• The best Bluetooth speakers 2018 to buy today: Our pick of the top portable speakers

    6 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    Bluetooth speakers come in all different shapes and sizes, from larger options that have the power to fill your whole living room to smaller portables that are great for taking to picnics or moving from room-to-room. Finding the right speaker for you and your needs is no easy task, but don't worry, we have you covered. We've rounded up our pick of the best portable speakers currently available to buy. You'll find a mix of styles, power, sizes and budgets, all of which have been reviewed in full by us here at Pocket-Lint. Whether you're hoping to start investing in a multi-room system, just...
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  • The best Alexa speakers: Top Amazon Echo alternatives

    The best Alexa speakers: Top Amazon Echo alternatives

    6 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    Alexa is great, she can control all manner of smart home products, answer any questions you may have and play you music she thinks you'll love. But that last one can pose a problem if you have the Amazon Echo, because it isn't the greatest sounding speaker ever. It's great for voice feedback, but if music is a priority, you're better off looking elsewhere. Yes, Amazon has recently announced the Echo Plus which aims to combat the not-so-powerful speaker in the regular Echo, but fortunately, several speaker manufacturers have embraced Alexa and installed her in their own devices. We've...
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  • 7 best Google Home compatible devices you can buy today: top Google Assistant accessories

    7 best Google Home compatible devices you can buy today: top Google Assistant accessories

    6 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    Google Home is more than just an internet-connected speaker with a voice assistant. It also works as a smart home hub. Google Assistant on Google Home can control smart home devices, although it's fair to say it doesn't support as many products as its main rival, Amazon Echo.
    What is Google Home, how does it work, and when can you buy it?
    However, Amazon has been working with third-party manufacturers for a much longer period, whereas Google Home is only just approaching its first birthday, and has only just been launched in the UK. That's not to say Google Home should be discounted as a...
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  • The best smartwatch 2018: Top smart wristwear available to buy today

    The best smartwatch 2018: Top smart wristwear available to buy today

    6 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    Smartwatches used to be gadgets only James Bond would have access to, but that's no longer the case. These wrist-worn phone companions that can receive calls, texts, emails and social network notifications have been whipping the wearables sector into a storm over the past couple of years, with more and more companies after a slice of the pie. Many attempts have been made, some more successful than others, some much better looking than others and some smarter than others. But for those looking to take the smartwatch plunge, you've come to the right place. We have rounded up the best out...
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  • The best 4K Ultra HD TVs 2018: our pick of the top 4K TVs to buy today

    The best 4K Ultra HD TVs 2018: our pick of the top 4K TVs to buy today

    6 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    4K Ultra HD is no longer something for the rich and privileged. The content is readily available, making your TV viewing better than ever before. So what's the best 4K TV to buy? There's a huge amount of choice and plenty of confusion: you'll see UHD, Ultra HD and 4K all used to describe this new level of detail that TVs can offer, as well as talk about HDR , HDR10, HDR10+ and Dolby Vision just to make things more confusing. So without further ado, let's pick out the best 4K TV for you - and check out our jargon buster at the bottom of the page.
    What is HDR, what TVs support HDR, and what...
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  • The best tablet 2018: Top tablets and 2-in-1s to buy today

    The best tablet 2018: Top tablets and 2-in-1s to buy today

    6 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    So you're looking for the best new tablet to buy? Or you rather like the thought of a 2-in-1 tablet-PC convertible? You've come to the right place. We'll guide you through the top tablets and 2-in-1 devices available today, in order to help you reach a decision on which tablet is the right device for you. Only devices we have reviewed in full appear on this list, but it cover all operating systems and all sizes. Newest doesn't always mean best. Refreshes are always on the horizon and this best tablets and feature are continually updated to reflect recent launches and price changes.
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  • 12 best Amazon Alexa compatible devices you can buy today: top Alexa accessories

    12 best Amazon Alexa compatible devices you can buy today: top Alexa accessories

    6 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    There's no denying it, the smarthome is a brewing market coming to life, thanks in the most part to the companies seeking to unify all your smart connected products, letting you control them from a single hub.
    Best Amazon Alexa tips and tricks
    None caught our imagination more over the past year than the Amazon Echo and its built-in assistant, Alexa. Of course, to get the most out of Alexa and help it become more than just a Bluetooth speaker you can demand weather forecasts from, you need compatible products in your home, your work or even your car. Here's a list of the most useful stuff...
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