Michael B. Jordan is Alexa’s voice (and body) in Amazon’s Super Bowl ad

Ahead of Sunday’s match between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, you can watch the ad Amazon will air during the Super Bowl. Titled Alexa’s…

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Alexa’s ‘tell me when’ command sets reminders for upcoming events

Amazon is making it easier to remember an event you don’t want to miss. The Verge reports that Amazon has quietly introduced a hinted-at “tell me when”…

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The Queen’s Christmas message will be available on Alexa for the first time

You won’t have to go out of your way to catch Queen Elizabeth II’s annual Christmas Day message if you have an Echo (or a similar device)…

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Google is officially retiring the Home Max

Say goodbye to the Home Max, Google’s original large smart speaker meant to provide HiFi audio. The company has shared with Engadget that it is no longer…

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Lenovo’s Google-powered Smart Clocks hit all-time low prices for Black Friday

You might have an easier time deciding on a Google Assistant smart display this Black Friday. Lenovo’s Smart Clock is on sale now at Best Buy for…

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HomePod’s first jailbreak opens the door to unofficial features

Apple’s HomePod smart speaker hasn’t been a target for jailbreakers like the iPhone or iPad, but it’s now more of a priority. As 9to5Mac reports, coder L1ngL1ng…

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AI could tell smart speakers what direction your voice is coming from

AI might soon be an ally in the quest to banish wake words from voice assistants. Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a machine learning model that…

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Sonos sues Google for infringing on five more speaker patents

Just one day before Google’s Pixel 5 reveal, Sonos has filed a new lawsuit against the search giant, alleging it has infringed five more patents. The patents…

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Amazon’s back-to-school deals include a $75 Echo Plus

Amazon is joining the back-to-school sales rush, and like many companies its bargains reflect the learn-from-home reality of the pandemic. Its limited time sale is highlighted by…

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Grab a free Amazon Echo Show 5 when you buy an Echo Studio at Best Buy

Best Buy might be your ticket if you’re looking to get started on a smart home and want better sound than you usually get from smart speakers….

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