Amazon Echo and Google Home want to replace the fixed home phone with VoIP calls

Are you still using the landline? Chances are, but the truth is that more and more users have these devices almost at home. Mobile phones have also conquered the home, but other solutions now attack the relevance of lifelong telephones.

This is Google Home and Amazon Echo, which according to the Wall Street Journal will pose short-term support for making voice calls directly. The option would turn these “connected speakers” into an interesting alternative to the fixed-line phone of a lifetime, which would once again be displaced by new technologies. Continue Reading