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Virtual assistants like Siri have been around for years, but it wasn’t until the first Amazon Echo launched in 2014 that voice-enabled gadgets really started to take off. Three years later, Amazon’s true successor to the original Echo improves on the first version in every meaningful way. The design is shorter and more attractive, the improved speaker includes a woofer and a tweeter, and most importantly, it’s noticeably cheaper at just $99.99. These enhancements should help keep Amazon at the top of the smart speaker market as competition from rivals like Google, Microsoft and others heats up.
The Spectre x360 lives a double life as a tablet and high-performance laptop. And this premium two-in-one comes equipped with some nasty specs including quad-core eighth-gen Intel Core i-series processors and your choice of Radeon RX Vega M or Nvidia GeForce MX 150 discrete graphics.
Beam is a UK-based social business that crowdfunds employment training for homeless people. It works with homeless charities to identify individuals in a position to enter the workforce and creates online profiles for them. These provide some background about the individual along with an outline of the training and resources (which could be equipment or childcare) they need.
The office is the place where you spend most of your day, so why not fill it with the best gadgets out there and create a better atmosphere. Some people find desk gadgets to be unnecessary distraction cluttering their space and preventing them from doing a good job. However, these small things are a great way to reduce and increase productivity in a workplace. From the absurd to the incredibly useful, here is a list of 12 office gadgets that you definitely are going to want in your cubicle.
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San Francisco-headquartered Plenty, with funding from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, is building enormous indoor farms to grow fresh produce – mainly greens at this point – close to or inside of the cities where they will be eaten, which cuts down on the CO2 required to transport food. Plenty has a 100,000 sq ft retrofitted former warehouse in San Francisco and a second facility just opened on the outskirts of Seattle.
The new VivoTav 8, which retails for less than $300, is a stylish and affordable option for business users looking for a stylus-driven tablet. Packed with a stylus and a sharp 8-inch display with Wacom digitizer support, the VivoTab 8 is perfect for precise and natural note-taking during a one-on-one conversation or a full conference. Even better, it boasts a quad-core processor, eight hours of battery life, and a free copy of Microsoft Office.
Apart of Me is a mobile app designed to help children cope with the death of a family member. The app is designed as a safe virtual space featuring games and quests that teach self-care strategies at different stages of grief. One feature, for example, allows users to create a treasure chest with digital memories of the lost relative. They can also listen to audio recordings from other young people going through grief.
It work with Windows file system (NTFS, FAT16/32) for now, but did not support for Mac formatted hard drive. Due to the limitation of the Apple iOS system, you can ONLY access the folder “photos” on your iPad/iPhone; Filehub is unable to sync with media files stored in iTunes to USB storage devices due to digital rights management (DRM).
Prospects: The product is cool, but the real value is in the patents. The startup’s digital cluster, dubbed Noah, won a spot in CES’ coveted Innovation Awards Showcase, which is sure to attract major players’ attention. But while Mindtronic AI execs say they are ready for production, companies will more likely be interested in the intellectual property and algorithms fueling the technology. Expect to see aspects of this tech percolating as the industry gets hip to AI in the cockpit.