IKEA’s Symfonik lineup is perfect if you’re considering the Sonos ecosystem but are put off by the high prices of Sonos-branded speakers.
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Google disabled Xiaomi’s access to its Assistant and Home and Nest devices after a security breach almost two weeks ago.
I know that Bluetooth can't meet my whole-house audio needs, but I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the adapter I tested.
The allegations in Sonos v. Google are troubling but I’ve also been having problems with my all-Google whole-house audio solution.
Amazon has announced a major new milestone for Fire TV as it expands the technology to in-car entertainment and more.
Google has temporarily disabled Xiaomi’s access to its Assistant and Home and Nest devices after a security breach.
As part of its partnership in the Connected Home over IP alliance, Apple said that it would open-source some of HomeKit.
In a long-overdue move, Amazon, Apple, Google, and others are partnering on a standard for the smart home industry.
A new Google Assistant feature called interpreter mode will bring real-time translation features to both Android and iOS.
Cord-cutting services got more expensive in 2019, but despite one notable defeat, the number of services expanded dramatically.
Amazon is soon going to get into smart light bulbs with a new Ring-branded smart light bulb. The details are scarce, though.
Google announced this week that it is adding support for Google Keep, Any.do, AnyList, and Bring to its Assistant.
With my three-year-old Roku Premiere+ exhibiting regular performance problems, I started looking around for a replacement.
The Fire TV Blaster is a Fire TV and Echo device add-on that brings Alexa capabilities to existing TVs and other entertainment devices.
Google today announced a feature called “Your News Update” for its Assistant-powered smart speakers and smartphones.
New data from Canalys claims that Google smart speaker sales plummeted 40 percent year-over-year. What’s happening?
With the release this week of the November 2019 Xbox One Update, the Google Assistant is now available on Microsoft’s console.
Amazon is allowing users of its FireTV and Echo products to combine them and create a home theater solution.
The ability to create stereo pairs with Google Home smart speakers is a great if long overdue addition to the platform.
I was just pondering the pointlessness of all the Google Home smart speakers we have. And then Google saved the day.
Starting next week, SiriusXM subscribers will be able to access their content from any Google Assistant-capable smart device.
You can now finally get Alexa to wake you up and turn your lights at the same time, or slowly dim your lights as you fall asleep.
Customers who purchase any “made by Google” product, including the Pixel 4, will get some free perks from Google One
Each year, Amazon announces a tsunami of new Alexa-powered products. And each year, Google counters with … what?
Amazon announced today that YouTube TV is now available on its Fire TV devices for the first time.
With antitrust regulators breathing down its neck, Amazon has extended an olive branch to other makers of digital personal assistants.
European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has been given additional responsibilities related to digital affairs.