CEDIA Expo 2018 is a coming out party for Bose's first wireless smart speaker and two new smart soundbars. Slated for delivery in October, the Home Speaker 500 ($400), Soundbar 500 ($550), and Soundbar 700 ($800) are Wi-Fi-/Bluetooth-enabled and support Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant now with other voice services expected to follow; support for Apple's AirPlay 2 wireless platform is promised for early 2019.
The Fooks looks like an iPod decided to grow a pair of speakers. Designed to deliver your music to you with absolute finesse, Fooks isn't a smart speaker... it's a smart boombox. It owns all its music, so you don't need your smartphone or tablet to play your music via Bluetooth, and it packs a
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