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ReviewsCreative has released a new, smaller version of its desktop soundbar, but we're not entirely convinced. DealFollowing the arrival of the redesigned Move 2, the original Move speaker is getting a 25% price cut to just $299. DealYou can grab the latest version of Amazon's five-inch Echo Show display for a mere $39.99 for October Prime Day, but time is running out.
NewsFollowing another twist in its spat with Sonos, Google will once again allow certain Nest speakers and Chromecast devices to join multiple speaker groups. Best PicksFind the best soundbar for music and movies and that's the perfect fit for your budget. ReviewsUltimate Ears promises a high-volume experience like no other. NewsWith the help of generative AI, the Google Home app will help you sift through your smart home events, as well as respond to natural-language queries. NewsThe long-anticipating pairing of Google's voice assistant with the search giant's generative AI-powered Bard will arrive in the coming months. NewsToday's Alexa will remain free, but you might have to pay up for a new version of Alexa powered by generative AI, Amazon's outgoing hardware chief says. UpdatedA 19-year Microsoft veteran who ran the company's Windows and Surface divisions, Panay comes to Amazon at a challenging time for its Alexa group. NewsIf you want Alexa to keep listening for smoke alarms and breaking glass, you’re going to have to pay up. Here’s how much it will cost. NewsThere have been Echo smart home hubs since the first Echo Plus. What makes this one different? NewsAlexa sounds much more natural with the backing of Amazon’s new LLM, although it also gives off some serious HAL vibes. NewsThe third-gen Echo Show 8 will sound better and control Matter devices, as well as adjust its interface depending on how far away you are. ReviewsThis soundbar has a range of smart features and is a cinch to set up. NewsIf you've been using Google's largest Nest Hub display to join Zoom and Google Meet video calls, you'll need a new option by the end of the month. Best PicksWe'll help you find the best wireless speakers for pairing with your smartphone or tablet—whatever your budget, and whatever music floats your boat. Best PicksWhether you prefer Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri, we’ll help you find just the right model. ReviewsIt doesn’t look much different from the original groundbreaking speaker, but there’s virtually nothing here that hasn’t been improved.
FeatureThe dockable Google Pixel Tablet has a speedy CPU and an arsenal of smart home features, but is it really a Nest Hub killer?