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Google Home gets two, like, hip ads and, like, a price cut

Google Home gets two, like, hip ads and, like, a price cut

He boasted the device had sophisticated hardware. HomePod is controlled using Siri , the company's voice-activated personal assistant , which has, according to Apple , been trained to be better at answering questions about music such as " Hey Siri , who's the drummer in this?" And depending on the HomePod's traction, it'll be a way for Apple to see if the device will become another iPod Hi-Fi or the next big move for Apple in the home device space.


Activision teases

Activision teases "special Crash announcement" for E3 2017

In addition to traditional mutliplayer, players will also be treated to the brand-new War Mode, developed in partnership with Raven Software. Each match will have a player driven narrative with an outcome determined by how the match plays. Sane Trilogy is released . Destiny 2 is available for preorder now, and look for announcements about the Destiny 2 Open Beta during E3.


New game for 90s platformer Bubsy announced

New game for 90s platformer Bubsy announced

Ancient, forgotten publisher Accolade has popped back up into existence and announced a new Bubsy game. The game is being developed by Black Forest Games who has worked on the Giana Sisters series previously. This new Bubsy , the fourth or fifth game in the series, also sees the return of publisher Accolade. Some of the brands that could be revived include Hardball , Deadlock , Redline , Slave Zero , and Eradicator , among others.



Apple HomePod VS Amazon Echo: Which One Should You Buy

ApplePromotional image for HomePod - Apple's newest home speaker. We do a comparison of features to find out! Amazon introduced the Echo speaker, featuring its Alexa assistant, in 2015. Whether or not the same separation will work via AirPlay 2-connected music from other services isn't entirely clear, but it will work for other sources.


Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Goes Official At WWDC 2017

Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Goes Official At WWDC 2017

Apple is pitching the HomePod as a music player above everything else, perhaps because Siri is perceived to be far weaker than Google's Assistant and Amazon's Echo intelligent assistants. It's possible that Apple knows it can't stay the pace with Alexa or Google Assistant just yet, though it seems to be trying based on its recent acquisitions .



Apple debuts 'HomePod' smart speaker

Amazon sells the main version of the Echo for $180; Google's Home speaker goes for $130. At the recent WWDC 2017 conference Apple announced HomePod , its own smart speaker. You've probably heard about talking speakers, but perhaps you've wondered how they work and what they mean for your privacy. In many ways, the fact that HomePod has these limitations is right in line with what you'd expect from an Apple-built combination of an Echo and a Sonos.