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Ultimate Ears BLAST & MEGABLAST Alexa-Powered Speakers Announced

10/20/2017, If there is one reason Amazon’s Alexa has made so much headway compared to the competition from the likes of Apple or Google, it is because pretty much right from the start, Amazon made Alexa open to third-party developers and manufacturers, thus...

‘Find My Phone’ Command Now Works With Google Home

10/08/2017, How often have you yelled out at your mom, dad, partner, housemate, friend, or co-worker asking them if they might have seen your phone, only to be told that they don’t know? The good news is that you can now do the same with Google Home and hopefully...

Mattel Cancels Their AI-Powered Speakers Over Privacy Concerns

10/06/2017, With companies like Amazon showing that there is a demand for smart speakers, it did not come as a surprise to see other companies follow suit. In fact earlier this year Mattel announced that they would be launching a smart speaker of their own aimed at...

Google Home Can Now Be Assigned To Specific Rooms

10/04/2017, One of the weird quirks about the Google Home device is that when you try and connect it to your Home app on Android, you couldn’t assign them to rooms. You could assign other devices to individual rooms, like the bedroom, kitchen, living room, and...

Google Home ‘Night Mode’ Currently Being Tested

10/03/2017, It used to be back in the day that users would have to manually choose from various profiles on their phones, like if you were in a meeting you would set it to meeting mode where it would remain silent, or if you’re outside you would set it to outdoors...

New Amazon Echo, Echo Plus Speakers Announced

09/27/2017, It was reported that Amazon would be holding a surprise press event today in which new devices would be announced. One of the new devices that we saw was the Amazon Echo Spot which seems to combine the Echo Dot and the Echo Show into a small speaker...

Amazon Echo Spot Speaker Announced

09/27/2017, When Amazon launched their series of Echo speakers, they were essentially just speakers with the main selling point being that Alexa, Amazon’s digital assistant, has been baked into it. However Amazon then introduced the larger Echo Show which featured...

Bose’s SoundWear Are Speakers You Can Wear Around Your Neck

09/25/2017, Bose recently took the wraps off a bunch of new headphones, but in case you’re not really in the market for headphones and wanted a set of speakers, you’re in luck because Bose has recently announced the SoundWear Companion speaker, which as you can...

Google’s FCC Filing Hints At Upcoming Google Home Mini

09/20/2017, Just the other day we reported that thanks to a huge leak shared by Droid-Life, it seemed that Google has quite a few product announcements they will be making in the coming weeks. One of those leaks revealed that Google has a new Google Home speaker in...

Google Home Mini Leaked, Rumored To Cost $49

09/19/2017, The Google Home was Google’s first foray into smart speakers where it seemed that they were looking to compete with the likes of the Amazon Echo lineup of devices. However unlike the Echo series of devices, Google Home was only offered in one size and...

Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker Announced

09/07/2017, Bluetooth speakers come in varying shapes and sizes, but if you’re after something small and compact that you can chuck easily into a backpack and bring with you on the go, then Bose has you covered as the company has recently announced the Bose...

Sony Unveils Smart Speaker Powered By Google Assistant

09/01/2017, #IFA2017 – With smart speakers starting to become more mainstream, thanks to companies like Amazon and Google, it isn’t really that surprising to see more companies hop on board the bandwagon. Now Sony has been known for creating some pretty...

Marshall Upgrades Its Wireless Speakers With Multi-Room Audio

09/01/2017, #IFA2017 – The benefit to wireless speakers is that you can place them anywhere, which in theory should allow you to create a multi-room setup. However Marshall’s previous wireless speakers were unfortunately missing that feature, or at least...