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Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Amazon Echo updated to read audiobooks purchased through Audible   —  Amazon Echo now reads your Audible audiobooks  —  Amazon has added audiobook reading to its Echo personal assistant, allowing the pillar-like speaker to regale owners with Audible ebooks.
Jun 7, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Brittany Hillen / SlashGear:
Lenovo unveils $49 Lenovo Cast, its first device for casting media from phones and tablets to TVs   —  Lenovo Cast: a puck-shaped Chromecast competitor  —  There's the Chromecast (check out our review) and the litany of casting devices that have come in its wake, and now Lenovo can be counted among them.
May 27, 2015, 10:35 PMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Google Maps rolls out traffic alerts and alternate routes   —  Memorial Day is just around the corner and for some, nay many, that means a lot of traveling.  And when traveling is involved, especially by land, then headaches and tempers caused by traffic are as well.
May 23, 2015, 6:10 AMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Amazon Echo adds ability to re-purchase previously bought items from Amazon via voice   —  Amazon Echo is finally becoming your shopping assistant  —  Back when Amazon launched its Echo, a digital personal assistant squeezed inside a cylindrical speaker, the obvious question was “why can't I shop?”
May 14, 2015, 9:30 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Amazon Echo adds Hue and WeMo smart home voice control   —  Amazon Echo is digging its voice-controlled fingers deeper into the smart home, with Amazon adding Philips Hue and Belkin WeMo support to the always-listening home assistant.  The new functionality, pushed out to Echo units from today …
Apr 8, 2015, 5:45 PMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Nvidia wins Markman ruling, a pretrial claim construction decision, in patent suit against Samsung/Qualcomm   —  Patent fight, round one: NVIDIA: 1, Samsung, Qualcomm: 0  —  Samsung and Qualcomm might have had a falling out over the chips that would have been used for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge …
Apr 7, 2015, 8:45 AMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Chrome OS beta gets new launcher with Google Now integration and a redesigned Files app   —  It's Chrome OS' turn for the Google Now upgrade  —  Google has been increasingly pushing its Google Now virtual assistant and its “cards” convention across its different services and apps.
Mar 30, 2015, 12:05 AMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
After 11 hours, the App Store and iTunes are back online   —  Apple's App Store and iTunes have sprung back into life, after technical issues brought the download stores offline in the early hours of this morning.  Downloads of apps, music, and video resumed at approximately 1:30pm Pactific today …
Mar 11, 2015, 5:00 PMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Jolla's Sailfish OS reaches 2.0, embraces Intel, licensing   —  There comes a time when every child grows up and starts to leave home for his or her own adventures.  For Jolla's own Sailfish OS, that time has come.  In preparation for the upcoming launch of the successfully crowdfunded Jolla …
Mar 2, 2015, 12:15 PMIn context
Nate Swanner / SlashGear:
Chromecast support (finally) comes to Vimeo on iOS   —  Consuming video on your mobile device is awesome, but sometimes you want more.  Some videos just need to be seen on the bigger screen.  If you happen to be on the couch, the TV might appear to be mocking you with it's big display, which is just meant for video.
Feb 28, 2015, 12:00 AMIn context

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