A new skill for Amazon’s digital assistant Alexa could help Amazon Echo speakers in keeping potential burglars away from empty homes while you are out.
In a partnership with AT&T, Aira and the National Federation of the Blind are Expanding the Back-To-School Program for Blind College students.
Be My Eyes, a Danish company that allows some 87,000 people who have downloaded the free app to request assistance in situations where vision is needed from 1.5 million volunteers, won the accessibility prize at the Tech4Good awards.
As reported by Android Police, you can now ask Google Assistant to initiate a video call for you with someone in your contact list, and it will do so by automatically launching Duo. If you don’t have Duo installed, Android Police notes that Assistant will use Hangouts instead.
HOW TO USE NIGHT SHIFT ON YOUR IPHONE
Released in iOS 9.3, the Night Shift feature in iOS allows you to filter out blue light and adjust the warmth of the colors in your display. To turn it on go to:
Developer Abhishek Singh, the creator of an app that allows Amazon Alexa to respond to sign language uses a camera-based system to identify gestures and interpret them as text and speech.
As long as you remember your password, you can sign in to dropbox.com and change your password through your account settings.
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Researchers at Purdue University have found a new way to get surveillance cameras to “talk” to the people they see. The system is called PHADE, which stands for “private human addressing,” and it enables cameras to send messages to people’s devices when they’ve entered a specific area without collecting their personal data.
Google has announced that it will introduce a “visual snapshot” feature in Assistant to summarize what’s happening in your day.
Microsoft has launched Skype 8.0, the latest desktop version set to replace Skype 7.0, also known as “Classic.” The company is encouraging users to update to the newest version, warning that they have only until September 1 to make the transition. Once that date arrives, Skype Classic will stop working, forcing any remaining users to install version 8.0.