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How to make your home smart for under £1500

How to make your home smart for under £1500

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Connected homes are fast becoming the thing to have as more and more devices appear hoping to make your home life easier, simpler and smarter. There is everything from appliances to heating, lighting and other gadgets available, all of which can be remotely... >>

Smart lighting solutions: Here are seven options to choose from

Smart lighting solutions: Here are seven options to choose from

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Having a smarthome isn't just about clever appliances or smartphone-controlled heating, there are also robotic vacuum cleaners, Bluetooth-enabled showerheads and music-playing mirrors to consider introducing. But that's not all. You can also get clever... >>

Ten IFTTT recipes that will make your life smarter and simpler at home

Ten IFTTT recipes that will make your life smarter and simpler at home

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IFTTT is an app and web portal that you may or may not have heard of, but if you haven't or you don't yet use it, you should start. The service works on the basic statement: If This Then That and there are numerous smarthome systems, products and devices... >>

Best Apple Watch apps: Nine apps that actually do something

Best Apple Watch apps: Nine apps that actually do something

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There are over 3,500 Apple Watch apps already available and the watch hasn't even been on sale for a week in the US and the UK yet, but as we've already found, having lived with the Apple watch not all apps are great, useful, or even really that suited... >>

Philips Hue Go: The portable, colourful and independent addition to Hue lighting system (hands-on)

Philips Hue Go: The portable, colourful and independent addition to Hue lighting system (hands-on)

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Philips Hue, the adjustable lighting system that can be colour and luminance controlled via your smart device, is expanding, with the new Hue Go portable offering a slightly different stance to the range. With the majority of Hue products you require... >>

Philips Hue Phoenix is a new range of smart lamps that glow every shade of white light

Philips Hue Phoenix is a new range of smart lamps that glow every shade of white light

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Mobile World Congress couldn't be described as a true industry conference if Philips didn't stop by to unveil its latest effort in the smart lighting market, called Philips Hue Phoenix. Phoenix, which is a new range of white ambience-connected lamps,... >>

Best smarthome device 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best smarthome device 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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With connected homes becoming more and more desirable and app-controllable products launching left, right and centre making the crossover between technology and the home even more prominent, we have introduced a new category to the Pocket-lint Gadgets... >>

Philips LivingColors Iris review
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Philips LivingColors Iris review

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As the Philips Hue - the intelligent lighting setup that you can control via your smartphone - continues to grow, there are more product options for providing the light. The Iris is yet another one of those options but it also has the benefit of working... >>

How to get a smart home: Seven products to get you started

How to get a smart home: Seven products to get you started

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The idea of a smarter home is becoming more desirable, whether it's to help reduce your energy bills or just because you want to be able to control certain factors from the comfort of your sofa, using your smartphone or tablet. If you want a smarthome... >>

Philips Hue Beyond is a new table light, ceiling light, or pendant light, with kits starting at £329

Philips Hue Beyond is a new table light, ceiling light, or pendant light, with kits starting at £329

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Philips has announced a new smart lamp with two connected light sources called Philips Hue Beyond. Two connected light sources means you can adjusts the lamp's white light as well as its colourful light in order to affect the overall mood of your room.... >>