Facebook is reportedly making a video chat camera for your TV

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Facebook is reportedly making a video chat camera for your TV Devindra Hardawar/Engadget Facebook’s Portal cameras might just be the start of the company’s plans to bring video chat to your home. Cheddar sources claimed that the social network is making a…

Lyft’s $299 All-Access service is available across the US

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Lyft’s $299 All-Access service is available across the US Lyft Lyft’s fledgling subscription service is no longer an experiment. The ridesharing company’s All-Access Plan is now widely available in the US, potentially saving you money if you regularly hail cars to get…

Amazon is reportedly building ‘picker’ robots for fulfillment centers

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Amazon is reportedly building ‘picker’ robots for fulfillment centers In order to fulfil its many orders in a timely fashion, Amazon employs a large number of people, and a key part to the company’s order fulfillment process are pickers. These employees are…

Google’s Home Hub is more like a Chromecast than an Android tablet

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Google’s Home Hub is more like a Chromecast than an Android tablet At first glance, Google’s new Home Hub looks like any other smart display featuring the company’s Assistant platform. It features both voice and touch inputs, giving consumers the option to…

Google ends its Reply smart notification experiment for Android

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Google ends its Reply smart notification experiment for Android Google’s experiment with smart notification responses is winding down… although this won’t be the last you hear of it. The company’s Area 120 team has ended the Android test after roughly 10 months,…

Spotify reveals its most-played music for its 10th anniversary

Spotify reveals its most-played music for its 10th anniversary

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Spotify reveals its most-played music for its 10th anniversary Spotify’s 10th anniversary is upon us, and the music streaming service is celebrating by letting all of us in on some of its statistics. Over at the company’s Decade of Discovery page, users…

Kobo’s latest e-reader is big, durable and waterproof

Kobo’s latest e-reader is big, durable and waterproof

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Kobo’s latest e-reader is big, durable and waterproof Like Amazon’s Kindle range, Kobo’s e-readers run the gamut from affordable devices to premium products. The company’s latest falls firmly in the high-end category. At $280, the Kobo Forma costs 50 bucks more than…

Live from Microsoft’s Surface launch event

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Live from Microsoft’s Surface launch event It’s time for Microsoft’s next batch of Surface devices! We’re live in NYC at the company’s launch event, where we’re expecting to hear more about a refreshed Surface Pro, Laptop and Book. And judging from this…

MoviePass test reactivates accounts if users don’t opt out

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MoviePass test reactivates accounts if users don’t opt out Former MoviePass subscribers who thought they were able to evade the company’s previous attempts at reactivating accounts without consent may want to check their emails. According to various social media posts on Twitter…

Intel admits ‘tight’ supply for cheap PC chips, focuses on high-end

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Intel admits ‘tight’ supply for cheap PC chips, focuses on high-end In an open letter, interim Intel CEO Bob Swan admitted the company’s supply of CPUs for the “entry level” PC market is “undoubtedly tight,” so if you have trouble finding a…

Oculus predicts a VR future that includes ultra-thin headsets

Oculus predicts a VR future that includes ultra-thin headsets

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Oculus predicts a VR future that includes ultra-thin headsets Oculus’ virtual reality ambitions extend well past standalone headsets. In a talk at Oculus Connect 5, the company’s Michael Abrash updated his predictions for the future of VR headset technology. Most notably, he…

Instagram founders reportedly resign from Facebook

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Instagram founders reportedly resign from Facebook Just about six years after Facebook closed its $1 billion purchase of Instagram, both of the company’s founders are resigning, according to a report from The New York Times. Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger served as…

Slack buys and shuts down intelligent email app Astro

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Slack buys and shuts down intelligent email app Astro Slack has acquired email app company Astro and it will be using the company’s expertise to better incorporate email into Slack channels. The company said that with over 50 million channels created to…

Airbnb hopes to give hosts a stake in the company

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Airbnb hopes to give hosts a stake in the company If Airbnb has its way, hosting travelers won’t just get you some spending money — it’ll get you a stake in the company’s future. Axios has discovered that Airbnb sent a letter…