• Disabling Bluetooth, Wi-Fi on iOS 11? Don't Use Control Center

    Disabling Bluetooth, Wi-Fi on iOS 11? Don't Use Control Center

    With that in mind, Apple made a change in iOS 11 that means neither can be completely disabled from the Control Center.As MacRumors reports, confirmation of this can be found on Apple's support pages.
  • Fujitsu Develops Wearable Hands-Free Speech Translation Device

    Fujitsu Develops Wearable Hands-Free Speech Translation Device

    Last year, Fujitsu teamed up with the University of Tokyo Hospital and the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) to trial speech translation tablets.The translation would then be carried out into another supported language automatically.
  • Report: Amazon Is Working on Alexa Smart Glasses

    Report: Amazon Is Working on Alexa Smart Glasses

    But Amazon wants Alexa to be available everywhere, at all times, and without the need to even take a device out of a pocket to use it.To achieve that, Amazon is apparently working on perfecting Alexa smart glasses.
  • Is the Door Locked? New August Smart Locks Can Tell You

    Is the Door Locked? New August Smart Locks Can Tell You

    The company's $149 Smart Lock, $279 Smart Lock Pro + Connect, and $199 Doorbell Cam Pro all include DoorSense, an integrated sensor that can tell you if your door is open or closed.The new generation features Instant Auto-Lock, a feature that can be set to "instantly" lock on its own when the door is closed.
  • Too Busy to Read? 5 Services to Help You Save for Later

    Too Busy to Read? 5 Services to Help You Save for Later

    That's what "read-it-later" (aka bookmarking) services are all about.Grab an article or Twitter thread you want to read or video you want to watch, and these services make it a breeze to capture and access later.
  • Google Brings Street View to Earth VR App

    Google Brings Street View to Earth VR App

    Scoping out a new place in Google Street View?The update will let you explore Street View imagery from 85 countries right from Earth VR.
  • Report: Amazon Readying Two New Fire TV Devices

    Report: Amazon Readying Two New Fire TV Devices

    That's according to AFTVnews, which has produced some reliable leaks in the past.The news comes just ahead of Apple's big press event, where the Cupertino tech giant is expected to unveil a new Apple TV that supports 4K streams.
  • The Best eCommerce Software

    The Best eCommerce Software

    What kind of flexibility and options you see on the e-commerce website has a lot to do with which shopping cart software the merchant decided to use.Before we talk about what to look for, you may be wondering why you need shopping cart software in the first place.
  • Hackers Can Whisper Commands to Alexa, Siri, Google Now

    Hackers Can Whisper Commands to Alexa, Siri, Google Now

    Your digital assistant of choice, be it Alexa, Siri, or Google Now, should only carry out the voice commands you issue.As FastCompany reports, a research team at Zhejiang University in China figured out how to issue commands to the digital assistants provided by Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung, and Huawei that nobody else can hear.
  • pHin Smart Pool Monitor

    pHin Smart Pool Monitor

    Enter the pHin ($299), a Wi-Fi-enabled water monitor for pools and spas.The pHin comes with a water monitor, a Wi-Fi bridge, a tether for attaching the monitor to your pool ladder, and a calibration kit.
  • Lenovo Home Assistant Pack Pairs Tab 4, Alexa Speaker

    Lenovo Home Assistant Pack Pairs Tab 4, Alexa Speaker

    Lenovo takes that into account with its Home Assistant Pack.It consists of a tablet in the Tab 4 series—Tab 4 8, Tab 4 10, Tab 4 8 Plus, or Tab 4 10 Plus—paired with a speaker that resembles the Amazon Echo.
  • Philips Wants to Sync its Smart Bulbs to Movies, Music

    Philips Wants to Sync its Smart Bulbs to Movies, Music

    Here at IFA, I saw an exclusive tech demo of how Philips intends to change how we experience content.Namely, Philips is partnering with content providers to sync their White and Color Ambiance bulbs with movies, TV shows, music, and games.
  • HotelTonight on Why Last-Minute Bookings Are the Way to Go

    HotelTonight on Why Last-Minute Bookings Are the Way to Go

    So, I'm a big fan of HotelTonight, I'm actually staying in a HotelTonight-booked room tonight, coincidentally.Whether you're mobile, whether you're out and about, really just taking advantage of that last-minute inventory.
  • The Best Cheap Web Hosting Services of 2017

    The Best Cheap Web Hosting Services of 2017

    Large businesses can spend hundreds of dollars each year on dedicated web hosting or virtual private server (VPS) hosting, but there are plenty of web hosts designed specifically for very small businesses, too.We chose $8 per month because that means you can have web hosting for less than $100 per year.
  • Amazon Prime Video App Finally Available on Google Play

    Amazon Prime Video App Finally Available on Google Play

    Good news for those of you who subscribe to Amazon Prime and also have an Android phone or tablet.Before this, users had to go through a multi-step process to get Prime Video on their Android device.
  • Apple Music (for iPhone)

    Apple Music (for iPhone)

    There's even an Android version of Apple Music, which is a major departure for Apple, one that shows how seriously it takes music.Instead, Apple Music is a streaming music service that brings millions of songs to your iPhone, desktop iTunes app, or Apple TV.
  • Australians Using AI, Drones to Monitor Beaches for Sharks

    Australians Using AI, Drones to Monitor Beaches for Sharks

    Beachgoers in Australia can be a little less panicky about shark attacks this summer, because artificial intelligence-equipped drones will be monitoring the water for big scary fish.Developed by researchers at University of Technology Sydney, the AI system—dubbed Sharkspotter—can identify sharks and notify beachgoers when they're nearby.
  • AI Wants to Be Your Personal Stylist

    AI Wants to Be Your Personal Stylist

    Here's how AI might help you experience fashion online, at home, on your phone, and in stores.But as The Washington Post reports, it can be difficult to compete for shoppers' eyeballs.
  • Walmart Partners With Google for Voice Shopping

    Walmart Partners With Google for Voice Shopping

    It sees hundreds of thousands of Walmart products available to purchase using your voice and a Google Home gadget or Google Assistant.From late September, hundreds of thousands of Walmart products will become available through the Google Express shopping service.
  • Amazon Lets Alexa Roam Free

    Amazon Lets Alexa Roam Free

    Today, Amazon launched the Alexa Voice Service Device SDK, giving businesses the tools to bring Alexa's speech-recognition capabilities and cloud-based intelligence to their own commercial products and devices.In the case of Alexa's newly granted freedom, the inverse happened.