Latest smart home reviews
Sleep tracking comes to Google's smart display, offering an unintrusive way to monitor your rest.
Combining Arlo's smart camera with a powerful floodlight for a winning combination.
Arlo's Ring rival puts up a compelling show. Do you need a subscription? What's the video quality like? Is it better than Ring?
This Echo Show features a rotating base feature so it can follow you during calls. But it's far pricier than other Show devices, so is it worth it?
This battery-powered smart thermostat is simpler than some, but ticks the important smart features boxes. Here's the setup and user experience.
This electronic box sucks in your home's air to extract moisture to avoid damp, condensation and even aid with drying your washing.
The hard-wired Ring Video Doorbell will need an electrician to fit. But it never needs battery changes. And it can always record as a result.
The Echo Dot and Echo Dot with Clock have changed in 2020. But is it a design shift for the better?
The tool for all your cleaning needs? The HX1 might be expensive, but this battery-powered vacuum's modular system means it meets a number of demands.
The 2020 Amazon Echo is a design rework that takes on a surprising spherical form, but is it a worthy improvement over the established existing model?
There's a new Echo Dot with a new design for 2020 - but is it any good?
The Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus is Ring's 2020 battery-powered flagship video doorbell, complete with Pre-roll to capture events before they happen.
A refreshed speaker from Google that's a great replacement for the Google Home.
Tapo's smart bulb is competitively priced and incredibly easy to set up, which is a pretty winning combination.
An improved version of Netatmo's previous camera, with great recording & an integrated floodlight. There are no monthly subscription costs either.
The Flex is relatively cheap, unobtrusive, and has loads of potential.
Too hot to sleep? It's a bit hot isn't it? Dyson's fan will help you cool down with purified air. But is it worth its asking price?
The Meaco 1056P is the pedestal version of the company's desk fan - sorry, 'air circulator' - which has various modes, motions and levels for cooling.
The Roborock S6 MaxV is designed to navigate your home more effectively as it cleans by using new AI-powered cameras to keep an eye out for obstacles.
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 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?
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.
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
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...
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?
Anewer, smaller, version of the 8in/10in Smart Display, complete with Google Assistant, a privacy shutter camera, and ambient light auto-adjustment.