Skip to content
Latest Smart Assistants News
SEE SMART ASSISTANTS STORIES BY CATEGORY
NewsThe updated Echo Show 5 arrives with a faster processor and new speakers, while the affordable and semi-spherical Echo Pop comes in four colors. NewsThe Pixel Tablet and dock combo will cost $499 when it ships next month, making the package considerably less pricey than expected. NewsThe plus-sized Sony SRS-XV800 Bluetooth speaker is a towering, battery-powered, wheeled behemoth. Sony also announced the compact SRS-XB100.
NewsGoogle teased a Nest-style dock for its upcoming Google Pixel Tablet last year. Will the finished product take the stage at Google I/O 2023? NewsAlexa will give you real-time updates on your Uber Eats delivery, including when your order is arriving and whether there are any changes. NewsAlexa's support for the new, ecosystem-unifying smart home standard is no longer limited to Wi-Fi. NewsA reference to a third-generation Echo Show 5 display has been spotted on an Amazon help page. Is a new version of the smallest Echo display on the way? NewsThe luxury brand’s latest portable speaker, the Beosound A5, has a Bluetooth 5.2 radio, but it also supports AirPlay 2, Chromecast, and Bang & Olufsen’s own Beolink Multiroom technology. NewsToo much chatter from Google Assistant? If so, good news: The Assistant will now acknowledge certain commands with a chime rather than by speaking. NewsIf your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm goes off, your HomePod or HomePod mini can detect the sound and trigger a notification. NewsT-Mobile just became the latest carrier to offer hands-free calling through Alexa, joining AT&T and Verizon. NewsApple still has plans for a HomePod smart display, but it probably won't arrive this year, according to the latest buzz. NewsSonos Era 100 and Sonos Era 300 feature Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth connectivity. The larger speaker delivers spatial audio from a single cabinet or a two-piece set. NewsPowerful amps, big woofers, colorful lighting, and IPX4 weather resistance highlight LG's new XBoom XL5 and XL7 party speakers. NewsFive updates to the Sony Bravia XR lineup include a new QD OLED in the Sony Master series, three new mini-LED series, and a new full-array backlight series. NewsKEF’s Metamaterial Absorption Technology (MAT) promises to create an “acoustic black hole” that eliminates distortion. NewsThe Middleton is the latest speaker from Sweden's Zound Industries, which builds speakers and headphones under license from Marshall Amplification. UpdatedCould a new version of the full-size Apple HomePod be on the way? Here's what we've heard about a successor to Apple's HomeKit hub. NewsApple once again asks a premium price for a home audio device.
NewsThis less-than-8-pound battery-powered portable speaker rattled our fillings.