For those who find shopping too burdensome, Amazon is rolling out a Dash Button that nearly automates the whole process.
I signed up for a trial subscription to Tidal last week, and decided to stay with the service after a few days of streaming to my desktop speakers and to my Sonos system (Spotify on Sonos sucks). I don't consider myself an audiophile--I don't even own a turntable--but I am passionate about audio quality, and Tidal streams in the same format that I use to rip the CDs that I purchase.
In an analysis of job advertisements posted on its website, Randstad said soft skills or emotional intelligence, such as being self-aware and having the social skills to interact well and empathise with others, are just as important for employers.
This Chromebook costs just $149. The Hisense Chromebook, that is, announced Tuesday morning and available immediately via Walmart.com. This model and the Haier Chromebook also announced today set a new standard for affordable computers compared to Windows and Mac PCs.
On Tuesday, Google announced the $249 Asus Chromebook Flip. As the first mainstream Chrome device to offer a 360-degree hinge, the Flip can function as a tablet as well as a laptop. (Lenovo was first to offer a Chrome OS convertible with its ThinkPad Yoga 11e last year, but that model was meant primarily for education, and was chunkier and pricier that most people would like.)
If you begin to see a deluge of pure Android apps suddenly appear in the Chrome Web Store for Chromebooks, there's a reason: Google has gone mainstream with Android Runtime for Chrome (ARC), the company's bid to lure uber-apps like VLC to the Chrome OS platform.
After a steady two-year drizzle of Chromebook releases, Google and its partners are preparing a flood of new hardware to sway consumers away from cheap Windows laptops. Chromebooks from HiSense and Haier go on sale today at $149 each, followed by an Asus convertible in the coming months.
Uber disrupted taxis. Airbnb disrupted hotels. Now Laundrapp wants to disrupt laundry.
Asus is taking orders for the latest version of its Transformer Book Chi laptops, which can convert into tablet mode with detachable keyboards.