The cameraless, petite Google Home Hub will blend into any room in your home. It's affordable, and quite useful as a digital assistant (especially in the kitchen), a photo frame and a smart home control panel.
The Vizio SB3621n-E8 is the best sound bar under $300 we have ever heard. If you want better TV sound, it's the new budget benchmark.
The Google Home is a great smart speaker with a ton of capabilities, but you have so many smart speaker options at this point that I'm less inclined to recommend this well balanced middle child.
This is the best Dot yet at the same irresistible price -- but it will do little to slow Google's growing momentum.
The Google Home Mini stands tall as one of the best affordable smart speakers out there, along with the Amazon Echo Dot, but it doesn't do enough to supplant the Dot at the top of the list.
Apple's HomePod doesn't match the features offered on Alexa and Google Assistant speakers. But if you’re an iPhone user who prizes sound quality above all, you should seriously consider this speaker.
The Klipsch Reference R-51M combines throwback looks and thoroughly exciting sound in an affordable package.
The Yamaha YAS-207 is an excellent sound bar package which offers sound quality which soars above others' at the price.
The Alexa-powered Sonos One is the first smart speaker that actually sounds good with music -- and even more new features will be coming to it in the months ahead.
Alexa is still the most compelling voice control platform, and the new and improved Echo should only boost her momentum. It's well worth $100.
The Echo Dot takes Amazon's popular smart home speaker and wraps it in an ultra-affordable package -- but the Google Home Mini is a very worthy competitor.
A nice upgrade over its predecessor, the Flip 4 is one of the best speakers in its size and price class.
The Polk Command Bar's mix of features and elevated sound quality makes it the best Alexa-compatible sound bar yet.
The future is here, and now it costs less than a hundred bucks. Amazon Echo Dot might currently be one of the best deals in tech.
Bose's expensive SoundLink Plus is arguably the best-sounding Bluetooth speaker for its size.
Due out this fall, the fully waterproof JBL Charge 4 offers improved sound, battery life and USB-C connectivity.
The well-built and travel-friendly Bose SoundLink Micro is arguably the best sounding speaker in its tiny size class.
The next generation of Ultimate Ears' larger Megaboom portable Bluetooth speaker is here. Find out what makes it better than its predecessor.