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You just bought a new Amazon Echo device? Do these 6 things first

Fix these settings before you start chatting Alexa up. So, you snapped up an Echo, Echo Dot, or another Echo device during Amazon’s Prime Day

Asus Lyra Voice (AC2200) review

The next step for mesh routers appears to be integrating voice assistants into their repertoire. With the release of the Lyra Voice, Asus joins the

Second-gen vs. third-gen Echo Dot: What’s the difference?

Debating whether to buy a second- or third-generation Dot? Trying to decide whether to stick with the second-gen Dot or upgrade to the third-gen version?

The best Google Home Mini accessories

The Google Home Mini did what for Google what the Echo Dot did for Amazon: it put an affordable, compact smart assistant into the hands

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

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

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

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

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

Polk Audio Command Bar soundbar review: Good sound, with Alexa at your service

Is that an Echo Dot in your chassis, or are you just glad to see me? With solid, well-balanced sound and Amazon Alexa on board,

Amazon Echo Dot vs Google Home Mini : Here’s what to know before choosing a smart speaker.

You’ve just noticed a great price on an Amazon Echo Dot or Google Home Mini smart speaker. Should you buy one? The prices are intended

Echo Spot vs Echo Show: Amazon’s Alexa screen showdown

It’s not unfair to say that Amazon’s Echo line-up is getting pretty crowded. The arrival of the Echo Spot brings a second display to the

Amazon Echo Plus review

The Good: The Echo Plus keeps the original Echo’s design (and its beloved volume ring) while adding in an aux-out jack, a Zigbee radio to control

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

Google Home Mini Review: The First Great Echo Dot Rival

Last winter, I — along with countless others — received an Echo Dot as a Christmas gift. Since then, Alexa has worked its way into

Sonos One vs Sonos Play:1: What’s the difference?

Sonos has announced a new speaker to its portfolio in the form of the Sonos One. The smart speaker brings integrated voice control with Amazon’s Alexa

Google Home Mini hands-on review

Google’s line-up of smart speakers has trebled and now offers small, medium and large options. We’ve been hands-on with the baby of the bunch, the

Amazon Echo (original) vs Echo Tap vs Echo Dot vs Echo Look vs Echo Show vs Echo (2017) vs Echo Plus vs Echo Spot: What’s the difference?

Amazon’s Echo lineup is insane at this point. It wasn’t long ago that a voice-controlled speaker and smart home assistant was the stuff of science-fiction,

And finally: Apple Watch Series 3 is selling faster than expected

The odds and ends of the week In the wake of Apple’s big week, we got a whole bunch of new product revelations – both

And finally: Blackberry and Timex might be working on a smartwatch together

All the other news of the week Welcome to the end of Apple week. The Cupertino company came out and announced the Apple Watch Series

iHome iAVS1 Bedside Speaker Review: Don’t Make Time for This Echo Clock

The Amazon Echo Show has been sitting on my night table for a few weeks now, as its dual speakers make for an excellent alarm

iHome iAVS1 Bedside Stereo Speaker for Echo Dot Review

Amazon won’t be content until Alexa is within earshot of us all, and iHome wants to give her a place on the nightstand. The iHome

HTC U11 Alexa hands-on: What works and what needs work

This past week we’ve had some time with the HTC U11’s newest feature boost: HTC Alexa onboard. That’s Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant, but placed on

Amazon Echo: First 7 things you should do to get Alexa started

Your Amazon Echo has just arrived and you might have glanced at the quick-start guide, but beyond the basic setup, do you know what Alexa

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

Amazon Echo Show Review: Alexa’s screen shows promise

Amazon’s Echo has grown from a voice-controlled curiosity to being a legitimate home assistant, and now, with Echo Show, it’s gaining a display. The latest

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

It’s easy to get hooked on having Amazon Alexa around, but though the affordable Echo Dot’s always-listening microphones are good, there’s no beating the true