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.
Amazon has made some kid-friendly announcements today. In a press release, the company unveiled its new Echo Dot Kids Edition. Coming in a $79.99, the device works and acts the same way a typical Echo Dot does with a loudspeaker and array of microphones to
Amazon has announced it’s adding a new feature that lets users broadcast voice messages across all Echos in a household using Alexa. It’s similar to the feature Google added to its Home ecosystem in which you can ask Alexa to announce something and it’ll play
Google has announced it’s rolling out an update to its various Home smart speakers that make them compatible with your existing collection of Bluetooth speakers. This means that within the Home app on iOS and Android, you’ll be able to pair Bluetooth speakers with your Home,
We still don’t really know anything about it, however.
Amazon has updated its Alexa app for Android (via TechCrunch) with the ability to use the voice assistant from an Echo to send SMS messages from your phone number. The feature needs to be enabled before you can do so by going into the app’s
Apple debuted its HomePod smart speaker last year during WWDC 2017. Since then, we haven’t heard nearly anything regarding when we might expect the device to launch. It was originally said the speaker would land by the end of 2017, but Apple had to confess
According to a new report out of Cheddar, Facebook is gearing up to introduce a new device that will directly compete with Amazon’s Echo Show. Allegedly called Portal, the device will feature a screen and speaker and be built around an artificial intelligence interface much
Google wants your home. Bad. We’ve seen evidence of this motive before with the Google Home lineup of devices, and now at CES 2018, we’re seeing even more lengths the company is going to try and claim a spot on your counter, shelf, coffee table, etc.
Today at CES 2018, Lenovo took the wraps off its new Smart Display. It’s essentially a competitor to Amazon’s Echo Show in which it comes with a digital assistant for performing commands and has a touchscreen for viewing information. What’s interesting is the fact that
LG today unveiled its new ThinQ smart speaker ahead of CES 2018 where the device will be on display. While we don’t know much about the speaker, we do know it’ll be powered by the Google Assistant for voice interactions. LG says it worked with
A new report out of Bloomberg cites sources who say Samsung’s upcoming Bixby-powered smart speaker will launch “as early as next year.” The device comes after the company was reported to have shelved the device for the meantime. Now, it appears the ball is rolling again.
Amazon has added Spotify to the list of music services supported by its multi-room playback feature with the Echo. This comes after the feature had initially become available in August with the likes of iHeartRadio, Pandora, TuneIn Radio, and Amazon Music Unlimited on board. SiriusXM is
Yesterday, we reported that retailers such as Verizon and Best Buy were beginning to sell the new Google Home Max, an upgraded version of the Home smart speaker originally unveiled last year. It wasn’t known when Google might start selling the device, but as per a
Before Google got a chance to launch it, Best Buy and Verizon have already started selling the Google Home Max for $399. The company originally said the device would launch in December, but they’ve been rather mute about the subject since then. Now, it looks
Before the Google Home Mini could even launch, Google had to pull one of its features out of security. This feature, the ability to play and pause audio by touching the top of the device, was causing technical issues thanks to the fabric on top
Google has pulled YouTube once again from the Echo Show after initially bringing the service back to the Amazon smart speaker a matter of weeks ago. But not only is the platform no longer on Echo Show, but Google is also pulling it from the