This gadget makes it cheap and easy to add Alexa to your car

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Adding Alexa to your car has never been so cheap. The Muse looks like any number of car gadgets — it's a disc about the size of an Oreo cookie that sticks to your dashboard and connects to a USB port or lighter socket. It contains a microphone and it connects to your phone via … [Read more...]

Why it’s hard to get an iPhone on a budget wireless carrier

Got a smartphone? Then you must also have a wireless plan, and if you live in the U.S., chances are it's with one of the big four — Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, or Sprint. However, there are a bunch of other carriers you may have seen around, carriers with names like Cricket, Jolt, metroPCS, and Virgin. These are MVNOs, or mobile virtual network operators, and they exist by leasing spectrum from the major carriers. They're also often a better … [Read more...]

Comcast designed a Wi-Fi router that you won’t be ashamed to show off

Hear the words "Wi-Fi router," and you usually think of that vertical slab decorated with ports and blinking lights, or a horizontal slab sprouting multiple antennas that resembles some kind monstrous alien bug. In short, Wi-Fi routers are uglyComcast is looking to change that with its xFi Advanced Gateway, which trades the slabs for a sleek, slanted mini tower. Instead of blinking lights, there's a single continuous blue LED. And don't let its … [Read more...]