Tag Archive: Speakers


Google’s making it easier to move multimedia between smart speakers

Stream transfer is rolling out to Assistant-enabled gadgets right now.

What you need to know You can transfer audio from apps like YouTube Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more. Transfer video streams from YouTube from room to room with the new feature. Stream transfer is rolling out to all Google Assistant-enabled devices starting October 8.

Today, October 8, Google announced in a blog post a new feature called “stream transfer.” The feature will allow you to tell your  [Read More…]

The Sonos Flex subscription plan lets you rent speakers

Only available in the Netherlands for now.

What you need to know The Sonos Flex subscription plan allows you to rent some of the most popular Sonos speakers. As part of the subscription, the speakers will be replaced with the latest models. It’s currently only available in the Netherlands as a pilot program.

Do you love high-quality audio but often find the price puts it out of your reach? If so, then a new trial program Sonos  [Read More…]

BRAVEN’s all-new waterproof Bluetooth speakers offer extreme durability

These rugged Bluetooth speakers can weather the storm.

BRAVEN’s lineup of waterproof headphones and Bluetooth speakers is receiving some new additions to the family beginning today. Four new models to meet buyers at various price points are coming soon, including the BRV-XXL/2, BRV-XL, BRV-X/2 and BRV-MINI, with the most affordable option, the BRV-MINI, already available for purchase at BRAVEN’s website and Amazon.

These new Bluetooth speakers are built with durability and adventure in mind, and as such,  [Read More…]

OnePlus TV will come with Dolby Atmos and eight speakers

OnePlus TV will feature eight built-in speakers that deliver a 50W output with ‘punchy bass.’

What you need to know Amazon India listing for the OnePlus TV is now live, giving us an early look at the features on offer. The OnePlus TV will feature eight speakers that deliver a 50W output. It will also support Dolby Atmos.

The OnePlus TV is coming later this month, featuring an optmized Android TV skin and a QLED panel. OnePlus  [Read More…]

The best Bluetooth Speakers 2019 at any budget

Summer’s the perfect time to buy a Bluetooth speaker so you can blast your favorite music when you’re swimming in the pool or out on a camping trip with friends. Compatible with practically every device known to man, Bluetooth speakers will make sure that, as long as your phone, tablet, or laptop is around, your music will be loud! Our favorite is the Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 due to its sound quality and its water and dust resistance,  [Read More…]

How to delete Google Assistant audio recordings on Home speakers

The Google Home (and any of Google’s Assistant speakers for that matter) is great. Being able to control smart lights, find out about the weather, set timers, make calls, and more with just your voice is incredibly helpful. Smart speakers get a lot of flak for privacy concerns, especially with the Google Home and the fact that it saves audio recordings of your interactions with it. If you want to delete these recordings, here’s what you need to  [Read More…]

Ikea Symfonisk speakers review: Amazing Sonos sound, no assembly required

A trip to Ikea is rarely fun, and neither is putting that damn cabinet together (unless you make it into a drinking game, but that comes with its own challenges). But once the lugging and the hammering and the cleanup is done, you have a pretty great EKTORP or HEMNES that will last years — at prices a fraction of what you’d pay at most other furniture stores.

Thankfully, Ikea is no longer just a single-meatball behemoth: it  [Read More…]

Google Assistant now live for Sonos speakers in Canada

Assistant works on the Sonos One and Sonos Beam.

What you need to know Google Assistant now works with Sonos in Canada. Supported speakers include the Sonos One and Sonos Beam. Sonos first added Assistant support to its speakers in the U.S back in May.

This past May, Sonos finally delivered on its aging promise of bringing the Google Assistant to some of its speakers. It’s been a wonderful few months having the Assistant on Sonos hardware,  [Read More…]

UE WONDERBOOM 2 review: The best in Bluetooth speakers gets better

Small speaker, surprising sound.

Ultimate Ears’ first WONDERBOOM Bluetooth speaker was a big deal upon its release, enticing customers with its big sound, compact size, and water resistance. And now, with an upgraded model coming out, there’s even more to like about this excellent product.

A big upgrade Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM 2

The best gets better

UE’s WONDERBOOM 2 isn’t packed with  [Read More…]

How to set up Digital Wellbeing on your Google Assistant speakers and displays

Google’s Digital Wellbeing initiative is meant to help you and your family create healthy habits when it comes to technology. It started out on phones with features such as usage statistics, because the first step to building healthy habits is being aware of the habits you need to change.

Read More: Digital Wellbeing, Google Call Screening come to select Motorola phones

It has since made the jump to Google Assistant devices in your home. This will help ensure  [Read More…]