Operating both platforms is a recipe for confusion, so which one deserves the coveted spot in your smart home?
Music sounds fantastic on Samsung’s flagship soundbar, but it needs more oomph for soundtracks.
The answer was easy when there were just two models. Now Alexa is all over the place.
Sonos audio quality and Amazon's Echo and Alexa voice technology are a powerful combo. And you can now use voice commands to control Spotify on Sonos speakers.
It sounds great, can operate on battery power, and comes with a charging dock.
Interested in voice-based home control? Buy an Echo Dot. Interested in multi-room audio? Buy a Sonos One.
Noon Home’s OLED switches promise to deliver designer lighting using your home’s existing fixtures.
The Invoke is a good speaker, and Microsoft’s digital assistant has potential, but it’s too immature for us to give it a strong recommendation today.
Adding a display makes Amazon’s smart speaker even better, but it also balloons its price tag.
But this isn't the first headset we'd choose for music listening.
The introduction couldn't have come soon enough to counter Amazon's smart home momentum.
The Sonos One won’t be exclusive to Alexa, the speaker will incorporate Google Assistant in 2018.
Several models support voice recognition, 4K resolution, and HDR.