Xiaomi has tossed two drones to accommodate to the young video enthusiast market. Mi Drone comes in two variants, the 4K version retails at RMB 2999, while the 1080P one is priced at RMB 2499. Mi Drone (1080P) will be crowdfunded on the Mi Home app starting 26 May 2016, and Mi Drone (4K) will be available for testing via an open beta programme in late July.
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Amazon built Alexa personal assistant which is super useful in the Echo and it is lot of fun to use. But if you don’t have an Echo or can’t purchase one because you’re not in the US, it can be hard to gain Alexa’s skill set. In this plight, Amazon has created an App that lets you play with Alexa right in your browser.
To access the app, please go to echosim.io and it will let you ask Alexa all kinds of questions. What it doesn’t let you experience is the always listening nature of the Echo device and its far field microphone array — you have to click and hold a button on the site before you speak to it. That makes it closer to the experience you get with the Amazon Tap than the Echo itself.
Microsoft and Facebook are joining forces to build a state-of-the-art undersea data cable that’ll stretch across the Atlantic Ocean. In a joint press release, the companies said the cable will help meet the growing customer demand for high-speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services for the two companies and their customers.