New HomePod mini shows Apple is getting serious about smart speakers

At its hardware launch event today – where we also saw new iPhone 12 handsets – Apple introduced the HomePod mini, a smaller and more affordable follow-up to the first HomePod that launched back in 2017.Continue ReadingCategory: Home Entertainment, Tec… Continue reading New HomePod mini shows Apple is getting serious about smart speakers

UE true wireless earphones offer a custom fit in less than 60 seconds

True wireless earphones are a great way to listen to music on the move without the blight of cable spaghetti. But getting a good fit is vital, both for optimum sound quality and to ensure the buds stay put. Each ear is unique though, meaning the suppli… Continue reading UE true wireless earphones offer a custom fit in less than 60 seconds

Google unveils new Pixels, a new Chromecast, and a new smart speaker

Like most tech launches at the moment, Google’s October event was an online-only, livestreamed affair, but there was still plenty of new hardware on show: two new Pixel phones, a new Chromecast with Google TV on board, and a new Nest Audio speaker.Cont… Continue reading Google unveils new Pixels, a new Chromecast, and a new smart speaker

Google unveils new Pixels, a new Chromecast, and a new smart speaker

Like most tech launches at the moment, Google’s October event was an online-only, livestreamed affair, but there was still plenty of new hardware on show: two new Pixel phones, a new Chromecast with Google TV on board, and a new Nest Audio speaker.Cont… Continue reading Google unveils new Pixels, a new Chromecast, and a new smart speaker

Roku squeezes 4K streaming player into compact soundbar

Watching streamed content on a big TV can involve a good many cables running between your media streamer, soundbar or surround-sound audio setup and TV. Roku aims to cut some of the clutter with the Streambar, one unit that combines a streaming player … Continue reading Roku squeezes 4K streaming player into compact soundbar

Bose improves noise masking performance for second generation Sleepbuds

Back in late 2017, Bose launched an Indiegogo for a new pair of earbuds designed to help folks get a good night’s sleep. The Sleepbuds subsequently went on general sale in the middle of the following year and now the second generation is being readied … Continue reading Bose improves noise masking performance for second generation Sleepbuds