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Machines that listen – such as Google Home – are now more common, but the technology can ‘hear’ so much more than just our voice commands. Shutterstock/DavidFerencik

Smart speakers are everywhere – and they’re listening to more than you think

Smart speakers can listen out for more than just your voice commands at home. They can hear what's going on around you and react, security systems can even listen out for gunshots.