Hendrick’s (yes, the gin company) launches wacky smart speaker

I bet your smart speaker doesn’t have a martini glass holder.  Hendrick’s, a company known primarily for producing gin, is seeking to remedy that with Horatio — a smart, voice-activated speaker with a design like no other speaker on the market. Horatio is made out of brass, copper, and leather, and looks like something out of a steampunk novel. Each one is unique (created by two American artists, Hendrick’s says). It’s utterly weird and quite cool, though it certainly isn’t for everyone. I’m never buying a smart speaker without a cocktail glass holder again. Image: Hendrick’s The company didn’t really share many details about the speaker’s technical side, except for the fact that it responds in a “delightful British accent.” …