Two’s Company, Three’s a Crowd
Google’s AI software, the Assistant, will soon join Siri and Alexa in the iOS sphere. With voice-based functionality and a free download process, Google hopes to integrate the convenience of voice command with its other apps like YouTube. The Assistant is yet another way Google is trying to pry its way onto iPhones. One small step for Google, one giant leap for artificial intelligence. (Source: Mashable)
How Do You Like Them Apples?
With June right around the corner, Apple will introduce updates to the MacBook Pro, MacBook, and MacBook Air. Apple has considered updating the MacBook Air with a new processor, competing with Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop. Since Apple usually implements software improvements for the Mac in the fall, they are also expected to announce an upgrade from the Sierra operating system. (Source: Bloomberg Tech)
Moov Get Out of the Way
Mark Cuban’s highly anticipated hoverboard will supposedly land on Kickstarter at the end of May. Moov, engineered by Radical Transport, adopts the smooth mobility of a Segway and has a unibody design made of aluminum. After a fall in popularity, it’s hard to say whether hoverboards still hold a high demand in the market. If the Dallas Mavericks’ past season is any indication of how Cuban’s next project will go, the odds don’t look so good. (Source: The Verge)