Google Assistant Outsells Amazon Alexa as Smart Speaker Sales Slow Dramatically

Smart speaker sales slow in Q2, as Google (37%) overtakes Amazon (21%) in market share. Apple HomePod sales register 245% growth vs. 2020.

Jul 29, 2021

Hands-On: ViewSonic X100-4K Serves Up Solid Value 4K LED Projection

Thanks to its budget price point and ability to produce nicely saturated colors and inky blacks, the Viewsonic X100-4K is a great all-around option for home theater projects.

Jul 21, 2021

URC Total Control Now Integrates with Yamaha MusicCast

New module connects URC Total Control Accelerator 3 OS with Yamaha devices featuring MusicCast wireless streaming audio ecosystem.

May 21, 2021

Sonos Roam Provides Music Lovers a Portable, Battery-Powered Smart Speaker

Weighing less than a pound, the $169 Sonos Roam battery-powered smart speaker features Sonos software, automatic Sonos Trueplay EQ, and the company's new Sound Swap technology.

Mar 09, 2021

SnapAV Adds Greg Simmons in Exec Role; Charlie Kindel to Depart

Greg Simmons becomes VP, Industry Partnerships for SnapAV, which announced personnel promotions as well as Charlie Kindel’s departure; product development investment for ‘centers of excellence.’

Nov 12, 2020

Ring Announces Indoor Drone, Car Security Products

At Amazon event, Ring introduced the Always Home Cam drone for flying indoor footage, plus new car alarm and camera; latest Echo devices shown as well.

Sep 24, 2020