Apple, Amazon, Google and Zigbee Alliance Partner to Establish Smart Home Device Open Standard

Apple announced today that it is working with Amazon, Google and the Zigbee Alliance to form a working group that will establish open standards for smart home devices. The group “plans to develop and promote the adoption of a new,…

Echo Becomes the First Non-Apple Device to Support Apple Podcasts

Starting Friday, Amazon Echo has become the first device aside from Apple’s HomePod to offer full support for Apple Podcasts. Prior to this announcement, the only way to play Podcasts on an Echo was to AirPlay them from another Apple…