Adding in replacement units to the devolo Home Control

Adding in replacement units to the devolo Home Control

This is the second follow-up to our previous unboxings of various Home Control devices. devolo have sent some replacement units to those I have having trouble in the second video. The Keyfob and Wall Switch have been replaced and we can now test the replacements and … get the lamp to switch on… for science.

A Look At The Aukey IP Camera

A Look At The Aukey IP Camera

Who doesn’t have need of a security camera in their lives? Very few of us and several companies are looking at putting out quality products without huge price tags. The Aukey IP Camera is one such option, featuring, Full HD 1920 x 1080 this wireless Indoor Surveillance Camera has Two-Way Audio, Motion Detection and a Mobile app Control Security Camera. Round-the-clock indoor surveillance camera with 360° rotating head capturing full HD 1080p videos and detailed panoramic snapshots at wide area coverage. Two-way audio lets you get in touch with your…

Sengled Element smart home energy consumption kit

Sengled Element smart home energy consumption kit

The Sengled Element combines all the requirements needed for easy management of all the lighting in a smart home. Remotely controllable using the ZigBee standard, the LED lights can be integrated into the WLAN network of the modern home: Simply connect, log in via the app and you have full control of the lighting, from home or when you are on the move via cloud control. The light can be switched on or off via the light switch, central smart home management or remotely using the app. Within the app…

Y-Cam Protect Alarm review

Y-Cam Protect Alarm review

Y-Cam is a security setup that employs a bunch of little peripherals under the one hub to give you peace of mind when away from home of when you locked everything up for the night. Here we take a look at the Y-Cam Protect Alarm system. A basic, starter kit that notifies you when something happens in the home. What you get in the box: First up is the alarm hub itself. This box looks like an alarm system, is large enough to act as a deterrent however it’s designed…

XM-L2 Led flashlight from Uniquefire Review

XM-L2 Led flashlight from Uniquefire Review

You’d be amazed at the technology that goes into modern flashlights. I’m not talking about the cheap and cheerful/nasty ones you can pick up for £1 at the checkout at Tesco or a petrol station, I mean “proper” flashlights. Precision machined reflectors shape the beam pattern and balance the throw and spill. Cutting edge LEDs generate insane amounts of light. Clever electronics regulate the output to ensure a constant and steady output for as long as possible before dimming, squeezing the maximum out of the batteries. And that’s not to…

You will be wanting the iosafe 216

You will be wanting the iosafe 216

The ioSafe 216 is a fireproof and waterproof, network connected, multi-drive NAS/RAID storage device for terabytes of your precious or business data. Designed to be the centre of your private cloud, the ioSafe 216 is powered by a Synology DSM motherboard and operating system. It allows for fast access on your local network and remote access from nearly any device connected to the internet – all secured and protected by you. The ioSafe 216 is designed and assembled by ioSafe in California – a data storage company with a vision…

D-Link Shines A Spotlight On New Connected Solutions at MWC 2017

D-Link Shines A Spotlight On New Connected Solutions at MWC 2017

D-Link, will preview its latest range of Smart Home and Smart City products at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, focusing on the theme ‘Connect to More.’ D-Link’s solutions will cover a wide range of modern connectivity solutions – from high-speed M2M routers and in-car LTE hotspots, to smart sensors and D-Link’s new Covr Whole Home Wi-Fi system. In the evolving digital world, D-Link’s innovative products help to improve businesses, customer experience, and lifestyles. “Mobile World Congress is an extraordinary opportunity for us to interact with our customers and partners…

With 7.3 billion connected devices predicted by 2020, businesses must get secure, says Samsung

With 7.3 billion connected devices predicted by 2020, businesses must get secure, says Samsung

A new report commissioned by Samsung which examines the impact that changes in society and technology will have upon the future of the workplace, reveals the stark challenge faced by businesses to create safe and secure ‘smart offices’ in a brave new working world – the ‘Open Economy’. With an estimated 7.3 billion connected IoT devices by 2020[1], the need to secure every individual device will become critical. This new Open Economy will be characterised by a deep cooperation with freelance workers, routine embedding of startup driven innovation and a…

A look at the Y-Cam Protect Alarm System

A look at the Y-Cam Protect Alarm System

Featuring a Triple Layer level of protection, Smart Home Security System is an Internet-connected smart alarm for £150. With compatibility with Android and Apple devices, you can monitor the system whilst on the go utilising smartphone applications. Instant alert notificationsEasy wire-free sensor setup SIM card and data included (Y-cam Plus required) 8 hour battery backup Internal Siren Access from anywhere on your smartphone 24/7 line monitoring (Y-cam Plus required) Expandable system

5 tech tends to fly in 2017

5 tech tends to fly in 2017

With 2017 well upon on us it’s time to take a look at what’s set to be the next big thing in the tech world. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast or just after a nifty gadget, Holger Engelbrecht, Product Manager of Home & Security, and Tools of reichelt.co.uk gives the lowdown on some of the big trends that will be coming our way… Storage breakthrough with SSDs Ever heard of 3D Nand Flash technology? It’s the latest range in SSDs and many of the big tech giants will be rolling…