Alexa’s intercom-like announcements arrive on Sonos One and Beam

One of the more useful features of Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is the ability to create custom recordings and use them as announcements for your entire network of Alexa-enabled connected speakers. Now, Sonos is getting the feature, too: announcements are coming to Sonos One and Sonos Beam. Tell the kids it’s time for dinner or […]

New Fortnite skins arrive in Battle Royale, with more Season 4 content on the way

A new Fortnite skins update has been released to the item shop today, with more coming soon. Epic Games announced the news by posting an image of the Rapscallion Outfit and Jailbird Gear on Twitter. The new skin costs 1,200 V-Bucks to purchase from the item shop, while the Starry Flight art piece glider retails […]

‘Zombieland 2’ Could Arrive in 2019 and Feature the Original Cast

Remember Zombieland? The 2009 horror-comedy featuring Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson and a pretty funny cameo from Bill Murray? A long-rumored sequel may finally be on the way. According to screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, Zombieland 2 is set for a 2019 release, and the original cast will be returning. The original Zombieland feels like a film from […]

US trade delegates arrive in China in bid to negotiate an unlikely trade breakthrough

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters A US trade delegation arrived in China on Thursday for talks on tariffs, with state media saying China will stand up to US bullying if need be and hit back, but it prefers to negotiate.  A breakthrough deal to fundamentally change China’s economic policies is viewed as highly unlikely during the two-day visit, […]

Apple’s Original TV Programming Won’t Arrive Until 2019

It’s been six months since we learned Apple decided to get serious about producing its own television shows, but it’ll be another year before we get to see the fruits of the company’s labor. A new report says Apple’s original TV programming is being targeted for release sometime between March 2019 and summer 2019 – […]

BMW iX3 electric SUV to arrive in 2020

The i4 four-door coupe wasn’t the only BMW electric vehicle confirmed today. As reported by Auto Express, the 2020 BMW iX3 will also be part of BMW’s next-decade “product offensive,” confirming what we already suspected about the brand’s first full-electric SUV. The increasingly electrifying carmaker plans to offer 25 electrified models by 2025. From 2020 […]

Kate Middleton due date revealed: Third baby to arrive on this UK holiday

Kate Middleton, 36, has been given the due date for her third child, according to sources. The Duchess of Cambridge is already a mother-of-two to Prince George, four, and Princess Charlotte, two. But that is set to change imminently, an the baby may well be born on a very special day. Sources have said the […]

Cyberdyne’s therapeutic cyborg legs arrive in the US

While we’re still a ways away from a proper Aliens-esque Power Loader, our enhanced exo-suit future is already upon us. The HAL (that’s Hybrid Assistive Limb, not the murderous space AI) from medical device manufacturer, Cyberdyne Inc., has already been leveraged for a number of rehabilitative procedures since being released in Japan in 2011. Cyberdyne […]

Volkwagen’s I.D. Crozz: The One We’ve Seen Will Not Be the First to Arrive

– Volkswagen plans to kick off its much ballyhooed electrification strategy in the United States with the I.D. Crozz, the brand’s first dedicated EV. Now we’ve recently learned that the model will come in two body styles, and the version previewed by the concept car (pictured above) will not be the first one to arrive. […]