smart home

Infographic: What Brits think of the smart home

The smart home is proving to be one of the most hotly contested areas of the burgeoning technology industry, but how do we actually feel about the idea of a connected home.

Smart speaker battle starts to get nasty

Amazon and Google are miles ahead in the battle for the living room, and the fight was always going to get sour at some point. Withdrawing YouTube from Echo Show was the first shot.

Google wins first battle in the smart home war

Google has made the first step towards making some serious cash in the smart home space after announcing a partnership with Walmart, will enable voice shopping through Google Assistant.

Telecoms news you may have missed

With days getting hotter, the pubs becoming more appealing and summer holidays last approaching, most would forgive you for missing a few of the telecoms stories from last week. We’ve got your back.

Burger King advert hijacks Google Home Device

A new advert from Burger King threatens to irritate millions as the actor attempts to activate Google Home Devices to read the Wikipedia entry for its Whopper burger.

Rumours emerge over Microsoft rival to Amazon Echo

Microsoft would appear to be prepping itself for a more confrontational launch into the smart home arena, as rumours start to circulate about a Cortana-powered device to rival the Amazon Echo.

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