Latest smart home news

Virgin Media O2 drops price of gigabit broadband to £50.99, but you don't have long to act
Philips Hue outdoor collection expands with new smart lighting options
Save loads on the excellent yeedi vac robot vacuum with this deal
Amazon's Tap to Alexa feature: How it works and how to turn it on
Is Amazon Alexa down?
Nanoleaf has discontinued its original Rhythm Light Panels - but support for the smart lights will continue
Matter will remove smart home pain points, says Connectivity Standards Alliance
Make your curtains smart within 30 seconds using these SwitchBot curtains and accessories today
Ikea quietly updates its Sonos Symfonisk bookshelf speaker with better specs
What is Matter and why is it important for your smart home?
Samsung's new Home Hub is a tablet for controlling your smart home
Sonos sued Google and won: Here's why and how it affects you
Eufy's new video doorbell has two cameras for people and package detection
LG's 2022 WashTower washer and dryer pair are smarter than ever
Razer is making a smart home app for controlling RGB lights from any brand
Nanoleaf announces Thread support for all Thread over HomeKit products
Ring Alarm Glass Break Sensor will detect smashing glass from up to 25ft away
Devolo Magic 2 WiFi 6, the home network of the future is here!
Everything you need to know about Thread: Complete guide to the wireless smart home protocol
Lenovo Smart Clock Essential adds built-in Alexa voice assistant control
Roborock's latest robot vacuum now comes with a self-emptying and cleaning dock
Eve introduces Outdoor Cam and MotionBlinds with HomeKit integration
Arlo Security System adds multi-purpose sensors and NFC keypad for all-round home protection
Bespoke and colourful Samsung fridges to debut at CES 2022
Apple might add Touch ID to an Apple TV smart home remote
Ring Video Doorbell tips and tricks: Become the ultimate Ring master
LG's smart oven and microwave for 2022 will feature ThinQ recipes
Google Home tips and tricks: Master your Nest Mini, Max, Audio, Hub and Hub Max
What are Google Home, Nest Audio, Mini, Hub and Nest Hub Max and what can they do?
What is Alexa and what can Amazon Echo do?
Doubling up on Alexa: How to use multiple Amazon Echo devices together
Doubling up on Google Home and Nest: How and why to use multiple Nest devices
Best Alexa tips and tricks: Get more from Amazon's assistant
How to make video and voice calls on Google Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max
How to get started with Amazon Echo and Alexa
Fun things to ask Alexa this Christmas
Vacos has some superb smart home camera deals for Christmas
Smart Christmas lights: How to add voice controls and more to your Christmas lights with Alexa, Google Home or Siri
Full-fibre broadband now available to 8 million UK homes, but only 24% take advantage
Ring's festive doorbell covers add more holiday fun to your doorstep
My Storytime: How Google Assistant helps you record stories for kids
Amazon's smart thermostat is available to buy, and it's already on sale
What is Alexa Together, how much does it cost, and how does it work?
Tado adds Energy IQ feature to app, will assess your real-time use and meter readings
Virgin Media O2 completes gigabit broadband rollout, now available across entire network
Hive Mini smart thermostat coming in early 2022 for £119
Get flexible home security this winter with the Swann Xtreem all-wireless security camera
How to change your Nest video doorbell ringtone to festive holiday sounds
Amazon expands sound detection for Routines - Alexa can now respond to running water and beeping appliances
Interpreter mode: How to translate conversations with Google Assistant
'Alexa, what am I holding?' How Show and Tell works on Echo Show