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

Which is the right Sonos speaker for you? There are a few great entry-level Sonos options in the form of the excellent Sonos One, Sonos

Toshiba UL5A TV review

The Toshiba UL5A is part of Toshiba’s new range of budget 4K TVs, the L5 series, and premium L7 series. With a whole load of

New Bose portable smart speaker could be a Sonos Move killer

Bose has announced a new portable speaker, which it hopes will be all things to all people, and beat the forthcoming Sonos Move. The unimaginatively named Portable

Yamaha YAS-209 soundbar review

Yamaha’s YAS-207 blew away the crowd upon its 2017 debut, offering a heady mix of clear and balanced performance and more features than a $300

Smart assistants may have made us more lax about privacy

There’s probably little debate that AI-powered smart assistants have become very useful. They started out as good fun but without much utility and have sometimes

How to get Amazon to delete your Alexa recordings, and stop them listening in to your Alexa chats

Amazon Alexa customers worried about their privacy can now choose whether or not contractors listen to the recordings of their exchanges with Alexa.  Currently, Alexa

Acer Aspire Z24 Review: An Affordable All-in-One with Alexa

The Acer Aspire Z24 offers a surprising amount of power and some unexpected features, all for under $1,000. An all-in-one PC often needs to be

This 4K Projector Just Hit a Whole New Level of Cheap

The Optoma UHL55 is a portable 4K projector that was released in the fall of 2018. It’s capable of projecting a 150-inch image and it

You can now talk to Google Assistant on your Sonos – here’s how

Sonos has rolled out the Google Assistant update for its smart speakers, giving you the option of using this or Amazon Alexa on the Sonos

Bose Home Speaker 300 review: A versatile smart speaker begging to be compared to the Sonos One

Sweet sound and both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant on board. Have a cigar. There’s a new baby in the Bose smart speaker line. The

Asus Lyra Voice (AC2200) review

The next step for mesh routers appears to be integrating voice assistants into their repertoire. With the release of the Lyra Voice, Asus joins the

Garmin Drivesmart 65: You’ll finally be able to talk to your Satnav

The Garmin DriveSmart 65 has the somewhat dubious honour of being the first Satnav that can respond when you shout at it with exasperation. The

Alexa voice control is rolling out to LG 2019 TVs

AirPlay 2 and HomeKit will also arrive ‘mid-year’ LG’s 2019 4K TVs are about to live up their all-embracing voice control promise. LG has announced

Amazon Alexa is rolling out to 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs

LG has announced that it’s rolling out Amazon Alexa support to its 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs, which includes its range of LG UHD TVs,

Sony launches EXTRA BASS WH-XB700 headphones, GTK-XB72 speakers

Sony has launched two new audio accessories under the EXTRA BASS family — the WH-XB700 headphones and GTK-XB72 speakers. The WH-XB700 headphones feature an improved

Marshall Stockwell II review: Portable rock star

Best-known for its amplification, Marshall has now made quite a name for itself in portable and small-format audio. So much so that it now has

How to set up and use Sonos with Alexa

Get Sonos to work nicely with Alexa and avoid any ducking problems Sonos makes the best multi-room audio system and, with its Echo devices and

Libratone Zipp 2 review

Do you want a home speaker that responds to requests for Abba songs, and quietly records what you say so that it can push ads

Netgear Orbi Voice Review

With wireless mesh systems, smart assistants and speakers in every room, you may feel as though your home is slowly filling up with small boxes.

2020 Toyota Tacoma gets tech upgrade plus Army Green TRD Pro

America’s best-selling midsize pickup just got a revamp, with the 2020 Toyota Tacoma getting new tech, new comfort features, and bolder styling. Revealed at the

Lenovo Smart Tab P10 first look: A tablet and smart home hub rolled into one

Lenovo’s Smart Tab P10 has a neat party trick – it features Amazon Alexa, meaning when it’s docked with the included speaker, it essentially turns

Optoma UHD51ALVe Review

Say hello – literally – to the first serious home entertainment projector you can control via Amazon Alexa What is the Optoma UHD51ALVe? The Optoma

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 Soundbar System Review : Multi-room and multi-channel

What is the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40? The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 is the latest entry-level soundbar from the company that practically pioneered the concept. The YMS-4080,

JBL Link 10 Smart Speaker Review: Gateway to the Smart Home Life?

We check out JBL’s most affordable smart speaker offering! Since IFA 2017, smart speakers have been rising in popularity. Aside from Google, brands like Anker,

LG XBOOM ThinQ WK9 smart display review

Call 2018 the year of the smart display. This year alone, many new smart displays — or tablet-like speakers with a screen and an Amazon Alexa

Optoma UHL55 review

It’s not often we see a home cinema projector – that most old-fashioned and clunky of devices – with three unique features. And yet, that’s

Reolink Argus Pro review: a completely wireless indoor/outdoor security camera for modest budgets

The Argus Pro is an easy-to-use camera with all the security essentials and a budget-friendly price. Pros PIR motion detection minimizes false alerts Completely wireless

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

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

Libratone Zipp 2 hand-on review: Smart just got smarter

The Libratone Zipp has always been a smart speaker. Dressed in fabric and sealed with a zip, we’ve always liked the sartorial distinction this speaker offers: it’s