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Sonos One vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

If you’ve considered buying a smart speaker in the last two years, you’ll undoubtedly be aware of Amazon’s Echo and its Alexa assistant and if you’ve ever

Smart speakers – everything you need to know

2017 will be seen as the year of the smart speaker. But what is a smart speaker? And what does it do? We give you

Amazon Echo Dot v Google Home Mini: The affordable smart speaker brouhaha

Which impulse-buy speaker is for you? For the longest time, the only affordable way to get into the smart home game was to lean onto

QLED vs OLED TV: Who Wins?

When two closely related, similar sounding acronyms are bandied about, confusion is bound to ensue. Hence, QLED and OLED are causing some consternation among shoppers

Google Home Mini Review: The First Great Echo Dot Rival

THE GOOD Attractive design Inexpensive Great audio quality for size Can control Android TVs and Chromecast THE BAD Hard to see status lights from across

Amazon Echo vs Sonos One: Battle of the smart speakers

The Amazon Echo was the original smart speaker. There have been countless rivals and imitators, but it remains one of the most popular options for anyone wanting

Sonos One hands-on review

Key Features Review Price: £299/$398 Sonos multiroom audio Trueplay room calibration Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility Sonos One hands-on: first look at Sonos’ first

A Month with the Note 8: Can Samsung’s Phablet Replace a Laptop?

For the better part of the past two decades, my job and life have revolved around always having a phone, a tablet or a notebook

Philips 43PUS6262 4K TV Review

Pros Two-sided Ambilight Netflix 4K HDR, Amazon 4K Freeview Play with catch-up TV Cons UHD HDR images can lack brightness You’ll definitely want to add

Amazon Echo Plus vs Echo 2: What’s the difference?

Amazon Echo Plus vs Echo 2: What’s new with the two updated Alexa speakers from Google? At a secret event at its Seattle HQ, Amazon

Amazon Echo (original) vs Echo Tap vs Echo Dot vs Echo Look vs Echo Show vs Echo (2017) vs Echo Plus vs Echo Spot: What’s the difference?

Amazon’s Echo lineup is insane at this point. It wasn’t long ago that a voice-controlled speaker and smart home assistant was the stuff of science-fiction,

Amazon Echo (2017) and Amazon Echo Plus hands on review

Amazon is aiming to major on sound quality despite an ultra-low price with its new Echo and Echo Plus speakers. Amazon’s continued effort to put Alexa

Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop review

OUR VERDICT This Inspiron gaming PC has a solid mid-range CPU and GPU combo. Although performance and price are alluring, there are better gaming PCs

Kitsound Comet Review

Pros Surprisingly good wireless performance Very low price Cons Fiddly charging Poor sound quality Key Features True wireless Bluetooth 4-hour battery Micro-USB charging What are

Apple TV 4K Review: One Powerful (But Pricey) Streaming Box

THE GOOD Fantastic 4K HDR content Intuitive home screen Simple iOS and macOS integration THE BAD Expensive Fiddly remote No digital audio or USB ports

Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017) Review

Key Features Review Price: £169.00/$253.5 Hands-free Alexa Android with Fire OS 5 1080p screen What is the Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017)? This is an

Apple Lightning headphones: everything you need to know

Apple’s new iPhones don’t have a 3.5mm headphone jack, only a Lightning connection. So what are your options? When Apple removed the traditional 3.5mm headphone

Philips 55POS9002 Review

Pros Excellent value Impressively detailed, natural pictures Attractive, space-saving design Cons Not the brightest OLED around Black levels not as deep as some OLEDs Android

Philips 65POS9603 hands on

Philips has revealed its new flagship TV – this 65in OLED 9 series. Not to be confused with the existing 9002 OLED range, the 9 series, or 9603, sits

Hands on: Philips Bass+ True Wireless headphones review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The bass-heavy sound might not be to everyone’s tastes, but if you’ve been looking for a cheap pair of true wireless earbuds

Kitsound Voice One speaker preview: First impressions of the £130 Amazon Echo competitor

Consumer electronics show IFA sees a lot of product launches, but speakers with built-in assistants, whether Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa, have been announced in abundance. Panasonic and Sony have both launched

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: JBL Bar 5.1 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The clever transforming design of the JBL Bar 5.1 soundbar could make taking the surround-sound plunge easier than ever. FOR Solid sound

Flic Smart Button Review

Pros Simple setup Easy navigation Good design Flexible functionality Cons Temperamental functionality Key Features Review Price: £30/$45 Three programmable commands Weather-resistant New functionality added monthly

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.

Best Android Wear 2.0 apps: Don’t miss these essential downloads

Supercharge your wrist with this selection of must-have apps With Android Wear 2.0 now well and truly out the gate, downloading the best apps can transform your

Philips EverPlay BT7900 Bluetooth speaker review

OUR VERDICT It’s loud, it’s bassy, it’s waterproof, and the carry handle doubles as a micro USB cable. With a 30m range and a 10-hour

AOC C4008UV8 review

The Good: The AOC C4008VU8 has plenty of screen real estate and it can display up to four sources simultaneously. Color renders beyond the typical

Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 8: Rumors vs Reality

This year’s big smartphone war will involve flagships from the two biggest phone makers. Samsung’s Galaxy S8, introduced this spring, is waiting to take on

Amkette Pocket review: Packs a whole lot of punch

Top Features * Good sound quality * Torchlight & FM Radio * Retro design If you’re a music lover, chances are pretty high that you