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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

Loft Portable Battery Base review: Take your Google Home anywhere with this easy-to-use accessory

Simple set-up and sleek design render this gadget an essential accessory for Google’s full-sized smart speaker. Google Home ($129 at the Google Play Store) is

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

How do I get a free Google Home Mini from Spotify?

This week the folks at Google and Spotify teamed up to deliver the Google Home Mini to families across the United States. This plays in

Lenovo Smart Display 10″ Review

Announced way back in January 2018, the Lenovo Smart Display 10” was the first Google Assistant-powered smart display. Before Lenovo could release the product, the Google

3 reasons Google Home Hub will be a 2018 holiday gift hit

The holiday shopping season is coming, and Google has slipped into pole position for smart displays with the new Home Hub. Latest embodiment of the

Reolink Argus Pro review: a completely wireless indoor/outdoor security camera for modest budgets

The Argus Pro is an easy-to-use camera with all the security essentials and a budget-friendly price. Pros PIR motion detection minimizes false alerts Completely wireless

Pixel Watch no show? No problem – I’ll wait until you have something great, Google

I’ll happily wait it out if Google has bigger plans for its own smartwatch Up until maybe a month or so ago, we thought Google

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

Google Home Routines: How to put them to use

Pro tips for using Google Home’s handy shortcut and automation feature. Unless you’ve dug deep into the settings menu for Google Home, you might not know

Google October 9 event: Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, and a last-minute surprise

Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate, the Google Home Hub, and maybe some surprises: Google is ramping up for its big October 9 launch

Vizio P65-F1 4K UHD TV review: Vizio’s P-Series deliver good brightness and HDR, but image glitches remain

We love how this TV delivers HDR, but the occasional glitch is a visual reminder why it’s not a top-tier product. Exceptional brightness and HDR

3rd Gen Chromecast sold early, spoils Google surprise

Google’s big October Pixel 3 event may not be for another week, but the 3rd Gen Chromecast we’re expecting to see debut there has already

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

Phones in Octoberfest: what’s coming next month

The year’s major tech events are over but the smartphone show is far from done. In fact, it seems that many of the major OEMs

Optoma UHD51A review: A 4K UHD HDR smart projector with Alexa and Google Home support

The Optoma UHD51A is a solid smart projector with the added bonus of voice command support and built-in media player. NAILED IT Excellent 4K UHD

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 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

Vizio Home Theater Sound System with Dolby Atmos (model SB36512-F6 ) review: This speaker covers all the bases

Vizio’s Home Theater Sound System with Dolby Atmos is a high-value, high-tech sound bar with a taste of immersive audio magic. Pros Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers

VIZIO E-Series 65″ 4K HDR Smart TV | E65-F1 Review

Buying a big-screen 4K HDR TV was a dream for me a few years ago as it often costs a few thousand bucks. However, I

Google Pixel 3 rumors – UPDATED : Wireless charging, a giant screen, and no more secrets

The third generation of Google’s Pixel flagship phone is due to land this fall, and we already know a lot about it. The year of

Samsung’s Galaxy Home will live or die by AI

Samsung’s Bixby speaker didn’t look like anything we expected, with the Galaxy Home a bulbous alien egg promising to take on Apple’s HomePod, Amazon’s Echo,

Samsung Unpacked 2018 wrap-up: Everything you need to know

Samsung’s big Note 9 announcement took place today, and the 6.4-inch smartphone brought along some surprises too. We knew the latest Galaxy Note would take

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

Google Pixel 3 rumors: A giant notch, big bezels, and an intriguing dock

The third generation of Google’s Pixel flagship phone is due to land this fall, and we already know a lot about it. The year of

Lenovo Smart Display Review: Show & Tell for the Google Assistant

PROS Lenovo’s design is sleeker than Echo Show 10-inch touchscreen is bright and colorful Google Assistant is increasingly full-functioned Privacy shutter for camera is welcome