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Dyson V11 Absolute review: Cordless cleaning done right
5.0 stars Dyson V11 Absolute review: Cordless cleaning done right By Stuart Miles

The V11 is a cordless vacuum cleaner complete with multiple heads and a LCD display to inform about battery life and modes. How well does it clean?... Read more

Best smart lighting: Philips Hue, Ikea, Osram and more
Best smart lighting: Philips Hue, Ikea, Osram and more By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to the best smart lighting products out there, rounding up the top app and voice-controlled smart bulbs for your home.... Read more

Best smart lighting: Philips Hue, Ikea, Osram and more
Best smart lighting: Philips Hue, Ikea, Osram and more By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to the best smart lighting products out there, rounding up the top app and voice-controlled smart bulbs for your home. Read more

TP-Link Kasa Cam KC120 review: Smart home camera is affordable yet imperfect
3.5 stars TP-Link Kasa Cam KC120 review: Smart home camera is affordable yet imperfect By Adrian Willings

An interesting smart home camera with plenty of features and an easy-to-use interface and a decent spec - but it's not without niggles, as we explain.... Read more

This is what Arlo's leaked smart video doorbell looks like
This is what Arlo's leaked smart video doorbell looks like By Maggie Tillman

Arlo, a smart home accessory maker that sells an audio doorbell, appears to be working on a smart video doorbell.... Read more

Google Nest Hub Max release date, specs, features and rumours
Google Nest Hub Max release date, specs, features and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

The Nest Hub Max is rumoured to be a smart display like Google Home Hub, but with a built-in camera and a 10-inch screen. Here's what we know.... Read more

Save 43 per cent on Amazon Echo Input, plus other discounts on Echo 2nd gen or Echo Dot
Save 43 per cent on Amazon Echo Input, plus other discounts on Echo 2nd gen or Echo Dot By Rik Henderson

Looking for a cheap deal on an Amazon Echo Input, Echo 2nd gen or Echo Dot 3rd gen? Then do we have savings for you!... Read more

Facebook is working on an Alexa-like voice assistant
Facebook is working on an Alexa-like voice assistant By Cam Bunton

A report claims Facebook is working on a voice assistant designed to compete with Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa.... Read more

Best Google Home deals: Save £60 on Google Home, £55 on Home Hub and £20 on Google Home Mini
Best Google Home deals: Save £60 on Google Home, £55 on Home Hub and £20 on Google Home Mini By Chris Hall

The best prices on Google Home devices: Over 45 per cent off the Google Home, 40 per cent off Home Mini, 32 per cent discount on the Home Hub.... Read more

JBL Link View review: Bringing bass to the Google goodness
4.5 stars JBL Link View review: Bringing bass to the Google goodness By Chris Hall

JBL was one of the first companies to announce that it was going to be offering a smart display running Google's new system.That was at the beginning of... Read more

Amazon Echo vs Plus vs Dot vs Show vs Spot: What's the difference?
Amazon Echo vs Plus vs Dot vs Show vs Spot: What's the difference? By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has a range of Echo devices, but we'll guide you through them on so you can decide which is the the best Echo... Read more

Jeff Bezos says that Amazon needs to have multibillion-dollar failures to succeed
Jeff Bezos says that Amazon needs to have multibillion-dollar failures to succeed By Dan Grabham

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says that Amazon needs to "occasionally have multibillion-dollar failures" so that the company is "experimenting at the right... Read more

Apple HomePod 2: What we want to see in Apple's second-gen smart speaker
Apple HomePod 2: What we want to see in Apple's second-gen smart speaker By Dan Grabham

Apple’s HomePod sounds fantastic but the common criticism – including in our own HomePod review – was that the implementation of Siri leaves a little... Read more

Sometimes, people at Amazon listen to what you tell Alexa
Sometimes, people at Amazon listen to what you tell Alexa By Dan Grabham

A team of actual living people listen to selected Alexa commands as part of a process intended to help Amazon learn more about what people are asking... Read more

Google Wifi drops to £99/$99, multipacks also cheaper
Google Wifi drops to £99/$99, multipacks also cheaper By Dan Grabham

Google has dropped the price of Google Wifi, its add-on mesh network device, which may mean a new model is on the way. It's now down to £99 in the UK... Read more

Wow! Amazon Echo Show now has £30 off, save £25 on Echo Spot
Wow! Amazon Echo Show now has £30 off, save £25 on Echo Spot By Rik Henderson

Amazon slashes the price of its own products regularly. And that includes the Echo Show in time for Easter.... Read more

Arlo vs Arlo Pro vs Arlo Pro 2 vs Arlo Ultra: Which security camera should you buy?
Arlo vs Arlo Pro vs Arlo Pro 2 vs Arlo Ultra: Which security camera should you buy? By Chris Hall

Arlo has a growing range of security cameras, each offering something slightly different. But which is best?... Read more

Best Amazon Echo deals for 2019
Best Amazon Echo deals for 2019 By Dan Grabham

Welcome to our roundup of the best cheap Amazon Echo deals, with deals available for all of Amazon's Echo devices... Read more

How to get Apple Music on your Amazon Echo
How to get Apple Music on your Amazon Echo By Maggie Tillman

Apple Music is now on Amazon Echo.... Read more

Apple Music comes to Echo devices in the UK and Ireland
Apple Music comes to Echo devices in the UK and Ireland By Dan Grabham

Amazon has told us that Apple Music integration has been enabled on UK-based Echo devices from today.... Read more

How to voice shop at Walmart using Google Assistant
How to voice shop at Walmart using Google Assistant By Maggie Tillman

This partnership will allow you to easily voice shop at Walmart through your Google Assistant device, whether that's your phone or smart speaker.... Read more

Whoops! Google leaks mystery Nest Hub Max smart display on its store
Whoops! Google leaks mystery Nest Hub Max smart display on its store By Maggie Tillman

Google made a major slip-up today when it updated the connected home part of the Google Store.... Read more

What is a mesh network and how can it dramatically improve your home Wi-Fi?
What is a mesh network and how can it dramatically improve your home Wi-Fi? By Rik Henderson

Using a mesh network system can ensure your entire home has great wireless internet throughout. We explain how.... Read more

Plume mesh network system now available to all UK customers, new PowerPod included
Plume mesh network system now available to all UK customers, new PowerPod included By Rik Henderson

After a brief stint as a TalkTalk exclusive, the Plume mesh networking system is now available to all UK customers.... Read more

Ecovacs Deebot 710 robot vacuum review: Cleans out your house and not your bank account
4.0 stars Ecovacs Deebot 710 robot vacuum review: Cleans out your house and not your bank account By Dan Sung

The 710 offers great cleaning skills. Its only downside is the battery life won't last for large houses. Otherwise it's a great robo-vac to consider.... Read more

The 4K HDR wire-free security system Arlo Ultra is now available to buy
The 4K HDR wire-free security system Arlo Ultra is now available to buy By Chris Hall

After a launch delay, Arlo's flagship camera is now available... Read more

Google Home Max discounted by $100
Google Home Max discounted by $100 By Dan Grabham

$100 off the Google Home Max this March... Read more

Dyson Lightcycle task lamp changes as the day progresses
Dyson Lightcycle task lamp changes as the day progresses By Stuart Miles

Dyson has launched a new lamp that will change the colour of the white light it emits throughout the day based on location and time.... Read more

Dyson Pure Cool Me provides clean air just for you, doesn't care about anyone else in the room
Dyson Pure Cool Me provides clean air just for you, doesn't care about anyone else in the room By Stuart Miles

The Pure Cool Me features a different design to the company’s previous fans and air purifiers, more resembling some of the desktop robots of late.... Read more

Dyson's latest V11 cordless vacuum cleaner uses AI to clean
Dyson's latest V11 cordless vacuum cleaner uses AI to clean By Stuart Miles

The new cordless vacuum cleaner has a number of design tweaks and performance changes over last year's model.... Read more

Nest Cam IQ review: Great home security lacks an intelligent asking price
4.0 stars Nest Cam IQ review: Great home security lacks an intelligent asking price By Cam Bunton

The personal home security market is on the up, thanks to reduced costs and size of components required to make it all work. Now, we no longer need a dedicated... Read more

Sonos Ikea Symfonisk speakers will be revealed in April
Sonos Ikea Symfonisk speakers will be revealed in April By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos and Ikea will finally reveal the first products within the Symfonisk range during the Milan furniture show, which takes place between 9-14 April.The... Read more

11 best Amazon Alexa compatible devices you can buy today
11 best Amazon Alexa compatible devices you can buy today By Cam Bunton

With many of us now owning smart assistant-powered devices in our homes, there's never been a better time to see what accessories and extra products you... Read more

Virgin Media's Intelligent Wi-Fi promises significant speed improvements
Virgin Media's Intelligent Wi-Fi promises significant speed improvements By Dan Grabham

Virgin Media has rolled out new features to customers to deliver a significant Wi-Fi speed increase - up to three times to some devices. Intelligent WiFi... Read more

Best cheap smart Home deals April 2019
Best cheap smart Home deals April 2019 By Rob Kerr

Looking around for a smart home deal from Google, Nest, Ring or Roomba?... Read more

Google adds Continued Conversation, Interpreter Mode and more to Smart Displays, here's how to use them
Google adds Continued Conversation, Interpreter Mode and more to Smart Displays, here's how to use them By Britta O'Boyle

Google has added a number of features to all of its smart displays in a recent update. Here's what's new and how to use the latest features.... Read more

The best robot vacuum cleaners 2019: Why do your own cleaning?
The best robot vacuum cleaners 2019: Why do your own cleaning? By Adrian Willings

Our guide to the best robot vacuums to buy. Click to see the very best robot cleaners we've reviewed with all the details you need to know.... Read more

Roborock E2 Xiaowa review: An affordable yet astounding robot vacuum
4.5 stars Roborock E2 Xiaowa review: An affordable yet astounding robot vacuum By Adrian Willings

The Roborock Xiaowa E25 is another robot vacuum cleaner with plenty of smart features, excellent cleaning power and intelligence to boot.... Read more

How to turn on Alexa's Song ID feature so you'll always know what song is playing
How to turn on Alexa's Song ID feature so you'll always know what song is playing By Maggie Tillman

Once you’ve enabled it, Alexa will announce the artist and name of every song before it plays.... Read more

Husqvarna launches Alexa-enabled robotic mower with AWD
Husqvarna launches Alexa-enabled robotic mower with AWD By Maggie Tillman

Husqvarna announces the release of Husqvarna Automower 435X AWD, an AI-enabled robotic mower with all-wheel drive and smart home connectivity.... Read more

Amazon stops selling physical Dash buttons because of Alexa shopping and auto-ordering
Amazon stops selling physical Dash buttons because of Alexa shopping and auto-ordering By Dan Grabham

Amazon has stopped sales of its physical Dash buttons, saying that the convenience of them has largely been replaced by new ways to shop.... Read more

Broadband providers must quote peak time and minimum speeds, under new Ofcom rules
Broadband providers must quote peak time and minimum speeds, under new Ofcom rules By Rik Henderson

If your new broadband falls below a quoted minimum speed you are allowed to cancel the contract with no penalty.... Read more

Apple Music could soon be available on Google Home
Apple Music could soon be available on Google Home By Rik Henderson

Google could soon add Apple Music as a playable service to its Google Home app and devices.... Read more

Vodafone entering mesh network arena with Super WiFi coming soon
Vodafone entering mesh network arena with Super WiFi coming soon By Rik Henderson

Vodafone will formally launch its Super WiFi home network system during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.... Read more

Samsung's Bixby-powered Galaxy Home smart speaker to launch by April
Samsung's Bixby-powered Galaxy Home smart speaker to launch by April By Maggie Tillman

The device, which was first teased last summer, is designed to rival the Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Apple HomePod.... Read more

Last day to get £30 off the latest Ring Video Doorbell 2
Last day to get £30 off the latest Ring Video Doorbell 2 By Adrian Willings

Get £30 off the Ring Video Doorbell 2, before the prices go back to normal... Read more

Alexa Skill Blueprints: How to easily create and publish custom Alexa skills
Alexa Skill Blueprints: How to easily create and publish custom Alexa skills By Maggie Tillman

Thanks to the Alexa Skill Blueprints initiative, you can make and publish your own custom skills - and you don't need to be an app developer to do so.... Read more

Ring to add colour night vision to its Video Doorbells and cameras
Ring to add colour night vision to its Video Doorbells and cameras By Rik Henderson

Ring will soon update its Video Doorbells and security cameras with a new feature: full colour night vision.... Read more

Alexa is always listening: How to delete your Alexa voice recordings
Alexa is always listening: How to delete your Alexa voice recordings By Chris Hall

If you're worried about your privacy or want to remove a recorded conversation, we have all the details... Read more

TalkTalk brings Plume mesh Wi-Fi SuperPods to the UK at last
TalkTalk brings Plume mesh Wi-Fi SuperPods to the UK at last By Rik Henderson

TalkTalk has signed a deal to bring the US mesh Wi-Fi system Plume to the UK.... Read more

Amazon is acquiring mesh Wi-Fi router company Eero
Amazon is acquiring mesh Wi-Fi router company Eero By Maggie Tillman

Amazon is buying Eero, a company well-known for its home routers and mesh Wi-Fi systems ideal for smart home setups.... Read more

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