Tag Archive: Speaker

Almost 20% of the U.S. population owns a smart speaker

On a nationwide level, that translates to 47.3 million smart speaker owners.

Over the past 3 years, smart speakers have blown up as one of the biggest markets in the consumer tech space. Amazon, Google, Apple, and others are all racing to get as much market share as possible, and it looks like these efforts are working.

Voicebot recently teamed up with PullString and RAIN to see just how many people are actually buying/using smart speakers, and  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Bixby powered smart speaker to launch in second half of 2018

The long rumored Bixby-powered smart speaker from Samsung is officially confirmed and is expected to launch in the latter half of 2018.

The post Samsung’s Bixby powered smart speaker to launch in second half of 2018 appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Samsung will release a premium Bixby speaker in the second half of 2018

Bixby’s strengths (and weaknesses) will soon be put on full display.

Smart speakers are quickly becoming one of the hottest new markets in the consumer tech space, and it’s currently dominated by the likes of Amazon and Google.

Apple just stepped into the ring with its own HomePod speaker, and in the second-half of 2018, Samsung will do the same.

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Samsung’s head of mobile operations, DJ Koh, confirmed this  [Read More…]

Get the party started with the $60 UE Wonderboom Bluetooth Speaker

Connect wirelessly to this compact Wonderboom speaker from up to 100 feet away.

UE’s Wonderboom portable Bluetooth speaker is now on sale at Amazon for just $ 59.99 in your choice of six different colors. At just 50 cents above its lowest price ever, today is a perfect day to make this speaker your own. It also marks a $ 19 drop from its average price.

While compact, the Wonderboom speaker blasts sound out 360 degrees which  [Read More…]

Job listings suggest that Spotify is working on its own smart speaker

“Spotify is on its way to creating its first physical products.”

Ever since Amazon came out with the Echo in 2014, the market for smart speakers has exploded into something that Google, Apple, and countless other companies are trying to dip their toes into. According to a new job listing, one of the next smart speakers could come from none other than Spotify.

A new job listing was recently added to Spotify’s website for an “Operations Manager  [Read More…]

Eecoo Flame Atmosphere speaker review

Generally speaking, Bluetooth speakers are known for their wireless Bluetooth-pairing capabilities, and usually, that’s about all. Some Bluetooth speakers are designed for indoor play and can’t weather the elements outdoors. Others are built for all environments and conditions. A new speaker aims to bring not only the Bluetooth-pairing for mobile device audio and element-resistance but […]

This $50 outdoor speaker is extremely durable and doubles as a 7,000mAh power bank

Are you an avid camper, hiker, or general outdoors-man type of person? You’ll probably love today’s Deal of the Day, the water-resistant, shock-proof, and dust-proof FX100 speaker. From Treblab, it’s all you need to take your favorite music, audiobooks, or podcasts with you when you’re out and about. Don’t worry about the elements as this […]

Zolo’s $40 Halo Bluetooth speaker has Amazon Alexa built right in

Sounds like savings!

Zolo’s Halo Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Smart Speaker is down to $ 39.99 on Amazon. This speaker sells for around $ 51, and it has never dropped directly from that price.

This speaker works with Amazon Alexa, but you don’t have to hook it up to your Echo to get it to work. It has Alexa built right into it, and she can access whatever place you stream music from the most.

Features include:

Professionally  [Read More…]

Zolo announces Model Zero radial speaker with Google Assistant

Anker’s Zolo sub-brand has announced an interestingly designed speaker with Google Assistant.

Anker is no stranger to audio products since it produces some of the best inexpensive earbuds out there. Its Zolo sub-brand is no stranger to experimental products either, with the company releasing its Liberty truly wireless earbuds late last year. That heritage continues with Zolo’s latest announcement: the Model Zero speaker.

Image courtesy of Zolo

I’m not quite sure what the inspiration is for  [Read More…]

LG intros the ThinQ smart speaker, a Google Home Max competitor

In 2018 LG will also be joining the smart speaker frenzy with a new product which has just unveiled today via a press released. The speaker is called ThinQ and boasts a familiar cylindrical shape. It will be showcased at CES 2018, alongside other speaker products including a portable Bluetooth speaker and a speaker bar. […]