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Vivint Smart Home bundles two Google Minis with its starter kits, nudging users toward voice control

Amazon’s Echo had a long head start with Vivint, but this is the first time the service provider has included smart speakers in its packages by default.

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soundbar hero

Best soundbars to improve your TV's audio

Find the best soundbar for music and movies and that's the perfect fit for your budget.

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ZVOX AccuVoice AV200 TV Speaker review: This compact soundbar accentuates voices

Say what? The ZVOX AccuVoice AV200 TV Speaker's hearing-aid technology makes voices easier to hear.

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sonos beam tv

The Sonos Beam smart soundbar will support Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s AirPlay 2 when it ships in July

Smaller and cheaper than Sonos’ previous TV-oriented speakers, the Beam looks like it will be a winner.

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bose revolve

Bose's awesome SoundLink Revolve+ portable Bluetooth speaker is $30 off today

You can get the Bose SoundLink Revolve+ portable Bluetooth speaker for $269 today, it's lowest price ever.

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X-Fi Sonic Carrier review: Home theater of the absurd

Creative Technology's X-Fi Sonic Carrier is without reservation the finest soundbar on the market. But for the money, is it better than conventional surround sound?

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JBL Link Bar

How Assistant could help Google take over your living room

JBL's Link Bar isn't just another Android TV device. It's a Trojan horse designed to help Google get a leg up on Roku, Amazon, and Apple in the living room.

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baggen and stammen

Urbanears Baggen and Stammen wireless speakers review: A multi-room audio system with old-school Hi-Fi charm

Bug-squashing firmware updates have improved this system, but it’s still not best in class.

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Sky

Liberate your Amazon Echo 2 from the constraints of a power cord

The Sky battery base from Ninety7 can free your smart speaker from an AC outlet for up to 8 hours.

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amazon echo dot

Try out Alexa's new custom skills with this great deal on an Echo Dot

Newegg is selling Amazon's Echo Dot for $40 with a bundled $10 gift card.

Amazon Echo Plus

How to create private Alexa skills without code

Amazon's Alexa Skills Blueprints let anyone with an Alexa device make household skills.

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amazon alexa blueprints

Amazon's custom Alexa Blueprints skills show how far ahead of Siri and Google Assistant it is

Amazon has released a super-easy tool for anyone to make their own Alexa skill, and you won't find anything like for Siri or Google Assistant.

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sbode m400 bluetooth speaker

The Sbode M400, one of our favorite Bluetooth speakers, is 20% off today

Sbode is selling its M400 portable Bluetooth speaker at just $40 on Amazon today.