devolo dLAN powerline 1200 triple plus Unboxing

The devolo dLAN powerline adapters are easy to install gizmos that allow you to make use of the electrical outlets / plugs to transfer data faster and morereliably than WiFi aroudn the house. The high transfer speeds of up to 1200 Mbps will keep stream and sharing data around the house super speedy. Powerline speeds up to 1200 Mbps, 3x Integrated Gigabit Ethernet ports provide multi-connection for network-compatible devices. Includes Pass-Thru, so no power socket in your house is lost and a mains filter. Optimal Internet connection for computers, televisions…

Essence IoT Compatible with Google Assistant

Essence, a leading provider of connected living solutions, announces that its [email protected] technology has been integrated with the Google Assistant, allowing [email protected] customers to use the Google Assistant on their phone; voice-activated speaker, like Google Home; and more to operate their Essence-based IoT solutions. Essence [email protected] Smart Living enables consumers to enjoy IoT’s possibilities through seamlessly and remotely managing their connected homes. The comprehensive Security, Safety and Smart Home solution is easy-to-install and simple to use and leverages IoT and M2M communication technologies to deliver a complete connected-home experience. Essence is one of the first Israeli…

2018 electronics trends

From 3D printing to smart home – new technologies make it possible to implement innovative ideas, to realise your own designs or to make your home more efficient and comfortable. Product managers Frank Gerwarth and Sven Pannewitz from reichelt elektronik have highlighted the three most important trends that will impact the electronics industry in 2018.   The rise of the voice controlled smart home “Alexa, turn on the light!” Over half of UK adults (56%) are already using or would consider using voice-controlled smart home devices, according to reichelt research…

WiZ Announces Lifestyle Smart Lights Feature with New Scheduled Presets at CES 2018

WiZ Connected Light, the leading innovator of smart lighting technology, today announced a new Scheduled Presets function. It enables your smart lights to know your regular activity level throughout the day and night, automatically providing the most suitable light you need at that moment, delivered based on the time of day to enhance wellness and match your lifestyle. This feature is a game changer when using voice-controlled assistants. It is well known that lighting affects health, especially mental health and serenity, and the new Scheduled Presets control how a light…

Nicole Appleton Launches PetScene, a new social networking app for pets

Second Screen, an innovative London-based app developer, has partnered with All Saints star, Nicole Appleton, to launch the PetScene App – an exclusive social network for pets. Designed with a simple interface, the app’s white-label technology allows pet owners to set up profiles for their pets and connect with others around the world. Its functions provide users to share photos, videos and comments in the app’s Newsfeed and Discover sections. Collaborating with Nicole Appleton, Second Screen has brought to life her inspiration to create a community of like-minded people in…

D-Link OMNA review

Just stop for a minute and think of all the cool stuff you have in your house. Even the average household has thousands of pounds worth of gadgets, gear and possessions. We’ve never had it so good! But we’ve also never had so much that thieving little scumbags won’t try to get their grubby little mitts on. Nowadays people concern themselves with all sorts of online security options, but how much thought is spared for physical security. One handy option is the Omna home camera from D-Link. It’s a dinky…

Toshiba reveals latest evolution of CANVIO Portable Hard Drives for secure, personal data storage

Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH has announced the latest evolution of its popular CANVIO family of portable hard drives for personal storage. Combining practical features with updated slim, curved design, the CANVIO PREMIUM, ADVANCE and BASICS models provide a fresher, unified look and feel while delivering flexible capacity options of 500GB, 1TB, 2TB and 3TB. The use of Toshiba’s 1TB platter technology supports low profiles, allowing the 2TB versions of all three new CANVIO models to be thinner than their predecessors. The CANVIO PREMIUM series offers versatile connectivity in a stylish design with an…

Choetech Qi Wireless Charging Pad Unboxing

Choetech Qi Wireless Charging Pad is a cheap and cheerful charging solution with a wide charging area for the iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8/S8/S8 plus/S7/ S7 edge/ Note 5/ S6/ S6 Edge and Other Qi-enabled Device. Using 3 coils, placement is not much of an issue. You no longer need to perfectly line up your device with the edges to ensure a charge, you can haphazardly place your phone and you’re almost guaranteed to it will charge. Only supporting standard charge this works with Qi-enabled devices like…

Hear AND see lyrics with the revolutionary COTODAMA Lyric speaker

Hakuhodo Group Company, COTODAMA, is today pleased to announce the UK availability of its COTODAMA Lyric speaker; a speaker that enables visualisation of lyrics on a translucent screen. As the world’s first visualiser speaker, the Lyric speaker has won a handful of notable awards such as Best Bootstrap Company Award at 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival’s 7th annual SXSW Accelerator Competition, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry 2015 Innovative Technologies Award and Japan’s 2016 Good Design Award. Since launching in Japan in November, 2016, the Lyric speaker has been gaining…

Bush TV launches lie detectors to catch out treacherous telly watchers

The UK’s sneaky TV habits have been exposed as new research reveals over three quarters (78 percent) of us sneakily watch the next episode of a TV show on our own without telling our partners. Unbelievably, more than one in five (21 percent) have even gone as far as watching a whole series of a TV show without their partner knowing, then had to sit through it again to cover up the deceit. As couples watch more TV together, the research by Bush TV has found ‘box-set betrayal’ is putting…