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Amazon Alexa can now play Audible books in Australia and New Zealand

Amazon Alexa can now play Audible books in Australia and New Zealand

4 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   2 articles

Alexa's available skills Down Under are on the rise. Starting today, Aussies and Kiwis with an Audible membership can ask their Alexa-powered smart speaker to play their...
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Vevo Shuts Down Its App On All Platforms Except For YouTube

Vevo Shuts Down Its App On All Platforms Except For YouTube

6 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

When it comes to watching music videos online, Vevo probably comes to mind. The company's service is available across multiple platforms, such as YouTube, mobile, smart TVs...
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The Trusted Places Smart Lock has shown back up in Android

The Trusted Places Smart Lock has shown back up in Android

7 hours ago   |   9to5Google   |   2 articles

Yesterday, we reported that in the latest Google Play Services update, Google removed the Trusted Places Smart Lock that can disable an Android phone's lockscreen security when...
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Google Overtakes Amazon In Smart Speaker Shipments In Q1 2018

Google Overtakes Amazon In Smart Speaker Shipments In Q1 2018

7 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

It goes without saying that with Amazon getting a head start in the smart speaker race that it's not surprising that they have a very sizable market share. However it seems...
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Alexa recorded a couple's private conversation and sent it to another Echo owner

Alexa recorded a couple's private conversation and sent it to another Echo owner

7 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   2 articles

Many smart speaker owners wonder if their private conversations are being recorded by the virtual personal assistant on their devices. According to Seattle television station...
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The Essential Phone 2 reportedly canceled

The Essential Phone 2 reportedly canceled

7 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   6 articles

The Essential Phone 2, the proposed sequel to the ambitious modular smartphone by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, has reportedly been canceled. We were expecting a...
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Woman Claims Amazon Echo Recorded Her Conversation & Sent It To A Contact

Woman Claims Amazon Echo Recorded Her Conversation & Sent It To A Contact

9 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

Smart speakers typically feature an always-on functionality which means that the speakers are always listening out for its trigger word, whether it be “Alexa”, “Hey Siri”, or...
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075: Home tops Echo in sales, PayPal across Google, Pixel 2 XL review | 9to5Google Daily

075: Home tops Echo in sales, PayPal across Google, Pixel 2 XL review | 9to5Google Daily

11 hours ago   |   9to5Google   |   2 articles

Today we've got Google Home topping Amazon Echo in smart speaker sales, PayPal coming to all of Google's services, and my late review of the Pixel 2 XL. 9to5Google Daily is...
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Intel AI Lab open-sources library for deep learning-driven NLP

Intel AI Lab open-sources library for deep learning-driven NLP

11 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

The Intel AI Lab has open-sourced a library for natural language processing to help researchers and developers give conversational agents like chatbots and virtual assistants...
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Deal: GE Z-Wave Plus Smart Lighting Control Light Switch for $29 - May 2018

14 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

Amazon has GE's Z-Wave Compatible Smart Lighting Control Light Switch available today for just $29.32. This is typically priced at $39.99, so that's a pretty good price...
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New LG V35 ThinQ Smartphone Appears Online

New LG V35 ThinQ Smartphone Appears Online

We have heard a number of rumors about the new LG V35 ThinQ smartphone and now the handset has been spotted online. The device recently appeared on the Wireless Power... Read more ...

Essential cancels next phone

Essential cancels next phone

Essential, the company that created the first phone with an edge-to-edge screen and a notch, has cancelled the Essential Phone 2 and the company is instead now focused on... Read more ...

Apple Wins $539 Million In Samsung Patent Cases

Apple Wins $539 Million In Samsung Patent Cases

Apple and Samsung have been fighting it out in court over the last seven years and now it looks like there may be a conclusion to this long running case between the two... Read more ...

Essential Phone 2 Cancelled, Company Up For Sale

Essential Phone 2 Cancelled, Company Up For Sale

It looks like Andy Rubin has cancelled his Essential Phone 2 and the company is going up for sale.This has not been confirmed by Essential as yet. The news comes in a report... Read more ...

Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link, the app won't come to iOS

Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link, the app won't come to iOS

Valve announced early this month that it will make game streaming from PC/Mac to mobile devices possible via Steam Link app. Initially, the app was launched on Android, but... Read more ...

Picture allegedly shows OLED panels for the 6.1-inch low-end Apple iPhone 9

Picture allegedly shows OLED panels for the 6.1-inch low-end Apple iPhone 9

Even though Ming-Chi Kuo no longer covers Apple, would you really bet against the man who was the best darn analyst to ever cover the company? As you might remember, Kuo... Read more ...

HTC Vive Building VR Ecosystem Through New Partnerships

HTC Vive Building VR Ecosystem Through New Partnerships

Besides new smartphone VR integrations, HTC's virtual reality arm Vive on Thursday also announced a number of efforts meant to establish a full-fledged VR ecosystem through... Read more ...

Vevo Shuts Down Its App On All Platforms Except For YouTube

Vevo Shuts Down Its App On All Platforms Except For YouTube

When it comes to watching music videos online, Vevo probably comes to mind. The company's service is available across multiple platforms, such as YouTube, mobile, smart TVs... Read more ...

Verdict reached: Apple awarded $538.6 million from Samsung for patent...

Verdict reached: Apple awarded $538.6 million from Samsung for patent infringement

The verdict is in. A unanimous jury made up of five men and three women has awarded Apple $538.6 million in the damages retrial of the long running Apple v. Samsung patent... Read more ...

Essential Reportedly Cancels Its Second Phone, Might Sell Itself Off

Essential Reportedly Cancels Its Second Phone, Might Sell Itself Off

Last year Andy Rubin's smartphone company Essential launched their first smartphone, the Essential Phone. It was a game changer in the sense that it introduced the notch in... Read more ...