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Doubling up on Alexa: How to use multiple Amazon Echo and Dots
Doubling up on Alexa: How to use multiple Amazon Echo and Dots By Adrian Willings

Updated All the features and functions that come with having more than one Echo... Read more

The best Amazon UK Black Friday deals 2019
The best Amazon UK Black Friday deals 2019 By Dan Grabham

There will be stacks of products available across Black Friday and Cyber Monday from Amazon UK.... Read more

Google Home vs Nest Mini vs Home Max vs Nest Hub vs Nest Hub Max: Which Google speaker should you buy?
Google Home vs Nest Mini vs Home Max vs Nest Hub vs Nest Hub Max: Which Google speaker should you buy? By Adrian Willings

Our guide to Google Nest's smart home speakers. Read more

How to create an Alexa Home Theatre system with your Echo and Fire TV
How to create an Alexa Home Theatre system with your Echo and Fire TV By Maggie Tillman

Amazon lets you sync up Echo speakers so that they can play tunes in unison, and it lets you use an Echo speaker to control a Fire TV. Now, you can link up an Echo speaker and a Fire TV for simultaneous wireless audio output - aka to achieve a home theatre experience.... Read more

Best robot vacuum deals for Black Friday: Smart cleaning bargains
Best robot vacuum deals for Black Friday: Smart cleaning bargains By Adrian Willings

Updated We've gathered the best robot vacuum deals to suck up this Black Friday. Take a look at the list and grab a bargain.... Read more

The best Echo deals for November 2019
The best Echo deals for November 2019 By Dan Grabham

Updated Welcome to our roundup of the best cheap Amazon Echo deals head of Black Friday, with deals available for all of Amazon's Echo devices.... Read more

Best Philips Hue deals and discounts for Black Friday 2019: Smart lighting savings to light up your life
Best Philips Hue deals and discounts for Black Friday 2019: Smart lighting savings to light up your life By Adrian Willings

Updated There are numerous deals on Philips Hue smart lighting products this Black Friday, we've rounded up the best so take a look and grab a saving.... Read more

Best Google Home accessories 2019: Top Google Home compatible devices to buy today
Best Google Home accessories 2019: Top Google Home compatible devices to buy today By Adrian Willings

Updated See all the best smart home devices you can control with Google Home. You might be surprised to see what works.... Read more

Google Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max get ultrasonic presence features
Google Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max get ultrasonic presence features By Chris Hall

Google is pushing a new feature it its Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max devices that will use "ultrasound sensing"... Read more

Roborock S4 robot vacuum review: Another cracking cleaning machine
4.5 stars Roborock S4 robot vacuum review: Another cracking cleaning machine By Adrian Willings

We're often impressed with Roborock robot vacuums. These are feature-rich cleaning machines that don't cost the earth - and the S4 is no different.... Read more

Amazon pre-Black Friday 2019 US sale revealed: Early deals on Amazon devices
Amazon pre-Black Friday 2019 US sale revealed: Early deals on Amazon devices By Maggie Tillman

These deals begin 22 November and will last through to Black Friday and Cyber Monday - at which point, several more deals will likely be announced. But this is a start, so if you want to save money on Amazon devices like Kindles, Fire tablets, and Echos, here you go.... Read more

What is Alexa and what can Amazon Echo do?
What is Alexa and what can Amazon Echo do? By Britta O'Boyle

Updated The Amazon Echo is one of a range of hands-free speakers and devices from Amazon that can be controlled with your voice. The voice-controlled "personal... Read more

Google Home tips and tricks: Master your Mini, Max, Hub and Hub Max
Google Home tips and tricks: Master your Mini, Max, Hub and Hub Max By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Get the most out of your Google Home, Mini, Max, Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max with our top tips and tricks, helping you master your voice-activated speaker.... Read more

Best Ring deals and prices: Which Ring camera should you buy?
Best Ring deals and prices: Which Ring camera should you buy? By Chris Hall

Updated Ring offers range of cameras and video doorbells and we're expecting some great Black Friday discounts... Read more

Amazon announces Black Friday 2019 deals event
Amazon announces Black Friday 2019 deals event By Dan Grabham

Amazon has confirmed dates for its upcoming Black Friday Sale: the deals will start rolling in on 22 November... Read more

Doubling up on Google Home: How and why to use multiple Google Home devices
Doubling up on Google Home: How and why to use multiple Google Home devices By Adrian Willings

Updated You can use multiple Google Home devices around the home, we've got the details on how to do it and why it's worthwhile. Click here to read more.... Read more

The best Google Home and Nest Hub deals
The best Google Home and Nest Hub deals By Chris Hall

Savings across the Google and Nest family... Read more

Leaked video shows Microsoft is giving Cortana a 'masculine' voice
Leaked video shows Microsoft is giving Cortana a 'masculine' voice By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft appears to be readying a set of new features for its Cortana voice assistant, including a male voice.... Read more

This smart lock has something most smart locks lack - a key
This smart lock has something most smart locks lack - a key By Dan Grabham

Most smart locks do a good job of being smart, but many don't actually do a very good job of being a normal lock. That's because they don't have a traditional... Read more

5 myths of robot vacuum cleaners, and how Roborock is answering them
5 myths of robot vacuum cleaners, and how Roborock is answering them By Pocket-lint Promotion

Let a robot vacuum cleaner do the work while you put your feet up, go out or do anything else you want to get on with.... Read more

Linksys' latest Velop mesh system has Wi-Fi 6 and will cover massive areas
Linksys' latest Velop mesh system has Wi-Fi 6 and will cover massive areas By Dan Grabham

The latest mesh networking system from Belkin-owned Linksys supports Wi-Fi 6 and can cover an area north of 500 square metres. However, the two-pack not... Read more

Amazon Alexa looks to benefit from our growing urge to reduce screen time
Amazon Alexa looks to benefit from our growing urge to reduce screen time By Stuart Miles

Hopes move will allow Alexa to become the de facto personal voice assistant and win out against Google Assistant and Apple's Siri.... Read more

Galaxy Home Mini previewed...but where's the bigger Galaxy Home?
Galaxy Home Mini previewed...but where's the bigger Galaxy Home? By Dan Grabham

Samsung has shown off a smaller version of its Galaxy Home smart speaker.... Read more

Eero's new mesh Wi-Fi packs are now available in the UK
Eero's new mesh Wi-Fi packs are now available in the UK By Dan Grabham

Eero’s mesh WiFi systems, including eero and eero Pro, are now available in the UK for the first time since Eero's acquisition by Amazon. The Eero... Read more

Do these job listings suggest Apple is making new smart home devices?
Do these job listings suggest Apple is making new smart home devices? By Maggie Tillman

Apple has apparently realised both Amazon and Google are better than it when it comes to serving smart home customers.... Read more

Tile adds Google Assistant support: Hey Google, find my keys
Tile adds Google Assistant support: Hey Google, find my keys By Britta O'Boyle

Google has added support for Tile - the original Bluetooth trackers that help you find lost items. Tile previously revealed at the beginning of September... Read more

What is a mesh network and what's the best mesh system for you?
What is a mesh network and what's the best mesh system for you? By Rik Henderson

Using a mesh network system can ensure your entire home has great wireless internet throughout. We explain how.... Read more

Get an Amazon Echo Dot for just 99 cents with a Music Unlimited Plan
Get an Amazon Echo Dot for just 99 cents with a Music Unlimited Plan By Rik Henderson

You can get an Amazon Echo Dot for just 99 cents if you sign up to an Amazon Music Unlimited plan today.... Read more

Best smart lighting: Philips Hue, Ikea, Osram bulbs and more
Best smart lighting: Philips Hue, Ikea, Osram bulbs and more By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to the best smart lighting products out there, rounding up the top app and voice-controlled smart bulbs for your home.... Read more

Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Smart Home Device 2019 and how to vote
Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Smart Home Device 2019 and how to vote By Britta O'Boyle

Here are the Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Smart Home 2019 and details on how to vote for your favourite.... Read more

The BBC is changing the way you experience news on smart speakers
The BBC is changing the way you experience news on smart speakers By Dan Grabham

The BBC has changed how it delivers news on smart speakers so you can now dive deeper into the news you want to hear and skip the stuff you don't. Saying... Read more

Google Assistant vs Alexa vs Siri: Battle of the personal assistants
Google Assistant vs Alexa vs Siri: Battle of the personal assistants By Britta O'Boyle

A summary of Google Assistant, Alexa and Siri assistants to help you understand what they are, what they do and what devices you can find them on.... Read more

Google Nest Mini review: Mini update, max impact
4.5 stars Google Nest Mini review: Mini update, max impact By Chris Hall

With a new name - it's Nest rather than Home - this 'mini' entry point to the smart home speaker maximises the sound quality compared to before.... Read more

Hey Google, give me 13 tips and tricks for a spooky smart home this Halloween
Hey Google, give me 13 tips and tricks for a spooky smart home this Halloween By Britta O'Boyle

Here are 13 tips and tricks for Google Nest devices that will add an extra scare to your home this Halloween.... Read more

Facebook Portal review: A convenient calling device?
3.5 stars Facebook Portal review: A convenient calling device? By Adrian Willings

An interesting smart display if you make Messenger and WhatsApp calls. But with Facebook's history of security question marks, will anyone buy Portal?... Read more

Which Google Nest Camera is right for you? Nest Hello vs Nest Cam IQ vs Nest Cam
Which Google Nest Camera is right for you? Nest Hello vs Nest Cam IQ vs Nest Cam By Britta O'Boyle

A look at what Google Nest security cameras are available and what each of them offers to help you work out which might be right for you and your home... Read more

Nanoleaf unveils screen mirroring to sync light panels with your games and movies
Nanoleaf unveils screen mirroring to sync light panels with your games and movies By Adrian Willings

We've seen screen mirroring with other smart home lighting before, but now Nanoleaf is joining the party to make your TV viewing even more immersive.... Read more

Arlo Video Doorbell is a serious competitor to Ring
Arlo Video Doorbell is a serious competitor to Ring By Britta O'Boyle

Netgear's Arlo has announced its Video Doorbell, competing with the likes of Amazon's Ring 2 and Google's Nest Hello.The Arlo Video Doorbell is a slim... Read more

Care homes get 21st century makeover thanks to Alexa and VR
Care homes get 21st century makeover thanks to Alexa and VR By Stuart Miles

The belief that care homes are out of date could be about to change, following a digital initiative.... Read more

Best smart plugs 2019: Google, Alexa and Apple HomeKit control
Best smart plugs 2019: Google, Alexa and Apple HomeKit control By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to the best smart plugs money can buy. The best plugs to control your devices from your phone, with scheduling, remote control and more.... Read more

Google Nest Mini vs Home Mini: What's the difference?
Google Nest Mini vs Home Mini: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

The Google Nest Mini replaces the Home Mini, and while they look very similar, there are a few differences and a few upgrades. Here's how they compare... Read more

What is Nest Aware, how much is it and what does it offer?
What is Nest Aware, how much is it and what does it offer? By Chris Hall

Here's everything you need to know about about Nest Aware, including what Nest devices it's needed for, what it offers and how much it costs.... Read more

Google Home vs Nest Mini vs Home Max vs Nest Hub vs Nest Hub Max: Which Google speaker should you buy?
Google Home vs Nest Mini vs Home Max vs Nest Hub vs Nest Hub Max: Which Google speaker should you buy? By Adrian Willings

Our guide to Google Nest's smart home speakers.... Read more

What are Google Home, Home Max, Nest Mini, Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max and what can they do?
What are Google Home, Home Max, Nest Mini, Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max and what can they do? By Maggie Tillman

This is everything you need to know about Nest and Google Home devices. What are they, how do they work and what devices work with them?... Read more

Google Nest Mini release date, price, specs and features
Google Nest Mini release date, price, specs and features By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Google announced a second generation of its Home Mini, called the Google Nest Mini. This is everything you need to know.... Read more

Nest Wifi is a revamped Google Wifi system with added smarts
Nest Wifi is a revamped Google Wifi system with added smarts By Cam Bunton

Google has announced a new mesh network system called Nest Wifi.... Read more

New Google Nest Mini boosts sound quality, shifts to more recycled materials
New Google Nest Mini boosts sound quality, shifts to more recycled materials By Chris Hall

Google has unveiled a new version of the Nest Mini, it’s small Google Assistant speaker... Read more

What is ZigBee and why is it important for your smart home?
What is ZigBee and why is it important for your smart home? By Maggie Tillman

ZigBee is a smart home protocol that's widely used, including in Amazon's Echo Plus. Here's everything you need to know about it... Read more

Google Nest Mini details and images leaked in full ahead of launch
Google Nest Mini details and images leaked in full ahead of launch By Britta O'Boyle

Google will unveil the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL at an event today - 15 October - but the company is also rumoured to reveal the second generation of the... Read more

Amazon Echo (3rd generation) review: Can't touch this
5.0 stars Amazon Echo (3rd generation) review: Can't touch this By Chris Hall

If music is the most important thing for you, then it's hard to ignore the boosted performance of the third-gen Amazon Echo smart speaker.... Read more

Amazon Echo Dot with Clock review: Alexa, what's the time?
5.0 stars Amazon Echo Dot with Clock review: Alexa, what's the time? By Chris Hall

The new Echo Dot with Clock is a neat idea that's ideal for the bedroom as an alternative to a traditional alarm clock.... Read more

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