Audible comes to the Apple Watch Apple’s latest Watch Series 4 has enough power to free you from your phone, but apart from music, there aren’t a ton of entertainment options. Now, Audible’s audiobook app has come to the watchOS 5, letting you listen to books directly from your wris…Read More →


Walmart turns to VR and Oculus Go for associates’ training Walmart is harnessing the power of virtual reality to train over a million associates across the country. The big-box retailer will deploy 17,000 Oculus Go headsets to almost all of its 5,000 stores in an effort to provide its employeesRead More →

Amazon’s smart plugs put Alexa in every power socket As if having access to Alexa on your phone and in your speakers or even car weren’t enough, Amazon now has a way to put its digital assistant in literally every room of your house. At its press conference in SeattleRead More →

AT&T will power Airstream RVs’ smart controls and mobile internet Airstream revealed in early August that its 2019 Classic RVs will feature app-based smart controls and other high-tech features. Turns out the trailer-maker has teamed up with AT&T to provide the vehicles with LTE connectivity, allowing you to mo… ContinueRead More →

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi tap Google to power in-car systems This week, the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, the world’s largest maker of cars, signed a deal with Alphabet’s Google to be able to use Google Maps, Google Assistant and the Android OS in its vehicles. The new systems will debutRead More →

Turmoil behind primate power struggles often overlooked by researchers Social interactions can be intricate — and not just among humans. A new study suggests that researchers may be overlooking some of these same complexities in the social relations of our closest primate relatives, such as chimpanzees and macaques. Continue readingRead More →

TP-Link’s Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip aims to smarten and protect – CNET TP-Link’s $80 Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip automates everything you plug into it, and works with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana. Continue reading . . . Molly Price {authorlink}$/$/$/$? CNET Reviews – Most RecentRead More →

Array by Hampton Connected Door Lock review: This sliding smart lock includes solar panel power – CNET A solar-powered smart lock? Hampton Products proves we’re closer than you think with the Array. Continue reading . . . Molly Price {authorlink}$/$/$/$? CNET Reviews – Most Recent Reviews CNET brings youRead More →

iPhone XR hands-on: Premium power for everyone Apple’s iPhone XR wasn’t exactly a surprise — tons of leaks saw to that. Even so, the XR is easily the most fascinating device the company released today. As expected, this less expensive version of the iPhone X packs a 6.1-inch Liquid RetinaRead More →

Sony vows to use 100 percent renewable electricity by 2040 Sony is the latest tech giant pledging to power its worldwide operations with 100 percent renewable energy. All of its 111 global business sites — which produce everything from games consoles and semiconductors to Hollywood blockbusters — will go g…Read More →

Walmart may be experimenting with wireless power to cut battery costs Today, Ossia announced that it has struck a deal with Walmart to explore how its wireless power technology can be used by the retail giant. Walmart is hoping to save money on power costs across its many stores. We’veRead More →

Largest offshore wind farm opens off England’s coast The largest offshore wind farm to date has officially opened off of the Cumbrian coast in the Irish Sea and it has the ability to power 590,000 homes. The 659-megawatt Walney Extension takes up an area roughly the size of 20,000 soccerRead More →

Wind turbines: How much power can they provide? Wind turbines could cover 40 percent of the current electricity consumption in Germany. Continue reading . . . {authorlink} Top Environment News — ScienceDaily Top stories featured on ScienceDaily’s Plants & Animals, Earth & Climate, and Fossils & Ruins sections. More →

The Misleading Power of Internet Metaphors If you use terms such as “cloud,” “smart” or “Internet of Things,” you’re fooling yourself and everyone else — Read more on Continue reading . . . Brett Frischmann {authorlink} Scientific American: Technology Science news and technology updates from Scientific American More →

A new way to remove ice buildup without power or chemicals Researchers have found a way to prevent icing of powerlines, airplanes, wind turbines, and other surfaces with a special coating and the power of sunlight — no heating or harsh chemicals needed. Continue reading . . . {authorlink} More →