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Alexa, Google Assistant And Siri Vulnerable To Laser Hack Attacks

A group of researchers have discovered a security flaw that allows hackers to hack smart home speakers by pointing a specially crafted laser beam at their microphones and injecting them with voice commands. What is interesting is that the same vulnerability can be used to compromise any computer that includes […]

Here’s Why Alexa Won’t Light Up During Amazon’s Super Bowl Ad

By Brad Stone Continue reading on Bloomberg » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT.

I’m starting to think this smart speaker thing is going to be big

And how listening to Subcast seamlessly between your apps and Alexa is easy, and kinda magical. Do you remember trying to explain to a flip phone user why they should get a smart phone? I distinctly remember trying to tell my brother how having Google maps on your phone means that […]

Amazon’s Alexa Is Life-Changing for the Blind

For the blind, Amazon’s Echo and Alexa is more than just neat technology; it’s a lifeline. By Jon Kalish Bill Boules, blind since birth, has three Amazon Echos at his home in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. and says they’ve been “life-changing.” Boules, 42, bought the smart speaker as soon as […]

Open Sourcing Violet — A Voice Application Framework

Violet is built in Node.js to make it easier to build intuitive Alexa Skills Voice-enabled devices are quickly transforming the way we interact with technology — empowering us to be more productive in our daily lives. For instance, managing your to-do list, setting timers, or even discovering restaurants in your neighborhood can now […]

Can You Be Grateful to Siri?

Image: dksesh via flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 Mornings in my kitchen run more smoothly with Siri around. Like a well-trained butler, the persona of my iPhone is always on hand to deliver the day’s weather forecast, play my favorite podcasts, and send vaguely accurate voice-dictated messages when I’m busy making […]