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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

Google Nest Hub Max review: Putting the Echo Show on notice

The Google Nest Hub – originally called the Home Hub, but since rebranded – realised Google’s vision for a smart display. But excellent as it

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

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

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

Echo Show 2 vs Echo Show 5: Which smart display is better for you?

Smart displays have made it possible for us to visually interact with voice assistants. Devices like the Echo Show allow us to ask Alexa to

Ring Stick Up Cam 2019 Gen 2 indoor/outdoor security camera review

The Ring Stick Up Cam 2019 is a 1080p (1K) capable, indoor/outdoor security camera. It is part of the Ring family of doorbells, security cameras,

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

Echo Show 5: All you need to know about Amazon’s new Google Nest Hub rival

The Echo line has a new family member. Amazon has unveiled the Echo Show 5 – and no, it isn’t the fifth iteration of the

Amazon’s big privacy push includes deleting Alexa recordings by voice

Amazon is enhancing its privacy features for Alexa, its smart assistant technology, making it easier to delete audio interactions in the face of growing user

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

Second-gen vs. third-gen Echo Dot: What’s the difference?

Debating whether to buy a second- or third-generation Dot? Trying to decide whether to stick with the second-gen Dot or upgrade to the third-gen version?

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 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

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

The best Google Home Mini accessories

The Google Home Mini did what for Google what the Echo Dot did for Amazon: it put an affordable, compact smart assistant into the hands

Amazon Fire TV is now easier to set up thanks to update

When you’re setting up a new streaming device on your TV, there are few things worse than having to type in your Wi-Fi password using