Microsoft's Cortana has added support for the IFTTT conditional platform plus a number of smart services, both helping bring Cortana more in line with competing services from Amazon and Google Home.
How to use a VPN to watch the Olympics online via a foreign broadcaster, and avoid the vapid banter of NBC's games coverage.
Mattel has cancelled its Aristotle smart speaker for kids, in the face of government opposition to monitoring kids' activities and their privacy.
Comcast quietly acquires Stringify and will use the IFTTT rival to power its Xfinity Home smart-home platformStringify-the automation tool that's more powerful, but less well known than IFTTT-will be incorporated into Comcast's smart-home system.
USB-C, which has become something of a "do-everything" connector standard, has added an alternate mode that eliminates the need for an adapter when connecting to HDMI displays.
Software Upgrade 3.2 to Nvidia's Shield Android TV media streamer will add a number of nifty updates for higher-quality video apps and games. However, it remains pricey compared to a traditional streaming device like Roku.
The New York Times confirms earlier reports that Google will launch a device for the home that will tap into the power of Google's own natural language search.
Microsoft kills off its Xbox 360 gaming console, but Xbox 360 games will live on thanks to the Xbox OneMicrosoft announces it will cease production of the Xbox 360, but don't despair: all of its services will continue uninterrupted.
A new site called whatismymovie.com claims to be able to intelligently find movies based on what they're actually showing on screen -- and it does an okay job, too.
It looks increasingly likely that Sony will exit both its TV and smartphone businesses as part of a restructuring plan outlined today by Sony executives in Japan.
Petr Harmy, the restorer who brought the painstakingly remastered "Star Wars: Despecialized Edition" trilogy of films to Star Wars fans, will now work at NanoTech's 4K Studios, helping its UltraFlix 4K streaming service convert movies to 4K resolution.
LG, Samsung, Sony,and a host of other manufacturers unveiled their latest 4K TVs at CES last week. But is there anything available to watch on them?
Fuhu's new Square HD action cam for kids is an inexpensive, kid-friendly GoPro--and the new version streams live images of what it sees to your phone, allowing you to compose your shots.
If you love House of Cards, Lilyhammer, or Bojack Horseman on Netflix, good news: More shows like them are on the way.
HBO has remastered the crime masterpiece 'The Wire' in 16:9 HD, and will air it later this month. But co-creator David Simon calls it an "alternate version" with different shots.