Your smartphone is likely become your primary device for playing your music collection and discovering new songs and artists.

Andy Warhol famously said, “The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting.” I couldn’t disagree more, at least when it comes to Amazon Prime Day (a.k.a. “Black Friday in July”).

Amazon’s new Echo Show device, the first in the Echo product lineup to give Alexa a “face,” is now available.

There’s an interesting debate shaping up over whether consumers want to use one virtual assistant like Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri or Google Assistant across all their devices, or have access to multiple virtual helpers.

As consumer technology products evolve, developers typically strive to produce devices that are powerful, more capable and smaller than previous-gen products.

There’s nothing wrong with getting Dad something from the standard Father’s Day lineup of gifts, such as a tie, a new power or lawn tool, or a box of golf balls. He can use those things at least once or twice a week.

You can cue up Alice Cooper’s classic song “School’s Out for Summer.” The calendar has flipped to June, which means children and teen-agers will soon be starting their summer vacations.

Why do a majority of consumers prefer their A.I. assistants to speak in a female voice? That’s one finding of a new survey on how consumers use virtual assistants on their phones and home connected devices.

I don’t want our blog to become a platform for political discourse, I’ll leave that to Facebook, Twitter and the talking heads on cable TV news.