Apple working with other companies? HomePod to add non-Apple music services

Apple are famous for many things and one of the most notorious is how unwilling they are to work with competitors, so their HomePod news was a surprise. Apple’s WWDC event last week saw some…

Ex-Apple employees work on a HomePod competitor

Startup Syng, lead by former Apple designer Christopher Stringer and engineer Afrooz Family are developing Cell speakers. The speaker system is said to be a truly revolutionary home audio solution, to tackle both HomePod and…

Apple to release HomePod 2 later this year

The update due later this year will reportedly fix the two major flaws with the original HomePod, adding third-party streaming support and dropping the price. Apple are said to be ready to release their first…

Apple TV gets Spotify, and Spotify gets Siri

Apple and Spotify put their rivalry aside once more as their relationship strengthens even deeper with music streaming support. Following Apple’s iOS 13 launch last month, Spotify have updated their app to accompany the new…

Apple HomePod speakers getting radio streaming and ambient music mode

Apple have announced a bunch of new features for the HomePod after staying silent on their Smart Speakers at the recent iPhone launch. Following silence at Apple’s press event last week on their flagship streaming…

Smart Speakers are the new big tech battle, and big privacy debate

Is this town big enough for all of the different companies vying to be number in the new realm of home Smart speakers? Smart speakers have found their way into many of our homes in…

Apple HomePod Can Tell Who is Speaking to It and Support Handoff in iOS 13

iOS 13 is coming and the HomePod is getting a much needed new features. With iOS 13 HomePod will finally be able to recognize who is speaking to it and tailor its responses accordingly. It…

Tencent take Siri on with their own voice assistant

Watch out Siri, you may be about to launch in China in the shape of Apple’s smart speaker but Tencent are looming with their own artificial intelligence on the way. As Apple build up to…

Apple AirPlay is getting sequel, here’s where it’s coming to

Apple’s AirPlay software is getting an update soon making an even easier and smoother experience for playing music between devices. AirPlay allows Apple devices to connect between each other and speakers/receivers to send music or…

Samsung have unveiled their UFO-looking Smart speaker

Samsung have revealed their entry into the, definitely not already over-saturated with players, world of smart speakers and it looks like it descended from the sky. The Galaxy Home is Samsung’s first home speaker and…