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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

Ruark Audio MRx review: Classy design with a sound to match

British audio company Ruark Audio is best known for its range of DAB digital radios, such as the rather excellent R1 MkIII. However, with more of

20 Best Bluetooth Speakers 2018: The best speakers tested and reviewed

In this review we take a look at the best Bluetooth speakers of 2018 for any budget that deliver really good sound performance, durability and

Apple HomePod review: The smart sounding speaker that’s just not smart enough

The Apple HomePod is a £319/$424 speaker with Siri built-in. It plans to take on not only the much-cheaper Amazon Echo and Google Home but systems like Sonos too. Apple wants to deliver not only

Can anyone beat Amazon in the smart speaker game?

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

Best Smart Speakers of 2018: the Pros and the Cons

At CES 2018, the usual circus of new products, experimental devices, and moonshot projects seem to have a common undertone: AI assistants. At almost every

Top 20 Best Bluetooth Soundbars of 2018

In this review we feature our top picks for the best Bluetooth soundbars of 2018 that deliver superb sound performance, design and excellent Bluetooth connectivity

Denon Envaya DSB-250 review: Sensational sound from this small-scale portable Bluetooth speaker

These days, home assistant speakers are hot stuff. We’ve signed all the T&Cs and asked Alexa and Google Assistant all the weird questions a five-year-old

B&O Beoplay M3 review

OUR VERDICT A great sounding mono speaker with support for every major streaming protocol, but it’s a shame there’s no stereo pair option. FOR Spotify

Sonos Sub review: All about that bass

Sonos launched its wireless subwoofer – the Sonos Sub – way back in 2012. It was originally designed to fit into any room, promising to instantly boost

Marshall Woburn multi-room speaker review

OUR VERDICT Incredibly loud, and with an unmistakably iconic design, this skilled centrepiece wireless speaker balances Bluetooth, AirPlay, ChromeCast, Spotify Connect and multi-room. FOR Big

Sonos One vs Sonos Play:1: What’s the difference?

Sonos has announced a new speaker to its portfolio in the form of the Sonos One. The smart speaker brings integrated voice control with Amazon’s Alexa

Hands on: Marshall Stanmore Multi-room Speaker review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Do you need wireless music this loud? Probably not, but this easy to use and iconically designed speaker copes well with lossless

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

Urbanears Baggen Wireless Speaker review

OUR VERDICT The Urbanears Baggen tries to emulate Sonos but fails. The user experience is frustrating with cut outs, crashes and lag. For the money,

Urbanears Stammen Wireless Speaker review

OUR VERDICT The Urbanears Stammen is a fashionable speaker that, unfortunately, costs way too much money. Sound is mediocre and its software is consistently buggy

Sonos Play:1 review

OUR VERDICT Sonos has cooked up a superb quality speaker at a more affordable entry point, meaning it’s no longer just one for the upper

The Top 20 Best Wireless Speakers of 2017

Here are our top picks for the best wireless speakers that deliver superb sound performance, long lasting battery life and high quality wireless music streaming.

Amazon Dash Wand review: A home shopping device made for a not-too-distant future

The Amazon Dash Wand won’t solve your pantry problems just yet, but it’s a cool device at a killer price. Pros Compact, refrigerator-friendly design. The

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

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

The Top 20 Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers of 2017

Here are the top 20 best portable bluetooth speakers of 2017 that are simply outstanding in terms of audio performance, portability and overall design. They

Ninety7 Vaux Review: Echo Dot speaker-battery cuts Alexa’s cord

PROS Affordable upgrade for Echo Dot owners Better microphone performance than Amazon Tap Volume gets loud CONS 5-6 hour battery life is only average Audio

Bose SoundLink Revolve+ review

The Good: The sleek Bose SoundLink Plus Bluetooth speaker sounds excellent for its compact size, has a built-in handle for easy transport and is water-resistant.

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

Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, Play:5, PlayBar or PlayBase

Multi-room speaker options are plentiful to say the least, with Denon, Samsung, LG and Bluesound all offering their own solutions. If you are reading this feature

PARADIGM PW600 WIRELESS SPEAKER REVIEW

HIGHS Great sound, including rich and powerful bass Works with any Play-Fi speaker Sleek design ARC fine tunes sound to any room LOWS Finicky setup

Denon Heos HS2 review: A true Sonos competitor

We had no problems recommending the original Denon Heos multi-room speaker range, but a couple of minor gripes stopped it from true five-star performance. The

Amazon Echo and Echo Dot hands on

It’s 18 months since the Amazon Echo launched in the US, adding a wireless Bluetooth speaker to Amazon’s increasingly disparate spread of products and services

OPPO SONICA REVIEW

HIGHS Powerful and musical bass response Clear and detailed upper register High resolution audio support Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and ethernet ready Premium look and feel LOWS