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Vizio Alexa control goes live for 4K TVs

Vizio TVs are learning to play nicely with Amazon Alexa, with a new skill for the virtual assistant that enables voice control of select sets. The Vizio SmartCast skill for Amazon Alexa can, when enabled on an Echo speaker or other device that supports the assistant, remotely turn the TV on and off by voice, …

Thomas Middleditch Was Really Popular in High School, If You Can Believe It

In Early Works, we talk to artists young and old about the jobs and life experiences that led them to their current moment. Today, it’s actor and comedian Thomas Middleditch, who stars in the just-released romantic dramedy Entanglement. (You’ve seen him in Silicon Valley too, obviously—as well as those ubiquitous Verizon commercials.) This probably isn’t …