Skype chats are coming to Alexa gadgets

Skype chats are coming to Alexa gadgets

Aside from all of the Alexa-connected hardware, there’s one more big development coming for Amazon’s technology: integration with Skype. Microsoft and Amazon said that voice and video calls via the service will come to Alexa devices (including Microsoft’s Xbox One) with calls that you can start and c

Fb could birth its video chat devices this month

Fb could birth its video chat devices this month

Now, the social network is apparently ready to introduce the devices to the public — yes, devices, because it will reportedly come in two versions. The larger of the two will set you back around $400, while the smaller one will cost approximately $300. You’ll be able to control them us

Bing implements Google’s rapidly-loading AMP tech

Bing implements Google’s rapidly-loading AMP tech

If you’re in the US and use Bing as your search engine on mobile, you might start coming across AMP’s lightning bolt in the results page. While Microsoft already uses AMP in some of its apps, including Bing, it’s only now that the search engine has started implementing G

Decide a Robot to *In reality* Salvage a Grip? Make It Esteem Baymax

Decide a Robot to *In reality* Salvage a Grip? Make It Esteem Baymax

Soft Robotics’ air-driven grippers can gently pick and place objects like cupcakes.Soft RoboticsSoft Robotics’ air-driven grippers can gently pick and place objects like cupcakes.Soft RoboticsThe octopus is unique among animals in that it can essentially turn itself into liquid, Terminator style. Get yourself a 600-pound octopus and leave it unsupervised and the thing will squeeze…

GoPro Hero7 Gloomy Review: No longer a Complete Lotta Shakin’ Going On

GoPro Hero7 Gloomy Review: No longer a Complete Lotta Shakin’ Going On

Smell that pumpkin spice in the air? That means the fall is coming, and with it, new action cameras.GoPro—aka the Band-Aid/Kleenex/Q-Tips of action cameras—is here with the latest entry in its category-defining camera platform, the Hero7 Black. I’ve spent the last few weeks banging around (and getting banged up) with it, and while it feels…

Only Running Gear (2018): Sneakers, Headphones, Lights, and Extra

Only Running Gear (2018): Sneakers, Headphones, Lights, and Extra

Whether you’re pounding the pavement or cheering your friends on, we have the gear for you.The time has come. All summer, you and your friends have been running through tropical storms, triple-digit temperatures, and wildfire smoke. Now all that grueling work is finally paying off, and race season has begun! You can now breathe in…