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Amazon announce Alexa for Hotels

Published on 19 June 2018 by Duncan McClean.

Today, Amazon announced a new version of their Alexa voice assistant for Hotels. Marriott International will be one of the first to implement the new system. You’ll be able to ask for hotel information, housekeeping and room service. Guests will also be able to use features like the Flash Briefing and TuneIn. The devices are...

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Papua New Guinea’s government are banning Facebook for a month

Published on 29 May 2018 by Duncan McClean.

The government of Papua New Guinea are banning the social networking site, Facebook for a month. Sam Basil, the country’s communication minister suggested that it would allow them to remove false information from the social networking platform. He also suggested that the country could develop their own rival site to Facebook. Facebook has recently came...

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This Week in Tech: 14th May – 18th May

Published on 18 May 2018 by Duncan McClean.

This Week in Tech is a new series we’re creating that will roundup all of the Tech Headlines of that week. New articles will be released every Friday. In this week’s roundup: YouTube’s new Music Streaming service Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by EU Officials OnePlus 6 Announced  IBM files for AI traffic light patent...

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Google building a chatbot that can book appointments for you

Published on 12 May 2018 by Duncan McClean.

At Google’s I/O developer conference the other day, they showed off a new tool that they have been building. They’ve been building a life-like AI bot that will allow saying ‘OK Google, book a hairdressers appointment on Monday at 9 AM’ and it will phone up a local hairdressers and book an appointment for the...

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Twitter is advising users to change their passwords

Published on 4 May 2018 by Duncan McClean.

Twitter has advised users to change their passwords after a small data leak. Twitter Support tweeted: We recently found a bug that stored passwords unmasked in an internal log. We fixed the bug and have no indication of a breach or misuse by anyone. As a precaution, consider changing your password on all services where...

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Google are redesigning Gmail for Desktop

Published on 12 April 2018 by Duncan McClean.

Yesterday, Google sent out an email to G Suite administrators that in the coming weeks, users will be able to opt into a Gmail redesign. Image credit: TechCrunch Currently, the redesigned version of Gmail is being tested by Google and their partners.  The redesign incorporates the Material Design look, like many Android apps and other...

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New features in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Published on 9 April 2018 by Duncan McClean.

The April 2018 update for Windows 10 is nearly here. In this article, I will tell you about the new features that are being added. Windows 10 was first released in July of 2015. Since then there have been a number of feature updates(as Microsoft like to call them) which add new features to Windows...

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How to Revoke Facebook Apps from accessing your data

Published on 23 March 2018 by Duncan McClean.

Instead of deleting your Facebook account, remove Apps that you no longer use.

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Amazon purchases Ring doorbell company

Published on 1 March 2018 by Duncan McClean.

The company behind the smart internet connected doorbells has been purchased by Amazon for $1bn. It is reported that the purchase of Ring is Amazon's second-biggest acquisition to date. The Ring doorbells are to join the internet giant's smart home lineup. The Alexa smart speaker, created by Amazon already integrates with the Ring product line. As...

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Everything from CES 2018

Published on 10 January 2018 by Duncan McClean.

Every year, the Consumers Electronic Show is on from the 9th to the 12th of January. It showcases the newest of technology from the biggest brands. This article is a round up of everything that has been announced during this years CES. Image Credit: CNET Bixby is coming to Samsung TVs During CES, Samsung has...

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