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Bose rolling out AirPlay 2 support to three of its smart speakers and sound bars

Bose rolling out AirPlay 2 support to three of its smart speakers and sound bars

2 hours ago   |   9to5Mac

Bose this week quietly announced that it has released AirPlay 2 functionality to its line of smart speakers. This includes its Home Speaker 500 and two different Soundbar...
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Facebook may be coming up with AI voice assistant

3 hours ago   |   Android Community

The next few years , we'll probably see the battle of the voice assistants and the devices like smart speakers and smart displays that can support it. Right now we're seeing...
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Facebook is working on an AI voice assistant similar to Alexa, Google Assistant

Facebook is working on an AI voice assistant similar to Alexa, Google Assistant

9 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Along with video chatting through Facebook Messenger, both Portal devices have built-in Amazon Alexa. Facebook is working on developing an AI voice assistant similar...
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YouTube Music is now free on Google Home smart speakers, but there's a catch

YouTube Music is now free on Google Home smart speakers, but there's a catch

11 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   4 articles

Google has just announced that its YouTube Music service is now available on all Google Home smart speakers. Starting today, those who own a Google Home smart speaker will be...
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YouTube Music's free tier now available on Google Home speakers

YouTube Music's free tier now available on Google Home speakers

13 hours ago   |   9to5Google   |   4 articles

Following Home's new “ Gentle Sleep & Wake ” feature yesterday, Google speakers and Smart Displays now support YouTube Music's free tier. This allows you to listen to stations...
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YouTube Music comes to Google Home speakers for free

YouTube Music comes to Google Home speakers for free

13 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   4 articles

YouTube has announced that it will now offer free music streaming on Google Home speakers with YouTube Music. Streaming via YouTube Music on your Google Home , Google Home Max...
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Save 27% On The Fireside Audiobox Bluetooth Speaker

15 hours ago   |   Geeky Gadgets

We have a great deal for our readers in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 27% off the Fireside Audiobox Bluetooth Speaker. The Fireside Audiobox Bluetooth...
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Google Home 2.10 reveals ‘border router' w/ smart plug codenamed ‘Zion' and ‘Speaker V'

Google Home 2.10 reveals ‘border router' w/ smart plug codenamed ‘Zion' and ‘Speaker V'

15 hours ago   |   9to5Google   |   2 articles

The latest version of the Google Home app for Android is rolling this morning and it reveals two new codenames. Google Home 2.10 describes “Zion” - a “built-in smart plug”...
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Philips Hue and Google Assistant can now wake you with a simulated sunrise

Philips Hue and Google Assistant can now wake you with a simulated sunrise

20 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   2 articles

Google Home devices have a new feature that will gently brighten your Philips Hue lights when it's time to wake up, and dim them when you're ready to start winding down for the...
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Your Google Assistant can now help improve the quality of your sleep in a couple of neat ways

Your Google Assistant can now help improve the quality of your sleep in a couple of neat ways

20 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   2 articles

There are a number of big reasons why Google Assistant is so popular nowadays, especially on Android phones and Google's own smart speakers, but sometimes it's the small things...
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Will, Jaden and Jada Smith Visit Apple Park for Environmental Discussion

Will, Jaden and Jada Smith Visit Apple Park for Environmental Discussion

Will Smith, his wife Jada Smith, and his son Jaden Smith today visited Apple Park to discuss the environment and Jaden's Just Water company, according to a tweet Apple CEO Tim... Read more ...

BlackBerry Messenger Shutting Down at the End of May

BlackBerry Messenger Shutting Down at the End of May

BlackBerry Messenger, aka BBM, is set to shut down on May 31, 2019, BlackBerry announced today. Prior to when the iPhone launched and for several years afterwards, BBM was a... Read more ...

Amazon Now Offering Free Ad-Supported Music to Alexa Users in the United States

Amazon Now Offering Free Ad-Supported Music to Alexa Users in the United States

Earlier this week, rumors suggested Amazon would launch a free, ad-supported music service, and today, Amazon indeed announced the debut of a free music option for Amazon Alexa... Read more ...

Here are the first official Pixel 3a and Pixel 3 XL renders

Here are the first official Pixel 3a and Pixel 3 XL renders

The upcoming Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL have been in the news quite a bit recently, but today we're finally getting a first look at what the phone's official design will... Read more ...

My Time at Portia: Helping the Color Blind Sanwa

My Time at Portia: Helping the Color Blind Sanwa

More than just upgrading your workshop, harvesting crops, and raising farm animals, My Time At Portia is also all about forging relationships with other characters. Each NPC... Read more ...

Galaxy S10 gets a dedicated Night mode with latest software update

Galaxy S10 gets a dedicated Night mode with latest software update

It can be enabled manually whenever you want. The Galaxy S10 has a pretty impressive combo of cameras to work with, and when the lights go down and you still want to snap... Read more ...

In new gaffe, Facebook improperly collects email contacts for 1.5 million

In new gaffe, Facebook improperly collects email contacts for 1.5 million

Enlarge Facebook's privacy gaffes keep coming. On Wednesday, the social media company said it collected the stored email address lists of as many as 1.5 million users without... Read more ...

9to5Mac Happy Hour 221: iOS 13 iPad features detailed, macOS Sidecar...

9to5Mac Happy Hour 221: iOS 13 iPad features detailed, macOS Sidecar, Qualcomm and 5G iPhones

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss 9to5Mac's scoops on iOS 13's dark mode, multiple window apps and panels, redesigned volume HUD, macOS 10.15's project sidecar, Apple's... Read more ...

Amazon strikes at Spotify with new free streaming music with ads

Amazon strikes at Spotify with new free streaming music with ads

Amazon's launching a free music service to compete with Spotify's offering. It complements its existing Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited plans. Read more ...

Ajit Pai proposes blocking China-owned telecom from US phone market

Ajit Pai proposes blocking China-owned telecom from US phone market

Enlarge / Chess queens with US and Chinese flags. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed denying China Mobile USA's application to offer telecom... Read more ...