08. September 2016 · Comments Off on Smarthome with Amazon Tap Speaker · Categories: News · Tags: ,

For those of you who are looking for a unique Bluetooth speaker that is both portable and has voice control features – check out the Amazon Tap speaker. Powered by Alexa software, this innovative battery powered speaker has the ability to sync with smart home devices, and can connect via both Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth.

Source: Smarthome with Amazon Tap Speaker | Dispatch Tribunal

03. July 2016 · Comments Off on Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: AI is Coming To Your Home · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The next major, revolutionary tech device might not be far off from mass adoption, given how many big tech players are moving into the space. Now, I’m not talking about smartwatches (please), I’m talking about smart speakers that live in your home and allow you to interact with their personal digital assistant software. amazon was first in this space with the Echo coming out way back in 2014. But now Google has announced Google Home, it’s own smart speaker system. And there’s even rumors that Apple has been working on a Siri smart home speak for years (well before Amazon unveiled the echo).It’s quite possible in a few years time smart speaks in our homes could be as ubiquitous as the smartphones in our pockets. Apple’s yet-to-be-announced Siri speaker aside, how does Google’s smart speaker stack up against Amazon’s? We took a look to find out.

Source: Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: AI is Coming To Your Home | Know Your Mobile

05. June 2016 · Comments Off on Apple’s Rival to Echo May Sport a Camera · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Days ago, Apple was set to go up against Amazon Echo and Google Home, with its own version of Siri-powered device. The device, to help users in their homes, was likely to be just a speaker, similar to its rivals. The iPhone-maker owning the much-famed audio maker Beats, increased the possibility of launching a similar variant soon.According to CNET, the speaker will have a major addition; a built-in camera. This will not only distinguish itself but also raise the bar for smart home devices. The source stated how the device would be “self-aware” and through facial recognition, it will identify users present in the area.

Source: Apple’s Rival to Echo May Sport a Camera

12. April 2016 · Comments Off on Forget smaller iPhones. Where’s Apple’s answer to Amazon Echo? · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Hey Siri, thanks for the smaller phone, but how about an Echo-like smart speaker?Thursday’s a big day in tech. Apple’s iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro go on sale. Also available are the latest products in Amazon’s Echo family of smart speakers: the portable Amazon Tap and speaker attachment Echo Dot.For many of you, it’s Amazon’s products and its digital voice assistant Alexa that are the big draw.

Source: Forget smaller iPhones. Where’s Apple’s answer to Amazon Echo? – CNET

28. March 2016 · Comments Off on Google reportedly building Amazon Echo competitor as industry eyes your home · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Google wants to extend its services into your home, past the Nest, mobile phones, and tablets. The Information reports there is “secret Google project” to make a competitor to the Amazon Echo, a speaker/voice assistant that sits in your home and listens to commands.The publication doesn’t specifically mention features of the Amazon Echo-like device, as the anecdote was included in a story about Google’s Nest division struggling to integrate within the company.

Source: Google reportedly building Amazon Echo competitor as industry eyes your home | ZDNet