Category archives for: Home Electronics

Roku Adds Two New 4K Streaming Devices To Its Line-Up

Roku has announced that it has two new streaming players — the sub-$50 Roku Premiere and Roku Premiere Plus. And if history is any indication, we’ll like them even more. That’s because they seem just good as existing players, and they’re cheaper than ever. And to sweeten the pot, Roku is adding voice control support […]

OnePlus Intros USB-C Bullets Headphone – OnePlus 6T Will Drop The Headphone Jack

OnePlus today announced a new pair of wired headphones for its smartphones. The Type-C Bullets have been re-engineered to produce the right balance between in-ear comfort and high-quality sound. OnePlus says a new DAC from Cirrus Logic helps deliver higher dynamic range, higher signal-to-noise ratio, and lower noise floor in the new earbuds. This equates to […]

LG To Debut Its 88 Inch 8K OLED Television At IFA 2018

Earlier this year, LG opened the box on its 2018 TV line up, which included no less than 10 OLED models varying in size from 55 to 77 diagonal inches. At IFA today, the company has revealed its intention to be first to market with an 8K OLED TV. With 4K content now becoming more […]

TP-Link Debuts Three New Kasa Smart Light Bulbs That Work With Alexa, Google Home And Cortana

TP-Link’s smart home brand, Kasa Smart, announced three new additions to their smart bulb line. These new bulbs are 10 percent smaller than previous Kasa Smart designs, which were not that large to begin with.  They are also Energy Star and Title 20 certified light bulbs reduce energy consumption by up to 80 percent without […]

You Can Now Ask Google Assistant To Read Specific News Stories

Google has matched Google Assistant with the new Google News to make it easier for people to find the stories they want to hear. People with Android phones and Google Home products can ask to hear specific news stories by asking Assistant “What’s the latest on NASA?” and similar queries. On devices such as the new […]

Samsung Debuts Galaxy Home – Bixby-Powered Speaker

  Samsung today unveiled a smart speaker for the home. The Galaxy Home is powered by Bixby and Samsung’s Smart Hub technology. Speaking the “Hi Bixby” catchphrase wakes the speaker thanks to eight microphones. It can handle requests, such as accessing playlists and controlling smart home technology. There are multiple speakers and a built-in subwoofer […]

You Can Now Use Google Assistant Voice Commands With Swann Wired Security Cameras

Swann has been an industry leader in home security way before smart home was more even a pipe dream,. Now They have sent out word t its wired security systems are now compatible with the Google Assistant. Thanks to the new integration, Swann systems can now be controlled hands-free through a Google Home device. Paired with […]

New Sony Bravia Master Series TV’s Have Netflix Calibrated Mode

Sony has announced that its new top-of-the-line TV sets will come with a setting called ‘Netflix Calibrated Mode’ – one that is set to make Netflix content look as close as possible to how it would on a professional reference monitor. Dubbed a ‘unique collaboration between a consumer electronics manufacturer and a content company’ and […]

Roku Rolls Out New Speakers For Roku Powered TVs

Roku today announced its new and highly anticipated Roku TV Wireless Speakers. They are, as the name implies, wireless speakers made specifically for Roku TV. The speakers won’t be available until October. Pricing varies quite bit depending on when you buy. Preorders today through July 23 will cost $149. From July 24 to Oct. 15 […]

Google Home Now Speaks Spanish

Google today updated its Google Home products with new support for the Spanish language. The Assistant on Google Home can now help Spanish speakers find music, query the weather, or control smart houses using their preferred language. Google says users will need to select Spanish as the default language via the Google Home app on their […]

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