Tag Archives: speakers

Google’s speakers and displays add local control of smart home devices, starting with Hue, TP-Link, more (Update: SDK live)

Google's speakers and displays add local control of smart home devices, starting with Hue, TP-Link, more (Update: SDK live)

For years we’ve dreamed of the smart home, but when we anticipated it, we didn’t really picture a dozen hubs littered all over our house that do nothing but control only one type of device. Sadly, that’s the truth we’ve come to. But Google seems to be taking the first …

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Flashback: HTC One was a rebel with a unique camera and great speakers

Flashback: HTC One was a rebel with a unique camera and great speakers

The HTC One X was highly regarded, but sales weren’t great so the company went back to the drawing board. What it came up with was 2013’s HTC One – a phone that tried to change the way consumers think about mobile photography. We’ll get back to the aluminum unibody …

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Save big on earphones, headphones, and speakers in this massive sale

Save big on earphones, headphones, and speakers in this massive sale

Need to upgrade your audio gear? You’re in luck, because this latest sale offers massive discounts on a variety of premium headphones, speakers, and earbuds. Take your pick: AirSounds Pro True Wireless Earbuds Forget the AirPods. The AirSounds Pro work just as great, minus the exorbitant price tag. They feature …

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Save 50% on Pixel 4/4 XL fabric cases, plus discounts on Bluetooth speakers and smart home products

Save 50% on Pixel 4/4 XL fabric cases, plus discounts on Bluetooth speakers and smart home products

Hello, and welcome to the first week of March. To kick things off, we’ve pulled together a fresh roundup of deals from all across the internet. Today, you can save 50% on Google’s official Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL fabric cases, plus you’ll find discounts on smart speakers from JBL …

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Google finally acknowledges Bluetooth disconnection issue on Home speakers

Google finally acknowledges Bluetooth disconnection issue on Home speakers

For most of us, Google Homes are Assistant and cast speakers first: We either ask for music or audio to be played or we use them like a Chromecast target from our phones. But that’s discounting two other ways they can be used: as Bluetooth speakers and as source to …

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Sony Xperia 1 II Flagship Is Official With Front-Facing Speakers, 21:9 Display

Sony Xperia 1 II Flagship Is Official With Front-Facing Speakers, 21:9 Display

Sony has just announced its new flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1 II (Xperia 1 Mark II). This handset is a direct successor to the Xperia 1 which arrived in the same time period last year. The company announced this device via an online-only event today, following the cancelation of MWC …

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The best wireless headphones, USB-C earbuds, and smart speakers you can buy (Early 2020)

The best wireless headphones, USB-C earbuds, and smart speakers you can buy (Early 2020)

Hey, are you listening to music right this second? Maybe a podcast? I bet you are. If you’re looking to upgrade whatever it is you’re listening on, you have a ton of options. Android Police tests all kinds of headphones and speakers, but those reviews are a whole lot of …

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New Early Stage speakers to tackle growth marketing, media strategy, and M&A

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In a little under 3 months, TechCrunch will bring its Early Stage event to SF for the very first time. Early Stage is meant to bring together more than 50 experts across startup core competencies, from funding to marketing to operation. Today, I’m pleased to announce another four experts being …

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