Smart Tech Today

Jul 29th 2021

Smart Tech Today 89

Alexa: Ambient Computing

Alexa's new voice, Thread on Eero, Siri Shortcuts
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Category: News

Alexa's new voice, Thread on Eero, Siri Shortcuts

  • You can add Alexa to your Home screen with the new 'Ask Alexa' widget
  •  'Good night' or 'bedtime', Alexa routines now support multiple phrases
  •  Upcoming Thread support for Eero Routers
  •  Google's redesigned Wear OS will only reach a few current smartwatches
  •  SmartMi standing fan offers Google Assistant, battery power
  •  Best hidden Android shortcuts
  •  Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, compared
  •  A Non-Driver's Critique Of CarPlay Shows Accessible Infotainment Systems Help More Than The Driver
  •  How to use Shortcuts & Siri to control your Apple TV
  •  Some Siri commands for third-party apps will stop working with iOS 15
  •  Everything New With Siri in iOS 15: On-Device Processing, Offline Support, Sharing, Improved Context, and More
  •  7 tips and tricks to master your Apple Watch
  •  Stats takes your health data and puts it into a widget on your Home screen
  •  How to check Air Quality Index on your iPhone and Apple Watch
  • SmartMi P1 Air Purifier review: Custom convenience
  •  Meross Launches Modular Smart LED Floor Lamp With HomeKit Support
  •  Aqara launches new 3-in-1 HomeKit Air Quality Monitor with an E-ink display


Picks of the week

  •  Matthew: PlayDate
  • Mikah: Anker USB Wall Outlet

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