Month: August 2018

Skullcandy has always been an odd brand. Aimed at a younger, hipper audience, the headphones always featured wacky graphics and a lower price point. Now, facing competition from multiple players, they’ve decided to step up their game in terms of quality and style. Their two new models, the noise-cancelling Venue and the bass-heavy Crusher 360,
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Listen to Spotify and connect your PlayStation 4 to the internet with just one device. Read more about it the Orbi Voice here – https://www.cnet.com/reviews/netgear-orbi-voice-preview/ Check out our Orbi Voice image gallery – https://www.cnet.com/pictures/orbi-voice-has-a-nice-fit-and-finish-for-an-alexa-smart-speaker/?query=Orbi+Voice Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on
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Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, has been called to Capitol Hill to answer questions on censorship, election interference and more. Twitter’s Dorsey to testify before House committee: Watch live Sept. 5. We’ll livestream the hearing on Sept. 5 at 10:30 a.m. PT/1:30 p.m. ET. – https://www.cnet.com/news/twitters-dorsey-testifies-before-house-energy-and-commerce-committee-watch-live-sept-5/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the
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Three leaders of Silicon Valley’s most powerful companies are answering questions on election interference, censorship, security and more. Facebook, Twitter, Google at Senate Intelligence Committee: Watch live Sept. 5. We’ll livestream the hearing Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. PT/9:30 a.m. ET. – https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-twitter-google-at-senate-intelligence-committee-watch-here-live-sept-5/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG
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Communications workflow company Mynewsdesk is acquiring French startup Mention for an undisclosed sum. Norwegian business media group NHST currently owns Mynewsdesk. Mention lets you monitor keywords around the web. It’s a good way to hear what customers are saying about your brand on their blog, on Twitter, on Facebook or anywhere public. You can also
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Research scientists at Queen’s University’s Human Media Lab have built a prototype touchscreen device that’s neither smartphone nor tablet but kind of both — and more besides. The device, which they’ve christened the MagicScroll, is inspired by ancient (papyrus/paper/parchment) scrolls so it takes a rolled-up, cylindrical form factor — enabled by a flexible 7.5inch touchscreen
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Weebly is part of Square now, but it continues to update as a standalone product. This week, for example, the company announced a number of new e-commerce features for the Weebly mobile app. Those features include the ability to ship and print labels, to respond to customer questions (via Facebook Messenger, which can be embedded
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The Samsung-exclusive Galaxy skin is available now, but only if you get a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or Tab S4. We’re starting a Note 9 giveaway on Sept. 1! Visit our giveaway page for more info. CNET Giveaway Page: Giveaway starts September 1st – http://cnet.com/giveaway Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Review: https://www.cnet.com/reviews/samsung-galaxy-note-9-review/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV
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Get ready for a leaked look at the new iPhone XS. 9to5Mac has gotten its hands on an image of Apple’s next generation of iPhone hardware, and the future looks pretty swanky. The leaked image showcases the new sizing of Apple’s soon-to-be-unveiled flagship bezel-less devices, which likely will have 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch screens, respectively. The
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What Apple’s invites tell us about the next iPhone event and what we’re expecting. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover a multitude of stories from around the tech world and then the CNET staff will take your questions and comments in the chat. Watch more episodes of 3:59 on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Livestream: https://livestream.com/cnet/events/59… Periscope: https://www.pscp.tv/CNET/ Twitch:
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The OpenStack Foundation today released the 18th version of its namesake open-source cloud infrastructure software. The project has had its ups and downs, but it remains the de facto standard for running and managing large private clouds. What’s been interesting to watch over the years is how the project’s releases have mirrored what’s been happening in the
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We break down the tech behind a Drake concert, discuss ZTE’s comeback phone and talk about Twitter’s unfollow recommendations. Drake drones: https://cnet.co/2NuFBk1 ZTE Axon 9: https://cnet.co/2POFy4i Twitter unfollow: https://cnet.co/2C3lDfe Sponsor: http://enablingusb.org Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover a multitude of stories from
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Twitter continues to roll out new policies aimed at increasing transparency, particularly around political advertising. Amidst ongoing concerns about Russian election interference and misinformation on social media, the company recently announced political ad guidelines and launched an Ads Transparency Center where you can find more information about advertisers. Initially, however, Twitter’s stricter standards were limited
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The Google Assistant just got more useful for multilingual families. Starting today, you’ll be able to set up two languages in the Google Home app and the Assistant on your phone and Google Home will then happily react to your commands in both English and Spanish, for example. Today’s announcement doesn’t exactly come as a
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Mattel’s Jurassic World Alpha Training Blue is a seriously impressive robot dinosaur — and it’s a whole lot of fun to play. Bridget Carey channels her inner Chris Pratt to bond with Blue. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter:
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InVision today announced a newly expanded integration and strategic partnership with Atlassian that will let users of Confluence, Trello and Jira see and share InVision prototypes from within those programs. Atlassian’s product suite is built around making product teams faster and more efficient. These tools streamline and organize communication so developers and designers can focus
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Toward the end of 2017, Instacart penned a partnership with one of the country’s biggest grocery retailers, Kroger. At the time, it was a smaller deal with one of Kroger’s chains called Ralphs. But today Instacart is expanding its partnership with Kroger, bringing Instacart delivery to 75 additional Kroger markets, growing Instacart’s Kroger footprint by
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