The young lady and her family are in need of some things for her room including a twin-size bed, bedding (sheets and pillowcases), a dresser, a nightstand, a lamp (or two), a desk, clothes hangers, an alarm clock, curtains, and a radio or CD player ...
June 22, 2015
Hands On With Amazon's Echo Speaker: Hey, This Thing Is Remarkably Smart
But beyond that—and presumably a few other Easter eggs I have yet to uncover—Alexa's vocabulary is limited to the Echo's relatively narrow scope of functionality: playing music and podcasts, setting alarms, reciting a weather forecast, querying the ...
June 25, 2015
Asheville music club scene this week
French Broad Brewery: Alarm Clock Conspiracy, 6-8 p.m., 101-D Fairview Road, Asheville, 828-277-0222. Good Stuff: Mermaids in Marshall downtown festival Isis Restaurant & Music Hall: Wisewater, 7 p.m., $8; Tellico CD release celebration, 8:30 p.m ...
June 4, 2015
WWDC 2015: El Capitan, iOS 9, Apple Music, Everything Apple Announced
Nightstand mode - finally the chance to turn the Apple Watch into an alarm clock. Access the complete Apple music library and stream it on demand (including the music you already have ripped from cd's or downloaded from iTunes). Receive Listen ...
June 9, 2015
Do it, Rockapella: A Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? contestant looks ...
While the public sees the end product on TVs, movie screens, paper, or radio dials, they don't see what it took to get there. In Expert Witness . GG: Yeah! I won a portable CD player, which was awesome, because we didn't have a CD payer, let alone a ...
May 27, 2015
The Man Who Broke the Music Business
It ran shifts around the clock, every day of the year. . Universal rolled out its albums with heavy promotion and expensive marketing blitzes: videos, radio spots, television campaigns, and appearances on late-night TV. . Emergency exits set off ...
April 20, 2015
Sound Advice: If you want a CD player with your table radio
They often have clock radios with CD capabilities from well-known brand names (as well as some obscure brand names.) For example, I just checked their website and they had a Sylvania CD Micro Stereo System with CD player, AM/FM radio, alarm clock, ...
April 12, 2014
A disabled adult with no income in the Missoula area needs a free window air conditioner. Please contact Amelia Zepnick at the Western Montana Mental Health Center, 532-9700, if you are able to help. A mother and her three children, all of whom have mental health illnesses and developmental disabilities, are in need of assistance with home repairs. A disabled woman on a fixed income has had her electricity cut off as she was not able to pay for her last few bills. She needs $634. 15. This covers the bill as well as a deposit she needs to pay to have her electricity turned back on. If anyone can help out in any way, call 493-2250. If is greatly appreciated. This is his last opportunity to visit his close friend and he is in need of gas cards and/or hotel gift certificates to assist his family of four in taking this journey. Please contact Emily at 327-4593, if you are able to donate. A 16-year-old girl involved in the foster care system is moving back to Missoula to live with her extended family for the first time in many years. The young lady and her family are in need of some things for her room including a twin-size bed, bedding (sheets and pillowcases), a dresser, a nightstand, a lamp (or two), a desk, clothes hangers, an alarm clock, curtains, and a radio or CD player.
For a moment, it almost seemed like Alexa was getting frustrated with me. To be fair, I just unpacked this artificially intelligent robo-speaker this morning and already I'm throwing it curve balls. Amazon already showed off most of what the Echo—the new voice-controlled Bluetooth speaker in which the "Alexa" voice assistant lives—is capable of. So I'm testing out its artificial intelligence the best way my mushy human brain knows how: by... Then again, a product like the Echo is about so much more than the futuristic wow factor of A. I. For the average consumer, things like user-experience design, ease of use, and sound quality matter most. A Speaker With An Invisible Interface So how intelligent is this speaker. Like Siri, the Echo's Alexa has advice on where I could hide a dead body. But beyond that—and presumably a few other Easter eggs I have yet to uncover—Alexa's vocabulary is limited to the Echo's relatively narrow scope of functionality: playing music and podcasts, setting alarms, reciting a weather forecast, querying... But the promise of a product like the Echo goes beyond what it does out of the box: As developers start digging into its SDK, this thing is set to get a lot smarter and more useful.
] Android M, Android Pay, Project Brillo and the Internet of Things , Google Now on Tap, Jump and the virtual reality : all the announcements looked like a direct challenge to Apple, and there was no doubt that people at Cupertino would steadily... Two hours of low-key - yet solid - changes and evolutions to Apple's products, from the new versions of OS X and iOS to the update of Siri and Watch software. Nonetheless, we have the feeling that both Apple and Google have just warmed up the engine with skirmish keynotes to prepare for the real war. If you didn’t sit through the keynote and missed the announcements, here’s a recap of the highlights of the annual WWDC conference for software developers. the new release is more about tweaking the actual experience and improving behind-the-scenes performance. The new OS X will use ' San Francisco ' as default font, the same developed for the Apple Watch to improve small text readability. You will have the ability to snap windows or split the screen with two windows. Safari will try to challenge Chrome and Firefox with minor improvements (i. e. the ability to mute individual tabs).
Apple Music first look: visually appealing with creative playlists
Sonos sent emails to owners of its streaming music players warning them that ... The live Beats 1 radio station is part of Apple's strategy. It will broadcast Beats 1 globally around the clock, hosted by prominent DJs in Los Angeles, New York and London.
June 30, 2015
Amazon Directs $100 Million to Develop Alexa Voice Technology
In addition, Amazon has opened its free Alexa Voice Service (AVS) to third-party hardware makers to integrate into their devices, enabling, for example a manufacturer to turn a Wi-Fi alarm clock into a voice-actuated Alexa-enabled clock radio.
June 30, 2015
2 alarm clock models make the end of a dream a little more pleasant
The Soundfreaq Sound Rise Wireless Speaker and Alarm Clock ... an FM radio and six programmable radio favorites. It has a nice sleep mode and, unlike the C1Pro, it can wake you using your smartphone, provided you're using a compatible music player and ...
June 21, 2015
McCarron rolling in with spring Tide
Jones may exude more of “It,” than anyone on his team and he shedded plenty of “It,” during the spring practices that ended Thursday with him as one of the top defensive players ... In fact, Bengals radio analyst Dave Lapham says he manipulates ...
June 17, 2015
New $10,000 Vespa 946 Inspired by Alarm Clock
Nov. 20 (Blomberg) -- Motorcycle-maker Piaggio just released its priciest Vespa yet. The Italian-made scooter goes for a cool $10,000. Bloomberg's Matt Miller sat down with the man who designed it. (Source: Bloomberg)
June 25, 2015
The Early Edition
Canadian citizenship is now harder to get and easier to lose, according to the BC Civil Liberties Association. We speak with executive director Josh Paterson. It's been nearly a year since the Mount Polley mine spilled billions of litres of toxic waste ...
Prince William sleepy? Charlotte is daddy's little alarm clock working overtime
William chatted with the players in the locker room and he was a hit with them because he was so attentive. While he has sleepless nights at home due to Charlotte and he’s getting his fair share of exercise trying to keep up with George, he still somehow ...
May 19, 2015