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Science attempts to settle a long-running dispute among Brits

It's an issue about which every Brit has a strong opinion; one that can lead to lively conversations, impassioned debates, even heated arguments. In a worst-case scenario, it can descend into a slanging match full of expletives. The post Science attempts to settle a long-running dispute among Brits appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Tea, Drinks, Science, News, Trends, Smart Home, Emerging Tech


How to change Google Assistant’s voice on your Google Home device

If you'd like to hear what Google Assistant sounds like speaking in a male voice, or a female voice that's different from the default voice, you can easily make the switch using the Google Home app. The post How to change Google Assistant’s voice on your Google Home device appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Trends, Smart Home, Voice Assistant, Google Assistant, Google Home


Amazon pulls Echo Wall Clock off the market due to connectivity issues

After customer complaints about connectivity issues, Amazon has pulled the Echo Wall Clock from the market. According to an Amazon spokesperson, the company plans to start selling the Echo Wall Clock again when the problem is resolved. The post Amazon pulls Echo Wall Clock off the market due to connectivity issues appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Smart Home, Amazon Alexa, Echo Wall Clock


Amazon confirms it has 10,000 employees working on Amazon Alexa

Amazon has 10,000 employees who work on Alexa development. Thousands of people focus on building Alexa's knowledge base while others work on Alexa's personality, machine learning, interaction, conversational skills, and other features. The post Amazon confirms it has 10,000 employees working on Amazon Alexa appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Amazon Alexa


Instant Pot Duo vs. Lux: Which one is really better?

The Instant Pot Duo and the Instant Pot Lux are two of Instant Pots' best-selling models and both are great options. But what’s the difference between the two? Which one is better? Let's break it down. The post Instant Pot Duo vs. Lux: Which one is really better? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, Instant Pot, Instant Pot Duo, Instant Pot Lux


Instant Pot Duo vs. Lux: Which multicooker is really better?

The Instant Pot Duo and the Instant Pot Lux are two of Instant Pots' best-selling models and both are great options. But what’s the difference between the two? Which one is better? Let's break it down. The post Instant Pot Duo vs. Lux: Which multicooker is really better? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, Instant Pot, Instant Pot Duo, Instant Pot Lux


Sing with Freddie Mercury with the ‘Ay-Oh with Bohemian Rhapsody’ Alexa skill

20th Century Fox announced a new Alexa Skill for Freddie Mercury fans. To celebrate the digital release of Bohemian Rhapsody and a National Day of "Ay-Oh," fans can download the Ay-Oh with Bohemian Rhapsody Skill. The post Sing with Freddie Mercury with the ‘Ay-Oh with Bohemian Rhapsody’ Alexa skill appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Music, News, Trends, Fox, Freddie Mercury, Smart Home, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Movies & TV, Bohemian Rhapsody, Amazon Alexa skills, Alexa Skill for Freddie Mercury


Starbucks coffee delivery lands in 6 more cities via Uber Eats

Starbucks is in the process of expanding its coffee delivery service far beyond Miami. Available via the Uber Eats app, the service has just launched in San Francisco, with five additional cities joining in the coming weeks. The post Starbucks coffee delivery lands in 6 more cities via Uber Eats appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Uber, Business, News, San Francisco, Trends, Miami, Starbucks, Smart Home, Uber Eats, Starbucks Delivers, Coffee Delivery


270 Channing Way Unit 2 San Rafael, CA 94903: Just Listed

Modern Condo with Sweeping Bay Views. Just listed and ready to dazzle you Fully upgraded, top floor 1 bed/ 1 bath with sweeping bay views and vaulted ceiling. Gorgeous remodeled kitchen features stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops and gas cook top. Sleek modern bath has shower over tub. Bedroom comes with walk-in closet and private balcony with view. Hardwood flooring throughout. Full size in unit washer amp; dryer, 1 car garage w/storage, wood burning fire place and Smart ...
Tags: Radio, Smart Home, San Rafael CA, Hilary Davis, Channing Way Unit


Family Says Hacked Nest Cam Terrorized Them With Fake Ballistic Missile Alert

A California family said they got the scare of a lifetime this past weekend when their smart security cameras began falsely warning of three North Korean intercontinental ballistic missiles headed to Los Angeles, Chicago, and Ohio. Thankfully, the missile warning was a hoax. Less comforting was the fact that the…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, California, Hacking, Nest, Smart Home, Security Cameras, Los Angeles Chicago


Hackers hijack Nest camera, issue fake warning of North Korea missile attack

A Nest security camera hijacked by hackers who used the device to issue a fake warning about an incoming North Korean nuclear missile attack heading toward Los Angeles, Chicago, and Ohio. The post Hackers hijack Nest camera, issue fake warning of North Korea missile attack appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, North Korea, Trends, Hack, Ohio, Nest, Smart Home, Security Camera, Los Angeles Chicago, Nest Security Camera


The best air purifiers for your home or office

Indoor air is often more contaminated than the air outside, which can cause an array of health issues over time. Luckily, these air purifiers can easily rid your home or office of unwanted allergens and contaminants. The post The best air purifiers for your home or office appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, Dyson, Honeywell, Air Purifiers


Walabot Home, a device aimed at keeping seniors safe, expands its capabilities

When you have to be away from your elderly family members, Walabot Home can serve as your surrogate. This device can detect when your loved one falls and will call for help — no wearables or user input required. The post Walabot Home, a device aimed at keeping seniors safe, expands its capabilities appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Elderly, Smart Home, Elderly Care, Walabot, Walabothome, Walabot Home


You can play NPR’s ‘Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me’ on your smart speaker

You can play "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me" on Amazon Echo speakers or Google Home devices with the new Wait Wait Quiz. It's hosted by Peter Sagal and Bill Kurtis and will be updated every week with new questions. The post You can play NPR’s ‘Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me’ on your smart speaker appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Npr, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Echo Speaker, Don, Bill Kurtis, Amazon Alexa, Peter Sagal, Google Assistant, Google Home


‘Tech vest’ prevents Amazon workers from colliding with robot co-workers

Amazon workers at its fulfillment centers are using "tech vests" to help protect them from collisions with their robot co-workers. The robots already have obstacle avoidance sensors, but the belt offers another layer of safety. The post ‘Tech vest’ prevents Amazon workers from colliding with robot co-workers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Smart Home, Emerging Tech, Amazon Workers, Tech Vest


‘Tech vest’ prevents Amazon workers from colliding with robot coworkers

Amazon workers at its fulfillment centers are using "tech vests" to help protect them from collisions with their robot co-workers. The robots already have obstacle avoidance sensors, but the belt offers another layer of safety. The post ‘Tech vest’ prevents Amazon workers from colliding with robot coworkers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Smart Home, Emerging Tech, Amazon Workers, Tech Vest


The best air fryers for 2019

What is this magical mechanism? It's an air fryer, and when used correctly, it can mimic the effects of frying while using just a little bit of oil. You still get that crispy, golden exterior and the fluffy center. The post The best air fryers for 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Cuisinart, Smart Home, Breville, Air Fryers, Convection Ovens


Google is working on radar-sensing tech that could make any object smart

Computer scientists have shown how Google’s Soli sensor can be used to make dumb objects smart. Here's why radar-powered computing could finally make the dream of smart homes a reality. The post Google is working on radar-sensing tech that could make any object smart appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Trends, Smart Home, Radar, Emerging Tech, Project Soli, Soli


Google’s radar-sensing tech could make any object smart

Computer scientists have shown how Google’s Soli sensor can be used to make dumb objects smart. Here's why radar-powered computing could finally make the dream of smart homes a reality. The post Google’s radar-sensing tech could make any object smart appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Trends, Smart Home, Radar, Emerging Tech, Project Soli, Soli


Google plots radar-sensing tech that could make any object smart

Computer scientists have shown how Google’s Soli sensor can be used to make dumb objects smart. Here's why radar-powered computing could finally make the dream of smart homes a reality. The post Google plots radar-sensing tech that could make any object smart appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Trends, Smart Home, Radar, Emerging Tech, Project Soli, Soli


Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: camera with A.I. director, robot arm assistant

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: camera with A.I. director, robot arm assistant appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, Photography, Crowdfunding, Cars, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Kickstarter, Smart Home, Health & Fitness, Emerging Tech, Awesome tech you can't buy yet


With focus on interoperability, is Nevo Butler a smarter home hub?

Universal Electronics is the latest company getting into the smart home market, announcing at CES 2019 that it intends to market the Nevo Butler, a new smart home hub with onboard A.I. and voice control technology. The post With focus on interoperability, is Nevo Butler a smarter home hub? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Smart Home, Universal Electronics, Smart Home Hub, CES 2019, Nevo Butler


Is Nevo Butler a smarter home hub?

Universal Electronics is the latest company getting into the smart home market, announcing at CES 2019 that it intends to market the Nevo Butler, a new smart home hub with onboard A.I. and voice control technology. The post Is Nevo Butler a smarter home hub? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Smart Home, Universal Electronics, Smart Home Hub, CES 2019, Nevo Butler


Nevo Butler is the latest smart home hub coming to the market

Universal Electronics is the latest company getting into the smart home market, announcing at CES 2019 that it intends to market the Nevo Butler, a new smart home hub with onboard A.I. and voice control technology. The post Nevo Butler is the latest smart home hub coming to the market appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Smart Home, Universal Electronics, Smart Home Hub, CES 2019, Nevo Butler


The Instant Pot Lux is a gateway drug into the pleasures of pressure cooking

The 3-quart Instant Pot Lux is one of the most affordable Instant Pots you can buy. Is it still a solid pressure cooker? Here are our thoughts on the Instant Pot Lux, a great IP baseline model. The post The Instant Pot Lux is a gateway drug into the pleasures of pressure cooking appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, Instant Pot, Pressure Cookers, Multicookers


Amazon Prime members number more than 100 million in the U.S., survey says

Consumer Intelligence Research Partners estimated there were 101 million U.S. Amazon Prime members as of December 31, 2018. Last April, CEO Jeff Bezos wrote there were more than 100 global million Prime members. The post Amazon Prime members number more than 100 million in the U.S., survey says appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Amazon Prime, Web, Smart Home, Jeff Bezos, Consumer Intelligence Research Partners


Amazon patents a technology to help Alexa fight fake voice attacks

Amazon filed a patent this month for a new technology that looks like it would help its digital assistant Alexa fight fake voice attacks that could potentially fool Alexa's biometric security protocols. The post Amazon patents a technology to help Alexa fight fake voice attacks appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Smart Speakers, Voice Technology, Biometric Authentication


DS3 Clean water-free swatches could be the future of cleaning products

DS3 Clean swatches were on display at CES 2019. The small swatches come in several types, including shampoo and toilet cleaner. They're great for travel, but their real impact is in how such supplies will be shipped and stored. The post DS3 Clean water-free swatches could be the future of cleaning products appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cleaning, Trends, Procter & Gamble, Smart Home, CES 2019


Idaho mother says her child’s light-up sippy cup exploded

After a mother filled a Nuby insulated light-up cup with milk, the cup allegedly exploded. The incident caused burns to the mother's hand and face and a stinging sensation in her lungs that required a trip to the hospital. The post Idaho mother says her child’s light-up sippy cup exploded appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Idaho, Explosion, Smart Home, Nuby, Sippy Cup


Busted: Facebook Portal gets 5-star reviews from company employees

It's fair to say that Facebook's Portal smart display received a tepid response at launch, so it was something of a surprise to see lots of glowing reviews of the device on Amazon. Turns out some were written by Facebook workers. The post Busted: Facebook Portal gets 5-star reviews from company employees appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, News, Trends, Smart Home, Portal, Facebook Portal