JBL Link View Review – A Google Assistant Smart Display with excellent audio

With the success of the Amazon Echo Show, it was inevitable that Google and others follow suit with their versions. With Google, this came via third parties initially in the form of the LG Smart Display and the JBL Link. This has now been complemented by Googles own Home Hub and the newly announced LG … Read more

Bose Lifestyle 550 Home Entertainment System Review

Bose has been busy releasing a range of new products in the past few weeks. They have introduced a new smart home speaker with Alexa built in, as well as two new Alexa,  enabled soundbars with accompanying sub-woofers. The other release is the new Bose Lifestyle 550 home entertainment system which fills the gap between … Read more

Anker Soundcore Flare Plus Review – A £110 Waterproof Portable 360° Bluetooth Speaker

I have always been on the fence with portable Bluetooth speakers, the concept is great, but they rarely sound amazing. The one exception was the Ultimate Ears Megablast which sounds awesome but costs £179.99. The Anker Soundcore Flare Plus is the bigger brother to the normal Flare and hopefully should provide that extra power to achieve … Read more

BlitzWolf BW-SDB1 36-inch 2.0 Channel Soundbar Review

BlitzWolf is one of the many low-cost accessory brands prominent on Amazon though they don’t have a considerable presence in the UK with most of the products being selfie sticks, earphones and powerbanks. If you are US based, they do have a broader range of products which includes soundbars, and wireless speakers. They were kind … Read more

Amazon Launch new Echo Plus, Echo Input, Echo Link & Echo Sub covering nearly all audio needs,

The Amazon Alexa speakers have been immensely popular, but they really offered high-end audio. Computing companies have taken advantage of this, Google Home Max, Apple Homepod and multiple Sonos speakers all offer superior audio. Along with some of the unusual releases, today Amazon has logically released a new range of Echo products to fill in the … Read more

Bose Virtually Invisible 300 Wireless Rear Surround Speakers Review

I reviewed the fantastic Bose Soundtouch 300 Soundbar a year ago, while it is an expensive investment it is one of the best soundbars on the market. It also has one significant selling point over many competing brands; you can expand the system with both surround sound speakers and a subwoofer. Soundbars are a great … Read more

Denon Envaya Bluetooth speaker range for music on the move, in any situation

Denon, a leading manufacturer of home entertainment products with over 100 years of audio expertise, announces the launch of its new Envaya Bluetooth speaker range. The perfect speakers for music lovers with a passion for quality sound on the move, in any situation. The collection comprises of three models: Envaya, Envaya Mini and Envaya Pocket. … Read more

Braven Ready Pro Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Review

Having previously reviewed the fantastic Ultimate Ears Megablast I have recently been reviewing the more affordable Braven Read Pro Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker. At the time of writing there does not appear to be any UK availability but it is $149.99 direct from Braven and on Amazon. Braven does have listings on Amazon but this specific … Read more

Ultimate Ears Megablast Review – Bluetooth, Waterproof, Portable Alexa Speaker!

Ultimate Ears are sub-brand of Logitech after being bought out by them in 2008. Initially, they started out as a custom IEM, and they entered the portable speaker market in 2013 with the UE Boom. The terribly named Ultimate Ears Megablast is their latest offering and is an IP67 rated portable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi speaker with … Read more

Amazon Echo Spot Review

The Echo Spot was finally released in the UK this week and can either been seen as a budget mini Echo Show or very expensive Echo Dot with a screen. Does it find a comfortable middle ground between the two devices? While the Echo Show is large and ugly, the Echo Spot can only be … Read more