Google introduce Hum to Search – “Hey Google, what’s that song that goes na na doo da?”

Image credit: Google A new feature in the Google app help you find the song stuck in your head. Search with a hum, whistle, singing or “da na doo ohh”. While Shazam can help when…

Google Assistant add support for preferred third-party podcast services such as Spotify

“Hey Google, play The Joe Rogan Experience podcast”. An update to the Google Assistant app allows users to set a default podcast platform. The update makes playing podcasts via Google Assistant from service that aren’t…

Xiami’s Google Assistant powered Mi Smart Speaker packs a punch at under $50

The new Mi Smart Speakers from Xiami, currently sold only in India, offers room filling, bass-heavy audio at an affordable price. As Xiami continue to expand beyond smart phones, they recently debuted their new “smarter…

Google announce their new $99 Nest Audio smart speaker

The new Nest Audio speaker is Google’s updated mid-range smart speaker, replacing the Google Home and competing with Amazon’s new Echo speaker. Google held their virtual Pixel event yesterday. Alongside their new flagship Pixel 5…

Amazon’s new redesigned 4th-gen Echo Dot comes in Kids Editions

Launching at the same budget-friendly $50, the new Echo Dot aims to bring Alexa into all homes, making asking questions, smart home controls and listening to music a breeze. Amazon update their best selling smart…

Best Google Assistant enabled home smart speakers 2020

We’ve compiled the top smart speakers for Google Assistant users at each price range. Great for requesting your favourite song on all major streaming services. Find the best Amazon Alexa smart speakers here. Budget ($50)…

Best home smart speakers 2020 – Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant enabled

We’ve compiled the top smart speakers for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant users at each price range. Great for requesting your favourite song on all major streaming services. Budget ($50) The music these speakers produce…

‘Your News Update’ personalised local audio news briefing is coming to Google Podcasts

After launching Your News Update on Google Assistant last year, Google is bringing this personalised news feature to their podcast platform. Podcasts are currently growing more than ever, with news as the fastest growing category….

Google Nest update makes multi-room audio easier

You no longer need to create speaker groups to control music and podcasts throughout the house. Start streaming audio to multiple speakers with a tap. Prior to the new update, multi-room audio was possible via…

Google Assistant update brings new features to all smart devices

Google are bringing more features to all of their speakers and Google Assistant-enabled smart devices. In another attempt to overtake Amazon Alexa in market share, and smart enable all-the-things, Google outline their new features. Voice…