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Amazon's lineup of Echos has increased rapidly over the last couple of years. Here's how they all compare.What started as a lineup of just one speaker, the original Amazon Echo, has recently expanded to include almost a half-dozen different devices.&
Following reports of a number of Google devices affecting Wi-Fi, a spokesperson has responded to confirm a fix is comingIf you’ve noticed that your Wi-Fi has gone a little funny recently, and you’re the owner of a Google smart s
Google's quest to get a smart speaker into every room in your house continues.From the way Google and Amazon have been pushing smart speakers it's clear the two companies won't be satisfied until you have a Google Home or Amazon Ech
Thanks to a recent study from NPR, weve got an insight into the proliferation of the smart speaker.Smart speakers are big business, with about 39 million Americans now owning one according to a recent poll undertaken by US radio syndicator NPR and Ed
We take a look at some of the highlights of the smart home technology on show at CES 2018The smart home was out in force at CES 2018. Well, more specifically the voice assistants that live in our smart speakers were out in force, with pretty much eve
This USB-sized smart hub helps your Amazon Echo communicate with Z-Wave tech, and it's quite affordable.You could summarize CES 2018 pretty simply: “That tech thing you own? Now you can talk to it with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.&amp
August has launched a service called Access, that allows delivery drivers to unlock your door using a code.One of the big talking points of home security in 2017 was around the Amazon Key service, the one that allowed its delivery drivers to access y
This Bixby-infused smart refrigerator is an awesome way to get more out of your kitchen.The Samsung Family Hub 3.0 refrigerator is even smarter than the previous model, packing in Bixby smarts and powerful AKG audio to make your time in and out of th
A small smart speaker packed with Google Assistant has solved the separate hub issue by including Z-Wave and Zigbee.One of the most confusing parts of the smart home setup at the moment is the need for a separate smart hub to actually control all of
Kohler has created a range of smart bathroom products including showers, toilets, mirrors, and faucets.So far CES 2018 has been awash with products that are touting voice assistant integration, and when we first heard that there was a smart bathroom
Amazon wants you to push it, push it real good.Amazon's voice-orientated Amazon Echo line-up makes it the perfect gadget for quiz-show style applications, something the company capitalized upon with the release of its Amazon Echo Buttons.The
Amazon Echo Show is getting serious competition from a new family of Google Assistant-backed smart-display devices.Lenovo has unveiled its own Smart Display at CES 2018, throwing its hat in the ring of new display-touting devices backed by Google Ass
Facebooks secret speaker with a screen finally has a name and a price thanks to sources close to the project.Facebook is entering the world of hardware manufacture with an Amazon Echo Show rival called Portal. That’s if anonymous sources c
With CES 2018 were seeing the potential of the smart kitchen start to realize, but it brings its own problems.Smart home technology – specifically thinking here about white goods – has a problem that no one seems to be talking a
Two new cameras and a host of new motion detectors and smart lights.After getting started with a camera-equipped doorbell that allowed you to remotely keep tabs on your front door, smart home company Ring is expanding further into smart home security
GE Appliances announces Kitchen Hub with a 27-inch screen for Instagramming food, reading recipes and calling friends.GE Appliances wants you to buy a massive 27-inch tablet called the Kitchen Hub for your culinary sanctum, and no, it's not
Samsung taking a swipe at Apple's wearable smart-home functionalityGot one of the latest Samsung smartwatches? Smart home control is headed to your wrist then, as the company has just announced at CES 2018 that it's squeezing its SmartThings
Keeping your smart home safe with smart security tech.You've kitted your home out with loads of pricey top-notch smart tech – but what's keeping a smart crook from getting in and pilfering your connected wares?At CES 2018
Security company Canary has launched the Canary View, a cheaper home camera, and a range of new features.Security company Canary has unveiled a new security camera called Canary View at Vegas electronic show CES 2018. The Canary View is a sm
Somfy has announced the Outdoor Camera, a camera able to identify human shapes and automatically set off a siren.While having a security camera means that you get a good picture of the person who’s broken into your house, what would be muc
Netatmo has announced a Smart Home Bot that allows you to control your smart home devices through Messenger.European smart home manufacturer Netatmo has used CES 2018 to unveil its new way to control your smart home: Facebook Messenger.By texting Net
Take command of your smart home devices, all from your fridge's front door.Above: Samsung's 2017 Family Hub refrigeratorContinuing its tradition of making your icebox one of the savviest devices in your home, Samsung announced at CES 2018 th
For one weekend only, you can get a Google Home and the Philips Hue starter pack for 129 off RRP.Making the move to a smart home set up just got a little more tempting. Until January 8 you can get your hands on a Google Home smart speaker and the Phi
Amazon has released a new toolset that brings Alexa to ovens and microwaves, but no appliances currently support it.Voice-controlled devices continue to grow more impressive by the week, and in the latest development, today Amazon announced that its
Microsoft and Johnson Controls' translucent glass thermostat is a looker, but you'll be paying extra for that sleek design.Last summer Microsoft announced a beautiful Cortana-powered thermostat that looked like something out of a tasteful science fic