BBC Creating a Virtual Voice Assistant to Compete with Alexa, Siri and OK Google

It has been reported that the BBC are working on a voice assistant in the same style as Siri, Alexa or Google. “It would be your trusted guide to information, education and entertainment,” says an…

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…

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…

Make and take calls on Apple HomePod soon with iOS 12

Reporters who claim to have had a look at iOS 12 on Apple’s popular home speaker have revealed some cool new additions including AI-powered phone calls. French site iGeneration say they’ve had a look at the…

Apple’s HomePod sounds amazing but that’s about it

Apple’s version of the Amazon Echo is available now and sounds unbeatable, but as a home speaker it’s incredibly restrictive and… Apple-y. Apple revealed last year that they would be bringing out their own home…

Apple’s expensive shot at a smart speaker HomePod launches in 2 weeks

Following in the steps of rivals Amazon and Google, Apple’s first step into the realm of smart speakers is approaching launch day. After Amazon revolutionised tech assistants with the Amazon Echo and Google tried to…

Sonos might be built into IKEA furniture after new partnership

Would you stream music through your furniture? You may be able to soon with a new partnership between Sonos and IKEA. In what IKEA calls their third-step for its Home Smart initiative which has so…

Will.I.Am has another stupid endeavour; this time a Siri and Alexa rival

Will.I.Am won’t quit with his ridiculous attempts at innovation and now he’s taking on the biggest tech companies in the world with his own voice powered AI. Did you know that ex-Black Eyed Pea Will.I.Am…

Is music streaming coming to Apple Watches this week?

Apple’s upcoming Watch release notes supposedly leaked this week and seem to confirm that music streaming is on the way to Apple Watch Series 3. A series of notes posted on Twitter by developer Guilherme…

Hey Alexa, you’re in Motorola phones now?

Motorola are still making phones (who knew, huh?) and soon they’re launching the X4, an Amazon Alexa powered smartphone. Amazon have been revolutionising home-life with their deeply intelligent AI Alexa, aiding people in everything from music,…