Amazon Echo gets contextual commands like “Alexa, play music for working out”

Amazon’s home speaker just got a lot better with Alexa’s ability to understand moods and context for playing music. Amazon have updated their popular home speakers’ artificial intelligence Alexa with a whole new understanding of…

More revealed about Apple’s upcoming HomePod speaker

Apple’s costly toilet rolls… ahem, home speakers are on the way to stores and now we know more of what we can expect from these big marshmallow music players. Apple revealed their HomePod earlier this…

Amazon Echo gets a $45 rival home speaker from Xiaomi

Google, Apple, Facebook – it seems everyone is making smart home speakers now, but Xiaomi’s super cheap one may knock others out of the running. Xiaomi have revealed their very own home speaker that will…

Muru Music is a DJ AI that creates perfect playlists on streaming services

The art of the DJ is choosing the perfect playlist of music that takes you through a winding journey, and Muru Music claims to be able to do it for you. In developing Muru Music, the team…

Amazon Echo speakers just became home intercoms as well

Amazon have brought a new update to their massively popular Amazon Echo speakers connecting more of your home together. Amazon Echo is a home speaker that can do everything from play music, look up the…

Apple just announced their expensive home speaker that will “reinvent home music”

Apple have revealed the HomePod, a Siri powered home speaker that is unique because… erm… well, because it’s made by Apple. This week Apple announced their first own-brand speaker, the HomePod, which introduces a new…

Amazon reveal new Echo speaker with a touchscreen + more

The Amazon Echo Show is the debut screened version of their massively popular Echo home speakers, opening up a world of new possibilities. Echo Show brings all the features that made Amazon Echo speakers such…

New Cortana powered home assistant speaker teased by Harmon Kardon

After revealing the first ever speaker to feature Microsoft’s Cortana AI in December Harman Kardon have shared some more about the Amazon Echo competitor. Microsoft announced that Cortana, Microsoft’s version of Siri and Alexa, would…

Lyrebird is an AI that can recreate your voice from 60 seconds of speech

The ability to make anyone say what you want is quickly becoming a reality with fresh startup Lyrebird propelling voice synthesis further than ever before. Lyrebird is a massively impressive AI that beats out all of…

Microsoft put Cortana into speakers to compete with Amazon Echo and Alexa

The first smart home speaker featuring Microsoft’s Cortana AI has been revealed, taking on Amazon Echo and Google Home. Seeing the success of Amazon’s AI when used casually like a home assistant Microsoft announced last…