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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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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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Samsung's Black Friday sale is packed with some of our favorite devices

Samsung's Black Friday sale is packed with some of our favorite devices

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OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple likely to launch in India, suggests official tweet

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Apple is getting crushed after analysts predict that iPhone unit sales will...

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Microsoft is releasing the LTE Surface Go in Canada

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Walmart Canada announces its early Black Friday tech deals

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Following other retailers in delivering its ‘Early Black Friday” offers, Walmart Canada has unveiled its discounted tech items. The sale starts November 15th at 12:01am EST or... Read more ...

Twitter CEO Dorsey says the company has thought about offering an edit button

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Intel Shows Off Its 5G Modem, Bound for Phones, PCs and More

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IFixit teardown suggests Apple Pencil could become more useful over time

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The online gadget gurus at iFixit recently tore apart the 11-inch iPad Pro and the Apple Pencil and discovered some interesting hardware related to the Apple Pencil. The new... Read more ...

Fizz Mobile to offer home internet, in addition to LTE wireless service

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Videotron mid-range flanker brand Fizz Mobile appears to be gearing up for the launch of a home internet product with “intelligent Wi-Fi coverage.” Based on information... Read more ...

Surface Go tablets with LTE connectivity now available for pre-order in the...

Surface Go tablets with LTE connectivity now available for pre-order in the U.S. and Canada

Back in July, when Microsoft unveiled its Apple iPad competitor, the Surface Go, the only models offered were those that support Wi-Fi connectivity. For those who would prefer... Read more ...