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Sony LF-S50G Smart Speaker with Google Assistant review

OUR VERDICT In isolation, the Sony LF-S50G is a very good smart speaker. It’s great at picking up voice commands, sounds good and features a

Hands on: B&O Beoplay M3 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT B&O has traditionally focussed on the high-end with its home listening products, so its nice to see it approach the mainstream end

Polk Omni S2 review

The Good: The compact Polk Omni S2 is one of the least-expensive Play-Fi multiroom speakers yet. It offers a big soundstage and lots of bass. The

Fabriq Chorus review: This Alexa-powered smart speaker is an excellent value

It sounds great, can operate on battery power, and comes with a charging dock. If you don’t mind not being able to ask Alexa to

Alexa vs. Siri vs. Google Assistant: Which Smart Assistant Wins?

As if managing our interpersonal relationships weren’t already challenging enough in this digital day and age, now we have to worry about talking to artificial

Amazon Echo Review (2017)

Amazon couldn’t have hoped for a better response when it created the smart speaker market three years ago with the original Amazon Echo. What once seemed

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

Ultimate Ears Blast and Megablast hands-on review

Right on trend, Ultimate Ears’ new smart speakers are another portable alternative to Amazon Echo and Sonos One. We’ve long been fans of Ultimate Ears’ portfolio

Marshall Stanmore Multi-Room WiFi Speaker Review

Pros Ultra-flexible streaming Smart Marshall looks Goes loud with confidence Cons Not as dynamic sounding as the best Key Features Review Price: £399/$530 Multiroom Bluetooth

Multi-room audio: everything you need to know

It’s easier than ever to fill your home with music, thanks to simple, affordable wireless speakers that can combine to make feature-packed, voice-controlled multi-room music

Sonos One vs PLAY:1 – The 411 on the newest Alexa speaker

It’s the season of smart speakers, but the Sonos One has a strong pitch for being your voice-driven media player of choice. As we found in

Sonos One review

Pros Great sound Small and convenient Proper Alexa integration Supports Google Assistant (in 2018) Cons Alexa not fully compatible with Spotify at launch Key Features

Best Outdoor Speakers in 2017 for Gardens, Patios and Backyards

Here are the best outdoor speakers you can find that are perfect for gardens, patios and backyards – having outdoor speakers in the backyard can

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

Riva Festival Review

Pros Can sound better than a Sonos Play:5 Excellent mids Lots of wired and wireless options Cons Needs to be positioned carefully Subwoofer-style bass, not

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

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

Sky Soundbox hands-on review

Sky Soundbox hands-on: A solid bit of kit that seems a no-brainer Sky Q customers The Soundbox is the super-swish result of Sky’s collaboration with

Google Home Max: Everything you need to know about the premium smart speaker

Google Home now has a premium big brother. The Google Home Max is official and here’s everything you need to know about the specs, price

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

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

How to Build Your First Home Theater From Nothing

Setting up a proper home theater doesn’t have to be terribly expensive or complicated. If you’re still watching TV on a tiny screen and crappy

Yamaha YAS-207 Sound Bar review

OUR VERDICT The Yamaha YAS-207 soundbar is a great value, packing in solid sound quality for the price. DTS Virtual:X is a nice addition at

Marshall Woburn Multi-Room hands-on review

Key Features Review Price: £539/$700 Wi-Fi Google Cast Phono input 3.5mm aux input 2x 5.25-inch drivers Hands-on with the Marshall Woburn Multi-Room Marshall has made

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: 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,

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

Samsung HW-MS750 Sound+ Soundbar review

OUR VERDICT Audio enthusiasts will find a lot to love with the Samsung HW-MS750 Sound+ Soundbar. With cutting edge technology like Ultra High Quality 32-bit