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HomePod Will Pass Certain Siri Queries To The iPhone/iPad

11/01/2017, During WWDC earlier this year, Apple announced the HomePod which is basically the company’s take on the Amazon Echo and Google Home, except that it will come with Siri baked inside of it. Now thanks to a deeper look at the firmware of the HomePod and...

Sonos Promises Spotify & Alexa Voice Commands By December 21

11/01/2017, Earlier last month Sonos announced their new Sonos One speaker that comes with support for Alexa. Given how widespread we’re seeing Alexa get these days, it hardly comes as a surprise, although unfortunately Alexa’s integration with Spotify isn’t...

Google Lists Devices That Have Google Home Support

11/01/2017, While smart and connected household appliances and gadgets aren’t new, there was one problem and that is uniting all of them under a single hub. Given that there are so many different manufacturers, it wouldn’t make sense for all of them to start...


iOS 11.2 Beta Reveals ‘SiriKit’ For Apple’s HomePod

10/30/2017, With companies like Amazon and Google launching smart speakers with their own digital assistants baked into them, it hardly came as a surprise to see Apple launch a similar product of their own. Earlier this year during WWDC, Apple announced that they...

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...