Google kills its Chromecast Audio dongle
With smart speakers becoming ubiquitous, something had to give.
Google is using AI to curate personalized news for smart speakers
An open audio news standard for the Assistant could be huge.
You can now sync Chromecast with Google Home speakers
Chromecast can be added to speaker groups.
Huawei cloned another famous smart speaker
The first looked like a Google Home; this one resembles Apple's HomePod.
Alexa's intercom-like announcements arrive on Sonos One and Beam
Just add the company's Alexa-powered speakers to your home network.
It's too easy to trick your Echo into spying on you
"Alexa, define privacy."
Onkyo's high-end receivers will link up with Sonos
You can control your receiver with Alexa as well.
Roku bought a Sonos-like company focused on multi-room audio
Another sign Roku might be working on a smart speaker.
Harman Kardon Invoke review: The first Cortana speaker sounds amazing
But Cortana needs to evolve to better match the competition.