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Amazon's Alexa is getting smarter about sports - it can tell you the odds of the next NFL game and give you an update on your favorite teams

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon lately has been bulking up the sports-related knowledge of its Alexa intelligent assistant.
Alexa can now give the odds on upcoming games and answer questions about players' career statistics.
In coming months, it will also be able to notify users when a game is about to start and offer updates on users fantasy football players.
In the past, if you wanted to know what was going on in the sports world, you might have tuned in ESPN or headed to your favorite sports website.
Now you might want to just ask Alexa, Amazon's intelligent assistant, best known as the voice of the Amazon Echo...
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Microsoft's latest patent sheds light on improvements to the caller ID feature

Microsoft's latest patent sheds light on improvements to the caller ID feature

7 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Microsoft has filed a new patent which sheds light on the caller ID feature and how it can be improved. The patent was filed by Microsoft on 14th May 2018 and was published by USPTO on 13th September 2018. The patent sheds light on the caller ID as a feature and how the company plans to improve...
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Microsoft may dazzle us soon with an updated Surface Dial 2

7 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

The Surface Studio and its accompanying accessory, the Surface Dial, was the device which finally convinced people that Microsoft's design team has overtaken Apple when it comes to innovation and aesthetics. With Microsoft's October 2nd Surface event coming up many expect we will be seeing a new Surface Studio with updated specs (possible even with...
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Microsoft Teams for Android updated with new Call-related features

7 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Microsoft Teams is Microsoft's group collaboration software and in an enterprise setting their replacement for Skype for Business. As such the app has rich video and voice-calling related features, and in its latest update on Android to version 1416/1.0.0 the app has gained a number of new phone call-related capabilities. The changelog includes: Start a new...
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