Amazon Echo

6 key features of the new Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick is faster, smarter and fluent in Alexa. Here are all the new features you need to know about. Amazon has

Google Pixel C review

PROS Decent keyboard Super-sharp screen Robust design Killer performance and battery CONS Lack of optimised apps No touchpad Expensive KEY FEATURES Optional keyboard Nvidia CPU

Control4 EA-1 Home Automation System Review

PRICE $600 AT A GLANCE Plus 50 context-sensitive programmable buttons on remote IR, serial, and IP-based control Amazon Alexa voice-control integration Minus Controller generates a

Nvidia Shield TV (2017) review: The daddy of 4K HDR media streaming

When the original Nvidia Shield TV came out in 2015 it was far and away the most powerful, most capable media streamer out there. Powered

Jam Voice Bluetooth Speaker with Amazon Alexa review : Leave this one on the shelf

The JamVoice’s speaker is better than what you get with an Amazon Echo Dot, but that benefit is negated by the need to push a

Nvidia Shield review

PROS Small, compact design Controller and remote included 4K and HDR support GeForce Now cloud streaming is great Best TV box for gaming CONS Smart

The best Amazon Alexa devices : Our pick of an ever-growing range of connected tech using Alexa Voice Service API

If there was a theme of CES 2017 it was Alexa-enabled smart tech. If Alexa hasn’t invaded your home yet, expect her to do so

SONY XPERIA EAR REVIEW

In theory, Sony’s newest wearable sounds promising. The Xperia Ear is a single Bluetooth earbud that lets you dictate messages, get weather updates and smartphone

25 Worst Gadget Flops of All Time

There are gadgets that change everything (the iPhone, Amazon Echo, Bose’s noise-canceling headphones), and then there are devices that are so spectacularly bad that they

Samsung SmartThings review

PROS Simple-to-use app Incredibly flexible Powerful developer community CONS No easy way to disable alarm without the app or Presence Sensor Third-party integrations can be

Lava BrightSounds 2 review

PROS Useful lamp Reasonable sound quality Splash-resistant Can charge a smartphone or tablet CONS Low maximum volume Not very portable KEY FEATURES Bluetooth Up to

Honeywell Lyric T6 review

PROS Geofencing works brilliantly Easy to use app HomeKit support provides voice control with Siri CONS Scheduling is inflexible Restrictive manual control when geofencing is

Hive Active Heating 2 review

OUR VERDICT Hive Active Heating is simple, stylish and smart. It’s easy to use and offers a great way to make your home smarter. And

Lithe Audio Bluetooth Ceiling Speaker review

PROS Powerful with good sound quality Easy to install Bluetooth connectivity CONS Size of speaker (230mm by 95mm) may restrict where you can fit it

Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

It didn’t take long for a tech company to copy Amazon Echo. Amazon’s voice-activated speaker is a critical success, and so it wasn’t too surprising

Mevo by Livestream camera review

PROS Real-time editing of streamed or recorded videos Intelligent automatic editing algorithm Decent video and audio recording Simple, lightweight design CONS Auto-editing can be a

And finally : Microsoft Band to be dumped and more

The week in wearable tech has been dominated by the Apple Watch Series 2 going on sale, news that China loves wearablesand the Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo and Echo Dot hands on

It’s 18 months since the Amazon Echo launched in the US, adding a wireless Bluetooth speaker to Amazon’s increasingly disparate spread of products and services

Crowdfund this : Wearable Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns to keep an eye on

If you’re looking for the most interesting wearable projects looking for funding on Kickstarter, Indiegogo or other crowdfunding platforms, you’ve come to the right place.

Hands-on : HP Wave Crams Full PC in a Speaker

The living room used to be the domain of the television flanked by a sound system, cable or satellite system and maybe a gaming console

Apple Music vs Spotify: What’s the difference?

It’s been a year since Apple Music launched with a massive marketing campaign and several celebrities lined up, including Taylor Swift, touting how amazing it

Blu R1 HD Review : Great for $50, with a Catch

THE GOOD Superaffordable Sleek design Bright display Good battery life THE BAD Amazon ads are annoying Blurry camera Has trouble with graphic-intensive apps VERDICT The

Amazon Echo review

Amazon Echo is stunning, sleek and slowly becoming more sentient OUR VERDICT As purely a Bluetooth speaker, the Echo leaves a lot to be desired.