+ Sunday March 24th, 2019

Around the Home

Google enables Home Voice Control for Stan, Youtube & Play Music on Mi Box 3 and other Android TV devices

Most people would expect that Android TV’s and standalone Android boxes like the Xiaomi Mibox and NVDIA Shield which are available as Cast targets would have the same abilities as a Chromecast device. Until now that hasn’t been the case but there’s a sign that feature parity could happen soon. …

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You can now add some Candle and White Ambiance spot lights to your Philips Hue setup

Smart home friendly light maker Signify, has today announced an extension to their Philips Hue lighting range in Australia introducing the Hue white & colour ambiance candle (E14) and Hue white ambiance spot (GU10). Designed to expand the possibilities for creating a more personal ambient lighting experience in your home. …

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JBL announce the Google Assistant-toting Everest 710GA headphones are now available to purchase in Australia

Way back at CES in January JBL (a Harman company) announced their Google Assistant-enabled premium headphones, the Everest 710GA headphones. A few weeks ago we noticed them appear on the JBL website but were unavailble to purchase. Now they are. JBL have announced that their new Everest 710GA over-the-ear premium …

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Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones Set New Benchmark

Sony’s new WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling headphones have put down the gauntlet to Bose with new class leading battery life and arguably better sound quality. I listened to the WH-1000XM3 headphones for a while in each of 3 noise environments setup by Sony to mimic the sounds you’d hear while walking …

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HAY for Sonos One Limited Collection ready for launch in a range of colours

Let’s be honest, Sonos are a big deal when it comes to streaming speakers. They have a range of speakers suitable from bookshelf, through to high powered, room-filling speakers as well as soundbars for your living room which all attach through their ecosystem. Perhaps the only major issue is that …

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