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YouTube TV now has a voice remote app feature

Posted by anton on May 15, 2018
Category: General
YouTube TV now has a voice remote app feature We’re approaching a time when there will be no digital service without some form of voice control associated with it, and today Google is turning its attention to YouTube TV. You’ve already been able to send commands via your vocal chords to the YouTube TV service through Google Home speakers since last October. But if you’ve not access to a Google Assistant device, you’ll now be
Hear Liad Itzhak from Here and Oren Shoval of Via tackle autonomy and mobility as a service in Tel Aviv As technology transforms transportation, one of the key questions for the industry is how to address the evolution of mobility from a product to a service. Liad Itzhak, HERE Technologies The industry is moving away from one where automakers are selling cars, to a focus on selling transportation as a service — and the development
How the Code for Hire initiative in Afghanistan is helping young women fight inequality and poor employment opportunities by teaching them to code (Jalil Ahmad Rezayee/Reuters) Jalil Ahmad Rezayee / Reuters:How the Code for Hire initiative in Afghanistan is helping young women fight inequality and poor employment opportunities by teaching them to code  —  HERAT, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Think Super Mario Bros, but with an Afghan twist.  This is how Afghanistan’s first generation of female
Dealmaster: TCL’s new Roku TVs are here, so the old one is down to $500 today Enlarge / TCL looks to be clearing out inventory on last year’s Roku TVs. TCL has announced a one-day sale that marks its P605 Roku TV down to $500 at Best Buy. The Chinese tech firm says the deal will apply to stock at Best Buy’s retail stores and website, but the discount will only be available on May
Reliance Jio announces Rs 199 postaid plan with zero touch service experience Indian telecom operator Reliance Jio has announced the company’s first postpaid plan, priced at Rs 199. After disrupting the telecom sector with its competitively priced prepaid plans, Reliance Jio now intends to disrupt the postpaid segment with its plans. Reliance Jio is advertising the Jio postpaid plan of Rs 199 as the first “Zero-touch” service experience as the plan comes with pre-activated voice
Netflix is giving us more Ricky Gervais whether we want it or not Netflix has ordered a new series called After Life from Ricky Gervais, Variety reports. It centers on a man named Tony, played by Gervais, whose wife dies unexpectedly. Tony initially considers suicide but then decides he’ll live his life saying and… See More
Twitch Prime members getting more free Fortnite loot Fortnite fans who are also members of Twitch Prime have for a while now enjoyed access to a small selection of exclusive and free goodies through the not-so-imaginatively named Fortnite Twitch Prime Pack. Now, Epic Games and Twitch have announced there’s going to be even more free loot for Twitch Prime subscribers to get their hands on with the Fortnite Twitch Prime Pack 2.  Launching on May
Ran Krauss and Yariv Bash, leaders at two of Israel’s hottest drone startups, are joining us in Tel Aviv Yariv Bash, the chief executive of drone delivery startup Flytrex, wants to make drone delivery “as easy as using your iPhone“. Flytrex chief executive Yariv Bash Meanwhile, Ran Krauss, the CEO of Airobotics, has helped his startup raise over $70 million for its mission to  bring the autonomous revolution to the drone industry. Both men are leading
The Xiaomi Valentino will house the Qualcomm 638 chipset Dipper and Berlin had been making the rounds for a bit, and now there’s a new smartphone by Xiaomi in the making, called the Valentino. The phone’s score has apparently appeared on Geekbench, spotted by Gizmochina, indicating that the phone will have the Snapdragon 638 under the hood.  Xiaomi Valentino on Geekbench Qualcomm, themselves, haven’t officially announced the new chipset but it’s supposed to be an
Samsung Pay now available on the web to consumers in the UAE Samsung Pay can now be used on certain websites to complete your online purchases in the UAE. Merchants using CCAvenue as their payment gateway can easily alow you chose Samsung Pay as an option. The process on than the desktop isn’t necessarily very intuitive, where, after you’ve signed in with your Samsung account, you’ll still need to verify the purchase on your Samsung