My favorite hidden Google Assistant trick

From CNET. Routines for Google Assistant let you control multiple smart home gadgets at once, get info about your calendar or the weather, play music or podcasts, and more. These versatile grouped commands are fully customizable and can be programmed to give custom responses as well. We dive into the routines feature and take a…

All the BEST smart displays

From CNET. There are four contenders: the Amazon Echo Show 8, JBL Link View, Google Nest Hub Max and Google Nest Hub. Only one can be the best. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram:…

Sony Xperia 1 II review

From CNET. The Sony Xperia 1 II is aimed at creative types, especially people who are into photography and videography. Its most compelling feature is that it can be controlled and operated like a camera. The phone’s Cinema Pro app offers manual control over ISO, shutter angle and focus. The Xperia’s Photo Pro app essentially…

A handheld retro console that uses mini cartridges!

From CNET. From Blaze Entertainment comes the Evercade portable retro gaming console that runs on– wait for it– little cartridges. But after a week of playing around with it, the Evercade is a reliable, solidly-built throwback device that feels great, won’t break the bank and certainly scratches the nostalgic itch by celebrating some of the…

Tom Cruise’s SpaceX movie won’t look anything like a blockbuster

From CNET. Tom Cruise is set to shoot a movie in space, but he won’t be the first. So what does a blockbuster in space look like? Well, don’t expect any explosions for a start… Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us…

How a touchscreen controls SpaceX’s new spacecraft

From CNET. When SpaceX and NASA send their first crewed commercial flight to the International Space Station, the astronauts on board will barely have to lift a finger. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram:…

Watch SpaceX dock with the ISS and open the hatch live

From CNET. NASA and SpaceX will make history Thursday morning delivering astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station. Join CNET’s Claire Reilly, Eric Mack, Stephen Beacham and Bryan Van Gelder for the live play-by-play starting Thursday, May 28 at 8 a.m. PT. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the…

Google Chrome’s best new features

From CNET. Google updated its venerable browser, and it has a lot of new tricks that should make it a pleasure to use. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm

What Unreal Engine 5 REALLY means for PlayStation 5

From CNET. What’s really going on with that Unreal Engine 5 reveal? Jeff Bakalar breaks down which gaming news you should be paying attention to, including rumors and everything there is to know about the upcoming next-generation consoles. This week it’s the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 remaster, a new Paper Mario game,…

Everything we know about the mysterious US Air Force space plane

From CNET. The X-37B just launched on its sixth classified mission to space for the US Air Force. We run down what details we do know about the experiments it will be running. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter:…

Watch us build a PC for beginners, live!

From CNET. Watch as we build a basic PC for beginners using AMD’s new 3300x CPU. All the components cost less than $600 total. We’ll build the PC live, then install Windows 10. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter:…

Ultimate Macbook Comparison: Air VS 13 inch VS 16 inch

From CNET. We pit all three current MacBooks against each other in a battle of the aluminum titans! Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm

Galaxy A51 review: A worthy $400 Android phone

From CNET. The A51 features a 6.5-inch display, four rear cameras and an octa-core processor — all for $400. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm

Watch these modular robots transform into a chair

From CNET. Roombots are modular robots made by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) that can self-assemble to make, move and enhance furniture. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm

First prototype of Boeing’s Loyal Wingman drone

From CNET. Boeing Australia has delivered the first of three prototype advanced combat drones to the Royal Australian Air Force. The unmanned aircraft, nicknamed Loyal Wingman, can fly alongside piloted fighters or on solo missions. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us…

Apple Watch Series 6: The most exciting rumors

From CNET. Reports are coming in left and right about Apple’s next wearable. It looks like it’ll get some superpowers when it comes to monitoring your health. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: 3 months later

From CNET. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip isn’t the perfect phone or the most powerful phone. It doesn’t have the best cameras or battery life. It costs $1,380. And yet its foldable fun has won me over. I’ve been using it for three months and here’s everything you need to know, from durability and the…

August Wi-Fi Smart Lock review: The best lock gets better

From CNET. August’s new lock features a couple of important changes: built-in Wi-Fi and a much smaller body. We’ve liked August’s previous offerings, and this is the best one yet. The August Wi-Fi Smart Lock proves itself as the best retrofit smart lock and wins CNET’s Editors’ Choice award. The $250 lock is expensive, but…

iPhone 12: Everything we know

From CNET. Here’s a roundup of the most feasible rumors about Apple’s next iPhone, including its design, price and launch date. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm

ULTIMATE Streaming Tier List: 100+ Services fully ranked

From CNET. The US has over 100 streaming services, and we took the time to rank them all in a single massive tier list. Who landed in S Tier: was it HBO? Disney? Amazon? Netflix? All of the above? CNET’s giving away a $1,000 streaming bundle (Open to the US and Puerto Rico only). Enter…

Why we like the unexpected Surface Go 2

From CNET. Microsoft’s mini Surface returns with a bigger screen and more power. The keyboard and Surface Pen are still not included (and oddly, it runs "Windows 10 in S Mode") but the tablet is still a welcome addition to Microsoft’s Surface lineup in 2020. You can buy Microsoft Surface Go 2 here… Microsoft: https://bit.ly/3fSuGzw…

iPhone SE (2020) vs. iPhone 11 Pro

From CNET. The new iPhone SE starts at $399 and has similar features and internals to Apple’s flagship phone, the iPhone 11 Pro. Let’s see how the budget iPhone compares to the most expensive iPhone by looking at performance, camera quality, battery life and overall design. Find out what difference $600 really makes. iPhone SE…

Here’s why Lenovo’s little Duet Chromebook 2-in-1 is a big deal

From CNET. Lenovo and Google put together an inexpensive 10-inch Chrome device that’s part mini-laptop and part Android tablet. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm

Trying my favorite camera tricks on the iPhone SE

From CNET. I’m stuck at home struggling to feel creative and just got Apple’s new iPhone SE. So I decided to scour the internet for the best low-budget, DIY, cinematic camera tricks to do at home. I’ll walk you through my favorites. Also, you can probably use just about any phone. Swiffer camera rotation (aka…

Ditch Zoom for these video chat apps

From CNET. Zoom is still the most popular video calling services out there right now, but with Google Meet now being free, Facetime’s ease of use, and Skype’s many Zoom like features, Zoom has some competition. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow…