The connected speaker market is still a tiny one, but it may get much bigger in 2017. A new report predicts that we will see a combined total of 24.5 million Google Home and Amazon Echo connected speakers ship in the new year, well above the 6.5 million units that shipped in 2016. The report comes from VoiceLabs, which offers a voice analytics software product called … [Read more...] about Report: Google Home and Amazon Echo speakers to see shipments surge in 2017
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The battle for the smart home has been warring on for some time already, but Apple has just entered the fray with the introduction of its new HomePod. The HomePod was unveiled during the company’s WWDC 2017 keynote, and the smart home speaker is clearly designed to take on the likes of Google Home and the market leading Amazon Echo. So here’s how the devices … [Read more...] about Google Home vs Amazon Echo vs Apple HomePod: features comparison
The Google Home smart assistant was released just over a year ago, and a lot has changed since then. At the time of launch, a lot of people were disappointed at its ability vs the Amazon Echo, which had already been on the market for almost 2 years. During these 2 years, hundreds of developers had already created custom voice commands to control your Amazonian hardware … [Read more...] about Google Home vs Amazon Echo
posted on 24 Jan 2018, 05:35 9 1. cmdacos (Posts: 1690; Member since: 01 Nov 2016) 'strongest glass ever on a smartphone' posted on 24 Jan 2018, 05:40 9 3. duckofdeath (Posts: 91; Member since: 19 Jan 2018) Haha, yeah. This is not the first time this guy has pre-hyped Apple products with lies. It's more of a rule than an exception. posted on 24 Jan 2018, … [Read more...] about Comments for : Tim Cook: Apple’s HomePod has an ‘audio’ advantage vs Google Home or Amazon Echo
January 5, 2018 - Written By Justin Diaz Both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa are capable virtual assistants that are gaining ground in the smartphone and mobile device industry as well as in the smart home industry, and it’s easy to see why as both allow the consumer to do tons of different things that they may not have been able to do before without having to … [Read more...] about Weekly Poll: Google Assistant Or Amazon Alexa?
Yesterday, Google announced at IFA in Berlin that its Assistant will soon expand to more third-party speakers. Only a day later, one of them has already been revealed by Sony. The company took the wraps off the LF-S50G, which offers a lot of the same functionalities found on the Google Home and other similar devices. The Assistant-powered speaker will play you music based on … [Read more...] about Sony’s new Google Assistant-powered speaker will take on Google Home and Amazon Echo
posted on 30 Aug 2016, 22:34 4 1. lyndon420 (Posts: 5213; Member since: 11 Jul 2012) I always figured that Nest was the beginning to a Google Home network. posted on 30 Aug 2016, 22:55 0 2. izim1 (Posts: 1454; Member since: 04 Feb 2013) i want to believe that this will actually put some pressure on the echos, but google now is pretty much a mess at the moment with … [Read more...] about Comments for : Nest engineers shifted to work on Google Home, the Amazon Echo competitor
CES 2017 was the first big tech showcase at which Amazon had actual competition in the smart speaker space -- search giant Google had released its Google Home a couple of months before. Given Google's pedigree, I came into the show expecting fierce competition between Google's new challenger and Amazon's stalwart speaker champion, the Amazon Echo. That competition … [Read more...] about Can a grown-up Google Home hurt Amazon where it counts?
Editors' note, May 18, 2017: Since I updated this piece a month ago, both Google and Amazon have announced major upgrades to their respective smart speakers. The piece has been updated accordingly, though these latest changes won't be heavily factored in until they launch and we have time to test them. Given the surprising success of the Amazon Echo -- a smart speaker that … [Read more...] about Google Home vs. Amazon Echo, round 2: Google strikes back
There’s no denying that Google Home and Amazon Echo (or the less-expensive Echo Dot, if you’re not using it for music) have changed the way we interact with our homes. Turning on the lights has never been easier, nor has it been simpler to field the latest traffic report or order delivery for dinner. The future is here, and we’re reveling in it!But the … [Read more...] about How to stop Google Home or Amazon Echo from making unwanted online purchases