Sonos wants to integrate voice assistants into its speaker lineup

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Sonos was previously the king of a pretty uncontested market. They made premium WiFi speaker systems that were a little more efficient than Bluetooth speakers, and they made their equipment compatible with as many things as possible. So far that’s been a pretty successful strategy, but with the rise of other “smart” speakers like Alexa, Google Home, and whatever else we see in 2017, that space is about to get much more crowded.

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AT&T boosts LTE capacity by 400% in Washington D.C. ahead of Inauguration Day

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In case you’ve forgotten, tomorrow (Jan 20th), is the day that the 45th President of the United States is sworn into office, with the President-elect, Donald Trump, becoming the President for the next 4 years at least. Because so many people are expected to visit Washington D.C. on the big day to witness the occasion, it’s expected that carrier networks in the area will be under strain. With this in mind, AT&T has announced that it has spent 2-years planning planned for the day, with LTE capacity set to be increased by 400% in the area.

Possible screen protectors for Samsung Galaxy S8 leaked in new image

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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is easily one of the most anticipated smartphones for 2017 and the rumors and leaks keep flooding in. The latest comes courtesy of the Twitter user @dfordesign and shows what could very well be tempered glass screen protectors for the Galaxy S8, giving us our best glimpse yet of the possible design.

Join us after the break for the details.

Nokia 6 sells out in one minute during its first flash sale

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After varied success with Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform, Nokia is hoping to start 2017 strong with a new line of Android smartphones including the upcoming Nokia 6. During an initial flash sale on the Chinese e-commerce site JD.com, the Nokia 6 was completely sold out roughly one minute after orders opened. Could this indicate a return of the once leader of mobile phones to its former glory?

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Samsung reveals which phones and tablets will be updated to Nougat in the first half of 2017

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Unless you own a Pixel or one of the last Nexus devices, a question that runs through your head when Google announces a new version of Android is if your device will receive a firmware update, never mind when. Owners of selected Samsung smartphones and tablets can breathe a small sigh of relief thanks to the Korean manufacturer having revealed which of its devices will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat during the first half of 2017.

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