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iPhone users can now access Amazon’s Alexa on the go

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

Box office hits and misses: ‘Fate of the Furious’ crosses $1 billion as ‘The Circle’ unravels

After just three weeks in theaters, Universal Pictures' sequel The Fate of the Furious has crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide, and is now the fifth film to do so for the studio. The post Box office hits and misses: ‘Fate of the Furious’.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Audi"s Mexico plant getting high-end neighbor, but who will come?

A master-planned 'city for the future' rises in the fields alongside Audi's Mexico plant. Can it attract auto workers making $15 a day?.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Article: US Adults Now Spend 12 Hours 7 Minutes a Day Consuming Media

Thanks to the magic (or curse) of media multitasking, US adults will fit 12 hours 7 minutes of media usage into an average day this year, eMarketer estimates. That’s 3 minutes higher than last year’s figure......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Article: Recommended Reading: May 1, 2017

eMarketer’s scan of the key developments of the day, plus data to make sense of it all. Today’s topics: Amazon makes Alexa sound more human; SoftBank to invest over $1.5 billion in Paytm; and more......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

"Major scale" malware targets your Mac through email scams

Mac users are increasingly being targeted by malware after years of being relatively safe, and that means they're facing attacks that other users have unfortunately come to expect for a while. Check Point researchers have discovered Do.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

AAA launches its own app-based car sharing service

Few companies connected to the auto industry can resist the allure of starting their own car sharing service, it seems. After a brief tease, AAA's venture wing has launched Gig, an app-centric car sharing service, in Berkeley and Oakla.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 54 min. ago

Amid Brick-and-Mortar Travails, a Tipping Point for Amazon in Apparel

Over the years, the online giant has picked off different retail businesses, from books to electronics. Now apparel sellers are starting to succumb......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News6 hr. 31 min. ago

Detailing Amazon’s Custom-Clothing Patent

Amazon recently received an intriguing patent for an “on demand” apparel manufacturing system, which can quickly fill online orders for suits, dresses and shirts......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News6 hr. 31 min. ago

Massive Tinder Photo Scrape Has Users Upset

Images of Tinder users "were swept up in a massive grab of some 40,000 photos from the dating app by a dataset collector who plans to use the selfies in artificial intelligence training," writes Slashdot reader Frosty Piss, sharing this summary of a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Apple’s Stock Races Ahead as Investors Bet on New iPhones

Apple’s shares are up nearly 60 percent since last summer. Investors hope new iPhones due in September will prompt many Apple users to upgrade......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

AAA officially launches its car sharing startup Gig with a giant, sober dance party in Oakland

 Gig, a new car-sharing app created by the emergency roadside assistance service AAA rolled out to the Bay Area today. The startup comes out of A3 Ventures, AAA’s venture arm and the new one-way car sharing service is now active in Oakland.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 10 min. ago

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: long live the battery, here come the cases, plus a new concept design

Perhaps new research that found more iPhone buyers opting for legacy models over the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will give Apple a little nudge to make sure there's really incentive to buy the forthcoming iPhone 8 (or iPhone X) instead of going with the 7.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News8 hr. 11 min. ago

Swelling Batteries Prompt Extension on Apple Watch Warranty

Apple is pretty great about honoring its warranties and even recently changed its policy on fourth generation iPads to allow for an upgrade if something’s wrong with the device. Now, the Cupertino computing giant is giving customers an extra two ye.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News10 hr. 39 min. ago

Find Out All the Stories From Reddit"s Massive Collaborative Art Project

Earlier this month, Reddit pulled off one of its greatest accomplishments ever: getting users to spend 72 hours painstakingly making art together one pixel at a time. Now, one Redditor has created an atlas that documents the stories of each individua.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Looking for a fun electronics project? Here’s 12 easy Arduino-based gizmos you can build

If you really want to show off your DIY skills, Arduino projects can be useful, beautiful, and downright impressive. Unfortunately, some also require some serious skill. Check out some of our current favorites. The post Looking for a fun electronics.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Massage Any Time You Want With This Discounted Shiatsu Pillow

Shiatsu pillows come around a lot, but it’s not everyday you find one with over 6,000 reviews and a #1 best seller status on Amazon. Today only, pick up this pillow for $32 and enjoy a massage anywhere you want.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News11 hr. 46 min. ago

How to Abandon Android and Switch to iOS

Maybe you like the curves of the iPhone 7, maybe you just don’t trust Google with your data any more, or maybe someone just gave you an iPhone as a birthday present. Whatever the reason, here’s how to get your entire digital life from Android to.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News13 hr. 3 min. ago

How To Delete Your Data From Google"s "My Activity"

Last summer Google revealed personalized data dashboards for every Google account, letting users edit (or delete) items from their search history as well as their viewing history on YouTube. Now Slashdot reader Lauren Weinstein writes: Since posting.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

MSI B250M Mortar Motherboard Review

The MSI B250M Mortar uses Intel B250 chipset, a desktop chipset that has enough function to keep most users happy. For some reason, Intel chose not to enable overclocking. ... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News13 hr. 39 min. ago

Swelling Batteries Prompt Extension On Apple Watch Warranty

Apple is pretty great about honoring its warranties and even recently changed its policy on fourth generation iPads to allow for an upgrade if something’s wrong with the device. Now, the Cupertino computing giant is giving customers an extra two ye.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago