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Echo Show vs Lenovo Smart Display vs Google Home Hub: AI on display

Smart assistants have moved in a new direction, adopting displays to forge a new category of device. It’s a space that Amazon opened up in

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

LG XBOOM ThinQ WK9 smart display review

Call 2018 the year of the smart display. This year alone, many new smart displays — or tablet-like speakers with a screen and an Amazon Alexa

LG XBoom WK9 is the Google Assistant smart display to bring the noise

LG has announced a rival to Google Home Hub and Amazon Echo Show for those who want to crack up the volume. Previously teased at CES in January, the LG

Amazon ordered to hand over Echo recordings in double murder

Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo, Google Home speakers, and Apple HomePod are becoming more and more common in houses. But more than just homes

Amazon Echo Plus 2.1 stereo system review

Amazon delivers a convenient, flexible sound system, but what about its audio? When Amazon recently announced an absolute stack of new Echo products – everything

Amazon Echo vs Plus vs Dot vs Show vs Spot: What’s the difference?

Amazon’s Echo lineup is immense, spanning smart speakers, video devices and Echo companions. The Echo family of products has grown rapidly over the last couple

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

Which Amazon Echo speaker should you buy?

When Amazon first launched the Echo smart speaker, it was easy to work out which one to buy. Just over a year on, the product

Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen) Review

A funky new design and more useful smart hub make this a more interesting smart speaker What is the Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen)? 2017’s

Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) Review

Bigger, better, more useful than the original What is the Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen)? The original Amazon Echo Show was my favourite smart speaker

Echo Spot vs. Echo Show: Which Should You Buy?

There’s a big problem with most of today’s smart speakers: They look like ugly trash cans. Enter Amazon’s Echo Show and Echo Spot, Alexa-enabled smart

Amazon Echo Sub review: Rebel bass

The biggest criticism of the Amazon Echo is that it doesn’t sound that good. It’s a criticism that needs qualifying, because we’ve never really thought of the

Amazon Echo Plus (2018) review: Second time’s a charm

The Amazon Echo Plus first appeared in 2017, wearing the same tall plastic housing of the original Echo, but delivering bigger audio. Fast-forward to 2018 and there’s the

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

Google Home Hub: Top 5 features, and how it stacks up to Echo Show

Google aims to strangle the new Echo Show in its crib, but its new smart display could also cripple hardware partners like JBL and Lenovo.

Google Home Hub hands-on: Big AI in a small smart display

I honestly thought the Google Home Hub was going to be bigger. Like, much bigger. Significantly bigger. With Amazon’s second-generation Echo Show cranking the touchscreen up to

Amazon Echo Show 2nd Gen Review (2018): Alexa the screen star

PROS Big, bright display is significantly larger than 1st Gen Great audio with plenty of bass Alexa’s display-capable skills have improved considerably Smart home hub

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

All the VR news from Oculus Connect 2018 : Oculus gave us some Quest love and a bunch more VR gaming news

So Oculus Connect, its annual developer conference, is happening this week in San Jose but we already know pretty much all of the main VR headset and

Vizio P Series Review

PROS Built-in TV Tuner Full-Array Local Dimming across all sizes (zone number varies) 120 Hz (up to 240 Hz) refresh rate Chromecast built-in Upcoming Vizio

JBL Link View review: The smart speaker for stereo fans

This is the best-sounding Google Assistant-powered smart speaker. JBL’s Link View is the best-sounding, display-equipped, Google Assistant-powered smart speaker today. But who knows how long

Rowkin Ascent Micro review: High value, moderate price

Created with athletes in mind, these IPX5 true wireless earbuds are Bluetooth 5.0 certified. POSITIVES Value Portable Battery life Effective noise reduction Touch capacitive housings

Pixel 3 leaks again – here’s what we know now

The Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL were leaked today from all angles. The Google Pixel 3 leaked so many times, and in

Arlo Audio Doorbell vs Nest Hello vs Ring Video Doorbells: What’s the difference?

Nest Hello is the video doorbell from Nest. The company already offers various smart home devices including its popular Learning Thermostat and various cameras for both indoor and

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

Amazon Echo Show (2018) vs Amazon Echo Show (2017): What’s the difference?

Amazon has updated its year-old Echo Show (2017) with a gorgeous new model that has a fresh look and beefier sound. But how do these

Amazon Echo Sub hand-on review: Getting serious about sound

This is Amazon Echo Sub, a sign that Amazon is starting to get serious about the sound quality of its Echo devices. At a time