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…

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…

Ex-Spotify executive Pascal De Mul joins Deezer to head up partnerships

Deezer have nabbed a new hire from Spotify in the shape of Pascal De Mul, bringing with him 5 years of experience working on Spotify partnerships. Pascal De Mul joins Deezer as chief partnerships officer to…

Amazon have sold over 5 million Echo home speakers in just two years

Amazon Echo is dominating the home speakers market despite increased competition, a new report indicates. An analysis by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners indicates that Amazon Echo has been a giant success since launching at the end…

Amazon reportedly working on a touchscreen Echo speaker

A report has revealed that Amazon might be working on a new smart speaker to follow their Echo speakers but with a 7-inch touchscreen and high-end audio. Yesterday Bloomberg reported that Amazon are developing a…

Amazon Music Unlimited, new streaming service launches in the UK

Amazon’s brand new, standalone music streaming service debuted in the US last month and has now crossed the pond and launched in the UK. After rumours and plans for ages that Amazon were going to launch…

Amazon take on music streamers like Spotify with new, cheaper streaming service

Amazon have launched their long-awaited standalone music streaming service and are immediately competing with rivals offering cheaper subscription prices. In June 2014 Amazon launched a music streaming service alongside free shipping and a video service with…