For me, the name Sony will always conjure up the image of a Trinitron television. There was one in my parents’ living room while I was growing up, and when I got my own seat the first thing I bought was the biggest WEGA model I could afford, which was led to write for Engadget.
Sony celebrated its 75th anniversary this week, after Spring Day 1946 when Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita founded “Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo”, the company that would later become Sony. To mark the occasion, we have put together a series of articles about our experiences with some of its most interesting and unusual products.
– Richard Lawler
Level’s smart locks will also soon be connected to Amazon’s network.
Finding tracking beacons is about to get easier, as they will work with Amazon’s device network. Keeps low-power, low-bandwidth devices connected even if they are outside of your usual WiFi range. It uses 900 MHz and Bluetooth spectrum, as well as access points such as Echo products and Ring security devices to expand the network. Sidewalk will be enabled by default on all compatible Echo devices starting June 8, but you can.
$ 60 off AirPods Pro and more.
Woot is priced at $ 190 right now, which is $ 60 off their regular price. While not as low as we saw them on Black Friday, it is still one of the best prices we’ve seen. If you are not comfortable with it, you can buy the AirPods Pro from Amazon. Additionally, there are still May 4 deals, like those from Williams Sonoma, a trio of which are reduced to $ 60 each.
Amazon’s latest device sale drops the price of the Echo Show 5 to $ 50 and the Kindle Paperwhite to $ 95. Plus, there are still some Mother’s Day sales you can take advantage of, like the one from Fitbit which is handing out nearly all of its wearable devices.
What is Facebook’s supervisory board for?
This week, to ban Donald Trump … with a few caveats. Cherlynn and Devindra chat with editor Karissa Bell about the long-awaited decision and what it means for the future of Facebook’s “Supreme Court”. They also dive into Peloton’s really, really bad week and Google’s upcoming entertainment updates for Android tablets.
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For my part, I welcome my new Apollo Lords.
Verizon is to sell its Verizon Media unit – including Engadget – to investment firm Apollo Global Management for $ 5 billion. Through the deal, Verizon Media, formerly called Oath, formerly called AOL, will once again be renamed as … Yahoo.
It will not only include media sites and brands like us, but also major Yahoo properties such as Mail, Finance, and Sport, with the ad technology assets of Verizon Media also included. The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2021.
But wait, there is more …