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Project CHIP Rebrands as Matter - New Amazon Echos, Google vs Roku, Amazon Sidewalk IoT network launches Smart Tech Today (Audio)

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New Amazon Echos, Google vs Roku, Amazon Sidewalk IoT network launches

On this episode of Smart Tech Today with Matthew Cassinelli and Rosemary Orchard (filling in for Mikah Sargent):

Project CHIP and ZigBee Alliance rebrands as Matter and Connectivity Standards Alliance (respectively)
Samsung SmartThings now available on Windows 10
Spotify's $80 Car Thing
Sony releases a more powerful wearable AC
Roku's new Express 4K+ offers streaming for $40
Meet the real Alexa: voice actor reportedly responsible for Amazon's AI assistant revealed
Amazon lights up Sidewalk, its wireless IoT network
Stop pretending Apple and Amazon's Bluetooth networks can't be abused
Amazon introduces upgraded Echo Show 8, Echo Show 5, and the all-new Echo Show 5 Kids
Google goes nuclear against Roku by adding YouTube TV to the main YouTube app
Google adds Entertainment Space to Android tablets
Family Broadcast feature comes to Google Assistant
Google Assistant will sing you a song about getting vaccinated
iOS 14.6 lets you use an email address to put AirTag and other items into Lost Mode
How to pair a PS5 DualSense and Xbox Series X Controller with iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV
Apple's HomePod now lets Siri handle Deezer music requests
HomePod still available for purchase two months after being discontinued


Project of the Week:

Combining an Apple TV remote and an AirTag with a 3D-printed case


Picks of the Week:

Matthew: Eve Weather: https://amzn.to/3tNX6QK
Rosemary: Home Assistant home-assistant.io
Rosemary: iTead Zigbee CC2531 USB Dongle
Rosemary: Aeotec Z-Stick Gen5+ https://amzn.to/3tIJOF5

Hosts: Matthew Cassinelli and Rosemary Orchard

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Sponsor:
Audible.com/stt or text stt to 500-500

New Amazon Echos, Google vs Roku, Amazon Sidewalk IoT network launches

On this episode of Smart Tech Today with Matthew Cassinelli and Rosemary Orchard (filling in for Mikah Sargent):

Project CHIP and ZigBee Alliance rebrands as Matter and Connectivity Standards Alliance (respectively)
Samsung SmartThings now available on Windows 10
Spotify's $80 Car Thing
Sony releases a more powerful wearable AC
Roku's new Express 4K+ offers streaming for $40
Meet the real Alexa: voice actor reportedly responsible for Amazon's AI assistant revealed
Amazon lights up Sidewalk, its wireless IoT network
Stop pretending Apple and Amazon's Bluetooth networks can't be abused
Amazon introduces upgraded Echo Show 8, Echo Show 5, and the all-new Echo Show 5 Kids
Google goes nuclear against Roku by adding YouTube TV to the main YouTube app
Google adds Entertainment Space to Android tablets
Family Broadcast feature comes to Google Assistant
Google Assistant will sing you a song about getting vaccinated
iOS 14.6 lets you use an email address to put AirTag and other items into Lost Mode
How to pair a PS5 DualSense and Xbox Series X Controller with iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV
Apple's HomePod now lets Siri handle Deezer music requests
HomePod still available for purchase two months after being discontinued


Project of the Week:

Combining an Apple TV remote and an AirTag with a 3D-printed case


Picks of the Week:

Matthew: Eve Weather: https://amzn.to/3tNX6QK
Rosemary: Home Assistant home-assistant.io
Rosemary: iTead Zigbee CC2531 USB Dongle
Rosemary: Aeotec Z-Stick Gen5+ https://amzn.to/3tIJOF5

Hosts: Matthew Cassinelli and Rosemary Orchard

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/smart-tech-today

Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/smart-tech-today/episodes/78

Sponsor:
Audible.com/stt or text stt to 500-500

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