The Cavalier Maverick portable smart speaker sports premium touches such as leather and aluminum, and sounds good overall—though you can get better-sounding portable smart speakers for less.
The Sonos Beam is a compact soundbar with Alexa integration that lets you control your TV and do a lot more. But is it right for you?
First Google devices, and now Roku and Sonos streaming players can be attacked via web browsers running on PCs. They won't be the last.
Because the upcoming soundbar from JBL is powered by Android TV, that means you can add Google Assistant into your home entertainment setup.
The JBL Link 500 is a good large speaker with Google Assistant inside, but you'll be better served with two Sonos Ones or the Google Home Max.
The JBL Link 300 delivers most of the features you want in a smart speaker along with above-average sound — especially if you love bass.
The Sony LF-S50G brings Google Assistant to your home with an elegant style and includes some useful features.
The Sony LSPX-S1 is a stylish Bluetooth speaker/LED light combo, but you're better off with a smart speaker (or several) for this kind of money.
Amazon's digital assistant is laughing, randomly, without users asking it to chuckle. Fortunately, Amazon says it's got a solution.
The Sound Dimension Soundots XCEL Ai-1 offers easy modularity, light customization and good audio quality in a sturdy aluminum-and-steel chassis.
After evaluating sound quality, design, smart features and more, we chose the Sonos One as the smart speaker to beat.
While the HomePod excels at audio, Siri's weaknesses, Apple Music lock-in and a wood-damaging design threaten to derail Apple's smart speaker efforts.
We've seen the first reviews of Apple's HomePod, and — minus some hiccups — the news sounds pretty good for those awaiting the Apple speaker.
The Razer Nommo Chroma is an impressive set of gaming speakers with rich, loud sound and customizable RGB lighting.
This small Bluetooth dongle lets you use Alexa while you're driving, but the voice assistant could respond faster.
Apple is taking on Amazon and Google with the HomePod, but a delayed launch and limited capabilities could doom the new product.
Yamaha's YAS-706 delivers full sound and a robust feature set, though it's better for video than it is for music.
Yamaha's slim YAS-207 soundbar creates an immersive experience for watching movies and TV, though it isn't as good for music.
We compare the Home Max and Sonos based on design, audio quality, their virtual assistants and more.
LG has announced a new audio lineup that includes a Dolby Atmos soundbar and a smart speaker that supports Google Assistant.
The Sony HT-ST5000 soundbar delivers detailed audio, booming bass and encompassing Atmos surround sound, but the quality comes at a steep price.
Alexa is built into this clever but pricey alarm clock, which also has physical buttons to let you control smart home devices and get some more shut-eye.