nCube – The smart home hub that connects all devices together

The nCube hub, which aims to revolutionise the smart home industry worldwide, integrates a wide range of smart home products such as heating, lighting, security, entertainment and other smart devices into just one App using ZWave, Wi-Fi, LAN and Bluetooth communication. It also has the added benefit of being fully compatible with Alexa so will work with your Echo and Echo Dot devices. Crucially, it also ensures user privacy with information stored on the nCube hub in the home and not sent to central servers thus reassuring users that their…

Solar Windows, Electricity Generating Clothes and Robot Chefs: The Future of Home Tech

For the right price, there are already a number of technologies available that can cut down on the number of mundane chores you need to do around the home. From cleaning the floor to switching off the lights and cutting the grass to clearing the drains, today’s tech geniuses have come up with a wide variety of products designed to make our lives easier and more automated. So just how much further will we go? Quite a bit, according to the latest research from Service Octopus. The leading cleaning price…

WiZ launches ultimate connected light experience in UK

WiZ Connected Lights are officially making their UK debut as one of the most advanced smart home lighting systems available on the market today. WiZ makes set up simple, eliminating the need for cumbersome and expensive hubs to control the lights. Its full line, now available from Amazon, includes smart LED light bulbs and contemporary LED luminaires, to instantly transform your home or your business place into an intelligent lighting system. From £22.95, you can dim, automate light or choose from 64,000 shades of white on a B22 bulb, from…

Keep your home safe this Autumn with D-Link’s Omna Camera

As the summer holidays are almost over, increases in wind, rain and cold are not the only things on our mind, because with the cover of darkness it’s not surprising that the number of burglaries in the UK increases substantially. The last thing people want to worry about this Autumn is whether or not their home is secure.  With a number of burglaries reported in March 2017 being up by 3% compared to March 2016, it is evident that keeping your home monitored and safe is more crucial than ever.…

LG to equip Smart Home appliances with Alexa and Google Assistant

LG Electronics (LG) continues to work earnestly behind the scenes to expand its smart home partnership strategy to work with as many different smart platforms and services as possible. Committed to its Open Partnership, Open Platform and Open Connectivity strategy, LG has been steadily building up its smart ecosystem with a smart lineup that includes not only intelligent home appliances but also robots that greet, clean and mow, to be on display at IFA 2017 in Berlin from September 1-6. With Wi-Fi built into all of its 2017 appliances, LG…

Nursal Handy Power Massager Unboxing

Nursal has sent over their handheld massager for us to have a play with. This £27 system is not only a cheap alternative to a costly hand massage but also appears to be a solid build! 4 interchangeable nodes -The handheld massager meets all your massaging needs whether it is the feet, calves, thighs, back, waist, buttocks, arms, and hands. A wide range of variable speeds -The massager possesses a wide range of speeds tailored for any desired effect. Enjoy a relaxing massage at work or home with the portable…

Vodafone stocking the Sony Xperia Touch

Vodafone have recently announced the Sony Xperia Touch is now available at Vodafone UK. Customers can pick one up for £1,399 on Vodafone’s Online Shop. The Sony Xperia Touch is a unique short-throw projector with the ability to project not just images and video, but a fully interactive display.Android 7 powers the Xperia Touch, with complete access to apps, games as well as your personal notifications and accounts. The projector is much more than just a display unit, designed to become a portable centre point of the home. Short Throw Projection This…

Motion Sensor Activated Under The Bed LED Strip Light Review

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Received very fast and this is where the enjoyment begins Bed light offers a motion sensor lighting system that aids you during the night or to give you low-level light when needed in multiple different scenarios. I personally used it in its main form to aid me during the night as I didn’t need to find the lamp switch or search for my torch on my smartphone. In the box you will receive a detailed information, UK 3 pin plug 2x 1.5m LED lighting strips, 2x 1.5m motion sensors and…

Synology Introduces DiskStation DS418j

Synology® Inc. today launched the new DiskStation DS418j, a budget-friendly 4-bay NAS server designed to help home and individual users to manage, protect and share data effectively. DS418j is powered by a brand-new 64-bit dual-core CPU and delivers an outstanding encrypted file transfer performance at over 112 MB/s reading and 87 MB/s writing under a RAID 5 configuration in a Windows® environment. Coming with a 1GB DDR4 memory, which is twice the size of its predecessor, and over 40TB single volume raw capacity support, DS418j brings flexible storage management with excellent operation experience.  …

Aukey Mini RGB Light Unboxing

Aukey has sent over their night light, a rechargeable bedside lamp that adds IP65 Water-Resistance and a reinforced structure allowing drop-resistance too. This Table Lamp features a colour changing RGB blub with dimmable white and yellow lighting mode. Charged by USB the on time can last from 5 hours to 80 hours depending on light strength. Versatile, eye-safe table lamp, bedside lamp, night light, and portable outdoor light Bring colour to your home with vibrant, mood-enhancing RGB light that sets the ambience for your bedroom, living room, dining room, or…