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Echo Dot Kids Edition is on sale for 50% off

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Amazon’s popular smart speaker has gotten a kid-friendly makeover.Image: Amazon By Haley HenschelMashable Deals2019-05-13 16:20:14 UTC Alexa, why should adults get to hog all the fun when it comes to smart speakers? Meet the Echo Dot Kids Edition, a virtual assistant that’s designed for younger ears. You might have seen it featured on Mashable earlier this spring, but since it’s on sale for 50% off once again — its lowest price ever —…

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U.S.-China Trade Talks Stumble on Beijing’s Spending at Home

BEIJING — One year ago, when he began a multibillion-dollar trade war with China that shook the global economy, President Trump demanded that Beijing end lavish government spending aimed at making the country a world power in computer chips, robotics, commercial aircraft and other industries of the future. Today, as the two sides struggle to reach a truce, the Trump administration is finding just how difficult that will be. Trade talks between the United States and China nearly ground to a halt this past week, and a seemingly intractable dispute…

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Jason Fuchs Reveals His Unexpected ‘Saved by the Bell’ Connection

“Extra’s” Renee Bargh sat down with Jason Fuchs at Universal Studios Hollywood, where he promoted his show “The Passage.” Fuchs stars in the FOX series with Mark-Paul Gosselaar, who rose to fame on “Saved by the Bell.” The 33-year-old commented, “I was a ‘Saved by the Bell’ fanatic… I love ‘Saved by the Bell.’” Jason also shared an interesting tidbit about Mark’s “Saved by the Bell” co-star Elizabeth Berkeley. He added, “I live in the same building as Elizabeth Berkeley, so I basically go to Bayside [High School].” Source link

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90s-Themed Plaid Sneakers : K-Swiss x Clueless

The K-Swiss x Clueless Styles Pay Tribute to a Cher Horowitz Outfit From neon and tie-dye to fanny packs, 90s nostalgia is in full swing once again in the world of fashion and a limited-edition K-Swiss x Clueless collaboration is giving Millennials even more to fondly look back on. K-Swiss is introducing two new sneaker styles that pay homage to Cher Horowitz’s iconic brightly colored tartan outfit. While one of the K-Swiss x Clueless styles is a white sneaker with a subtle touch of plaid at the back, the other…

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Bio-Sensing Contactless Sleep Tracking : Sleeptracker

The Sleeptracker Non-Invasively Understands Sleep Patterns The Sleeptracker provides effective insights that accurately depict sleep analysis data through a plethora of joint technological processes. It features over 125 different patents that utilize artificial intelligence, health, sleep science, machine learning, cognitive behavioral understanding, and more. Notably, it also measured over 150 million nights of sleep through several machine learning and artificial intelligence methods for over ten years. The system revolutionizes sleep understanding and works directly with users’ bedding, placed beneath the mattress. It is also functional with Amazon Alexa to receive…

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Where Is Storm’s End on Game of Thrones?

While character after character falls on Game of Thrones, a few are actually rising up in the world. Perhaps no one’s rise has been as surprising — to viewers and to the character himself — as Gendry’s. The blacksmith has gone from a bastard boy alone in the world to the last living son of a king. And now, in the wake of his heroism at the Battle of Winterfell and the reveal of his lineage to everyone, he’s a nobleman. Following the battle, Daenerys legitimizes Gendry and gives him…

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Nothing Lasts Forever In Fortnite

Fortnite Battle Royale’s season nine has transformed the game’s world once again, with a futuristic Tilted Towers and trippy, robotic character outfits. It’s also brought balance changes, including the curious decision to retire one of the game’s oldest weapons. The pump shotgun is going in the vault, and it’s a reminder that nothing really lasts in Fortnite. The pump shotgun was vaulted, or removed from the game, with a handful of other items, such as balloons and the scoped revolver. The pump shotgun has been in the game since launch,…

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Automatic Transmissions for Bicycles | Interesting Thing of the Day

When I first learned to drive, I learned on a car with a manual transmission. It never seemed especially difficult because that was what I got used to. In fact, the first time I had to drive an automatic, I remember being very confused. What was I supposed to do with my left foot? Do I not have to shift at all? And if it’s automatic, then what’s with all these different choices on the gearshift lever? I quickly got the idea, of course, but still preferred the increased control…

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Cybersecurity Scholars: Protecting US Electrical Grids Is Costly to Consumers

Protecting America’s electricity grid will cost tens of billions of dollars and most likely fall to consumers according to grid cybersecurity scholars, Defense One reports. Russians have already hacked into the U.S. power grids and the Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies since 2014 have been warning against cyberthreats to the utility system. But there is no way to protect the grids, as regulations at the state and federal level make it difficult for utilities and regulators to get anything done. “Most electricity utilities are highly regulated by the government,…

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