The best Christmas gifts for gadget lovers

The best Christmas gifts for gadget lovers

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift for a gadget lover? Perhaps you’ve run out of ideas and just need some inspiration, or maybe you’re looking to make the most out of Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the upcoming Christmas sales. Well in this article we’ll

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Amazon looks to take on Nest with new home security products

Amazon looks to take on Nest with new home security products

Following the runaway success of Amazon’s Alexa enabled range of smart speaker devices it seems like the online shopping specialist is looking to continue its foray into home automation. To help it build on its success so far it is launching two new products that are targeted

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How to Protect your Smart Home from Hackers

How to Protect your Smart Home from Hackers

So you’ve got a connected TV, wireless heating system, baby monitors, smart lighting and home entertainment system but depending on which route you’ve chosen for your home automation how can you make sure that your smart home is protected from hackers. Well there are some simple steps

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The Best Smart Home Gadgets for your Bathroom

The Best Smart Home Gadgets for your Bathroom

It’s a well-known fact that electronics and water don’t go together, just ask anyone who’s accidentally dropped their smartphone in the toilet or sink. So what options are on the market beyond lighting controls that can help make your bathroom smarter? Dyson Airblade Tap The super stylish

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Apple HomePod – What you need to know

Apple HomePod – What you need to know

So Apple has finally jumped into the world of smart speakers with the announcement of its HomePod voice-activated speaker that’s powered by Siri. But unlike Google Home and Amazon’s Echo the key selling point of Apple’s offering is as a speaker that is smart rather than the

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Control4 is the leading home control brand for 3rd year running

Control4 is the leading home control brand for 3rd year running

The results are in from CE Pro with Control4 once again being named the leader in whole-house automation category. It’s not just whole-house automation where Control4 has come out on top as they were also first in other categories including: multiroom A/V distribution systems, video distribution switchers/extenders,

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Amazon set to launch new smart home device

Amazon set to launch new smart home device

Following on from the success of Amazon’s Echo and Echo Dot smart speakers the US retail giant is launching a new Alexa powered smart speaker but this one now comes with a 7 inch touchscreen. So basically it’s a Kindle fire rolled into your Amazon Echo. The

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When will we see self-driving cars on our roads?

When will we see self-driving cars on our roads?

If you’re anything like us then you love technology and are always on the lookout for the latest gadget to add to your automated home, but thanks to technology our cars are getting smarter and could even become driverless. But how close is this to becoming a

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Ikea joins the world of home automation

Ikea joins the world of home automation

It seems that home automation could be coming to the masses thanks to Ikea and the launch of its smart hub and lighting solutions. This is the first major step by the international retailer to bring smart lighting to everyone at an affordable price. From bulbs and

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