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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?

Google Nest Hub Max vs Amazon Echo Show: Which should you buy?

Google announced the Nest Hub Max smart display during its I/O developer conference in early May, featuring the same design as the Google Home Hub

Amazon Echo Link Amp review

‘Proper’ hi-fi has suddenly become cool again, with the big boys of tech now courting hi-fi fans more than ever before. Sonos, which has spent

How to set up and use Sonos with Alexa

Get Sonos to work nicely with Alexa and avoid any ducking problems Sonos makes the best multi-room audio system and, with its Echo devices and

How to use your Fitbit with Alexa and Amazon Echo speakers

Everything you need to know about pairing your Fitbit with the smart assistant There’s an Alexa skill for almost everything now, but Fitbit was among the first

Ninety7 Sky Tote Portable Battery Base review: Take your second-gen Amazon Echo anywhere

Here’s an inexpensive way to carry the Alexa digital assistant with you everywhere. Amazon’s decision to design its second-generation Amazon Echo smart speaker with a

Apple Music is finally coming to Amazon Echo speakers in the UK

Apple Music subscribers in the UK will soon be able to stream tunes directly to their Amazon Echo speakers via native Alexa commands. The company

Apple HomePod 2: What we want to see in Apple’s second-gen smart speaker

Apple’s HomePod sounds fantastic but the common criticism – including in our own HomePod review – was that the implementation of Siri leaves a little

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 Fire TV is now easier to set up thanks to update

When you’re setting up a new streaming device on your TV, there are few things worse than having to type in your Wi-Fi password using

The 10 Best Bluetooth Motorcycle Helmets in 2019

In this review we feature the best Bluetooth motorcycle helmets that provide fully integrated Bluetooth functionality for taking hands free calls or listening to music.

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

Lenovo Smart Clock hands-on review

Over the past year, Lenovo has quietly made a name for itself as a maker of Google Assistant speakers that also feature screens. At CES 2018, it

Lenovo Smart Tab P10 first look: A tablet and smart home hub rolled into one

Lenovo’s Smart Tab P10 has a neat party trick – it features Amazon Alexa, meaning when it’s docked with the included speaker, it essentially turns

Optoma UHD51ALVe Review

Say hello – literally – to the first serious home entertainment projector you can control via Amazon Alexa What is the Optoma UHD51ALVe? The Optoma

Amazon Echo Show vs Google Home Hub: One of these smart displays is better than the other

Each device has its strengths and weaknesses, but only one smart display can be called “best.” Smart speakers are great, but smart displays are even

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

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