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Lilbits: Next-gen iPad mini leaked, next-gen Samsung everything leaked too

Apple’s next iPad mini could have a bigger screen, slimmer bezels, and a much faster processor. Samsung’s next-gen foldable smartphones could debut in August, along with new smartwatches (running Wear OS rather than Tizen), and wireless earbuds. Leak season is upon us. Oh, who am I kidding, every season is leak season. But the sources […]

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Mycroft, an open source voice assistant works with Linux smartphones like the PinePhone

Apple’s smartphones have Siri. Most Android phones have Google Assistant. And Samsung phones have Bixby. Voice assistant software has become an increasingly common feature for modern smartphones. But what about Linux phones? While none of the GNU/Linux distributions available for smartphones like the PinePhone or Librem 5 have a voice assistant baked in, these are […]

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Mycroft Mark II: Smart Speaker with an open source voice assistant (crowdfunding)

Amazon has Alexa. Apple has Siri. Microsoft has Cortana. And Google has Google Assistant. Voice assistants are everywhere these days, with each of those companies working to get their virtual assistant software running on as many speakers, phones, PCs, and other gadgets as possible. And then there’s Mycroft. It’s a voice assistant platform that’s designed […]