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Amazon brings Alexa to its main iOS app to help iPhone users shop and track orders

Alexa is coming to Siri’s home turf.On Thursday, Amazon began rolling out Alexa and her voice-assistant capabilities inside its flagship iOS app (iTunes link). This means that iPhone users can now ask Alexa questions, get shopping assistance, tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailMar 16th, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg’s Great American Road Trip

The Facebook chief plans to visit every state in the union and learn more about a sliver of the nearly two billion people who use the social network regularly......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 min. ago

Keep a lookout for the Nvidia Battlebox badge when buying your next gaming PC

Nvidia has a vested interest in making things a little easier for gaming PC buyers, so it introduced its Battlebox certification program a few years ago. Now, the program was updated to better reflect the modern PC component environment, The post Kee.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 min. ago

Alsoft DiskWarrior 5 (for Mac)

While other data recovery utilities can scan disks to recover lost or deleted files, DiskWarrior is unrivaled in its ability to repair and rebuild the Mac directory......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News17 min. ago

Here’s everything you need to know about ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios are bringing Peter Parker into Marvel's cinematic universe in July 2017. Here's everything we know so far about the web-slinger's return to the big screen. The post Here’s everything you need to know about ̵.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News25 min. ago

Get 63% off This 76-in-1 Precision Tool Set For Smartphones, Laptops and Electronics - Deal Alert

This 76-piece repair kit contains everything you need to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, stereo, or anything else that requires precision instruments. Everything from screwdrivers, to a suction cup to a plastic spudger, whatever that migh.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News41 min. ago

HBO renews veteran comedies ‘Silicon Valley’ and ‘Veep’ for another year

No surprises here: Silicon Valley and Veep are both set to return in 2018. HBO has officially renewed the veteran comedy series, ordering Silicon Valley's fifth season and Veep's seventh. The post HBO renews veteran comedies ‘Silicon ValleyR.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News41 min. ago

Live video is old news, Facebook wants scripted shows now

In an attempt to stay ahead of video streaming services and major television networks, Facebook has officially signed deals with Vox Media, ATTN:, and Buzzfeed, among others to produce original video content. The post Live video is old news, Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News41 min. ago

Diesel woes continue as General Motors is accused of emissions cheating

A class-action lawsuit alleges General Motors employed illegal "defeat devices" to cheat on emissions tests with its Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty diesel pickup trucks. The post Diesel woes continue as General Motors is accused of emi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News41 min. ago

Beyond Zero supercools your booze to make frozen liquor ice cubes in minutes

Hate choosing between a chilled drink and a watered-down drink? The Beyond Zero system allows you to combine the best of both worlds -- by making ice cubes not out of water, but out of alcohol instead. The post Beyond Zero supercools your booze to ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News41 min. ago

Prosoft Data Rescue 4 (for Mac)

After fifteen years in the business, Prosoft Data Rescue 4 continues to offer one of the most powerful and accessible tools for data recovery......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News41 min. ago

Seagate Premium File Recovery Suite 2.5 (for Mac)

While it's not as feature-rich as some competing tools, Seagate Premium File Recovery Suite 2.5 provides a simple, fast, and capable utility backed by one of the largest names in data recovery......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News41 min. ago

People who were impersonated by anti-net neutrality spammers blast FCC

FCC should investigate and throw out fake comments, impersonation victims say. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Palto) Fourteen people who say their names and addresses were attached to anti-net neutrality comments without their permission have.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 review

Is this perhaps the best value Ryzen processor available on the market? We test and benchmark the six-core Ryzen 5 1600 (without the X). The 1600 will be tested and overclocked to see how much value you can squeeze out of this six-core and.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

ioSafe 216 2-Bay NAS Review

ioSafe may be a new name to you but the company from Auburn, California have been in the business of physical data protection since 2005 producing fireproof and waterproof storage devices for home and business users alike. The company cover.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: SAP sets a course for the future

At its massive customer conference held last week in Orlando, SAP made it clear that it was charting a new course for the future. In announcing Leonardo — what it calls a digital innovation system — and in interviews with company executives, t.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Egypt Blocks 21 Websites For "Terrorism" And "Fake News"

Ahmed Aboulenein, reporting for Reuters: Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based Al Jazeera television and prominent local independent news site Mada Masr, accusing them of supporting terrorism and spreading false news.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

It"s Time For Academics To Take Back Control Of Research Journals

Stephen Curry, a professor of structural biology at Imperial College London, has a piece on The Guardian today in which he outlines the history of the relationship between commercial interests, academic prestige and the circulation of research. An ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Apple"s Jonathan Ive Says Immigration Vital For UK Firms

The UK must keep its doors open to top talent from around the world if its technology firms are to thrive, Apple's chief designer has told the BBC. An anonymous reader shares the article: Sir Jonathan Ive, who has just been appointed Chancellor of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

MSI’s assault on Computex includes new gaming laptops, updated wearable PC

MSI revealed its Computex lineup that spans notebooks and desktops built for high-definition PC gaming and virtual reality experiences. The menu includes a refreshed VR One backpack PC sporting seventh-generation Intel Core CPUs. The post MSI’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: The rules of engagement for customer-obsessed organizations

Customer engagement used to mean the heroic moment—the experience that became a legendary tale of customer service because it was uncommon and unexpected. Back then, customers often had little choice but to simply accept the service that they re.....»»

Category: developmentSource:  cwRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago