Echo Dot

Amazon Echo Show Review: Alexa’s screen shows promise

PROS Alexa is as useful as ever Hardware is solid and soberly handsome Touchscreen-enabled apps show some promise CONS Short list of touchscreen-enabled 3rd-party Skills

Tivoli Audio Model One Digital review: Big sound from a small footprint

It’s a little short on extra features, but it sounds beautiful whether it’s streaming music from services like Spotify and Tidal or from your own

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

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

Ninety7 Vaux Review: Echo Dot speaker-battery cuts Alexa’s cord

PROS Affordable upgrade for Echo Dot owners Better microphone performance than Amazon Tap Volume gets loud CONS 5-6 hour battery life is only average Audio

HTC U11: Everything you need to know

While you were probably sleeping, HTC took the covers off the new HTC U11. The company’s latest flagship Android smartphone borrows the style of the

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Tap vs Echo Dot vs Echo Look vs Echo Show: What’s the difference?

The original Amazon Echo lineup of tiered-speaker heights reminded us of Starbucks coffee sizes (grande, venti, and trenta), but now, it’s added a two more

Amazon Echo vs Google Home – which is better?

Two internet giants are competing to be at the heart of everything you do – from playing music, online shopping and searching the web to

Sonos Playbase review

PROS Good looks, solid build Seamless app integration Sonos app is still be best remote app ever Responsive touch keys Can be expanded with extra

Fabriq Speaker Review : Alexa to Go, for Less

THE GOOD Alexa inside 5-hour battery Good bass for a small speaker THE BAD Weak treble No waterproofing or ruggedness No hands-free voice control VERDICT

Pure Evoke C-F6 review

OUR VERDICT From its wide array of connectivity and playback options to a connected app that’s actually worth using, the Pure Evoke C-F6 is a

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

Eero Wi-Fi System review

THE GOOD: The Eero Wi-Fi system can create a large seamless Wi-Fi network with reliable internet access. The hardware is well designed, easy to use

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

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

Emerson Sensi review

THE GOOD: Emerson’s $160 Sensi Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat costs less than many other smart-home models, its button interface and app are thoughtfully arranged and it works

Living with Google Home review

The Google Assistant has been bundled into the browser, added into Android, and squeezed into Android Wear: now, it’s getting a sleek object d’art for

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

Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen) Review: Alexa goes everywhere

PROS Most affordable way to get Alexa functionality Fast, accurate voice recognition Aggressive roll-out of new skills CONS No digital audio output Audio cable not

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