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Google Nest Hub Max vs Amazon Echo Show: Which should you buy?

Google announced the Nest Hub Max smart display during its I/O developer conference in early May, featuring the same design as the Google Home Hub

Amazon Echo Link Amp review

‘Proper’ hi-fi has suddenly become cool again, with the big boys of tech now courting hi-fi fans more than ever before. Sonos, which has spent

How to use your Fitbit with Alexa and Amazon Echo speakers

Everything you need to know about pairing your Fitbit with the smart assistant There’s an Alexa skill for almost everything now, but Fitbit was among the first

Ninety7 Sky Tote Portable Battery Base review: Take your second-gen Amazon Echo anywhere

Here’s an inexpensive way to carry the Alexa digital assistant with you everywhere. Amazon’s decision to design its second-generation Amazon Echo smart speaker with a

Apple Music is finally coming to Amazon Echo speakers in the UK

Apple Music subscribers in the UK will soon be able to stream tunes directly to their Amazon Echo speakers via native Alexa commands. The company

Apple HomePod 2: What we want to see in Apple’s second-gen smart speaker

Apple’s HomePod sounds fantastic but the common criticism – including in our own HomePod review – was that the implementation of Siri leaves a little

Amazon Echo Dot vs. Echo Dot Kids Edition: What’s the difference?

The Amazon Echo Dot is a puck-shaped smart speaker designed to be used as a smaller alternative to the full-sized Amazon Echo. The original Echo

Lenovo Smart Clock hands-on review

Over the past year, Lenovo has quietly made a name for itself as a maker of Google Assistant speakers that also feature screens. At CES 2018, it

Optoma UHD51ALVe Review

Say hello – literally – to the first serious home entertainment projector you can control via Amazon Alexa What is the Optoma UHD51ALVe? The Optoma

Amazon Echo Show vs Google Home Hub: One of these smart displays is better than the other

Each device has its strengths and weaknesses, but only one smart display can be called “best.” Smart speakers are great, but smart displays are even

Amazon Echo Input Review: Alexa in your own speakers

Amazon’s Echo smart speakers typically work better on the smart side, rather than the speaker quality front, but the new Echo Input promises to pair

Google Home Mini vs. Amazon Echo Dot: Which is better?

So you’re in the market for a low-cost smart home speaker, but you aren’t sure where to begin. While Google may have arrived late to

LG XBoom WK9 is the Google Assistant smart display to bring the noise

LG has announced a rival to Google Home Hub and Amazon Echo Show for those who want to crack up the volume. Previously teased at CES in January, the LG

Amazon ordered to hand over Echo recordings in double murder

Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo, Google Home speakers, and Apple HomePod are becoming more and more common in houses. But more than just homes

Amazon Echo Plus 2.1 stereo system review

Amazon delivers a convenient, flexible sound system, but what about its audio? When Amazon recently announced an absolute stack of new Echo products – everything

Amazon Echo vs Plus vs Dot vs Show vs Spot: What’s the difference?

Amazon’s Echo lineup is immense, spanning smart speakers, video devices and Echo companions. The Echo family of products has grown rapidly over the last couple

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) review: A big step up in terms of design and musicality

The new Dot is the best-sounding small smart speaker you can buy. I called the second-generation Echo Dot “the Echo most people should buy.” If you already

Which Amazon Echo speaker should you buy?

When Amazon first launched the Echo smart speaker, it was easy to work out which one to buy. Just over a year on, the product

Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen) Review

A funky new design and more useful smart hub make this a more interesting smart speaker What is the Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen)? 2017’s

Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) Review

Bigger, better, more useful than the original What is the Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen)? The original Amazon Echo Show was my favourite smart speaker

Amazon Echo Sub review: Rebel bass

The biggest criticism of the Amazon Echo is that it doesn’t sound that good. It’s a criticism that needs qualifying, because we’ve never really thought of the

Amazon Echo Plus (2018) review: Second time’s a charm

The Amazon Echo Plus first appeared in 2017, wearing the same tall plastic housing of the original Echo, but delivering bigger audio. Fast-forward to 2018 and there’s the

Amazon Echo Dot (2018) review: The best kind of upgrade

The new Echo Dot looks and sounds better for the same price. What’s not to like? Pros Huge improvement to audio quality Smart new design

Amazon Echo Show 2nd Gen Review (2018): Alexa the screen star

PROS Big, bright display is significantly larger than 1st Gen Great audio with plenty of bass Alexa’s display-capable skills have improved considerably Smart home hub

Vizio P Series Review

PROS Built-in TV Tuner Full-Array Local Dimming across all sizes (zone number varies) 120 Hz (up to 240 Hz) refresh rate Chromecast built-in Upcoming Vizio

JBL Link View review: The smart speaker for stereo fans

This is the best-sounding Google Assistant-powered smart speaker. JBL’s Link View is the best-sounding, display-equipped, Google Assistant-powered smart speaker today. But who knows how long

Pixel 3 leaks again – here’s what we know now

The Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL were leaked today from all angles. The Google Pixel 3 leaked so many times, and in

New Amazon Echo Dot hand-on review: Still small, bigger sound

There’s a new Dot in town – here are our first impressions of Amazon’s new third-generation Echo Dot revealed at today’s launch event at the

New Amazon Echo Plus hand-on review: New design, better speakers

The Echo Plus has been given a redesign. When it launched last year it was somewhat confusing that it used the old standard Echo design

Amazon Echo Show (2018) vs Amazon Echo Show (2017): What’s the difference?

Amazon has updated its year-old Echo Show (2017) with a gorgeous new model that has a fresh look and beefier sound. But how do these