Latest Amazon smart home reviews

Amazon Echo Wall Clock review: It's about time
4.0 stars Amazon Echo Wall Clock review: It's about time By Maggie Tillman

This clock is as simple as it sounds: check the time and use Alexa to set timers. You'll need another official Echo device though.... Read more

Amazon Echo Plus (2018) review: Second time's a charm
4.5 stars Amazon Echo Plus (2018) review: Second time's a charm By Chris Hall

The Echo Plus is a better Echo all-round than the standard version, but we have to say we preferred last year's design that distinguished it from the... Read more

Amazon Echo review: The best way to experience Alexa?
3.5 stars Amazon Echo review: The best way to experience Alexa? By Chris Hall

If you want to dip your toe into the world of Alexa, the Echo might seem like the obvious choice. But what is it really like?... Read more

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: Honey, I shrunk the screen
4.0 stars Amazon Echo Show 5 review: Honey, I shrunk the screen By Dan Grabham

The Echo Show experience is getting better all the time and this is a great entry point. Sure, there are some compromises, but it's value for money.... Read more

Amazon Echo Spot review: That hits the spot
4.5 stars Amazon Echo Spot review: That hits the spot By Chris Hall

A perfect connected bedside companion... Read more

Amazon Echo Show (2018) review: King of the kitchen
4.0 stars Amazon Echo Show (2018) review: King of the kitchen By Dan Grabham

With welcome software enhancements and much better audio as well as that larger screen, the Echo Show is getting serious. But is it worth buying?... Read more

Amazon Echo Input review: Plug Alexa into your hi-fi for less
4.5 stars Amazon Echo Input review: Plug Alexa into your hi-fi for less By Dan Grabham

The second-generation Echo Dot was a great little device with two distinct purposes: one to bring Alexa to a powered speaker or hi-fi and secondly to provide... Read more

Amazon Echo Dot review (third-gen 2018): This changes everything
5.0 stars Amazon Echo Dot review (third-gen 2018): This changes everything By Chris Hall

Amazon's new Echo Dot is an upgrade on the previous model, but the new Echo Input takes away some of its potential purchasers.... Read more

Amazon Dash Wand: What you can and can't do with this Alexa device
Amazon Dash Wand: What you can and can't do with this Alexa device By Elyse Betters

A few years ago, Amazon quietly announced a new gadget, the Dash Wand, but it's taken until now to give it a wider, official launch.It’s basically giving... Read more

Amazon Echo Dot review: The tiny personal assistant with big personality
4.0 stars Amazon Echo Dot review: The tiny personal assistant with big personality By Adrian Willings

The Echo Dot is Amazon's small and affordable route into Alexa, its voice-controlled personal assistant for your home, which can playback music, add to... Read more