Sonos One users can now ask Alexa to play Spotify music

By | Alexa, Amazon, Amazon Echo, entertainment, Gadgets, Hardware, Sonos, sonos one, Spotify, Startups, TC

 In October, Sonos launched the Sonos One, raising the bar on what is already the gold standard in wireless whole-home audio. The big new feature? An integrated microphone that added support for Amazon’s Alexa. However, there was one big caveat: While Alexa was integrated to control music services like Apple Music, Google Play Music, Soundcloud and others, it was missing a major player in… Read More

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Watch a real rocket scientist figure out (and beat) carnival scams

By | carnival, entertainment, Gadgets, Gaming, leisure, TC

 As a parent you often are forced by your tyrannical children to try carnival games. This, according to ex-NASA and JPL engineer Mark Rober, is a bad idea. Rober and his friends – including a professional baseball player – dismantle every carnival game they can find, assessing the probabilities of winning and point out that the only ones you could feasibly win are the throwing games… Read More

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