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SiriusXM buys Pandora for $3.5 billion

SiriusXM buys Pandora for $3.5 billion

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SiriusXM is acquiring Pandora for $3.5 billion. The satellite radio company says it intends to maintain the Pandora service and brand, along with its roughly 70 million monthly active users (5.6 million of which are paying members), which stands at double that of SiriusXM’s existing 36 million subscribers. Pandora has over 70 million users SiriusXM […]

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Roku’s new $40 Premiere is the cheapest 4K streaming player you can buy

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Roku is today announcing the Premiere and Premiere+, two new devices that offer 4K HDR video streaming for prices starting at $39.99. The latter will be exclusively sold at Walmart and include a remote control with voice search capabilities that’s more convenient than the IR remote bundled with the regular Premiere. But aside from that […]

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Microsoft is building LinkedIn into Outlook and other Office apps

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Microsoft is planning to more deeply integrate LinkedIn into the company’s Office apps. While we saw some LinkedIn integration in Word last year, Outlook will be updated to include information about contacts for calendar appointments and document sharing. Outlook users will soon be able to coauthor documents with LinkedIn contacts in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, […]

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Microsoft alters Surface Hub 2 hardware, delays new software features to 2020

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Microsoft is unveiling hardware changes to its Surface Hub 2 today. The software giant first unveiled its 50-inch display earlier this year, with a promise of a 2019 release. While the hardware will now be released in Q2 of 2019, many of the cool new software features will require a hardware and software update set […]

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Roku will soon let you control its devices and Roku TVs with Google Assistant

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This is one example of interoperability that I didn’t expect to see anytime soon: Roku has announced that within the next few weeks, consumers will be able to control its streaming boxes, sticks, and Roku TVs by using Google Assistant voice commands. Users will be able to launch specific streaming apps, control playback (play/pause/etc.), search […]

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Microsoft Search will power search results across Office, Windows, and more

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Microsoft is unveiling an ambitious effort to overhaul its search experience in Office, Windows, Bing and more today. Dubbed Microsoft Search, the new search experience will first start appearing on Bing and Office.com today. Bing isn’t going away, but Microsoft Search is the new name for a combination of Bing and the search results you […]

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How bad maps are ruining American broadband

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ISPs are painting over US broadband problems, and the FCC is letting it happen Continue reading…

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Acer XZ1-Series Curved Gaming Displays: WQHD, 144 Hz, FreeSync, HDR10

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Acer has quietly introduced two new curved gaming monitors that offer premium gaming features such as 144 Hz FreeSync and HDR10 support for relatively affordable prices. Acer’s XZ1-series LCDs share design elements with the company’s aggressively-styled Predator displays and will definitely appeal to those looking for inexpensive monitors with serious gaming capabilities. Acer’s XZ1 family […]

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The Kingston HyperX Fury RGB SSD Review: Bright Idea, Dimmed Performance

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Kingston’s HyperX gaming brand is introducing their first SSD with adjustable RGB LED lighting. The LEDs add significantly to the price tag, but internally it’s a mid-range SATA SSD. This lighting-first and SSD-second design pays off with no fewer than 75 RGB LEDs to illuminate the drive and surrounding components, but from our performance benchmarks […]

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Belkin’s Boostup wireless dock can charge three Apple devices at once

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It’s not quite AirPower, but Belkin’s latest charging dock gives you a convenient way of charging up to three Apple devices simultaneously. The Boostup Wireless Charging Dock has a pair of elevated wireless charging pads to power your iPhone and Apple Watch, and a USB Type-A port for charging a third device, like an AirPods […]

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