Category archives for: Home Audio

Google Enters The Smart Display Game With The $149 Home Hub

Google has unveiled a new smart display called Google Home Hub. Announced at the Made by Google event in New York City alongside the Pixel 3 and Pixel Slate, Home Hub offers the power of Google Assistant combined with a 7-inch display for YouTube videos, photos, and more. It’s priced at $149 and comes in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Apple’s HomePod Speaker Will Come To Stores Feb. 9

Apple today said its HomePod smart speaker for the home will go on sale starting February 9. Preorders will kick off Friday, January 26. The smart speaker, which relies on Siri to handle voice requests, was supported to reach stores during the fourth quarter of 2017, but Apple delayed it for reasons unknown. Apple says Siri […]

LG Announces the ThinQ Smart Speaker with Google Assistant

LG today showed off a new smart speaker that will be available in early 2018. LG is calling the ThinQ Speaker its “first premium smart AI audio product” thanks to the addition of the Google Assistant. With Assistant on board, the Thinq Speaker will behave a lot like the Google Home product by performing voice-based searches. […]

Motorola Announces the Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa

  Motorola today announced the Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa, a new modular attachment that lets Moto Z owners access Alexa when on the go. The Smart Speaker includes four microphones and Motorola says it can detect voices and respond to requests in most environments. The Smart Speaker can be used to play music and […]

Google Assistant on iOS and Android Can Now Manage Chromecasts

Google has made it possible for people to control media playback on their Chromecast devices through their smartphone. The new behavior is available via Google Assistant on Android and iOS devices. People can issue voice-based commands on their mobile phone to play music and/or videos directly on Chromecast dongles, whether the dongles be attached to […]

The Upcoming Sonos One Will Support Alexa, Google Assistant

  Sonos just unveiled a new voice-controlled smart speaker that will work with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The $199 Sonos One is slated to launch globally on Oct. 24 with support for Alexa. Support for Google Assistant will arrive next year, making Sonos One “the first and only smart speaker to support multiple major voice […]

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