“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…

Marshall unveil their new bluetooth speakers with AirPlay 2 and Alexa

Marshall have revealed their new Uxbridge Voice speaker with all the modern streaming and voice control action you can ask for. In recent years Marshall have gone beyond their long lasting legacy as guitar amp…

Sonos end ‘Recycle Mode’ for old devices that are being replaced

As they phase out support for their older devices Sonos have abandoned their plans for legacy devices. Sonos announced near the start of the year that they would be fully phasing out their older products…

Charge your phone wirelessly and blast the tunes with Belkin & Devialet’s Smart Speaker

Belkin have teamed up with house-shaking speaker makers Devialet for a Smart Speaker that keeps your phone juiced sans-cable. Devialet are renowned for making speakers to blow your face off with crystal quality in an…

Listen to Apple Podcasts now on Echo speakers

Alexa has given in and nearly a year after adding Apple Music to her music streaming database, she’s playing podcasts. Get your favourite podcasts playing around the house from Amazon Echo speakers. Apple Podcasts are…

Spotify Free listeners can stream on Sonos, Alexa, and Bose now

Spotify are breaking out of their smart speaker restrictions so that free listeners can stream music on their favourite speakers just like Premium users. I know many people who’ve gone through this tragedy: You return…