The Sonos One and Google Home are perhaps two of the best smart speakers on the market today. Even though these two smart devices provided much of the same functionality - play music, provide information, control your smart home - each smart speaker goes about it in different ways. Both devices are excellent smart speakers, but let’s face it, you only really need one. Making … [Read more...] about Sonos One vs. Google Home: Which is Best?
For media junkies who want a fast, affordable, and easy solution to turn their boring old television into an IP-based media streamer, Chromecast is a blessing. You can easily order a Chromecast device online, which, let’s face it, is pretty darn cheap. Furthermore, installation is a snap, since the device conveniently plugs into your television’s HDMI port. In a matter of … [Read more...] about The Best Speakers for Chromecast Audio
For those that consider themselves to be audiophiles, it is no secret that the Sonos One has had a tight grasp on the smart speaker market for the better part of the past four months. With the long-awaited arrival of the Homepod, however, a new audio experience is available, and Apple is swinging for the fences. The company that brought you the iPhone, the iPad, and the iPod, … [Read more...] about Sonos One vs. HomePod: Which Will You Love Most?
Amazon’s Echo has been a marketing success for the company, even though it doesn’t give out sales figures. More importantly the smart home speaker is introducing many buyers who initially picked it up as a music gadget to the world of interactive and smart technology thanks to its Alexa smart agent. Along with the diminutive Amazon Echo Dot (see review), the company is … [Read more...] about Which Smart Home Speaker is Best? Amazon Tap vs Echo
There have been many ways to enjoy music in the bath or shower. From those cheap plastic ducks with a low quality radio built in, to running a lead into the bathroom so you could plug in a proper stereo or perching your phone nearby. However, in the smart age, none of this should be necessary. Kohler’s Moxie Showerhead builds in a Bluetooth enabled speaker so you can listen … [Read more...] about Kohler Moxie Review – Checking Out This Smart Showerhead
Amazon wants to manage your digital world through its Echo speaker and Alexa, a virtual assistant who can help control your smart home and technology. Sonos is happy to stream high quality music around your home via its successful and proprietary system. Those two competing goals somehow seem to have crafted two products that compete on price, so let’s see which way you … [Read more...] about The Amazon Echo vs Sonos Smart Home Audio System