Smart Home Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by Alan Martin on October 12, 2016

This is why you don’t want a Wi-Fi kettle

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Posted by Alan Martin on October 10, 2016

Lady Gaga tracks leak through blabbermouth Amazon Echo

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Posted by William Stanton on October 3, 2016

Amazon Echo review: Amazon’s smart speaker now has a smaller, fatter sibling

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Posted by Alan Martin on September 28, 2016

Honeywell’s new smart thermostat will heat your house when you’re heading home

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Posted by Jonathan Bray on September 23, 2016

Tefal Cook4Me Connect review: Is this the smart cooker you’ve been looking for?

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Posted by Alan Martin on September 14, 2016

Amazon Echo and Echo Dot review (hands-on): A really good listener

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Posted by Jonathan Bray on July 22, 2016

Y-cam Evo review: Smaller, cheaper, better than Nest Cam

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on June 28, 2016

Google’s new lyrics search makes homemade karaoke that bit easier

Posted by Heather on April 19, 2016

How to Display Your Pictures on TV with Chromecast

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Posted by Heather on April 12, 2016

How to Install Firefox on a Kindle Fire HDX

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 12, 2016

Tesco’s IFTTT setup makes your grocery shop 50% more geeky

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on March 30, 2016

The internet of useless things: Kuvée is a Wi-Fi-enabled wine bottle

Devolo Home Control Hub
Posted by Alphr on March 23, 2016

Devolo Home Control review: Smart home gear that’s not as clever as it should be

Plock writing clock Japan
Posted by William Stanton on February 27, 2016

Video: This Japanese writing clock is already a timeless classic

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Posted by Curtis Moldrich on February 16, 2016

WATCH: Nissan’s magical self-parking chairs keep offices tidy

Why the Internet of Things will change our lives - but in unexpected ways
Posted by Thomas McMullan on February 10, 2016

Intelligence chief admits Internet of Things can be used for government surveillance

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Posted by Curtis Moldrich on February 1, 2016

Forget a smartphone: Your voice is the key to the Internet of Things

Sky Q review: The future of TV isn’t cheap
Posted by William Stanton on January 25, 2016

Sky Q review: Everything you need to know

Hive 2 review: Thermostat unit
Posted by Jonathan Bray on December 7, 2015

Hive Active Heating 2 review: Smart, but not smart enough

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Posted by Christopher Phin on December 7, 2015

Withings Home review: Home monitoring made easy

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Posted by Ian Betteridge on November 26, 2015

This 1967 video predicted Amazon, NestCam, online banking and the future of the PC

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Posted by Christopher Phin on November 23, 2015

Philips Hue Go review: Let there be light

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Posted by Alan Martin on November 23, 2015

Google Glass finds a home in the operating theatre

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Posted by Christopher Phin on November 23, 2015

Smart home technology: How to build the perfect high-tech home

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Posted by William Stanton on August 27, 2015

Amazon Dash button hacks: 6 ways to build your own low-cost connected home

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Posted by Alan Martin on August 20, 2015

Nest Protect 2 review: literally a life-saver

Nest Cam review: Camera housing
Posted by Jonathan Bray on July 29, 2015

Nest Cam review: Keep an eye on your home

Nest Cam
Posted by David Court on June 17, 2015

Nest announces Nest Cam and updates Nest Protect

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on June 12, 2015

Nest is releasing a Brillo-powered connected security camera next week

Dropcam
Posted by Nicole Kobie on June 23, 2014

Google’s Nest buys home-watching camera Dropcam

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Posted by Jane McCallion on May 27, 2014

Apple to debut smart home system at WWDC

heartbleed
Posted by Nicole Kobie on April 10, 2014

Heartbleed coder: bug in OpenSSL was an honest mistake

Nest
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on April 4, 2014

Nest smoke alarm “can be switched off accidentally”

Windows RAM Disk
Posted by Jim Tanous on January 24, 2014

How to Create a 10 GB/s RAM Disk in Windows

Facebook Home
Posted by William Stanton on April 5, 2013

Facebook Home gives Google another Android headache

Philips hue
Posted by Barry Collins on December 10, 2012

Philips hue review

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Posted by William Stanton on April 27, 2012

Create your own smart home

LiveScribe Echo Smartpen
Posted by David Bayon on July 28, 2010

Livescribe Echo Smartpen review

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Posted by Barry Collins on June 11, 2010

Google kills photo homepage after 14 hours

Posted by Steve Malone on October 7, 2009

Google intros widget home page customisation

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Posted by Simon Aughton on October 7, 2009

Thunderbird to fly the nest

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Posted by Stuart Turton on October 7, 2009

New “all-in-one” echoes Amiga

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Posted by Barry Collins on October 7, 2009

Nokia unveils “world’s thinnest” QWERTY smartphone

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Posted by Ian Parsons on October 7, 2009

Acronis True Image Echo Enterprise Server review