Oh, Zuck, no! Facebook rumored to be creating own voice assistant to rival Alexa
Facebook hasn't been a big player in the game of the smart speaker market, but that may be changing now that the social media giant is reportedly working on a digital assistant to compete against Alexa and others.
6:59 PM 04/17/19
There will be 200 million smart speakers by year’s end, analysts say
A new report by the research and analysis firm Canalys predicts that more than 200 million smart speakers will be engaged by users by the end of 2019, which is a growth of over 82% from last year.
6:46 PM 04/17/19
Philips Hue users can activate their favorite routines through Google Home
Philips Hue expanded its Google Home integration through the Gentle Sleep and Wake routine. Just give Google the proper instructions are your lights will brighten or dim over half an hour.
5:41 PM 04/17/19
Ring home security system now works as a hub for smart home devices
Ring is helping the issue of smart home fragmentation with its Works With Ring program. It lets thousands of smart home devices built on Z-Wave connect to Ring's Alarm Base Station.
5:31 PM 04/17/19
The Game of Thrones season premiere was pirated 54 million times in 24 hours
Winter is here, and so are the pirates. The debut episode of Game of Thrones' final season was pirated 54 million times in the 24 hours after it aired, almost tripling the show's official viewership totals.
5:11 PM 04/17/19
The best Amazon Echo tips and tricks to use around the house
Amazon's voice assistant Alexa has plenty of neat skills. So many, in fact, it seems like new ones appear every day. We've rounded up the top Echo tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your virtual assistant.
4:37 PM 04/17/19
How to turn off subtitles on Netflix on almost any device
Subtitles are great if you want or need them, but they can be a major headache if you’ve somehow turned them on by accident and can’t figure out how to get rid of them. Don't worry, it's not as complicated as it seems.
3:30 PM 04/17/19
From comedies to biopics, these are the best movies about music and musicians
The best movies about music range from hilarious comedies to powerful and informative biopics that illuminate the world of sonic expression from all possible angles. Here are our current favorites.
2:42 PM 04/17/19
The best Black Mirror episodes
After watching all 19 episodes across four seasons and one movie, we selected and ranked the best Black Mirror episodes released so far. Read on to find out if your favorite episode from the award-winning Netflix series made the list.
2:33 PM 04/17/19
Amazon strikes $100 off the price of Microsoft Surface Go tablets
If you've been eyeing Microsoft's Surface Go for its compact size and portability, now may be a great time to buy the tablet. Amazon has a $100 discount on the Surface Go, bringing the price of this slate down to just under $400.
1:59 PM 04/17/19
Here’s how to uninstall Steam games and reinstall them later
Looking to learn how to uninstall Steam games? You've come to the right place. In this guide, we walk you through the process step by step, whether you want Steam to do it for you or handle the process manually.
1:58 PM 04/17/19
How to use keyboard and mouse support in The Sims 4
The Sims 4 recently added keyboard and mouse support on Xbox One and PS4, giving players the chance to experience the game as it was designed. Here is how to use keyboard and mouse in The Sims 4.
1:31 PM 04/17/19
Amazon and Best Buy halve the price of the Facebook Portal for Mother’s Day
Amazon and Best Buy both cut the price in half for the Facebook Portal smart display for Mother's Day. The Portal's smart camera will follow you as you move around the room during video calls. The Portal also has Amazon Alexa built in.
1:29 PM 04/17/19
How to get the Regalia mount in Final Fantasy XIV
Final Fantasy XIV is currently running a crossover event with Final Fantasy XV, and the famous Regalia vehicle used by Noctis is part of the fun. Here is how to get the FFXIV Regalia mount.
12:48 PM 04/17/19
Final X-Men: Dark Phoenix trailer sends Marvel’s mutants into space
20th Century Fox has released a new trailer for X-Men: Dark Phoenix, which puts the spotlight on Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner as the powerful, telepathic mutant Jean Grey.
12:16 PM 04/17/19
How to buy a washer and dryer in 2019
Washers and dryers are big, expensive appliances that you'll want to last for decades. Our buying guide will help you sift through all the options and find the best machines for you.
12:10 PM 04/17/19
You can score an Xbox One X and three games for $339, but you have to act fast
Microsoft’s latest console is easily the most cost-effective way to get your game on in 4K, and this sweet limited-time deal – which brings the Xbox One X and three games down to just $339 through April 17 – makes it even cheaper.
11:29 AM 04/17/19
What’s new on Hulu in May 2019, and what’s leaving soon
Our complete list of what's new on Hulu for May 2019, our personal favorites, and which titles will be removed will help you catch up on all the site has to offer -- and ensure you don't miss any titles heading into the streaming ether.
10:21 AM 04/17/19
Amazon slashes Easter Week prices for Dyson vacuums and air purifiers
Amazon slashed the prices on many Dyson high-tech products, including vacuum cleaners, air purifiers, and more for Easter Week. Dyson's premium household tools attract millions of fans and Amazon took deep discounts on popular products.
8:22 AM 04/17/19
Are flat pillows a pain in your neck? Here are the best pillows for side-sleepers
If you've tried doubling up on pillows or buying larger ones to no avail, then it might just be time for a new pillow – one made for sleeping on your side. We've rounded up the best pillows for side sleepers that give neck and head support.
9:24 PM 04/16/19