering version 3 in 2019, according to a new report.
Over 86.6 million people are expected to use ad blockers in 2017 causing headaches for publishers and news media organizations. They now need to find other revenue-generating activities that are less intrusive than current visual ads.
These genius ideas all use the Internet of Things (IoT) to help us get totally connected to our devices. Home, leisure and work can all be managed with IoT enabled devices. Even birth sex can be predicted with intelligent sensors.
If you want to track sleep and heart health, these apps will get you going.
A new Science Museum exhibition has brought together the biggest collection of humanoid robots ever assembled.
If you think you are not ready for the Internet of Things (IoT) and AI in your home, then think again. You may already have more smart devices than you realise.
We searched for the top GPS and Bluetooth item finders and trackers across crowdfunding sites Indiegogo and Kickstarter to help you locate your missing items.
From Alexa-enabled companions to sensor-loaded lawn mowers, these are the latest robot innovations from the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show.
Do you own an Apple laptop? Here are a range of accessories to boost your productivity when you're using your MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro.
A number of high-end PCs and useful business gadgets showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show this year.
What technology and new designs in the mobile, PC and laptop space stood out this year in Las Vegas?
We've called Jeffrey Stephenson the "Frank Lloyd Wright of case design." He's back with a new, modular design called Clean Slate.
From Uber to recipes, your new Amazon Echo is feature-packed. Here are some of our favorite, lesser-known skills.
From Amazon to Google, a virtual assistant is ready for your home or office this holiday season.
Google's new Waymo self-driving car company showed the first images of its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan that will begin testing on public streets in 2017.
It's been an exciting year for the MIT CSAIL lab with ingestible origami robots, AI acting as oracles and cyberattack detection research only the tip of the iceberg.
We want more innovation in our mobile phones and want hype turned into reality. Here are my predictions of hot trends for mobiles on their way in 2017.
Dr Ben Robins from the University of Hertfordshire shows off his creation.
The eSight 3 is a headset with video camera that can help the legally blind see again.
Qantas customers on Wi-Fi enabled domestic flights will be able to stream Foxtel, Netflix, and Spotify services later this month.
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority and Drone Complier will launch the smartphone app in May.
Facebook is traveling beyond the borders of social networking to become one of the most powerful companies on earth, and its next two big moves will its solidify its place among the tech giants.
A new Science Museum exhibition has brought together the largest number of humanoid robots ever assembled.
Both law and artificial intelligence experts are trying to answer a simple question: who is responsible if a robot does harm?
Intel used 300 synchronized drones in a Super Bowl lightshow that highlighted the entertainment possibilities and a few options for business applications.
The My Starbucks barista, which was first teased in December during Starbucks' investor day, is technically an extension of Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay, which in itself is a feature within the Starbucks mobile app.
Libratus, an AI system from Carnegie Mellon University, has beat out four poker professionals in a 20-day heads-up Texas Hold'em tournament.
The Poof pet activity tracker will track your pet's activities and could help you find your lost pet - if you have an army of Poof users living nearby.
A well-priced Android smartphone with great performance, good looks, and an easy user interface.
The Flir One thermal imaging add-on for iOS and Android devices is a very desirable peice of tech. Whether it's a justifiable expense is questionable, although if you maintain or repair electronic equipment it could cut diagnostic times drastically in some cases.
Thalmic Labs claims the Myo armband can let you take control of your devices hands-free, but whether it will one day replace our mouse or touchpad remains to be seen.
In a crowded field, the latest from Yuneec stands out with curb appeal and features for all levels of pilot.
Seen too many dubious security-in-a-box solutions? USB armory is the real deal for anyone looking to protect and control their personal digital privacy and security. But is this real deal ready for regular users?
The Lenovo M57 eco is a small form-factor desktop that is promoted by the company as energy efficient. We found it to be a capable and powerful office performer for its size, but with limited upgrade options.
Western digital has released a range of hard drives purporting to save up to 40 percent in power consumption over comparable drives. We found the drives not only lived up to promised efficiency, but also were competitively priced.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is the best tool available for dictating text and commanding a Web browser by voice, despite the gradual adjustments needed to conform to your personal manner of speaking.
At AU$999, the DreamBook Light 350S is one of the cheapest notebooks money can buy. You get what you pay for, however.
Despite its extremely affordable price and logical design, the M50 fails to stand out in terms of performance, features or battery life.
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