• House of Marley makes smart speakers sustainable

    14 days ago - By Tech Radar

    House of Marley (which specializes in high-end audio kit made from sustainable materials, and was founded by the son of Bob Marley), has announced its first smart speaker at CES 2019. The Get Together Mini with Google Assistant is the latest addition to House of Marley's line of Bluetooth speakers, and is crafted from bamboo, aluminum , and the company's signature Rewind fabric (a combination of organic cotton, hemp and recycled plastics). The speaker is equipped with Chromecast for multi-room playback, and even serves as a USB power bank for charging your phone. It'll go on sale in August...
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  • Blackberry wants to make your smart speaker more secure

    Blackberry wants to make your smart speaker more secure

    14 days ago - By Tech Radar

    Are you worried about your smart speaker listening in on your private conversations? Or shared your private data with third parties? Blackberry could have an answer, with an announcement at CES 2019 in Las Vegas that it will license its Blackberry Secure technology to smart device manufacturers. The company was prompted to share its technology after it found “80% of consumers in the UK, US, and Canada do not trust their current Internet-connected devices to secure their data and privacy.” From today, manufacturers will have the choice of three feature packs from Blackberry that are...
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