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The new $249 Amazon Echo Show 10 has a rotating screen (and support for Netflix)

If the original Amazon Echo Show looked like Amazon slapped a screen into a chunky box, the company’s newest smart display looks more like a smart speaker with a 10 inch tablet slapped on the front. What’s most interesting about the new model though, is that the front is determined by where you are – […]

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Google introduces Kids Space for Android tablets (coming first to Lenovo’s new Smart Tab M10 HD)

Amazon has been selling Kids Edition versions of its budget tablets for the past few years, offering a rugged bumper case, a 2-year “worry-free” warranty, and a FreeTime Unlimited service that provides access to a kid-friendly library of more than 20,000 apps, games, eBooks and videos, among other things. Now Google is making a play […]

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Lilbits: A Tomagotchi for Hackers, Pixel 4a coming Aug 3, and iPhone 12 not coming in Sep

The Flipper Zero is an open source toy/hacker multitool designed to be a wireless button/controller, signal analyzer, RFID key card, or Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) security key, or universal remote control. It also gets its name from the animated dolphin character that “grows” as you use the device. The developers of the Flipper Zero call […]

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Lenovo’s 2nd-gen Smart Tab M10 is an Android tablet (and a Google Assistant smart display)

A year after launching a line of Android tablets that could also function as Alexa smart displays when connected to docking stations, Lenovo is introducing a 2nd-gen Lenovo Smart Tab M10… but a few key things have changed. The new model has a slightly larger display, a much smaller dock, and instead of Amazon Alexa, […]

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Streaming updates: Spotify free comes to Alexa speakers, Sling TV works with Nest Hub

Just a few days after Amazon announced that its free, ad-supported music streaming services was now available on devices other than Echo smart speakers, rival Spotify has announced that its ad-supported music streams are now available on Echo speakers… along with just about anything else that supports the Alexa voice service, including Amazon Fire TV products. It’s […]

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Facebook launches 3 new Portal video-calling devices with prices starting at $129

As promised earlier this year, Facebook is launching its Portal line of video-calling smart displays in more countries and adding support for WhatsApp video calls as well as Facebook Messenger. But the company is also launching three new Portal devices, all of which are cheaper than the original models Facebook launched last year. The new Portal […]

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Google’s Nest Hub Max smart display now available for $229

Google’s second Google Assistant-powered smart display is now available for purchase. The $229 Google Nest Hub Max is bigger (and pricier) than the company’s first model, which launched a year ago. It has a larger display, more powerful speakers, and unlike the original, the Nest Hub Max has a camera for making video calls. The […]

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Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab Android tablet hangs around, acts like a smart speaker

Lenovo is launching a new line of Android tablets that you can also use as Google Assistant-enabled smart speakers. The new $129 Lenovo Smart Tab M8 is the company’s latest 2-in-1 that comes with a docking station that you can use to charge the tablet and turn it into a stationary smart display/speaker. And the […]

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Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab with Google Assistant coming soon?

Lenovo’s Android tablet lineup currently includes a “Lenovo Smart Tab” that becomes a smart speaker when you attach a dock, and a line of Yoga Tab multi-mode devices with rotating cameras and other components. Now it looks like the company is getting ready to combine those product categories. The upcoming Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab with Google Assistant […]