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Amazon planning to launch Alexa-powered TV in October

The company is also developing a TV designed in-house, but it's unclear when that might be released

03 Sep 2021 4:06 PM

Smart speaker, displays worldwide shipments reached 55.7 million units in Q4, 2019

Worldwide shipments of smart speakers and smart displays grew by 45 per cent year-on-year.

18 Feb 2020 8:12 AM


Smart speakers have morphed from entertainment tools to serious lifestyle managers.

02 Dec 2019 11:37 AM

Smart speakers: India wants more

Key study by Accenture claims that India is seeing a huge number of smart speaker use.

09 Jan 2019 1:03 PM

CES 2019: Why is Google showing off with Assistant?

Google is at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to showcase what’s in store for the Google Assistant in 2019.

09 Jan 2019 12:09 PM


Google Home gets a more ‘Desi touch’

The Google Assistant will now understand Hindi on Google Home smart speakers.

01 Nov 2018 5:00 PM

How to make your home Alexa smart

Convert your home into a Smart Home by using some of these Amazon Alexa-compatible devices

15 Oct 2018 7:08 PM

Tech controlled Homes: Remote access

The home automation industry is expected to be around Rs 32,000 crore by the end of 2030.

05 Sep 2018 9:11 AM

The world's first blockchain-powered smart speaker is here

The Volareo speaker relies on blockchain technology to offer a truly open-source smart speaker experience.

14 Aug 2018 2:44 PM

Kid skills debut on Amazon Alexa in India

Kids will now be able to engage with their favourite cartoon characters and access new content with 350 new skills.

02 Jul 2018 12:25 PM


“Whenever I close my eyes, I see people dying,” says Alexa

A creepy incident involving Amazon’s AI assistant is leading an Echo user to shut down the speaker completely.

24 Jun 2018 7:18 PM

After Amazon Echo misfire, ways to protect your own privacy

These are some of things you should keep in mind to keep away your smart speaker from spying on you.

26 May 2018 4:12 PM

Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family’s contact

In a statement Thursday, Amazon confirmed the woman’s private conversation had been inadvertently recorded and sent.

25 May 2018 1:43 PM

Apple's cost-effective HomePod rumoured with Beats branding

A statistical report from Strategy Analytics suggests that the company has sold only 600,000 HomePod units in Q1, this year.

21 May 2018 7:02 PM

Amazon Echo Spot review: It's time to sack that old alarm clock

The Amazon Echo Spot brings the convenience of smart voice assistant in a familiar alarm clock form factor.

18 May 2018 6:00 PM


Amazon launches Echo Spot smart speaker

Echo Spot claims to be designed to fit in any part of the home and features a 2.5-inch screen, built-in speaker, and a front-facing camera.

25 Apr 2018 10:43 AM

Google rumoured to bring cheaper Pixel smartphone, smart speakers for India

The midrange smartphone is expected to cement Google's reputation as a commendable player in the hardware segment.

03 Apr 2018 9:16 AM

CES 2018: Smart speaker Kevin makes it seem like you're always home

The smart speaker seems to be inspired by the movie 'Home Alone'.

12 Jan 2018 8:14 PM

BPL to launch Alexa-powered smart speaker next year

The Indian consumer electronic manufacturer will use Amazon’s voice assistant for its compact smart speaker.

20 Oct 2017 6:31 PM

Google's mini smart speaker goes into 'Terminator mode'

Google’s latest AI speaker has been accused of listening over conversations, Google recalled all of them.

11 Oct 2017 8:11 PM