Top 3 smart speakers under $100 – Apple HomePod mini vs. Google Nest Audio vs. Amazon Echo 2020

In the space of a couple of months, the smart speaker game at $100 has seriously heated up, with devices from Apple, Google and Amazon. Two months ago, we put together our pick of the…

Sonos and GE Appliances team up to announce when your oven is pre-heated or dishwasher cycle is done

Sonos owners will be able to be alerted by their smart connected GE Appliances such as when the oven is pre-heated or the dishwasher cycle is completed. Since Sonos included Google Assistant and Alexa in…

YouTube Music lets free users cast uploaded music to speakers

YouTube Music users on the free tier can now cast there owned music to smart speakers. You’ll still need a Premium account to cast streamed music. Previously a Premium account was required to cast any…

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…

Will iPhone 12 come with EarPods wired earphones? Apple may remove them to boost AirPods sales

It looks like the upcoming iPhone 12 may not come with earphones in a bid to push sales of Apple’s wireless AirPods. Apple have a track record of making questionable moves for music lovers with…

“Alexa, Shazam yourself!” – How to get Alexa to identify songs that are playing

Who needs Shazam? Speaker with Alexa can get her to recognise the music she’s playing and tell you all about it. When you’re listening to music through any Alexa-enabled smart speaker you can ask her…

Sonos announce a trio of new speakers with a fat sub and a brand new Dolby Atmos soundbar

Sonos have revealed three brand new speakers which will enhance upon three of their existing speakers. This week a bunch of leaks seemed to suggest that Sonos had some new speakers in the works. A…

New Sonos leaks reveal massive sub and a follow up to the Play:5 and Playbar

New online leaks seem to show a bunch of new devices in the pipeline for Sonos with an official announcement on the way this week. New images were posted in a, since deleted, tweet that…

Napster power brand new radio-like streams on Sonos

Sonos have launched a new music powered experience to play through their smart speakers. Today Sonos and Napster launch their new linear, ad-funded webcast on Sonos apps in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK,…

This new quarantine game lets you play with friends from home + your smart speaker

This party game sets you the task of talking to your Smart Speaker in just the right way to win this new quarantine game. Hey Robot is a game that’s been building support on Kickstarter…