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Sonos One review: A better sounding smart speaker

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Sonos is finally girding itself for the smart speaker wars. With Amazon’s Echo line of speakers proving a surprise hit and the usage of digital assistants growing generally, wireless speaker pioneer Sonos has launched its first voice-enabled speaker,  929 more words

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Road to Language Learning Success Part 1 - Planning your journey

Over recent months I have spent a lot of time honing my goal setting craft to boost my learning. This three part series will share my tips and tricks so you can do the same, while avoiding the pitfalls I found along the way. 1,594 more words

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The canaries in a coal mine

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I’ve seen startups come and go over the years and I was particularly interested to see what happened to August Home today. The company originally tapped Yves Behar to make a better smart lock, one that would meld with the sensitivities of a certain kind of smart home stylist with the high-concept, high-tech design of the Nest thermostat. 507 more words

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Amazon’s original Echo gets a much-needed upgrade

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With a good software-driven product, the hardware is almost inconsequential. After the unboxing and the setup, it just sort of fades into the scenery. 1,443 more words

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10 Problems Only Smart People Have

(Source: www.inc.com)

Offer pretty much anyone in the world a pill that would instantly raise their IQ, and most people would happily gobble it down. 1,003 more words

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