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.

Pandora are launching Interactive Voice Ads beta

Want to hear more of the Pandora ad? Just reply “Yes” to your phone. Interactive Voice Ads are now launching in beta. In April last year, Pandora showed interest in the idea of interacting with…

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…

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…

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…