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YouTube is changing today with the rollout of both YouTube Music and YouTube Premium, a pair of services that could alter the way that you consume content from the video giant. If you spend a lot of time on YouTube – especially if that...

By admin on May 23rd, 2018

Bought yourself a HomePod yet? Amidst talk that sales aren’t doing too well, we’ve heard rumors about a cheaper version hitting the market, and today there’s some extra information about that cut-price HomePod – it’s going to come with Beats branding. Remember that Apple acquired the Beats audio company back in 2014, though...

Apple’s HomePod is trailing far behind its biggest rivals when it comes to the number of units shipped, according to new data from market research firm Strategy Analytics. Apple shipped an estimated 600,000 HomePods in the first quarter of 2018, reports Strategy Analytics, netting 6% of smart speaker market share. That’s significantly behind...

Sony and Google have announced that the award-winning Sony WH-1000XM2 and Sony WI-1000X Headphones will now be compatible with Google Assistant.  The headphones previously worked with whatever digital assistant came built into your phone, but the new update will allow iOS users to chat one-on-one with Google Assistant while wearing Sony’s headphones. Google...

YouTube has finally revealed its grand plan for music streaming and it comes in the form of YouTube Music.  This new music streaming service is set to launch 22 May, with the US, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and South Korea getting the platform first and other countries, including the UK, set to get it in the “coming weeks”. But what...

In December of last year, it was reported that the much-hyped streaming service Tidal may only have enough money for 6 more months of operation.  With that timeframe having just passed us, a new story from Dagens Næringsliv, the Norwegian newspaper that originally broke that news, is now reporting that Tidal is several months behind on its royalty...

Sonos is doubling the amount of Sonos-compatible products – all without releasing any new products of their own. It’s all thanks to a new OTA update that’s coming to Onkyo’s network branded receivers, including those made by Onkyo,...

By admin on May 16th, 2018

Alongside the arrival of the OnePlus 6, the Chinese firm also launched a new pair of headphones, the OnePlus Bullets Wireless. An evolution of its corded Bullets line, the Bullets Wireless are a water resistant set of Bluetooth earphones connected to each other by a cable-come-neckband, but that doesn’t extend to your smartphone. The back of...

Google Pixel Buds, while a good-sounding set of Bluetooth earbuds, are sorely lacking in gestures that let you do more without yanking your phone out.  A few months after its launch, Google is now in the process of issuing a sizeable update that aims to fix that. The first is a triple tap gesture that powers the Pixel Buds on and off. Previously,...

The Japanese electronic giant, Sony, known for it’s prowess in audio, has launched three new audio system in India. The MHC-V81D, MHC-V71D and the MHC-V41D are only available in black and cost Rs 51,990, Rs 41,990 and Rs 31,990 respectively. Readers can buy them at any Sony Center or major electronic store in India.  The MHC-V81 is the more...