‘Your News Update’ personalised local audio news briefing is coming to Google Podcasts

After launching Your News Update on Google Assistant last year, Google is bringing this personalised news feature to their podcast platform. Podcasts are currently growing more than ever, with news as the fastest growing category….

Xbox officially announce Series S design and pricing, plus leaked specs and release date

Last night, information on the cutdown/cheaper next generation Xbox Series S leaked, with design and pricing oficially confirmed by Xbox this morning. We know almost everything there is to know about the flagship next generation…

LG Tone Free HBS-FN6 – self-cleaning wireless earbuds review

On the surface, LG’s Tone Free earbuds may appear to be yet another AirPods Pro competitor, but they hold one unique feature that set them apart from anything we’ve ever seen. LG Tone Free HBS-FN6…

Google Magenta’s Lo-Fi Player is your customisable hip-hop beats producer

Lo-Fi Player is an AI web-based, pixelated, 2D virtual room, that’ll have you producing your own lo-fi beats in no time. Created by summer intern Vibert Thio as a project for Google’s Magenta. Magenta uses…

Qualcomm announce tech to compete with AirPods Pro’s adaptive ANC

Qualcomm discuss the true wireless earbud technology they’ve been working on, that automatically adjusts the sound output in real-time based on fit. US-based company Qualcomm develop wireless technology, software and semiconductors such as the chips…

German radio station SWR uses AI to tailor music to specific listeners

S├╝dwestrundfunk (SWR) updates their radio station app, including a shuffle feature to intelligently change tracks to your liking. One of Germany’s most popular radio stations SWR update their radio app. Alongside the usual rewind and…

Overcast’s beta update show which podcasts are tracking you

Podcast player app Overcast’s new transparency feature shows what services podcasts use to serve ads and track listners. This is the first major podcast platform we’ve seen implement this feature. You can’t opt out of…

Get a free Google Nest Mini speaker with Spotify Premium in the UK

All Spotify Premium, Family, Duo and Student subscribers in the UK are eligble for a free Google Nest Mini smart speaker. In an attempt to dominate the smart speaker market, Google gave away free Google…

TikTok partner with Teespring to integrate creator merch directly in the app

E-commerce platform Teespring team up with short video app TikTok for creators to offer apparel without having to leave the app. Teespring makes selling merchandise easy for creators. Simply create a design from their templates,…

Why is Tencent’s WeSing karaoke platform so popular in Asia?

WeSing, from Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent, is a social karaoke app, thriving as many KTV venues around Asia close during the pandemic. Karaoke is popular in all forms and among all ages in China. The…