Tag Archive: Speakers

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…]

These are the best Google Assistant speakers you can buy

Whether you want an easy way to check the weather, control smart home devices, stream music, or any other multitude of things, Google Assistant speakers are the way to go. They come in many shapes, sizes, and prices, but no matter which one you buy, you get the same core experience. If you’re in the market for your first Assistant device or need another for your growing collection, here’s a list of our current favorites.

Tiny powerhouse Google Home  [Read More…]

Bose adds Google Assistant to its range of smart speakers and soundbars

A new Bose Home 300 speaker is also expected to launch this summer.

What you need to know Google Assistant support has been added to the Bose Home Speaker 500, Bose Soundbar 500 and 700 smart speakers. A new Bose Home Speaker 300 will also launch later this summer with Google Assistant support. You’ll be able to switch to Google Assistant in the Bose Music App under Voice Settings after an update.

If you’ve got a Bose  [Read More…]

Edifier S880DB bookshelf speakers review

In an age of wireless connectivity, Bluetooth reigns over all. So many of our speakers and headphones allow for a cord-free connection to our phones or laptops. It’s incredible, right?

What happens when you want to upgrade your speaker setup for an existing device? Maybe you’ve got an old turntable record player or favorite TV and you’re looking to improve on the audio front. You can’t sprinkle wireless connectivity on a device and pair it with some new speakers.

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Snag three Echo Dot speakers for your home and save $80 instantly

Start controlling smart home devices with Alexa.

Now’s your opportunity to pick up three Echo Dot speakers at a discount, as Amazon is offering $ 80 off your purchase when you add three of the smart speakers to your cart. Though they regularly sell for $ 49.99 each, today’s deal will score you the speakers for only $ 69.97! That’s like paying a little over $ 23 for each one, which beats the deal of $ 24 we saw  [Read More…]