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Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers

The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers

Source: usatoday.com

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Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowl...
2019-08-14, 03:26

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid s...
2019-07-12, 22:13

Private banking architects: Mark Branson – the man who cleaned up private banking Mark Branson, chief executive officer of Swiss financial regulator Finma, talks to Euromoney about how tax transparency has changed the trajectory of...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Justice Department Rebuffs Court Order to Turn Over Flynn Conversations The Department of Justice has refused to abide by a judge’s order to make public transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and Russia’s form...
2019-06-01, 20:26

Trump cools on background check push in recent lawmaker conversations President Donald Trump has been cooling to the idea of supporting new legislation for stricter firearm background checks in recent conversations with...
2019-08-21, 06:52

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...
2019-06-06, 03:52

Apple issues apology for letting contractors listen to conversations with Siri  In recent months, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Apple have all acknowledged that people have been reviewing users' interactions with artifi...
2019-08-29, 03:39

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowl...
2019-08-14, 15:52

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a ...
2019-08-08, 20:52

Tillerson: Jared Kushner left him in the dark on conversations with foreign nations In a transcript of his testimony to a House panel, the former secretary of state also described the challenge of briefing a president who does not re...
2019-06-27, 20:13

The best computer speakers By Daniel Varghese and John Higgins This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently ch...
2019-05-24, 21:00

Sen. Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland in conversations with Trump and Danish ambassador The revelation came a day after Trump called off a trip to Denmark, saying in a tweet that he postponed the visit because the country’s leader was no...
2019-08-23, 01:39

KEF R3 Review: Exemplary speakers that do almost everything right In the world of enthusiast speakers, few names stand out as much as KEF. The British speaker company has been an influence on high-end audio since th...
2019-06-22, 05:26

Must-have Bluetooth speakers for students under $75 It is difficult for me to choose a favorite from this list of speakers -- but one of these will hit the spot for sure, delivering decent sounds when ...
2019-08-20, 16:00

These are the best Bluetooth speakers of 2019 Turn up the music this summer with the best Bluetooth speakers, from cheap $30 options to high-end waterproof models.      ...
2019-06-04, 22:13

Pressure, prayers and protests: Amazon fires push Brazil to the forefront of international conversations Under pressure from domestic and international sources, the Brazilian government sends 44,000 troops to help fight the fires raging in the Amazon. &...
2019-08-26, 03:13

Text messages released in Michael Avenatti case allege conversations about Nike payments Text messages between a Kentucky basketball assistant and a Nike executive mentioned in the Michael Avenatti extortion case have been released. ...
2019-08-18, 01:00

From private island to private jet: What is 'billionaire' Jeffrey Epstein's net worth? Assessing Jeffrey Epstein's net worth and how he got his wealth is elusive. Here's what we know and don't know.    ...
2019-07-14, 19:13

Should You Buy Smart Light Bulbs or Smart Light Switches? So you’re finally dipping your toe into the smart home pool, and you’re looking for some gadgets to get you started. Smart lights are one of the most...
2019-06-21, 01:39

PM Among First Set Of Speakers At UN Climate Summit. Why It's Significant Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to articulate his government's ambitions on renewable energy and make a call for a coalition for disaster re...
2019-09-23, 08:13

The best Bluetooth speakers available in India 2019 Best Bluetooth Speakers Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar India's round-up of the best Bluetooth speakers in 2019. Bluetooth speakers have...
2019-08-06, 21:39

Portable speakers recalled because they keep exploding About 41,000 portable speakers are being recalled after the company received reports of the speakers exploding, the Consumer Product Safety Commissio...
2019-05-23, 20:39

IKEA's Sonos-powered speakers are available now After a months-long wait, IKEA's Sonos-powered SYMFONISK speakers are finally available. They're sitting in the furniture giant's sto...
2019-08-01, 21:26

Sonos' IKEA speakers are about to get easier to control If you have one of IKEA's Sonos speakers, you'll be pleased to know that it's about to get easier to control, with the launch of a new...
2019-09-13, 15:13

The best headphones and speakers for back-to-school season Please enjoy this guide to the speakers, headphones and streaming apps we recommend to students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school seri...
2019-08-07, 02:52

UE Boom 2: World’s best Wireless Bluetooth Speakers UE Boom 2 is a waterproof wireless Bluetooth speaker. It is the revised and better version of prior UE Boom Bluetooth speakers. Ultimate Ears (shortl...
2019-05-21, 20:00

OnePlus TV may come with eight speakers and Dolby Atmos support OnePlus has been slowly releasing details about its upcoming smart TV. Today, we learned that OnePlus TV will have eight built-in speakers with a com...
2019-09-03, 19:13

Best computer speakers 2019: the best audio systems for your PC While many people will tell you that using the best headphones is the only way to really get amazing sound through your laptop or computer. But, what...
2019-05-24, 05:39

The portable $399 Sonos Move is like having two great speakers in one Sonos has released their first ever portable speaker with a built-in battery: The $399 Sonos Move, which starts shipping to customers on September 24...
2019-09-18, 17:26

JBL is discounting a bunch of speakers and headphones for Father's Day Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate par...
2019-06-05, 22:26

Windows 10 patch messes up Bluetooth speakers – but there’s a workaround Windows 10 May 2019 Update users have been hit by a bug brought in by the latest cumulative update which is causing Bluetooth speakers not to work.Sp...
2019-08-25, 14:13

IKEA and Sonos team up for SYMFONISK speakers and a lamp Collaboration between IKEA and Sonos offers style and affordability. Sound isn't as rich and full as on higher priced speakers. Power cords too ...
2019-08-02, 18:39

Facebook rolls out new line of creepy home speakers Facebook just can’t take a hint. After its first-ever hardware device got slammed by critics as a potential spying apparatus last year, Facebook on W...
2019-09-18, 20:39

Fed speakers could steal focus from trade war in week ahead A flurry of Fed speakers and any new trade developments could shake up what normally might be a slow week of trading ahead of the three-day Memorial ...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Ikea’s Sonos Symfonisk speakers are available starting today The somewhat zany mash-up of Ikea and Sonos ended up providing great results, in the form of the Symfonisk line of wireless speakers, including the ...
2019-08-01, 20:00

Sonos and IKEA team up for SYMFONISK speakers and a lamp Collaboration between IKEA and Sonos offers style and affordability. Sound isn't as rich and full as on higher priced speakers. Power cords too ...
2019-08-01, 11:39

The best Bluetooth speaker of 2019 in the UAE: the best portable speakers for any budget Best Bluetooth Speakers Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar's expert round-up of the bluetooth speakers you can buy in 2019. Bluetooth speak...
2019-09-01, 18:13

41,000 portable speakers recalled after multiple reports of explosions About 41,000 portable speakers are being recalled after the company received five reports of explosions from the devices, the Consumer Product Safety...
2019-05-23, 04:52

Fossil Gen 5 smartwatches announced with speakers and better iPhone support Today is a big day for smartwatches, as not only has the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 been announced, but so has the Fossil Gen 5 range of smartwatc...
2019-08-05, 18:52

Amazon Echo speakers now provide health advice from the NHS You can now ask your Amazon Echo device for health advice and Alexa will give you an answer based on information from NHS Choices, which the Departme...
2019-07-10, 14:26

Ultimate Ears brings its bassier Wonderboom 2 speakers to Australia Ultimate Ears and its range of portable Bluetooth speakers has done remarkably well in Australia thus far, with the Boom series becoming somewhat of ...
2019-08-12, 10:13

The cheapest Sonos speakers deals and sales in June 2019 Sonos speakers are fantastic. They sound great and use reliable, intuitive software that makes flinging tunes around your house a cinch. Here’...
2019-06-03, 06:52

The best advice celebrity graduation speakers gave the class of 2019 Leon Bennett/Getty Images Every year, colleges invite celebrities to deliver commencement speeches at their graduations. Oprah Winfrey told graduate...
2019-05-29, 01:52

The best wireless speaker 2019: find the best connected speakers for your home Best Speakers buying guide: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best wireless, connected speakers and speaker systems in 2019. Everyone&...
2019-06-19, 19:39

CHEAP: Exceed all norms of decency with $100 off two Sonos Play:1 speakers Sonos released its Play:1 speaker in 2013. In the fast-moving world of consumer technology, that’s an age. And yet, it’s still a really decent piece ...
2019-06-06, 17:52

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $200 on Klipsch R-51PM wireless speakers This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn aff...
2019-07-12, 04:39

Headphones, speakers, and soundbars: the best audio tech we heard at IFA 2019 IFA is always a great time to check out the latest in headphones, speakers, soundbars (and just about any other audio gadgets you can think of), and ...
2019-09-07, 19:39

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...
2019-06-12, 09:26

IKEA's remote for its Sonos-powered speakers ships October 1st When IKEA launched a line of Sonos-powered SYMFONISK speakers last month, the Swedish furniture giant promised an accompanying remote. Spotted by Twe...
2019-09-12, 23:13

New Amazon Echo speakers release date, news and features Your favorite smart home devices are going to get an upgrade this year - Amazon has just announced five new Echo speakers for 2019, including a Hi-Fi...
2019-09-25, 22:39

Town hall speakers rebuke Lam for Hong Kong protest response Speaker after speaker at town hall session railed against Hong Kong’s government, accusing it of arrogance as demonstrations against extradition bill...
2019-09-27, 03:52

Realme X2 Pro Will Sport Dual Stereo Speakers, Dolby Atmos Audio Realme X2 Pro specifications have already been teased by the Chinese company. The latest teaser has highlighted its dual stereo speakers along with D...
2019-10-05, 17:39

Valve's VR headphones started life as two speakers taped to a skate helmet As Valve is continues its forays into VR hardware, the company has shared some insights into the development process for the headphones included in i...
2019-08-10, 09:13

Focal’s new Chora speakers use recycled carbon fiber at accessible prices Focal Audio might be known for producing some of the best speakers and headphones in the world, but the company hasn’t forgotten those of us that can...
2019-09-06, 03:13

CHEAP: Anoint yourself noise monarch with 72% off Harman Kardon wireless speakers Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I always appreciate having a good speaker in my living room. ...
2019-09-04, 18:26

Save up to 60% on JBL speakers and 15% on grills at The Home Depot — plus 6 more sales and deals happening now Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate par...
2019-06-12, 05:26

Sonos and Ikea’s Symfonisk wireless speakers are a symphony of sound and design Sonos and Ikea’s Symfonisk collaboration took a lot of people by surprise when it was announced earlier this year, but the match-up is less un...
2019-07-31, 21:13

Saturday's Best Deals: eBag Cubes, Splendor, Harmon Kardon Speakers, and More A 65" Sceptre TV, smokeless grill, PS4 Slim bundle, and the final days of the Nordstrom Anniversary sale lead off Saturday’s best deals from aro...
2019-08-03, 16:26

As stocks struggle to break to new highs, markets could be swayed by Fed speakers, trade Developments in U.S.-Chinese trade talks and the comments from a host of Fed speakers could be important for markets in the week ahead, as stocks str...
2019-09-20, 22:39

TIFF 2019: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx among keynote speakers Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Antonio Banderas and Allison Janney will give In Conversation With talks at the Toronto Internationa...
2019-08-20, 21:39

Grab Two of Anker's Waterproof, Stereo Pairing Soundcore Mini 2 Speakers For $35 Anker’s diminutive Soundcore Mini 2 Bluetooth speakers aren’t going to knock your socks off, but they punch above their weight in terms of sound qual...
2019-09-25, 11:26

Tuesday's Best Deals: Edifier Speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, Backcountry Gear, and More A couple of Edifier bookshelf speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, and up to 40% off Climb Gear at Backcountry lead of Tuesday’s best deals from around the...
2019-08-20, 17:13

Researchers Follow Bats' Example, Use Cheap Speakers and Mics to See Objects Hidden Around Corners A lot of amazing technologies developed at universities or corporate R&D labs never see the light of day because they’re just too expensive to tu...
2019-06-17, 19:52

Thursday's Best Deals: Sonos Speakers, Cult-Favorite Cuisinart Knives, Posture Corrector, and More Cult-favorite Cuisinart Advantage Knife Set, 20% off Sonos Speakers, and a Back Brace Posture Corrector lead off Thursday’s best deals from around th...
2019-07-11, 17:39

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...
2019-08-21, 18:26

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.  ...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Google says Google Translate can't replace human translators. US immigration officials have used it to vet refugees. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Documents shared with ProPublica reveal that immigration officials have been told to vet refugees' social media posts using...
2019-09-27, 13:00

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Su...
2019-06-03, 03:52

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 ...
2019-06-23, 03:26

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Su...
2019-06-03, 05:00

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...
2019-06-03, 07:52

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...
2019-08-03, 08:39

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...
2019-06-03, 01:00

'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...
2019-06-03, 22:13

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 ...
2019-06-06, 16:52

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are poste...
2019-06-20, 21:39

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...
2019-08-08, 14:26

Dodge Wanted To Sell The '70 Monaco To Real, Natural Customers Who Had Real, Natural Conversations If you’re a car salesperson, you’ve got to know your product cold. You can’t be blindsided by questions about color combinations and trim levels. But...
2019-09-22, 03:26

Amazon will be deeply discounting its Echo speakers and devices on Prime Day 2019 — here's every Echo deal you'll find Amazon Prime Day 2019 won't officially begin until July 15, but Amazon has already announced some of the deals it'll offer on its own devices. Start...
2019-07-14, 05:13

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...
2019-07-12, 00:26

Google will discontinue Google Hire by 2020 — just 2 years after launch Another Google service bites the dust, and this time it’s Google Hire. The company said it’ll shut down the job tracking system by next year. Hire he...
2019-08-28, 19:13

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, ...
2019-06-27, 18:52

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...
2019-07-10, 07:52

Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership Google has announced a new unlimited Google Fi plan that gives subscribers unfettered access to SMS, calls, and data for a set monthly fee. Read More...
2019-09-17, 23:26

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...
2019-06-03, 03:00

Save 21% off the Google Pixel 3, Pixelbook and more with Google's birthday deal Google is turning 21 (they grow up so fast!) and to celebrate, it's knocked 21% off almost everything in its European stores. There appear to be...
2019-09-27, 12:13

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Greek island shelter crisis, only 8 per cent of UNGA speakers women, Russian alcohol laws extending lives, Older Persons Day Tuesday’s top stories: Greece urged to fast-track asylum-seekers as 1,000 die on the Mediterranean; just 16 women addressed UN General Assembly; less...
2019-10-01, 23:13

Cboe Announces Keynote Speakers and Agenda for 35th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference U.S. 2019 CHICAGO – February 21, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 35th annua...
2019-05-21, 14:33

'What is Google Meet?': A guide to Google's professional video-conferencing service, including pricing options and how to join a meeting OpturaDesign/Shutterstock Google Meet is a video-conference-calling platform designed primarily for professional use, which links remote colleagues ...
2019-09-24, 01:52

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...
2019-08-21, 06:52

Google expands its efforts in India with new Google Pay initiatives During its annual event in New Delhi, Google announced a number of new Google Pay initiatives aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses acce...
2019-09-20, 01:52

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...
2019-06-21, 00:52

Things Google Assistant can do: how to use your Google Home speaker Apple has Siri, Amazon has Alexa, and if you've got an Android phone, tablet or Google Home device, don't forget that you've got Googl...
2019-09-23, 16:39

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developi...
2019-09-19, 23:00

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...
2019-06-22, 04:39

Google is about to make Google Maps more like Waze A couple of days ago, Google added some handy new features to its Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone, including Street View support (Android) an...
2019-09-06, 20:26

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....
2019-06-14, 00:52

Google's Pixel 4, Pixel 4XL, and Made by Google hardware event squeezed by Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft launches Google's Made by Google hardware event will take the wraps off of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL, but preceding events from the likes of Apple, Amazon and...
2019-10-10, 13:52

Everything You Need to Know About Smart TVs With smart TVs available at lower-than-ever prices, you might be wondering if it's worth investing in one. We try to break the jargon for you and hel...
2019-07-24, 17:00

Parents Name 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...
2019-07-15, 16:52

Why Your Next Car Should Be a Smart Hybrid Smart Hybrid from Maruti Suzuki is an excellent choice for new car owners. Smart hybrid cars offer better fuel efficiency, increase in performance, r...
2019-09-12, 14:52

Do you need these 'smart' headphones? The Nuraphones headphones claim to 'listen' to how you hear and tune music to match. Can they compete with Sony and Bose for the same price?  &...
2019-09-17, 17:52

5G and smart cities: everything you need to know After years of anticipation, 5G networks are finally here, promising to propel us into a new era of connectivity.Offering a major step-up from 4G net...
2019-06-12, 15:13

If Computers Are So Smart, How Come They Can’t Read? Deep learning excels at learning statistical correlations, but lacks robust ways of understanding how the meanings of sentences relate to their parts...
2019-09-10, 16:00

10 best Smart TV apps for your Samsung TV As nice as your new Samsung TV may look in your living room, it's the apps and services you can find on its smart TV platform that are going to ...
2019-06-17, 17:52

How much does your smart speaker cost to run? We're leaving more and more devices plugged in 24/7, all silently consuming power while they wait to do our bidding. But how much power are they usin...
2019-08-12, 00:13

The Very Best Smart Home Gadgets The first smart home gadgets from a few years ago weren’t actually very smart, but times have changed, and there’s now plenty of good reasons to upgr...
2019-08-28, 22:52

Green: 'Not smart' to think Warriors' run over After falling to the Raptors in the NBA Finals, Warriors stars Draymond Green and Stephen Curry expressed confidence that the team's dominant run isn...
2019-06-14, 10:26

All we know about the ambitious OnePlus smart TV Last September, OnePlus told us it’s planning to launch a smart TV in 2019. According to the company’s announcement in August, it’ll unveil the TV in...
2019-09-13, 21:39

The smart money is hedging against the US Wall Street is giddy about the possibility that the Federal Reserve could lower interest rates as soon as July. The S&P 500 traded at an all-time tra...
2019-06-21, 16:00

How Moscow became a smart city When discussing smart cities, we tend to look towards the future at a world where everything and everyone are even more connected thanks to new techn...
2019-08-13, 15:00

Smart Watch Mi Band 2 Mi Band 2 Product Description The new version of Mi Band 2 has an OLED-display and a touch panel, which will make more information available to you....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Upgrade to Smart LED Bulbs For Just $8 Each Cree is, rather quietly, one of the biggest LED manufacturers in the world, and now they’ll sell you smart light bulbs for just $8 a pop, down from t...
2019-08-02, 03:00

North's smart glasses are now available across the US One of the greatest obstacles to buying North's smart glasses has simply been to find them. They've only been available at the company'...
2019-09-18, 21:00

What are nootropics (smart drugs)? Nootropics, or smart drugs, aim to enhance cognitive performance. Prescription stimulants and nonprescription substances, including caffeine, are con...
2019-09-20, 01:26

What Will Smart Homes Look Like 10 Years From Now? It’s 6 A.M., and the alarm clock is buzzing earlier than usual. It’s not a malfunction: the smart clock scanned your schedule and adjuste...
2019-07-31, 19:00

What is a smart city and how does one plan for it? Cities around the globe are expected to continue to attract an ever increasing portion of the world’s population. By 2050, more than two third...
2019-07-09, 15:39

Here's The Best Smart Scale Deal We've Ever Seen If you want to keep track of your summer weight loss goals, the new model of Anker’s ultra-popular Bluetooth smart scale is on sale today for just $2...
2019-06-19, 22:13

New Philips Hue smart bulbs don't need a hub The Philips Hue light bulb lineup is often recognized as the best smart lighting you can buy for your house. But if you're new to the smart home...
2019-06-28, 01:52

Lenovo Smart Tab P10 Review Some people may have reservations about picking an Android tablet over anything else, especially given how fewer and fewer companies are releasing ne...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Infinix Smart 3 Plus Review Can the Infinix Smart 3 Plus rise above the competition with its appealing design, triple rear cameras, and affordable price of just Rs. 6,999? We fi...
2019-05-28, 02:26

Will Smith’s ‘Gemini Man’ is uninspired and not all that smart It’s every Hollywood star’s worst nightmare — that there’s someone younger, prettier and — oh, sweet Jesus — less expensive coming up behind you to t...
2019-10-10, 11:26

These smart shorts tell you how to improve your workout Wearable technology has made big strides in recent years, from fitness trackers and smartwatches to shoes that vibrate to give you directions, tops t...
2019-08-23, 17:13

O2 5G powers smart ambulance trials O2 will provide mobile connectivity for a trial of smart ambulances that aims to improve the speed of a patient’s diagnosis and the level of t...
2019-09-17, 17:00

Smart is the first car brand to switch to an all-EV lineup Smart has touted electric models in its lineup for years, but they've usually been secondary to the gas and diesel models. Now, however, the EV...
2019-09-07, 14:00

When the 'smart home' is actually a hospital room You've surely gotten used to seeing Alexa in basically every piece of consumer technology out there -- Amazon is even putting it in microwaves. ...
2019-06-12, 18:26

You Can Outsmart the "Smart Money" Crowd This chart from our May Elliott Wave Financial Forecast shows you a setup that speaks volumes about the next move in the stock market: Large Specs' c...
2019-05-21, 14:52

How to make your smart home more secure Home is where the network is. Nowadays, modernizing a house means plugging in sensors, cameras, voice-activated hubs, smart lights and connected powe...
2019-08-28, 16:52

The smart money: PCP deals vs used cars PCPs may rule in showrooms, but buying used is smarter. We've picked second hand alternatives to every kind of new car No one buys new cars any more...
2019-08-24, 13:00

Your next smart speaker might save your life The typical consumer who owns at least one smart speaker in their home might use it for helpful tasks that make the mundanity of daily life a little ...
2019-06-20, 03:26

When smart devices watch you, what do they do with the data? Smart devices can work miracles, obeying your every command. They may transmit everything about you to a programmer in a city you’ve never hear...
2019-06-20, 17:39

Best Buy now sells smart gym equipment for the home The electronics retailer has started selling workout equipment, including indoor cycling bikes, compression recovery systems and connected treadmills...
2019-06-18, 22:00

The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. Starting this fall, Bungie will be converting all of the Eververse armor (the stuff you buy with real money) ...
2019-06-20, 00:39

5 smart buys to help improve your sleep The thing is: there’s no single hack that can magically improve your sleeping habits. A good night’s rest only happens when you blend together all th...
2019-08-08, 19:13

Think setting up a smart home is too much hassle? Think again Sponsored by RACV The idea of automating your home is attractive to many people, but the perception that it’s both complex and costly can unde...
2019-08-02, 08:01

Casio PRO TREK SMART WSD-F30 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and Controls | Functionality, processor, performance | Activity tracking | Connectivity and multimedia | Bat...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Facebook and Ray-Ban could be collaborating on AR smart glasses Would you buy Facebook smart glasses? The social media giant seems to be banking on it, with a new report by CNBC pointing to ambitious plans around ...
2019-09-19, 11:52

Pampers gets into smart diapers with Lumi The smart diaper wars have truly begun. Today, Pampers unveiled Lumi, an all-in-one connected system that includes two activity sensors for diapers, ...
2019-07-18, 20:00

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...
2019-08-18, 18:26

5 smart home gadgets nobody asked for Sometimes not everything needs to be interactive or connect to your smartphone. Here are 5 smart home gadgets that just plain miss the mark.  &...
2019-10-04, 05:39

How to build a smart dorm room Make the most of your small space with smart home appliances! Here's how to build your very own smart dorm room.      ...
2019-08-06, 10:39

The best smart garage-door controller By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen edit...
2019-09-27, 23:00

CHEAP: Binge into oblivion with $1,000 off an LG 4K smart TV Game of Thrones just ended this week, but that doesn’t mean your (TV) watch should end. And if you’re looking for a swanky 4K smart TV, we’ve got jus...
2019-05-21, 15:01

I Reset the Dumb GE Smart Lightbulb I’ve spent most of my day thinking about the video going around describing the absurd, 12-part process that’s required to reset GE C-Life smart bulbs...
2019-06-21, 01:52

Add a Smart Lock to Your Existing Deadbolt For $99 August’s third generation Smart Lock lets you lock and unlock your door from using your phone, and you can get the silver model for just $99 today, t...
2019-05-21, 17:52

This is one smart device that every urban home could use Living in a dense urban environment brings many startup-fuelled conveniences, be it near instant delivery of food — or pretty much whatever els...
2019-05-25, 20:52

Can This Smart Pillow Help Your Resolve to Meditate? A cushy new service links meditation guidance, custom music and a smart pillow that soothingly pulses to the beats and creates an “immersive at-home ...
2019-07-24, 21:39

These Are the Words Smart People Can't Spell Linguist and Because Internet author Gretchen McCulloch asked her Twitter followers to share the words that they can’t actually spell without relying...
2019-09-24, 00:13

Report: Google Wifi 2 is half Wi-Fi router, half Google Home Enlarge / The first-gen Google Wifi. (credit: Google) With Google's big 2019 hardware event set for October 15, we're starting to zero in on what e...
2019-09-18, 20:13

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ...
2019-05-21, 17:13

Private Equity They own the gym, the pet shop and maybe even your dentist’s office. They might be selling you electricity or operating the hotel in your town. No ma...
2019-10-01, 18:52

Art Looks Better in Private Collections The sale of Sotheby’s this week to a French billionaire takes one of the few listed art companies off the market. But such stocks haven’t lived up to...
2019-06-21, 12:52

Armani dress code: Smart casual Stars Alexander Skarsgard, Richard Madden and Samuel L. Jackson attend the Giorgio Armani show in Milan. (June 18)       &#...
2019-06-18, 19:26

Damn: The Kid From ‘Smart House’ Got Hot But Now He’s Not Hot Again, You Just Missed The Window If you’re a ’90s kid who grew up on a healthy diet of Disney Channel Original Movies, you might want to sit down, because we’ve got some pretty major...
2019-07-23, 18:00

Back stiffness limiting Tiger; 'best to be smart' Tiger Woods spent most of the back nine of his pro-am round Wednesday just chipping and putting as he experienced stiffness and soreness during his e...
2019-08-08, 01:13

Why Samsung’s virus scans for smart TVs are a UX disaster Samsung was lambasted and mocked in the press and on social media yesterday, after the company tweeted a reminder to owners of its smart TVs to perio...
2019-06-18, 14:39

Facelifted Smart EQ ForTwo and EQ ForFour unveiled News 4 Sep, 2019 Cosmetically revised versions of the all-electric Smart EQ ForTwo and ForFour have been revealed ahead of this year’s ...
2019-09-05, 02:52

When smart devices pass secrets to the police It may crackdown on crime — and privacy, too. That's if German police get powers to seize personal data on smart devices. Germany's discussing plans ...
2019-06-14, 21:52

How to be a smart investor when the stock market is confusing Investing is about being mostly right. Warren Buffett has amassed a fortune by being patient and investing in companies that don’t always perf...
2019-08-07, 15:39

Ikea’s smart blinds will launch on October 1st Ikea has a new product for the smart home that can be controlled from an iPhone or Android device, and you’ll soon be able to buy it. For real ...
2019-06-15, 02:52

Smart cities need to take people with disabilities into account from the get-go As technology and urban design march into the future, more and more urban centers will begin looking like the “smart cities” science fiction began pr...
2019-08-07, 19:13

Fatherhood 101 With Very Smart Brothas and the Dads of The Root! Father’s Day is right around the corner and the one thing the men of VSB and The Root know how to do is procreate. It’s a talent really. Since we all...
2019-06-15, 18:52

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...
2019-08-07, 20:52

Walk the line: 10 of the best smart sandals for men – in pictures Elevated footwear is the key to a smart casual summer look. Neutral shades and simple lines will work with most things already in your wardrobe – and...
2019-07-23, 22:39

TCL P8, P8S, P8E Series Smart AI TVs with 4K Display Launched in India TCL has new line-up of 4K AI smart TVs in India that falls under the P8, P8S, and P8E series, all of which run on Android Pie and feature Google Assi...
2019-08-03, 14:26

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...
2019-06-12, 21:26

Smart lights of the future are coming to help boost your Wi-Fi One day in the not-too-distant future you could be connecting to the web via your lighting fixtures rather than your router – potentially exte...
2019-06-21, 13:39

Seven Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Philips Hue Smart Lights No contemporary smart home is complete without smart lighting. And while smart light switches might be a better choice for your situation than smart ...
2019-06-22, 00:39

Florida man parks Smart car in kitchen so it won’t blow away Patrick Eldridge parked his Smart Car in his Florida home because he was afraid Hurricane Dorian would blow it away. / Courtesy: Jessica Eldridge via...
2019-09-05, 22:52

Start your Monday smart: What's happening this week Iran pushes uranium limit. 2020 Democrats debate. The world remembers Stonewall. El Chapo gets sentenced. G20 leaders meet. Michael Avenatti does on ...
2019-06-24, 00:00

This smart personal air conditioner that raised over $1M on Indiegogo is now $70 off This personal smart air conditioner is the answer to a bunch of cooling problems — and right now, you can save $70 off the price (an over 25 percent ...
2019-06-01, 17:13

Smart home technology just got simpler – and far more affordable Sponsored by RACV To many people, it may seem like basic home security hasn’t advanced much in recent years. Apart from professionally-install...
2019-09-19, 10:13

LG SM9000 NanoCell 65-inch 4K HDR Smart TV Review LG's recent TV launches in India includes the premium SM9000, which is available in two sizes - 55-inch and 65-inch. We review the 65-inch variant of...
2019-08-17, 23:00

Teen claims to tweet from her smart fridge – but did she really? A Twitter user’s claim to have tweeted from a kitchen appliance went viral but experts have cast doubtA resourceful teenager appeared to have taken t...
2019-08-17, 08:39

‘Very Smart People,’ but a Keyless Car’s Downside Killed Them A couple with careers in academia and science died of carbon-monoxide poisoning. A second congressional bill has been introduced to mandate safety fe...
2019-06-28, 17:13

New McLaren contract is smart move for Norris Formula One rookie Lando Norris greeted the announcement of his McLaren contract extension on Tuesday by saying he might buy himself a suit. And may...
2019-07-10, 11:52

Your smart speaker could tell if you're experiencing cardiac arrest Cardiac arrest frequently happens at home, and victims don't always have someone around to call for help. Your smart speaker might one day fill...
2019-06-19, 21:39

OnePlus confirms it’s launching a smart TV in September Chinese phone brand OnePlus announced today that it will launch a smart TV next month, and it’s called the OnePlus TV (color me shocked). The smartph...
2019-08-14, 07:26

Ex-RB 'He Hate Me' Smart found safe, police say Former Eagles and Panthers running back Rod Smart has been found safe, the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday, after he was reported miss...
2019-06-19, 04:26

Let's get smart casual: 10 of the best men's polo shirts – in pictures Whether you’re dressing it up with a suit or dressing it down with shorts, the polo shirt is the perfect versatile piece for any wardrobe. Continue ...
2019-06-03, 08:26

Best Buy will dedicate store space to 'smart' gym equipment Best Buy thinks it might have another way to remain relevant in the face of online shopping: diving head-first into smart fitness technology that oft...
2019-06-18, 19:52

Lenovo’s Smart Clock becomes a more capable home hub The Lenovo Smart Clock already won Best of CES 2019 and earned our approval, but it's not done adding features. Today, Google announced a few we...
2019-08-23, 02:00

Polarity Smart Bikes Launch Date Out Pune-based Polarity Smart Bikes will be introducing its pedal-assisted electric bike range in India on September 20, 2019. The new e-mobility start-...
2019-09-13, 16:26

Ikea's smart blinds miss their US launch (again) Ikea is once again delaying the US launch of its FYRTUR blackout smart blinds. In a statement to The Verge, a spokesperson for the company said Ikea ...
2019-10-03, 02:26

This ‘smart’ toilet can predict heart failure Doctors are looking to nip heart failure in the butt. Engineers at the Rochester Institute of Technology have invented a groundbreaking toilet seat t...
2019-05-22, 20:39

Nissan and EDF to expand smart charging partnership Firms will focus on vehicle-to-grid charging systems - which could allow owners to make money by plugging in their car Nissan and energy giant EDF G...
2019-09-18, 17:00

This smart mug will keep you coffee warm—and it's at its lowest price Tired of your tea or coffee getting cold before you finish it? The Ember Smart Mug will keep your drink warm until the last drop, and right now it's ...
2019-10-02, 05:39

This smart mug will keep your coffee warm—and it's at its lowest price Tired of your tea or coffee getting cold before you finish it? The Ember Smart Mug will keep your drink warm until the last drop, and right now it's ...
2019-10-02, 00:00

The Byton M-Byte isn't just a car – it's a 'smart device on wheels' "We called it a ‘smart EV’, and that was really the vision that we had – to build a kind of digital living space," Dr Daniel Kir...
2019-05-28, 22:39

Amazon's Echo Show 5 smart display is $25 off now — get one for $65 Amazon The Amazon Echo Show 5 is a smart display that gives the ultra-powerful Alexa a more visual touch. The device allows you to control smart h...
2019-10-08, 17:00

Motorola’s doing smart TVs now – starting in India with 6 models from $196 Motorola has been making reliable budget and mid-range Android phones under Lenovo’s guidance for the past few years. It’s now putting its badge on a...
2019-09-16, 11:52

The Feds Are Looking Into All The Tesla ‘Smart Summon’ Crashes The feds are looking into Tesla’s troublesome Smart Summon feature, the Model 3 is crushing it in the Netherlands, Toyota is revamping a sedan plant ...
2019-10-03, 18:00

The Dash-Smart Wireless Bluetooth Earphones The world’s first smart wireless bluetooth earphones are now on market with built in 1000 songs memory as well as body sensors like heartbeat and oth...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Who's controlling your toothbrush? How and why to secure your smart home Toothbrushes, beds, ovens, lightbulbs, toasters – if it exists in your home, a company somewhere will have put a chip in it. The idea of a sma...
2019-05-21, 19:39

Smart can take inspiration from Mini, says design boss Brand's head of design claims original BMW Mini of early 2000s shows direction Smart will take The next generation of Smarts must take inspiration f...
2019-10-04, 12:52

Here’s Your Shot at Winning a Samsung 65″ QLED 4K Smart TV TLDR: Enter for your chance to win a gorgeous 65” Samsung QLED 4K Smart TV Football season is back! And admit it — watching brightly-colored uniforms...
2019-09-18, 23:00

dbell: Smart Wireless Wi-Fi Video Doorbell dbell, the smart video doorbell enables you to check who is at the door from your smartphone. You can monitor it from your tablet, PC or TV. Every ti...
2019-05-21, 20:00

That Apple Card may not be as private as you think When it came time to pay for dinner with my friend and his wife the other night, he said, "No, let us get this." It was a kind gesture. When you don...
2019-08-30, 22:00

PSA: Set your Venmo transactions to private right now A new research study has found that Venmo continues to make it easy for third-parties to scrape users’ public transaction history without their permi...
2019-06-17, 14:00

Apple is trying to make web ads truly private Apple's privacy push is extending to an area where you might not expect it: web ad tracking. The company's John Wilander has outlined a ne...
2019-05-22, 17:52

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S...
2019-06-07, 22:39

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westcheste...
2019-06-11, 20:13

Behind the scenes at a private jet factory At Bombardier's Centre of Excellence, a facility on the outskirts of Montreal, Canada, the cabin interiors of some of the world's most luxurious priv...
2019-06-12, 12:39

The VA is improving because it's using more private healthcare Recently, the battle over the future of veterans healthcare increased in intensity because arguably the two most prominent politicians in the country...
2019-06-19, 18:13

Private banking across the decades Euromoney’s coverage of private banking since our launch in 1969 reflects the changes in the industry itself. The first 30 years were dominated by Sw...
2019-05-21, 14:39

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over L...
2019-07-06, 03:26

Smart homes are becoming more popular. Here's how to make sure yours is working Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Apple HomePod are increasingly popular. Here are some tips to making sure your smart home devices are working properly....
2019-09-14, 19:00

A first look at Amazon's new AirPods competitor, smart glasses and ring The Echo Buds, Loop and Frames show that Amazon wants to put its Alexa smart assistant literally everywhere: in your ears, on your hand and on your f...
2019-09-26, 05:26

This 'Smart' Light Bulb Video Is the Most Ridiculous Thing We've Ever Seen People of the 20th century imagined that Americans of the future would be zipping around in flying cars and jetpacks. Instead, we’ve got a plummeting...
2019-06-20, 14:52

Lenovo's Smart Clock Makes Snoozing Alarms Fun Again In today’s world, it feels like every company is trying to spruce up old tech with the power of the internet. We got smart locks, smart lights, smart...
2019-06-03, 17:39

Save a Few Bucks On Ecobee Smart Thermostats, Today Only While they don’t have the brand recognition of Nest’s learning Thermostat, Ecobee’s smart thermostats one-up their most popular competitor by pairing...
2019-05-22, 01:52

Updated Smart Fortwo and ForFour EQ to be revealed in September Smart will use the Frankfurt motor show to reveal an upgraded version its all-electric city car Smart is readying a facelift for its ForTwo and ForF...
2019-08-01, 08:00

Facebook admits new smart devices allow people to listen in Facebook had admitted people will be allowed to listen in to audio captured by its new smart devices, despite stopping the controversial practice in ...
2019-09-20, 14:13

This affordable smart robot vacuum is at an incredible low price right now Robot vacuums can help keep your floors looking spick and span this fall, and right now you can save on one of our favorite smart models, the Ecovacs...
2019-09-12, 05:39

The Smart-Enough City, book review: Putting people first Ben Green offers a welcome antidote to most accounts of smart cities, arguing that citizens' values, rather than technology itself, should be the sta...
2019-09-16, 19:00

Facelifted Smart EQ ForTwo and EQ ForFour unveiled at Frankfurt News 9 Sep, 2019 Cosmetically revised versions of the all-electric Smart EQ ForTwo and ForFour have been revealed at this year’s Frankf...
2019-09-09, 20:26

Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker is still alive, somehow While Samsung's Unpacked event was mostly about the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+, a new S Pen and a Galaxy Book S laptop, plenty of observers exp...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Control4's new hub connects 13,500 smart home devices on one screen Smart home connected devices can control everything from lighting and temperature to security systems and music. But with products from so many diffe...
2019-05-24, 21:00

Huawei's Android alternative powers Honor's first smart TV Huawei has unveiled its Honor brand's first smart TV, which is also the first product powered by the Android alternative the company launched at...
2019-08-11, 09:13

Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker is coming soon... we think The launch of the Samsung Galaxy Home has been rather stop-start since the Bixby-controlled smart speaker was first announced in August 2018 –...
2019-06-05, 11:39

If you're looking for an iPhone XS or XR Smart Battery Case, you shouldn't get it from Apple Apple is known for often favouring convenience and functionality over what might generally be regarded as a stylish hardware design, but even by thos...
2019-05-31, 21:00

Color-changing smart skin gets an upgrade thanks to chameleons Color-changing smart skin is nothing new, but scientists have had a hard time working out the kinks. Current smart skin is fragile and buckles after ...
2019-09-12, 11:13

Does having a smart-home make your house harder to sell? Experts weigh in on how your smart-home devices could make your home more difficult to sell. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details. &#...
2019-08-12, 19:00

Expert Recommendations for a Child's First Phone, From Basic to Smart Age shouldn't be the deciding factor in when a child receives a cellphone. Instead, parents should weigh a child's level of maturity and need for a p...
2019-08-24, 02:52

'Very Smart' Kim Knows N. Korea Must Give Up Nukes: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday praised North Korean leader as a "very smart" man who is aware that he has to give up nuclear weapons to develop ...
2019-05-27, 09:52

TP-Link won't be supporting HomeKit in its Smart Plug Mini after all TP-Link will not be updating their popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini to support Apple's HomeKit, according to the product's FAQ page. The networ...
2019-08-13, 14:39

Samsung delays its Galaxy Home smart speaker to Q3 Samsung has delayed the release of its Galaxy Home speaker. The Bixby-powered device should be on shelves sometime between July and September. Offici...
2019-06-04, 17:00

Blu Smart To Increase Mahindra eVerito Fleet To 500 Cars Blu Smart, India's first all-electric taxi service, plans to add 500 Mahindra eVerito electric sedans by April 2020. The start-up has flagged off the...
2019-06-04, 16:13

Check out the smart new way iOS 13 manages Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections on the iPhone iOS 13, which is now available to anyone with a developer account, packs quite a few new features, some of which were shown off during Apple’s ...
2019-06-05, 04:52

High-Tech Collision Warnings, No Matter How Smart Your Car Is “This can be a great way to get the safety benefit of crash-avoidance technology at a reduced cost compared to a new car,” said the author of a safet...
2019-05-22, 21:26

Bose's smart and affordable Home Speaker 300 is now available in Australia Bose entered the smart speaker market a tad late, beginning with last year's Home Speaker 500. However, it launched with a price tag of $600 in ...
2019-08-05, 06:39

Exploring the dark underbelly of smart home technology This past holiday season, AI-powered devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home were among the hottest gifts across any product category – a ...
2019-05-22, 17:26

This affordable smart robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever Get yourself a cleaning assistant with the lowest price we've ever seen for one of our favorite smart robot vacuums.      &...
2019-10-07, 21:52

Amazon Smart Display 'Eyes' to Aid the Visually Challenged Amazon on Monday added a feature enabling its Echo Show smart screens to recognise household pantry items as part of an effort intended to help the v...
2019-09-24, 15:00

You watch TV; it watches back: How smart TVs track what’s on our screens In our latest privacy experiment, we examined how four of the most popular TV brands record what we watch. And they’re doing it because, legally spea...
2019-09-19, 22:39

Dish will install your smart home gadgets for a flat fee Dish is having another go at the smart home. The satellite TV provider has been offering smart technology installation services to its own customers ...
2019-06-18, 19:52

Snap unveils third generation of Spectacles smart glasses When it comes to wearable cameras, Snap is hoping that the third time is the charm. The parent company of disappearing-photo app Snapchat on Tuesday ...
2019-08-13, 20:13

Firefly 2+ is a smart and stylish vape for cannabis connoisseurs The Firefly 2 turned more than a few heads when it was released back in 2016. Lighter, sleeker and smarter than its clunky and cumbersome predecessor...
2019-07-05, 03:13

Facebook to launch new Portal smart displays in Europe WhatsApp joins Messenger on camera-equipped photo frame-like device tied in with AlexaJust 10 months after launching its first voice-controlled, vide...
2019-09-18, 16:13

Apple already the No. 3 smart glasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite ...
2019-05-29, 23:13

Kettlebell Connect – a smart way to train with weights (if you can afford it) The way it swaps between six different weight levels is clever, not least because it’s all done at the touch of a button. But it comes at a heart-pum...
2019-05-21, 16:26

The 'living laboratory': Inside a neighborhood of smart homes Hannah Kennedy wakes up in the morning, turns to Alexa — a smart speaker — and asks, "What's the weather like today? What are the traffic conditions?...
2019-10-03, 06:52

11 Clever Uses for Smart Plugs That Make Them Worth Buying The humble smart plug might not be the most eye-catching or featured-packed smart home device out there, but the ability to turn electrical sockets o...
2019-10-02, 17:39

Smart meter delays could mean higher bills for millions Four million homes on prepay gas and electricity meters could see higher bills due to delays in the rollout of smart meters, says the competition wat...
2019-06-07, 16:52

Good luck trying to crash this AI-powered smart drone Skydio today announced the the “Skydio 2” smart drone. It’s a feature-packed ‘flying film crew’ capable of navigating through forests, over water, an...
2019-10-02, 05:13

Dumb Starbucks Man Makes Smart Decision to Drop Out Welcome to the final edition of Dumb Starbucks Man, the series where we examine the very dumb things that Howard Schultz keeps saying as he pretends ...
2019-09-06, 19:13

Xiaomi Mi LED Smart Bulb Goes on Open Sale in India at Rs. 1,299 Xiaomi has announced that its Mi LED Smart Bulb is now available to buy for everyone. The smart bulb was originally released via the company's crowdf...
2019-06-14, 13:26

With Roomba s9+ and Braava Jet m6, iRobot becomes a smart home maker It would suffice to say that iRobot has all but nailed the autonomous floor cleaning robot, but after seeing its brand-new Roomba s9+ and Braava Jet ...
2019-05-29, 10:00

Samsung's new range of Bespoke Fridges are beautiful, but not smart How often do you look at your fridge? Probably not often, you’re thinking. It’s just, sort of, there, isn’t it? But if, like mos...
2019-09-05, 16:26

Amazon Echo Show 5: what you need to know about the tiny new smart speaker Amazon has announced the latest addition to the Echo family, the Amazon Echo Show 5. Confusingly, this isn't the fifth generation of Amazon...
2019-05-29, 18:13

Sony X95G 55-Inch 4K HDR Smart Android TV Review Sony KD-55X9500G is the most expensive 55-inch LED TV in Sony's current lineup, and promises a lot when it comes to performance and features. We revi...
2019-07-08, 15:52

The Smart Home Is Finally Coming For Our Ceiling Fans Everything you can buy for your home, from light switches to refrigerators, are smart now, but ceiling fans have always been weirdly underrepresented...
2019-08-15, 02:13

Only way Mets should trade Jacob deGrom: ‘The smart play’ CLEVELAND — An agent named Brodie Van Wagenen used the megaphone that was this event last year — media day when reporters receive extended access to ...
2019-07-09, 05:26

Tesla's Smart Summon has been used more than half a million times The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is very much aware of all those Tesla Smart Summon fail videos you've been sharing th...
2019-10-03, 06:00

LG smart refrigerator used for tweeting by teen whose mom banned electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerato...
2019-08-14, 16:39

Viral: Teen Claims She Used Smart Fridge To Tweet – But Did She Really? A resourceful teenager claims she used her family's smart fridge to tweet after her mother confiscated her phone. The Twitter user, named Dorothy, tw...
2019-08-16, 13:26

| Mallett: Ref missed 'street-smart' Whitelock infringement Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett says Australian referee Nic Berry missed a vital infringement late in the Super Rugby semi-final in Christchurch....
2019-07-01, 07:00

XFL’s Rod ‘He Hate Me’ Smart found safe in South Carolina Rod Smart — aka “He Hate Me” — has been “found safe” in South Carolina, according to police. The former XFLer and NFL running...
2019-06-19, 05:39

LG says smart TVs will gain AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support next week In addition to Samsung and Vizio, LG announced earlier this year that it would be adding support for Apple’s ecosystem to its TV operating system. A...
2019-07-23, 19:13

Away’s Aluminum Edition ‘smart’ suitcase is beautiful, but not worth the ca$h If there was an incredibly niche contest for the most Instagrammed suitcase — which, in a perfect world, there would be — that award would have to go...
2019-07-23, 11:26

LG's smart fridge also makes crystal-clear ice for cocktails No $14 cocktail would be complete without those baseball-sized ice spheres that can chill your drink without diluting it beyond recognition. LG has u...
2019-08-29, 04:52

New Smart EQ Fortwo and Forfour begin brand’s EV future Updated two and four-seat city cars are now electric-only, with styling and technology upgrades Smart has become the first mass market manufacturer ...
2019-09-05, 06:00

Using smart watches to monitor your heart could do more harm than good Fitness trackers like the Apple Watch now allow you to detect heart conditions such as atrial fibrillation. That's not always a good thing, says doct...
2019-07-22, 16:39

Consumer Reports Calls Out Tesla's Smart Summon Hello and welcome to a new day, a new year. I hope you feel as though you are true to yourself, because there are a lot of car companies in need of s...
2019-10-11, 00:39