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IKEA announced a partnership to sell a custom line of smart speakers with Sonos in 2017. Even though it’s not clear what the furniture company could venture into, there’s a confirmation about when. The IKEA Symfonisk line will kick start this August. IKEA and Sonos made the joint announcement in an intensely orchestral video shared by Variety. Although both companies didn’t give away what the speakers will look like, however, they both seem to have something different coming. Rather than a speaker that is placed on bookshelves, these...
After Amazon and Google came out with smart speakers accompanied by a virtual assistant, Apple thought of following suit. And once Apple started with their experiments, you can’t expect Samsung not to follow their footsteps. Samsung has always taken its rivalry with Apple quite seriously. On many occasions have tried to come at par with it. According to Bloomberg reports, Samsung smart speakers are soon to be launched in the first half of 2018. It’s Official DJ Koh, the chief executive of Samsung Mobile confirmed that the company ...
The competition for providing voice controlled systems has upended after the launch of Google’s Assistant and Amazon’s Echo in the market. Sonos is a popular maker of Wi-Fi enabled speakers, based in Boston. This year Sonos has announced its new product, but surprisingly it is not connected with the voice control technology. It is simply a classic example of a home theatre audio system. Sonos Playbase is a well-designed system aiming for better internet connectivity and sound in home theatre systems. After Playbar, Sonos Playbase is t...
Since the search engine giant has introduced Google Home in its I/O 2016 conference, we are hearing a lot of comparisons to decide which is better in Google Home vs. Amazon Echo. Well, Google Home is intended to compete against Amazon’s widely popular smart speaker, so it is obvious people want to know which one is worth buying. So, here begins the battle of the smart speakers: Google Home vs. Amazon Echo. Design Both the speakers are cylindrically shaped. Amazon’s Echo comes in a matte black finish and is much taller than Goog...