The smart speaker boom isn’t really surprising. Having an omnipresent virtual assistant in the home is pretty useful, whether you want to listen to music or prove you’re right in an argument about some useless factoid. It’s hard to argue with their usefulness, despite the massive security concerns.
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Smart speakers are all the rage these days. Google and Amazon have a lead on just about everyone, but that doesn’t mean companies like Apple, Samsung, and now apparently Motorola, don’t want in on the action.
The race to conquer the connected home is on and Google is looking to launch a new product to compete with Amazon. According to Nikkei Asian Review, Google will launch a smart speaker with a display by the end of 2018, and likely before the holiday ... Read More »
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There are quite a few different smart speakers to choose from right now, and Samsung is officially jumping into the mix.
We may be Google fanboys, but it’s obvious that Amazon has long dominated the smart speaker game. But that may be changing soon, because in Q1 of 2018, Google beat Amazon in smart speaker sales for the first time.
Google sold 3.2 million devices during that time compared to Amazon’s 2.5 ... Read More »
According to a report from Variety, Google is looking into ways to create its own smart display device. This smart display device would rival Amazon’s Echo Show, which boasts the assistant technology of Amazon Alexa, with the added opportunities of a display, which include video calls, the ability to show media, ... Read More »
Facebook will delay the announcement of its own smart speaker amidst scrutiny over the company’s data practices, Bloomberg reports. The social media giant has come under fire recently for its alleged part in allowing Cambridge Analytica, a political advertising firm, to gain unauthorized access to the information of over 50 million people. The ... Read More »
At the tail-end of 2017, LG made its ThinQ smart speaker officially official. The company would later unveil another device, too, this one equipped with a touchscreen. LG didn’t say how much these devices would cost when they were announced, but that’s changing today thanks to a ... Read More »
Samsung‘s smart speaker, which will have the company’s digital assistant Bixby on board, was first reported on way back in July of last year. Not long after that, another report suggested the company wasn’t making such a device after ... Read More »
Word is that Samsung is planning on building its own smart speaker and that it may be unveiled in the early stages of 2018. Now LG has revealed that it plans on jumping ahead by announcing its own smart speaker at ... Read More »