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BPL to launch a smart speaker with Amazon Alexa in 2018

Indian electronics manufacturer BPL has announced that it will launch a smart speaker with Amazon Alexa voice assistant next year. The smart speaker will be dubbed as BPL Voice One and is currently in prototype stage. According to BPL, the Voice One will be offered exclusively via Amazon India. “Our relationship with Amazon has been […]

Samsung Bixby

Samsung Bixby 2.0 is official, includes enhanced natural language capabilities

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled the next iteration of its Bixby digital assistant platform. Originally introduced with Galaxy S8 earlier this year, Bixby is Samsung’s competitor to Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Apple Siri. Samsung claims that it is reinventing the Bixby with version 2.0. The new version will be ubiquitous, available on any and all […]

Mobvoi Tichome Mini

Tichome Mini with Google Assistant now on pre-order for $79.99

If you remember, Google revealed at the IFA trade fair that a number of third-party manufacturers will be offering the smart speakers with Google Assistant on-board. Sony was the first company to start selling its Google Assistant-enabled smart speaker, now Mobvoi has opened the pre-orders for its Tichome Mini smart speaker. The company is even […]

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Google disables Home Mini’s top touch function after a privacy fiasco

After acknowledging an issue with the touch control of its new Home Mini device, which led to constant unintentional recording of pretty much everything being said around it, Google has decided to completely disable the feature. “We take user privacy and product quality concerns very seriously. Although we only received a few reports of this […]