Pocketnow Daily: OnePlus’s Mystery Phone Name REVEALED?!(video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the new device OnePlus will present during CES 2020, Apple’s under-display fingerprint sensors and more
Apple, Amazon and Google will now work together to improve smart homes
Google, Amazon, and Apple are joining forces with other brands to make a new and unified Connected Home platform for all smart home devices
Yale Assure Locks are smart with August technologies
Two new numbrpad locks are coming from August with Yale’s reliable deadbolts in them. And they’re pretty darn smart, too.
The Alexa microwave and all the other new Echo products from Amazon’s show
A myriad of speakers, plug-ins and other smart home appliances were shown off as Amazon slams hardware down for the fall season.
Google Home Mini goes $10 off list, while two-packs score $40 discounts
You have until May 13 to purchase a Google Home Mini smart speaker from the search giant’s US e-store at $39 instead of $49, or you can get two units in exchange for just $58.
T-Mobile Nest Secure pack available from November 10
The system costs $480, but customers pay it off on an EIP with a $240 down. Nest sensors, tags and a camera get help with cellular backup.
Alibaba’s Tmall Genie is the latest China-only Amazon Echo copycat, and it’s extra-cheap
China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba has taken the wraps off a domestic-focused smart speaker inspired by the Echo, dubbed Tmall Genie.
HP’s Cortana speaker gets its first ‘visual representation’, also revealing an infuriating ‘feature’
We still have no name, price, release date or real-life pics for HP’s upcoming smart Cortana speaker, but we know it connects to Windows 10 PCs.
Verizon SmartHub is a cellular smart home router
In an intersection between cellular hotspots and smart home hubs, it’s a combination LTE data router and smart home manager. Simple enough.
Microsoft signs HP and Intel to help with Cortana devices, AI’s Skills Kit now open to more devs
Forget the Surface Pro 5 or Windows phones. Microsoft seems fully committed to make Cortana its next big thing, with public skills and HP devices.
Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker with Cortana goes official ahead of ‘fall’ launch
Cortana’s standalone device is called the Harman Kardon Invoke, discreetly unveiled on the company’s official website as a premium Amazon Echo rival.
Apple’s Siri-powered Echo rival could break cover at WWDC with iOS and Beats technology
Apple’s long awaited answer to Amazon’s fast-growing Echo family of smart speakers is reportedly in the final stages of pre-release preparation.
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