Google announced today that it is using AI to enhance the audio news capabilities of Google Assistant and Google Home.
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Apple Music is coming to the Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered smart devices, starting December 17.
Black Friday may get all the press, but Cyber Monday continues to be the biggest day for online shopping, Amazon confirmed today.
Google has figured out a way to subvert Siri so that you can use it to summon Google Assistant on the iPhone instead.
Google has finally added multi-room audio functionality to its video-based Chromecast, Google Home, and Smart Display devices
Microsoft has brought Skype audio and video calling to the Alexa platform. And it works with all modern Alexa devices.
Rarely has a technology product inserted itself so seamlessly into my family's daily lives.
It's yet another not-so-subtle indication that Microsoft is pushing Cortana aside for Amazon's digital personal assistant
Intel's Neural Compute Stick 2 will help makers bring computer vision and AI to IoT and edge device prototypes.
Samsung didn't just announce a foldable display yesterday. Here are some of the firm's other interesting initiatives.
Sonos will not be able to deliver Google Assistant support to its home speaker systems in 2018 as planned.
Roku announced that the Google Assistant is now available on its newer living room set-top boxes and smart TVs in the U.S.
I really like Google's Smart Display platform, but a recent functional addition really puts it over the top.
Amazon is now pushing its less well-known Alexa for Business offering to third-party Alexa-compatible devices.
When Google first announced its Home Hub, I assumed that it was, you know, an actual smart home hub. It's not.
This week, Google announced lots of new hardware. But if that's all you got from the event, you're missing the point.
Google announced a new aqua-colored Google Home Mini smart speaker today. Big deal, you say?
As it does at this time every year, Roku has announced an updated lineup of living room set-top boxes.
Today, Amazon announced numerous new smart home products, among them a smart display that will include Skype video call support. Oops.
Today, Amazon revealed that it is dramatically increasing the number of Alexa-powered smart home devices it sells.
The Cortana-based Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker is currently on sale for just $50 at Best Buy.
Look out, Apple, Google, and Microsoft: Amazon is trying to muscle in on this month of tech device announcements.
Lenovo announced several new consumer PCs, an "extreme" version of its ThinkPad X1 Carbon, three new Chromebooks, and new smart home devices.
Remember the gorgeous Cortana-powered thermostat? It's now available at the Microsoft Store.
While Google's plans for new Pixel phones and Pixelbook Chromebooks have leaked repeatedly, this one, I think, is new.
Two new reports point to an inevitable conclusion: Google could overtake Amazon in the smart speaker market as soon as this year.
Some of Google's hardware is on sale via the Google Store, and the prices match the lowest we've seen yet for this generation of devices.