Tag Archive: BuiltIn


A number of older speakers have lost built-in Spotify streaming

Affected speakers include ones from Pioneer, Yamaha, and others.

One of the reasons so many people flock to Spotify is because of its wide availability on a number of different platforms. Even if you own an iPhone, have a Google Home Speaker, and prefer to use Amazon Fire TV while browsing the web on your Chromebook, there’s a Spotify app to use to ensure you’re never without your music.

In addition to the above gadgets, a number  [Read More…]

The Moviphone is an Android phone with a built-in projector

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a projector packed into a phone, but it is the cleanest implementation yet.

CES used to be a decent showcase for a lot of the major upcoming phones for the year, but as time’s gone on, that’s changed. Big phone unveilings are now reserved for MWC, IFA, and other press events throughout the year, but if you look hard enough, there are still some handsets to be found here and there.

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The Moviephone is an Android phone with a built-in projector

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a projector packed into a phone, but it is the cleanest implementation yet.

CES used to be a decent showcase for a lot of the major upcoming phones for the year, but as time’s gone on, that’s changed. Big phone unveilings are now reserved for MWC, IFA, and other press events throughout the year, but if you look hard enough, there are still some handsets to be found here and there.

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Lenovo’s Echo Show alternative comes with the Google Assistant built-in

The dispute between Amazon and Google over whether the former’s Echo Show should get YouTube access just escalated to a whole new level. At CES 2018, we learned that Lenovo and Google have partnered up for an Echo Show rival with the Google Assistant on board. What’s more, Google announced partnerships with a wide range […]

Bose QC35 II headphones will have Google Assistant built-in

Bose is synonymous with quality and expense, and with those come great features.

Bose’s QuietComfort 35 headphones are some of the most highly-recommended active noise-canceling headphones on the market. Modern Dad calls them the best headphones a traveler could ask for, and its successor, the Bose QuietComfort 35 II, are apparently packing a new feature that’ll be quite handy to Android users: Google Assistant.

Look what I found early …. Bose QC 35 II  [Read More…]

Amazon set to launch new 4K Fire TV dongle and set-top box with built-in Alexa

Amazon’s next Fire TV box is basically an Echo Dot with an HDMI port.

Amazon is planning to release two new Fire TV models before the end of 2017. As reported by AFTVnews, the new flagship Amazon Fire TV set top box will have built-in Alexa functionality and support 4K and HDR content, while Amazon is also set to release a new mid-tier dongle — essentially a cross between a scaled-down Amazon Fire TV box and Google’s Chromecast —  [Read More…]

Google may release its own headphones with Assistant built-in

A recent teardown of the Google app suggests the company on its own wireless headset.

While a lot of headphones have the ability to activate Google Assistant, what this really does is activated Assistant on the phone. While that’s all well and good, being able to process commands on the headphones would also be useful. According to 9to5Google, some Assistant headphones may be on their way.

9to5Google decompiled the APK file of the most recent version of  [Read More…]

Lenovo shows off its latest concepts, including a smart speaker with a built-in projector

Lenovo is working on several ambitious concepts centered around AI.

Back in 2015, Lenovo showed off a laser projector built into a smartphone. Last year, the company revealed a flexible phone. At its Tech World 2017 summit, Lenovo showed off its latest concept products, and this time around, the manufacturer is focusing on AI.

First up is the CAVA, a smart assistant that relies on deep learning to build facial recognition systems and natural language understanding  [Read More…]

Tronsmart Presto Portable Charger: A battery bank with Quick Charge 3.0 built-in

Portable chargers and battery banks are in kind of a weird place right now. Battery life on phones is getting much better, but there’s still a market for these guys because it’s not good enough yet. A dead phone is no fun so, why not protect yourself with a battery? At least, that’s what Tronsmart […]

This is the next Amazon Echo with a built-in touchscreen [Update]

Amazon seems to be shifting the Alexa platform towards video integration.

Update: Even Blass once again comes through with the leaks and has provided a much better render of the new Echo.

It’s a low-resolution image scraped from Amazon’s servers, but this thumbnail might be our first look at Amazon’s new flagship device for Alexa, and the first to include a built-in screen. This image was first reported by AFTVnews, which previously discovered the Echo Look using the  [Read More…]