Speak to a new Google Assistant with new voices in 9 countries

You might have a surprise next time you use Google Assistant and hear a new voice talking back at you from your devices. Google have launched secondary voice options for the virtual assistant for the…

Hey Alexa, speak Hindi; Amazon updates assistant for India

Amazon Alexa can now talk to half a billion people in India as the assistant gets support to speak in Hindi. Hindi is spoken by roughly half a billion people in India, whilst English is…

“Siri, play Spotify” Apple and Spotify’s rivalry settles for voice control

Spotify and Apple’s rivalry is no secret, especially since Apple Music launched, but finally you’ll be able to tell Siri to use Spotify on Apple devices. Spotify and Apple are two of the most prominent…

Bose speakers are getting smarter with Google Assistant

More and more speakers are getting voice control AI as music tech gets interactive and Bose are the latest to get in on the trend. Google and Bose have announced that they are joining forces…

Facebook are working on their own voice-powered AI

It was only a matter of time before Facebook joined the trend with their own artificial intelligence voice assistant. Facebook want to start talking back to their 2.3 billion users around the world by developing…

Amazon are making their own version of Apple’s AirPods

Amazon are creating their first Alexa wearable which looks to take Apple’s controversial yet popular AirPods head on. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Amazon are producing wireless earbuds as the first in a…

Pandora want you to talk to adverts with your voice

Pandora are going to start testing interactive voice ads on their music streaming service later this year. The future of advertising could see us having a conversation with AIs like Siri as we find out…

Amazon Alexa voice control opens to all Bluetooth headphones

Prepare to see loads more Bluetooth headphones with voice control courtesy of Amazon’s Alexa AI now open to all. Amazon have announced that they’re opening up their Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit tool to developers so…

Embrace colour with 5 limited edition Sonos One speakers

Sonos make a quality streaming speaker but when it comes to colour they don’t really stand out. Their partnership with HAY is changing that with 5 vibrant new speakers available for a limited time. Sonos…

Sonos delay their Google Assistant support until next year

Sonos claim that with Google Assistant integrated into their speakers, “playing music with your voice is just the beginning of what’s possible”, but you’re going to have to wait longer for it. It’s been a…