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Ask Alexa: our weekly take on the best commands, tips, tricks and Skills

Ask Alexa: our weekly take on the best commands, tips, tricks and Skills

Each week, our experts will be selecting some of the most useful Alexa commands for you to try out, plus sharing some helpful tips too.

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Five easy-to-use Alexa commands to get you started with a voice assistant

Five easy-to-use Alexa commands to get you started with a voice assistant

Whether you want to see what the fuss is about and try out a voice assistant for the first time, or know someone who might benefit from voice assistant to give them company and help out around the home, we guide you through the first steps of using an Alexa device.

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Is it worth pre-ordering Amazon’s new Alexa and Echo devices?

Is it worth pre-ordering Amazon’s new Alexa and Echo devices?

With Black Friday right around the corner and the festive season not too far in the distance, Amazon has unveiled its updated range of voice-enabled devices in readiness. Among the...

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Tech for kids: New Amazon Fire tablet and Echo Dot arrive for parents

Tech for kids: New Amazon Fire tablet and Echo Dot arrive for parents

Amazon has parents in mind with the news of a child-friendly Fire tablet almost identical to the regular Fire HD 10, but with some unique parental controls. According to a...

Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri: which is best for you?

Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri: which is best for you?

Shopping for your first smart hub? To help you pick between Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri, we've uncovered what they excel at.

Seven smart home hub commands you can’t live without

Seven smart home hub commands you can’t live without

If you got a smart home hub this Christmas, we've rounded up some top commands to help you make the most of your new tech assistant.

Six Amazon Echo ‘skills’ to get the most from Alexa

Six Amazon Echo ‘skills’ to get the most from Alexa

Using skills with your Amazon Echo is easier than ever. We've found six of the most useful skills in the 12,000-strong library to start using now.

Google Home is out today but can it beat the Amazon Echo?

Google Home is out today but can it beat the Amazon Echo?

Google's smart hub, Google Home, is available in the shops from today. We look at its key features and how it compares to its main rival, the Amazon Echo.

Amazon Echo smart hub tested – should you buy one?

Amazon Echo smart hub tested – should you buy one?

We’ve already put the Amazon Echo through our wireless speaker test to find out how good it sounds and now we’ve tested how good it is at controlling a smart...

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