The HTC U11 is a good phone with a dumb gimmick

Squeezable sides are a very bad reason to buy a phone. Especially now, when the U11’s Edge Sense doesn’t do a whole hell of a...

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as...

Alexa, who is winning the presidential election?

My own personal method for following election results mostly revolves around curling up in the fetal position under my bed with a bottle of whiskey...

Hey, Alexa, are things going to get weird?

They say that news is what happens to a writer on his way to the bathroom and I’ve recently discovered something fascinating. Alexa – and,...

Huawei to pre-load Amazon’s Alexa AI on US version of its Mate 9 flagship

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is having a good CES. Not only landing inside additional speaker hardware but finding entirely new incarnations in other connected household items — such as...

Everything you need to know about Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa

While "Alexa" has become synonymous with products like the Amazon Echo, you can't actually go out and buy an "Alexa." So who, or what, is Alexa? Here's everything you need...

Alexa adds DISH support for your DVRing pleasure

DISH DVR owners can now connect directly to the Amazon Echo or Dot and tell Alexa to turn on ESPN, find Matt Damon movies, or...

Ears, hands or eyes

Michael Eisenberg Crunch Network Contributor Michael Eisenberg is a partner at Aleph. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Even before smartwatches, I...

Trends with Benefits: Should Amazon’s Alexa talk to law enforcement?

      Should Amazon share Alexa’s information with Law Enforcement?: A murder case in Arkansas is garnering national attention, due to the use of Smart Home devices. Police are petitioning...

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AT&T makes DirecTV Now a $10 add-on to its Unlimited Choice...

Recent reports have indicated that AT&T’s new streaming service, DirecTV Now, may be seeing slowing growth. But don’t...