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High energy prices? Here are five intelligent heating systems looking to save you money

High energy prices? Here are five intelligent heating systems looking to save you money

By 2 April 2014

Clever heating systems seem to be all the rage at the moment, with Nest launching in the UK today and British Gas, Honeywell and Tado having all announced their respective offerings previously. The systems all look to make it simpler and easier to control... >>

Philips expands Hue brand with white-only Hue Lux, Hue Tap lightswitch and luminaries

Philips expands Hue brand with white-only Hue Lux, Hue Tap lightswitch and luminaries

By 28 March 2014

Philips is expanding its line of Hue smart-lighting products with the introduction of the Hue Lux, a white-only version of the smartphone connected light bulb. The Hue line had traditionally been full of colour, but that doesn't necessarily bode well... >>

LG's new washing machines use NFC to offer more programmes via smartphone

LG's new washing machines use NFC to offer more programmes via smartphone

By 19 March 2014

LG has announced a new range of washing machines during its InnoFest 2014 event in Venice, featuring NFC for downloading extra programmes. Washing machines might not be something we cover regularly on Pocket-lint but as they become smarter and offer... >>

A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March

A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March

By 15 March 2014

It's here. Titanfall has landed. And we've been playing our socks off to see whether it's the game that makes the Xbox One whole. And with that major out of the way we don't hold back. Oh no, we continue to drop bombs of tech review wonderment. We've... >>

Honeywell Evohome review
4 out of 5

Honeywell Evohome review

By 13 March 2014

There are a number of companies vying for your business when it comes to controlling your heating system at home. British Gas has Hive, Google owns Nest in the US (which is expected to eventually come to the UK), and there's the German company Tado also... >>

Hive by British Gas review
4 out of 5

Hive by British Gas review

By 10 March 2014

Of all the services offering to take control of your heating, Hive is probably the system that has the highest profile. That's in no small part due to plenty of marketing and a brand name that's instantly recognisable: British Gas. Hive by British Gas... >>

Guidelight automatic night light doesn't need a plug, lasts 25 years

Guidelight automatic night light doesn't need a plug, lasts 25 years

By 6 March 2014

Guidelight wants to reinvent the bulky night light, something we've all been familiar with from a young age. The Guidelight hooks to an electrical outlet, doesn't take up a plug, and turns on automatically when it gets dark. It's perhaps the perfect night... >>

Hands-on: Tefal Actifry Mini review

Hands-on: Tefal Actifry Mini review

By 19 February 2014

Pocket-lint last tested a Tefal Actifry appliance five years ago and while the technology itself has changed little in the meantime, the latest fryer is perhaps better suited to many British homes. The Tefal Actifry Mini is the company's smallest in the... >>

Google's acquisition of Nest completed: 'Nest to continue to innovate upon devices'

Google's acquisition of Nest completed: 'Nest to continue to innovate upon devices'

By 12 February 2014

Google's acquisition of Nest has officially been completed, following announcement of the deal in mid-January and subsequent regulatory approval. A filing with the SEC on Wednesday revealed the deal was officially closed for $3.2 billion on 7 February,... >>

A week in reviews: 18 - 22 November

A week in reviews: 18 - 22 November

By 23 November 2013

This week it's all about the gaming. We've crunched through both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console reviews, alongside a stack of games to get you in the mood for next-gen. But we're far more versatile than that. Never the one-trick pony, we've also... >>