Spotify revamps in-app concert discovery with new Live Events Feed – TechCrunch

Spotify is introducing a new feature that will allow users to better discover nearby events and concerts. The streaming service today announced it’s replacing its in-app Concert Hub with a new Live Events Feed that will allow you to find favorite artists’ events in your area in a way that’s personalized to your own interests. … Read more

Amazon revamps Fire TV user interface with new home screen, improved navigation and more – TechCrunch

Amazon Fire TV revealed an updated user interface that aims to improve the navigation experience for users. Instead of a text menu item, there will now be an icon-based navigation bar that offers quick access to popular destinations, including “Home,” “Find,” “Live,” and “My Stuff” with icons like a magnifying glass, bookmark, house, and so … Read more

Apple revamps the lock screen in iOS 16 with interactive widgets and other personalization features – TechCrunch

Apple is giving the iPhone’s lock screen a big makeover in iOS 16. At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, the company introduced its plans for a more personalized lock screen that users can customize with a built-in editor, widgets, a wallpaper gallery, and colorful themes. It’s also introducing a new feature called Live Activities that will … Read more

Garmin revamps Forerunner lineup with racing features and solar power

Just in time for Global Running Day, Garmin is introducing two new running watches to its Forerunner lineup: the $349.99 Forerunner 255 and the $499.99 Forerunner 955. Both GPS watches sport multi-band GPS and new racing features, including a race widget. The Forerunner 955 will also come in a Solar version, which, as the name … Read more

iRobot revamps its robot vacuums’ brains with the launch of iRobot OS

The robots are getting smarter. Two years after releasing iRobot Genius Home Intelligence, an AI-powered platform for its robot vacuums and mops, iRobot has announced its new software platform: iRobot OS. This operating system for its Roomba robot vacuum cleaners will take them to the next level, says Colin Angle CEO of iRobot, providing the … Read more