You can play NPR’s ‘Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me’ on your smart speaker
You can play "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me" on Amazon Echo speakers or Google Home devices with the new Wait Wait Quiz. It's hosted by Peter Sagal and Bill Kurtis and will be updated every week with new questions.
2:22 PM 01/21/19
How to convert a Kindle book to PDF
Amazon's Kindle is one of the best ebook readers on the market, but it doesn't make viewing proprietary files on other platforms any easier. Here's how to convert a Kindle book to PDF using either desktop or web-based applications.
1:45 PM 01/21/19
Report: Spotify preparing to launch $100 in-car streaming device
According to a report, people familiar with Spotify's plans say the company is readying a dedicated in-car music streamer that will cost $100. It will work with any Bluetooth-enabled audio system and can be controlled by voice.
12:29 PM 01/21/19
Ikea’s Symfonisk Sonos speaker coming in August, priced to “reach many people”
If details in a newly released video are true, we could be looking at Ikea's new Symfonisk speaker collaboration with Sonos to be in stores as soon as August. And the price? Within reach of "many people."
11:54 AM 01/21/19
How to factory reset a PS4
Learn the many ways you can factory reset your PS4. From reverting your settings to factory to doing a full wipe and reinstalling the latest PlayStation firmware, we cover it all here, step by step.
11:15 AM 01/21/19
Abode Systems upgrades its smart home gateway with new chip and Z-Wave Plus
Palo Alto-based Abode Systems is adding an upgrade to its popular smart home starter kit by replacing its central gateway with a second-generation version that supports cellular backup and enhanced Z-Wave support.
9:15 AM 01/21/19
Legrand’s Smart Lighting touts security, interoperability, and simple setup
Near universal connectivity including Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Samsung SmartThings, Nest, Ring, and the Internet of Things is the theme of Legrand's Smart Lighting Radiant collection of switches, dimmers, outlets, and plugs.
7:23 AM 01/21/19
The show cost how much?! The priciest original series on Netflix
Netflix has spent big bucks on original series, which might be part of the reason why its subscription pricing is going up. Here's a look at some of the priciest series from the streaming service.
3:15 AM 01/21/19
‘Tech vest’ prevents Amazon workers from colliding with robot coworkers
Amazon workers at its fulfillment centers are using "tech vests" to help protect them from collisions with their robot co-workers. The robots already have obstacle avoidance sensors, but the belt offers another layer of safety.
2:00 AM 01/21/19
Best new shows and movies to stream: ‘American Crime Story’ and more
Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, Terry Gilliam's Brazil, and more.
6:15 PM 01/20/19
REI drops prices on the GoPro Hero 7 action camera by $50
GoPros have been around for years, and they are still one of the best action cams on the market — though they are usually quite expensive without a discount. Right now, you can save up to $50 on the Hero 7 from REI.
12:33 PM 01/20/19
The best new movie trailers: ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘John Wick,’ Ghostbusters,’ and more
Everyone loves a good trailer, but keeping up with what's new isn't easy. That's why we round up the best ones for you. This week, it's the first trailers for Spider-Man: Far From Home and John Wick: Chapter 3.
10:15 AM 01/20/19
The best air fryers for 2019
What is this magical mechanism? It's an air fryer, and when used correctly, it can mimic the effects of frying while using just a little bit of oil. You still get that crispy, golden exterior and the fluffy center.
8:45 AM 01/20/19
How to choose an iPad in 2019: A practical guide to Apple’s tablets
Selecting an iPad from Apple's lineup can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Our comprehensive guide should put the numbers and specs in practical, easy-to-understand terms. Find your ideal iPad with the help of our guide.
7:45 AM 01/20/19
How to extend Wi-Fi range with another router
Is there a Wi-Fi dead zone in your home or office? A Wi-Fi repeater can help. Don't buy a new one, though. Here is how to extend Wi-Fi range with another router you have lying around.
6:15 AM 01/20/19
Google’s radar-sensing tech could make any object smart
Computer scientists have shown how Google’s Soli sensor can be used to make dumb objects smart. Here's why radar-powered computing could finally make the dream of smart homes a reality.
3:15 AM 01/20/19
Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: camera with A.I. director, robot arm assistant
Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
3:15 AM 01/20/19
With focus on interoperability, is Nevo Butler a smarter home hub?
Universal Electronics is the latest company getting into the smart home market, announcing at CES 2019 that it intends to market the Nevo Butler, a new smart home hub with onboard A.I. and voice control technology.
4:16 PM 01/19/19
How to connect your phone to an Xbox One
Microsoft's Xbox allows you to access your profile information and launch media content directly from your mobile device. Check out our quick guide on how to connect your smartphone to an Xbox One.
4:15 PM 01/19/19
How to use iOS 12’s Passwords and Accounts tool to autofill passwords
Keeping track of all your passwords and accounts can be a real chore. If you use an iPhone with iOS 12, then you don't have to. Here's how to use iOS 12's own password manager to autofill passwords.
1:45 PM 01/19/19