smart home

Caavo Control Center review: This universal remote unifies not just your devices but your streaming services, too

This innovative approach to a universal remote revolves around another set-top box, but its universal search capabilities dramatically upgrade streaming as we know it. Pros

Google Pixel 3 Review: Picture greatness

PROS Camera technology leads the pack Elegant, tactile glass & metal design Wireless charging is a welcome addition OLED screens look great CONS Pixel 3

JBL Link 10 Voice Activated Speaker Hands-on Review

JBL recently launched their newest series of speakers in the Philippines, the JBL Link. These are not ordinary wireless speakers though, as they have 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

Amazon Echo Show 2nd Gen Review (2018): Alexa the screen star

PROS Big, bright display is significantly larger than 1st Gen Great audio with plenty of bass Alexa’s display-capable skills have improved considerably Smart home hub

Top 10 Home Theater in a Box Systems in 2018

Here are the best home theater in a box systems that are suitable for beginners or entry-level home theater enthusiasts that come with virtually everything

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

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

JBL Link View review: The smart speaker for stereo fans

This is the best-sounding Google Assistant-powered smart speaker. JBL’s Link View is the best-sounding, display-equipped, Google Assistant-powered smart speaker today. But who knows how long

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

New Amazon Echo Plus hand-on review: New design, better speakers

The Echo Plus has been given a redesign. When it launched last year it was somewhat confusing that it used the old standard Echo design

Amazon Echo Show (2018) vs Amazon Echo Show (2017): What’s the difference?

Amazon has updated its year-old Echo Show (2017) with a gorgeous new model that has a fresh look and beefier sound. But how do these

Here are all the new Amazon devices out to buy or preorder now

Amazon revealed a flurry of new Echo, Fire TV, and and Alexa devices this week, now a bunch are up for sale. Below we’ve run

Everything Amazon just announced: Echo, Alexa, Fire TV, and more

Amazon took a blunderbuss approach to their device event this morning, so we’re going to attempt to nutshell the lot. Revealed today were a whole

TP-Link EAP245 Access Point Review

The TP-Link EAP245 has been around for almost a year, so it had enough time to find its place among the other AC1750 3×3 wireless

BMW Vision iNEXT previews 2021 EV

Five days, three continents, and four cities: Munich, New York, San Francisco, and Beijing. It may sound like the itinerary of a famous rock band’s

Garmin Speak Plus Review: Alexa and a dash cam make a mighty fine co-pilot

It’ll keep you company and help you stay in your lane. With Alexa, a dash cam, and a constant eye on the road, the Garmin

Best smart analogue watches 2018 : Helping you pick a traditional watch with added connected smarts

What’s the difference between a smartwatch and a hybrid smartwatch? They might sound like the same thing, but they are different and there is a

The Best of IFA 2018

IFA 2018 draws to a close, and as always there’s no shortage of fresh gadgetry to choose from at the Berlin technology show. Laptops, smart

New Sonos Amp gives pro-audio some streaming power

Sonos has revealed a new connected amplifier, the Sonos Amp, delivering streaming music, AirPlay 2 support, and more for installations where third-party speakers are preferred.

4 Reasons to Buy the Amazon Fire 7 & 5 Reasons Not To

Should you buy the Fire 7 tablet with Alexa? This is what you need to know before you buy or gift the 7-inch Fire Tablet with

Denon HEOS HomeCinema HS2 soundbar review: Alexa, play ‘Jurassic Park’

Amazon Alexa, AirPlay2, and Heos make Denon’s HomeCinema HS2 a feature-rich package. Denon’s HEOS HomeCinema HS2 soundbar and wireless subwoofer is a solid, feature-rich audio

Samsung SmartThings Wifi: 5 things you should know

Samsung wants to tame your smart home and end your WiFi deadspots, with its new SmartThings Wifi mesh router system. Promising not only smoother internet

Pixel Watch investigation: Everything we know, and what it needs to succeed

Google’s making a hero smartwatch, but what could it be like? Wear OS is in a period of transition. We know that Google is working to make its

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

Galaxy Watch coming: what we want from Samsung’s next smartwatch

While we’re counting down to Samsung’s Unpacked event this Thursday, the company is already dropping hints at something big coming later this month. It might

D-Link HD Wi-Fi Camera (model DCS-8010LH) review: An entry-level camera with a steep learning curve

D-Link’s DCS-8010LH is an affordable option for smart home enthusiasts, but it might be too complicated for those who just want a simple entry-level security