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Apple Might Not Make A Siri Standalone Speaker After All

02/20/2017, Following the success that is the Amazon Echo, there have been multiple reports in the past that have suggested that Apple could be following suit with a Siri speaker of their own. In fact Google themselves launched Google Home with Google Assistant baked...

Sonos Wants To Integrate Voice Assistant Services Into Its Speakers

01/20/2017, With companies such as Google and Amazon creating speakers with voice assistants built into them, it looks like this is a pie that Sonos wants a slice of. In a slightly redacted letter obtained by The Verge, it revealed what the company’s CEO Patrick...

Beoplay M5 Speakers Announced With Google Chromecast Built-In

01/06/2017, [CES 2017] Bang & Olufsen make some very pretty speakers that are part of its Beoplay lineup, and at CES 2017 this year, the company has taken the wraps off their latest offering in the form of the Beoplay M5. If you’re thinking that this is just...

JBL Pulse 3 Bluetooth Speakers Unveiled, As Just Colorful As Ever

01/05/2017, [CES 2017] The JBL Pulse speaker was originally announced a few years ago. It was then followed up by the JBL Pulse 2 which featured a similar design with the addition of being splashproof. Now at CES 2017, the folks at JBL are back and they have unveiled...

Mattel Unveils Their ‘Amazon Echo’ For Kids

01/03/2017, Voice-powered assistants like Amazon’s Alexa is great if you’re an adult and you can speak relatively clearly and succinctly, but when you’re a kid who might mumble and stumble through their words, sometimes the results from these voice assistant...

Sonos Alarms Are Waking Users Up A Day Earlier Than Expected

12/30/2016, The point of an alarm is to remind you about certain things, like when food is done baking, or to remind you that you have an appointment, or to wake you up. If these basic functions fail, then there really is no point for an alarm to begin with, right?...

Samsung Unveils New Speakers & Soundbar Ahead Of CES 2017

12/27/2016, If you’re shopping about for new speakers, you might want to wait until CES 2017 because in a recent press release from Samsung, the company has officially announced a new set of speakers and a soundbar that they plan on showing off at the event. If...

LG Unveils Levitating Speakers Ahead Of CES 2017

12/27/2016, Speakers are a dime a dozen and while sound quality is obviously the most important when it comes to choosing speakers, there are other things to take into consideration. For example design is also an important factor to consider because if you’re...

Google Home Will Play Nice With Sony’s Speakers And TVs

12/20/2016, Google Home is a pretty handy device especially if you’re already used to what the “OK Google” function can do for you. The good news is that if you own Chromecast-connected devices or an Android TV by Sony, you’ll be pleased to learn that Sony...

Gatebox Takes The Amazon Echo To A Whole Other Level

12/16/2016, The Amazon Echo is a speaker that comes with a built-in voice assistant. While you can’t exactly hold conversations with Alexa, you can ask it to tell you the weather, the latest news, use it to control certain devices in your home, call you a cab,...

Wynn Las Vegas To Equip All Rooms With An Amazon Echo

12/14/2016, If you go to a hotel and you want something done, like a recommendation for a nearby restaurant, getting a cab, checking out certain events, you would go to the hotel’s concierge. However in the future, a concierge might not be as needed anymore, and...

Harman Kardon Speaker With Cortana Coming In 2017

12/14/2016, It is safe to say that the Amazon Echo was a bit of a surprise hit. This is because there are already several voice assistants in the market today, and the idea of baking it into a speaker seemed more novel than functional at that time, but judging from...

Amazon & Intel Work Together To Bring Alexa To More Devices

12/02/2016, One of surprising successes in recent times is the Amazon Echo, a speaker with Amazon’s AI assistant Alexa built into it. The device has been received pretty well and so far it seems that many users are reacting positively to it, so much so that it has...