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Logitech has added more functionality to some of its remote control products, and with them the company is aiming for a smarter home. The Logitech Harmony Ultimate and Logitech Harmony Smart Control now have the ability to control SONOS wireless HIFi System speakers and Philips Hue lights, and they offer speech-to-text capabilities through the associated Harmony App. The speech-to-text functionality is particularly useful for searching for content on your set-top device such as the new Amazon Fire TV, and the app uses Siri or Android Speech Recognition (depending, obviously, on your device). This... Read more...
It's something that was once reserved for only the highest of the high-end home cinema setups, and the average Joe simply never considered wiring his home for whole home audio. But these days, as technology has improved, blossomed, and become cheaper and easier to install, having whole home audio isn't the chore that it once was. Largely due to improvements in wireless protocols as well as the explosion of handheld wireless devices (smartphones and tablets come to mind), Sonos has been able to exploit a growing niche. The company's forte is to put audio into every room and just about every device... Read more...
Recently, the idea of having a whole-home audio system has become a lot more reasonable for a lot more people. It's not nearly as expensive to acquire as it once was, and a great many players have now entered the market. One of the biggest and best remains Sonos, and the company is moving one step closer towards the mainstream with their latest introduction. The new Sonos iPod accessory, the Sonos Wireless Dock (WD100), is meant to pair with their heralded Multi-Room Music System. With the Dock, users can play all of the music from an iPod or iPhone in every room of the house, and considering just... Read more...