Redux tech

Google buys a firm that turns screens into speakers

Google parent Alphabet has quietly acquired a UK startup focussed on building a technology that can convert any screen into a speaker. The startup called Redux developed the technology called Panel Audio that allowed the panels or screens to produce audio without needing any speakers. “Redux actuators deliver naturalistic wide-frequency-range audio from a panel or […]

Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream

Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream VR headset is coming in Q2, 2018

As expected, Chinese tech giant Lenovo on Tuesday unveiled its new Mirage Solo with Daydream VR headset at the ongoing CES 2018 trade fair. Lenovo Mirage Solo is the first standalone Daydream VR headset and doesn’t require any smartphone or PC input to work. “This VR device brings you the next generation of virtual reality: […]

Google Assistant coming to Smart displays from Lenovo, LG, Sony & JBL

Google on Monday announced that it is expanding the availability of Google Assistant to Smart displays. The search giant is working with Lenovo, Sony, LG and JBL to bring these Assistant-powered Smart displays to the market. So, what are these smart displays? These upcoming Smart displays are basically 7-inch to 10-inch touchscreens with an integrated […]

Yeelight Voice Assistant

Xiaomi’s Yeelight smart speaker is an Echo Dot look-alike

Yeelight, a subsidiary of Chinese tech upstart Xiaomi, has introduced a new smart speaker in its home market. Simply known as Yeelight voice assistant, the smart speaker was put on the company’s crowdfunding platform yesterday and raised over 7 times of the initial goal. Yeelight voice assistant is not the first smart speaker from Xiaomi. […]

LG ThinQ Speaker

LG ThinQ speaker joins the smart speaker race, will debut at CES

South Korean tech giant LG is getting ready to announce its first smart speaker, joining the likes of Samsung, Google, Panasonic, Amazon and Sony. The company on Thursday revealed that it will announce the new LG ThinQ speaker, which uses Google Assistant technology, at the CES trade fair in Las Vegas next month. “Sound technology […]

Lenovo Mirage Solo VR headset with Daydream revealed by FCC

Update (Jan 10): Lenovo has officially unveiled the Mirage Solo. Earlier (Dec 26): We first heard about Lenovo’s standalone virtual reality (VR) headset at the Google I/O developer conference earlier this year, when Google had unveiled its standalone VR platform. At that time, the companies hadn’t shared any specifics about the headset. Now, thanks to […]