Tech Bytes: Apple HomePods, Voice Tattoos

Updated: January 18, 2018 08:19 AM

In today's Tech Bytes, the first batch of Apple HomePods. A new report says the supplier of the smart speaker has shipped 1 million units to Apple, hinting they could be available soon.

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Nintendo is coming out with some "do it yourself" cardboard accessories. They are designed to work with Nintendo's "Switch", by turning its controllers into a piano or a fishing rod or other game parts.

People are now getting tattoos that can speak to them. You upload any sound clip to an app called "Skin Motion." An artist then takes the soundwave from the app and makes a tattoo. If you scan the tattoo with the app, the audio clip is played. For one man, it was a chance to keep voicemail from his grandmother who recently passed away. The designs can be made up from any recorded sounds.


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