Future Flexible OLED Displays Could Be Made From Human Hair

Recycled human hair has been used throughout history for a variety of purposes, but never before has it been turned into OLED displays – until now. Read More >>

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10 Cool Features That Make the Amazon Echo Show Worth the Upgrade

If you bought an Amazon Echo Show for the built-in display, you might be wondering how to make the most of it. Read More >>

How To Get a Smart Display to Actually Show Videos You Want to Watch

Get yourself a Google Nest Hub or an Amazon Echo Show, and you’ve got a device that can do everything a smart speaker can – plus play videos. It’s not always obvious which video apps work on these smart displays, or what you can do with them, which is why we curated this list of what you can run and can’t run right now. Read More >>

AR Goggles Let You Track Your Metrics as You Splash About in the Pool

I'm not much of a swimmer, but I can imagine that trying to keep tabs on your progress isn't the easiest thing to do while you've got water shooting up your nose as you speed up and down the swimming lane at your local lido. Read More >>

The Echo Show 5 is Smaller and Cheaper, But That’s Basically It

First came the smart speakers, which were bulky speaker-looking things that weren't exactly discrete. So the tech companies shrunk them down into something smaller that took up less space. Then smart displays arrived, with their weird tablet/speaker hybrid that took up a lot of space. Now those are also being shrunk down, and the Echo Show 5 is Amazon's offering. Read More >>

With Nest Hub Max, Google Added a Camera and Ruined the Best Thing About the Home Hub

Over the past two years, Google’s made a lot of strides when it comes to smart home tech—to the point where the Google Home Hub is our smart display of choice. At this year’s I/O developer conference, it seems like Google’s doubling down with the Nest Hub Max. Read More >>

Facebook’s Portal Smart Display Arrives in Europe this Autumn

Facebook does not have a good track record with maintaining user privacy, and that's putting it lightly. But still it decided it would be a great idea to release a camera-equipped smart display for people to stick in their homes. You can't really blame them for trying I suppose, but you can blame the people who went out and bought one of the things for themselves. Apparently the Portal device has been quite popular, and so Facebook has announced it'll be coming to Europe this Autumn. Read More >>

Google Confirms the Home Hub Smart Display is Real, as if We Didn’t Know Already

The age of the smart speaker is over. Now we live in the age of the smart display, which is basically a smart speaker with a screen slapped on to show you fancy pictures. We already have the Echo Show, Facebook's portal, and Lenovo's Google Assistant-powered tablet, but now Google has just confirmed that the HomeHub is indeed a thing - and not a bunch of fake leaks used to screw with overzealous journalists and bloggers. Read More >>

New Leak Gives Us a Better Look at the Google HomeHub Smart Display

The age of the smart speaker is over. Smart speakers are boring and dull, because you can only use your mouth and ears to interact with them. Now is the age of the smart display, offering all of the same things as a smart speaker, but with some visual and touch aspects thrown in for good measure. Because you can never have too many smart devices in your home. Google has been said to be working on a smart display of its own, tentatively called the HomeHub, and a new leak gives us a better look at what it has to offer. Read More >>

Facebook Reportedly Plans to Sell Creepy Video Chat Box That Nobody Will Want

Cheddar is reporting that Facebook will soon release a video-chat device that will sit in your home and scan and recognise the face of anyone who passes by. Read More >>

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Amazon and Google’s Dumb Fight About YouTube Videos Makes More Sense Now 

The slap fight between Google and Amazon, in which the two corporations fought over whether the Amazon Show could display YouTube videos, just started to make a whole lot more sense. Google is pushing a whole range of Show-like devices out through Lenovo, Sony, LG, and JBL. They’ll all have YouTube baked right in. Read More >>

Samsung’s Smart Motorcycle Windscreen Is Super Simple and That’s Great

When it comes to smart new features, car drivers get most of the fun. But a new concept from Samsung and Yamaha promises a simple smart windscreem for motorcyclists which could help them stay safe on the roads. Read More >>