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Samsung’s Harman unveils its new premium soundbar lineup

When Samsung acquired Harman International Industries last year, it was pretty obvious the tech brand had eyes on the Harman Kardon audio division. The pair have worked together on a few projects since --smartphones and tablets featuring Harman-owned...

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Alexa’s intercom-like announcements arrive on Sonos One and Beam

One of the more useful features of Amazon's Alexa voice assistant is the ability to create custom recordings and use them as announcements for your entire network of Alexa-enabled connected speakers.

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Tesla Powerwall and companion mobile app gain Storm Watch feature

Tesla has been peddling the Powerwall battery system for a few years now.

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Bose QC35 II now lets you speak with Amazon Alexa

There is no shortage of Bluetooth headsets these days advertising active noise cancellation features. Bose’s QuietComfort line, however, remains one of the preferred brands in that market

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Philips Hue Adore Bathroom connected mirror emits soft, warm glow

The Philips Hue lighting product lineup has expanded with the launch of Adore Bathroom, a wall mirror with a diffused glowing ring around the edge. The model can be mounted on any wall, such as above a bathroom sink, providing a soft glow and warm color as a gentle alternative to flipping on the harsh overhead lights

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Amazon will prevent command confusion on all Alexa devices

Amazon's Echo lineup, like some smart speakers, uses proximity detection to decide which device is best-suited to responding to your voice commands. It's a clever way to prevent multiple devices from waking up at the same time.

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Your new phone’s display was a waste of money

Today I’m going to go over the reasons why the money spent on newly enlarged or otherwise differently-shaped displays is wasted.

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Ivanka Trump Is Shutting Down Her Namesake Fashion Brand; Here’s What We Know So Far

Today in "how on earth did this not happen sooner?" news, Ivanka Trump is shutting down her namesake fashion brand for good in order to focus on her role as senior White House advisor, The Wall Street Journal reports . Ivanka founded the clothing and accessories company in 2011 as a source of "chic, affordable, easy to wear pieces for modern women," and it has been riddled with debate ever since her father, Donald Trump , took presidential office in 2017. Popular retailers like Nordstrom, the Home Shopping Network, and Marshalls have dropped the brand from stores in the past year and a half due to low performance

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Netgear’s Arlo is launching a smart doorbell

Today, Netgear announced that it is launching a Arlo-branded doorbell that works seamlessly with its line of security cameras and security lights. The wire-free Arlo Audio Doorbell can replace your traditional doorbell; every time someone rings the d...

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Bixby speaker, foldable Galaxy X phone to keep Samsung buzz alive

Even if the Galaxy Note 9 launch turns out to be a dud, Samsung may have a backup that will at least keep it in the headlines in the months to come.

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