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Motorola reportedly plans a Baidu smart speaker for China

MOTOROLA REPORTEDLY PLANS A BAIDU SMART SPEAKER FOR CHINA

What do Amazon, Google, Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, and Huawei all have in common? They're working on smart speakers with built-in voice...

Google's first-party smart display could hit right before the holidays

GOOGLE'S FIRST-PARTY SMART DISPLAY COULD HIT RIGHT BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS

If there's one thing missing from Google's lineup of smart speakers, it's a smart display device. Amazon has one in the form of the...

 
 
 
Pixel 3 XL caught on camera with a massive notch

PIXEL 3 XL CAUGHT ON CAMERA WITH A MASSIVE NOTCH

We've seen various renders of the upcoming Pixel 3 XL , but now we may have seen our first photo of the phone in the flesh - and it...

Smart Home Speaker Market Grew 187% In Q2 2018

SMART HOME SPEAKER MARKET GREW 187% IN Q2 2018

Canalys has just put out its report for smart speakers for the second quarter of the year. It shows that Google grew 449-percent, while...

 
 
 
Samsung & Harman Kardon Announce Premium Sound Bars With Dolby Atmos

SAMSUNG & HARMAN KARDON ANNOUNCE PREMIUM SOUND BARS WITH DOLBY ATMOS

Samsung announced today that it has collaborated with Harman Kardon - which is part of HARMAN, and Samsung bought HARMAN last year...

Apple patent suggests multiuser support for Siri in HomePod

APPLE PATENT SUGGESTS MULTIUSER SUPPORT FOR SIRI IN HOMEPOD

Google Home, Google's eponymous smart speaker, supports multiple users. So do the devices in Amazon's Echo lineup. And if a newly granted...

 
 
 
Pandora Premium arrives on Google Home

PANDORA PREMIUM ARRIVES ON GOOGLE HOME

Pandora Premium subscribers can now use their voice to control their music on any device with Google Assistant built in - including...

This $50 docking station turned my Echo Dot into an alarm clock and an enhanced speaker system

THIS $50 DOCKING STATION TURNED MY ECHO DOT INTO AN ALARM CLOCK AND AN ENHANCED SPEAKER SYSTEM

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

 
 
 
Amazon Canada removed Echo Plus from lineup, discounts Echo Dot

AMAZON CANADA REMOVED ECHO PLUS FROM LINEUP, DISCOUNTS ECHO DOT

Amazon officially released the Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Plus, its trio of smart speakers, in Canada on December 5th. It now seems the...

Samsung makes Spotify its go-to music platform

SAMSUNG MAKES SPOTIFY ITS GO-TO MUSIC PLATFORM

On Thursday Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note9 smartphone, the Galaxy Watch, and the smart speaker with Bixby called Galaxy Home....

 
 
 
Sonos speakers have been updated with Alexa Announcements

SONOS SPEAKERS HAVE BEEN UPDATED WITH ALEXA ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sonos recently announced that its partnership with Amazon has come to fruition once again through an update that brings additional...

Swidget Is A Modular Outlet That Makes Your Home A Smart Home

SWIDGET IS A MODULAR OUTLET THAT MAKES YOUR HOME A SMART HOME

There are many smart outlets that you can choose from to make your home smarter, but what if you could buy a smart outlet that was...

 
 
 
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9: a dull launch, too expensive.but that's a good thing

THE SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9: A DULL LAUNCH, TOO EXPENSIVE.BUT THAT'S A GOOD THING

Watching the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch was tough. After watching a decade of phone launches waxing and waning in bombast, the new...

Samsung Wireless Charger Duo Stand Launches For $120

SAMSUNG WIRELESS CHARGER DUO STAND LAUNCHES FOR $120

As well as unveiling their new hardware in the form of the Note 9 smartphone, Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Home smart speaker, Samsung have...

 
 
 
Samsung Galaxy Home Speaker first look

SAMSUNG GALAXY HOME SPEAKER FIRST LOOK

What was already heralded as a spectacle, Samsung's Unpacked event in New York City yielded a couple of unexpected surprises. One of...

Samsung just unveiled its first-ever smart speaker called 'Galaxy Home' to take on Amazon's, Google's, and Apple's smart speakers

SAMSUNG JUST UNVEILED ITS FIRST-EVER SMART SPEAKER CALLED 'GALAXY HOME' TO TAKE ON AMAZON'S, GOOGLE'S, AND APPLE'S SMART SPEAKERS

Samsung announced its first smart speaker, called the "Galaxy Home," during its event in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday. The Galaxy...

 
 
 
Google Assistant update adds advanced reading capabilities for home speakers

GOOGLE ASSISTANT UPDATE ADDS ADVANCED READING CAPABILITIES FOR HOME SPEAKERS

Google has just announced that a new set of Assistant advanced capabilities are now making their way to the app in the United States....

Marantz begins rolling out AirPlay 2 support to compatible audio accessories

MARANTZ BEGINS ROLLING OUT AIRPLAY 2 SUPPORT TO COMPATIBLE AUDIO ACCESSORIES

Back in May, Apple revealed the full list of third-party speakers slated to receive updates with AirPlay 2 support. Now, one of the...

 
 
 
Denon and Marantz AV Receivers Updated With AirPlay 2 Support

DENON AND MARANTZ AV RECEIVERS UPDATED WITH AIRPLAY 2 SUPPORT

Audio accessories from Denon and Marantz are gaining support for AirPlay 2 through firmware updates that are being distributed starting...

Samsung Galaxy Home: a Bixby-powered smart speaker is on the way

SAMSUNG GALAXY HOME: A BIXBY-POWERED SMART SPEAKER IS ON THE WAY

Samsung announced details about its smart speaker. It's called Samsung Galaxy Home and this is just preliminary info, more will be...