IKEA branching out from flatpack furniture unveiling music products

IKEA have revealed the final design for their new range of music products coming next year in partnership with Teenage Engineering. Last year IKEA announced that they were partnering up with Teenage Engineering to create a…

Spotify are also apparently making a Smart speaker because everyone is now

Spotify are branching from streaming into “category defining” hardware products, and going head to head with the busy Smart speaker market. So after Apple launched the HomePod earlier this month, joining Amazon, Google and other…

Facebook might launch 2 smart speakers by July to rival Apple, Amazon, Google

Just in case there weren’t enough smart speakers in the world following Apple’s HomePod launch Facebook are getting in on the trend. Earlier this month Apple launched their long-teased Smart home speaker to go up…

Bang & Olufsen are helping you transform old speakers into smart speakers

Dust off those vintage speakers and breathe new life into them with Bang & Olufsen’s new project transforming them into WiFi Smart speakers. As everything becomes internet-connected we’re quickly diminishing all of our tech from yester-year,…

“Hey Alexa, make me a new playlist” – Create playlists from Amazon Echo

Amazon have added one of the most requested features to Echo speakers so you can make and stream playlists without the touch of a button. There are thousands of things you can ask Alexa or…

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…

Google are trying to turn screens into speakers with their new startup Redux

Google have quietly snapped up a new startup that is turning screens into speakers on devices like smartphones and tablets. Google have bought a UK startup that is developing some pretty fascinating tech. Though they…

Amazon’s Alexa AI will start powering Toyota cars this year

The AI that has taken over households in Amazon’s incredibly popular Echo speakers will be arriving in certain cars this year. Toyota, one of the world’s leading car manufacturers, have announced the introduction of Alexa…

Amazon Alexa gets in touch with your hometown for cities’ top tracks & more

Amazon’s Alexa is exploring her local neighbourhood and offering the trends she discovers back to you. Amazon have added a feature to Alexa that allows her to play music popular in your city/area. A new…

Spotify goes multi-room with Amazon Echo devices

Amazon have added multi-room support on their Echo speakers for both Spotify and SiriusXM. If you’re the lucky owner of more than one Amazon Echo speakers you can connect them and listen to your music…