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Peloton's 'Worst-Kept Secret' Is Out (Yes, It's a Rowing Machine)

Peloton’s ‘Worst-Kept Secret’ Is Out (Yes, It’s a Rowing Machine)

Yesterday afternoon, the Twitter account for digital fitness company Peloton tweeted an emoji of a person rowing a boat. That’s it; that’s the tweet. If you wondered if that meant Peloton is sinking, you couldn’t be totally blamed—after all, Peloton’s third quarter earnings weren’t great, and its outlook for the next quarter isn’t stellar either. …

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Google Has a Plan to Stop Its New AI From Being Dirty and Rude

Google Has a Plan to Stop Its New AI From Being Dirty and Rude

Silicon Valley CEOs usually focus on the positives when announcing their company’s next big thing. In 2007, Apple’s Steve Jobs lauded the first iPhone’s “revolutionary user interface” and “breakthrough software.” Google CEO Sundar Pichai took a different tack at his company’s annual conference Wednesday when he announced a beta test of Google’s “most advanced conversational …

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Android 13 Tries to Make Privacy and Security a No-Brainer

Android 13 Tries to Make Privacy and Security a No-Brainer

Android already limited how much access apps had to the clipboard and notified users when an app grabbed something from it. But Android 13 adds another layer by automatically deleting whatever is in your clipboard after a short interval. This way, apps can’t find out old things that you copied and, bonus, you’re less likely …

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Google Assistant’s Future Is Looking Us Right in the Face

For years we’ve been promised a computing future where our commands aren’t tapped, typed, or swiped, but spoken. Embedded in this promise is, of course, convenience; voice computing will not only be hands-free, but totally helpful and rarely ineffective. That hasn’t quite broken out. The usage of voice assistants has gone up in recent years …

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Google Pixel 6a: design, photo sensor, performance... everything we know

Google Pixel 6a: design, photo sensor, performance… everything we know

The Google Pixel 6a is expected to be revealed at Google I/O on May 11-12. Design, screen, chip, photo… here is everything we already know about it. Pixel 6a 3D rendering // Source: OnLeaks / 91Mobiles Traditionally, Google releases a mid-range version of its Pixels by appending the letter “a” to their number. For the …

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The 8 Best Smart Speakers With Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri

The 8 Best Smart Speakers With Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri

Connects to Google Assistant or Alexa The pint-sized Sonos Roam (9/10, WIRED Recommends) has become our new favorite portable speaker. I (Parker) have taken it on road trips, to outdoor weddings, and in the basket of my bike. The simple-to-use Sonos ecosystem works with Google Assistant and Alexa, and the speaker has Bluetooth for when …

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