Latest smart home reviews
An interesting smart display if you make Messenger and WhatsApp calls. But with Facebook's history of security question marks, will anyone buy Portal?
At a significantly cheaper price than the larger Echo Show, the Show 8 has most of its appealing features.
Home security is something that we all value, and it's one of the biggest beneficiaries from the advent of smart home technology.
The Echo Show experience is getting better all the time and this is a great entry point. Sure, there are some compromises, but it's value for money.
With welcome software enhancements and much better audio as well as that larger screen, the Echo Show is getting serious. But is it worth buying?
Designed to connect to your TV, this camera is designed for Facebook/Messenger/WhatsApp calls and connectivity with loved ones. Does it make snese?
The SimCam 1S is one of those hidden gems. An affordable smart home camera that's packed full of features. Person detection, remote control, two-way a...
The Dyson 360 Heurist is an update to the Dyson 360 Eye, its then first robot vacuum cleaner. So is it second-time success or difficult second album?
Can the Ring Floodlight Cam do enough to offer all the protection your home needs? Here's our review.
We're fans of Roborock's robot vacuum range, the S5 Max offering serious cleaning capabilities. It's not cheap, though, which may limit its potential.
Tado has been in the smart home game for a long time, so it's no surprise to see how advanced its system is getting.
An affordable robot vacuum cleaner with some intelligent features, interesting design aesthetics and more. But what are its compromises?
Almost unbelievably priced, the Echo Studio is probably the most important Echo that Amazon has yet released.
The Arlo Pro 3 is a capable battery-powered home security camera, offering 2K video and night vision capture. But you'll need a Smart subscription.
The Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo 950 is an intelligent robot vacuum cleaner with plenty of smarts, it's bristling not just with brushes but features too.
A motion-detection security camera that offers illumination. Pay a subscription and access recordings too. Is it the simplest home security solution?
For those looking to improve Wi-Fi weak spots, with the added bonus of Google Assistant voice control, the Nest Wifi mesh system is fantastic.
We're often impressed with Roborock robot vacuums. These are feature-rich cleaning machines that don't cost the earth - and the S4 is no different.
With a new name - it's Nest rather than Home - this 'mini' entry point to the smart home speaker maximises the sound quality compared to before.
If music is the most important thing for you, then it's hard to ignore the boosted performance of the third-gen Amazon Echo smart speaker.
The new Echo Dot with Clock is a neat idea that's ideal for the bedroom as an alternative to a traditional alarm clock.
The Hive View is certainly the best looking indoor camera you can buy, but only offers 24-hours to download the video it captures
Think of a leading smart home device and most will mention the connected thermostat. For us, however, the smart home security camera has become just a...
Although Echo Flex is an interesting device with useful add-ons, it will probably confuse consumers as to whether they should buy one.
Ring is one of the smart home success stories - and this is its main proposition
The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is a version of the company's Nest Cam IQ smart home camera designed for the outside world, ideal to help keep a secure eye on
The Google Nest Cam IQ is a small indoor camera, which plugs into a mains socket, and keeps an eye on what it can see in the home when you're away.It ...
Hello is Nest's video doorbell and the first to offer facial recognition. It's expensive to buy and run, but it's got the best feature set going.
The Ultra is a jump in quality, with a great wide-angle lens and 4K high dynamic range capture. It's expensive, but outshines much of the competition.
It's Facebook's Messenger-centric video call device, complete with Amazon Alexa compatibility, but is it trustworthy and even worth buying?
The Max looks like the original Nest Hub, but with larger 10-inch display, built-in Nest camera, better sound and more. Is it a smart home winner?
Anewer, smaller, version of the 8in/10in Smart Display, complete with Google Assistant, a privacy shutter camera, and ambient light auto-adjustment.
With plenty of competition in smart heating systems - from the likes of Hive, Tado and Honeywell - how does the Nest 3.0 Learning Thermostat stack up?
The biggest Google Home speaker is the loudest of the lot, and also the priciest, at £399. Is it the best smart assistant speaker to buy?
Google Home has and continues to mature since it first launched. If you don't mind waiting for its full potential, it's the voice-assistant speaker to...
This clock is as simple as it sounds: check the time and use Alexa to set timers. You'll need another official Echo device though.
The Google Assistant centre for your smart home: the Nest Hub is the always connected central point to control smart devices, watch YouTube and more.
The Google Home Mini, is a smaller model of the Google Home that takes a similar design approach with all the same features. Here is our review.
The Echo Plus is a better Echo all-round than the standard version, but we have to say we preferred last year's design that distinguished it from the
Read our thoughts on the BT Smart Home Cam. An affordable, easy-to-use smart home camera with some weird and wonderful features.
Right now it's just a speaker that sounds amazing, but that isn't very smart with its Siri integration.
The iRobot Roomba i7+ is the latest all-singing, all-dancing robot vacuum from iRobot. Here's our review.
The Roborock S6 is the a flagship robot vacuum cleaner and a wonderful cleaning device that's a fantastic addition to your cleaning arsenal.
A bedside alarm clock with Google Assistant voice integration, this Lenovo just made the alarm clock part of a smarter home setup.
Netgear Orbi Voice is a satellite system for Mesh Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home. It also features Amazon Alexa and Harman Kardon speakers.
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?
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.
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 ...
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.
The Roborock Xiaowa E25 is another robot vacuum cleaner with plenty of smart features, excellent cleaning power and intelligence to boot.