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Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Amazon is bringing hands-free Alexa, which works when device is in use or plugged in, to the Fire 7 and the Fire HD 8; Fire 10 HD already had the feature   —  Amazon's Alexa is going hands-free on the company's affordable Android tablets, with a new voice mode added to the Fire 7 and Fire HD 8.
Apr 4, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
DJI unveils $799 Mavic Air drone with 4K 30fps recording, 2,375 mAh battery, and up to 21 minute flight time, available for preorder today, ships January 28   —  DJI has taken the wraps off its latest drone, the DJI Mavic Air, slotting into the gap between the current Mavic Pro and the company's entry-level Spark.
Jan 23, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Brittany A. Roston / SlashGear:
Shenzen judge rules Samsung infringed on one of Huawei's wireless communications patents and must stop selling products using infringing technology in China   —  Back in 2016, Huawei sued Samsung for allegedly violating several of its patents.  Lawsuits were filed in both California and China …
Jan 12, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Wireless security camera startup Blink says it has been acquired by Amazon and will continue to operate; Blink raised ~$1M in a 2014 crowdfunding campaign   —  Amazon has acquired Blink, the wireless security camera company that launched back in 2014 and then subsequently closed a million-dollar Kickstarter campaign.
Dec 22, 2017, 11:28 AMIn context
Brittany A. Roston / SlashGear:
Amazon says Music storage subscription service, which let users upload their own music, to be retired on Jan. 15; uploaded music will remain until Jan. 2019   —  Amazon is planning to retire its Music storage subscription service, the plan that enabled Amazon customers to upload their own music to the company's servers.
Dec 20, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Google releases December Pixel/Nexus Security Bulletin confirming KRACK Wi-Fi patch is coming to devices   —  Google kicked off the whole monthly security bulletin practice to assure Android users, or at least owners of its Nexus and Pixel devices, that they will get timely and critical security fixes before all hell breaks loose.
Dec 4, 2017, 11:50 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Waymo releases its first safety report, which offers more detail on its technology and aims to convince people that self-driving vehicles are “safer by design”   —  Waymo, the Alphabet business working on autonomous cars, has released its first safety report, a recap of 3.5m miles of on-road activity.
Oct 12, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Ring debuts Protect, a $199 home security system that includes base station, keypad, contact sensor, motion detector, and range extender, launching late October   —  It's clearly the season for home security systems, with Ring launching Ring Protect with the promise of 24/7 monitoring and easy installation.
Oct 2, 2017, 8:00 PMIn context
Brittany A. Roston / SlashGear:
Hulu expands Live TV beta to Xbox 360, says it will unify its two iOS apps into a single app; Roku and PS4 still not supported   —  The Xbox 360 may be a thoroughly dated device at this point, but it is long from being forgotten.  The previous-generation Microsoft console just got support …
Aug 22, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Twitch launches desktop app with support for voice and video calls on Windows and macOS   —  Although YouTube is the household name for streaming videos in general, Twitch is still considered the granddaddy of the niche, but also lucrative, game streaming market.
Aug 12, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context

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