Amazon Echo Show (2nd gen) review: Alexa’s bigger, brighter smart display – The Guardian
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Amazon Echo Show (2nd gen) review: Alexa’s bigger, brighter smart display – The Guardian

The new second generation Echo Show is bigger with a better display, but is size enough to keep Amazon ahead of stiff competition from Google? Since the original Echo Show launched last year the software has been refined, but the experience is broadly the same. The Show is a voice-first Alexa speaker, with touch interactivity…

Cadillac rolls out Escalade’s ‘little brother,’ the XT6, at Detroit auto show – Detroit Free Press
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Cadillac rolls out Escalade’s ‘little brother,’ the XT6, at Detroit auto show – Detroit Free Press

Cadillac is adding the 2020 XT6, a new three-row SUV, to its lineup to appeal to high-income buyers who want luxury and a sporty, day-to-day utility all in one.”These are customers who are in the life stage of having an active lifestyle and they are CEO of everything,” said Jim Hunter, Cadillac product manager.Cadillac, General Motors’ luxury…

When you’re the only company at CES from your country – Engadget
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When you’re the only company at CES from your country – Engadget

Then there are first-timers like Ekid Studio, a Vietnamese company that makes educational flashcards with augmented reality functions for kids, for whom CES was the start of a monthlong US trip to seek investors. There is Flyser from Belarus, the startup behind an exercise frame that coordinates with VR experiences to give the impression of…

How to Use Google Maps or Waze with Siri Instead of Apple Maps – Gadget Hacks
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How to Use Google Maps or Waze with Siri Instead of Apple Maps – Gadget Hacks

When driving, you can get directions hands-free by asking Siri. You can also make general map searches, show a location’s details, call a query’s phone number, and view traffic details. However, Siri defaults to Apple Maps for all those. If you prefer Google Maps, Waze, or another third-party navigation app, the map-based Siri commands won’t…

Amazon and Google are going to be in every aspect of your life whether you want them to or not – CNBC
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Amazon and Google are going to be in every aspect of your life whether you want them to or not – CNBC

Tech Drivers Until recently, Amazon and Google competed for presence in our homes through their own gadgets: Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, TV add-ons like Chromecast and Fire TV and even home security systems like Nest and Ring. But, at CES 2019, that competition was brought to a boil as partners…

Unity, Improbable and Epic Games are squabbling in public – Engadget
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Unity, Improbable and Epic Games are squabbling in public – Engadget

It explained that, due to a change in Unity’s terms of service, developers were no longer allowed to “operate or create SpatialOS games using Unity, including in development and production games.” The clause in question (2.4) states that Unity cannot be run or simulated in the cloud, or over a remote server, “without a separate…