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…

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…

Guardian Soulmates hacked

Guardian Soulmates users are being targeted with sexually explicit spam emails after their data was leaked. The email addresses and Soulmates usernames were hacked by a third-party from online dating service which has been running since 2004. The security flaw has now been fixed, however the flaw made it possible to find Soulmates members’ online dating profiles publicly. No other personal information, including dates of birth or credit card details, was exposed in the data leak. Hiwot Mendahun, cybersecurity analyst at email security firm Mimecast, commented: “The Guardian Soulmates phishing attacks highlight how…

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

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 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

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

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, 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…