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Google Home Max to launch in Canada May 16 and showcase some local talent

Google Home Max, the big sister to Google Home, is launching in Canada May 16 for $499 and there are...

May 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

One country with two languages, but one concerted effort for ‘voice first’

Hey Alexa, Est-ce que tu parles français? Ask that question to your Alexa and it won't even say "no." But...

April 23rd, 2018 Brian Owen

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Alexa, Google Home takeover Toronto’s Spring convention shows

Not since my days with LEDs Magazine, as well as with green and LED solid-state lighting technology programs during the...

April 17th, 2018 Brian Owen

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Hashtag Trending – What to expect this week at CES 2018

The largest consumer tech trade show in the world pops off today in Las Vegas, and what better way to...

January 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

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Hashtag Trending – AI assistant predictions for 2018

Smart assistants are going to be adopted faster than smartphones, they’ll be embedded in everything, and they’ll have lots of...

December 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How to perform two commands at once with Google Home

A new update to Google Home allows you to combine two commands into one, simply by using the word "and."...

November 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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How to use Google Home’s new Broadcast feature

Use your Google Home devices and Android smartphone like an intercom that can broadcast messages across your home or office....

November 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Alexa Virtual Receptionist

Canadian firms place bets on Amazon Alexa to lift smart home, office markets

It's likely that many Canadians will be unwrapping either a Google Home or Amazon Echo out from under the tree...

November 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Amazon Echo and Echo Dot

How to turn your podcast into an Alexa Flash Briefing Skill

Podcast producers often refer to the podcast industry as divided into two distinct eras - pre-Serial and post-Serial. Published in...

October 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson