Latest Amazon smart home reviews

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

Amazon Echo Show 8 initial review: The middle child
Amazon Echo Show 8 initial review: The middle child By Dan Grabham

Amazon clearly sees a lot of potential in its Echo Show range. Last year it refreshed the main 10-inch Echo Show and earlier this year it launched the... Read more

Amazon Echo Flex initial review: It's Alexa...on a plug
Amazon Echo Flex initial review: It's Alexa...on a plug By Dan Grabham

Although Echo Flex is an interesting device with useful add-ons, it will probably confuse consumers as to whether they should buy one.... Read more

Amazon Echo Studio initial review: Taking the fight to Apple and Sonos
Amazon Echo Studio initial review: Taking the fight to Apple and Sonos By Dan Grabham

Almost unbelievably priced, the Echo Studio is probably the most important Echo that Amazon has yet released.... Read more

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 (2nd generation) review: Second time's a charm
4.5 stars Amazon Echo Plus (2nd generation) 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 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: This changes everything
5.0 stars Amazon Echo Dot review: 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