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Durable speakers you can buy without overspending – TechCrunch

Durable speakers you can buy without overspending – TechCrunch Editor’s note: This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and TechCrunch earn affiliate commissions. There are few scenarios where enjoyable music pumping out of a good speaker is an annoyance. Outdoor …

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Echo smart speaker: Amazon feels squeeze as Google and Apple make gains

Echo smart speaker: Amazon feels squeeze as Google and Apple make gains Amazon has dominated the smart-speaker market since the launch of the Echo in 2014, but with Google, Apple, and other players beginning to make gains, its grip is beginning to slip. The post Echo smart speaker: Amazon feels …

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From vaping to drones, 8 tech trends we may look back on and cringe

From vaping to drones, 8 tech trends we may look back on and cringe Folks used to insulate their homes with asbestos and smoke on airplanes. What are the modern tech trends which may prompt similar ‘what were they thinking?’ reactions in the future? Here are eight. The post From …

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IoT devices could be next customer data frontier – TechCrunch

At the Adobe Summit this week in Las Vegas, the company introduced what could be the ultimate customer experience construct, a customer experience system of record that pulls in information, not just from Adobe tools, but wherever it lives. In many ways it marked a new period in the notion …

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Spotify tests native voice search, groundwork for smart speakers – TechCrunch

Now Spotify listens to you instead of the other way around. Spotify has a new voice search interface that lets you say “Play my Discover Weekly”, “Show Calvin Harris”, or “Play some upbeat pop” to pull up music. A Spotify spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch that this is “Just a test …

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‘Alexa, stop being so creepy’: Unprompted laughing is freaking out owners

Amazon’s popular helper, Alexa, is apparently chuckling in a rather alarming way, entirely unprovoked by their users. No one entirely understands what’s going on, and folks can’t get it to stop. The post ‘Alexa, stop being so creepy’: Unprompted laughing is freaking out owners appeared first on Digital Trends.

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