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If Prince William Is 6’3″, Just How Tall Is Kate Middleton?

The public is endlessly fascinated by Kate Middleton, devouring information about her style, her parenting skills, her philanthropic endeavors, and even her hair. It should be no surprise, then, that Kate’s height is also a frequently searched topic. Interestingly enough, Google inquiries into the Duchess of Cambridge’s height peaked in the days following the May […]

Check Out the All-New Cast For Narcos: Mexico, the Narcos Companion Series

You’re in luck, Narcos fans – the Netflix original crime drama is returning for another season! However, rather than continuing the story of the DEA’s battle with Columbian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar and the Cali Cartel with a fourth season, the show will instead air a companion series focusing on drug trafficking in 1980s Mexico. […]

Twitch is now blocked in China

Twitch is now blocked in China. The major game streaming site is largely no longer accessible and its app has been removed from Apple’s local App Store, after it saw a noticeable boost in popularity last month, as spotted by Abacus. Last month, Twitch hit the No. 3 spot among free apps in China, as […]

Amazon’s new Alexa-ready products are now available for preorder

At its 2018 hardware event in Seattle, Amazon announced several new Alexa-powered A/V devices, smart home products, and a few others that fall outside of the company’s usual wheelhouse. It was a mix of brand-new and updated products, and the biggest announcements include the redesigned Echo Dot and Echo Plus, the Echo Sub subwoofer, Amazon’s […]

Amazon’s new Echo speakers have better sound and better looks

Amazon just announced a ton of new products, but the ones that will probably be the most popular this holiday season are the new versions of the Echo Show, Echo Dot, and Echo Plus. I just spent some time using all three devices, and I can say that all of them are improvements on their […]

Amazon’s Alexa-enabled microwave hands-on: it cooks but does not speak

I just heated up a mug of water in a microwave. It got hot. The difference is that I used the new AmazonBasics Microwave, which works with Alexa. That “works with Alexa” phrasing and the fact that this isn’t the “Echo Microwave” should tell you that this thing doesn’t have any microphones or a speaker […]

Google might release a Home Hub to take on the Echo Show

Ahead of October’s Made by Google event, FCC documents have surfaced that suggest that Google may release a product called the Home Hub, as spotted by 9to5Google. According to the documents, and is listed as an “Interactive Video Streaming Device,” which would be a first for Google’s Home devices. The device could be Google’s answer […]

The 14 biggest announcements from Amazon’s surprise hardware event

Today Amazon held a hardware event that was loaded with new product announcements. We got new Echo speakers, a new Echo Show, and even a microwave. In many ways, the sprawling event was a showcase of how far Alexa has come in the four years since Amazon’s voice assistant was first introduced in 2014. The […]