Speedlink Fieris Illuminated Mouse pad Unboxing

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For the gamer with the need for neon, LED and a continual glow the PC has plenty of customisable parts, however, who would ever think of the Mouse Mat have strip lighting. Speedlink have managed to fill the gap, a mouse pad with its red light pipe surround and black fabric surface, the Fieris Illuminated Gaming Mousepad combines style and precision – plus it’s compatible with all optical and laser mice. It looks really cool and impressive when the lights are turned down low – or even better: in the…

F-Secure Sense Unboxing. The best home security for IoT?

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F-secure have sent over the Sense, new security device designed to sit between your router and connectable devices and give the user peace of mind with a high-level security banner to foil hackers and malware. Smartphones, Tablets, Televisions, Baby monitors all could potentially have a backdoor allowing hackers to steal private information. SENSE it will act as a guardian protecting your home from any potential threats. F-Secure is delivering the one device that will secure the Internet-connected things in consumers’ homes. F-Secure SENSE combines a secure Wi-Fi router with an…

A Look at the Furbo Dog Camera

Successfully funded on IndieGoGo the Furbo is a treat tossing monitor for the home with an HD camera, sound sensor and 2-way microphone and speaker built in designed give you piece of mind if you leave your dog in the house whilst out at work. Fun Treat Tossing: Toss a treat to your dog through the free Furbo iOS/Android app. Fill up to 30 pieces of your dog’s favourite snack and play a game of fetch from anywhere! HD Camera & Night Vision: Discover your pet’s secret life when you’re…

Like O-M-G, you totally gotta check out the new Google Home ad…

The new Google Home advertisement is an example of modern advertising at it’s most pertinent. Combining modern language with minimal imagery that, in years to come, we will look back at and cringe. We have come a long way…

Apple’s new hardware in a nutshell

First up is the new hardware. The Apple HomePod is essentially the Apple alternative to Google Home or the Amazon Echo.  Apple has taken a standard approach to the HomePod not really pushing particular boundaries unless of course, you count the price tag. At $349 the HomePod is almost twice the price of the competition and will require a $10 monthly subscription to Apple Music to get the most out of it. “Hey Siri” are your keywords here and questions can be rattled off, hopefully with a higher success rate than…

A Look at the devolo dLAN 1200+ WiFi ac

The dLAN® 1200+ WiFi AC from devolo is the latest of the Powerline Gigabit generation. Integrated with WiFi AC for the first time — the most innovative WiFi standard with the best performance. Now mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops can take advantage of the full bandwidth of an Internet connection. Two Gigabit LAN ports are available for additional terminal devices. The integrated electrical socket with child-safety features and included mains filter ensures that no power socket is lost. Both data transmission over electrical wiring (at speeds up…

A look at the dlink HD Wi-Fi Day Night Camera – A Video Unboxing

D-Link has very kindly sent across two of their current IP Cameras for review. The first of these is the DCS-936L HD Wi-Fi Camera, boasting a wide-angle lens that captures your entire room, wall-to-wall, in HD (720p.) The built-in night vision, motion and sound detection, and a complete with a mobile app allow the user to see and hear exactly what is happening, day or night. D-Link is touting this as revolutionary design with rotatable head means it can be placed conveniently on a shelf, mounted on the wall or the…

Google Home After One month

It’s been a month and time to look and see just how Google Home has worked its way into my life. Does it justify itself? How much am I really using it? What do I want it to do? In the morning I will work on  Tech Addicts for an hour or two before I go to my day job. At around 6:30 I will say “Google Morning” to Google Home. Home then responds with a pleasantry, followed by an outlook for the weather and any delays I can expect…

Foobot Launches Smart Indoor Air Quality Monitor

Luxembourg based company, Airboxlab, today announces that its connected indoor air quality monitor, Foobot, is now available in the UK. Foobot is the brainchild of CEO, Jacques Touillon, who wanted to help his eldest child in his fight against asthma and after looking without success for a device to fight this invisible enemy was determined to improve his son’s health and to develop a solution himself. Foobot was born. Foobot is the most advanced data processing smart monitor in the market, helping you take control of your indoor air quality,…

People of the UK want to use voice controlled Smart Home devices – but don’t know how

Over 56% of Brits are already using or would consider using voice-controlled connected devices in the home, however, most of them (55%) don’t know how to install these and would need professional help, according to research just released by online electronics retailer, reichelt elektronik. The enthusiasm for state-of-the-art technology in the home is also apparent with systems like Amazon Alexa, Google Home or Microsoft Cortana. While 50% percent of respondents would consider installing a voice-controlled solution, 6% already use the new technology in their home. In the case of voice-controlled…