Google this week updated the software for its Chromecast devices to support a new Ambient Mode that displays when no content is being cast.
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Roku today announced its first step into the smart speaker market with its Roku TV Wireless Speakers.
AirPlay 2 is finally here with multi-room audio support on Sonos speakers.
Netflix's new feature will make sure you always have something downloaded to watch when you have no internet.
This is an astonishing example of Apple's popularity in its home market, given that Spotify is outperforming Apple Music handily in all other markets.
We're only halfway through 2018, but I've already listened to a long list of great new audiobooks, plus a handful of favorites from the past.
Several cord-cutting services have announced price hikes recently. This isn't the way it's supposed to work.
Microsoft announced today that Showtime has commissioned a 10-episode season of Halo, which is based on the game series.
Sling TV announced a major restructuring of its cord-cutting service, with new free and à la carte offerings.
You may have seen reports that Apple is going to launch a TV subscription service. Relax. It's not what you think it is.
Google has released its new Podcasts app globally to the Play Store, giving Android users another option for listening to audio content.
Cord-cutters are familiar with popular services like Netflix and Hulu. But many have probably never heard about Tubi.
There's no official announcement yet, but Google Podcasts is now available. You just need to know where to look.
Google brings its YouTube Music and Premium subscription services to 12 new markets.
A Google-centric blog has discovered evidence that the search giant will finally release its own podcasts app for Android.
Today, Amazon announced the Fire TV Cube, an interesting hybrid of its Fire TV set-top boxes and Echo smart speakers.
Last week's unexpected Groove news has triggered some latent remorseful feelings from Microsoft's world-weary fans. I feel it too.
Last week, I provided an update on our cord-cutting efforts. Maybe I should have waited, as things are changing yet again.
The Google Photos website has been converted to a Progressive Web App so that it can be installed on desktop PCs.
In the wake of Microsoft's most recent step back from online music, I'm struck by how many people feel burned by this coming change.
This isn't a huge surprise, but Microsoft revealed today that it will retire its Groove app for Android and iOS this year.
Not sure how I missed this when it happened three weeks ago, but the Hulu with Live TV service now offers a guide.
Plex has released a major update to its apps, adding new customization features and podcast support.
In the three months or so since we've switched (back) to cord-cutting services, we've been mostly happy with the decision.
Last year, streaming music revenues surpassed those of other formats. But we're losing something important in this transition.
YouTube Music will start rolling out today in the U.S., Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea.
In a bid to help its users avoid noise and nonsense, Instagram said this week that it will finally add a Mute feature.