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Amazon's Echo Buttons now perform whole routines with a tap

Amazon's Echo Buttons are now useful for considerably more than playing party games. The company has enabled support for performing Alexa routines by tapping a button. You can turn on the lights without talking to your speaker, or let guests cue mu… Source: Engadget | Amazon's Echo Buttons now perform whole routines with a tap

Judge tells Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double homicide trial

Prosecutors are once again hoping that smart speaker data could be the key to securing a murder conviction. A New Hampshire judge has ordered Amazon to provide recordings from an Echo speaker between January 27th, 2017 and January 29th, 2017 (plus in… Source: Engadget | Judge tells Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double homicide …

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Spotify gives away Google Home Minis to US family plan subscribers

Spotify has a treat in store for Premium for Family subscribers in the US: you can claim a free Google Home Mini. The offer will be available for current and new master account holders starting Thursday, and you have until the end of the year to regi… Source: Engadget | Spotify gives away Google Home …

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Google Home updates may help you wind down at night

While Google has yet to launch its digital wellbeing features on Android phones, it's already thinking of how to bring them to the smart speaker in your living room. The 9to5Google team has discovered material in the the latest Google app for Androi… Source: Engadget | Google Home updates may help you wind down at …

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Lenovo made a basic Echo Show out of a tablet dock

Lenovo's collaboration with Amazon to make Alexa-powered devices began with the Smart Assistant speaker in January, but the PC maker is far from done with its smart home ambitions. Today, the company unveiled the Home Assistant Pack, which is basical… Source: Engadget

Google might launch a reborn Chromebook Pixel and smaller Home

Do you still have a Chromebook Pixel-shaped hole in your heart months after Google pulled the plug? Good news — Google might be bringing it back. A source speaking to Android Police claims that a "Pixel-branded Chromebook" will launch alongside the… Source: Engadget