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Hey, Google, Alexa and Siri: You finally get what we're saying

Voice assistants in our smart devices are better interpret what you want. Microsoft and Google gave a glimpse into the future, with Apple coming soon.     ...

Hey, Google, Alexa and Siri: You finally get what we're saying

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Google Assistant bests Alexa and Siri in most-used medication knowledge Google Assistant is able to deliver more comprehensible and helpful results than Siri and Alexa when asked questions about the top 50 most-used medic...
23:14, 06/20/2019

Don't Let Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant Auto-Dial Companies We’ve talked about how fake business listings can show up on Google Maps despite Google’s regulations, and use the appearance of legitimacy to exploi...
03:14, 08/20/2019

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 ...
00:56, 06/05/2019

Voice assistants are listening to you: How to delete Siri, Alexa and Google recordings Apple suspended a program that let third party contractors listen to your Siri recordings. Here's how to delete recordings from Siri, Alexa and ...
00:42, 08/06/2019

Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant promote sexist attitudes towards women, says UN A report by UNESCO has suggested that the default use of female-sounding voice assistants in our smart home gadgets and smartphones perpetuates sexis...
09:56, 05/23/2019

Apple's Siri needs an update. Here are 7 ideas to be more competitive with Alexa and Google Siri first introduced in 2011, but lags behind Alexa and Google Assistant in consumer surveys. After years of promises, Apple needs to get serious. ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

New research makes Siri and Alexa seem like lightweights next to accuracy champion Google Assistant Google, Amazon, and Apple's AI-powered virtual assistants can be incredibly useful tools around the house or on the move for controlling music playba...
10:56, 06/21/2019

How to Delete Voice Recordings From Alexa, Google Assistant, Facebook Portal, and Siri We can control so many devices through voice interactions with digital assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. This can be incredibly conv...
04:42, 08/06/2019

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such a...
17:28, 06/04/2019

Fewer parents are naming their kids Alexa or Siri Picking a name for your kid can be a long and difficult process. You have to take into account factors like the name’s sound, its meaning, its cultur...
02:56, 06/12/2019

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent Unit...
11:28, 05/22/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Sir...
02:56, 05/22/2019

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers s...
10:56, 06/14/2019

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 comp...
01:28, 08/03/2019

Spotify users may finally be able to start using Siri commands to play music Over the past few months, there’s been quite a bit of tension between Apple and Spotify. Not too long ago, for example, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek a...
06:14, 08/14/2019

iPhone music fans rejoice: Siri might finally speak to Spotify It’s no secret that there’s fierce competition between Apple and Spotify for dominance over the music streaming space, but if recent re...
07:28, 08/14/2019

Song ID, one of the best new Alexa skills, is finally in the UK As convenient as Alexa's hands-free music is, it can get irritating when you never know the name of the song or band currently playing – ...
21:28, 07/30/2019

Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally here to monitor your home while you're away Even though music streaming remains the primary use case for Amazon and Google's insanely popular smart speakers, it goes without saying Alexa and Go...
20:42, 05/14/2019

KitchenAid’s $3,199 SmartOven+ connects to Google Home and Alexa KitchenAid's water- and sauce-resistant Smart Display got most of the attention at CES 2019, but the company also announced a smart oven, which ...
06:14, 06/25/2019

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...
02:42, 05/22/2019

Hey, Siri, how about some shortcuts to help save me some time. Siri says, 'Sure' Siri Shortcuts, now an iPhone and iPad app, will be built into the upcoming iOS 13 operating system. The feature can figure a tip and give directions...
13:14, 08/17/2019

Google finally doing gestures "the right way" with Android Q! You know what they say — modern problems require modern solutions. One such problem was created once phone manufacturers began to shrink phone bezels...
16:14, 05/08/2019

Sonos finally gets Google Assistant in the UK Sonos speakers just got that little bit smarter in the UK, bringing Google Assistant to its smart speakers via a free update six months after this ha...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Google Assistant finally comes to Dish's receivers It only took half a year, but Dish's receivers are finally ready to work with Google Assistant. The satellite TV provider has started rolling o...
20:14, 07/31/2019

Alexa Announcements can now work with any Alexa-enabled device Just because a device has Alexa inside it doesn't mean it can do everything an Amazon Echo can – but Amazon just rolled out an update tha...
21:42, 05/27/2019

Dr. Alexa: Amazon’s Alexa will soon provide health advice in the UK Britain’s health care service is teaming up with Amazon’s digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s offic...
23:28, 07/10/2019

Google Chrome for desktop is finally getting a dark mode Google is working on a dark mode for desktop versions of its browsers and its ChromeOS operating system.For a few months it's been possible to a...
13:56, 07/30/2019

Google May Have Finally Made a Truly Usable Voice Assistant Google says it will include a new version of its speech recognition software in some new phones, potentially transforming how people accomplish tasks...
21:14, 05/08/2019

Honor 20 Pro finally receives Google certification, launch now possible The Honor 20 Pro’s launch has been on hold ever since the smartphone was first announced last month. But now it seems as though the company can final...
16:14, 06/17/2019

Google Assistant finally controls Sonos speakers It took well over a year, but Sonos is finally ready to offer native voice control on its speakers beyond Alexa. Sonos is rolling out a promised soft...
16:42, 05/14/2019

Sonos’ long-promised support for Google Assistant is finally here Sonos is finally making good on its promise to support the Google Assistant, which is coming to the company’s Sonos One speaker and Sonos Beam ...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Sonos will finally launch Google Assistant on some speakers next week It's been more than a year in the making, but Sonos will finally roll out support for Google Assistant next week. The company confirmed the laun...
08:00, 05/10/2019

One of the best Google Maps features ever is finally live on Android and iPhone Google regularly updates its navigation app with new features while testing other novelties with the help of beta releases, and Google Maps keep gett...
22:14, 08/08/2019

Leak: Pixel 4 renders suggest Google is finally using multiple cameras Fresh off of giving us our first good look at Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10, @OnLeaks is now showing off what the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL might look like. ...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Google is finally ready to talk openly about the mysterious new OS that might replace Android We’ve been talking for a few years about Google’s mysterious operating system meant to replace Android, Chrome, and whatever Android-deri...
13:56, 05/10/2019

JBL's Google Assistant soundbar finally released after a year-long delay It's been a while since the JBL Link Bar was announced – nearly a year, in fact – but the all-in-one soundbar, Android TV box, Chr...
18:00, 07/24/2019

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 wel...
11:14, 05/22/2019

Free software update finally adds Google Assistant support to a pair of Sonos speakers While Amazon is widely considered the pioneer of the booming smart speaker market, having released the first Echo model way back in 2014, it took an ...
22:28, 05/14/2019

Google executive finally confirms that the tech giant is no longer working on a censored search engine for China (GOOG, GOOGL) Google finally said that it is killing the censored search engine it had been building for China, known internally as Project Dragonfly. "Yes, we ha...
09:28, 07/17/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are now finally official: here's all you need to know Google has just officially lifted the cover off its first truly affordable Pixel phones that promise to bring an incredible camera and years of softw...
20:42, 05/07/2019

Fox is finally—finally!—too old for the Lethal Weapon TV show's shit Never let it be said that Fox won’t move heaven and earth in order to support projects it truly believes in—or, at least, believes in the syndication...
01:56, 05/11/2019

Siri now sounds more like a human While Siri sounds decent most of the time, it still comes off as a little robotic. With iOS 13, however, Siri should sound a lot more human. At WWDC,...
21:14, 06/03/2019

The UN thinks you're a sexist for using Siri If you want to fix gender imbalances in tech, targeting the supposed sexism of Siri and Alexa should be pretty far down on your list. According to th...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Here are all the cool new things you'll be able to do with Siri soon Apple' Siri voice assistant is getting a lot better, here are a bunch of the new things you'll be able to do with it this fall when Apple&#...
22:28, 06/04/2019

Apple's Siri: A cheat sheet Siri, Apple's personal digital assistant, uses machine learning and natural speech to answer questions, return relevant search information, perform a...
23:42, 06/08/2019

Apple’s Siri routinely records you having sex Hey Siri, I need some privacy. Apple’s “Siri” automated assistant routinely records people having sex, as well as making drug deals...
21:56, 07/29/2019

How to set up Siri to read your text messages through your AirPods in iOS 13 Apple's iOS 13 update, which will be available in the fall for iPhones, will let Siri read your text messages to you through your AirPods. Here&...
16:28, 06/19/2019

Siri will play third-party audio apps in iOS 13 In the future, you might be able to ask Siri to play your Spotify music and podcasts. According to MacRumors, iOS 13 and iPadOS will open the SiriKit...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Siri gets a better voice and new AirPods and HomePod features Apple's Siri got a series of enhancements today including a more expressive voice and the ability to quickly send SMS messages with AirPods.Read More...
21:14, 06/03/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New ...
19:28, 05/03/2019

Apple won’t let other people listen to your Siri recordings anymore unless you opt-in A report a few days ago revealed that third-parties listen to parts of Siri voice recordings to improve the accuracy of the service. A former employe...
19:28, 08/02/2019

Apple has stopped sending Siri chats to third parties... for now Apple is to suspend a program in which it sent anonymized recordings of Siri chats to third party contractors, following privacy concerns raised by a...
11:56, 08/02/2019

Apple suspends Siri recordings after workers overhear 'sex' Apple has suspended access to Siri recordings for contractors following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential and in...
14:14, 08/02/2019

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the ...
22:42, 08/02/2019

Apple updates CarPlay with new home screen and Siri Suggestions Today at Apple’s annual developer’s conference, the company revealed the biggest update to CarPlay since its release. The revamped in-car system loo...
01:56, 06/04/2019

Siri Shortcuts expanding to control robot vacuums and even your shower Shouting at your iPhone or HomePod to "vacuum my home" or "turn on my shower" does nothing right now, but that's about to change thanks to a big...
17:00, 08/01/2019

Apple Siri contractors often hear up to 30 seconds of accidental recordings You might know that Apple screens some of Siri's recordings to improve the assistant's accuracy, but recordings can be surprisingly long and numerous...
16:14, 07/27/2019

US author Siri Hustvedt receives prestigious Spanish award A Spanish foundation says that American writer Siri Hustvedt, author of international bestsellers such as “What I Loved” and “The Summer Without Men,...
12:56, 05/22/2019

Apple suspends the Siri program where people listened to your questions Just last week a report by The Guardian dug into a program where third-party contractors listened in to anonymized recordings of Apple users asking S...
08:42, 08/02/2019

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors list...
12:42, 08/02/2019

Apple is reportedly in talks to let Siri play Spotify tracks You wouldn't think that Apple and Spotify's relationship would be thawing out anytime soon, given that Spotify has lodged an antitrust comp...
17:28, 08/14/2019

Hey Siri! Stop recording and sharing my private conversations | Roisin Kiberd Voice assistants have a dark side, and we may be paying for their limited benefits with our privacyA news story in the Guardian last week confirmed w...
01:56, 07/31/2019

Tech Q&A: Upgrading Windows 7, Siri tricks, find out if someone blocked your number and more Your tech questions answered. One of the big questions is hot to figure out if a Facebook friend request is the real deal or fake.    ...
17:56, 05/06/2019

Apple Admits a Small Portion of Siri Recordings Are Heard by Humans Apple allows Siri recordings to be heard by contractors as part of a process called "grading", which improves the efficacy of the voice assistant, a ...
14:42, 07/27/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practic...
03:28, 07/27/2019

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, ...
20:00, 07/26/2019

Apple halts Siri response grading program after privacy concerns Apple Inc said on Friday it suspended its global program where it analyzed recordings from users interacting with its voice assistant Siri, after so...
13:00, 08/02/2019

Bose’s new $399 headphones boast Siri support and adjustable noise cancellation Bose today announced the latest edition to its premium headphone lineup. The new model is called the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. When it go...
20:14, 05/29/2019

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings As much as Apple emphasizes privacy, it hasn't completely avoided eyebrow-raising behavior. The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri qu...
21:57, 07/26/2019

Apple confirms "a small portion" of Siri recordings get reviewed by contractors First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple: it seems that every company with a digital assistant to its name uses human beings to review a selection of...
01:28, 07/28/2019

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assist...
19:28, 08/02/2019

Apple Contractors Reportedly Overhear Sensitive Information and Sexy Times Thanks to Siri First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple have all confirmed that their devices are not only listening to you, but complete strangers may be reviewing...
04:14, 07/28/2019

I tried to sexually harass Siri, but all she did was give me a polite brush-off | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Virtual assistants are millennial Stepford Wives. But perhaps there’s an upside for real women“Hey Siri, show me your tits,” is not something I ever ...
23:14, 05/22/2019

Apple's Siri lets contractors hear couples having sex, confidential medical information: report Apple contract workers can overhear confidential medical information and couples having sex, as part of maintaining quality control for the tech gian...
01:28, 07/30/2019

Apple suspends Siri review program following report that private conversations can be heard by contractors The Guardian last week ran an expose highlighting how contractors working to improve the reliability of Siri can sometimes listen to information that...
22:14, 08/02/2019

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to ...
11:28, 08/02/2019

A new lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user's privacy by allegedly allowing Siri to record without consent (AAPL) Florence Fu/Tech Insider A recently filed class-action lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user privacy by allegedly recording consumers and minors w...
17:28, 08/08/2019

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $20 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger t...
20:14, 08/03/2019

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $27 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger t...
22:28, 07/10/2019

Hey Siri, turn on 'The Voice' for my Vizio TV Watch your iPhone on any TV, without an Apple TV device? Now it can be done, via Vizio, Samsung, Sony and LG TVs. Vizio tools in beta. We tried it. ...
19:28, 05/21/2019

You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—...
23:00, 05/29/2019

The 7 best Alexa cooking hacks you definitely want to try VoiceBrew Alexa can make your time in the kitchen much easier and more productive. Here are the 7 most surprisingly helpful ways to use Alexa while ...
22:56, 06/11/2019

Amazon’s Alexa may soon know if you’re happy or sad Amazon's Alexa team is exploring ways to detect human emotion like happiness, sadness, and anger with machine learning and audio recordings.Read More...
20:00, 07/08/2019

Two of the best Prime Day deals are only available if you ask Alexa Looking for a money-saving deal on Amazon Prime Day 2019? Just ask your Amazon Echo device, "Alexa, what are my deals?'     ...
16:28, 07/15/2019

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you hav...
18:14, 08/21/2019

How to install and use Alexa on Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. If you’ve e...
01:56, 06/29/2019

How the BMW X7 voicebot is far better (and a little less advanced) than Alexa I’ve been wanting to test out the Intelligent Personal Assistant in a BMW for quite some time now. Announced last fall, I finally had my chanc...
23:00, 05/29/2019

The Terrible Truth About Alexa This week, I read through a history of everything I’ve said to Alexa, and it felt a little bit like reading an old diary. Until I remembered that the...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Alexa Gone Bad: When A.I. Assistants Turn On Us In the new ‘Child’s Play’ film, the wicked Chucky doll is reconceived as an A.I. assistant. But what if our real smart-home helpers rebel in less mur...
18:14, 06/21/2019

Hey Alexa: How can we escape surveillance capitalism? Where do you go when you want to escape surveillance? When you want to stop feeling like you might be being listened to by microphones, or watched th...
22:56, 04/30/2019

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. Accord...
23:00, 06/15/2019

How to use Amazon Alexa to get in a quick workout anywhere You can use Amazon Alexa to exercise wherever you are. All you have to do is ask Alexa to start a workout, whether it's a five-minute abs-focuse...
17:00, 06/07/2019

You’re Home Alone With Alexa. Are Your Secrets Safe? Privacy at home is something most people take for granted. But the home has become the latest frontier in data harvesting for big tech companies. Sma...
10:14, 07/19/2019

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important thin...
23:14, 05/22/2019

Use Alexa to Donate a Backpack to a Child in Need Amazon, Alexa and Shaquille O’Neal are teaming up this month to donate backpacks filled with school supplies to kids in need. If you have an Alexa in...
04:42, 08/06/2019

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official websit...
17:42, 07/10/2019

Toshiba's new 4K TVs come with a plug-in Alexa microphone Toshiba has now launched its latest 4K TV ranges for 2019, and it's got a bit of help from the Amazon Alexa smart assistant – but not in ...
10:42, 07/29/2019

LG brings Alexa to its 2019 ThinQ TVs At CES, LG announced that its 2019 ThinQ AI TVs would support Amazon Alexa, and now the voice assistant has arrived in 14 countries. On top of Google...
18:56, 05/23/2019

How to Stop a Recording From Waking Alexa Lifehacker recently published a video in which two subjects test the functions of an Amazon Echo. Soon after, our Senior Technology Editor, David Mur...
22:42, 04/30/2019

The best smart home sensors for Alexa By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen edit...
19:56, 08/18/2019

Alexa is invading Windows 10 computers It’s not a secret that you can run two virtual assistants on Windows 10 computers, including Microsoft’s own Cortana as well as Amazon&rs...
23:14, 07/16/2019

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and marke...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Every Windows 10 PC can now use Alexa hands-free While Cortana is still technically the default voice-activated virtual assistant on Windows 10 devices, it never took off quite like Microsoft hoped ...
17:56, 05/07/2019

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around? Just in case you wanted a robot butler to follow you around the house, Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa bot with wheels that can be summoned ...
19:14, 07/12/2019

Alexa will speak Spanish in the US later this year Americans will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish. Amazon launched a new voice model on Monday that will let developers build skills for Spani...
03:28, 04/30/2019

You can now adjust how quickly Alexa speaks in the U.S. Alexa's latest feature adjusts speech rate on command. It's the latest in a string of accessibility features to hit Amazon's voice assistant.Read Mor...
20:14, 08/07/2019

Alexa has so many recordings of me, I made a song out of them. Most people don’t realize that Alexa records everything you say to it. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler went through his recordings and made a song out ...
02:56, 05/07/2019

Alexa now speaks as slowly (or quickly) as you need As of today, users in the US can ask their Alexa devices to speak slower or faster. The change is meant to make Alexa more accessible. Asking the voi...
21:00, 08/07/2019

Does Asking Alexa Actually Save Time? An Investigation Digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri are easier to use than ever. Not only are they built into smart speakers, these days you ca...
00:14, 05/03/2019

You can now ask Alexa to delete your voice history As Amazon announced the brand new Echo Show 5 today, it also introduced several new features that will come to all Alexa-enabled devices. One of them...
17:28, 05/29/2019

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 Googl...
22:56, 05/08/2019

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.  ...
19:28, 05/21/2019

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 ...
05:56, 06/23/2019

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 r...
14:14, 05/13/2019

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 nic...
20:14, 08/21/2019

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...
19:56, 06/20/2019

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 an...
00:42, 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 an...
02:00, 06/03/2019

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 ...
13:56, 06/06/2019

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 wan...
05:00, 05/08/2019

'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 alway...
22:28, 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 Su...
05:56, 06/03/2019

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 Bel...
20:28, 07/11/2019

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 Su...
13:42, 06/03/2019

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...
01:28, 05/08/2019

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 f...
10:42, 08/08/2019

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 an...
02:00, 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 ...
22:00, 07/11/2019

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 si...
02:00, 07/10/2019

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 f...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Google is testing full offline storage for Google Drive Ever needed a files from Google Drive, but been unable to grab it because you're stuck without internet access? Such worries could soon be a dis...
11:56, 06/25/2019

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 li...
17:42, 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, ...
02:28, 06/27/2019

Alexa is now hands-free on all Windows 10 devices The Windows 10 app for Alexa is now able to hear and act on commands without you having to lift a finger. As noted by The Verge, the latest vers...
15:56, 05/07/2019

Garmin hopes Alexa will convince you to buy a dedicated GPS There's no question that dedicated GPS units are on the decline in an era when your smartphone is often good enough for navigation, if not bette...
15:14, 06/05/2019

Amazon Alexa to Talk to You in Impeccable Hindi Soon India is a key growth market for Alexa's global team at Amazon and witnessing the potential, the team is working on to introduce more regional langua...
11:42, 06/07/2019

Tell Alexa to set a routine for sunrise instead of a specific time Amazon is rolling out a number of new options for Alexa routines. Starting today, you can set up a routine to trigger actions when your alarm stops. ...
02:42, 05/07/2019

Man buys Tesla with money he made with Alexa's help When Nick Schwab isn't at his day job, working as a software engineer at Ford, he's building voice apps for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant. It's a pa...
10:42, 05/07/2019

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with th...
02:42, 05/17/2019

You can now invoke Alexa on Windows PCs hands-free Amazon rolled out an update to the Alexa for Windows app that lets users invoke the voice assistant hands-free, and that adds support for Pandora.Rea...
22:56, 05/06/2019

Amazon Cloud Cam: everything you need to know about the Alexa-powered camera Amazon Cloud Cam gives Alexa a new sense: sight. It’s a security camera and a pet camera, a motion detector and even a two-way intercom that y...
18:56, 07/01/2019

Create a Family Chore Chart on Alexa With family chores, kids often spend more time protesting and less time doing the actual job. (“It’s Scarlett’s turn to unload the dishwasher!” “No, ...
18:56, 07/01/2019

The best Alexa-compatible Prime Day deals of 2019 From security cameras to video doorbells, you can control these products using your Alexa-enabled device like the Amazon Echo Dot or Amazon Echo. &#...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Amazon is trying to make Alexa-enabled gadgets more fun A variety of new Alexa-enabled gadgets, games and smart toys could soon flood the market thanks to Amazon's latest developer tool. On Thursday, ...
10:00, 08/16/2019

New chip to let headphones respond to Amazon's Alexa by name Knowles Corp, a major supplier of microphones to Apple's iPhone and many other smart devices, on Tuesday released a new chip that will allow battery-...
15:42, 06/11/2019

Amazon keeps Alexa transcripts unless you manually delete them Back in May, Amazon introduced a new Alexa feature that makes it easy to delete your voice history -- apparently, that could be pretty handy if you d...
18:28, 07/03/2019

Amazon's new opt-out keeps people from 'reviewing' your Alexa recordings Over the last few days Google and Apple have begun to address their use of real people that listen in on recordings to help improve voice AI like Ass...
21:28, 08/03/2019

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can't Delete Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order a pizza, know that the recording could be stored indefinitely, even if you ask to delete ...
02:28, 07/04/2019

Amazon Alexa is rolling out to 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs LG has announced that it's rolling out Amazon Alexa support to its 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs, which includes its range of LG UHD TVs, NanoCell TVs, a...
15:00, 05/23/2019

As Alexa Chung Shares Her Diagnosis, Here's Everything You Need To Know About Endometriosis “I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as a member, but here I am,” the star revealed alongside hashtags including #endometriosiscl...
22:56, 07/19/2019

Sony's Xperia 1 is available with hands-free Alexa Don't like that nearly all of Amazon's Alexa-centric phones are budget models? You won't have that complaint after today, although yo...
16:56, 08/15/2019

Bolster Your Home Security With This New Alexa Feature We normally bring up AI assistants and smart speakers in the context of keeping your conversations and home life separate from the vigilant ears of t...
01:28, 05/15/2019

Let me into your home: artist Lauren McCarthy on becoming Alexa for a day She livestreams her dates, once became a real-life Alexa and built a light that dims in boring company. As AI: More Than Human opens at the Barbican,...
18:42, 05/14/2019

Altice's smart speaker uses Alexa to control your TV set-top box You probably don't associate cable giant Altice USA with the cutting edge of smart home technology, but it's determined to change your mind...
21:00, 08/07/2019

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly peop...
18:28, 07/10/2019

Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island Tomorrow, The Lonely Island will embark on a two-week tour of the U.S. that will no doubt feature veiny, ‘roided-out cuts from The Unauthorized Bash ...
21:14, 06/14/2019

Add This Alexa-Compatible Roomba to the Family For Just $230, Today Only There are a lot of inexpensive robotic vacuums out there, but Roombas are still the most broadly popular, not to mention the easiest to buy replaceme...
21:14, 05/07/2019

Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Welcome Son Kingston James "It's official! We are now a family of 4!" Alexa and Carlos PenaVega introduced the world to their new bundle of joy on Tuesday, July 2. Their secon...
01:00, 07/03/2019

How to Prevent Amazon From Reviewing Your Alexa Convos After a Guardian story revealed that Apple uses human contractors to review some of its Siri recordings this week, Apple made the decision to tempora...
23:28, 08/03/2019

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than...
00:14, 06/14/2019

Amazon's Alexa will give medical advice from the NHS The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to bring its health information to Alexa. As part of the NHS' long term plan to make its services available di...
18:00, 07/10/2019

How to shop with Alexa and get early access to deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping ...
20:28, 07/17/2019

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service sa...
10:28, 07/11/2019

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech gia...
13:00, 07/10/2019

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...
05:14, 05/26/2019

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The ...
11:42, 05/30/2019

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 Tuesd...
05:00, 08/21/2019

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...
01:28, 06/21/2019

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 Vis...
06:56, 07/26/2019

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it c...
19:42, 06/26/2019

Windows 10 May Soon Allow Amazon Alexa to Activate on the Lock Screen Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18362.10005 aka 19H2 includes a change that will enable third-party digital assistants to voice activate on the lock...
13:14, 07/16/2019

Windows 10 preview could bring Alexa to your PC's lock screen Amazon Alexa can be helpful on Windows, but you can't quite treat your PC like a supersized Echo when third-party voice helpers don't work ...
03:42, 07/16/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: How to use Alexa to find the best deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping ...
21:28, 07/15/2019

Alexa, How Can I Fly To Mumbai? Now, Amazon Makes Inroads In Air Travel Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, now sells tickets to Indian customers and offers them an easy payment process and cash-back offers. Airl...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Amazon cut the price of Bose's Alexa-enabled soundbar by $200 — you can get it for $499 Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate par...
01:14, 05/10/2019

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over ...
19:28, 08/08/2019

Brits have mixed feelings about the partnership between Amazon Alexa and the NHS Some privacy advocates have spoken out about the partnership between Amazon and the National Health Service to help people access health information ...
21:42, 07/10/2019

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-focus...
18:14, 05/09/2019

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Ech...
04:42, 05/30/2019

Alexa can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens  ...
12:15, 05/14/2019

Amazon Alexa voice recordings sent into Polish homes Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged ...
04:42, 08/05/2019

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Heal...
17:28, 07/10/2019

Charlie Brooker gets taste of dystopia after being called 'Alexa' by son Black Mirror creator’s wife says Amazon’s virtual assistant was subsequently switched offFormer Blue Peter presenter and wife of Black Mirror’s creat...
00:42, 08/05/2019

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing t...
00:56, 06/14/2019

The next Fitbit Versa could come with an OLED display and Alexa integration Fitbit struggled after launching the Ionic, it’s first smartwatch, but managed to bounce back when the company released the Fitbit Versa in Ma...
05:56, 08/02/2019

Amazon Alexa now compatible with over 60,000 smart home devices Alexa now works with over 60,000 smart devices, making it the most widely available voice assistant on the market. According to Digital Trends, ...
14:42, 05/13/2019

Alexa built-in devices become a bit more helpful with the addition of Announcements Amazon has just announced a small improvement to all devices running its Alexa personal digital assistant – Announcements. The new feature will make ...
14:56, 05/25/2019

Alexa Bliss was ‘very worried’ WWE career was over during concussion nightmare The fear of her wrestling career being over was real for Alexa Bliss. The WWE superstar had suffered multiple concussions and battled their effects s...
17:42, 06/21/2019

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder ...
20:56, 07/18/2019

Fitbit's next smartwatch could pack Alexa and an OLED screen Fitbit said it would shift back to more innovative smartwatches after the Versa Lite floundered, and now we have an idea of just what it meant. Well...
01:56, 08/02/2019

Fitbit Versa 2 could be coming soon, with Amazon Alexa integration The Fitbit Versa is going to see a successor, it seems (and not the Fitbit Versa Lite), as leaks and rumors regarding the Fitbit Versa 2 are starting...
18:14, 08/14/2019

Pure StreamR smart speaker takes Alexa on the go Pure has now launched its first Alexa-enabled speaker: the Pure StreamR.Pure is traditionally best known for its range of DAB radios, though naturall...
14:42, 05/13/2019

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once y...
01:14, 07/04/2019

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Ama...
07:28, 08/18/2019

Amazon now lets you opt out of having people review your Alexa recordings The practice of having human beings review digital assistant recordings for quality control purposes is back in the news, and following Apple's ...
15:28, 08/03/2019

2 Deputies Wounded In Gunfight That Began After Man Shot At Amazon Alexa Two Florida deputies were injured in a shootout Saturday morning, which began with a girl's call for help. Her father, she said, had fired a gun at h...
06:00, 06/11/2019

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the ...
04:56, 07/11/2019

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging sample...
16:42, 06/13/2019

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by...
22:00, 07/12/2019

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 So...
18:14, 07/12/2019

Alexa Chung Is A “Diamond In The Ruffle” At London’s Chopard Party Alexa Chung accepted Chopard’s invitation to the metaphorical ribbon cutting of its revamped London flagship boutique, and used the evening as an opp...
13:00, 06/18/2019

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-activate...
03:56, 07/13/2019

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states...
15:28, 06/15/2019

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assista...
01:28, 06/14/2019

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail gia...
08:42, 07/03/2019

Alexa Guard can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens  ...
16:42, 05/14/2019

Sony is expanding Alexa functionality on its Android-based smart TVs Sony is bringing some new Alexa functionality to its Android TV smart TVs with the new Amazon Alexa Music, Cameras and TV Control app that's rol...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Alexa could detect whether you're having a heart attack, study suggests Researchers say that Alexa, some iPhones and Androids could be used to detect if you're having a heart attack by listening to your breathing pat...
15:42, 06/20/2019

Toyota's 2020 Prius Prime arrives with CarPlay and Alexa When Toyota unveiled its revamped Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, we largely liked everything about it -- except for the wonky infotainment system. With ...
11:42, 05/03/2019

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 mo...
10:56, 06/12/2019

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips across 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a y...
17:56, 06/21/2019

Amazon launches a certification program for Alexa skill developers Developers building voice-enabled applications for Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered devices will now have a new way to validate their abilities, ...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Expanding Globally, Amazon's Alexa Strives for Local Mindset Getting Alexa to work across the globe and in many languages requires that the company’s engineers keep the local experience in mind, according to To...
05:28, 05/21/2019

Alexa lets you donate backpacks full of supplies to kids in need The new school year is almost upon us and as always, there are families who could use some help with school supplies. With its latest charity initiat...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent You From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming s...
16:42, 05/29/2019

Ecobee unveils its latest Alexa-powered smart thermostat This morning, Ecobee released details on its latest voice-controlled smart thermostat. Rumors circulated last week when the device appeared briefly o...
19:42, 06/03/2019

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy imple...
20:14, 08/03/2019

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 fo...
16:42, 05/29/2019

Camsoda’s Virtual Assistant Blocker is like a privacy condom for Alexa Camsoda is launching its Virtual Assistant Blocker, which gives couples privacy when they're having sex so voice assistants like Alexa won't record t...
00:42, 08/09/2019

Alexa takes hands-free voice commands on Windows 10 PCs Amazon's Alexa app for Windows 10 now behaves more like you'd expect it to -- that is, it behaves more like an Echo speaker. An update to ...
02:42, 05/07/2019

Amazon Alexa users can now donate school supplies via voice Amazon has announced a new way for customers to donate back-to-school supplies to students in need, in partnership with Communities in Schools.Read M...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Parents turn to Alexa to tell bedtime stories, research suggests More than a quarter of parents are relying on home assistants such as Alexa, apps and voice notes to read their children a bedtime story, research su...
16:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon Alexa's voice-command history is now much easier to delete Following recent privacy concerns suggesting that Amazon employees may be listening to your recorded Alexa conversations, the online retail giant has...
07:14, 05/30/2019

Toyota brings Alexa and CarPlay to 2018 Camry and Sienna Good news: you don't have to buy a brand new Toyota (or score a very lightly used model) just to get modern mobile conveniences. The automaker ...
09:42, 05/01/2019

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-en...
12:56, 05/27/2019

Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their vo...
01:28, 08/06/2019

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake...
02:14, 05/24/2019

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.   ...
22:42, 05/29/2019

Alexa Chung Is Launching An “Original, Unfiltered” YouTube Channel Future episodes will span travel guides, make-up tutorials and a special film exploring the Royal Academy’s summer exhibition accompanied by the cura...
14:00, 05/03/2019

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 we...
04:00, 06/22/2019

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....
02:42, 06/14/2019

Parents Named Their Baby "Google" After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google an...
14:28, 07/15/2019

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read Mor...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Amazon Alexa Users Can Now Disable Human Review of Voice Recordings Amazon has started offering Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings. The option is now available via the Alexa smart...
16:42, 08/07/2019

Schoolchildren in China work overnight to produce Amazon Alexa devices Leaked documents show children as young as 16 recruited by Amazon supplier Foxconn work gruelling and illegal hoursHundreds of schoolchildren have be...
19:42, 08/09/2019

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...
23:14, 05/29/2019

New Windows 10 preview promotes Amazon Alexa (and other assistants) to the lock screen Windows 10 has a new preview build of the update that's due to land in the latter half of 2019, and while it only comes with a few changes (unsu...
12:14, 07/16/2019

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice comman...
03:42, 05/31/2019

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...
11:42, 05/30/2019

This Discounted Light Switch Is Packed With Sensors, And Even an Alexa Smart Speaker Ecobee’s Switch+ is probably the smartest light switch in existence. It can control your lights via an ambient light sensor, a motion sensor, and (of...
01:56, 08/07/2019

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 ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Amazon Alexa stores voice recordings for as long as it likes (and shares them too) Back in April, it emerged that Amazon employees could be listening to recordings of Amazon Echo speaker users' conversations with Alex...
18:56, 07/03/2019

Amazon's devices chief explains how Alexa is changing what people buy online Amazon's hardware devices chief Dave Limp told CNBC that while Alexa is not necessarily getting consumers to buy more online, it is helping popu...
20:28, 06/05/2019

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 ...
07:14, 07/24/2019

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read...
00:42, 06/06/2019

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product con...
23:42, 05/21/2019

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Alexa Chung Fetes Barbour Collab With “Simply The Fest” Pub Quiz Before Glastonbury Held at The Albion in Dalston, Chung circulated a crowd including Daisy Lowe, Mary Charteris and Henry Holland, before helping compere Nick Grimshaw ...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her...
05:14, 05/28/2019

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Ki...
21:00, 06/15/2019

Amazon lets Alexa users disable human voice recording review Amazon's Alexa voice assistant users can now disable human review of their voice recordings by changing settings in the Alexa smartphone app.Read Mor...
05:28, 08/04/2019

Facebook Portal smart displays with Alexa score $70 discounts ahead of Father's Day Facebook's first smart displays (and first-ever in-house hardware products) are designed to be used by the entire family, including both mothers and ...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Netflix star Alexa Pano, 14, qualifies for her first U.S. Women's Open in playoff After six attempts, Pano will finally get her chance on women's golf's biggest stage May 30-June 2 at the Country Club of Charleston (S.C.)...
23:42, 05/07/2019

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed ‘Vesta’ (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home) ...
15:28, 07/12/2019

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...
17:28, 06/24/2019

Chinese students are working overtime to produce Amazon Alexa devices: report Hundreds of Chinese schoolchildren have unfairly — and often illegally — been drafted into working nighttime and overtime shifts to produce Amazon’s ...
21:42, 08/09/2019

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record wh...
17:42, 05/25/2019

Bose to launch new wireless headphones with voice-activated Alexa in late June Headphones with support for digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri have become trivial in the last couple of years. However, most o...
12:14, 06/12/2019

Amazon is testing a Spanish-language Alexa experience in the US ahead of a launch this year Amazon announced today it has begun to ask customers to participate in a preview program that will help the company build a Spanish-language Alexa e...
04:14, 04/30/2019

Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered wearable that reads human emotions Amazon might be working on a wearable that can track how you're feeling. It's reportedly an Alexa-powered device. It's unclear how far...
16:42, 05/23/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committ...
00:14, 05/30/2019

First Look: Alexa Chung’s Liam Gallagher-Inspired Barbour Collection Is A “Waxy Dream” “The collaboration was an opportunity for me to explore how the Alexa Chung brand interprets an iconic and historic label that is woven into the Brit...
15:14, 06/09/2019

Worried about Alexa spying on you? This Raspberry Pi smart speaker for kids puts privacy first If privacy worries surrounding smart speakers are a major concern for you – particularly if your kids are using this tech – then a Rasp...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Nolan Bushnell reveals Alexa-powered murder mystery board game St. Noire Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz have created St. Noire, an Alexa-powered murder mystery board game.Read More...
15:14, 07/18/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in S...
17:28, 06/13/2019

Amazon's Alexa will be able to plan your date night by booking tickets, Ubers and dinner At its re:Mars conference, Amazon showed the Alexa of the future. The voice assistant will be able to seamlessly book everything you need for a date....
16:56, 06/06/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely ...
05:56, 06/13/2019

Cavalier Air speaker system hands-on: Wireless charging, Alexa control, and big room sound Smart speakers are found in millions of homes today, but that doesn't mean you can't have an intelligent speaker system that looks great and also off...
21:28, 04/29/2019

Amazon investigating claims its Chinese supplier used illegal child labor to make Alexa devices Chinese schoolchildren worked illegal overtime and night shifts to produce smart speakers for Amazon, according to leaked documents seen by the U.K.&...
14:14, 08/09/2019

Portable Harman Kardon Allure smart speaker with Alexa scores massive $135 discount in latest deal When shopping for a trendy smart speaker, most people tend to focus on options from only two companies. Amazon and Google's Western market duopoly is...
17:42, 07/02/2019

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 ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ...
23:42, 05/20/2019

The Google Home and Google Home Mini get a temporary price cut at Walmart Walmart has slashed the price on its best-selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $99....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Amazon Echo speaker Prime Day price is back - but the best Alexa deal isn't at Amazon With so many Prime Day deals to choose from last month you probably didn't get a chance to pick up everything you wanted. Well fear not as the s...
13:14, 08/15/2019

Amazon Adds Voice Command for Alexa to Delete Voice Recordings Amazon is making it easier for customers of its Echo device to delete recordings of their own voices as consumer and regulatory privacy concerns rega...
09:14, 05/30/2019

Tan France and Alexa Chung to host Netflix's new fashion competition, Next In Fashion Great news for those of us who enjoy watching Queer Eye and facing some hard truths about how poorly we dress: Netflix has announced a new fashion co...
23:42, 05/17/2019

Deal: Google Home Hub is $50 off at Best Buy, comes with free Google Home Mini in tow Google Home Hub, one of the not so many smart speakers that feature a display, is now getting a nice discount at Best Buy. Not only that, but if you ...
02:56, 05/12/2019

How to Access Google Maps New AR Walking Directions in Google Maps Earlier this year Google announced Live View, an augmented reality version of walking directions for Google Maps that allows you to see directions ov...
10:28, 08/11/2019

Amazon investigating claims schoolchildren in China 'illegally' working overtime to make Alexa devices Amazon is "urgently" investigating claims that hundreds of schoolchildren in China have been drafted in to make Alexa devices to meet production targ...
09:56, 08/09/2019

Finally, I think my son looks like I did at his age If only I had more baby photos of me to checkThere is a resemblance. Now that my son has gotten a bit older – read: has grown a discernible chin – pe...
11:28, 06/30/2019

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, Kim Komando takes a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. Here are some new skills on Alexa.   ...
12:56, 07/11/2019

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...
13:56, 05/31/2019

The Gloves Are Finally Off Up until now, the 2020 Democratic presidential primary has, with minor exceptions, mostly featured candidates promoting a “positive vision” about the...
20:42, 06/19/2019

iOS Could Finally Be Going Dark Is it a little shameful that one of the most exciting elements of macOS Mojave was the dark mode option it presented? Probably! Is it as equally sham...
01:42, 05/29/2019

DisplayPort 2.0 is finally here, and it can do a lot We've been on DisplayPort 1.4 since 2016, so it was only a matter of time before we got a new display standard. And, well, DisplayPort 2.0 is fi...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Finally Drying Out Following days of drenching rain, things are slowly beginning to dry up. Drier air will work in tonight. Tomorrow is the day that we’ve all bee...
21:56, 06/20/2019

Both Had Something to Say. Finally, They Said It at the Same Time. “The most important decision you make in your life is who you’re going to be with,” Caroline Kitchener said. But timing, she added, is important beca...
18:28, 06/07/2019

'Alexa, take me to the moon.' Could Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin project be headed to the lunar surface? Bezos will make a rare public appearance Thursday in Washington, D.C., where he's expected to make some sort of an announcement about his secret...
20:14, 05/09/2019

It took some time, but Lucifer is finally “All About Eve” A lot of really special moments have happened on Lucifer, ones that we’ll never forget. “All About Eve” features perhaps the most important moment of...
23:42, 05/09/2019

Jony Ive Is Finally Free Jony Ive is leaving Apple, per a press release from the company. The designer, who joined Apple back in 1992, is departing to start his own design fi...
02:42, 06/28/2019

Finally, a McLaren I Can Afford Too long have I sat here, staring at photos of cars in that shade of blue McLaren does so well, sad that I will likely never graduate past a previous...
20:28, 07/04/2019

YouTube is finally available on Fire TVs again The feud is finally over: Amazon Fire TV owners can once again access YouTube via a native app, while Chromecast owners can Cast the Amazon Prime Vid...
21:00, 07/09/2019

We may finally know what causes Alzheimer’s – and how to stop it Evidence is growing that a bacteria involved in gum disease causes Alzheimer's, raising hopes over new kinds of treatments that are currently undergo...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Ben Simmons Finally Showed Up After four straight games of curious anonymity, Ben Simmons finally arrived—and just in time, as the Sixers desperately needed their Aussie weirdo to...
18:28, 05/10/2019

China VPN use may finally be getting easier China may finally be softening its stance on VPN services, reports have claimed.The city of Beijing has unveiled its plans to allow overseas firms to...
12:14, 08/18/2019

Huawei finally has had enough of U.S. bullying Yesterday, the Trump administration gave Huawei a temporary license allowing it to source parts and components from U.S. firms for three months. Just...
05:42, 05/22/2019

5G finally launches in the UK – but is it really worth it? We spent two weeks with a 5G phone to find out if it really lives up to the hypeThe future of mobile phones is finally here. You can go out and buy a...
08:56, 06/21/2019

The Acura NSX Is Finally Available In Yellow Again Is yellow the best color for a car? Probably. Is the return of the original NSX’s Indy Yellow paint job now the best color option on the 2020 Acura N...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Galaxy Note 10 is finally out; here’s all you need to know Now that the wait is over, and Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Note10 on the 8th of August during the Unpacked event, it’...
12:14, 08/18/2019

Steam Link Finally Comes To iOS Last year, Valve released an official Steam Link mobile app that let people stream Steam games to their phones. Well, their non-Apple phones, anyway....
04:42, 05/16/2019

Is J.C. Penney finally turning around? J.C. Penney's fiscal second-quarter financial results included a per-share net loss that was less than analysts expected.    ...
04:00, 08/20/2019

WWE Is Finally Using NXT To Its Full Potential There is a lengthy list of things that WWE is currently doing wrong, but its stewardship of developmental promotion NXT is not on it. The flagship i...
16:14, 06/18/2019

We’ve finally gotten a look at the microbe that might have been our ancestor Enlarge / A eukaryotic cell has a lot of complex structure that bacteria and archaea lack. (credit: NHGRI) The cells of all animals, plants, and fu...
23:28, 08/07/2019

Is there finally more help in the fight against robocalls? NEW YORK (AP) — Is the world getting safer from robocalls? It’s not clear. The Federal Communications Commission plans to vote Thursday on givi...
18:14, 06/05/2019

DisplayPort 2.0 Is Finally Here, and This Is Why It Matters You might not have heard much about DisplayPort, as the HDMI rival is limited mostly to high-end monitors, dedicated graphics cards, and other premiu...
18:56, 07/18/2019

Milkshaking Has Finally Landed in the U.S. A newly minted British tradition—throwing milkshakes at idiot conservatives—has arrived on the shores of the New World at last. That’s right: milksha...
09:28, 06/03/2019

‘Sky: Children of the Light’ is finally available on iOS Thatgamecompany's Sky: Children of the Light is finally available on iOS. The title, from the creators of Journey, was announced years ago and h...
22:14, 07/19/2019

Apple finally reveals the new Mac Pro Apple's been teasing a redesigned Mac Pro for years now -- in fact, it's been well over a year since the company said it would be shipping ...
21:14, 06/03/2019

I’m Finally Playing A MOBA When you care for someone, I think one of the most important things you can do is move out of your comfort zone and participate in their hobbies and ...
18:14, 05/07/2019

Big Little Lies: Finally, the Finale Wow! Can you believe another season of Big Little Lies has come to end? Can you believe we even typed that sentence? Can you believe we just spent se...
20:00, 07/22/2019

You can finally buy the first 1TB microSD card Have you been salivating at the thought of stuffing a 1TB microSD card into your phone? You can finally act on that impulse. SanDisk has made the r...
01:42, 05/16/2019

Yankees finally end their Red Sox nightmare BOSTON — One win does not erase the weekend’s previous three putrid performances against the Red Sox. Nor can Domingo German’s strong outing remove t...
13:00, 07/29/2019

HTC's first smartphone of 2019 may finally be on the way The HTC 10Back in 2014, when the brand was riding high due to the success of the One (M8), HTC released a total of 30 smartphones. As its struggles b...
17:42, 05/07/2019

Chance The Rapper's The Big Day is finally here Music fans have been waiting for Chance The Rapper’s first full-length album for the better part of a decade, spurred on by a host of mix-tapes, feat...
01:42, 07/27/2019

LIU finally settles on a new nickname Long Island University finally has a new nickname, even if some people didn’t want to ditch the old one. The school, on the verge of merging it...
12:28, 05/16/2019

The FCC is finally taking robocalls seriously Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai quoted a late Democratic Senator from South Carolina, Fritz Hollings, in an op-ed he penned for U...
05:14, 06/07/2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro is finally here, and it’s unlike anything you’ve seen before Will any flagship smartphone announcement ever be a surprise again? At this point we highly doubt it, considering all the leaks and rumors that prece...
20:56, 05/14/2019

Finally, a Proper AirPods Competitor The first time I picked up the Jaybird Vista truly wireless earbuds, a thought started looping through my head: These things are impossibly tiny and ...
23:28, 08/14/2019

iOS 13 Will Finally Support NFC ID Scanning in a Few Countries iPhones have had NFC chips since the iPhone 6, but previously, Apple only allowed NFC to be used for making purchases with Apple Pay. But in iOS 13, ...
00:42, 06/18/2019

'Doctor Who' might finally get a game that does it justice You step out the back door of a London laundromat and into a grimy, orange-smoke-filled junkyard. A mysterious voice sings out from a nearby radio, a...
14:56, 07/04/2019

| Boks: Has Big Trevor's time finally come? While sterner examinations than Australia will follow, Trevor Nyakane now looks much closer to real deal as a Test-level tighthead, writes Rob Houwin...
12:14, 07/23/2019

'Ori and the Will of the Wisps' finally arrives next year Ori and the Will of the Wisps, the follow-up to the absurdly beautiful Ori and the Blind Forest, finally has a release date: February 11th, 2020. Tha...
03:00, 06/10/2019

China may be finally softening its VPN stance As part of China's ongoing efforts to attract foreign investment, the city of Beijing has unveiled its plans to allow overseas firms to invest i...
21:42, 08/16/2019

'Oh Boy' director Jan-Ole Gerster finally follows up with 'Lara' Following his hit Berlin-set debut "Oh Boy," director Jan-Ole Gerster presents his new film "Lara," an unsettling portrait of a desperate woman, at t...
14:56, 07/05/2019

Horan: US Eager to Finally Get on Field American midfielder Lindsey Horan talks about the U.S. team's long wait before kicking off the Women's World Cup. The U.S. and Thailand wil...
22:28, 06/10/2019

Tesla finally did something about its convoluted lineup Tesla’s product line has become a bit convoluted in recent months, which is somewhat odd given that the company only sells three types of vehic...
04:00, 07/17/2019

Honor 20 Pro will finally be available in the UK from August, at a low price Honor announced the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro in mid-2019 just as news of the Huawei ban broke, so the future of Honor smartphones was in doubt (as H...
15:28, 07/30/2019

Apple finally reveals its new Mac Pro worthy of the name Finally. After years of waiting, Apple has revealed its new Mac Pro, abandoning the small cylindrical form factor for a beastly, more traditional and...
21:28, 06/03/2019

Is 5G the key to virtual reality finally going mainstream? 5G is the next-generation of mobile internet. That means soon, when it rolls out to more than a few locations, it’ll be replacing 4G. The...
15:42, 06/11/2019

Twitter is finally working on search for DMs Twitter isn't just launching a deluge of tests -- it just announced that a few sought-after features in the pipeline. Most notably, it's d...
17:28, 08/14/2019

iPhone 11 may finally ditch Lightning for USB-C A report a few weeks ago claimed the iPhone 11 will ship with an 18W charger in the box, which is easily one of the most exciting iPhone 11 rumors so...
02:00, 06/11/2019

OnePlus 3 and 3T finally getting Android 9.0 Pie updates After many months of waiting, OnePlus 3 and 3T users can now download the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update. The Chinese handset maker has just ann...
04:28, 05/23/2019

Finally, a Hack for Reaching Your Marmite It happens to all of us: You get down near the bottom of your Marmite jar, but you can’t reach that last bit. Eventually your fridge or cupboard, whi...
01:28, 08/22/2019

O.J. Simpson may have finally joined Twitter The Juice is loose on Twitter — maybe. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by O.J. Simpson popped up on the social media site late Friday night, a...
22:28, 06/15/2019

Finally we can power the planet on renewables alone – here's how Ditching fossil fuels to go 100 per cent renewable is a dream within reach – thanks to new tech that keep things humming even when wind and sun aren’...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Bond 25 finally gets an actual title, and it's all right The movie formerly known as Bond 25 has been blessed with a title and a release date, which means it’s a real, big-boy movie now. No Time To Die will...
22:42, 08/20/2019

Apple is finally going to put iTunes out of its misery A little more than 18 years after Steve Jobs first introduced Apple’s iTunes software at the 2001 Macworld Expo in San Francisco, pointing to a...
22:14, 05/31/2019

Silver Finally Gets Investor Love Investors are taking a shine to silver, as a soaring rally in gold puts the spotlight on the less expensive precious metal. Silver is on track for it...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Apple Finally Did the Right Thing (Sort of) About a week ago, the “a” key on my MacBook Pro broke. Once flat and useful, the poor little guy now looks like a mini ski slope and barely works. Se...
23:42, 05/21/2019

WhatsApp could finally be coming to iPad If you're in the middle of the Venn diagram of 'WhatsApp users' and 'iPad users', you've certainly been affected by the...
20:42, 07/26/2019

You can finally get PowerBeats Pro in colors other than black After launching its truly wireless Powerbeats Pro headphones earlier this year, Beats is finally introducing new color options to its lineup. The ear...
04:00, 08/20/2019

Netflix is finally dumping The Ranch According to Variety, Netflix is finally wrapping up its weirdly crowd-pleasing, weirdly long-running sitcom The Ranch, with star Ashton Kutcher twee...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Giants will finally get to see what they have in Dexter Lawrence It was not much of a look for those interested in seeing how the very young defensive line is shaping up for the Giants. Rookie Dexter Lawrence and t...
09:14, 08/16/2019

Barry finally uses his truth and it's not pretty For the first hour of David Lynch’s Mulholland Dr., Betty Elms, played by Naomi Watts, is naiveté incarnate. An aspiring actress, she approaches Holl...
16:42, 05/06/2019

The Essential Phone 2 might finally be near, CEO teases Today, over two years since the Essential Phone (PH-1) was announced and nearly six months since it was discontinued, Essential CEO and Android co-fo...
19:56, 06/11/2019

Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM finally confirmed Canon already showed its RF lens hand back in February when it revealed that it had six new lenses under development, and the first of these, the RF ...
09:42, 07/09/2019

Ray tracing is finally starting to shine after E3 Nvidia has promised for almost a year that ray tracing is the real deal. After a trickle of games, it's starting to look like support has arrived.Rea...
23:28, 06/19/2019

Monsoon 2019 is finally waking up! TUCSON – Isolated to scattered storms possible this afternoon! Biggest impacts include gusty wind and blowing dust Tucson northward. Could see ...
15:42, 07/12/2019

Archer: 1999 finally does a Star War Let’s get the most important element of “Space Pirates” out of the way right here at the start, shall we? Those space ocelots were incredibly cute—sk...
06:56, 07/18/2019

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions ...
23:28, 05/26/2019

Scott Disick Is Finally Comfortable Now that Scott Disick running a clothing line, raising his kids, and booting up a new reality show, the business of being Scott Disick is a whole lot...
16:56, 05/15/2019

Finally Make the Switch to Sonicare For Just $35 I’m not a consistent flosser, and more often than not, I only brush my teeth once per day. It’s gross, I know. But you know what? My dentist always c...
18:28, 07/19/2019

Has a Netflix subscription finally gotten too expensive? The streaming giant has historically displayed pricing power, but has a fourth hike in five years finally gone too far?     ...
18:56, 07/10/2019

Tesla's Model 3 finally goes on sale in the UK It's been a long road, but the right-hand drive Tesla Model 3 has at last gone on sale in the UK. Elon Musk previously teased a May launch date ...
12:42, 05/01/2019

The best SIM only deal will finally be coming to an end tonight Update: This deal was meant to end tomorrow on Friday but it looks like we'll now be seeing it end tonight...very sneaky. Well, it's fina...
20:14, 05/16/2019

You Can Finally Buy Rich Energy in the U.S. Through Walmart Rich Energy, Haas F1's mysteriously elusive energy drink sponsor, has been in the headlines for plenty of scandals lately. But the main mystique ...
20:14, 06/13/2019

Jordan Binnington Finally Looks Nervous He’s played in fewer than 50 NHL games, but St. Louis Blues goalie Jordan Binnington has already become famous for his unflappability. His call-up fr...
17:28, 05/02/2019

Finally, I can use my iPhone to ride the NYC subway This morning, as I've done regularly since moving to New York City years ago, I left my Brooklyn apartment to head to Engadget headquarters in M...
03:56, 06/01/2019

J.D. Salinger’s Books Are Finally Going Digital (NEW YORK) — You’ll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format. Longtime Salinger publisher Little, ...
00:56, 08/13/2019

CBS and Viacom have finally agreed to merge — here's what they could buy next CBS and Viacom finally have agreed to a merger, but the combined company still wants to get bigger. There might be several options for Shari Redstone...
01:00, 08/14/2019

Finally Hop On the Foodi Bandwagon With a 6.5 Qt. Cooker for Only $140 If you like to cook many different ways, but hate having eight different appliances to do so, you’re going to want to check out the Ninja Foodi. It i...
22:14, 05/28/2019

Apple finally kills iTunes After long anticipation, Apple finally announced that its killing iTunes its developer conference WWDC held in San Hose. Instead, it will be replaced...
21:28, 06/03/2019

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, I take a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. If you’re not familiar with skills, these programs give Alexa ...
14:42, 07/06/2019

Save On This Rulebook Gift Set, And Finally Get Started With D&D D&D is officially cool now, so gather some friends, clear off a table, and get started with this rulebook gift set, now down to $85, within $1 of...
18:42, 05/31/2019

With the USMCA, free trade finally goes digital Congress will soon debate and vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, a monumental deal that modernizes North American trade for...
08:42, 06/01/2019

Mets appear to finally be disciplining Robinson Cano It may be too little, too late, but it seems Mickey Callaway is finally punishing Robinson Cano for his refusal to run out of the batter’s box....
22:42, 05/20/2019

On pace for 110 wins, is this finally the Dodgers' year? The record is elite at the halfway mark, but the questions will remain until October. Just how good is this L.A. team after consecutive World Series ...
15:56, 06/26/2019

Adam Fox can finally taste Rangers dream Within three months, Adam Fox went from being a junior defenseman at Harvard, to having his professional rights traded for the second time, to turnin...
07:56, 06/26/2019

'Beat Saber' VR finally gets a full release on PC When Beat Saber became available for the Oculus Quest on Day 1, it also left early access and entered stable release. For some of you, that might not...
15:00, 05/22/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we&rsquo...
16:00, 05/22/2019

With ‘NOS4A2,’ Joe Hill Finally Sinks His Teeth Into TV The AMC horror series is one of several adaptations the best-selling horror author (and son of Stephen King) has in the works, after multiple stalled...
19:56, 05/31/2019

Duolingo finally adds Arabic to its repertoire Duolingo’s stable of languages expanded today to include Arabic — both the spoken and written word. With this, Duolingo now teaches five of the world...
23:42, 06/26/2019

How the Universe Came to Be: The Bible and Science Finally in Accord? For most of our history, scientists have primarily believed that the universe is eternal and unchanging. Aristotle in the fourth century BC asserted ...
00:14, 06/06/2019

We might finally know when Marvel’s ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot will be released It has been long speculated that once Marvel got its properties back from Fox, it would turn many of them into brand new adventures in the Marvel Cin...
18:42, 06/06/2019

The Final Fantasy VII Remake Finally Re-Emerges After a long period of development hell, the Final Fantasy VII remake is finally back in the real world, with Square Enix dropping a short teaser tra...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Peak Design Finally Got Around to Perfecting the Tripod When Peak Design launches a new product, we take notice, and their latest Kickstarter campaign goes back to the company’s photographic roots.Read mor...
02:28, 05/22/2019

The best smart sprinkler controller is finally on sale again The Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller is the best smart sprinkler controller we've ever tested and it's on sale for its second-lowest pri...
21:42, 06/12/2019

Julián Castro Finally Had His Big Moment at the First Debate Julián Castro has been a rising star in the Democratic Party since at least 2012, but it took him until Wednesday’ night’s preside...
09:56, 06/27/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the co...
02:28, 05/17/2019

Fukushima diary, part one: 'I'm finally home' The mayor of Okuma, home of the damaged nuclear power plant, has been in exile for eight years – here he writes about finally returningThe residents ...
05:42, 06/01/2019

The 2020 Lexus RX Finally Gets Android Auto and Not a Whole Lot Else Updates to the 2020 Lexus RX and RXL aren’t huge, but they matter to the people actually buying the cars. There’s more tech now, it should drive slig...
19:14, 05/30/2019

Nestor Cortes finally gets a second chance with Yankees There is a bright side to all the Yankees’ injuries. It has created opportunity long-shot minor leaguers wouldn’t have had, providing dream-come-true...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Sympathy for the devil: how The Handmaid's Tale finally goes too far In the third season of the dystopian drama, the writers are asking us to feel empathy for villainous characters, a final straw for a show that’s alre...
08:56, 06/05/2019

Finally, a Climate Change Documentary That Will Get You Excited to Fix It Whether the audience is policy wonks, nature lovers, or environmental activists, documentaries on climate change still feel like a niche thing in 201...
05:56, 06/13/2019

Apple's watchOS 6 finally adds an app store The Apple Watch is about to become that much more independent from your iPhone. Apple has introduced watchOS 6, and its centerpiece is an on-device A...
19:42, 06/03/2019

Pandora finally made a native desktop app Pandora has finally rolled out a desktop app, so you don't have to be stuck using its web player on a browser anymore if you want to play music ...
13:14, 05/21/2019

AEW and WarnerMedia are finally giving WWE some much-needed competition Just a few years ago, Cody Rhodes was floundering in the WWE as Stardust, a fantastical character that, despite Rhodes’ commitment, was consistently ...
18:42, 05/15/2019

The New Ram 1500 Finally Gets the EcoDiesel and Now It Makes 480 lb-ft of Torque Ram has been going through some regulatory issues with its 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine, so it wasn’t surprising that the all-new 2019 “DT” generation ...
23:28, 06/10/2019

97-year-old woman who ‘didn’t really fit in’ finally goes to first prom For many Americans, prom is a rite of passage, but 97-year-old Helen Danis never had the chance — until last week. Danis, who lives in West Warwick, ...
18:14, 05/31/2019

RiftCat’s VR streaming software is finally coming to iOS Streaming PC VR content to an iPhone is finally possible thanks to RiftCat as it launched the long-promised iOS version of its VRidge software this w...
15:42, 05/13/2019

Odell Beckham will finally give Browns what they want BEREA, Ohio — Odell Beckham Jr. reported for Cleveland’s mandatory minicamp and will practice Tuesday after missing most of the team’s v...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Landcape videos are finally a thing on IGTV Instagram's video platform, IGTV, will now feature videos in landscape view along with its traditional portrait format. The addition of horizont...
20:56, 05/23/2019

Is it finally Pedro Almodóvar’s year at Cannes? Pedro Almodóvar has never won the top prize at Cannes. That could change in a few days. Pain And Glory (Grade: B) is far from his best movie—it lacks...
07:28, 05/20/2019

HTC finally announces its first phone for 2019, but most people won't want it Sure, HTC has sort of disappeared from the mainstream smartphone market although a new mid-range model was recently spotted on a benchmark site. And ...
08:00, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions ...
19:00, 05/26/2019

Fitbit Ace 2 finally goes on sale in the United States for $70 Unveiled two months ago alongside three other wearable devices – Inspire, Inspire HR and Versa Lite, the Ace 2 is finally available for purchase in t...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Caspian Sea finally opens to luxury cruises A decades-long legal dispute over the status of the Caspian Sea is finally resolved, meaning Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan wi...
12:28, 05/31/2019

The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and a...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Finally Get Your Garage and Basement Under Control With This One-Day Sale If your garage or basement could qualify you to appear on Hoarders, Home Depot’s one day storage sale could be just what you need to finally do some ...
22:28, 05/10/2019

At $29,900, Could This 2013 Model S 85 Mean It’s Finally Time to Buy a Tesla? The promised $35K Tesla Model 3 finally arrived a couple of months ago, but with a lot of compromises to meet that price. With a few miles under its ...
21:00, 06/07/2019

NY-Presbyterian’s first quintuplets since 1992 are finally home In February, New York-Presbyterian delivered its first set of quintuplets since 1992. Now after many weeks in intensive care, little ones Thiago, Seb...
01:14, 05/11/2019

Stephen Curry Finally Gets Some Rest (but Only From Basketball) In a wide-ranging interview, Curry, the Warriors guard, spoke about the brutal postseason, possibly campaigning in 2020 and what he wants for himself...
04:28, 06/22/2019

Trump urges Mexico to 'finally do what must be done' on immigration President Donald Trump on Friday pressured Mexico to stop people from crossing into the United States, one day after threatening to impose new tariff...
17:28, 05/31/2019

Amazon’s Ring could finally get HomeKit support The wait for Amazon's Ring video doorbell to integrate with Apple's HomeKit could soon be over. Ring has long promised HomeKit support, but...
03:42, 05/14/2019

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the musi...
12:28, 05/23/2019

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked b...
09:28, 05/18/2019

BBC and ITV streaming service BritBox is finally coming to the UK BritBox, the streaming service from two of Britain's largest broadcasters, will finally launch in the UK by the end of 2019. The service, a part...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Big Little Lies Finally Got to the Ice Cream Scene, But It Was a Bit of a Letdown All season long, we've been waiting for one particular scene. Last year, some paparazzi shots caught Reese Witherspoon, in character as Madeline, h...
07:14, 07/08/2019

De’Andre Hunter can finally act like he plays for the Hawks LAS VEGAS — For about 16 days, the Hawks were like Fight Club for De’Andre Hunter. The first rule of the Hawks was that he couldn’t talk about the Ha...
11:14, 07/08/2019

Is President Trump Finally Getting a Weaker Dollar? President Trump has repeatedly bashed the dollar’s strength in recent years, only for the currency to grind higher. Now, analysts say, the U.S. curre...
15:00, 07/08/2019

EA Access game subscription service finally comes to PS4 After nearly five years of being available only on Microsoft platforms, subscription gaming service EA Access is finally making the move to PlayStati...
19:14, 05/07/2019

I Finally Got to See Volkswagen of Mexico's Secret Car Collection I was in Puebla, Mexico recently to help Volkswagen out building the last of the Beetles (more on that soon), and while I was there I finally found s...
21:14, 07/08/2019

Trade season is finally heating up! Here’s what you need to know on deadline day Contenders will be hunting for pitching help. With Stroman and Bauer gone, is Syndergaard's value so high that the Mets will move him? And just how w...
17:28, 07/31/2019

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped out a...
11:56, 07/31/2019

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops-out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped off a...
02:42, 07/31/2019

The real Serena finally shows up at Wimbledon A loud and brash Red Arrows flypast over Wimbledon's Court One provided a timely distraction on Saturday that allowed the real Serena Williams to fin...
00:42, 07/07/2019

15 Years Later, I Was Finally Brave Enough To Finish Doom 3 After the recent surprise release of Doom 3 on PS4, Xbox One, and Switch I felt I needed to finally accomplish something I had been putting off for t...
23:28, 08/04/2019

Mets’ true test is finally here with a lot at stake They are together. They are reborn. They are emboldened. The Mets have their sights set on something much bigger than the NL wild card with the Natio...
02:42, 08/08/2019

Anthem's Cataclysm event is finally live – here's what's new It's finally here! After months of delays, Anthem's Cataclysm event is now live on all platforms.The new season-long event brings with it a...
17:00, 08/07/2019

Popovich, finally, gets his turn at leading USA Basketball Gregg Popovich walked into USA Basketball's first team meeting in advance of World Cup training camp, and it seemed to some in the room that he was h...
21:56, 08/06/2019

Mets’ Amed Rosario is finally putting it all together In what is a crucial month for the Mets’ wild-card hopes, Amed Rosario has started August off on the right foot. The shortstop went 2-for-5 with two ...
16:14, 08/06/2019

Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously? US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congres...
11:56, 08/06/2019

NZ finally updates its cybersecurity strategy, so where's Australia's? New Zealand's generic new cybersecurity strategy may be long on motherhood statements, short on detail, and late, but it sure beats Australia's two ...
09:00, 07/03/2019

Finally a black 'Bachelor'? ABC's president weighs in ABC's "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" reality shows continue to be ratings gold for the broadcast network. But critics say they don't succeed w...
00:14, 08/06/2019

Finally, a Denisovan specimen from somewhere beyond Denisova Cave Enlarge / The entrance of the cave is relatively flat with a gentle slope up to the inside, where two small trenches were plotted in 2018. (credit: D...
15:28, 05/02/2019

Yankees finally show off their ‘Savages’ shirts Move over, Pinstripes. The Yankees flaunted their much-anticipated “Savages” T-shirt ahead of Tuesday night’s game against the Diamondbacks. Inspired...
01:56, 07/31/2019

Finally, the Sony FE 35mm F1.8 lens is official There's long been a 35mm f/1.8-shaped hole in Sony's FE lens line up. But now finally, after plenty of speculation that it was about to do ...
18:28, 07/09/2019

No more nerds: how Dungeons & Dragons finally became cool TV’s Stranger Things and Game of Thrones have brought millions of new players to the classic fantasy gameFor the past few days the ancient walls of N...
20:28, 07/13/2019

JBL's long-delayed Android TV soundbar is finally here JBL made a big splash last year at Google I/O 2108 with its $400 Link Bar that works as an Android TV Box, Google Assistant speaker and Chromecast de...
13:42, 07/24/2019

Ariana Grande Finally Gets Her Grammy 5 Months After Her Big Win Congratulations are in order for Ariana Grande. While the 26-year-old singer won her first Grammy five months ago, she didn't receive her trophy unt...
23:42, 07/16/2019

SpaceX finally knows why its Crew Dragon exploded NASA’s commercial crew program has seen more than its fair share of delays in recent years as both SpaceX and Boeing have had to push back thei...
00:42, 07/17/2019

Virgin TV finally gets Amazon Prime Video Good news for Virgin Media customers: if you have a Virgin TV set-top box, you'll now have access to the Amazon Prime Video app.That means no mo...
15:56, 07/22/2019

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour...
22:14, 07/18/2019

Giants finally have their shot to prove everyone wrong One year ago, the Giants reported for training camp with Landon Collins, Olivier Vernon and Damon “Snacks’’ Harrison as three pillars on defense, and...
00:28, 07/21/2019

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to ...
08:42, 07/19/2019

EA Access game subscriptions finally go live on PS4 EA's subscription service, EA Access, finally arrives on PS4 today. For $5/month or $30/year, you'll get unlimited access to a range of gam...
03:28, 07/25/2019