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ihatescreennames said:saarek said:An example, to turn up the heating she just says "Alexa, turn up the heating to 19 Degrees" and its done. None of this "Hey Siri", wait 3 seconds and then give an instruction bullshit.
I’ve noticed several times that my devices react to a command almost instantly and all I’m waiting for is Siri’s reply, which is by far the less important part.
magman1979 said:It's Android (Google), has a camera on it, so automatic NEVER in my household.
nunzy said:Why should Apple allow Microsoft to poach Apple's customers on Apple's devices? Apple's best bet is to refuse to carry the Microsoft app on App Store. What is the point of being an exclusive supplier if you supply your competitors with profits?Apple should not stand for this
SpamSandwich said:Space Designer is one of the oldest features Apple has had in their pro audio software. What about it has been specifically changed?
CantRememberUsername said:AR is the new 3DTV.
All fluff and no real use aside from some niche tools.
Take a look at that first image above and consider how you would have to hold your phone while walking or driving to make the AR pictured work.
Absolutely NO ONE will ever hold their phones that way.
HeliBum said:Not a comprehensive list by any means. I know that the head unit standard in many, if not all, 2018 Dodge Durango models supports CarPlay. I've been shopping those models for a while and I don't believe the 2017 models had it. I wonder how many other models added it in 2018 but didn't have an official announcement.
flydog said:AppleInsider said:
This may be related to Apple's discounted replacements, instituted to placate people upset about the company throttling iPhones with weakened batteries. While the company has since made it possible to toggle throttling, people with older iPhones have been flooding Apple stores looking to get battery replacements before they return to $79 from their current $29. More foot traffic may mean a higher likelihood of discovering faults.
cali said:I was thinking about Microsoft earlier. Every market they enter they try to copy Apple and have failed since Zunes.
Zune, windows mobile, Surface, all leading Microsoft into irrelevancy. Since Microsoft doesn't have a successful mobile platform copying Apple Watch will fail also. At least the band was different but it seems Microsoft is lost without copying Apple.
sog35 said:Google Wifi - great, now Google can see every single website I visit, every single wifi call I make, every single movie I watch......
Google Chromecast - great now Google can see every single streaming video i watch, music video, song......
Google Home - great. Now google can listen to me all day long 24 hours a day. Yes there is a mute button, but who knows
Google VR - this is actually the only device that is 'safe'
Use your brain people. Google makes 99% of their profits from ads. These devices are simply spy devices to collect as much data on you as possible....in your home. creapy as hell. I don't want GoogleBrain listening to my conversations 24 hours a day. And if I have to remember to mute the device, that's ridiculous.
Because I can guarantee that if you said "no" to any of those questions, you've had your habits tracked by many parties. It's not the end of the world unless you're just that committed to privacy.
And no, the Google Home won't be recording everything you say 24/7, unless perhaps the NSA decides to tamper with your device. It's no worse than an Amazon Echo from what we know.