Amazon Echo goes spherical – New, improved speakers vs 2019 models and auto-tracking Echo Show 10

Amazon has had one of the more exciting launch events this year, temporarily distracting me from all the doom and gloom in the news. We have seen Rng shake up the home surveillance market with the launch of the Always Home Drone Cam, and now the Amazon Echo devices have had their biggest shakeup in … 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

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

Black Friday 2017 – Amazon Echo & Google Home Discounts

Both Amazon and Goole are offering good discounts on their smart speaker products. On Amazon, you can pick up the new Echo and Echo Dot for £69.99 and £34.99, respectively. Amazon is selling the excellent TP-Link Plug for just £9.99 (usually £29.99) when bought with any Echo device. If you prefer the Google ecosystem then … Read more

Amazon Echo Look Announced – An Alexa powered smart camera to replace your mirror

Alexa has been a huge hit for Amazon so it is no surprise they want to expand their Alexa powered products further. What we didn’t expect was an Alexa-powered camera designed around taking your own fashion photos and videos. If you want to show off your daily wardrobe, you just have to ask the Look … Read more

Google Home Review

Google Home has finally landed in the UK after being available in America for the last few months. Does this smart speaker live up to the hype, and more importantly can it compete with Alexa? As most of you will be aware, Google Home is a small speaker with built-in microphones that can detect audio … Read more

Google Home Believed to be $130 at Launch. 4K Chromecast $70

We heard about Google Home at the annual I/O developer conference, it is basically a smart spear in direct competition to the Amazon Echo. It is a logical step for Google too, Goole Music is a big service for them, and Google Now is a voice assistant they have been pushing hard the past couple … Read more

Amazon Echo & Echo Dot now up for pre-order in the UK. Echo discounted £99 for Prime members.

Amazon have finally announced they are launching the Echo in the UK, and the RRP will be £149.99 but if you are a Prime member you can pre-order it today for just £99. Amazon Echo has been quite a bit hit in America, and a lot of app developers are working on integrating it into … Read more

Sonos opens up to Spotify Connect & Amazon Echo

I love my Sonos in the Kitchen, it is great just to be able to click play and it immediately starts up the playlist I was previously on, connecting to a multitude of online streaming services. But, as most Sonos users would agree, the App kinda sucks. It’s not so much that it is bad, … Read more