Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS New Apple smart speaker may cost $199 when it goes on sale MediaTek could be manufacturing the devices Apple Glasses won’t arrive before December 2021, says a report Apple is reportedly planning a cheaper version of its Siri-powered HomePod smart speaker, though it will be under the Beats brand. Just months after the official launch of […]

Samsung’s Making a Bixby-Based Speaker to Rival Amazon Echo: Report

Samsung is said to be working on a smart speaker powered by Bixby, and with the launch, would take on Google (with the Home), Amazon (with the numerous Echo speakers), and Apple (with the recently unveiled HomePod). Separately, while Samsung was not able to meet its Spring timeline for BixbyVoice’s US release, it seems like the reason for the delay has now […]