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Amazon brings mobile Alexa to iOS devices through its shopping app

And you don’t need an Echo, Tap, or Dot to do so. Enlarge (credit: Amazon) Move over, Siri, there's a new voice assistant coming to iPhones and iOS devices. Amazon announced today that its digital assistant Alexa will be integrated into the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 16th, 2017

"Wing Commander" Music Composer Runs Kickstarter Campaign

DMJC writes: George Oldziey, the music composer from Wing Commander 3 and 4, is running a Kickstarter campaign to re-orchestrate the music from the venerable series. The Kickstarter is in its final week and has approximately $2000 left to go before i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 min. ago

This nefarious Trojan may impersonate your favorite ridesharing app

Be careful the next time you hail a ride from your favorite transportation app. As per a recent report from Kapersky Lab, a mobile Trojan "has been caught recently stealing bank data by impersonating the interfaces of taxi-booking apps." The post Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News43 min. ago

Google needs to pay Apple a small fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

 Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money to remain the default search engine on.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Xbox One X: 7 Things Buyers Need to Know Today

Xbox One X: 7 Things Buyers Need to Know Today is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. The Xbox One X release date is closing in, and there is a very good chance that the Xbox One X pre-orders start today and that we will learn about a new trad.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Supreme Court asked to nullify the Google trademark

The case comes two months after court’s “offensive” trademarks ruling. Enlarge (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) Is the term "google" too generic and therefore unworthy of its trademark protection? That's the question before the US Suprem.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Here is where and when to watch Microsoft"s Gamescom conference this weekend

Microsoft is expected to reveal new information about the Xbox One X, including pre-order information, at its Gamescom conferenceow. Forza Horizon 7 and Sea of Thieves will be shown as well. Watch it right here with us! The post Here is where and whe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 42 min. ago

Volkswagen will bring you its buzzy next-gen electric bus in 2022

Volkswagen will bring you its buzzy next-gen electric bus in 2022.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Jonathan Coulton"s New Dystopian Album Becomes a Graphic Novel

An anonymous reader brings news about one of Slashdot's long-time favorite musicians: In April, musician Jonathan Coulton released Solid State, a sci-fi concept album that represented a significant departure -- both from Coulton's wry, bright, tunefu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Google Home gets voice calling and the ability to put responses on your TV

At Google I/O 2017, Google Home got some upgrades that rival Amazon Alexa's recent updates. You'll be able to make phone calls with it, get important notifications, and see visual information on your phone, tablet, or TV. The post Google Home gets vo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 50 min. ago

6 of history"s greatest minds that I could easily defeat in Mario Kart 64

Through the annals of history, there have been many historic figures that changed the world with their ingenuity. Whether they mark a scientific achievement, a military victory, or an artistic undertaking, these geniuses left their influence on the w.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

Asus ROG Zephyrus gaming laptop launched in India at Rs 2,99,990

The ROG Zephyrus is aimed at gaming enthusiasts with top-end specifications and the latest version of Windows 10. Asus today launched its latest gaming laptop in India. The Asus ROG Zephyrus (Republic of Gamers) was launched earlier this year a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

NASA"s Cassini Probe Begins Its "Grand Finale" Through Saturn"s Atmosphere

An anonymous reader quotes Space.com: After orbiting Saturn for more than 13 years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is getting ready to say goodbye. On Monday (August 14), Cassini made the first of five passes through Saturn's upper atmosphere, kicking off.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

How to Stop Windows 10 Automatic Updates

How to Stop Windows 10 Automatic Updates is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. It’s a good thing that you can stop Windows 10 automatic updates. The operating system might be more frustrating for some people to use every day if they couldn.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Here is how to watch Microsoft’s Gamescom press conference this weekend

Microsoft is expected to reveal new information about the Xbox One X, including pre-order information, at its Gamescom conferenceow. Forza Horizon 7 and Sea of Thieves will be shown as well. Watch it right here with us! The post Here is how to watch.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 50 min. ago

Twitter starts sorting popular tweets by topic in the Explore tab on iOS and Android (Alex Kantrowitz/BuzzFeed)

Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed: Twitter starts sorting popular tweets by topic in the Explore tab on iOS and Android  —  Now you can view tweets sorted by topic, without having to follow anyone, right in Twitter's Explore tab.  &md.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News7 hr. 42 min. ago

Two great updates from Google

Google made two great anticipated updates for its mobile search and Home speakers......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News8 hr. 26 min. ago

You can now get your breaking news on YouTube

YouTube is apparently experimenting with a breaking news carousel on the desktop and mobile. It can be hard to keep up with the hectic news cycle these days, but YouTube wants to make it a little easier: some users are seeing a Breaking News ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Were you one of the lucky few who snagged a free Amazon Echo Dot yesterday?

Folks who were meandering their way around Amazon yesterday received a delightful little surprise – a free Amazon Echo Dot. Alas, my friends, the deal for this $50 smart speaker has since expired. The post Were you one of the lucky few who snagged.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

Mass Effect: Andromeda officially shuts down its single-player updates

Unless you play ME:A for multiplayer, your quest is effectively done. Enlarge / Pretend that planet is Mass Effect: Andromeda's single-player DLC, then look at it wistfully, turn around, and walk away. (credit: Bioware) Anybody who hoped the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 6 min. ago

Google introduces six-second previews to video search results

If you conduct a search on one of Google's mobile apps, Google will let you watch a silent six-second clip of a video to help you determine if you need to see anymore. It's only available on mobile for now. The post Google introduces six-second previ.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 34 min. ago