In partnership with Microsoft, Amazon now lets customers directly download Xbox Game Pass titles using the Alexa smart assistant.
Recent Smart Home Stories
Google notified customers of its Google Wifi and Nest Wifi systems that it is moving management of these products to the Google Home app.
Following through on its July 2020 announcement, Microsoft has ended support for the Cortana app on Android and iPhone.
Google announced today that its second-generation Nest Hub is available for preorder. It costs $99.99 and comes in four different colors.
Apple announced that it has discontinued the original HomePod and will focus its smart speaker efforts on the smaller and less expensive HomePod Mini.
Harman Kardon will soon release a software update for its Invoke smart speaker which removes Cortana and turns it into a standard Bluetooth speaker.
Apple didn’t just post record revenues in the most recent quarter, it outperformed Microsoft by an over 2-to-1 margin. What the heck is going on here?
Google this week announced that it was killing its IoT platform, Android Things, less than two years after limiting its use to smart speakers and displays.
Google announced today that it will enable integration between its Nest-branded smart home products and Samsung’s SmartThings platform.
Google announced today that users with Google Assistant-based smart speakers and displays can now control Apple Music by voice.
Amazon alerted users of its Alexa-powered devices that it will soon enable a potentially dangerous new service called Sidewalk. You may want to disable it.
Roku announced today that Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit are now supported on most of its modern streamers and other devices.
Apple has released iOS 14.2, iPadOS 14.2, tvOS 14.2, watchOS 7.1, and HomePod 14.2, delivering many fixes and a few new features.
At a virtual [email protected] event today, Acer launched numerous new products, including several PCs, Chromebooks, and a new smart speaker.
Google this morning announced a simpler and less expensive version of its Nest Thermostat that costs just $129.
Google Wifi and Google Nest Wifi are getting some interesting functional updates, and Google is lowering the price of the older product.
Apple has suddenly stopped selling headphones and speakers from its rivals as it preps new headphones and HomePod releases.
For the second time this year, smart speaker maker Sonos has sued Google for infringing on its patent portfolio.
As it does every September, Amazon today unleashed another amazing collection of Alexa-powered smart home devices.
Amazon FreeTime and FreeTime Unlimited are now called Amazon Kids and Amazon Kids+, and each is getting new content and features.
I was testing Wireless DeX with the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and when I tried to connect it with my PC’s display, I noticed something odd.
Zoom announced today that it is bringing its video meeting service to smart displays made by Amazon, Facebook, and Google.
In the wake of its legal challenge to Google, Sonos has finally gone after the market leader, Amazon, albeit indirectly.
A Microsoft support document reveals that the firm will end support for Cortana on mobile, the Invoke smart speaker, and Surface Headphones.
At its Alexa Live 2020 virtual event today, Amazon has announced dozens of new features for developers targeting the Alexa voice assistant.
The European Commission opened an investigation today into how Big Tech is using voice assistants in anticompetitive ways.
With more and more people working and schooling from home, the need for reliable Internet connectivity is at an all-time high.