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The BBC's Beeb voice assistant is ready for testing on PC

1 hour ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Last year the BBC announced it was working on its own voice assistant, called “Beeb,” designed to help customers take advantage of voice assistant technology regardless of...
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BBC releases first beta of its Beeb voice assistant to UK Windows Insider members

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

Back in August 2019 , the BBC made some waves with the news that it was developing a voice assistant called Beeb, an English language “Alexa” of its own that could interact...
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‘Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare' Season 4 Delayed As George Floyd Protests Continue

3 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   3 articles

'Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare' And 'Warzone' Season 4 have been delayed due to the ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd.
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Roku's new Live TV Channel Guide is a portal to free television

Roku's new Live TV Channel Guide is a portal to free television

4 hours ago   |   SlashGear

Roku has introduced a new Live TV Channel Guide feature that makes it easier for users to find live content using a familiar, traditional channel guide. The feature was...
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Video game preservationists reconstruct decades-lost, never-released NES game

5 hours ago   |   N4G   |   2 articles

From Polygon: "Video game preservationists and engineers with the Video Game History Foundation have reconstructed a decades-lost Nintendo Entertainment System game, Days of...
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Apple News+ will feature audio versions of stories, iOS update shows

6 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Apple's News+ platform is getting an audio feature. As reported by 9to5Mac, today's public release of iOS 13.5.1 has been accompanied by the first beta version of iOS 13.5.5...
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Zigazoo launches to be a ‘TikTok' for kids, surpasses 100,000 uploads and downloads

Zigazoo launches to be a ‘TikTok' for kids, surpasses 100,000 uploads and downloads

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Like many parents, Zigazoo founder Zak Ringelstein worries about his children's screen time. His worries only grew when COVID-19 led to school shutdowns and kids came home to a...
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AT&T exempts HBO Max from mobile data caps

7 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Streaming companies have to pay mobile carriers - such as AT&T - if they don't want traffic from their services to affect users' data caps. AT&T owns HBO, though, so the...
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How to get HBO Max on your Fire TV right now

How to get HBO Max on your Fire TV right now

7 hours ago   |   PC World

How to sideload HBO Max on Fire TV while Amazon and WarnerMedia fight over money.
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Peloton's workout app comes to Apple TV

7 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

The Peloton app is officially available on Apple TV, giving quarantined gym-goers more options for home exercise as coronavirus concerns linger. While the digital fitness...
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Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first...

Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first legal challenge

An executive order from the White House targeting Twitter for moderating one of the president's posts is being challenged in a new lawsuit from a digital rights group. The... Read more ...

This is likely Google's upcoming Android TV streaming stick

This is likely Google's upcoming Android TV streaming stick

This is our best look yet at Google's often-rumoured upcoming Android TV streaming stick . XDA Developers reports the dongle is internally codenamed “Sabrina,” with past... Read more ...

Zoom saw a huge increase in subscribers - and revenue - thanks to the pandemic

Zoom saw a huge increase in subscribers - and revenue - thanks to the pandemic

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom had a blockbuster quarter as its app became the hottest videoconferencing service of the pandemic. In an earnings report today... Read more ...

BBC iPlayer's Alexa-rivaling voice assistant has arrived - here's how to try...

BBC iPlayer's Alexa-rivaling voice assistant has arrived - here's how to try it out

Last year, the BBC announced that it was working on a voice assistant called Beeb to rival the likes of Alexa and Google Assistant , which would help users navigate its... Read more ...

Major Fortnite leak spurs SpongeBob crossover fan theory

Major Fortnite leak spurs SpongeBob crossover fan theory

It's clear at this point that Epic is willing to add pop culture references to its hit battle royale game, some of which have been as minor as a red balloon coming out of a... Read more ...

The HP Omen gaming laptop offers AMD and Intel flavors for $1,000 and up

The HP Omen gaming laptop offers AMD and Intel flavors for $1,000 and up

The HP Omen 15 claims to be the “smallest 15-inch gaming” laptop that costs less than $1,000. Even more interesting is what's inside: your choice of AMD and Intel CPUs... Read more ...

Amazon reportedly planning ‘Biggest Sale in the Sky' for June 22

Amazon reportedly planning ‘Biggest Sale in the Sky' for June 22

Amazon's annual Prime Day sale is one of its largest and most anticipated shopping days of the year. Rumours spurred last week that the company would delay this event due to... Read more ...

ICloud is down for some users, affecting some macOS and iOS software and web...

ICloud is down for some users, affecting some macOS and iOS software and web apps

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple's iCloud service is experiencing an outage right now, causing errors with account sign-in, iCloud Mail, and web apps via... Read more ...

Facebook trash feature revealed as Zuckerberg's inaction sparks protest

Facebook trash feature revealed as Zuckerberg's inaction sparks protest

This week Facebook employees and leadership protested their CEO Mark Zuckerberg's inaction on messages from Trump. As Twitter marked inflammatory messages from Trump with... Read more ...

ET Deals: Dell Inspiron 15 5593 Intel Core i7 Laptop for $645, WD Black...

ET Deals: Dell Inspiron 15 5593 Intel Core i7 Laptop for $645, WD Black SN750 1TB NVMe SSD for $134, Dell UltraSharp U3415W 34-Inch Curved Ultrawide 2K Monitor for $593

Today you can save big on a new display or pickup fast high-end laptop from Dell with a substantial discount. Already got a PC? There is also a good deal on a 1TB NVMe SSD that... Read more ...