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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).

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid review

THE GOOD: At a class-leading 58 mpg combined (55 mpg for SEL and Limited models), the Hyundai Ioniq is currently the most fuel-efficient car without a

The Cortana smart home: Your need to know on Microsoft’s AI assistant

You could be chatting to Microsoft’s AI assistant in your home by the end of the year You can already talk to Cortana, Microsoft’s digital,

Google I/O 2017: Latest news, keynote highlights and analysis

GOOGLE I/O 2017 KEYNOTE: HIGHLIGHTS, LATEST NEWS AND ANALYSIS The annual Google I/O 2017 developer conference is underway, and the keynote has already been and

Amazon Echo vs Google Home – which is better?

Two internet giants are competing to be at the heart of everything you do – from playing music, online shopping and searching the web to

Sony STR-DN1080 review

The Good: The Sony STR-DN1080 offers all of the features you could want in a modern receiver — multiroom music, Chromecast streaming, Dolby Atmos and

Yamaha WXAD-10 (MusicCast Add) review

OUR VERDICT Yamaha’s WX-AD10 multiroom adaptor warrants a hi-fi high five – it’s a gorgeous Hi-Res Audio streaming upgrade for legacy amps and music systems.

And finally : Alphabet’s Verily shows off health-focused Study Watch

It’s been a strange week. Huawei’s CEO revealed that he’s not a big fan of smartwatches despite just launching the Huawei Watch 2. Then we

5 reasons why Google Home will beat Amazon Echo

Google Home is among the most interesting of the search king’s current hardware offerings, not least because it sets the stage for an epic showdown

Blink Security Camera Review : Very Good for the Price

THE GOOD Interesting, compact design Easy-to-use mobile-app interface Free cloud storage Inexpensive THE BAD Color representation is only so-so Built-in light is weak No night

Galaxy S8 vs. LG G6 : Which Phone Will Win?

The quest for smartphone dominance is on. Easily two of the most anticipated phones of the year, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus,

Sony KD-55XE9305 review

PROS Sensationally bright and colourful HDR pictures Brilliant upscaling of SDR/HD images Good sound quality CONS Backlight blooming around bright HDR objects Input lag could

Android Wear 2.0 review : Google takes another run-up at its smartwatch platform

Android Wear 2.0 is the overhaul Google’s OS needed. Not only does it make Wear more independent from the smartphone, it now gives iOS users

Hands on: Sony Bravia A1E OLED review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Sony has impressed with its new Bravia A1E with interesting sound tech, great form factor and a stunning picture quality. FOR Beautiful

Nvidia Shield TV (2017) review: The daddy of 4K HDR media streaming

When the original Nvidia Shield TV came out in 2015 it was far and away the most powerful, most capable media streamer out there. Powered

Jam Voice Bluetooth Speaker with Amazon Alexa review : Leave this one on the shelf

The JamVoice’s speaker is better than what you get with an Amazon Echo Dot, but that benefit is negated by the need to push a