Month: April 2020

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Eero gear now supports Apple HomeKit

Networking gear from Eero now supports Apple HomeKit.Although Amazon now owns Eero, the company is still clearly casting its net wider than the Alexa ecosystem.With HomeKit support, iOS and Mac users can add their Eero devices to the Home app and manage them from there. Youcan firewall each of your HomeKit accessories based on your […]

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Niantic adds at home elements to Harry Potter Wizards Unite, like it did for Pokémon Go

Niantic has announced key additions for all its games, not just Pokémon Go, to enable them to be played more easily at home during the coronavirus crisis.It was revealed last week that the new Go Battle League feature in Pokémon Go can be played from the comfort of your own armchair. And, Poké Balls and […]

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Sonos S2 software coming in June with new features, but your old speakers will still work

Sonos has announced a major software upgrade coming in June that will advance the system greatly and add new features – including higher res audio capabilities and room groups.And, while older, legacy Sonos kit will not be compatible, it has been further clarified that they will not be “bricked’ nor rendered unusable. They will continue […]

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Virgin Media gigabit broadband expands to more than 1 million UK homes

Virgin Media is greatly expanding its UK gigabit broadband offering by switching on the service in the West Midlands.That means over one million homes in Birmingham, Coventry and the surrounding areas will be able to get speeds of 1Gbps and above from early March. The average peak-time download speed tested on the service so far […]

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HTC Vive Cosmos Elite will soon be available as an upgrade for original Vive owners

The HTC Vive Cosmos has been around for a while now. When that headset first released, there was the promise of other versions in future. The modular faceplate system on this VR headset makes it possible to upgrade the headset in various ways.The Elite is the first of these upgrades and it’ll be available to […]

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EE follows Vodafone in enabling Alexa calling for its customers

EE has enabled Alexa calling, meaning that pay monthly customers can make and receive mobile calls via their Alexa-enabled devices.The move includes the Amazon Echo range as well as other Alexa-enabled devices. Vodafone enabled the service in the middle of last year as an extension of its existing OneNumber offering.You can make a call by […]

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Cortana will lose consumer skills in new Windows 10 update

Microsoft is pivoting Cortana away from being a consumer AI, therefore widening the gap between it and the likes of Alexa and Google Assistant.For instance, in the latest Windows 10 update, Cortana’s consumer skills are officially going bye-bye. Microsoft has announced that Cortana will now focus primarily on productivity features, whether that’s helping you manage […]

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Roku OS 9.3 update includes Alexa and Google Assistant voice support

Roku has announced a software update for existing and new streaming devices and Roku TVs that adds Alexa and Google Assistant support.Roku OS 9.3 will start to roll out in the “coming weeks” and brings several other new features, alongside smart assistant control.The voice function within Roku itself has been improved with a more natural […]

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Google Home Bluetooth issues acknowledged and will be fixed

Google has acknowledged an issue that has reportedly plagued its Home speakers for more than a year.If a user wants to stream music to a Google Home speaker via Bluetooth, it allegedly cuts out and disconnects at a point between two and 15 minutes. The user then has to force the connection again manually.Now, most […]

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Fitbit Charge 4 includes GPS, Fitbit Pay and more to make it the ultimate fitness tracker

Fitbit has announced its latest Charge model, the Fitbit Charge 4. The new fitness tracker follows on from the Charge 3, but makes some big changes to the range of features on offer.The headline is the addition of GPS tracking, making this the first Fitbit fitness tracker to offer GPS. That means it will be […]

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