Echo Dot

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

Best Wireless Bluetooth Speakers 2018: Great Sound, Portable, Wireless

In this review we feature the best wireless Bluetooth speakers that deliver great sound at any budget. These speakers are designed to deliver high performance

Amazon has weaponized choice

Too much choice is the Amazon way. While the retail behemoth is known for its 24/7 shopfront and speedy shipping, the core of its success

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

Here are all the new Amazon devices out to buy or preorder now

Amazon revealed a flurry of new Echo, Fire TV, and and Alexa devices this week, now a bunch are up for sale. Below we’ve run

Everything Amazon just announced: Echo, Alexa, Fire TV, and more

Amazon took a blunderbuss approach to their device event this morning, so we’re going to attempt to nutshell the lot. Revealed today were a whole

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,

Best smart speakers: Which delivers the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you. You don’t

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

Nissan Altima Edition ONE reservations launch June 15

Nissan is gearing up for the launch of the all-new Nissan Altima sedan. To celebrate the all-new vehicle, Nissan is offering a special launch version

Lenovo Tab 4 8 Plus and Home Assistant Pack review: A middling tablet is a poor Alexa speaker

It’s safe to say that Android tablets will never be a thing. It’s safer to say the Lenovo Tab 4 8 Plus and the Home

Havit M22 review: Rugged, outdoor Bluetooth speaker with dual 10W drivers

The Havit M22 Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker offers pretty decent bang for your buck as long as your device has an equalizer to ramp up the

Best Bluetooth speakers under $100

What can you do with $100? You can get some great Bluetooth speakers Bluetooth speakers under $100 are hard to shop for. Most people don’t mind

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

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