We know, we know. Smart home assistants have been the subject of tech trend pieces for like three years now. But, if there’s a difference in 2018, it’s that it’s becoming more clear that Alexa and the Google Assistant aren’t meant to be home operating systems — they’re meant to run your life! CES 2018 saw the introduction of loads of new Alexa- and Google Assistant-enabled devices for use both at home and away. Consider them your new BFFs — after all, what’s better than a friend who always listens?