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Voice assistants potentially susceptible to inaudible commands

Can you hear me now? No? that’s OK – your Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Apple HomePod voice assistants probably did loud and clear, and

May 11, 2018 AI, Amazon, Apple, Google

Is your home spying on you? Maybe, who’s asking?

Can you say your home assistant isn’t spying on you? As voice AI from Siri, to Cortana, Echo, Alexa, and Google Assistant invade everything from

April 30, 2018 AI, Amazon, Google, Hacks
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Amazon Prime: Now 20% more expensive

If you’ve been chugging along with your $99 a year Amazon Prime membership, remember these as the glory days. Amazon will be raising the price

April 27, 2018 Amazon
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A disappointing week with HBO on Amazon

Last week something came out that got me to try a free 7-day trial subscription to HBO, that being the Andre the Giant documentary. Amazon

April 16, 2018 Amazon

#PiDay #Deals Roundup! #RPi’s, hats, sensors, as we find them

SunFounder 37 Modules Sensor Kit V2.0 for Raspberry Pi 3, 2, Zero & RPi 1 Model B+, A+ 40Pin GPIO Extension Board Jump wires $59.39

March 14, 2018 Amazon, Deal, IoT, Pocketables

First #Deal from new “Paulkitables” version of @Pocketables: Sandisk 200GB uSD $63

Right now you can get the: Sandisk Ultra 200GB Micro SDXC UHS-I U1 A1 Card with Adapter – 100MB/s Model: SDSQUAR-200G-GN6MA for just $63! You insert

March 13, 2018 Amazon, Deal, Pocketables, Storage

It’s not your imagination, Alexa is laughing at you

It started a few days ago, people started hearing laughter from their Echo speakers. The TL;DR version of the story is Amazon is aware of

March 08, 2018 Amazon

Talking to your kids about Meltdown and Spectre

You may have heard the greatest threat to computers at the moment are two vulnerabilities called Meltdown and Spectre and many people seem to think

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Amazon Key maybe has some issues

Amazon Key is a service that allows Amazon to deliver packages by opening your door and leaving them inside your house. There’s a camera so

October 26, 2017 Amazon

[DEAL] The BLU VIVO 8L is Only $149 for a Limited Time

The newest excellent unlocked budget phone, the BLU VIVO 8L, is on sale for a limited time for $149 at Amazon. I just reviewed this

October 24, 2017 Amazon, Android, BLU, Deal, Pocketables
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