Latest smart home news
Here's a handy guide on smart heating, what to look for depending on your budget, and a few tips on what to do with a system once it's been installed.
Three has outlined several initiatives it has launched for customers during the period of social distancing and self-isolation in the UK.
Help us plant 3,000 trees, with the help of Resideo
Amazon has updated its lineup of Blink home security cameras to include a compact indoor camera.
Five years in the making, Dyson has just revealed the Dyson Pure Humidify+Cool in the UK - its first fan that also purifies the air and humidifies it,
Smart speakers are all the rage, but, you might be surprised to know you can use them as bog standard Bluetooth speakers, and it's not hard to set up
The company behind the Tile tracker has accused Apple of anti-competitive behaviour, saying the relationship between the two companies is getting wors...
Hot on the heels of the new Ring Doorbell 3 and slightly-better Ring Doorbell 3 Pro comes this - the so-called Ring Doorbox. Details on the new produc...
Amazon has slashed prices on its Echo Show models, meaning you can keep in touch with with friends and family really easily.
Vodafone says its UK broadband network saw an increase in use of around 15 percent during weekdays last week after the UK Government announced a lockd...
The UK government and major providers have agreed to a number of commitments to ease communications during the coronavirus pandemic.
Savings across the Google and Nest family
This is everything you need to know about Nest and Google Home devices. What are they, how do they work and what devices work with them?
Google introduced Google Wifi way back in 2016, and was arguably the company that brought more attention to the whole mesh network market. This wasn't
Decorating is a complex art, one that can make or break not only other people's impressions of your home.
Smeg has debuted a new coffee grinder to beef up its range of coffee-making gear.
All the features and functions that come with having more than one Echo
Those of you who own an Amazon Echo might be surprised to learn how much it can really do. It's loaded with features and hidden settings.
Spring is nearly here - the days are getting longer, the cold is slowly but surely seeping away, and things are getting fresher.
BT, Virgin Media and other UK broadband providers have responded to claims that streaming will put strain on networks during the coronavirus pandemic.
Using a mesh network system can ensure your entire home has great wireless internet throughout. We explain how.
You've long been able to ask Alexa to buy you things from Amazon. But how do you stop accidental ordering on your Amazon Echo with Alexa?
"We absolutely love our Roborock S6 vacuum! I swear I couldn’t live without it after being spoiled with it for the last few months!"
Alexa, Amazon's virtual assistant, has an answer for just about everything. And, at the same time, she's loaded with hilarious responses for all sorts
Not only can you place a call using the feature, but you can also leave a voice message or send a text-based message.
Facebook has launched its very first piece of hardware you can buy - but what does it do?
Home security is something that we all value, and it's one of the biggest beneficiaries from the advent of smart home technology.
EE has enabled Alexa calling, meaning that pay monthly customers can make and receive mobile calls via their Alexa-enabled devices. The move includes
Sonos has announced a major software upgrade coming in June that will advance the system greatly and add new features - including higher res audio.
There are a few board games powered by Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa for enhancing your board game antics. Here are your options.
Working from home is very much the new frontier for many people self-isolating or simply taking sensible precautions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic
The modern world of tech is so fast moving that sometimes a brand can pretty quickly come out of nowhere to announce itself.
Dyson introduced its second robot vacuum in late 2018 and it has now been launched in the UK after an initial launch in China as well as some other co...
Ring has responded to further criticism of its privacy practices by suspending use of the majority of third-party trackers in its apps.
Dyson’s latest robot vacuum has finally made it to the UK and Ireland, two years after its original launch in China and other countries.Called the Dys...
UK users can now ask Amazon’s virtual assistant "Alexa, why did you do that?" Amazon says the feature is helpful when you want to know why Alexa respo...
Here is an explanation of Pre-Roll, how it works and whether it is coming to devices other than the Doorbell 3 Plus.
Ring has announced two upgraded additions to its doorbell range in the form of the Ring Video Doorbell 3 and Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus.
BT is set to launch Gigabit fibre broadband - promising vast speed increases even for those currently using BT Infinity fibre broadband. BT says its s...
Arlo has followed the likes of Nest and Ring by changing its policy on two-factor authentication for its smart home technology.
Philips’ original Hue Bridge is losing support for all internet-connected services, which will severely limit its functionality.
Amazon-owned Ring appears to be readying a follow-up to the Ring Video Doorbell 2, as evident by FCC filings and leaked retailer listings.
Sonos is officially ditching the controversial Recycle Mode after having quietly removed it from its app in late February. This mode was required if y...
If you want to know more about Nanoleaf lighting, what it is, how it works and why you need it, then this article has the answers.
Google has acknowledged an issue that has reportedly plagued its Home speakers for more than a year.
Microsoft is pivoting Cortana away from being a consumer AI, therefore widening the gap between it and the likes of Alexa and Google Assistant.
Virgin Media is greatly expanding its UK gigabit broadband offering by switching on the service in the West Midlands.
The Amazon Echo is one of a range of hands-free speakers and devices from Amazon that can be controlled with your voice. The voice-controlled "persona...
Here's what we want to see from a HomePod 2 - which could be a direct replacement or a lower-priced secondary device - as well rumours so far.
Networking gear from Eero now supports Apple HomeKit. Although Amazon now owns Eero, the company is still clearly casting its net wider than Alexa.
Wyze, which makes budget smart home devices, is readying new products to launch this year, including a fitness tracker with built-in Alexa functionali...