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SoundHound's voice assistant lives inside its own speaker

Alexa and Google Home aren't the only pieces of voice-controlled assistant hardware available this holiday season. Today SoundHound announced the first third-party speaker to harness the power of its Hound platform. Built by Boombotix, the stand-alone device will not only play your music, but can …

Smart Homes

Amazon gives the outside world a first look at its secret delivery drone lab in Cambridge

The internet retail giant invited local newspaper The Cambridge News inside the research and development (R&D) centre, situated on Castle Park business estate, along with eight students from Steeple Morden Primary School.<p>The drones are being developed for Amazon's Prime Air Service — a programme …


Say Cheese: 24 Melty, Gooey, Cheesy Recipes That'll Make You Smile

I'm always incredibly impressed by the Serious Eats staffers (and readers) who participate in Vegan Month each year, but personally, I just don't know if I could do it. It's not that I'd pine away over the meat, or that I couldn't handle skipping butter on my bread or dairy milk in my coffee. No, …


Samsung updates its Surface competitor with more RAM, storage, and gold

Meet the new Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition<p>The Windows-powered Galaxy TabPro S was released by Samsung earlier this year, but the company has now given it a spec bump and a fresh lick of paint. The new TabPro S <i>Gold Edition</i> has the same 12-inch AMOLED display and detachable keyboard case as its …

Electronics Industry

Samsung tested its Galaxy Note 7 batteries in-house

The batteries that power Samsung's smartphones (including <i>that</i> Galaxy Note 7), are tested in a lab that's owned by the company. While it tests to ensure its phone batteries are certified by US wireless industry group the CTIA, Samsung's certified lab is housed inside its own testing facilities, …

Wall Street Journal