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Your mesh router is in the wrong place.  Here's how to set it up correctly

Your mesh router is in the wrong place. Here’s how to set it up correctly

This story is part Tips for the houseCNET’s collection of handy tips for getting the most out of your home, inside and out. I spent the last two years at CNET wifi router test and reviewand if there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s this: in most homes, the most effective way to improve Wi-Fi is …

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Your mesh router is in the wrong place.  Here's how to set it up correctly

Your mesh router is in the wrong place. Here’s how to set it up correctly

This story is part Tips for the houseCNET’s collection of handy tips for getting the most out of your home, inside and out. I spent the last two years at CNET wifi router test and reviewand if there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s this: in most homes, the most effective way to improve Wi-Fi is …

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What's wrong with Alexa: Former insider on the challenges facing Amazon's AI voice assistant

What’s wrong with Alexa: Former insider on the challenges facing Amazon’s AI voice assistant

Dave Limp, head of Amazon’s Devices & Services division, in 2019. (GeekWire Photo/Kevin Lisota) Amazon quickly created the initial technical scaffolding for Alexa, quickly taking the lead in the smart speaker and home voice assistant market. But nearly a decade later, Alexa is still under construction. Tigger (Charlie) Kindel led Alexa product management before building …

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Volley co-founder says industry 'got it wrong' by associating voice control with 'imaginary humans' (podcast)

Volley co-founder says industry ‘got it wrong’ by associating voice control with ‘imaginary humans’ (podcast)

Volley co-founder Max Child sees a big future for voice control in the tech world, but says the industry has “gone wrong” by associating voice control with “imaginary humans”, like Siri and Alexa. “We got it a bit wrong as an industry very tightly coupling voice control with imaginary humans and little cylinders that sit …

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