Pandora's first ever direct deal with labels marks a new age for artist relations at the No. 1 streaming-music service and may usher Pandora into a world of long-term opportunity.
Logitech's Harmony Ultimate and Smart Control universal remotes will gain Sonos control via a firmware update, as well as voice search for streaming-media boxes, PCs, and Macs.
The cloud storage company wants to power the editing and collaboration behind all software, starting with integration within Microsoft Office applications.
The new entry-level universal remote can control eight devices and supports online programming like more expensive Harmony remotes.
The new $150 universal remote system swaps a standard clicker for a full-size keyboard, letting you type directly into devices like the Apple TV, Xbox One, PS3, Mac/PC computers, and Roku boxes.
In addition to commanding your home theater, Logitech's updated Harmony Ultimate Home and Home Control remotes can now interface with lots of connected-home devices thanks to a slick software overhaul.
The Logitech Harmony Smart Control combines RF functionality and smartphone control in an affordable universal-remote package, but the complexity of the initial setup will burden some buyers.
Despite its high price and a handful of drawbacks, the Logitech Harmony Ultimate is an impressive, feature-rich universal remote that's well worth the investment, particularly if you have a lot of components in your system.
The "YouTube for audio" is the latest streaming-music site to tout new ways artists can commercialize. Of course, for its 175 million monthly listeners, that means commercials.
At last, a nice cup of tea and the iPhone can co-exist in harmony. The KettleCharge works at home or while camping.