Jenny McGrath is a senior writer at Digital Trends. Before joining she wrote blogs for a software company and articles about TV for Wetpaint.com. In her free time, she likes to read and pretends to solve mysteries.
The Amazon Echo Show is a smart assistant with a screen, so you can both see and hear what Alexa’s talking about. Right now, features like being able to see your timer or camera feed are helpful, but not world-changing.
Google Home is a voice-controlled speaker built to compete with the Amazon Echo. It can currently control lights, switches, and thermostats from select partners. Here's a list of Google Home-compatible devices.
Ever since Amazon added the Dot, Tap, and Show to its Echo lineup, Alexa-enabled devices have exploded. Here's a guide to everything Alexa can control in your smart home, from lights to locks to appliances.