Apple’s HomePod Speaker: revolutionary design or a marshmallow toilet roll?

This week Apple unveiled the HomePod speaker, taking on Amazon and Google, but as usual for an Apple product the design jokes are rolling in. Apple’s newly revealed home speaker, HomePod, will see the tech…

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…

Amazon Music are putting on exclusive live music gigs for Prime members

Amazon are kicking off a bunch of live gigs across London starting with Blondie as a new exclusive benefit for Amazon Prime members. Amazon are launching a bunch of intimate gigs with massive artists as…

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…

Spotify are working on a “category defining” wearable and/or home speaker

A new job listing reveals that Spotify are looking to start developing their own technology “akin to Pebble Watch, Amazon Echo, and Snap Spectacles”. The listing was first revealed by Zatz Not Funny which showed…

Amazon Prime Music could be taking on Apple Music in India

After introducing Prime Video to India last year it seems like Amazon could be bringing Prime Music streaming as well. Amazon are reportedly bringing their Amazon Prime music streaming service to India following the launch…

Songwriters petition as streaming royalties are being set by the copyright board

America’s Copyright Royalty Board are currently setting the standard streaming royalty rates for the next 5 years with songwriters and labels fighting services for an increase. Yesterday the Copyright Royalty Board went to court to…

The global music industry just saw it’s biggest growth in 15 years

The recorded music industry around the world has seen a massive leap, aided by the new popularity of streaming services, with the biggest growth in over 15 years. A new report from Midia Research shows…

LEAKED: New Sonos Soundbar for your TV to stand on

A leaked product listing has revealed what could well be Sonos’ next speaker and looks like an all new soundbar for your TV to sit on. A listing on B&H revealed a leaked Sonos speaker called…