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12,000 pieces of official govt advice added to Alexa and Google Home  Sky News · 19 hours
Information on public services - from renewing a passport to the state pension - can now be accessed through voice-activated smart speakers and virtual... more
Amazon to Verify Its 'Flex Drivers' Using Their Selfies  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Amazon is making a section of its drivers take selfies before resuming their duties for the day in order to record and verify their identities. more
Sony reveals next PlayStation details, Galaxy Fold screens are breaking video - CNET  CNET · 1 day
This week's major tech stories include a few details about Sony's next PlayStation, broken Galaxy Fold review units and Amazon and Google... more
Amazon is now making its delivery drivers take selfies  THE VERGE · 2 days
Amazon is now making its delivery drivers take selfies, it confirmed to The Verge, in a bid to... more
Is the Nighthawk AC1900 fast enough for gaming?  Windows Central · 2 days
Best answer: The Nighthawk AC1900 provides a great gaming experience, especially in its price range. Wi-Fi gaming is something that has only recently become good enough for competitive games and this router... more
Capcom Home Arcade now has an Amazon UK link! GO Britain GO  Windows Central · 2 days
Because everything needs a retro console. Because the whole world has fallen into retro-mania, Capcom — the creator of the Street Fighter franchise as... more
Google and Amazon make peace, Facebook collects data without permission video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
In today's top stories Google's YouTube is coming back to the Fire TV, after settling a spat with Amazon. Meanwhile, Facebook says... more
Can the Nighthawk AC1900 replace your Xfinity router?  Windows Central · 2 days
Best answer: Yes, as long as you already have a separate modem or are willing to buy one. Using the AC1900 on Xfinity means you can use the full speed of your... more
We now know 20 of the 40 Genesis Mini titles!  Windows Central · 2 days
This list is not finished until all 40 games are released. With the announcement of the new Sega Genesis Mini came a tease of just 10 of the... more
Sega announced another 10 games for the Genesis Mini! There's an Earthworm!  Windows Central · 2 days
There are so many games we want to see! Sega has finally done the thing we've been waiting for since the launch of the... more
Amazfit Verge Update Brings Alexa Support, Extends Voice Calling Feature to iOS  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
The Amazfit Verge Smartwatch from Xiaomi-backed Huami has received a new update which brings Alexa support as well as voice calling on iOS. more
Amazon and Google End Spat, Agree to Allow Each Other's Streaming Apps  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Amazon and Google announced Thursday they had agreed to allow each other's streaming media applications to work on their platforms, ending a spat over... more
Mueller report is No. 1 politics book on Amazon - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The 450-page report takes four out of the top 10 spots on the Political Conservatism & Liberalism bestseller list. more
Amazon Music’s free ad-supported tier goes live, but only for Alexa users  THE VERGE · 3 days
Amazon has launched a free tier of its music streaming service in the US that is ad-supported and available to use through the company’s... more
Amazon’s one-two punch: How traditional retailers can fight back  TechCrunch · 3 days
The company’s vast power in e-commerce is only the initial, quick jab to an opponent’s face. Data-focused innovations in offline retail will be Amazon’s second, much heavier cross. more
Will Borderlands 3 support cross-play?  Windows Central · 3 days
Best answer: Gearbox hasn't confirmed cross-play for Borderlands 3, but the company has stated that it's looking into it. Shooting and looting: Borderlands 3 ($60 at Amazon) What is cross-play? Cross-play or cross-platform play as it is sometimes... more
Amazon launches ad-supported music service to Echo owners  TechCrunch · 3 days
Amazon today announced the launch of a free, ad-supported music service in the U.S. that will be available to anyone who wants to play free music on their Echo speaker. Until today,... more
The wait is over – YouTube is coming back to Amazon Fire TV  Windows Central · 3 days
Deal includes Fire TV and Prime Video, but the Echo Show won't support YouTube yet. The wait is over! Almost two years after Google... more
YouTube Music is now free with ads on Google Home devices  TechCrunch · 3 days
Following reports that Amazon is preparing to launch a free, streaming music service for Echo owners, Google today announced YouTube Music will be free on its... more
Is Xbox One S All-Digital a good streaming box?  Windows Central · 3 days
Best answer: Yes. Since it supports 4K and HDR video streaming, the Xbox One All-Digital is a great device for streaming. However, the lack of a disc drive does mean... more
Ace AWS and DevOps certification exams with this $69 training bundle!  Windows Central · 3 days
DevOps, which is essentially a software development and delivery method, is increasingly becoming one of technology's most critical fields. Likewise, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is an... more
This is our pick for the best ASUS laptop available today  Windows Central · 3 days
ASUS makes some great laptops, but it can prove troublesome to pick the best one for your needs. We've tested countless models to figure out which... more
The wait is over – YouTube is coming back to Amazon's Fire TV  Windows Central · 3 days
Deal includes Fire TV and Prime Video, but the Echo Show won't support YouTube yet. The wait is over! Almost two years after Google... more
Amazon will reportedly close its Chinese online store - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Shoppers in the world's most populous nation won't be able to buy from local sellers from July, Reuters reported. more
This is the best ASUS laptop available today  Windows Central · 3 days
ASUS makes some great laptops, but it can prove troublesome to pick the best one for your needs. We've tested countless models to figure out which one is best for you. There... more
Amazon to close its online store in China  Sky News · 3 days
Amazon has announced that it is closing its online store in China after struggling to gain a foothold in the world's most populous nation. more
Amazon China to close local marketplace and place more focus on cross-border  TechCrunch · 3 days
Amazon has finally given up the fight with Chinese online shopping giants to capture the domestic market. On Thursday, the Seattle-based ecommerce company announced... more
Facebook Confirms It's Working on an AI-Based Voice Assistant for Its Products  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Facebook is working to develop a voice assistant to rival the likes of Amazon.com's Alexa, Apple's Siri and Alphabet's Google Assistant. more
Amazon Said to Close Its Chinese Online Store by Mid-July  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Amazon shoppers in China will no longer be able to buy goods from third-party merchants in the country, but they still will be able to order from the... more
Facebook to join Google, Amazon in developing voice-activated assistant technology  Global News · 4 days
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. more
Alexa Support for Apple Music Expands to Sonos Speakers  MacRumors · 4 days
Amazon Echo devices have been able to use Alexa-based voice commands to control Apple Music since December, but... more
Logitech Harmony Express review: Why, Alexa, why?  Windows Central · 4 days
Logitech is the king of the universal remote control experience. But improving the setup experience doesn't eliminate the limitations of voice commands. There are three distinct parts that make up the total experience of... more
Alexa now works with Apple Music on Sonos, bringing Siri-like voice control  9to5Mac · 4 days
Apple Music subscribers can now control music playback on Sonos speakers using voice control through Amazon Alexa. The feature works in the US and... more
iPad Pro Diary: The 12.9-inch model has cured my Kindle Paperwhite envy  9to5Mac · 4 days
It will surprise no-one that I was an early adopter of the Kindle, buying one almost the moment they went on sale back in... more
Amazon Echo Dot deal: 3 for $70 - CNET  CNET · 4 days
If you're looking to voice-enable several rooms in your home, Amazon and Best Buy are selling three-packs of Echo Dots at a nice discount. more
Redmi Y3 Listed on Amazon India Ahead of Launch  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Redmi Y3 is confirmed to sport a 32-megapixel selfie sensor and pack a large battery. more
What's the difference between the Xbox One S and the All-Digital Edition?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: Yes, the only real difference between the Xbox One S and it's All-Digital Edition cousin is the removal of the Blu-ray disc... more
Can you play 4K games on Xbox One S All-Digital?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: A definitive "no" for this one. The Xbox One S All-Digital edition is otherwise basically an Xbox One S, disc drive removed. It doesn't have the... more
Xbox One S All-Digital Edition vs. Xbox One S: Which should you buy?  Windows Central · 5 days
With years of experience with digital Xbox One gaming, we pit Microsoft's latest All-Digital console against its tried and tested Xbox One... more
Amazon has some juicy deals on Fire TV products - CNET  CNET · 5 days
As part of its spring Fire TV sale, Amazon has discounts on all of its Fire TV products. more
Amazon launches a certification program for Alexa skill developers  TechCrunch · 5 days
Developers building voice-enabled applications for Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered devices will now have a new way to validate their abilities, with Amazon’s launch of a new AWS Certified Alexa... more
Logitech’s new remote ditches the touchscreen for Alexa  TechCrunch · 5 days
Logitech has a long history of serving AV nerds with its advanced line of universal remotes. In an age of eight million set top boxes, dongles and video on demand services, the... more
These discounted Bluetooth headphones were made to protect kids' hearing  Windows Central · 5 days
Built for kids, budgeted for parents. With the SoundPEATS Kids Bluetooth Headphones, your child can listen wirelessly to their music while you ensure their ears are protected against... more
Where's the best place to buy the Logitech G935 headset?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: The best place to get your hands on the new Logitech G935 headset is either from Amazon or Dell, and both offer speedy shipping options. Option... more
The Logitech Harmony Express universal remote trades complexity for Amazon Alexa  Windows Central · 5 days
Setting up activities — and attaching them to myriad buttons — are a thing of the past as the remote is simplified, and relies on the power... more
Techstars celebrates 10 years in Boston and over $1B in graduate funding  TechCrunch · 5 days
Techstars - Boston is celebrating its tenth anniversary today. Over the years, it has helped contribute to the Boston startup ecosystem, graduating 155 startups... more
Snap up the savings with $150 off the Panasonic LUMIX ZS60 4K camera  Windows Central · 5 days
Amazon is offering the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-ZS60K camera with a $150 discount today only. The 4K-capable point and shoot camera has been... more
Amazon Targeted by Italy in Market Dominance Probe  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Italy's competition authority said Tuesday it had opened an investigation into Amazon for possible abuse of its dominant position in online commerce and logistics. more
Amazon UK is littered with suspicious reviews, report claims  THE VERGE · 5 days
Thousands of suspicious reviews have been discovered on top-rated products on Amazon UK, propelling devices from relatively unknown... more
Should you play Forza Motorsport 7 in 2019?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: Even though it's nearly two years old, Forza 7 continues to get fresh content and remains one of the very best circuit racers available on the Xbox One. Still good:... more
Use this coupon to snag these SoundPEATS true wireless earbuds at a new low  Windows Central · 5 days
With Bluetooth 5.0 and a 55-hour battery life. The SoundPEATS Q32 true wireless earbuds drop to $31.99 at Amazon when... more
Amazon 'flooded by fake five-star reviews' - Which? report  BBC · 5 days
Top-rated reviews on popular items are dominated by unknown brands, consumer group Which? finds. more
Logitech Harmony Express builds in Alexa to simplify TV systems for $250 - CNET  CNET · 5 days
My family and I spent the last week talking (and listening) to the latest Harmony universal clicker. Here's what we... more
Logitech’s new $250 Harmony Express remote puts Alexa in control  THE VERGE · 5 days
Logitech just announced a new remote control that shakes up what consumers have come to expect... more
Gully Boy Is Now Available on Amazon Prime Video in India  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Gully Boy is now available on Amazon Prime Video in India, just over two months since its theatrical release in the country, during which it became... more
Amazon tech product listings flooded with 'fake' reviews  Sky News · 5 days
Potentially fake reviews are flooding listings of tech products from "unknown" brands on Amazon, according to a Which? investigation. more
The Nokia 64GB Android smartphone is on sale for $300  Windows Central · 6 days
Your new phone awaits. The Nokia 7.1 Dual-SIM 64GB unlocked smartphone is down to $299.99 at B&H. The deal at B&H also comes with a Mint Mobile 3-months... more
The SoundPeats water-resistant Bluetooth earbuds are on sale for $11  Windows Central · 6 days
Good for any time, including going out for a run. The SoundPeats sporty in-ear Bluetooth headphones are down to $11.39 on Amazon. When you click that link you'll... more
Anker's tiny USB-C charger for $25 has the power to charge your laptop  Windows Central · 6 days
Stay powered up! The Anker PowerPort Atom PD 1 30W ultra-compact USB-C wall charger with Power Delivery is down to $25.49 on... more
The Anker PowerDrive Speed+ Duo PD Car Charger is $10 off  Windows Central · 6 days
Amazon has the Anker PowerDrive Speed+ Duo Car Charger on sale for $16.99, saving you $10 off the usual price. We've never seen it drop lower... more
Search Pandora in Borderlands Game of the Year Edition on PC for only $7  Windows Central · 6 days
Now it's your turn to see why Borderlands received a Game of the Year release. With Borderlands 3 now only... more
Bring along the beat with this tiny Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker at 17% off  Windows Central · 6 days
This water-resistant speaker is pocket-sized and prepared for any trip. Before taking off on any adventures this summer, you should consider bringing... more
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Alexa now works with Apple Music on Sonos, bringing Siri-like voice control
9to5Mac
Amazon’s The Boys gets a new, NSFW trailer and a July 26th release date
THE VERGE
Disney, Netflix, Amazon: The battle for streaming survival
BBC
In a world of Google and Amazon, libraries rethink their role - CNET
CNET
Amazon’s Alexa can handle patient information now — what does that mean for privacy?
THE VERGE
Save on HomeKit Sylvania Lighting, Apple Watch Series 3 LTE from $269, MacBook Pro and more in today’s best deals
9to5Mac
Justice Department says attempts to prevent Netflix from Oscars eligibility could violate antitrust law
THE VERGE
Seven new anime series to watch this spring
THE VERGE
Jeff Bezos wants to take his fellow billionaires to space with Blue Origin - CNET
CNET
This weekend, stream a horror film from the creator of Amazon’s Hanna
THE VERGE
The Tick is still the perfect show for an age of superhero saturation
THE VERGE
Roku CEO Talks About Apple TV+ Going Cross-Platform
MacRumors
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