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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Amazon says it will provide Amazon.com store credit to everyone who paid to remove ads from Prime Exclusive smartphones   —  Last week, Amazon announced that it would stop displaying advertisements and offers on the lock screen of discounted smartphones that the company sells to Prime customers.
Feb 13, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Webpass, the wireless home broadband company Google Fiber acquired in 2016, is exiting the Boston market, one of eight cities it served   —  Google Fiber isn't just stalling; now it's shrinking  —  Webpass, the wireless home broadband company that Google Fiber acquired in 2016, is exiting the Boston market.
Jan 30, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Amazon debuts single sign-on for Fire TV with support for Spectrum, DirecTV, Dish, Optimum, Verizon FiOS, and others; Comcast Xfinity not supported   —  Amazon joins Apple in offering Single Sign-On, but Roku still doesn't have it  —  Amazon is eliminating the frustration of having …
Jan 25, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Instagram updated with optional feature that displays when you were last active, visible by default to users who have talked with you via direct message   —  You can turn it off... for now  —  Instagram is continuing to build out its messaging section with a new feature that's already found …
Jan 18, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Despite growing support for Alexa and Prime Video from TV makers, TVs running Amazon Fire TV OS were absent at CES amid TVs with OSes from Roku and Google   —  Roku TVs and even Android TV are enjoying more momentum in Las Vegas.  —  A year ago in Las Vegas, Amazon and some budget TV …
Jan 14, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Canary and Canary Flex cameras will be updated to add AI-powered person detection and more AI features in coming months   —  More AI-powered features are coming soon  —  Both the Canary and Canary Flex home security cameras are being updated with a new, AI-driven feature today: person detection.
Dec 14, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Waze adds support for routing with carpool lanes, a mode for motorcycles, and hands-free “OK Waze” voice commands   —  The navigation app also now supports carpool lanes  —  Waze is releasing a trio of new features for its popular turn-by-turn navigation app on Android and iOS today.
Nov 29, 2017, 8:40 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Evan Spiegel says Snap is redesigning Snapchat to make it easier to use and expects that it will be “disruptive to our business in the short term”   —  New version of the Android app also in the works  —  In today's earnings letter to Snap investors, CEO Evan Spiegel revealed …
Nov 7, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Google announces Fast Pair, for Android 6 and higher, which will make Bluetooth pairing easier for devices that support the feature   —  But the convenience depends on accessory makers adopting it  —  Apple users are quickly growing accustomed to effortless wireless pairing between the iPhone …
Oct 31, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
TiVo launches new $199.99 Bolt Vox DVR, $179.99 Mini Vox with inbuilt voice search, and a remote control with voice search for recent, existing TiVo hardware   —  The voice remote is available separately for recent TiVo boxes  —  TiVo announced three new products this morning including two set-top boxes …
Oct 24, 2017, 8:15 AMIn context

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