Tag Archives: assistant

Chandigarh: UT Finance Secretary’s personal assistant booked

A police officer said, “A case has been registered in PS-03, Chandigarh on the complaint of Dr. N. S Bharadwaj, Deputy Director, Ayush (Ayurveda), against Surinder Kumar.” (Representational Image) The Personal assistant of UT Finance Secretary was booked by the Chandigarh police for allegedly misplacing a file related to a vigilance inquiry. The accused has been identified as Surinder Kumar. A police ... Read More »

DNA Edit: Voice assistant scare – Gadgets gaining popularity, but results could be disastrous

  Using a voice assistant like a Siri (iPhone users), Google Assistant (Android users) and Alexa (Amazon service users) is catching on, and there have been several embarrassing episodes for the users. One Alexa user was shocked to know her private conversations were emailed to her co-workers and family members. A recent report about how Amazon workers listen in to ... Read More »

T-Mobile OnePlus 6T update brings new Google Assistant shortcut, plenty of fixes and improvements

T-Mobile’s version of the OnePlus 6T has consistently been receiving software updates at a different (read:later) pace than the unlocked model. Today a new one has started making its way to those units sold by the magenta carrier. It’s a 110MB download that enables activating the Google Assistant by holding the power button for 0.5s. If you turn this on ... Read More »

Samsung’s Bixby Assistant Can Beatbox Too, Claims to Be Better Than Apple’s Siri

Samsung recently introduced Bixby Voice, bringing voice command support to the virtual assistant in South Korea. As expected users have started posting videos about their experience with Bixby. While one might expect Bixby to be useful with utilitarian tasks, it turns out Bixby has an entertaining side to it as well. Samsung’s Bixby can be seen showing off its beatboxing ... Read More »

Turing, TCL Partner on Appassionato Smartphone With Digital Assistant Called Sir ALAN

Talking about smartphone manufacturer Turing Robotic Industries, the story of ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’ comes to mind. The company caught everybody’s attention when it announced that it has developed a phone that is unhackable, unbreakable, and waterproof but after several release delays, the final product turned out to be a running a different operating system than was promised earlier. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to have 4K display and Bixby AI assistant

Samsung is reportedly working on its own voice-activated AI system, as we heard before. But to differentiate from Alexa, Cortana and Siri it will have a male voice and will be named Bixby. We are expecting to hear from him (pun intended) in March when the Galaxy S8 is revealed but according to our source it will also be a ... Read More »

Tommy Wright: Barnsley sack assistant boss amid football corruption claims

Barnsley have sacked assistant boss Tommy Wright after he was named in a Daily Telegraph investigation alleging corruption in football. The report included footage of Wright apparently accepting money in return for allegedly helping persuade the Championship club to sign players. He was suspended on Wednesday while the club investigated the allegations. But the 50-year-old has now been sacked with ... Read More »