Apple HomePod

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

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

Apple HomePod review: The smart sounding speaker that’s just not smart enough

The Apple HomePod is a £319/$424 speaker with Siri built-in. It plans to take on not only the much-cheaper Amazon Echo and Google Home but systems like Sonos too. Apple wants to deliver not only

5 ways HomePod will beat Amazon Echo and Google Home (and 5 ways it won’t)

The battle lines are drawn. Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is finally almost here. After a month-long delay that caused it to miss the all-important holiday-shopping season, Apple

Best Smart Speakers of 2018: the Pros and the Cons

At CES 2018, the usual circus of new products, experimental devices, and moonshot projects seem to have a common undertone: AI assistants. At almost every

Sony LF-S50G Smart Speaker with Google Assistant review

OUR VERDICT In isolation, the Sony LF-S50G is a very good smart speaker. It’s great at picking up voice commands, sounds good and features a

Alexa vs. Siri vs. Google Assistant: Which Smart Assistant Wins?

As if managing our interpersonal relationships weren’t already challenging enough in this digital day and age, now we have to worry about talking to artificial

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

Google Home Max: Everything you need to know about the premium smart speaker

Google Home now has a premium big brother. The Google Home Max is official and here’s everything you need to know about the specs, price

Hands on: Google Home Max review

OUR EARLY VERDICT While not for everyone, the Home Max takes your tunes to the next level with strong and intelligent hardware. Both Google and

Xiaomi AI Smart Speaker Review: Do Not Pay More!

A few years back speakers could be found only in houses of luxury Hi-Fi enthusiasts. But now almost everyone owns such a device. The main

Hands on: Sony Smart Speaker LF-S50G review

OUR EARLY VERDICT With a simple screen and stylish display, Sony’s first smart speaker looks and sounds great – we just wish it had a

And finally: Samsung’s flexible wearable – All the rumours and whispers from the past week

Lock up your sources, it’s time for And finally, a place where we trawl through the week’s whispers to bring you the rumours you need to

Amazon Echo vs Show vs Dot vs Tap: which is best smart home speaker for you?

Honestly, not everyone needs an Amazon Echo. Sure, it’d be nice. But most of us don’t have $179 (£150, around AU$230) burning a hole in

Best Smart Speakers: Amazon Echo, Google Home and More

Put a Virtual Assistant in Your Home There’s a good chance that your first smart home device will be a smart speaker. For one, it

Best Bluetooth Speakers 2017

There’s a Bluetooth speaker for just about every person, from those who want only the best sound, to outdoor adventurers and bass heads. After testing

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

Back in November 2015 Amazon released Amazon Echo, its all-in-one speaker and assistant with Amazon Alexa voice control. And it’s not taken long for other

Apple HomePod hands on

According to Apple, the iPod reinvented portable music and the Apple HomePod aims to do the same with our music at home. You can choose

Amazon Echo vs Apple HomePod vs Google Home: the battle of the smart speakers

Apple has unveiled the new Apple HomePod, its play into the smart speaker space that’s coming later this year for $349 (about £270 or AU$460).

Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo: How do they compare?

APPLE HOMEPOD VS AMAZON ECHO Apple has just launched the HomePod, which means it’s finally joined the AI battle for your home. It’s a bit