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Bluesound Pulse Mini Bluetooth speaker review: Great sound, strong feature set, and a few rough edges

The Bluesound Pulse Mini sounds great, will mesh with other Bluesound speakers, and plays music from a wide variety of sources. But its out-of-box experience and controls leave something to be desired.

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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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Rock out this summer with $110 off the awesome Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth speaker

Amazon is selling the Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth speaker in Deep Radiance for a low price of $140.

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Want a HomePod? Best Buy’s $50 price drop makes it a more appealing purchase

Apple’s smart speaker could use more features, but its failings grow more forgivable with every price drop.

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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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The Sonos Beam is everything the HomePod should have been

Great sound, support for multiple voice assistants, and direct TV connections? It more than justifies its price.

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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'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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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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6 great gifts for tech-loving moms

Flowers? Candy? Boring! Surprise mom with one of these awesome tech-centric gifts this year.

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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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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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Best Buy’s HomePod sale makes Apple’s smart speaker a slightly more attractive buy

A $20 discount is better than nothing, right?

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Buy a highly-rated portable Bluetooth speaker on Amazon for $27.09

Apply a discount code and get $14.90 off Tronsmart's T6 25-watt portable speaker.

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Q Acoustics' all-new 3000i speaker lineup promises to extend the company's bang-for-the-buck hi-fi tradition

Refinement, not revolution, takes center stage in this redesign.

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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.

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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'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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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.

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