I attend CES in Las Vegas with many misgivings, though it's something I've been doing for almost 20 years. Here's a visual look back.
Recent Smart Home Stories
In 2017, we moved to Pennsylvania and underwent what I think of as Phase 1 of our smart home makeover. For 2018, I have bigger plans.
Roku is launching a new licensing program that allows third-party hardware makers build smart soundbars, speakers, and other home entertainment products using the company's software and upcoming smart assistant.
Microsoft's high volume, low-cost strategy was the winner in the PC market. But will it work with smart speakers too?
It's a new year and many are resolving to lose weight, exercise more, or drink less. But let's also resolve to get our digital lives in order too.
I often complain about Microsoft's aversion to hard numbers. Well, Amazon is even worse.
Amazon Prime: Come for the free shipping, but stay for the ever-expanding list of digital perks.
Sorry for the seemingly cheap headline, but it's not my fault. This topic creates a unique challenge for its author.
Happy holidays and thank you, as always, to those who wrote in with questions.
Google Home Max is a gigantic smart speaker that offers Google Assistant and Chromecast capabilities.
2017 was another epic year for Microsoft. Here are my picks for the top 10 Microsoft stories of 2017.
I am probably one of Amazon's best customers, but I don't really take advantage of their consumer tech products and services.
I've chosen Chromecast as my whole-home audio solution, so I was very interested in testing Google Home Max.
Tracking can be desirable and explicitly enabled or it can be creepy and automatic, something that happens silently in the background.