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Smart Home News: Google Home now supports Spotify Free music streaming

Smart Home News: Spotify Free accounts now works on Google Home

Good news. Today, free Spotify accounts are now supported by the Google Home hub. That means even if you don't pay for a Spotify subscription you can still enjoy one of the best music streaming platforms, even if it will be with some restrictions. As you might expect, supported voice-activated commands...
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Smart Home: Top 10 tips for getting started with Insteon

Already own or considering buying a smart home hub? Clinton Stark shares 10 tips for the Insteon Hub that might help you get the most out of your existing Insteon system or help you understand the hub market and some of the options on the market today. It's the year of...
RED Hydrogen One

With $1,200 holographic Hydrogen phone can RED disrupt the market yet again?

We all know Elon Musk. Steve Jobs. Bill Gates. Jeff Bezos. But have you heard of Jim Jannard? You might not instantly recognize the name, but you'd likely recognize his first big home run: Oakley sunglasses. He founded the company in 1975 and over time turned it into a billion dollar...
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Prime Wardrobe: Amazon attempts to make buying clothes online easier

New program allows you to order 3-15 items, but only pay for what you keep... with... (no surprise) possible discounts up to 20%.

10 ways Amazon can use Whole Foods acquisition to bolster its shopping stranglehold

From Drone Airports to AmazonBasics and Apple-like Genius Bars, here's how CEO Jeff Bezos and team can make use of its 430+ Whole Foods stores.
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Amazon Dash Wand: Convenience or another step towards transforming our living spaces into retail spaces?

It's either incredibly amazing. Or it's astonishingly creepy. Possibly a bit of both. Amazon today announced a new product that makes it even easier to tap directly into your bank account. The cynic in me might suggest they also took another step towards transforming our living spaces into retail spaces. How many...
Apple HomePod: Music is the key

Apple emphasizes music with HomePod – but it’s still an assistant

The assistant wars are heating up. Apple has officially entered with fray. Apple HomePod joins Amazon Echo and Google Home in the battle for the rest of our non-mobile lives. We have search with us on the go, thanks to our Androids and iPhones. But what about the home? Apparently,...
Pebble 2 Kickstarter Campaign Breaks $10 million

Pebble Kickstarter campaign breaks $10 million mark – demand strong for low-cost wearables

The demand, she is a strong. Today, Pebble's 2016 Kickstarter broke the $10 million (USD) mark. To date, over 52,000 people have backed the campaign. Good news for Pebble: there's still 26 days to go before funding closes. That Pebble has already surpassed $10 million in pledges seems to suggest consumers like what...
Pebble Core - Amazon Alexa voice recognition announcement

Pebble teams with Amazon, adds Alexa voice search to new wearable (Analysis)

"Alexa, ask Pebble how the Kickstarter campaign is doing." Another savvy move by Pebble. Today, the Redwood City wearable maker announced its upcoming Pebble Core wearable will feature Amazon's Alexa voice search assistant. This means you could use a voice command while you're running, for instance, to play a song. Or ask any...