HomePod Mini Supports the New Thread Protocol That Could Transform the Smart Home

Besides the A5 chip, backlit touch surface, support for stereo speaker setups, Ultra Wideband capability and $100 price tag, there’s something else about the new HomePod Mini that you might not have noticed: support for a little-known smart home protocol called Thread. via Technology and News Today https://gizmodo.com/homepod-mini-supports-the-new-thread-protocol-that-coul-1845389973

Sony to integrate Discord chat into PlayStation

PlayStation users could soon have another way of communicating with each other. Sony recently announced that it was partnering with Discord and that it will be integrating the service into the PlayStation Network early next year. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/playstation-discord-integration-181459496.html