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Google Nest Hub Max vs. Amazon Echo Show: Battle of the smart home video hubs

Amazon’s Echo Show has largely remained uncontested in the smart home video hub space, but competition is finally here with the release and availability of

Lenovo Smart Display 7 hand-on review: Smaller, smarter Google Assistant hub

It was back in November 2018 that we reviewed the first Lenovo Smart Display. Now there’s a newer, smaller, smarter model available: the Lenovo Smart

Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition review: This chatty, Alexa-powered playmate keeps tykes entertained and engaged

Amazon’s Echo Dot for kids boasts robust parental controls and a year’s worth of Amazon FreeTime. If you’re looking for an alternative to unleashing your

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

Amazon Echo Auto review: Alexa just doesn’t deliver as a co-pilot

Too little, too late. Amazon’s strategy of putting Alexa everywhere is hampered by one key fact: It doesn’t make a phone. That means Alexa’s influence

Is anyone home? Samsung’s Galaxy Home smart speaker is a no-show at Unpacked 2019

We were hoping to get word about Samsung’s long-awaited speaker at this year’s Unpacked, but no dice. It’s been about six months since we’ve laid

You just bought a new Amazon Echo device? Do these 6 things first

Fix these settings before you start chatting Alexa up. So, you snapped up an Echo, Echo Dot, or another Echo device during Amazon’s Prime Day

Amazon Echo Show 5 vs Lenovo Smart Clock: which is better in the bedroom?

Is there a smart device for every room of your home? Amazon and Lenovo sure hope so. Despite the worries about having always-listening devices sat

Amazon Echo Show 5 is a compact, affordable smart display (not an alarm clock)

Amazon continues to expand its Echo family: On May 29, the company announced a new baby brother, the Amazon Echo Show. The device will be

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: An Alexa display with alarm clock smarts

When Amazon introduced the second-gen Echo Show display last year, it was a huge upgrade over the original, with a built-in browser, better sound and

Hands on: Amazon Echo Show 5 review

The Amazon Echo Show 5 smart display has arrived. Sat somewhere between the second-generation Echo Show and the circular Echo Spot alarm clock, the Echo

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

Amazon Echo Show 5 price, release date, news and features

Amazon has announced the latest addition to the Echo family, the Amazon Echo Show 5. Confusingly, this isn’t the fifth generation of Amazon’s popular Alexa-powered

Amazon Echo Spot vs. Lenovo Smart Clock

With the rise of smart displays in the house, we’ve seen the entrance of a curious new type of device: The smart alarm clock. These

Google Nest Hub Max vs Amazon Echo Show: Which should you buy?

Google announced the Nest Hub Max smart display during its I/O developer conference in early May, featuring the same design as the Google Home Hub

Amazon Echo Link Amp review

‘Proper’ hi-fi has suddenly become cool again, with the big boys of tech now courting hi-fi fans more than ever before. Sonos, which has spent

How to use your Fitbit with Alexa and Amazon Echo speakers

Everything you need to know about pairing your Fitbit with the smart assistant There’s an Alexa skill for almost everything now, but Fitbit was among the first

Ninety7 Sky Tote Portable Battery Base review: Take your second-gen Amazon Echo anywhere

Here’s an inexpensive way to carry the Alexa digital assistant with you everywhere. Amazon’s decision to design its second-generation Amazon Echo smart speaker with a

Apple Music is finally coming to Amazon Echo speakers in the UK

Apple Music subscribers in the UK will soon be able to stream tunes directly to their Amazon Echo speakers via native Alexa commands. The company

Apple HomePod 2: What we want to see in Apple’s second-gen smart speaker

Apple’s HomePod sounds fantastic but the common criticism – including in our own HomePod review – was that the implementation of Siri leaves a little

Amazon Echo Dot vs. Echo Dot Kids Edition: What’s the difference?

The Amazon Echo Dot is a puck-shaped smart speaker designed to be used as a smaller alternative to the full-sized Amazon Echo. The original Echo

Lenovo Smart Clock hands-on review

Over the past year, Lenovo has quietly made a name for itself as a maker of Google Assistant speakers that also feature screens. At CES 2018, it

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

Amazon Echo Show vs Google Home Hub: One of these smart displays is better than the other

Each device has its strengths and weaknesses, but only one smart display can be called “best.” Smart speakers are great, but smart displays are even

Amazon Echo Input Review: Alexa in your own speakers

Amazon’s Echo smart speakers typically work better on the smart side, rather than the speaker quality front, but the new Echo Input promises to pair

Google Home Mini vs. Amazon Echo Dot: Which is better?

So you’re in the market for a low-cost smart home speaker, but you aren’t sure where to begin. While Google may have arrived late to

LG XBoom WK9 is the Google Assistant smart display to bring the noise

LG has announced a rival to Google Home Hub and Amazon Echo Show for those who want to crack up the volume. Previously teased at CES in January, the LG

Amazon ordered to hand over Echo recordings in double murder

Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo, Google Home speakers, and Apple HomePod are becoming more and more common in houses. But more than just homes

Amazon Echo Plus 2.1 stereo system review

Amazon delivers a convenient, flexible sound system, but what about its audio? When Amazon recently announced an absolute stack of new Echo products – everything

Amazon Echo vs Plus vs Dot vs Show vs Spot: What’s the difference?

Amazon’s Echo lineup is immense, spanning smart speakers, video devices and Echo companions. The Echo family of products has grown rapidly over the last couple