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Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 & MEGABOOM Gain Alexa Support

08/16/2017, Smart speakers such as Amazon’s Echo series seem to be the rage these days, but what if you’re something of an audiophile who also wants some smarts in their speaker? While the Echo devices run fine, we wouldn’t exactly call its sound amazing, but...

Apple’s HomePod Could Face Supply Constraints At Launch

08/14/2017, Apple’s HomePod speakers were announced earlier this year during WWDC 2017 and was promised to be launched towards the later part of the year. If you were interested in the device and wanted to get your hands on it, you might want to move quickly...

Amazon Echo Multiroom Support Could Be Coming Soon

08/08/2017, One of the things we’re seeing speaker makers include with their Bluetooth speaker systems is the ability to daisychain multiple units together. This means as long as all the speakers are within range of each other, you could technically set them up all...

Google Home Users Will Soon Be Able To Stream Deezer

08/08/2017, If music streaming is your thing, there are a ton of options available in the market today. However if you’re after a streaming service that can be streamed natively through Google Home, then you might be interested to learn that Deezer is one of the...

HomePod’s Audio Cues Unveiled In Leaked Audio Files

08/02/2017, Apple’s HomePod speaker is a bit of an enigma. The device was officially announced at WWDC 2017 back in June, but unfortunately not much details were shared save for the fact that it is expected to be made available later this year. However thanks to...

Specs For Apple’s HomePod Revealed In Firmware

07/31/2017, At WWDC 2017, it seemed that the rumors were true and that Apple was indeed planning to compete against the likes of Amazon and Google by releasing the HomePod, a Bluetooth speaker that comes with Siri installed in it that will allow users to interact...

Xiaomi Gets Into The Smart Speaker Game With The Mi AI Speaker

07/26/2017, With Amazon, Google, and Apple launching smart speakers, it seems as though Xiaomi wants in on the action because the company has since announced a smart speaker of its own. Dubbed the Xiaomi Mi AI Speaker, this announcement adds Xiaomi to the growing...

Samsung Might Not Launch A Bixby Speaker After All

07/20/2017, Following the success of the Amazon Echo, we saw it spawn devices like the Google Home and the Apple HomePod. Given Samsung’s competitive nature, it was reported that Samsung might have something similar in the works that would be powered by Bixby....

Google Home Will Now Play Uploaded Songs From Play Music

07/13/2017, While Google Home is a perfectly fine device and a good alternative to the Amazon Echo, especially if you prefer Google’s services, there are some limitations when it comes to music playback, where for now users have been limited to playing songs in the...

Next-Gen Amazon Echo Could Be More Like Apple’s HomePod

07/12/2017, It probably goes without saying that Amazon led the way and kicked off the trend of smart speakers with their Echo series of devices. This led to companies such as Microsoft, Google, and even Apple to follow suit with their own devices, but now a report...

Smart Home Speaker Alerts Police To Domestic Assault

07/09/2017, These days smart speakers are gaining in popularity, which we guess had a lot to do with Amazon’s Echo series of devices that helped to kick things off. This has led to several prominent tech companies to follow suit with their own speakers, such as...

Google Home Bluetooth Streaming Update Rolling Out For Some Users

07/03/2017, Judging from how Google Home was clearly inspired by the Amazon Echo series of smart speakers, it does seem odd that for whatever reason, Google decided that they would disable Bluetooth audio streaming on the device. Instead users who owned the Google...