If you're exploring the miniaturized smart speaker market right now, the chances are that you're either looking at Amazon's Echo Dot or Google's rival, the Home Mini as your next pocket-sized voice assistant. But what are the major differences between these two entry-level smart speakers and does one offer significantly more advantages over the other? In this guide, we've … [Read more...] about Google Home Mini vs Amazon Echo Dot – Which Compact Smart Speaker is Better?
Smart voice assistants are the foundation for building a voice controlled smart home system in your home.
The top smart speaker systems allow everything from voice-activated control of your entire smart device ecosystem through to providing updates on news, weather, sport, and more. On top of all of this, the best smart assistants double up as excellent wireless speaker systems for high fidelity audio and music playback.
If you're on the market for a smart speaker with Amazon Alexa built-in, the options are greater than ever before. Not so long ago, it was definitely the case that your choices were pretty limited when it came to finding a smart speaker system that included Amazon's voice activated intelligence. In fact, if you were looking to capitalize on Alexa's voice control smarts, … [Read more...] about The Best Alexa Smart Speakers – Top Speakers with Alexa Built-In
The best smart speakers are designed to bring audio output and input into the era of the connected smart home utilizing wireless connectivity to communicate with smart devices in your home ecosystem. The very best of these smart speaker systems take this further with the ability to control those devices using your voice. Our guide to the best smart speakers will … [Read more...] about The Best Smart Speakers of 2019 – Voice Controller and Smart Speaker Guide
In this guide, we’ll take a look at some of the incredible ways Amazon Alexa allows you to control your smart home devices without ever lifting a finger. From lighting and heating to sound and vision, Amazon's Echo family of Alexa smart home devices mean you can now make it all happen just by saying the right words. We’ve put together the comprehensive guide to Echo and Alexa … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide to Amazon Alexa Smart Home Devices
The best Google Assistant devices are bringing the company's smart voice assistant to the home in a big way, allowing you to take full voice control of the connected devices in and around your home simply by speaking a command to a nearby Google Assistant device or smart speaker. Like their main rival (which takes the form of the excellent Amazon Alexa range of smart … [Read more...] about Google Assistant Devices – The Ultimate Guide to Google at Home