In case you weren’t aware, Amazon held a surprise event today where the company took the wraps off a ton of new hardware. We’ve already discussed the new Echo smart home speakers, but that’s definitely not all Amazon unveiled. In fact, there are as many
At a surprise event today in Seattle, Amazon unveiled refreshed versions of its popular Echo smart home speakers. While the original Echo isn’t seeing an upgrade today, the Echo Dot, Show, and Plus all are with new designs and upgraded features. For starters, the Echo
Google is rumored to unveil its own Assistant-powered Smart Display at this October’s Pixel 3 event, and now, we have our first look at the device thanks to newly-leaked images. Via MySmartPrice, we’re getting our first official-appearing look at what’s called the Google Home Hub.
After announcing the update last week during the company’s event, Apple has begun rolling out new software to its HomePod smart speaker that brings some new functionality. With the update, users can now set multiple timers to keep tabs on more than one thing. (It’s
Apple announced today during its event it’s adding a few new features to the HomePod. The most notable of them all is multiple timer support which many users have been asking for ever since the device’s launch earlier this year. Now, with the update, you’ll
Today at IFA 2018, Lenovo introduced a new lineup of its own smart home devices under a new brand known as Lenovo Smart Home Essentials. They’re designed to complement the company’s Smart Display that came out last month, with each able to connect to the
Back at I/O 2018, JBL and Google announced a special partnership which saw the introduction of the new Link Bar soundbar. Essentially, you can plug it into your TV and use it as a standard soundbar, an Android TV, and a Google Assistant-equipped smart speaker.
A new report out of Nikkei claims Google is preparing to introduce its own Smart Display for later this year. The report notes “a smart speaker equipped with a display for this year’s holiday season” is being readied which likely means an in-house version of
If you’re subscribed to Pandora’s Premium music streaming service, today’s your lucky day. According to a blog post, Google has announced its adding Pandora Premium support to its line of Google Home smart speakers. This also applies to smart displays like the one from Lenovo.
Samsung has revealed a new smart speaker that’s been rumored to quite some time now. The new Galaxy Home is a speaker powered by the company’s AI assistant and rivals the likings of Amazon, Google, and Apple in the smart home space. As far as
JBL has officially listed its new Link View smart display powered by the Google Assistant for pre-order at $249. Ths comes after Lenovo launched its Smart Display late last month, marking the first Assistant-powered smart screen to hit the market. For the $249, you’re getting
Lenovo’s Smart Display might have just launched today, but that isn’t stopping retailers from discounting the device to attract potential buyers. Over at Costco, the 10-inch variant of the smart home hub has already been discounted by $50, bringing the price down to $199. For
Lenovo and Google have announced the very first entries in the smart display category will be launching tomorrow, July 27th. According to the companies, the Lenovo Smart Display in both 8-inch and 10-inch sizes will go up for sale tomorrow for $199 and $249 respectively.
If you recall, back at CES, Google announced a whole lineup of new smart speakers that came with screens. The idea was to give the end user a visual representation of a Google Assistant response, similar to how Alexa works on Amazon’s Echo Show, and
Today, Amazon announced a new feature for its lineup of smart speakers called Alexa Cast. With the feature, you can cast music from your iOS or Android phone to your Alexa-enabled devices such as an Echo, third-party gadget, or Fire tablet. Right now, the feature’s
Amazon has announced it’s adding an equalizer to its lineup of Echo devices. This means you’ll be able to adjust the quality of your sound output with simple controls that let you fine-tune the bass, midrange, and treble. The company says you’ll have a range
Today in a pretty big Wall Street Journal report, it’s said Samsung will introduce a foldable smartphone next year that could cost upwards of $1,500. Within that same report, another mention of an unreleased Samsung device was made: the mysterious Bixby-powered smart speaker. Mind you,
A new report out of Bloomberg claims Apple is gearing up to launch not one, but two new sets of headphones alongside an updated HomePod. The report suggests all three new products will land in 2019, with two potentially launching in the first half of
For users of Google’s $400 Google Home Max smart speaker, you may notice a slight issue with the audio jack on the back. When you plug a 3.5mm audio source into the speaker, there’s a pretty significant delay from when you play audio and when
Google confirmed today during its I/O 2018 keynote that the initial wave of Smart Displays powered by the Google Assistant will arrive in July. We first heard of the displays back at CES 2018 with OEMs like Lenovo unveiling their own take on the device.