Tech Bytes: Election Ballot Technology, Talking Bass Meets Voice Assistant

One day, most of us might get to cast our ballots online. For now, research shows voters are satisfied with the status quo. They prefer the security of paper ballots or electric machines that create a paper trail. 

Samsung is going to use artificial intelligence to try to regain the lead in smartphones. 

The company will include a Siri-like digital assistant in its follow-up to the ill-fated Note 7 phones that caught fire. The Galaxy S8 goes on sale early next year. Samsung says its digital assistant will also be available in its home appliances. 

What do you get when you combine Amazon’s voice assistant with a fish?

Someone posted a video to Facebook showing 90’s novelty Big Mouth Billy Bass speaking with the voice of Amazon’s Alexa. He called it “The Future.”