NBN viability relies on tech upgrades: Ovum

Australia’s predicted global broadband ranking out to 2021 (Image: Ovum) The future commercial viability of Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) company will rely on technology evolution to increase speeds and capacity, according to a report by Ovum commissioned by Nokia. Calling NBN’s approach “fibre to the most economic point”, Ovum’s ...

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Decoding OtterBox and LifeProof cases for iPhone X

Video: Will iPhone X explode if it wirelessly charges while plugged in? I am a freak when it comes to cases for smartphones. If I see a family member or a friend running around with an unprotected device, my first instinct, after recovering from a panic attack, is to fit ...

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Google Assistant now has a male voice option

 Google Assistant is adding a little dimensionality to its voice characterization: The virtual AI companion got an update that adds a voice option called “Voice II” which sounds decidedly male (via Engadget). The second voice option is available in Assistant’s settings (not yet live for all, so your mileage may ...

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