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Samsung’s Galaxy Home is the company’s latest attempt to fight Apple

We have been seeing an influx of smart speakers more and more and now Samsung is getting in on the fun. During today’s Samsung Unpacked event, the Galaxy Home was officially unveiled.

At first glance, it looks rather awkward, and Marques Brownlee summed it up pretty well:

I appreciate you Samsung pic.twitter.com/H5s9lUNMbx

— Marques Brownlee (@MKBHD) August 9, 2018

But for real, let’s take a look at the new Galaxy Home. The speaker sports a round body  [Read More…]

At $10 each, these smart home accessories are no-brainer buys for Alexa device owners

Buy now, think later.

Right now, you can grab TP-Link’s Wi-Fi smart plug mini or LIFX’s mini white smart bulb for just $ 10 at Amazon when you use coupon code SMART10 during checkout. This pricing is impulse buy territory, seriously. At $ 10 each, you can afford to give both a try and finally see what all the smart home stuff is about, or expand your current one at a small cost.

This promotion is only  [Read More…]

Upgrade your home theatre setup with the £57 Soundcore Infini Mini soundbar

Better sound quality without breaking the bank.

For today only, you can grab the Soundcore Infini Mini Soundbar at Amazon UK for just £56.99. The product’s price has remained at £75.99 since it was released so today’s promotion marks its lowest price to date.

The 21-inch Infini Mini from Soundcore — sub-brand of Anker — can connect to devices through Bluetooth or directly to a TV via optical or 3.5mm cable. It offers two different sound profiles  [Read More…]

Upgrade your home theatre setup with the £57 Soundcore Infini Mini soundbar

Better sound quality without breaking the bank.

For today only, you can grab the Soundcore Infini Mini Soundbar at Amazon UK for just £56.99. The product’s price has remained at £75.99 since it was released so today’s promotion marks its lowest price to date.

The 21-inch Infini Mini from Soundcore — sub-brand of Anker — can connect to devices through Bluetooth or directly to a TV via optical or 3.5mm cable. It offers two different sound profiles  [Read More…]

Amazon is discounting popular smart home accessories by 20% for Echo device owners

Some deals worth considering!

If you own an Echo device or other 3rd-party Alexa-enabled hardware, you can save 20% on a bunch of smart home accessories at Amazon right now with the use of coupon code SMART20. From smart plugs to bulbs, smart door locks to security cameras, this sale has a little bit of something for everyone. The TP-Link Wi-Fi smart LED bulb drops to $ 17.59 from $ 22, the Sengled starter kit with 2  [Read More…]

Build your own Bose Bluetooth speaker at home for just $75

A project to do with the kids.

Amazon has the Bose BOSEbuild speaker cube on sale for just $ 74.96. Earlier this year, this build-it-yourself speaker was selling for $ 150 but dropped down to a new regular price of $ 100 around the end of April. It hasn’t been discounted since until recently, and this price drop marks a new all-time low for the speaker.

You may be wondering what exactly a BOSEbuild speaker even is,  [Read More…]

Cover your whole home in Wi-Fi with the $166 TP-Link Deco M5 system

Because sometimes one router just isn’t enough.

The TP-Link 3-pack Deco M5 mesh networking system is down to $ 166.13 at Amazon today. It mostly sells between $ 220 and $ 230 when not on sale. This is one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen and better than any recent deals we’ve shared.

A single Deco M5 device is $ 95 on its own, so you’re actually getting three for less than the price of two with this  [Read More…]

Best Smart Plugs for Google Home in 2018

Turn your traditional gadget into a smart one with a smart plug.

Smart home devices are great — I’ve been obsessing over them since recently moving into a century-old house — and they all work together to make life a little easier and more convenient. It isn’t always about being too lazy to reach for the light switch; most smart gadgets allow you to access and control the various appliances in your house remotely so that you  [Read More…]

4 reasons I want a Lenovo Smart Display over a Google Home

The Google Home has finally met its match.

Ever since Google first announced its Smart Display platform back at CES in January, I’ve been more than eager to get my hands on one to experience the future of living with the Google Assistant in my home. I use my Google Home and Home Mini every day for a variety of things, and as much as I love them, the idea of essentially having one with a screen  [Read More…]

Lenovo Smart Display review: Single-handedly selling MrMobile on Google Home

I didn’t get the name “MrMobile” by covering a lot of home tech, folks – but when Lenovo revealed back at CES that it was working with Google to graft a display onto a Google Home, I decided that was something worth crossing categories for. Now, after a week of using the Lenovo Smart Display both at work and home, I’m here to tell you that my hunch was correct: this thing has almost single-handedly reinvigorated my  [Read More…]