Bowers & Wilkins update the Zeppelin as the way we listen to music changes

Bowers & Wilkins update their iconic Zeppelin speaker, but with new competition, can they still compete in higher-end smart speakers?

More Google Nest smart speakers were shipped than Amazon Echos – Q2 2021 US market share

How the release of Google, Amazon and Apple’s latest smart speakers have shifted the market share in favour of Google Nest over Amazon Echo.

The best Amazon Echo smart speaker deals for Prime Day

Happy Prime Day! If you’ve been eyeing up Amazon’s Echo speakers, now’s time to spend, with huge savings across Amazon today and tomorrow.

Amazon introduce Alexa Guard Plus, Energy Dashboard and Proactive Hunches in the US

Amazon have launched three new Alexa features in the US, aimed to help keep your home secure, energy efficient and smarter than ever.

The real cost of smart speakers (Video)

General interest news site Vox runs down the rise in popularity of smart assistants in the last decade and how your privacy is able to keep the cost of speakers so cheap.

Spotify Podcasts is now available on Alexa outside of the US

After adding the feature to the US around a year ago, Spotify extends support for voice controlled podcasts on Alexa-enabled devices to 11 more countries.

Google share tips on how to spread festive music around your house with Google-Assistant smart speakers

Image credit: Google For those wanting to fill their house with Christmas music, Google share the four steps to maximising festive cheer, with help from their smart speakers. As December rolled around, Christmas has come…

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…