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Google Nest Hub Max vs Amazon Echo Show: which smart display is better?

In the on-going war between Amazon and Google to win your smart home, the companies have released a number of products to keep you connected, entertained and now, keep you safe as well. If you want all of the above ...

Google Nest Hub Max vs Amazon Echo Show: which smart display is better?

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Echo Show 5 vs Echo Spot: which Amazon smart display comes out on top? Smart home enthusiasts are in thrall to Amazon. With the humble Amazon Echo having found its way into millions of homes worldwide, and expanded into a number of distinct models, it’s no surprise that the latest Echo to land from the retail giant – the Echo Show 5 – is already dr...
22:32, 06/18/2019

Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display Amazon is trying its hand again at the Echo lineup with a new product, the Echo Show 5. It's a new smart display that, as the name suggests, sports a 5.5-inch display and features Alexa support. Amazon announced the Echo Show 5 is now available for pre-order in both charcoal and sandstone colors for...
07:32, 05/30/2019

Google unveils the Nest Hub Max smart display When we saw a leak of a device called the Google Nest Hub Max in March, we thought it was a little unusual. Why would a Google Hub device have the Nest branding on it? Now, we know why. At Google I/O, the company announced that it is finally folding......
00:32, 05/08/2019

Deal: Save over $60 on Google's Nest Hub smart display The Google Nest Hub, formerly known as Home Hub, is quite expensive for a smart speaker, that's why the search giant is calling it a smart display. Having a large 7-inch display enables Google Nest Hub users to take advantage of extra functionality that standard smart speakers don't offer, including...
11:48, 06/01/2019

Google launches bigger Nest Hub Max smart display with camera Google Assistant with video calling, security camera, face recognition and hand gestures Google is launching a larger 10in version of its smart display as it attempts to supplant Amazon’s Alexa as the top smartspeaker maker.Announced at Google’s I/O developer conference in California on Tuesday, the...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: smaller, cheaper Alexa display Camera shutter, tap gesture, better speakers and 5.5in screen make for an appealing smart alarm clockAmazon’s latest Echo Show 5 Alexa smart display is smaller, cheaper and has improved privacy, but is a £79.99 5.5in screen with a camera ready to replace your alarm clock in the bedroom?The Show 5 is...
07:48, 07/24/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 vs Lenovo Smart Clock: which is better in the bedroom? Is there a smart device for every room of your home? Amazon and Lenovo sure hope so. Despite the worries about having always-listening devices sat in your bedroom, both companies have built gadgets for that specific location – the Amazon Echo Show 5 and Lenovo Smart Clock are headed to your b...
17:32, 07/09/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: An Alexa display with alarm clock smarts When Amazon introduced the second-gen Echo Show display last year, it was a huge upgrade over the original, with a built-in browser, better sound and more video options than before. Just months later, however, and Amazon has released a new model call......
20:16, 06/24/2019

We tested the Amazon Echo and the Google Home to see which smart speaker is best, and it was extremely close Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The A...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Google announces Nest Hub Max, consolidates smart home gadgets under the Nest brand Today at Google’s I/O 2019 keynote the company announced a new upgrade for some of its most important smart home products. Positioning its new products as a solution for a “helpful home,” the company revealed that it will be rebranding all of its smart home gear as Nest devices. To...
01:48, 05/08/2019

Deal: Buy an Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) and get an Echo Dot (3rd Gen) for free Amazon's Echo Show (2nd Gen) is clearly among the cheapest smart speakers available on the market, but that's because it comes with a large display that offers users some extra functionality. Besides the massive 10-inch HD screen, the second generation Echo Show features improved speakers and built-...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Google Nest Hub Max hands-on: A bigger, smarter display I was surprised by how much I liked last year's Google Home Hub. The 7-inch smart display won me over with its beautiful screen and adorable design. It was also popular with other reviewers, who praised its clever Assistant features, affordable......
00:32, 05/08/2019

Google’s Nest Hub is the perfect smart screen for my kitchen When Google was briefing a bunch of journalists including me about the Nest Hub at its India launch last week, it described how the smart screen could be useful in various parts of your home. But in my mind, it was clear where this would go – my kitchen. I often carry my phone to the kitchen: to lis...
15:16, 08/27/2019

Google Nest could rule the smart home, if it can get privacy right This week, Google rebranded its Home products as Nest, finally bringing the company's smart home products under one umbrella. Going forward, all of Google's connected home products will have the Nest brand, starting with the new Nest Hub Max. Even la......
21:32, 05/09/2019

Netflix support for Google Nest Hub and other smart displays coming soon Netflix will soon add support for Google Nest Hub and other smart displays. The information comes directly from Google, and although it's not yet official, we're expecting an announcement pretty soon.Despite the fact that Netflix is available on just about any platform that allows streaming, the Goo...
01:16, 06/06/2019

Google hints its smart speakers will be renamed 'Nest Home' Google made clear that it would apply the Nest name to all its smart home products, but just how would it rename classic products? You now have a better idea. As of this writing, a visit to the Connected Home Accessories section of the Google Store......
01:00, 06/22/2019

Google is reportedly working on a Nest Mini smart speaker that boasts big sound The (re)absorption of smart home device manufacturer Nest by Google in 2018 has resulted in the rebranding of Google's smart speakers, starting with the awkwardly named Google Nest Hub Max. But according to 9to5Google, the big brother to the Google Home Hub won't be the only smart dev...
03:48, 08/23/2019

Google's Nest Hub Max has a large screen, full stereo sound, and a 'smart' camera Even though Google acquired Nest Labs, a 2010-founded manufacturer of smart home products, way back in 2014, the search giant's first smart speaker saw daylight in 2016 under its own name. The "regular" Google Home was followed the next year by a diminutive Google Home Mini and gargantuan Google Hom...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Lenovo Smart Clock review: A small smart display that doesn’t display much Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Google, Amazon, Facebook, and the like want to convince you that you need a smart display. But as we've explored in previous reviews, most smart displays are luxury versions of their screen-less counterparts. Everything that you can do with an Amazon Echo or a...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Amazon unveils the $90 Echo Show 5 Amazon usually saves its big product reveals for the fall, but it's shaking things up this year. Today, it unveiled its latest take on the smart display, the Amazon Echo Show 5. That's right, I said 5, even though this is only the third iteration of......
18:32, 05/29/2019

Google rolls out a refreshed, more personal Smart Display interface Google introduced an updated Smart Display interface alongside the Nest Hub Max, and now you don't need that new hardware to see what the fuss is about. The 9to5Google team has discovered that Google is rolling out the refreshed interface to the Nest......
08:32, 05/19/2019

Amazon launches smaller Echo Show device for $90 Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched a smaller version of the company's Echo Show smart speaker, which is powered by its popular voice assistant Alexa....
17:32, 05/29/2019

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month for $89.Read More...
17:32, 05/29/2019

For 24 hours only, you can get a used Amazon Echo Show in 'good' condition at a crazy low $49.99 Smart speakers in general and smart speakers with touchscreens (aka smart displays) in particular are growing at an incredible pace around the world, eclipsing pretty much every other consumer tech market segment in terms of the pace at which sales have been surging for the last couple of years. As ...
12:00, 06/05/2019

Google kicks off Home and Nest sale, save big on smart home devices Google is making it easier for everyone to adorn their homes with connected devices, including smart speakers, smart displays, thermostats, and light bulbs, by discounting them even if just for a limited time. Starting today and through July 17, Google is running a sale on Home and Nest devices, all...
20:32, 06/27/2019

Deal: Lenovo's 8-inch smart display with Google Assistant gets a rare 60% discount Lenovo smartly decided to buy Motorola to have a foothold in the US market, but smartphones aren't the only products the Chinese company is selling in the country. The smart display market only at the beginning, but we already have a couple of major players, including Google and Facebook.If you're n...
06:16, 06/23/2019

Amazon's great deal on a Fire HD 8 bundle includes accessory that makes it a smart display Guess who has a deal on an Amazon Fire HD 8 bundle. If you guessed Amazon (via Android Police), you were right. The etailer's own 8-inch tablet is on sale for $79.98 in a bundle that includes a Show Mode, Charging Dock. This is an accessory that essentially turns the tablet into a smart display by i...
01:32, 06/14/2019

Lenovo Smart Display 7, Smart Tab M8, Yoga Smart Tab Launched at IFA 2019 The Lenovo Smart Display 7 goes on sale from October starting from EUR 129, the Smart Tab M8 goes on sale the same month starting from EUR 149, and finally, the Yoga Smart Tab goes on sale in......
23:32, 09/05/2019

Amazon's newest Echo Dot is trying to fend off the Google Home Mini with a 40 percent discount Amazon's domination of a booming smart speaker market the e-commerce giant single-handedly created just a few years ago is probably safe for the foreseeable future, but while the "regular" Google Home doesn't feel like a serious threat for the Echo, the Home Mini may have already surpassed the popul...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Google renames Home Hub to the Nest Hub and releases a 10-inch Nest Hub Max The Home Hub has been a hit for Google, eclipsed only by the Mini in its smart home hardware line. That’s for good reason, of course. The device is the ideal size and priced well, making it a minimally invasive device for a living room or kitchen. Among other things, it marked a great alternative t...
23:32, 05/07/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: early deals on the Echo and Echo Dot live now If you're looking to save money on some pre-Amazon Prime Day deals, then you've come to the right place. For a limited time, Amazon has the Echo Dot smart speaker on sale for $24.99. That's a 50% discount and only 0.99¢ more than the Black Friday price. Amazon also has the larger...
12:17, 07/06/2019

Amazon will be deeply discounting its Echo speakers and devices on Prime Day 2019 — here's every Echo deal you'll find Amazon Prime Day 2019 won't officially begin until July 15, but Amazon has already announced some of the deals it'll offer on its own devices. Starting on July 15, Amazon's family of Echo devices will be on sale. The Echo speaker will be $49.99 (originally $99.99). See the rest of the Echo deals be...
01:48, 07/14/2019

Best Buy is slashing the price of the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot by 50% for a limited time Guillermo Garszon/Business Insider The Amazon Echo and Echo Dot are among the best smart speakers you can buy, thanks to Alexa's many skills. For a limited time, the Echo Dot and Echo are 50% off at Best Buy. We typically don't see such deep discounts on Echo speakers except on Prime Day and Cyber ...
13:16, 08/06/2019

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Echo Dot: which Alexa speaker is best for you? When you’re thinking of buying a smart speaker, choosing the right model can be really tricky; even if you’ve settled on a brand, the best smart speaker brands often have a number of different models for every occasion. If you’ve discounted the Apple HomePod, and don’...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Lenovo Smart Tab P10 scores 49 percent discount with tablet and smart display functionality In a market comfortably dominated by Apple, it seems like we rarely talk about Android tablets nowadays outside the context of massive discounts routinely offered by companies like Amazon or the occasional semi-interesting Samsung release. But Huawei and Lenovo also make relatively popular slates ba...
10:48, 05/13/2019

CHEAP: Show your smart house who’s boss with a Google Home Hub for only $79 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! If there’s one downside to using smart speakers, it’s the lack of a screen. As useful as it is to vocally give commands to something, humans are innately visual creatures, and there’s a lot of information we proc...
12:16, 07/01/2019

Amazon Echo vs Echo Plus: which Alexa speaker is the one for you? So you’ve decided that you want a smart speaker. You’ve ruled out the Apple HomePod and its sometimes-sketchy Siri voice companion, and have decided Google already knows enough about you before inviting a Google Home Hub into your castle. That pretty much leaves you with Amazon&#x...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work better? Here's where virtual assistants came from and where they go wrong....
01:00, 06/05/2019

The end of Works With Nest could be trouble for smart homes Google's integration of the Nest brand may have some downsides for smart home enthusiasts. The company has revealed that it's phasing out its Works With Nest program in the summer in favor of a Works With Google Assistant framework. The new program......
00:32, 05/08/2019

Echo Show camera can identify items thanks to Alexa’s Show and Tell Alexa's new Show and Tell feature, which was designed with low vision and blind users in mind, identifies items placed in front of the Echo Show's camera.Read More...
18:48, 09/23/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the standalone Nest, which it acquired in 2014. In its...
13:32, 05/13/2019

New Amazon Echo gear on the way? Amazon teases big Seattle launch event At this rate, you’re going to need to build an extension on your house to accommodate all the Amazon Echo speakers out there: Amazon has just announced that it’s going to be hosting a large launch event in Seattle at the end of this month, September 25.In what’s now becoming an ...
17:48, 09/12/2019

Amazon Echo in your wishlist? Amazon's dropping prices before Black Friday Amazon has slashed the price of its Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Plus (first generation), and Amazon Echo Dot speakers – all of which are 'Certified Refurbed' by the tech giant. That means these deals are for Amazon Echo speakers that have been pre-owned and then "refurbished and t...
18:48, 09/17/2019

Lenovo announces Yoga Smart Tab and Smart Tab M8 Android tablets with Google Assistant The company envisions the 10.1-inch Yoga with distinctive kickstand and the 8-inch M8 with Smart Charging Station as smart home tools as much as entertainment devices....
12:32, 09/07/2019

My smart TV wasn’t actually smart until I got DISH’s new Google remote Like most of you, I have several internet-connected “smart TVs” in my home, but I don’t use any of the smart features available on them. Does anyone? Streaming devices like the ones available from Roku, Amazon, and Apple all have much better interfaces and far more available apps t...
21:32, 08/14/2019

TCL P8, P8S, P8E Series Smart AI TVs with 4K Display Launched in India TCL has new line-up of 4K AI smart TVs in India that falls under the P8, P8S, and P8E series, all of which run on Android Pie and feature Google Assistant integration....
05:00, 08/04/2019

Google’s new Nest Hub Max is out today Google’s newest smart home gadget, which launches in the US today, is a multi-function marvel, offering users dozens of ways to entertain themselves, stay connected, be productive, keep up with family, and much more. The Nest Hub Max is a Google Assistant Smart display that comes in both chalk...
05:32, 09/10/2019

Is Google’s Nest Hub worth your $129? Last October's release of the Nest Hub (neé Home Hub) wasn't Google's first foray into smart displays -- the company had already released the Home, Home Max and the Home Mini. They were all solid, if not outstanding, hits with reviewers. The N......
18:48, 07/25/2019

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
20:16, 08/08/2019

Google's Nest Hub Max will arrive on September 9th Google finally has a launch date for the Nest Hub Max more specific than "the summer." In the wake of 9to5Google and Droid Life discovering a (since-pulled) store listing, Google has confirmed to CNET that the smart display will be available on Septe......
21:16, 07/24/2019

Google isn’t killing off Nest integrations just yet Google predictably strirred up a hornet’s nest when it announced at its annual developers conference that it would be shutting down the Works with Nest (WWN) program on August 31, 2019. This would have led to all existing Nest integrations not working beyond that date, in addition to forcing existin...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Google's Nest Hello Doorbell can now keep an eye on your packages Google is rolling out an update to its Nest Hello Smart Doorbell camera that will allow them to detect when a package is delivered. The feature will begin rolling out today, but only in the US and only to folks who have a Nest Aware subscription. According to Google, the update to the smart cam...
19:16, 08/27/2019

Facebook's $149 Portal TV turns your television into a giant smart display Last year, Facebook made its first foray into hardware with the Portal and Portal+ smart displays, which featured an AI-powered camera that could track your movements. Facebook's sketchy reputation on privacy dampened their reception, however, as did......
20:01, 09/18/2019

Nest, the company, died at Google I/O 2019 (credit: Ron Amadeo / Nest) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Don't be distracted by the shiny new "Nest" smart display that was just announced: Nest died at Google I/O 2019. "Google Nest" is the new reality now, where Nest is no longer a standalone company, but instead is a sub-brand (not even a division) of...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Google's Nest doorbell knows when your packages arrive It can be nerve-wracking if you're waiting for a package to reach home -- just because you received a "delivered" alert doesn't mean it'll be where you wanted it, or that it'll still be there when you get to your door. Google may ease your worries af......
17:48, 08/27/2019

The Google Pixel 3 is $350 off at Best Buy — and you'll get a free Nest Hub if you order one Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Google's Pixel 3 is an excellent, affordable smartphone with one of the best cameras on the market. For a limited time, you can get an unlocked Pixel 3 from Best Buy for just $449.99 — $350 off its original price. You'll also get a free Google Nest Hub (normal...
09:00, 09/20/2019

Here's What You Should Know About the Upcoming Nest/Google Account Migration At Google I/O 2019, Google announced it was renaming the Google Home Hub smart display to be the Google Nest Hub while also combining the two brands into a presumably more harmonious single entity. Now Google wants Nest users to better understand what’s happening.Read more......
04:32, 05/17/2019

Google promises it won't cut off Works With Nest prematurely Google angered more than a few smart home enthusiasts when it announced that it was shutting down Works With Nest, but it at least has some news to reassure fans of the Nest ecosystem. The company has shared an updated plan that explains what happen......
19:32, 05/16/2019

Google’s supersized Nest Hub Max lands September 9 (maybe) Google’s Nest Hub (formerly the Google Home Hub) is an impressive piece little smart display except for that one tidbit – it might be too little.  It’s intuitive to use, and it’s ambient light adaptation works remarkably well, but the small size somewhat limits its primary function as a photo frame....
02:48, 07/24/2019

Ecobee smart thermostat with glass display pops up on Lowe's website Ecobee is reportedly working on a new SmartThermostat and SmartSensors. The items haven't been announced yet, but they're listed on the Lowe's website. The specific product pages have been removed, but Zatz Not Funny managed to spot the details befor......
19:32, 05/30/2019

Amazon Echo Dot Review (3rd Generation) Review indexDesign | Functionality | Alexa App | Connectivity | Sound Quality | ConclusionAmazon’s Echo Dot, believe it or not, is in its third generation. It’s been a whirlwind few years for Amazon and its smart devices, as well as for its smart assistant. With the proliferation of Alexa in ......
15:32, 05/02/2019

Google’s Nest Hello doorbell can now notify you when a package is dropped off Not being home in time for a package delivery is one of those headaches that can range from a minor annoyance all the way up to a serious inconvenience (if a thief happens to grab the package — say, an Amazon delivery — off of your porch before you do). Sure, you can schedule a pick-up t...
03:48, 08/28/2019

Google scraps smartwatch apps for Nest thermostats Google has shut down its Nest thermostat apps for smartwatches, claiming not enough people were using them.The apps for Google Wear OS and Apple Watch let you adjust the target temperature with a tap of your wrist, see notifications, and set home/away modes so your home would be nice and cozy when y...
13:16, 07/11/2019

Google's Nest Hub Max is bigger, pricier and you can make calls Revamped video display device has larger screen, a camera, more expensive $229 price. Video and photos look beautiful, but Assistant sometimes dumb.       ...
13:00, 09/18/2019

Google's next Nest Mini speaker could be wall-mountable Google's Home Mini may receive a sizeable upgrade when its Nest-branded sequel arrives. Sources for 9to5Google claim an upcoming Nest Mini will represent a "substantial" improvement. For one, it wouldn't be confined to desks and tables -- it would......
03:48, 08/22/2019

Google ditches Nest.com in favor of its online store Google hasn't been shy about phasing out what's left of Nest as an independent entity, and that now includes Nest's website. Droid-Life has noticed that Google has largely gutted Nest.com -- now, it just asks you to visit the Google Store if you're......
18:00, 06/19/2019

Don't Migrate Your Nest Account to Google if You Love IFTTT Earlier this year, Google announced that its line of Nest smart home devices would be folded into its “helpful home” initiative. A side effect of this move is IFTTT fans would no longer be able to build triggers and automations using their Nest devices, starting on August 31, 2019....
02:48, 08/21/2019

Prime Day extended: big discounts still available on the Amazon Echo Dot Update: Amazon US has just changed up the offer on the Echo Dot. A single Dot now costs the usual $49.99 (boo!). However, a new promotion has just started where you can get two Echo dots for the price of one. Use the discount code DOT2PACK at checkout and you'll see the discount come though. UK...
03:16, 07/20/2019

Amazon device deal: buy one Echo Dot and get another for free If you missed out on Amazon device deals during Prime Day, then you're in luck. Right now Amazon is offering two Echo Dots for the price of one when you apply the coupon code DOT2PACK at checkout. The best-selling Echo Dot currently retails for $49.99, so with this deal, you're saving 50% ...
20:16, 07/30/2019

Amazon's newest Echo is down to an incredible low price Amazon just released the Echo Show 5 a few months ago to rave reviews, yet they're already discounting it to an amazing low price.       ...
22:32, 09/17/2019

Amazon is reportedly working on a better-sounding Echo Despite an influx of new models last year, Amazon's Echo probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of high fidelity. The company wants to change that by introducing a higher-quality version of the Echo to better compete with th......
15:32, 07/12/2019

Google Nest Hub Max review: Bringing facial recognition into our homes Google's Nest Hub Max smart display is now available, and combines facial recognition with Google Assistant so algorithms serve users personalized results.Read More...
01:32, 09/10/2019

Google Nest Hub Max release date, price, features and news If the Google Nest Hub (formerly called the Google Home Hub) was a bit too small for your liking, Google has something new that will be right up your alley – it's the new Nest Hub Max with a 10-inch HD screen and Google Assistant.Not only does it have a larger, higher-resolution screen, ...
00:32, 05/08/2019

Deal: Google Nest Hub is on sale for the lowest price we've seen to date The Nest Hub, Google's smart display typically sells for $130, but many US retailers offer one for just $100. It can go below that amount when it's on sale, but it never got to the point that you could purchase one for less than half price.For reasons unknown, there are a plethora of great deals on ...
20:32, 06/24/2019

Google renames Assistant home devices, debuts $229 Nest Hub Max Enlarge (credit: Google) At its annual developers conference, Google expanded its line of Assistant home devices and renamed the entire family. The new Nest Hub Max is the 10-inch version of the existing Google Home Hub with some added features, and now the entire Assistant device family will fall...
01:00, 05/08/2019

The death of “Works with Nest” begins now with Google account migrations Enlarge / Coming soon to a Nest near you: Your Google account. (credit: Google Nest) The smart home company Nest is currently in the middle of a rocky transition from standalone Alphabet company to a full-on merger with Google's hardware team, where it will exist as a Google sub-brand. The detail...
06:16, 08/21/2019

Google Nest Hub India Launch Tipped to Be Soon, Price Leaked Google Nest Hub, previously known as Google Home Hub, was unveiled globally as Google's first smart display last year. It is currently available in the US at $129 (roughly Rs. 9,200)....
19:48, 08/12/2019

With Nest Hub Max, Google Added a Camera and Ruined the Best Thing About the Home Hub Over the past two years, Google’s made a lot of strides when it comes to smart home tech—to the point where the Google Home Hub is our smart display of choice. At this year’s I/O developer conference, it seems like Google’s doubling down with the Nest Hub Max.Read more......
22:48, 05/07/2019

Google Claims It's Fixing Issue That Let Used Nest Cam Sellers Spy on New Owners It’s probably a bad idea to buy used connected devices because it can be difficult to determine who could still be connected to that device.Read more......
18:16, 06/20/2019

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. (Previously: The 2000s)...
15:48, 06/28/2019

Amazon Echo link could be turning UK parents off the name Alexa The number of parents in Britain calling their baby girls Alexa dropped by more than half last year, statistics showed on Thursday, possibly due to the link with Amazon Echo voice-controlled gadgets....
03:48, 08/30/2019

Amazon Echo speakers now provide health advice from the NHS You can now ask your Amazon Echo device for health advice and Alexa will give you an answer based on information from NHS Choices, which the Department for Health in England hopes will reduce strain on NHS services.Previously, Alexa had pulled information from various popular sources when asked a qu...
15:16, 07/10/2019

Amazon Prime Student Members: Get 40% Off an Echo Device Right Now If you’re an Amazon Prime Student member, Amazon is running a pretty solid Back to School deal right now on Echo devices that allows you to get 40% off a device for your dorm room....
20:16, 08/21/2019

Will the Amazon Echo Prime Day deals be better than today's sale? Those super cheap Amazon Prime Day deals aren't too far away now, just under a month if reports are to be believed. The big sales event is usually the best time of year to buy an Amazon device too.The thing is, Amazon has been discounting its Echo smart speakers, Kindle e-readers and Fire TV St...
15:16, 06/17/2019

Amazon's updated Echo Dot for kids is louder and more colorful Last year, Amazon unveiled a child-friendly version of its affordable Echo Dot, which came in bright primary colors, offered age-appropriate content and parental controls. Today, the company is announcing a brand new version of the Echo Dot Kids Edit......
20:48, 06/12/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixels, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub        ...
21:16, 05/07/2019

Deal: Google Nest Hub limited time offer slashes price by 50% The first smart speakers have evolved in just a few years into what we're calling today “smart displays.” Unlike the regular units, these come with a display, which further improves functionality by adding new features that smart speakers lack due to he missing hardware. One of the first smart displ...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Google's Nest Mini with wall mount and audio port hits the FCC It looks like those reports that Google's Nest-branded Home Mini successor will feature a wall mount and auxiliary audio jack are accurate. A new FCC filing, first spotted by 9 to 5 Google, seemingly confirms everything we've heard about the Nest Min......
18:32, 09/11/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixel 3a, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub        ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Thermapen Mk4, Original Echo Show, Acer Gear, and More A discounted ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk4, the 1st Generation Echo Show, and an Acer Gear Gold Box lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
19:00, 06/27/2019

The Echo Dot is 99p when you pay for just one month of Amazon Music Unlimited's family plan Amazon Music Unlimited is the mega-retailer's version of Spotify. And if you sign up and pay for just one month of the service, you can get yourself a nifty Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker for just 99p instead of the usual £49.99. There's never been a better Alexa deal on the market.So ...
22:16, 05/17/2019

The best cheap Amazon Echo prices, deals and sales in May 2019 The Alexa voice assistant has become synonymous with voice-controlled smart speakers around the world in just a few short years. If you want to find out why, then take a look at our roundup of the best Amazon Echo prices. If there are any Amazon Echo sales or deal promos from your favorite reta...
15:32, 05/01/2019

CHEAP: Summon the BASS GOD with $100 off this 3-piece Amazon Echo subwoofer set-up Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Having an Alexa-powered speaker in your home is cool. But you know what’s cooler? A super system of Echo speakers with a sub-woofer. Right now, you can get a bundle of two 2nd-gen Echo speakers and an Echo Sub fo...
19:16, 06/26/2019

Amazon's Echo Dot and Ring Video Doorbell Pro bundle is on sale for $25 off Amazon The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is one of the best smart doorbells you can buy, thanks to its great camera and smart integration with Amazon's Alexa. For a limited time, you can get a $25 discount on a bundle that comes with the Ring Video Doorbell Pro and an Amazon Echo Dot. Amazon Prime Day 20...
11:32, 07/10/2019

Amazon said to be launch new Echo speaker with premium sound next year Amazon is reportedly looking to offer an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like the Sonos line of device of Apple’s HomePod, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The speaker should be released sometime next year, according to the sources cited in the report, and will...
15:48, 07/12/2019

This 56% Echo Dot price drop is still the Amazon Prime Day deal to beat Amazon Prime Day has been rolling for a while now, and we're seeing all manner of deals come out - but this one for the Echo Dot still remains one of the best.This is the lowest price we've ever seen for the Echo Dot (3rd generation), and for more than 50% less you can grab this attractive...
04:16, 07/16/2019

Macy's will let you save a whopping $60 with the purchase of two Amazon Echo Dot units Amazon's third-generation Echo Dot is not typically very pricey, fetching $49.99 with essentially the same smart features in tow as the "standard" $100 second-gen Echo. But for a limited time, Amazon's diminutive smart speaker can be purchased at a massive 40 percent discount. Even better, new Amazo...
14:48, 06/07/2019

CHEAP: Snapping up an Amazon Echo for kids at $35 (50% off) is child’s play While kids are surrounded by technology today, it’s not wise to introduce them to every single gadget out there. But you can start their gizmo journey by putting an Echo Dot Kids Edition in their bedroom for just $35 – down from $70. This Amazon smart speaker is configured to restrict the content to...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with the product tell Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman that...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo rival that tracks your health The cable giant everyone loves to hate is reportedly planning to expand into a hardware category dominated by Amazon and Google, with a device along those lines coming as soon as next year. Comcast has been working for more than a year now on a healthcare-focused device described as similar to the A...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK You can now ask your Alexa smart speaker to call your mobile contacts in the UK, giving you a hands-free way of staying in touch.By assigning your mobile number to your Amazon account, and giving it access to your contacts book, you'll be able to ask "Alexa, call mum" and have your smart speake...
09:48, 06/12/2019

The Amazon Music 'catch' on this 99p Echo Dot deal is pretty tempting too For sure there's more to this deal than simply being able to buy an Amazon Echo Dot for 99p instead of the usual £49.99 and we're here to cut straight to it, so you know if it's right for you. This is a UK-only offer, but we've included a deal our US readers might like towar...
16:48, 05/11/2019

You can get a free Amazon Echo with BT's fastest fibre broadband deals Want fast fibre speeds? A high-value pre-paid Mastercard? A free Amazon Echo? BT's got it all and more with its current crop of fibre broadband deals.These tantalising freebies come with BT's fibre broadband packages - BT Superfast fibre 1 and Superfast fibre 2. Go for the more affordable ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

US Senators call for FTC probe of Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition Several US senators are asking Amazon for more information about its Echo Dot Kids Edition, which advocacy groups claim violates kids' digital privacy....
00:00, 05/11/2019

FTC complaint: Amazon Echo Dot Kids illegally records conversations The Echo Dot Kids Edition can remember addresses and social security numbers and there's no way for parent to easily delete that information from the device, consumer advocacy groups argue....
17:48, 05/09/2019

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo packs more audio components into a wider frame than...
23:32, 07/12/2019

Amazon Accused of Using Echo Dot Kids to Illegally Collect Data on Children A coalition of 19 consumer and privacy groups plans to file a complaint Thursday alleging that Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition is illegally collecting data....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering customers and assuring them that their data isn’t ...
09:16, 05/30/2019

Amazon’s Echo for kids accused of saving information — even when asked to forget Privacy advocates in the U.S. said the kids' version of Amazon's Alexa won't forget what children tell it — even after parents try to delete the conversations....
00:32, 05/10/2019

Amazon Prime Day deal: get a free Echo Dot and save on the Ring Doorbell Pro Amazon's 48-hour sale is less than a week away, and the tech giant is releasing early Prime Day deals leading up to the big event. Right now, Prime members can get the Ring Video Doorbell Pro and a free Echo Dot on sale for just $169. That's the lowest price we've seen for the Ring Vi...
17:32, 07/09/2019

Amazon TV deal: save on the Toshiba Fire TV and receive a free Echo Dot Amazon's back to school sale includes discounts on popular devices that include Fire TV sticks, tablets, security cameras, smart speakers, and more. Amazon is also discounting the best-selling Toshiba 4K TV that has the Fire TV experience built-in. This limited-time offer also includes a free E...
00:48, 08/23/2019

Free Amazon Echo - Vodafone's cheap fibre broadband deals just got even better Like Roger Federer at Wimbledon, sometimes the greatest things just get better and better. The equivalent in the world of broadband deals is the fibre offering from Vodafone.Earlier in the week it got cheaper, with a pound a month coming off Vodafone's most affordable plan to a barely believabl...
21:00, 07/14/2019

New Amazon Prime Student members can get the latest Echo Dot at a shockingly low price Based on the latest reports, it doesn't look like Amazon's dominant position in the global smart speaker market is in any real danger for the foreseeable future. But you can never be too careful when trying to fend off a tech giant like Google, which has been routinely offering its entry-level model...
09:00, 05/23/2019

FTC complaint alleges Amazon's Echo Dot Kids violates child privacy law A month after we found out Amazon employees might listen to your Alexa conversations, Amazon is facing more privacy concerns. This time, they have to do with how the company stores data collected by its Echo Dot Kids. Today, a coalition of privacy an......
21:32, 05/09/2019

Amazon unveils all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition, and it's already on sale at a nice discount Smart speakers are incredibly popular around the world these days, and as much as Amazon, Google, and Apple would like the premium Echo Show, Home Max, and HomePod to be the ones selling like hotcakes, the staggering growth of this fledgling market is primarily driven by the entry-level, ultra-affor...
17:16, 06/12/2019

Google Nest Hub Mini: here's everything we know about the Google Home Mini 2 Google is reportedly working on a new bite-sized smart speaker, called the Google Nest Mini, in what could be the next generation of the Google Home Mini. According to 9to5Google, the Google Nest Mini will come with better sound than its predecessor, as well as a built-in wall mount.If the rumo...
19:16, 08/27/2019

Amazon is holding a massive Mother's Day sale on a bunch of popular Echo devices Despite holding on to a seemingly comfortable dominant position in the global smart speaker market, Amazon must be feeling Google's pressure, once again discounting a bunch of its popular Echo devices after organizing a spring sale not that long ago. While this fresh batch of deals is advertised as ...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Broadband deal of the week: free Amazon Echo Dot with Vodafone's fastest fibre Update: Originally, this broadband deal from Vodafone came with an Amazon Echo Plus. Vodafone has now changed the freebie you'll get to an Amazon Echo Dot. At present, this offer is due to run until September 10.We have to say, this broadband deal has us somewhat stumped. Vodafone has taken bot...
13:32, 08/19/2019

Amazon Echo devices are assembled by teenagers forced to work overtime hours In a scathing report that shouldn’t shock anyone, a new expose from China Labor Watch reveals that a Foxconn-owned factory has been employing upwards of 1,500 teenagers (aged 16-18) as interns. Their task? Making speakers for Amazon. While there’s nothing necessarily wrong with a teenage...
03:32, 08/10/2019

Harman Kardon's top-notch Echo and Google Home rival is on sale for only $40 ($160 off list) If you're in the market for a trendy smart speaker that won't break the bank or deliver mediocre audio performance, you may want to hurry and take advantage of the latest killer eBay deal on the Harman Kardon Invoke. This bad boy is nowhere near as popular as the Amazon Echo or Google Home lineups, ...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Teen Students Forced to Work Overtime Building Amazon Echo Devices In China In July, a 17-year-old high school student in China was sticking protective film over 3,000 Amazon Echo dots a day at the Foxconn factory in Hengyang. She was working ten hours a day and six days a week. And she was among more than 1,000 students employed by the factory to work overtime on Amazon’s ...
01:00, 08/10/2019

Amazon is releasing a high-end Echo speaker in 2020 and working on home robots, report Amazon is reportedly working on a new Echo speaker with improved sound quality, competing with Apple's HomePod and premium Sonos speakers.       ...
22:00, 07/12/2019

Amazon is spoiling dads with awesome deals on Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echo devices If you didn't find what you were looking for on Amazon's roster of Fire, Kindle, and Echo devices discounted earlier this week in refurbished condition or you simply didn't feel comfortable buying a refurb, now's your chance to save quite a bit of money on some of the e-commerce giant's most popular...
00:00, 06/10/2019

Free Amazon Echo and cheap bills make Vodafone's fibre broadband deals an easy choice Vodafone has been playing an impressive game with its fibre broadband deals lately, taking what was already one of our favourite options on the market and throwing in a free smart speaker, creating some sheer unbeatable value.Earlier this month, we saw Vodafone cut the costs of its packages, droppin...
13:32, 07/25/2019

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for voice-activated speaker. You can also find deals on ...
22:16, 06/06/2019

Oppo and Xiaomi show off their under-display selfie cameras (updated) We've seen phone makers coming up with creative ways to avoid the front-camera notch, with the pop-up camera being an increasingly common option amongst Chinese phones, along with the flip-up camera on the more recent ASUS ZenFone 6. Vivo and Nubia e......
10:48, 06/03/2019

How to use Google Chromecast from your iPad to stream media to a TV or display Shutterstock You can Chromecast from an iPad to turn any TV with a HDMI port into a smart TV that can stream all your favorite content. The Chromecast setup only takes a few minutes from an iPad, but you will need to have the Google Home app and a Google account to do so. Once your Chromecast is ...
22:16, 08/21/2019

Google Pixel 4 could include new feature that dramatically improves display When it comes to flagship smartphones, displays are often regarded as one of the most important features. Nowadays, most manufacturers opt for OLED panels that can display vibrant colors and deep blacks. But from the look of things, Google wants to take things a step further this year with a new fea...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Google Pixel 4 will reportedly jump on the 90Hz display bandwagon OnLeaks' Pixel 4 XL render. The notch is gone, and so is the bottom front speaker. [credit: @OnLeaks x Pricebaba ] The Pixel 4 rumor season never stops, even if Samsung is having a major sm...
21:48, 08/08/2019

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
14:16, 07/09/2019

Leaked Galaxy Note 10 Pro renders show massive display, loads of cameras Just 24 hours after the first CAD-based renders of the Galaxy Note 10 leaked out, tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer is back with new renders of the Galaxy Note 10 Pro that showcase what is almost certainly the flagship’s final design.Symmetrical bezels up front, four cameras on the rearAs you'd ......
11:00, 06/07/2019

Leaked Galaxy Note 10 Pro renders show massive display, quad camera Just 24 hours after the first CAD-based renders of the Galaxy Note 10 leaked out, tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer is back with new renders of the Galaxy Note 10 Pro that showcase what is almost certainly the flagship’s final design.Symmetrical bezels up front, four cameras on the rearAs you'd expect, th...
14:48, 06/07/2019

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Business Insider Intelligence research through your co...
10:16, 07/08/2019

Google’s Pixel 4 is reportedly getting a 90Hz display and a ‘DSLR-like’ camera attachment Pretty much all of the Pixel 3’s hardware specs were leaked well before its launch last year. Google tried to get ahead of the story for its next phone by posting photos of the upcoming Pixel 4 in June, far ahead of its official unveiling. But alas, it couldn’t prevent the handset’s specs from leaki...
10:16, 08/08/2019

Leaked Huawei Mate 30 Pro images show front display, face recognition tech Unofficial shots of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro have leaked out on Chinese social media site Weibo, giving us one of our clearest looks yet at what Huawei's next flagship phone could have in store.The images, reposted at Tme.net, show a large, curved front display and what seems to be some ...
21:00, 07/14/2019

These $600 smart glasses backed by Amazon and Intel are the best yet, but still don't do enough Focals are the best smart glasses to hit the market. They're from a company called North, which got backing from Amazon, Intel and others. CNBC's Adam Isaak tried them out....
20:16, 04/28/2019

Google Assistant can now control GE’s smart microwaves GE's lineup of connected microwaves can now be controlled by the Google Assistant. Owners can use voice commands to set their microwave and perform basic functions like starting, pausing, stopping or adding time. The microwaves also have a "scan-to-c......
20:48, 05/29/2019

Google's Smart Compose Is Shitty And Definitely Evil Not satisfied with foisting predictive text and Smart Replies upon an unsuspecting public, Google rolled out a new Smart Compose feature for mobile Gmail two months ago that, like your significant other interrupting you, storms right ahead and puts words in your mouth. Like so:Read more......
23:16, 06/13/2019

Huawei and Google scrapped their smart speaker due to US ban Before the Trump administration declared a 'national emergency' effectively banning Huawei, Google and Huawei were reportedly months away from launching a Huawei-branded smart speaker. The companies allegedly planned to reveal the speaker at a trade......
02:16, 07/30/2019

Google getting out of the tablet game was inevitable (and smart) Yesterday afternoon, Google's hardware division made an unusually forthcoming announcement: the company will no longer build its own tablets. Instead, it will focus all its efforts on laptops. Given that Google released the Pixel Slate (its first Chr......
21:32, 06/21/2019

Google will let you play simple games on smart displays Starting today, developers will be able to create games for Google's smart displays. Google is opening up access to a Google Assistant-based framework called Interactive Canvas, which will allow them to build full-screen apps (or Actions) on smart di......
04:48, 05/08/2019

Focals smart glasses put Google Fit data on your face North's Focals smart glasses can put important data in your eyeline from the gym to the board room. The glasses can sync with Google Fit and Google Slides as a part of recent software updates announced by the company....
09:16, 05/23/2019

Google’s AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker SAN FRANCISCO — When Google launched its now distinctive digital assistant in 2016, it was already in danger of being an also-ran. At the time, Amazon had been selling its Echo smart speaker, powered by its Alexa voice assistant, for more than a year. Apple’s Siri was already five years old and fami...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Google is rolling out a more personalized interface for its smart displays If you've got yourself a Google Nest Hub, a Lenovo Smart Display, or anything else running Google's own Smart Display UI, you should see some visual changes and tweaks in the near future.Google just pushed out an update for the interface that makes more use of the ambient display that&apos...
19:16, 05/19/2019

Deal: Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro is half off on Amazon There's no doubt that $150 for a tablet keyboard is a tough pill to swallow even for an Apple product. Of course, there are some cheaper alternatives available on the market, but they can't be compared with Apple's keyboard.The Apple Smart Keyboard is a great accessory if you're typing a lot on your...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Sanyo Launches Nebula Series Smart TVs on Amazon, Starting Rs. 12,999 Sanyo, the Japanese consumer electronics brand, in association with Amazon India, has launched two variants of Smart LED TVs under its Nebula series....
16:48, 06/14/2019

U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devices violate a privacy law that protects children....
03:16, 05/10/2019

Amazon Prime Day: the best-selling smart home items from last year While we prepare for Amazon Prime Day 2019 (which starts on July 15), we're taking a look at last year's most popular smart home deals and what we can expect for this year's 48-hour event. Smart home products are always a popular category during the July sale with massive price cuts ...
20:48, 07/03/2019

Roku targets UK as smart TV platform duel with Amazon hots up Streaming company Roku, whose software runs one in three smart TVs in the United States, is turning to the British market as competition with Silicon Valley giant Amazon goes international....
11:32, 09/07/2019

Amazon wants smart home device setup to be a ‘zero-touch’ experience In an interview with VentureBeat, Amazon's Nathan Smith describes Alexa features that make setting up and using smart home devices easier than before.Read More...
18:32, 07/05/2019

Google Assistant just got smart enough to track the New York City subway Google Assistant and Google Pay are making navigating New York City a little easier this month thanks to new subway and bus integrations with the city's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).Starting today, millions of NYC residents and tourists can ask Google Assistant when the next subw...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Sonos to bring Google Assistant to its smart speakers next week The neverending saga regarding Sonos connected speakers and Google Assistant is about to end next week if the American company keeps its most recent promise. After a few years of uncertainty, the situation is about to get out of limbo with Sonos finally delivering Google Assistant support to its hig...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Deal: Google's most expensive smart speaker, the Home Max is on sale for $145 off The Home Max is not only the most expensive Google smart speaker but also the largest in its class, hence the name. Originally launched on the market for $400, Google Home Max can be often bought for $300, but we're not yet convinced that Google has decided to permanently drop the smart speaker's pr...
06:00, 05/28/2019

LG's smart home app adds voice control through Google Assistant Many smart appliance makers' apps still require that you tap buttons to control your home, but not LG's. It's introducing Google Assistant-powered voice control to its ThinQ app (previously SmartThinQ) to steer all its connected appliances, whether......
22:48, 08/23/2019

Google's AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker Even as Google Assistant remains commercially overshadowed by Alexa, it keeps pushing the boundaries of what artificial intelligence can do every day.        ...
17:32, 05/07/2019

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Baidu takes second place from Google in the smart speaker market Google is no longer the world's second-biggest smart speaker maker. According to a new report published by market research firm Canalys, China's Baidu now holds that title. The company surged past Google thanks to a strong second-quarter in which it......
18:48, 08/26/2019

Google drops into third place for smart speaker shipments globally A Chinese tech giant has inserted itself into what’s largely been a two-man competition in the smart speaker category up to this point between Amazon and Google. Amazon’s place as the leading shipper with its line of Alexa-powered speakers remains unmatched. But a new report from trackin...
03:16, 08/27/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to its smart speakers and soundbars When Bose debuted its smart speakers and voice-controlled soundbars last year, the company promised support for other voice assistants besides Alexa was on the way. Today, it makes good on that promise. Bose says starting tomorrow in the US, an autom......
21:00, 05/21/2019

Deal: Google Home smart speaker is on sale for just $70 ($60 off) at Walmart One of the best-selling smart speakers in the US, the Google Home is now discounted at Walmart by almost half. Featuring Google Assistant, the smart speaker can be a powerful helper if you know what to ask it. It can even be paired with a Chromecast if you want to stream movies and shows, using only...
07:32, 07/03/2019

Bose brings Google Assistant to new and existing smart speakers Bose is bringing Google Assistant to its Home Speaker 500, Soundbar 500, and Soundbar 700 and announced the Home Speaker 300, which is due out this summer.Read More...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Google falls to third place in worldwide smart speaker market The global smart speaker market grew 55.4% in the second quarter to reach 26.1 million shipments, according to a new report from Canalys. Amazon continued to lead the race, accounting for 6.6 million units shipped in the quarter. Google, however, fell to the third spot as China’s Baidu surged ...
00:16, 08/27/2019

Amazon bets big on Alexa smart TVs with huge Fire TV Edition rollout Not content with being embedded into smartphones, tablets, web browsers and your home's smart speakers, Amazon is continuing its push into televisions with the announcement of a number of new Fire TV Edition sets destined for the UK, Germany and Austria.The retailer giant has launched more than...
07:00, 09/05/2019

The original Google Pixel XL can still be a smart purchase at a crazy low $200 price (brand-new) We're only a few hours away from the formal announcement of Google's first mid-range phones in several years, but if you're concerned the Pixel 3a and 3a XL might be priced a bit on the steep side... you're probably right. Of course, Android purists on tight budgets have other options too, including...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Best Buy and Walmart are discounting the entire lineup of Google Home smart speakers by up to $130 right now Google/YouTube The Google Home and Google Nest smart home products have the Google Assistant built in, so you can ask questions, make requests, and control smart home devices with your voice. There's a Google Home smart speaker or smart display for everyone — from the budget-friendly Google H...
17:32, 08/28/2019

Get a great deal on every Google Home smart speaker in the Walmart sale Usually, the day after Amazon Prime Day has up moping about the office, sad that all the super cheap deals have dried up. There's no time for that today though as the Walmart sale has taken the bargain baton from Amazon to give us one final day of deals.And we've been enjoying the latest b...
01:00, 07/18/2019

CHEAP: Pretend you live on a spaceship with this Google Smart Light Starter Kit for $35 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The future is pretty cool. We’ve got phones that can take incredible photos, access the entirety of human knowledge, and also be used as flashlights. But that’s not the best part of the future, that award goes to...
16:32, 06/15/2019

Deal: Grab a two-pack of Google Home Mini smart speakers for less than $60 One of the cheapest smart speakers available on the market, the Google Home Mini is now cheaper than ever. The only “problem” is that you'll have to buy two to benefit from the big discount offered by Walmart.Usually selling for $50, the Google Home Mini can be had for just $30, as long as you buy t...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Lenovo Smart Clock update gives Google Photos a new bedside home We loved the Lenovo Smart Clock when we first reviewed it in Spring of 2019, but couldn't help but feel that the smart display's screen was underused. A new and very welcome update rectifies that.Bringing the device more in line with the similarly Android-powered Google Home Hub, the Lenov...
15:48, 08/23/2019

Huawei planned to sell a Google Assistant smart speaker in the US before getting banned The consequences of the US ban of Huawei products have actually been more far-reaching than previously realized, according to a new report Monday that makes clear Huawei had been working with Google for more than a year on a smart speaker that would have been Huawei’s first to include the Goog...
18:16, 07/30/2019

Kate Middleton wears smart-casual outfit as she visits Chelsea Flower Show KATE Middleton looked very summery today. The Duchess of Cambridge sported smart-casual clothes at the Chelsea Flower Show – here are her outfit details....
05:16, 05/21/2019

Why Nest Accounts are Becoming Google Accounts and What You Can Do About It It’s official: If you’ve got a Nest account, you can now swap everything over to your Google account. But should you do it right away, if at all? And why is Google asking you to combine accounts anyway? Here’s everything you need to know if you’ve got Nest-branded smart home gear set up.Read more......
22:48, 08/23/2019

Amazon bets big on you wanting an Alexa smart TV with huge Fire TV Edition rollout Not content with being embedded into smartphones, tablets, web browsers and your home's smart speakers, Amazon is continuing its push into televisions with the announcement of a number of new Fire TV Edition sets destined for the UK, Germany and Austria.The retailer giant has launched more than...
22:00, 09/04/2019

'Irrelevant': report pours scorn over Google's ideas for Toronto smart city Independent panel criticises Sidewalk Labs over ‘frustratingly abstract’ proposals for new tech-oriented neighbourhoodA controversial smart city development in Canada has hit another roadblock after an oversight panel called key aspects of the proposal “irrelevant”, “unnecessary” and “frustratingly ...
00:32, 09/12/2019

Google unveils new $999 smart glasses for businesses, undercutting Microsoft's HoloLens on price Google announced Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 on Monday, a new set of smart glasses that's catered toward businesses and costs $999. Google has focused on business use cases after its first model failed among consumers....
22:32, 05/20/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to smart speakers and soundbars already supporting Alexa While Amazon and Google are battling for first place among the world's smart speaker vendors, the two tech giants remain open to hardware competition from the likes of Sonos and Bose as well, aiming to put their voice assistants on as many third-party devices as possible.Just a few days after Sonos ...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant finally kicks off pre-orders at the low price of $80 Google Assistant is truly everywhere nowadays, from your Android or iOS phone to the search giant's growing family of in-house smart speakers, as well as third-party audio products made by companies as diverse as Bang & Olufsen, Sonos, and Bose. One very intriguing Google Assistant device you may ha...
11:48, 05/22/2019

GOP senators demand answers from Google over the tech giant’s 'smart speaker relationship' with Huawei Republican Senators Marco Rubio, Josh Hawley and Tom Cotton have sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai seeking answers about the Silicon Valley heavyweight’s relationship with controversial Chinese tech giant Huawei....
02:16, 08/08/2019

Quayside, Toronto’s Google-linked smart city, draws opposition over privacy and costs As in New York, where fierce opposition to Amazon led the online retail giant to cancel plans to build a second headquarters in Long Island City, a local movement here is growing to send Sidewalk Labs packing....
14:32, 05/06/2019

OK Google, are you listening? Tech giant's smart speakers eavesdrop on private conversations, investigation finds Google's smart speakers allow contractors for the tech giant employees to listen to excerpts of private conversations, some which could include sensitive information, according to a new investigation from a Belgian public broadcaster....
23:48, 07/12/2019

Oppo’s under-display camera tech taps ‘highly transparent’ display material and AI algorithms Oppo's under-display camera technology, which the company says will debut in a consumer device in the near future, features a highly transparent display.Read More...
20:48, 06/26/2019

Apple releases the $5,000 Pro Display XDR, a 32-inch, 6K display available this fall Apple is finally back in the monitor game. Today, at WWDC 2019, the company took the wraps off the Pro Display XDR to go along with a new Mac Pro. This is the first Apple monitor since the company discontinued the Thunderbolt Display in 2016. The screen is covered with a new type of matte coating. ...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Apple unveils the Pro Display XDR, a display unlike anything else on the market Enlarge / Hellllooooo, Pro Display XDR. (credit: Apple) SAN JOSE, Calif.—Apple used its WWDC keynote presentation to announce its first new computer display product since the Apple Thunderbolt Display (which was introduced in 2011). It's called the Pro Display XDR, and it looks to be a display unl...
22:16, 06/03/2019

Amazon's Lord Of The Rings show casts its first elf or whatever According to Variety, we have our first little bit of casting news about Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings show, which has Game Of Thrones writer Bryan Cogman on board as a consultant and will be set in Middle Earth’s pre-Aragorn “Second Age.” Now we also know that it will feature Australian actor Markella...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Smart attack: tool lets smart speakers detect cardiac arrest (NBC News) Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new tool that can monitor and detect cardiac arrest. The algorithm lets a smart speaker – like Google Home or Amazon Alexa – or smartphone listen for the gasping sound of agonal breathing, which occurs about 50 percent of the ti...
21:32, 06/21/2019

Did Google just show us a Pixel 4 prototype at I/O 2019? Google’s I/O 2019 keynote brought us several major announcements from the company, most of which focused on exciting innovations on the software front. Google Assistant was one of the show’s highlights as Google found a way to reduce the size of the voice recognition software, and make it all happen...
19:16, 05/09/2019

Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you now usually won't get more than two top results f......
22:00, 06/07/2019

Google to show ads on homepage of mobile site, app Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its mobile website and smartphone app later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue....
18:48, 05/14/2019

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-Google to show ads on homepage of app Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Best Smart TV 2019: every smart TV platform ranked, rated and reviewed Smart TVs are so common now that using the word 'smart' almost seems unnecessary. It's rare you'll find a new TV that doesn't come with some form of smart capability - whether that's LG's WebOS, Samsung's Tizen or Google's Android TV that's used on S...
00:32, 05/09/2019

Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV show to be filmed in New Zealand Auckland beats Scotland to NZ$1.3bn contract for what is expected to be the most expensive TV series ever madeNew Zealand will reprise its starring role as Middle Earth with confirmation Amazon Studios will film its new Lord of the Rings television series on its shores.The country – where Sir Peter ...
14:01, 09/18/2019

Is Nicolas Winding Refn's Amazon show an indulgence too far? The Drive director’s 13-hour LA-set noir Too Old to Die Young has divided critics but the extended format has allowed him to create something undeniably strikingTelevision is a writer’s medium, while cinema is a director’s one. So goes the old maxim, and for years it was more or less true: episodic ...
12:00, 06/20/2019

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
01:32, 05/23/2019

Amazon's new Lord Of The Rings showrunners have never made a TV show before For something that the company is planning to drop just an absurd, dragons’ hoard-amount of cash on, Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings show has been a bit…rudderless of late. (Just like the barrels Bilbo used to smuggle the dwarves out of Mirkwood! Okay, we’ll stop.) Sure, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’s ...
20:48, 07/27/2019

Amazon tech show touts advances in robotics Amazon is hosting tech enthusiasts at its 're:MARS' expo this week in Las Vegas. The online retail giant looks to showcase efforts at innovation across several key tech sectors - including robotics and machine learning. (June 5)        ...
09:48, 06/06/2019

Can an open-source AI take on Amazon and Google? It's only been a few years since Amazon unveiled the Alexa-powered Echo, but since then, smart speakers have become a major consumer-electronics category. Key to its success is the notion of the always-on virtual assistant, which other companies like......
00:32, 08/10/2019

What's Really Going on With These Amazon and Google Gadget 'Experiments'? This glorious Monday comes with two interesting tidbits for gadget lovers. First off, Amazon reportedly hasn’t ruled out launching another smartphone despite the debacle of its first attempt, the Fire Phone. Second, a CNET interview with Google’s Pixel team lead Mario Queiroz reveals the company is ...
18:32, 05/13/2019

Google search results will show where song lyrics come from Google isn't sitting idly by while Genius accuses it of copying lyrics. As part of a larger defense of its lyrics search practices, the company has mentioned that it will "soon" attribute the third party providing song lyrics. This should "make it......
21:00, 06/18/2019

Google tweaks its search results to show you more variety More changes are afoot on the world's most well-known search engine: Google says it's taking steps to stop multiple listings from the same site showing up in results.The tweak is "designed to provide more site diversity in our results" Google says, with user feedback on the issue one of th...
01:16, 06/09/2019

Apple and Google show off their more inclusive emoji for 2019 The Unicode Consortium teased the next round of emoji additions for 2019, and now it's clear just what they'll look like when they reach your phone. Both Apple and Google are marking World Emoji Day (July 17th) by showing their adaptations of the doz......
02:48, 07/17/2019

Ed Smart, father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart, comes out as gay Elizabeth Smart's father, Ed Smart, came out as gay and announced his divorce in a since-deleted Facebook post.        ...
05:32, 08/17/2019

Amazon fires show world heading for point of no return, says UN Biodiversity chief calls for countries to unite to halt rapid degradation of natureThe fires in the Amazon are “extraordinarily concerning” for the planet’s natural life support systems, the head of the UN’s top biodiversity body has said in a call for countries, companies and consumers to build a n...
16:16, 08/30/2019

The Amazon Is In Flames. But Brazil's Past Can Show The Path Forward. Just over 16 years ago, on a sweltering day along the southeastern fringe of the Amazon forest, we sat down to catch our breath on a half-burnt log. Plumes of smoke on the horizon wafted to the sky,......
13:16, 08/23/2019

Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn Are Making the Cut on Amazon: Get the Scoop on Their New Show Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn are going from "make it work" on Project Runway to Making the Cut. Amazon revealed new details about the new fashion series coming to Prime Video after the......
16:16, 06/26/2019

Expanse fans, no need to worry—Amazon orders season 5 of its new sci-fi show It's back! The long-awaited fourth season of The Expanse returns on its new network, Amazon Prime. It will now apparently also air a future fifth season. May 2018 initially looked like an anxious month for fans of television's best sci-fi show in years, The Expanse. The ambitious SyFy series based...
21:16, 07/30/2019

Is Amazon's New Fantasy Show Good Enough to Be a Game of Thrones Replacement? In our Carnival Row review, we look at how season 1 of the Amazon Prime Video series - with Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne in the cast - tries to take on too much. Carnival Row release date is......
16:16, 08/30/2019

Review: Amazon's surreal animated 'Undone' is the best new show this fall "Undone," a psychedelic animated series from the "BoJack Horseman" producers, has heart, philosophy and humor in every episode. It's outstanding.        ...
20:32, 09/16/2019

Sandra Bullock is turning her college days into an Amazon show One of the good things about being famous is that everyone assumes your entire life has been interesting, which opens the door for obvious money-making schemes like book deals and biopics, but one relatively underutilized outlet for telling a celebrity’s very important and very unique life story is ...
01:48, 06/11/2019

Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' TV show can't contradict Tolkien's lore Amazon's upcoming Lord of the Rings show will stick closely to the canon and history established by Tolkien, a consultant working on the project has revealed....
14:48, 08/09/2019

How ‘private 5G’ could enable Google and Amazon to become telcos One of the technologies in the 5G wireless portfolio enables a transmitter to operate on unlicensed frequencies. Technically, that may mean you don’t need to own frequency to be a 5G carrier....
16:48, 06/25/2019

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight of A......
20:48, 06/02/2019

Google looks to take on Amazon by rebranding its Express storefront app Google Express allows both Android and iOS users to shop online from a large number of stores, and have that purchase shipped to them. First-time users get to take 20% (up to $20) off their bill using the checkout code MAYSAVE19. There have been some changes recently to Google Express. In January, W...
09:48, 05/05/2019

How to Use Parental Controls From Apple, Google and Amazon The settings sections of many common devices allow parents to do everything from block explicit content to set a fixed gadget bedtime—all without paying extra or ceding privacy to an outside service....
18:16, 09/17/2019

Amazon and Google continue to list gun accessories despite ban Sales listings for shotgun rounds, magazines and other firearm accessories are slipping through the cracks at Google and Amazon -- despite algorithms designed to catch the forbidden items. The Washington Post reported today that listings for such ite......
18:16, 08/08/2019

Google stats show how much a recovery number prevents phishing In case you haven't already set up a recovery phone number for your Google account, and enabled extra security features like multifactor authentication, the search giant is using hard data to explain why you should. Interestingly, studies (1)(2) rese......
08:32, 05/19/2019

ACCC wants Google to show Australians the EU search engine options If Google doesn't offer its Android-using consumers a choice of search engine within six months, the ACCC will ask the government to step in and demand it....
05:48, 07/26/2019

Amazon Prime to show 20 Premier League fixtures - and you can watch them all for free Prepare to set your time machine for early 1992, as top flight English football is about to return to your screens without costing you a penny – and no, we're not counting those grainy live streams you find on Reddit.Ok, so it will only be for 20 games in December and you'll need to...
19:48, 06/13/2019

Good Omens: Protesters demand Netflix cancel Amazon show More than 20,000 protesters who have taken offence at the new Amazon Prime series Good Omens have signed a petition demanding it be cancelled - but they addressed it to Netflix....
16:32, 06/21/2019

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction und...
23:16, 07/03/2019

The charts show Amazon's stock is bottoming, primed for a 20% gain, Jim Cramer says "The charts, as interpreted by Carolyn Boroden, suggest that Amazon has finally resumed its long-term rally" toward $2,115, the "Mad Money" host says....
04:16, 09/07/2019

Amazon’s working on a show that could be as epic as ‘Game of Thrones’ – here’s the first teaser trailer Now that the real Game of Thrones is over, everyone in the business is trying to come up with the next epic fantasy series to replace it. HBO has a Game of Thrones prequel in the works, but His Dark Materials could do the trick as well. Over on Netflix, there’s The Witcher, which premieres thi...
22:16, 07/29/2019

No phones please: Rihanna stages fashion show for exclusive Amazon release Luxury brands and retailers are increasingly collaborating with celebrities, including style bloggers and Instagram stars, to help design collections and jazz up their wares....
02:48, 09/11/2019

Richard Hammond Is Getting An Amazon Prime Show Where He Tries To 'Survive On A Desert Island' There are probably a few people in your life that you’d like to put on a deserted island, shipwrecked, where you bid them good luck with what little survival skills they may or may not have. Perhaps you’d even like to watch it all go down from the comfort of your own home, for vengeance reasons. Goo...
19:16, 08/26/2019

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in U.S. against French digital tax Alphabet Inc's Google unit, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the French government's digital services tax....
00:32, 08/14/2019

Pick Up the Google Pixel 3a XL for $479 from Amazon and Get a $100 Gift Card, Right Now Debating whether or not to pick up a Pixel 3a XL? Amazon’s making the choice a little easier by adding a $100 gift card. Gizmodo says that with the Pixel 3a, “Google made the best value phone on the market.”...
23:32, 05/17/2019

No, it’s not just you: Half of the internet is down, including Google, Amazon, and Reddit What better way to start off the week than by not being able to use virtually any online service or access half of the internet’s most popular sites? That seems to be the case, as DownDetector (and many tweets) suggest that Google, Amazon, Reddit, and Spectrum — just to name a few &mdash...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Intel takes on Google and Amazon with 2 new AI-focused chips Intel has unveiled two new processors as part of its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) lineup with an aim to accelerate training and inferences drawn from artificial intelligence (AI) models. Dubbed Spring Crest and Spring Hill, the company showcased the AI-focused chips for the first time on T...
10:16, 08/21/2019

Google and Amazon bring the YouTube app back to Fire TV Months after Amazon and Google ended their fight over streaming video, the official YouTube app is once again available on Fire TV devices. As of today, some Fire TV devices (multiple Fire TV Stick variants and the Fire TV Cube) and TV sets (from Ele......
16:32, 07/09/2019

‘Over The Rainbow’ composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “I’ve Got the World On a String,” is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. His son told BBC News that he found more than 6,000 unauthorized copies of his songs on Google, Apple and ...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Google, Facebook, Amazon to Testify in US Against French Digital Tax Google, Facebook, and Amazon.com are among the companies that will testify Monday at a US government hearing on the French government's digital services tax....
22:00, 08/14/2019

Google tweaks algorithm to show less porn when searching for ‘lesbian’ content Finding porn online is astonishingly easy, as I’m sure you’re already aware. But even innocent terms like “school girl” can often bring up more sexually explicit outfits than image of girls actually at school. Just last month, if you were to type ‘lesbian’ into Google, you’d be faced with a wall of ...
14:16, 08/07/2019

These photos of Google's and Microsoft's CEOs show how far they've taken their rivalry (GOOG, MSFT) Google and Microsoft each held their annual developer conferences the same week this year. It's a sign of the rivalry between the two tech giants. Google and Microsoft both revealed new mottos during the events, and the slogans were eerily similar. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories....
05:00, 05/08/2019

With World Emoji Day upon us, Apple, Google show off emojis coming soon to their devices For World Emoji Day, Apple and Google shared some of the emojis coming to devices later this year, which include emoji for people with disabilities.       ...
06:00, 07/17/2019

New Google and Facebook Inquiries Show Big Tech Scrutiny Is Rare Bipartisan Act Democrats and Republicans at both the federal and state levels are uniting to investigate the power of Big Tech and, potentially, to rein in the dominant companies....
23:16, 09/06/2019

Google will force Android apps to show the odds of getting loot box items Google has made some major alterations to its Play Store policies that tighten rules surrounding sexual content, hate speech and loot boxes. Android Police has spotted the changes, noting that they were designed to make the platform's ecosystem more......
15:00, 05/30/2019

Amazon's Fire TV OS announcements show it wants consumers to control more media by voice (AMZN) This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Banking subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Amazon made a slew of announcements related to its Fire TV OS yesterday at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) te...
01:00, 09/06/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
17:32, 06/02/2019

Google, Amazon make sweeping renewable energy commitments The new investments and promises come a day before employees from Google, Amazon and other tech companies stage a walkout to protest the industry's role in the climate crisis....
22:32, 09/19/2019

Bernie Sanders says he'd 'absolutely' try to break up Facebook, Google, Amazon Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said today that he would "absolutely" look to break up Big Tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google on antitrust grounds....
23:00, 07/16/2019

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google to testify in Congress on competition The House committee investigating antitrust in tech is about to call some big names to the microphone. Aides for antitrust panel chairman Rep. David Cicilline have confirmed that the committee is holding a hearing on July 16th where it will question......
07:16, 07/10/2019

'Over The Rainbow' composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon for piracy The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like "Over the Rainbow" and "I've Got the World On a String," is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
15:16, 06/03/2019

Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand Amazon has become the world’s most valuable brand this year by overtaking Google and Apple, according to a report. Last year, Google was ranked the top, followed by Apple and Amazon.The 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, released by WPP and Kantar put amazon on top. Smar...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to testify to Congress on antitrust The companies have been summoned to Capitol Hill as part of House lawmakers' wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big tech firms and the threats they may pose to competition....
06:48, 07/10/2019

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has reported that Google hires contractors to listen and transcribe audio reco...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Google's competition for advertising heats up from Amazon, rival platforms Alphabet Inc's Google, the largest U.S. digital advertising platform, is facing increased competition from sites where people purchase products and places thought to be safe from potentially offensive content, advertising buyers say....
16:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
06:48, 06/02/2019

Google staff condemn treatment of temp workers in 'historic' show of solidarity Google issues new ‘minimum standards’ for temps after more than 900 employees sign letter criticizing abrupt firingMore than 900 Google workers have signed a letter objecting to the tech giant’s treatment of temporary contractors, in what organizers are calling a “historical coalition” between Googl...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Major Google Pixel 4 leaks show off front-facing bezel and sensors Leaks and speculation around the Google Pixel 4 continue to ramp up ahead of an expected October launch, and the latest unofficial update comes in the form of a leaked screen protector photo showing the phone's front bezel and array of sensors.The leaked image comes courtesy of prolific tipster...
13:32, 07/21/2019

Garmin Forerunners, Google I/O expectations, Huawei solid number two (MobileTechRoundup show #468) Google I/O is coming up this week, Huawei continues to rise in worldwide smartphone share, and Garmin announced five new Forerunner GPS sports watches....
21:32, 05/05/2019

Check out these brilliant ‘Friends’ Easter eggs on Google for the show’s 25th anniversary Ahead of the 25th anniversary of the debut of NBC’s classic 90s sitcom Friends — broadcast way back on September 22, 1994 — we learned earlier this year that the beloved series will be leaving its current streaming home of Netflix and moving over to WarnerMedia’s new streamer...
17:02, 09/21/2019

What makes Google Cloud Platform unique compared to Azure and Amazon Since the 1980s, there’s been a rule that three major competitors don’t last long in a technology market. For Google to stay relevant and remain in contention, it has to keep innovating and changing the rules....
21:16, 05/20/2019

US asks Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon for docs in antitrust probe The federal government is ramping up its antitrust investigation into big tech. On Friday, lawmakers from the House Judiciary Committee asked Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google parent company Alphabet to share sensitive documents, including confident......
18:48, 09/13/2019

Google, Amazon Prohibit Firearm Parts Listings, But It's Easy To Find Google and Amazon, two of the biggest platforms for online shopping, have been offering for sale and profiting from listings of firearm and gun accessories, an apparent violation of their own stated......
14:16, 08/07/2019

The pointless Amazon and Google streaming feud officially ends today It was announced a few months ago, but today actually makes things official: Amazon and Google streaming apps are finally available on each others’ platforms again starting today, putting to rest a spat between them that did little more than disadvantage customers after an escalating series of...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divide over government intervention in the market....
06:48, 06/08/2019

US Lawmakers Grill Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google at Antitrust Hearing US lawmakers grilled executives from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a hearing Tuesday as part of their wide-ranging investigation into big tech companies and the threats they may pose to......
09:00, 07/17/2019

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple told to turn over internal documents House judiciary committee wants records in antitrust inquiryMark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook names in requestsThe US government’s investigations into big tech widened on Friday as lawmakers announced they were seeking internal documents from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple. Related: YouTu...
17:48, 09/13/2019

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Could Face Antitrust Investigations. How Do Those Work? Four of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple — could face antitrust investigations from the Trump Administration and Congress. After unusual negotiations on the subject, the Federal Trade Commission agreed to handle any potential investigations i...
18:32, 06/05/2019

Coal Billionaire Woos Amazon And Google With Indian Data Hubs A string of successful bets on ports, mining and commodities helped transform Gautam Adani from a nondescript diamond trader into a tycoon with a net worth of $10 billion....
23:16, 07/11/2019

Google is striking back at Amazon's advertising push with new shopping features Google announced Tuesday at its Google Marketing Live conference a slew of new products pertaining to shopping, including a personalized Google Shopping homepage which lets consumers compare and filter by features like price or brand....
20:32, 05/14/2019

Here's how the Supreme Court's App Store decision could affect companies like Amazon and Google The dispute concerned whether iPhone users are entitled to bring a suit challenging Apple's alleged monopolistic behavior with its App Store, or if only app makers could do so....
22:00, 05/13/2019

Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee as new chief technology officer Walmart Inc has appointed Suresh Kumar, a former employee of Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Amazon.com Inc, as its new chief technology officer as it tries to fuel an internal tech transformation and boost its e-commerce business....
19:32, 05/28/2019

A big shift in cloud war between Amazon, Google, Microsoft is coming: P&G top tech exec P&G's top technology executive says the booming cloud market will contract in the next five years as customers stop paying for multiple platforms from Amazon, Microsoft and Google. P&G thinks Google will benefit as more cloud buyers focus on AI....
20:32, 04/30/2019

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple asked to turn over internal documents House judiciary committee wants records in antitrust inquiryMark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook names in requestsThe US government’s investigations into big tech widened on Friday as lawmakers announced they were seeking internal documents from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple. Related: YouTu...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Reliance-Microsoft cloud tie-up poses threat to Amazon, Google in India India's Reliance Industries Ltd on Monday announced a partnership with Microsoft's Azure cloud platform, in a move that deepens the offerings of its Jio telecoms unit while posing a direct challenge to rival cloud services providers such as Amazon.com and Alphabet's Google ....
20:20, 08/12/2019

In tech 'awakening,' U.S. workers at Google, Amazon join climate protests Hundreds of workers from Google, Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climate-change marches in San Francisco and Seattle, saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drastic action....
03:48, 09/21/2019

Nokia Launches Entry-Level Mesh Wi-Fi Router to Take on Amazon, Google Nokia has launched an affordable mesh Wi-Fi router, Beacon 1, to follow up its more powerful Beacon 3 mesh router. Beacon 1 is now shipping and costs $129 in the US....
19:32, 07/10/2019

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about debilitatingly high inflation and the excessive po...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google Emails Demanded in US Antitrust Probe A US congressional panel stepped up its antitrust probe of four Big Tech firms on Friday with a wide-ranging request for documents on their business operations....
23:17, 09/14/2019

Facebook, Google, Amazon, Twitter likely facing review from Justice Department The Justice Department said Tuesday it would begin an antitrust review of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon .       ...
01:48, 07/24/2019

William Jackson Harper hops aboard Barry Jenkins' new Underground Railroad Amazon show It’s been a rough summer for Chidi fans, as anyone who saw Midsommar can attest; not only did they have to watch William Jackson Harper—who plays The Good Place’s endearingly conflicted ethical philosopher—act like kind of a jerk in Ari Aster’s brightly lit horror opus, but also, well…If you’ve seen...
09:16, 08/23/2019

Religious group demands Netflix cancel Good Omens… which is a show on Amazon Prime Video A religious Christian group in the US called Return to Order recently launched a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the series Good Omens. Their reasoning is that the show is blasphemous to the extent that it “mocks God’s wisdom” and “presents devils and Satanists as norm...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Google Pixel 4 Leaks Purport to Show Huge Front Bezel, Cutout for Mystery Component Google’s forthcoming Pixel 4 series smartphones will have giant bezels on the front of the device containing space for some kind of mystery component, according to images leaked on Twitter.Read more......
12:48, 07/21/2019

Protesters at San Francisco Pride parade block street in show against Google, corporate sponsorship, police Protesters clashed with police Sunday at the 49th annual San Francisco Pride parade and at least 12 demonstrators sat down in the street with arms linked, blocking the route to protest the involvement of police and corporations including Google....
00:16, 07/01/2019

Google employees weighed free speech concerns before the 2016 elections, internal emails show In September and October 2016, a chain of emails on an internal Google mailing list showed workers had concerns about free speech and content moderation tactics three years before these issues erupted into mainstream political discourse....
22:16, 08/08/2019

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google emails demanded in U.S. House panel probe A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google, widening the antitrust probe of Big Tech....
09:16, 09/14/2019

Google looks to challenge Amazon's cloud market dominance with major acquisition The purchase of Looker will add a new analytics tool for Google Cloud’s customers, giving the company an edge against industry leader Amazon.        ...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Reliance’s Azure cloud partnership poses threat to Amazon and Google in India India’s Reliance Industries announced a partnership with Microsoft’s Azure, a move that poses a direct challenge to rival cloud services such as AWS.Read More...
17:32, 08/13/2019

Facebook to join Google, Amazon in developing voice-activated assistant technology Facebook Inc is working to develop a voice assistant to rival the likes of Amazon.com Inc's Alexa, Apple Inc's Siri and Alphabet Inc's Google Assistant....
14:10, 05/01/2019

Sonos One (Gen 2) review: AirPlay 2 with Amazon and Google assistants make this a rocking speaker Sonos is focused first on the music experience and has proven to excel in this area. With added support for Amazon and Google voice assistants the Sonos One is the speaker to buy for outstanding audio you can control with your phone or tablet....
16:49, 09/16/2019

Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand Retail giant Amazon surpassed Google Tuesday as the world's most valuable brand -- with a total value of $315.5 billion, an increase of more than $100 million in the past year, a research group said in a new study....
20:48, 06/11/2019

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such as Facebook, Google and Amazon for “competition pro...
02:48, 06/04/2019

The Only Thing the Smart Money Is Smart About A number of recent studies show that professional investors—the, ahem, smart money—are prone to the same mistakes that individual investors make. The difference, our columnist writes, is that the pros get paid to make them....
21:16, 07/12/2019

Inside Rihanna's star-studded Savage X Fenty show at New York Fashion Week, now streaming on Amazon Rihanna brought out all the stops and the biggest stars for her inclusive Savage X Fenty lingerie show for New York Fashion Week. Now streaming on Amazon.        ...
21:00, 09/21/2019

Congress asks Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon for documents in Big Tech bipartisan probe Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents.       ...
17:32, 09/14/2019

Feds prepare investigations of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook for anti-competitive activities The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are preparing to crack down on any anti-competitive activities by tech giants Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, according to a report from Reuters on Monday....
01:16, 06/04/2019

Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple shares drop as Congress launches antitrust investigation Shares of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple dropped Monday as Congress launched its first Big Tech antitrust probe.        ...
17:32, 06/04/2019

Google, Facebook, Amazon dominate the tech industry. Now, a House panel is putting them on trial The House Judiciary Committee is launching its investigation into the market dominance of tech giants such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon.       ...
20:16, 06/11/2019

House lawmakers ask Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to turn over trove of records in antitrust probe The requests ask each of the tech giants to provide detailed information about their internal operations, including copies of key communications between top-level executives and records related to "any prior investigation" they have faced on competition grounds....
17:16, 09/13/2019

Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook Execs Asked to Hand Over Private Emails in House Antitrust Probe House lawmakers probing Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon for potential antitrust violations have requested the companies turn over internal records, including executives’ own communications.Read more......
03:16, 09/14/2019

Leaked Documents Show Trump Team Used Google to Vet Staff, Considered Hiring a ‘White Supremacist,’ and Wondered Why an Official Put His Junk in People’s Faces A treasure trove of previously unseen documents reveals Donald Trump’s presidential transition team vetted potential administration officials with a not-so-stringent process that amounted to looking them up on the internet. The lackluster investigative method still raised concerns about possible Whi...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings wishes this Amazon show was on Netflix You don’t often hear Netflix executives, and certainly not the streamer’s highly competitive CEO Reed Hastings, talk too much about “the one that got away” and about losing out to rivals who outbid them for the next hot show to license. That’s partly because of much con...
17:02, 09/21/2019

New leaked photos show Google’s Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL from every angle Just yesterday, BGR exclusively revealed several key specs for Google’s upcoming Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL flagship phones. While much is still unknown — or at least unconfirmed — the specs our inside sources were able to reveal prove that Google’s next-generation flagship phone...
15:32, 07/19/2019

Smart NFL teams trade down at the draft. Most NFL teams aren’t smart. Years of analysis — as well as the example of the New England Patriots — show the benefit of compiling multiple lower picks vs. one high pick. But watch how many teams do just the opposite....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Nest, as You Knew It, Is No More There was a lot of news at Google’s I/O developer conference this year, but when it came to the smart home, one thing stuck out. Nest, which Google bought back in 2014 for $3.2 billion, has been fully absorbed and rebranded as Google Nest. Read more......
20:32, 05/10/2019

Your used Nest Cam might have been spying on you for months As our homes get smarter, our privacy is increasingly at risk. A terrifying example of this was recently brought to light by a Facebook group of Wink smart home hub users who discovered that even after they performed a factory reset of their Nest Cam Indoor, they were still able to access the camera...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Amazon starts selling the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL If you didn't buy Google's latest mid-range smartphones, the Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL, you might want to know that another US retailer has now started to sell them. Amazon and Google have come to terms and decided to bury the hatchet about a month ago when they announced their music streaming service...
06:16, 05/16/2019

Deal: Get two Nest Hubs for the price of one Google acquired Nest Labs, a manufacturer of smart home products, way back in 2014, but the search giant didn't release its own smart home speaker until 2016. When it did, it did so under the name Google Home, which was then followed by the Mini model, the much bigger Google Home Max, and then the v...
10:16, 05/09/2019

How to Prepare for the Changes Coming to Your Nest Account At its most recent developer’s conference, Google announced that it would be rebranding its Nest lineup of products, ultimately resulting in some changes to its Works with Nest program. The program was initially put into place to help bridge the connection between Nest devices and vetted third-party...
17:16, 05/23/2019

Review: Amazon's surreal animated 'Undone' is the best new show this fall "Undone," a psychedelic animated series from the "BoJack Horseman" producers, has heart, philosophy and humor in every episode. It's outstanding.        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Bought a used Nest security cam? The previous owner can spy on you If you are thinking about buying a used Nest cam, you may want to hold off on that purchase. According to a new report by the Wirecutter, some users who sold their Nest cam devices are able to access images from their old cameras even after performing a factory reset — only the images are those from...
16:32, 06/20/2019

What do with your empty nest: Rightsizing real estate Once your children leave the nest, it's time to rethink your real estate. Here are 3 tips to follow.        ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

When spiders leave the nest, they turn aggressive Spiders who exhibit sociability and tolerance when they're first born often become aggressive when they leave the nest and plot out on their own. Now, scientists are beginning to understand why....
02:48, 07/03/2019

A new Nest Cam Outdoor filing spotted going through US regulators Brace yourselves for a brand new Nest Cam Outdoor: a filing for just such a device has turned up at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US, suggesting a launch is on the way in the near future.Unfortunately we can't glean too much about the security camera from the filing alone. ...
15:16, 06/17/2019

Should You Buy Smart Light Bulbs or Smart Light Switches? So you’re finally dipping your toe into the smart home pool, and you’re looking for some gadgets to get you started. Smart lights are one of the most popular devices for beginners, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all your options. Before you even decide on a product, though, you have to make a...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Justin and Hailey Bieber’s old love nest lists for $8.49M This new-to-market Los Angeles home, asking $8.49 million for sale, comes with the perks of a lakefront perch, Spanish design and 6,500 square feet of living space. But the coolest aspects are no longer present inside its walls: its former celebrity tenants. In 2018, pop star Justin Bieber signed a ...
22:17, 08/13/2019

Florida woman arrested for ‘stomping’ on sea turtle’s nest A Michigan woman was busted by police over the weekend for “stomping all over” a sea turtle’s nest in Miami Beach, authorities said. Yaqun Lu, 41, was spotted by cops with a wooden stake in her hand “jabbing at the sea turtle nest and stomping all over the nest with her bare feet” on Saturday......
17:00, 06/18/2019

First day of school means time to ‘leave the nest’ for kindergartens TUCSON – As many students are returning back to their classrooms for the new school year, kindergartens are ‘leaving the nest.’ For many parents, leaving their little ones can be difficult and emotional. RELATED: 20 things your kid should know before kindergarten Teachers at Estes Elementary S...
18:16, 08/05/2019

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
18:48, 05/30/2019

Ring vs Nest: it’s the clash of the cameras in a doorstep duel Welcome to a clash of the titans. In the red corner there’s Ring, now owned by Amazon. In the blue corner, say hello to Google subsidiary Nest. Both firms can add HD eyes to your smart home in the form of video doorbells and security cameras, but there are some important differences between t...
21:00, 06/20/2019

The Echo Dot is down to $24.99 / £22 for Prime Day 2019 Prime Day 2019 is only hours away now, but some deals have gone live already. To kick things off Amazon has discounted the best-selling Echo Dot smart speaker down to $24.99. That's the lowest price we've found Alexa-enabled device. UK readers can also get the Echo Dot on sale at Amazon fo...
21:00, 07/14/2019

Police: Woman jabbed at Florida sea turtle nest with stick MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A woman has been accused of disturbing a sea turtle nest in Florida. Miami Beach police officers on Saturday arrested 41-year-old Yaqun Lu. She is facing a felony charge of molesting marine turtles or eggs. An arrest report says officers witnessed Lu using a wooden stick to ...
01:00, 06/16/2019

Wild bees' nest made entirely out of plastic discovered in Argentina The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
23:16, 05/30/2019

Crook swipes teen’s $4K college nest egg from family business A hard-working immigrant saved up thousands of dollars to put her daughter through college, only to see the nest egg vanish when a thief swiped the funds from the family’s Bronx business, cops and the student said Monday. While a new clerk was distracted, the creep reached across the counter o...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Savory sushi tempts 2 penguins to nest at New Zealand store Two little blue penguins just couldn’t stay away from a New Zealand sushi store, returning to nest underneath even after police had captured them and escorted them back to the ocean...
10:16, 07/17/2019

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt’s love nest lists for $49M Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s marriage didn’t survive, but their former Beverly Hills home lives on. Listed for $49 million, the three-story property, built in 1934, has multiple fireplaces, an indoor-outdoor living room and a sparkling swimming pool. The tennis court was added by the famously fi...
23:48, 05/30/2019

Your Kid's Echo Dot May Be Storing Data Even After You 'Delete' It When Amazon launched its kid’s version of the Echo Dot smart speaker a year ago, we hoped it would be a technological blessing, rather than a curse. But as further proof that private information is no longer sacred, a complaint filed yesterday with the Federal Trade Commission alleges that the devic...
06:48, 05/10/2019

With FAA's blessing, that drone over your house may be Google's Wing, not Amazon's FAA made Google offshoot Wing the first 'air carrier' to receive drone approval, clearing the way for service        ...
22:32, 04/28/2019

Thinking about welcoming adult children back into the nest? Consider these tips before deciding No matter how responsible and hardworking your child is, the best-laid plans can go awry. To mitigate the issues that will come up, establish some boundaries for your boomerang adult....
03:32, 06/15/2019

Cities and Builders Face ‘Hornet’s Nest’ to Meet Affordable Housing Needs Using government subsidies, tax credits and zoning changes, city leaders are encouraging builders to incorporate affordable housing into mixed-use projects....
16:16, 07/09/2019

Trump's new Mexico envoy stirs hornet's nest with Frida Kahlo jab The new U.S. ambassador to Mexico has taken aim at Mexican icon Frida Kahlo for her support of Marxism, stirring up a fierce social media debate with a tweet asking if the painter had not been aware of atrocities committed in the name of that ideology....
08:32, 09/03/2019

The Echo Dot is already on sale for Prime Day at its best price of the year Early Amazon Prime Day deals are already in full swing, and the insanely popular Echo Dot is one of the first and best deals we've seen so far.       ...
21:00, 07/03/2019

PRIME CHEAP: At $22, who cares if the Echo Dot is spying on you? Welcome to PRIME CHEAP, our series about things that are good, cheap, and part of Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Hey, we gotta eat too.  Hating on the existence of Monday? What better way to brush off that existential crisis with some great online shopping? Amazon’s got you covered with Prime Day deals t...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Better than Prime day - time's running out to get the best Echo Dot deal ever When the Amazon Prime Day deals roll into town in July, it's a no-brainer than the Amazon Echo Dot will get a big discount like it does every year. The thing is, it'll be nowhere near as good as this one - and it ends at 9am tomorrow. This is a UK-only deal, but we've rounded up ...
13:48, 05/23/2019

Alexa's intercom-like broadcasts come to more non-Echo devices Amazon has slowly been expanding the circle of devices that can use Alexa Announcements, but now it's throwing the gates wide open. The company has made the intercom-like feature available to any device with Alexa support built-in -- you could use y......
01:48, 05/26/2019

Quirky places to spend the night around the world, from a birds' nest to a potato From airplanes to buses and cargo ships to birds' nests and wine barrels, travelers can book quirky accommodations all over the world.       ...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Patio season to start late for Edmonton restaurant with Canada goose nest outside The Boston Pizza in Manning Towne Centre in the city's northeast said staff first encountered the mother goose Friday as they were setting up the patio....
01:48, 05/14/2019

Celebrity two-timing hawk Christo left with empty nest after losing 2 chicks Tompkins Square Park’s celebrity hawk, Christo, is left with an empty nest after losing two fledglings in nine days. The five- and seven-week-old chicks were the only babies sired this year by the randy raptor — whose revolving-door romps with three female hawks were featured in The Post in 2018. “T...
11:48, 06/16/2019

The KATRIS Nest Is a Multi-Functional Lounge For Cats That Love to Rub, Scratch, and Sleep Have you ever caught your cat using your rug or carpet to scratch their own back? They very ineloquently wobble around on the floor until their itch has been relieved. If your cat needs a place to scratch, rest, rub, and do whatever else cats do, the KATRIS Nest might exactly what your pet craves....
21:48, 07/18/2019

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focused edition of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. The complaint against Amazon Echo Dot Kids, which has been lodged with the FTC by groups including t...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Get the Insignia 55-inch 4K TV on sale for $299.99 and receive a free Echo Dot If you're looking for a cheap 4K TV deal, then you're in luck. Best Buy currently has massive discounts on top brand TVs, which include the best-selling Insignia 55-inch TV that's on sale for just $299.99. That's a $130 discount and the best price we've found for the 4K smar...
19:32, 08/19/2019

Monday's Best Deals: Echo Dots, Reebok, Pretzels, and More An on-sale smart plug, discounted Stila Cosmetics palettes, and an under-desk elliptical lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web....
20:16, 08/05/2019

In El Paso Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto, an Echo of Trump’s Language If the president did not originally inspire the gunman, he has brought into the mainstream polarizing ideas and people once consigned to the fringes of American society....
06:16, 08/05/2019

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment deal to acquire Echo Fox falls through The deal that would see Kroenke Sports & Entertainment acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot fell apart on Friday, according to a statement from Echo Fox....
10:32, 08/10/2019

In New York sex cult trial, leader's tactics echo those of other sects The New York man charged with keeping women as sex slaves branded with his initials is one of the few cult leaders to face prosecution in the United States, but he controlled his followers in ways that are strikingly similar to those of cult figures who have been convicted....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
16:32, 06/12/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: 6 Qt. Instant Pot, Echo Bundles, Dyson Ball, and More A 6Qt. Instant Pot at it’s lowest price, Amazon Echo bundles, and Dyson Ball lead off Thursday’s best deals. If you are shopping for your mom right now, we are updating our Kinja Deals Mother’s Day discounted deals post daily and have a thoughtful Mother’s Day gift guide as well....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong neighborhoods echo with late night cries for freedom Every night at 10 p.m., Hong Kong neighborhoods and university dorms echo with pro-democracy and anti-government chants, the latest form of protest in the Chinese-ruled city where a civil disobedience movement has been going on for more than 12 weeks....
14:48, 09/02/2019

"Echo Manmohan Singh's Words": Mamata Banerjee To Centre On "Vendetta" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today borrowed former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's "advice" as she accused the government of diverting attention from the state of the economy....
14:48, 09/06/2019

Alexa Guard is ready to turn your Echo into a home security device It took more than half a year to come to fruition, but Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally a reality. Starting today, Americans can use their Echo speakers as home security devices -- tell Alexa "I'm leaving" and your devices will alert you through phon......
15:16, 05/14/2019

Republicans echo Trump in suggesting whistleblower complaint is politically motivated GOP lawmakers who repeatedly demanded documents and witnesses from Democratic administrations back the Trump administration’s decision not to share complaint with Congress....
16:35, 09/21/2019

Ring's Excellent Security Systems Are Back On Sale, Plus a Free Echo Dot Ring is best known for its security cameras and doorbells, but its indoor home security system is one of our favorite options without a monthly fee (but if you do want 24/7 monitoring, it’s only $10 per month). The five-piece entry level starter kit includes a keypad, base station alarm, a contact s...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment agrees to acquire Echo Fox's LCS slot for $30.25 million Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owner of Arsenal, the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Gladiators, has agreed to a deal that will see it acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN....
06:32, 07/24/2019

Riot Delays Taking Action Against Echo Fox Over Investor's Racist Remarks Back in May, League of Legends Championship Series commissioner Chris Greeley gave esports organization Team Echo Fox an ultimatum: oust investor Amit Raizada over racist remarks he made in the past, or face consequences that could jeopardize Echo Fox’s future in the world of competitive League of L...
02:00, 07/17/2019

PRIME CHEAP: Bark sweet nothings at your lightbulbs with 57% off an Echo Dot + 2 Philips Hue bulbs There are few things that feel more like the future than walking into your home and barking an order to your lightbulbs to switch on. Your lightbulbs don’t have feelings.  Go ahead, treat them like shit. They might not deserve it, because they seem to work most of the time. But Mondays can be frustr...
11:48, 07/15/2019

Echo Trump’s Tough Talk, or Lift Tariffs? Democrats Clash Over Trade Though presidential candidates appearing at a debate on Tuesday generally favored a strong approach to China, they differed over whether protectionism was the way forward....
16:48, 07/31/2019

Echo Fox partners fail in attempt to secure temporary restraining order against Rick Fox The former Los Angeles Laker has been one of the most prominent figures in the mainstreaming of competitive video gaming but has been in a bitter internal battle over the future of his esports franchise....
08:48, 08/24/2019

The Pitter Patter of Tiny Neanderthal Feet Echo Across Time as Footprints Found in France They walked and perhaps played along the beach in a prehistoric world; we know this as archaeologists have discovered hundreds of Neanderthal footprints in France ...
01:00, 09/12/2019

New York Auto Show hits and misses: 4 winners, 4 losers from the show floor The Subaru Outback was a hit, but the Mazda CX-5 diesel? Not so much. Here's our list of hits and misses from the 2019 New York Auto Show.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Trump Claimed He’d Show His Taxes. Now He’s Suing California Over New Law That Would Force Him to Show His Returns President Donald Trump once claimed that if he wasn’t being audited he’d have no problem showing his tax returns. While tax-return flashing isn’t a requirement to be president, it’s been the unspoken norm that all presidents since Richard Nixon have adhered to. As it stands, Trump is the only modern...
23:16, 08/07/2019

Saturday's Best Deals: Wayfair Home Renovation Sale, Casper Pillows, Echo Dot Wall Mount, and More An Echo Dot Wall mount, $100 Off a Casper Mattress, Plus 2 Free Original Pillows, and Wayfair’s Home Renovation Sale lead of Saturday’s best deals from around the web....
18:00, 08/17/2019

Popular British Talk Show The Jeremy Kyle Show Canceled After Death of Guest (LONDON) — British broadcaster ITV on Wednesday canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording. ITV chief executive Carolyn McCall said The Jeremy Kyle Show was being scrapped “given the gravity of recent...
20:16, 05/15/2019

At $13,500, Could This 1988 Suzuki Samurai “Show Car” Show You a Thing or Two? We may not be able to enjoy Suzuki’s new Jimny here in the U.S., but today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Samurai may make the loss a lot easier to take. That is of course, if its price is a good take....
22:16, 05/09/2019

Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos drop daughter Lola off at college: 'The nest is getting roomy' Kelly Ripa shared a throwback photo of daughter Lola before she left for college. She and Mark Consuelos posted again Sunday to mark the big day.        ...
11:16, 08/26/2019

As the kids show what they can do, the Nats show what they could still be this year Washington doesn’t have a history of overcoming a slow start to the season, but Juan Soto, Victor Robles and Carter Kieboom could change that narrative....
03:16, 04/29/2019

Mazda will show off its first EV at the Tokyo Motor Show Mazda is following through with its promise to introduce an EV. The Japanese automaker plans to unveil a full-electric vehicle next month at the Tokyo Motor Show, reported Automotive News. The plan is for Mazda to debut the electric car next year, an......
00:16, 09/17/2019

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals with a kickoff set to begin at midnight PT...
21:32, 06/26/2019

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, dangerous. “I didn’t know there were job...
19:32, 07/03/2019

Our first look at the new Mac Pro and Pro XDR 6K display Apple just wrapped its two-hour-plus WWDC keynote, and though it was mostly focused on the company's software, it was two pieces of hardware news that ultimately stole the show. The company finally debuted its long-awaited new Mac Pro and with it, a......
23:16, 06/03/2019

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
14:00, 05/27/2019

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an emailed statement. The decision quickens the comp...
19:48, 08/07/2019

Body-Positive Marketing: Dove’s New Freak Show Wagon Of ‘Nature’s Most Curious Mistakes And Human Horrors’ Is Traveling Across America To Show That Beauty Comes In All Shapes And Sizes If you’re tired of beauty brands promoting the same unrealistic “conventionally attractive” body types as always, you are going to absolutely love this bold new campaign from a company whose marketing team truly gets it: Dove’s new freak show wagon, “Nature’s Most Curious Mistakes And Human Horrors,...
13:16, 05/02/2019

Chelsea Flower Show 2019: Duchess of Cambridge arrives to put finishing touches to her garden... and scales tree house - ahead of show's opening tomorrow The Duchess of Cambridge arrived today to visit her woodland wilderness garden and admire the efforts of the competitors taking part at the Chelsea Flower Show....
11:48, 05/20/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Google Play.Read More...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Google Will Now Let Visually Impaired Users Experience Live Edits in Google Docs There are a lot of improvements to be made on the web to make it more accessible, and a lot of that is contingent on thorny legal issues, so it’s nice to see tech companies take the initiative to inject accessibility improvements directly into their own products. Especially basic but frequently used...
22:48, 08/21/2019

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
04:48, 06/23/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
20:00, 06/20/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what you’re watching, reading, listening to, and with whom you choose to share your time. From this informa...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:16, 06/03/2019

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
01:16, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
03:16, 06/03/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:48, 06/03/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
13:00, 06/03/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
10:16, 06/04/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wants a piece of the action, and with the Google Pixel 3a it now has a serious challenger.The Pixel 3a sees Google distilling the best parts of the Google...
00:32, 05/08/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
22:16, 07/11/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
00:32, 06/07/2019

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecified date, but the company said it will only review...
23:48, 08/02/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:16, 06/03/2019

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
01:16, 07/12/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership Google has announced a new unlimited Google Fi plan that gives subscribers unfettered access to SMS, calls, and data for a set monthly fee. Read More...
06:00, 09/18/2019

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your business. However, verification can take a couple weeks,...
11:32, 07/10/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
18:00, 07/12/2019

Google will discontinue Google Hire by 2020 — just 2 years after launch Another Google service bites the dust, and this time it’s Google Hire. The company said it’ll shut down the job tracking system by next year. Hire helped HR departments keep track of and communicate with candidates. This tool was a product in development at Bebop, a startup Google acquired for $380 ...
10:32, 08/28/2019

Shortcomings of Lampard the manager echo those of Lampard the player | Jonathan Wilson The midfield problems at the root of Frank Lampard’s early defeats as Chelsea manager will have been familiar to anyone who followed the ups and downs of his playing careerC enturies from now, when the world is a wasteland and football exists only in the ruins of stadiums half-buried in the desert, ...
02:16, 08/18/2019

Get $10/£10 credit for Amazon Prime Day when you install Amazon Assistant Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10/£10 off your next order when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension.The deal is open to Amazon Prime members who install Amazon Assistant for the first time, and the credit will be applied next time you spend $50/£25.Amazon Assi...
14:32, 07/08/2019

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf’s 1980s ‘Tanker War’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world’s crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted. The attacks are also echoes of the past: 30 years ago, the U.S. Navy and Iran we...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Police saw a woman 'stomping' around a sea turtle nest at Miami Beach. She's in jail now Police arrested a woman who allegedly jabbed at a Miami Beach sea turtle nest with a wooden stick and stomped around the area.        ...
00:32, 06/17/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Google expands its efforts in India with new Google Pay initiatives During its annual event in New Delhi, Google announced a number of new Google Pay initiatives aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses accept digital payments in India.Although 400 million Indian users are now online, most businesses in the country still remain unconnected. In the past, Go...
03:18, 09/20/2019

Things Google Assistant can do: how to use your Google Home speaker Apple has Siri, Amazon has Alexa, and if you've got an Android phone, tablet or Google Home device, don't forget that you've got Google Assistant built-in.It may not have captured the public's imagination as much as its smart counterparts, particularly Alexa, but it's just a...
14:32, 09/23/2019

Google brings AMP-powered search to Google Images Google wants to make it easier for users to search for content through Google Images. To do so, it's rolling out a new, AMP-powered Swipe to Visit feature. When you select an image, you'll see a preview of the website header at the bottom of the scre......
18:48, 07/25/2019

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new lightweight search app called Google Go that comes in at just 7MB but offers a useful range of feat...
04:48, 08/21/2019

| Herschel: Best Bok No 9 display in 12 years Rob Houwing feels Herschel Jantjies delivered the top Springbok showing by a scrumhalf since Fourie du Preez’s tormenting of England at RWC 2007 in Paris....
14:32, 07/22/2019

Our first-look photos of Apple’s new Mac Pro and the Pro Display XDR Enlarge / Okay, from this angle, it really does look like an ultra-shiny cheese grater. (credit: Samuel Axon) SAN JOSE, Calif.—Today, Apple introduced two very expensive pieces of pro-targeted hardware: the Mac Pro, and the Pro Display XDR. While we were not offered an opportunity to get any hands...
13:16, 06/04/2019

The Tech Accessories That You'll Actually Want to Keep Out on Display As much as I rely on my iPhone, my laptop, and various other pieces of tech, I don’t always love looking at them. Cables, chargers, speakers, and their various other accompaniments often get the job done, but without so much as a hint of style. Thankfully, designers are catching up, or at least gett...
01:32, 06/25/2019

How Do You Extend Your Display Across Two Monitors? In this week’s Tech 911 column, Lifehacker’s advice column for all things geeky, we’re tackling a question from a reader who has a problem with his dream setup: a multi-monitor arrangement that lets him double his productivity (or goofing off)....
16:32, 08/16/2019

Should You Get a Laptop With a 16x9 or a 3x2 Display? There’s a lot to think about when you’re buying a laptop (how much power it offers, how big it is, whether or not the keyboard detaches) but what you might not consider is the aspect ratio of the display. You’re faced with a choice between 16x9 and 3x2 screens, and your pick makes more of a differen...
12:48, 07/31/2019

Jeremy Kyle show death: Guest Steve Dymond died in suspected suicide 'over repercussions of the show' A Jeremy Kyle Show guest was found dead in his rented room in a suspected suicide after "growing concerned about the repercussions of the show", an inquest has heard....
17:48, 05/22/2019

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
03:00, 08/15/2019

Volkswagen ID 4: 2020 electric SUV on display Volkswagen ID 4 Kia e-Niro rival displayed at Frankfurt sporting heavy camouflage; set to lead ID range in US Volkswagen has displayed the forthcoming ID 4 SUV, the second production model in its new bespoke electric car line-up, at the Frankfurt motor show. The electric SUV, which is based on th...
17:32, 09/10/2019

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro could have the best display we've seen in a phone We don't know much about the Huawei Mate 30 Pro yet, since we're not expecting it for a few months, but a new specs leak has given us some important pieces of information about the handset.The leak comes from a tweet (which you can see below) from a Slashleaks contributor, and if it's...
13:16, 05/07/2019

iOS 13's Dark Mode is on display in new screenshots Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is less than a week away, but if you just can't wait to get a glimpse of the changes coming to iOS, you're in luck. 9to5Mac posted screenshots showing off some of the new features expected to appe......
22:48, 05/28/2019

See the first under-display smartphone camera in action! Over the past year, smartphone makers have been getting creative with different ways to hide front-facing cameras. As bezels slim to the point that there was simply no room for a selfie snapper, companies resorted to out-there solutions such as pop-up and swivel modules, sliding screens, and display...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Pro Display XDR - first look: a monitor not for mere mortals Let's just preface this by saying that, unsurprisingly, we're not professional creatives that need a monitor with exquisitive color reproduction and high brightness for HDR playback.So, with that in mind, it should hopefully contextualise what we're saying about Apple's Pro Displ...
01:00, 06/04/2019

The new Apple Watch's changes seem minor, but the always-on display is now a must-have Here's CNBC review of the Apple Watch Series 5, which makes a step forward with an always-on display and a useful compass that can help you find your way on Apple Maps....
12:32, 09/18/2019

Is the OnePlus 7 Pro display hurting your eyes? You're not the only one (but there is a fix!) I have been using the OnePlus 7 Pro in the past month or so, and overall I am extremely impressed: first and foremost, this phone is faster than any other phone that I have used so far, secondly, after the recent update, the camera now takes true flagship-grade photos, third, battery life is solid a...
22:32, 06/17/2019

Never-before-seen Native American artifacts to go on display Never-before-seen artifacts from 18th-century Native American culture that tell the story between the First Nations and the Europeans "they fought against and alongside" are set to go on display at Fort Ticonderoga in New York....
18:32, 08/16/2019

DR pride on display at the Dominican Day Parade Sunday’s 37th annual Dominican Day Parade in Manhattan was more fun than a barrel — or in this case, scooter-full — of monkeys. One Dominican devotee turned his scooter into a one-man parade float for the ride up Sixth Avenue, complete with colorful skulls, stuffed monkeys and bears, and red, white ...
11:19, 08/12/2019

Get ready for under-display smartphone cameras Xiaomi's under-display cameras mean more all-screen devices. [credit: Xiaomi ] With in-screen fingerprint readers quickly becoming a regular occurence in flagship phones, manufacturers are...
19:16, 06/03/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro confirmed to come with a HDR10+ display OnePlus certainly doesn't want you to forget that it's launching the OnePlus 7 on May 14: over the weekend we've had news on its IP rating and the internal storage, and now we've got more details on the phone's display.Specifically, the OnePlus 7 Pro model is going to arrive...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.Merchants that enab...
10:48, 06/22/2019

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developing market for international companies like Google—who list Hindi as the second most-used Google Assistant language, after English—but many of those pot...
09:00, 09/20/2019

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
00:00, 06/14/2019