Audio books have long been an easy way to get stuck into reading, but if you're at home and want to listen, the solution has been to plug your phone into speak or read it yourself. Now, Alexa can do it.
Speakers that you can talk to are appearing everywhere. You can ask them questions, they can be your assistant, and they can form a part of your life, not just providing music. But are all smart speakers created equal, and what's the difference?
We're always up for a story about technology we can't afford, and in the case of Audeze's latest take on its planar magnetic headphones, that is certainly the case. Anyone got a cool five or six grand laying around they don't actually need? Us neither.
Sonos' multiroom speakers are the most known of all of the multiroom options, but they come with one major caveat: they only connect to Sonos speakers. Or that was the case until a HiFi maker joined in this week.