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Sonos Amp review

Sonos’s very first product was the ZP100, a bookshelf-class amplifier with built in Wi-Fi that you could connect to virtually any speakers. It was the

Bose Home Speaker 500 review: Rethinking—and reshaping—smart speakers

With its first premium compact smart speaker, Bose ushers in a new ecosystem of voice-controlled audio for your listening and home-control pleasure. Bose is masterful

Yamaha MusicCast 20 Review

The Yamaha MusicCast 20 is a solid, but uninspiring wireless multi-room speaker What is the Yamaha MusicCast 20? The Yamaha MusicCast 20 is a wireless

Amazon Echo Sub hand-on review: Getting serious about sound

This is Amazon Echo Sub, a sign that Amazon is starting to get serious about the sound quality of its Echo devices. At a time

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.

Como Audio Musica review: This lovingly crafted speaker is all kinds of music to our ears

It’s the Swiss Army Knife of micro stereo systems. If you can take just one piece of electronics to your mountain cabin or desert island,

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

Polk Audio Command Bar soundbar review: Good sound, with Alexa at your service

Is that an Echo Dot in your chassis, or are you just glad to see me? With solid, well-balanced sound and Amazon Alexa on board,

How to control your TV with Alexa : Sometimes your voice is the best remote in the room.

When it works, controlling your TV with Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant can feel like magic. Using voice commands avoids thumbing through menus and can get

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

Como Audio Amico review: This wireless music-streaming speaker can go where you go

Fashionable design and high-quality sound get this streaming speaker in the door; its ability to tune in everything from FM radio to Spotify and internet

Lenovo Smart Display Review: Show & Tell for the Google Assistant

PROS Lenovo’s design is sleeker than Echo Show 10-inch touchscreen is bright and colorful Google Assistant is increasingly full-functioned Privacy shutter for camera is welcome

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

Sonos AirPlay 2: How to get started and what to expect

The Sonos AirPlay 2 update is out, and if you’ve always wanted your iPhone, iPad, and Macs to play more with your Sonos speakers, this

Amazon Fire TV Cube Review: Alexa, hide the remote

PROS Alexa makes a capable media navigator Setup is straightforward Still get many of Alexa’s other Skills Competitively priced CONS Not a fully-fledged Echo IR

Sonos Beam vs Sonos Playbar: What’s the difference?

Sonos announced a new smart speaker, the Sonos Beam. The new device is half the price of existing Playbar, it’s previously offering for boosting your TV’s sound. What

Sonos Beam is new $399 smart speakerbar

Sonos has revealed its latest speaker, the Sonos Beam, a smaller soundbar that wants to be both your music and your home entertaining speaker. Unveiled

Apple HomePod stereo pairing: Hands-on

If one HomePod sounds great, how about two of Apple’s speakers set up as a stereo pair? With the arrival of AirPlay 2 this week,

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

Just don’t buy that smart speaker

Alexa isn’t eavesdropping on your every conversation, secretly sharing them with whoever it likes, but even if it was there’s an easy way to avoid

Studio19 London Solo E500X-EQ speaker review: For the living room and the yard

A gorgeous design with a high price tag POSITIVES Sleek design Gets loud Battery powered for mobility Charges via USB Type-C NEGATIVES Price Lacking high-quality

X-Fi Sonic Carrier review: Home theater of the absurd

It’s the finest soundbar on the market. But for the money, is it better than conventional surround sound? It is without a doubt the best

Apple HomePod: Here’s how easy getting started is

If Apple gets anything pitch-perfect with HomePod, its new smart speaker, it’s the setup process. We’ve got our hands on the Apple Music streaming speaker

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 soundbars to improve your TV’s audio

TV speakers suck, but not everyone has the room—or the budget—for an A/V receiver and six or more loudspeakers. A soundbar can fit under or

5 ways HomePod will beat Amazon Echo and Google Home (and 5 ways it won’t)

The battle lines are drawn. Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is finally almost here. After a month-long delay that caused it to miss the all-important holiday-shopping season, Apple

The Top 20 Best Subwoofers in 2018

Here are our top picks for the best subwoofers of 2018 that deliver the tightest and deepest bass response and are perfect for home audio

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