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…

D-Link Omna for Apple HomeKit Unboxing

A D-Link Omna for Apple HomeKit adds a good looking security camera into your home network. The Omna features an elegant and modern design, Omna is derived from the Latin word ‘omnis’ meaning all-encompassing. Most cameras offer a limited 120-degree lens, while D-Link’s unique 180-degree solutions and de-warping technology allow users to see just about everywhere and everything. Motion detection feature automatically captures events and sends alerts Built-in microphone and speaker for two-way audio communication Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution for detailed video IR LEDs lets you see up…

Never lose your pet with Vodafone V-Pet

Vodafone introduces Kippy into its new V-Pet category – a GPS tracker which is connected to its network with a V-Sim by Vodafone. For just £50 (then £4 per month V-Pet service fee), Kippy alerts you the moment your pet wanders off – with its easy-to-use features, Kippy really is a stroke of genius! It allows you to relax, knowing your pet is safe and happy – even when you’re not nearby! Kippy is a personalised activity monitor which tells you how much time your pet has spent playing, exercising…

D-Link Omna combines IP surveillance technology with the accessibility of Apple HomeKit

The latest updates to the first HomeKit compatible camera on the market are certain to prepare your readers for the winter months that lie ahead. As the clocks go back and winter approaches, 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 amount of burglaries in the UK increases substantially. The last thing people want to worry about this Winter is whether or not their home is secure.  With a number of burglaries reported…

D-Link AC5300 Ultra WiFi Router Unboxing

The D-Link AC5300 features a rather attractive pyramid-shaped, cherry-red design. However, at 5.8 by 16.4 by 10.3 inches, this features a pretty big footprint compared to the routers most folks will be used to. Around the pyramid are eight removable, adjustable external antennas and a strip of LED indicators down the peak for Power, 2.4GHz and 5GHz band activity, USB activity, and Internet connectivity. The rear of the router sees four Gigabit Ethernet ports, a WAN port, a USB 2.0 port, a USB 3.0 port, Power and WPS buttons, and…

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…