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Nest Secure hands-on plus Nest Hello, Cam IQ Outdoor

Nest has done a solid job of filling in gaps in the company’s connected home and security line-up today, unveiling Nest Secure, the Nest Hello

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

Xiaomi AI Smart Speaker Review: Do Not Pay More!

A few years back speakers could be found only in houses of luxury Hi-Fi enthusiasts. But now almost everyone owns such a device. The main

Hands on: JBL Link 20 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT With powerful performance, portability and connected smarts, the JBL Link 20 is looking like a solid entry into the growing Google Assistant

Hands on: TicHome Mini Google Assistant speaker review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Set to be an affordable, pint-sized take on the Google Assistant speaker bracket, what the TicHome Mini lacks in flash it makes

Philips 9603 OLED TV Hands-on Review

Key Features 900 nits peak brightness 4K UHD resolution OLED panel Three-sided Ambilight 65-inch screen size HDR10 and HLG compatible Although it only launched its

Hands on: Sony Smart Speaker LF-S50G review

OUR EARLY VERDICT With a simple screen and stylish display, Sony’s first smart speaker looks and sounds great – we just wish it had a

Hands on: Panasonic SC-GA10 Google Assistant smart speaker review

OUR EARLY VERDICT By focusing on audio quality, the Panasonic SC-GA10 stands out in an increasingly crowded smart marketplace. It might look a little boring,

Reasons Why It Doesn’t Make Sense to Upgrade to the Newest Flagship

It’s that time of the year again when you have all the latest flagships being unveiled by Samsung, LG, HTC, Sony, Apple, and everyone else.

And finally: Samsung’s flexible wearable – All the rumours and whispers from the past week

Lock up your sources, it’s time for And finally, a place where we trawl through the week’s whispers to bring you the rumours you need to

NAD C 338 review

You wouldn’t need to borrow a friend’s hands to count how many £600 stereo amplifiers are capable of streaming music from Spotify, Tidal and Google

Onkyo TX-NR575 review

The Good: The Onkyo TX-NR575 offers excellent design, solid build quality and superb usability. It includes a wealth of usable features including Dolby Atmos, Chromecast

And finally: LTE Apple Watch might miss a big feature

All the other news stories from the week The anticipation of a whole new set of wearable goodies to try on is quietly building, and

Google Home and Chromecast vs. Amazon Echo and Fire TV: Which is the best hands-free TV experience?

Watching TV no longer requires a remote–at least in certain circumstances. Let’s be honest: Reaching for the remote while watching TV isn’t a major inconvenience.

Master & Dynamic MA770 Review

Pros Jaw-dropping concrete design Weighty, muscular sound Smooth, insightful treble and mid-range Easy to use Cons Expensive Occasionally glitchy Chromecast streaming Key Features Review Price:

And finally: Samsung Gear Sport pops up at FCC and more

Looks like we know what Samsung will be releasing on August 23 Welcome to And Finally, our weekly round-up of rumours and rumblings from around

Honeywell Lyric C1 review

The Good: The $120 Honeywell Lyric C1 Wi-Fi Security Camera has free cloud storage, local storage via an included 8GB card, motion zones and geofencing

TCL S405 series Roku TV (2017) review

The Good: The TCL S405 series are among the least expensive 4K TVs on the market. Roku TV delivers the simplest, most comprehensive smart TV

Vizio E series 2017 (60- to 80-inch) review

The Good: The bigger Vizio E series sets offer the best picture quality available in this price range, thanks to local dimming. The Google Cast

Element EL4KAMZ17 series (Amazon Fire TV Edition) review

The Good: The Element Fire TV with Alexa delivers better built-in voice controls than any TV available, including search, playback control and smart-home command. It

Riva Arena review

PROS High-fidelity sound Flexible wireless streaming Fairly easy to use CONS Sonos works better in big rooms Battery accessory is expensive KEY FEATURES Wi-Fi Bluetooth

JBL Playlist review

PROS Solid build and eye-catching design Easy Chromecast streaming Warm, easygoing sound Good detail and ample bass CONS Laid-back treble lacks excitement No built-in battery

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

eero 2nd-gen Review (2017): Mesh network’s star raises its game

PROS Speed increase over 1st-gen eero Option for family filtering and malware protection Easy setup and configuration CONS Still not a cheap router system eero

Best Bluetooth Speakers 2017

There’s a Bluetooth speaker for just about every person, from those who want only the best sound, to outdoor adventurers and bass heads. After testing

Apple HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

Back in November 2015 Amazon released Amazon Echo, its all-in-one speaker and assistant with Amazon Alexa voice control. And it’s not taken long for other

LG SJ8 review

PROS Slim soundbar and compact sub Lively, engaging sound with muscular bass Easy to use multiroom app Generous features CONS Could be more detailed and

Apple HomePod hands on

According to Apple, the iPod reinvented portable music and the Apple HomePod aims to do the same with our music at home. You can choose

Amazon Echo vs Apple HomePod vs Google Home: the battle of the smart speakers

Apple has unveiled the new Apple HomePod, its play into the smart speaker space that’s coming later this year for $349 (about £270 or AU$460).