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Pandora lets free users sample its on-demand service

Pandora lets free users sample its on-demand service

While it sounds like an obvious move to entice the free Pandora users (or are using the $5 Pandora Plus ad-free experience) to shell out $9.99 a month, chief product officer Chris Phillips told Engadget that "both tiers are critical to Pandora; we want to grow both".



Samsung Bixby Enabled Smart Speakers To Launch in First Half of 2018

Bixby is good at following commands in sequence but we want something like Google Assistant in a Smart Speaker which can answer our questions in a more natural way. Amazon makes money when people buy from its online store via Alexa on Echo gadgets. That's dwarfed by the smartphone business. Samsung teased a Bixby-running speaker back in July, but that was just before the voice assistant's troubled launch.


Huawei Enjoy 7S launch rumors: Everything you want to know

Huawei Enjoy 7S launch rumors: Everything you want to know

On the camera front, we can expect a combination of a 13-megapixel primary and 2-megapixel secondary sensors. The device will be powered by Huawei's HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor and is expected to have 3 GB and 4 GB RAM variants with 32 GB and 64 GB internal storage respectively.


Apple Announces Acquisition of Shazam

Apple Announces Acquisition of Shazam

But behind the nifty song-detecting technology lies something that could explain why Apple is buying Shazam for a reported sum of $400 million - its treasure trove of data. It is unclear whether Shazam will continue to exist as a standalone app once the acquisition is complete, or whether the app will be absorbed into Apple Music.



IMac Pro Now Available, Highest Spec Costs Over $13K

Perhaps the biggest feature of note with the update to Final Cut Pro X is the addition of 360-degree VR video editing. If the nomenclature sounds at all familiar, you might recall that Apple first introduced a T-series chip past year when it rolled out the MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar and support for Touch ID.