Amazon has just announced a new product in their "Fire" product line. This new product will sit as the flagship streaming product in their "Fire" line. It is the new Fire TV Cube, which is...
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Acer today announced that several of its popular Windows 10 notebook lines are the industry's first to offer Alexa pre-installed, including the Acer Spin 3 and Acer Spin 5 lines, which are available at retailers now. The news today is the first step in Acer's plans to roll out Alexa across its PC portfolio. Alexa will also be pre-installed on the Acer Nitro 5 Spin convertible gaming notebook line next month. It will also be available on select Aspire, Switch and Swift notebooks, as well as Aspire all-in-one PCs, as they are rolled out to Acer's retail partners over the next few weeks.
Smart Speakers are and have been one of the most popular products in the tech scene over the past couple of years. The sad thing about most of them is that they do not sound that great, especially if you want to fill a room with clear, vibrant sound. Well the award winning British audio brand KitSound wants to change that with their new Voice One Smart Speaker. This speaker features Amazon Alexa voice service, 20 Watt drivers, a stain-resistant nano coating, and a pretty great app that lets you control everything. Is this the ultimate smart speaker? Read on as we find out...
Smart Home devices have been around for a few years now. You would think being the tech nerd that I am I would have been all over smart home devices, but I only really got into smart home a this year. I think the big thing for me was I didn't want a bunch of different apps for different products. What brings smart home devices together now are smart home hubs like Amazon Echo and Google Home. With these we can control all of our devices with a single application and much more. Now that I've had to chance to really get into smart home here are 5 affordable smart home devices that you can pickup for under $40! Just in time for the holidays!
Small Bluetooth speakers are nothing new, we've seen them for years, but smart speakers are something that is new and getting extremely popular. They connect via WiFi and allow you to control the speaker over your WiFi network rather than Bluetooth. This gives you extended range, the ability to still be able to take calls on your phone, and much more. Today we are checking out a small attractive speaker called the Fabriq Riff. You can see where it gets it name from with its cool fabric cover, but beyond looks this speaker works with Amazon Alexa and sounds much better than the Echo dot make it a perfect portable alternative. Let's jump in and see what it is all about.
Products like Philips Hue and Belkin WeMo have made it easy to control lights and other devices in your home. Introduce Amazon Echo into the mix, and saying something as simple as, ‘Alexa, turn on the Kitchen lights’ makes controlling your devices even easier. Lenovo has created Smart Assistant which can accomplish the same tasks as Echo but at a lower price point.