Tag Archive: Speakers

LG’s first Google Assistant smart speakers are now up for pre-order in the US

LG wants you to forget all about the Google Home Max. The company has unveiled two Google Assistant-powered speakers including a premium one.

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UK residents can now control Amazon’s Fire TV with Echo speakers

The walled-garden gets even better.

Although there may no longer be an official YouTube app, Amazon’s Fire TV platform is still a great way for consuming all your favorite content on the big screen – especially if you have an Amazon Echo, too.

On February 27, Amazon announced that residents in the United Kingdom can now control their Fire TV by talking to their Echo smart speakers – something the U.S. has had since last August.

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Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers

Take your music with you with a portable Bluetooth speaker.

Portable Bluetooth speakers are one of the best ways to take those excellent audio waves with you everywhere. Compatible with practically every device out there, Bluetooth speakers will make sure that, as long as your phone, tablet, or laptop is around, your music is loud!

We’ve rounded up some of the best portable Bluetooth speakers that you can take with you just about anywhere!

Sony SRS-X5 Bose  [Read More…]

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…]

Anker is offering a variety of its Bluetooth speakers for up to 43% off

Prices are only good for one day!

There are three different versions included in this sale, and you can’t go wrong with grabbing any of them. The most affordable is the Anker SoundCore mini, which is down to $ 16.99 from $ 29.88. It offers 15 hours of playback time and in addition to Bluetooth, it accepts a microSD card or an Aux cord. It’s small and portable, but only the black version is on sale today.

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Smartphones with the best speakers

There’s no shortage of gimmicks when it comes to smartphones. Manufacturers are known to make interesting attempts to standout from the crowd, and occasionally they do get a hit. One such case was with the HTC One M7. It was the first major Android smartphone player with dual front-facing speakers. This was in an age […]

Amazon Alexa and Echo speakers in Canada: Everything you need to know!

The Amazon Echo and Alexa is officially available to Canadians! Here’s everything you need to know!

Now that the Amazon Echo is officially available in Canada, Amazon has some pretty good deals for Canadians looking to fill their home with smart speakers. While the Echo line of products continues to expand in the U.S., Amazon launched Alexa in Canada along with its three signature Echo Speakers: The Amazon Echo (2nd Gen.), Echo Plus, and Echo Dot (2nd  [Read More…]

Google purchased a company that turns displays into speakers

Is this a sign of things to come on the Pixel 3?

Right ahead of the Pixel 2‘s unveiling last fall, it was announced that Google purchased a heap of smartphone engineers from HTC to spearhead smartphone projects for the coming years. According to a report from Bloomberg, Google made another purchase about a month before this for UK-based company Redux.

If you haven’t heard of Redux, you’re not alone. The company hasn’t actually released any consumer-facing  [Read More…]

Google sold about 6 million Home speakers during the holidays

More than one Google Home was sold every second.

This past holiday season, there’s a good chance you either bought or received a smart speaker of some sort. Amazon’s been dominating this space since the first Echo Dot came out in 2016, but with the launch of the Google Home Mini in late 2017, Google finally had its own ultra-cheap speaker to get inside as many people’s homes as possible.

Google recently shared a post on its  [Read More…]

Roku is working on smart speakers and its own virtual assistant

The two new platforms are called Roku Connect and the Roku Entertainment Assistant.

There are a lot of different smart TV platforms to choose from these days, but if you want access to the most content possible and don’t want to be stuck between middle school feuds, Roku is the way to go. Roku’s been releasing media streaming boxes since as early as 2008, and ten years later in 2018, the company has announced its two latest projects –  [Read More…]