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Sonos One vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

If you’ve considered buying a smart speaker in the last two years, you’ll undoubtedly be aware of Amazon’s Echo and its Alexa assistant and if you’ve ever

Harman Kardon Invoke Review: Cortana finds her voice

PROS Great sound quality for music 7 microphone array is accurate Cross-platform and cross-device sync is useful Solid set of launch features CONS No multi-user

Moto X4 Review : Android One champions the midrange for Project Fi

PROS Camera quality exceeds price Build quality exceeds price Pure Android with Android One Enhanced Moto-specific features CONS Doesn’t come in pink or green Without

Smart speakers – everything you need to know

2017 will be seen as the year of the smart speaker. But what is a smart speaker? And what does it do? We give you

Ultimate Ears Blast and Megablast hands-on review

Right on trend, Ultimate Ears’ new smart speakers are another portable alternative to Amazon Echo and Sonos One. We’ve long been fans of Ultimate Ears’ portfolio

Best Apple AirPods alternatives: Smart earbuds to try out instead

There’s so much more to truly wireless life Newsflash; Apple’s AirPods are not the only truly wireless earbuds out there. That might come as a

Huawei Mate 10 Pro vs Mate 9: What’s the difference?

Huawei announced the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porsche Design at an event in Munich on 16 October. The big-screened devices follow on from last year’s Mate

Multi-room audio: everything you need to know

It’s easier than ever to fill your home with music, thanks to simple, affordable wireless speakers that can combine to make feature-packed, voice-controlled multi-room music

Sonos One vs PLAY:1 – The 411 on the newest Alexa speaker

It’s the season of smart speakers, but the Sonos One has a strong pitch for being your voice-driven media player of choice. As we found in

Sonos One review

Pros Great sound Small and convenient Proper Alexa integration Supports Google Assistant (in 2018) Cons Alexa not fully compatible with Spotify at launch Key Features

Denon HEOS 1 & HEOS 3 Hi-Fi Wireless Speakers Review

What we liked: * Portable (we can fit both speakers in a backpack) * Powerful sound * Good design What we didn’t: * Cumbersome setup

Google Pixel 2 XL review: A conflicted second coming

Google stepped away from the Nexus family in 2016 and launched the Pixel smartphones, adopting the line of the previous Chromebook Pixeland Pixel C and presenting a Google-designed premium product.

LG 55SJ850V Review

Pros Wide viewing angles Sharp picture, good colours WebOS software Low input lag Cons Blacks are a bit grey Lacking in shadow detail Lighting isn’t

Aukey Projector review

OUR VERDICT Aukey has produced a nifty projector which is very portable, and offers a useful (albeit somewhat buggy) spin on Android, as well as

Amazon Echo Dot v Google Home Mini: The affordable smart speaker brouhaha

Which impulse-buy speaker is for you? For the longest time, the only affordable way to get into the smart home game was to lean onto

KitSound Voice One review

Amazon appears to be taking the same approach towards its Alexa voice assistant as the Borg did in Star Trek. In that series, the alien race

Roku Streaming Stick and Stick+ review: A new remote makes a big difference

Roku’s stellar mid-range streamers get even better. In a perfect world, cutting the cable cord and setting up a new streaming player would allow you

Riva Festival Review

Pros Can sound better than a Sonos Play:5 Excellent mids Lots of wired and wireless options Cons Needs to be positioned carefully Subwoofer-style bass, not

Roku Streaming Stick Plus Review: The Ultimate 4K Streaming Stick

THE GOOD Inexpensive Full 4K HDR capabilities Huge app selection Customizable interface THE BAD Remote lacks an audio jack Search could be deeper VERDICT The

12 Best-Selling Laptop Cooling Pads, Ranked Best to Worst

So you want to get yourself a cooling pad for your laptop. Maybe you’ve seen them creeping into the suggested products on Amazon, or perhaps

Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: What Should You Buy? – UPDATE

UPDATE: This story has been updated, as Amazon’s rolled out a new Fire HD 10 tablet. Amazon has updated its $50 Fire 7, $80 Fire HD 8 and $150 Fire HD 10tablets

Adata SE730H External SSD review

OUR VERDICT Fast, waterproof and affordable, the Adata SE730H should be near the top of your shopping list if you’re looking for a versatile and

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) vs Kindle Voyage vs Kindle Paperwhite: What’s the difference?

Amazon announced the first Kindle in 2007 and since then we have seen eight generations go by. The most recently announced is the new Kindle Oasis and it heads the current line-up of the

Kindle Oasis 2 vs Oasis: What’s new in the 2017 model?

Kindle Oasis 2 vs Oasis: Should you upgrade? Amazon has just unveiled its latest version of the high-end Oasis reader, marking the first update to

Kindle Oasis 2 (2017) hands-on review

Key Features Review Price: £229 7-inch screen 300ppi resolution 3.4mm thick 6-week battery life Rapid charging IPX8 12 LED light Audible integration Bluetooth 8/32GB storage

Google Home Max vs Google Home Mini vs Google Home: What’s the difference?

After releasing a lone Home smart speaker in 2016, Google added two new products to the mix in 2017 in the form of the Home

Vivint Smart Home review

The Good: Vivint offers a wide array of products that are all compatible with Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant and controlled via the Vivint app. The

Google Home Mini Review: The First Great Echo Dot Rival

THE GOOD Attractive design Inexpensive Great audio quality for size Can control Android TVs and Chromecast THE BAD Hard to see status lights from across

ONvocal Bluetooth headset review: These headphones put Amazon’s Alexa in your head

ONvocal’s OV headset is more advanced than most, with an ability to summon Amazon’s Alexa being its strongest feature. Music reproduction, on the hand, is

VaVa Voom 22 Bluetooth speakers review: Affordable true stereo

A true Bluetooth stereo speaker pair for not a whole lot of cash. Despite the low price, the sound is great and the looks are