Smart Tech Today

Sep 2nd 2021

Smart Tech Today 94

Now Alexa Can Shout

Alexa's adaptive volume, Philips Hue's Spotify sync, HOOBS 4
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Category: News

Alexa's adaptive volume, Philips Hue's Spotify sync, HOOBS 4

  • Amazon’s new ‘adaptive volume’ will make Alexa speak louder when it’s noisy
  • Amazon taps its SocialBot challenge to boost conversational AI
  • Amazon may soon stream live performances to Echo speakers
  • Philips Hue partners with Spotify to turn all your lights into a music visualizer
  • Philips Hue Wants to Put a Smart Light in Every Room in Your House
  • Home Depot releases its own smart home app
  • SimpliSafe finally adds an outdoor camera to its 'whole home' security
  • Assistant 'Quick phrases' will let you skip 'Hey Google'
  • Google Assistant adds support for Daylong Routines
  • New Nest Cam will get a web portal, manual clips eventually
  • Level & Rocky Mountain Hardware, VOCOlinc gone
  • Eve Thermo updated to support Thread
  • Spigen AirPods Pro AirTag case arrives with item finder
  • A cheap, reliable remote for Apple TV
  • Nanoleaf Essentials Lightstrip review: Bright, colorful, and Thread-enabled
  • HOOBS 4 levels up Homebridge with new features
  • Electrify America Announces New 'One Stop' Mobile Solution for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto
  • Samsung Can Remotely Disable Any of Its TVs Worldwide
  • You can watch loads of classic Pokemon shows for free on the Switch
  • Movies Anywhere is using AI to create lists of the movies you own


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