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Samsung’s Galaxy Home will live or die by AI

Samsung’s Bixby speaker didn’t look like anything we expected, with the Galaxy Home a bulbous alien egg promising to take on Apple’s HomePod, Amazon’s Echo,

Samsung Galaxy Home: Bixby speaker official, coming “soon” to challenge HomePod

Samsung has revealed the Galaxy Home speaker – a Bixby-powered answer to the Google Home, Amazon Echo and Apple HomePod devices. Here’s everything you need to know.

Polk Audio Command Bar soundbar review: Good sound, with Alexa at your service

Is that an Echo Dot in your chassis, or are you just glad to see me? With solid, well-balanced sound and Amazon Alexa on board,

Samsung Galaxy Watch: All there is to know about the Gear S3 successor

The Gear S4, otherwise known as the next device in Samsung’s Gear wearable range, is dead. At least, that’s according to recent leaks, which suggest that

Best smart speakers: Which delivers the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you. You don’t

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs Galaxy Tab S3: What’s the difference?

Samsung has unveiled its next iPad rival. At a tiny press gathering in NYC, just one week before the company unveils the Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs Tab S3: Should you upgrade?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs Tab S3: Worth the upgrade? *** Note : £1 = $1.31 (correct at time of post) It has been a

Alexa Cast: What it is and how to use it

Amazon’s Alexa Cast is a new streaming protocol that makes it even easier to stream media to Amazon’s entertainment devices. Alexa Cast is a new

Phorus PS10 review: Easily one of the best Alexa speakers out there

I’d go as far as saying it’s the best sounding Alexa speaker of its size. NAILED IT One of the best Alexa speaker designs out

Lenovo Smart Display Review: Show & Tell for the Google Assistant

PROS Lenovo’s design is sleeker than Echo Show 10-inch touchscreen is bright and colorful Google Assistant is increasingly full-functioned Privacy shutter for camera is welcome

5 Ways Lenovo Smart Display is unique

Lenovo Smart Display is a product looking for a market – just like the Amazon Echo Show. It rolls with the Google Assistant voice search

Amazon Echo Dot vs Google Home Mini : Here’s what to know before choosing a smart speaker.

You’ve just noticed a great price on an Amazon Echo Dot or Google Home Mini smart speaker. Should you buy one? The prices are intended

Anker Soundcore Flare review: The speaker to get this summer

One of the best under $100, for sure. POSITIVES Design IPX7 waterproof Lightweight and portable Decent sound for the price NEGATIVES Corresponding app needs work

Amazon Echo Look review: Good selfie taker, so-so stylist

Walking into my closet can sometimes feel like visiting Narnia. There are beautiful, whimsical friends in there, alongside a dizzying array of outdated pieces and

iLuv Aud Click Review

Pros  Small size  Integrated Alexa Cons  Alexa only works on home network  So-so audio performance  Comparatively short battery life Key Features Review Price: £37/$50 Amazon

Pure Siesta Home Review

Pros  Big, bold sound  Diverse features  Very clear, big display Cons  Bass not as deep as some wireless speakers  USB charge sockets are weak Key

Sonos Beam vs Sonos Playbar: What’s the difference?

Sonos announced a new smart speaker, the Sonos Beam. The new device is half the price of existing Playbar, it’s previously offering for boosting your TV’s sound. What

Nissan Altima Edition ONE reservations launch June 15

Nissan is gearing up for the launch of the all-new Nissan Altima sedan. To celebrate the all-new vehicle, Nissan is offering a special launch version

Ring Floodlight Cam vs Maximus Camera Floodlight Comparison

Ring’s Floodlight Cam and the Maximus Camera Floodlight are two of TechHive’s top picks for outdoor smart home surveillance. They’re both great choices, but there

LG WK7 ThinQ speaker hand-on review: LG’s speaker has the smarts

With smart speakers taking many of the tech headlines in 2017, it’s no surprise to find that LG wants a slice of this pie in 2018. Say hello to

Lenovo Tab 4 8 Plus and Home Assistant Pack review: A middling tablet is a poor Alexa speaker

It’s safe to say that Android tablets will never be a thing. It’s safer to say the Lenovo Tab 4 8 Plus and the Home

2019 Toyota Avalon: 5 things you should know

Toyota is betting big on the 2019 Avalon, debuting controversial new styling, lashings of cabin tech, a frugal hybrid, and safety features you might otherwise

Dyson Pure Cool Link Air Purifier review: Ingenious design, lacklustre performance

Pros Intelligent design IoT enabled with app support Doubles as a fan with good airflow Easily replaceable filter Cons Slow air purification and odour removal Body

Best Bluetooth speakers under $100

What can you do with $100? You can get some great Bluetooth speakers Bluetooth speakers under $100 are hard to shop for. Most people don’t mind

Panasonic GA10 review: Google Home, but better

The beauty about Google allowing its voice-controlled Assistant to be added to third-party speakers and headphones is great for multiple reasons: it widens the market

Motorola Focus 68 Review

Pros  Low cost  Decent mobile app Cons  Sound-detection triggers constantly  Poor website  Image quality is so-so Key Features Built-in microphone and speaker 720p sensor 110-degree

Apple HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo showdown

With the launch of the Apple HomePod, and pending the launch of a Bixby speaker, if there will ever be one, the major pieces on

Best Bluetooth Speakers 2018: The 15 you should consider

Offering a quick and easy way to stream music from your phone or tablet, Bluetooth speakers are an essential purchase for any music fan who’s

nCube Home Review

Pros  Unifies control of multiple devices into one app  Smart automation via ‘Cubes’ routines Cons  Manufacturer-provided apps are generally better  Slightly buggy interface at times

Apple HomePod: Here’s how easy getting started is

If Apple gets anything pitch-perfect with HomePod, its new smart speaker, it’s the setup process. We’ve got our hands on the Apple Music streaming speaker