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The best Amazon Alexa devices : Our pick of an ever-growing range of connected tech using Alexa Voice Service API

If there was a theme of CES 2017 it was Alexa-enabled smart tech. If Alexa hasn’t invaded your home yet, expect her to do so

Google Wifi Review: Meet mesh networking’s new star

PROS Easy to setup and manage Family-friendly features Solid mesh network performance Affordable for a mesh system CONS Performance doesn’t equal high-end routers at closer

Muzik One Review

Muzik CEO Jason Hardi started his headphone company back in 2013 to, as he puts it, “connect the world.” But even though he’s been showing

Samsung SmartThings review

PROS Simple-to-use app Incredibly flexible Powerful developer community CONS No easy way to disable alarm without the app or Presence Sensor Third-party integrations can be

ROOST SMART SMOKE ALARM REVIEW

HIGHS Detects four hazards: smoke, fire, carbon monoxide, and natural gas Less expensive than the competition Warns you before the battery dies LOWS Lacks some

Honeywell Lyric T6 review

PROS Geofencing works brilliantly Easy to use app HomeKit support provides voice control with Siri CONS Scheduling is inflexible Restrictive manual control when geofencing is

Luxafor Flag Review

The Pros Lights up to show your work status; Easy to use The Cons Your colleagues may not obey it; Can’t move between devices Verdict

Living with Google Home review

The Google Assistant has been bundled into the browser, added into Android, and squeezed into Android Wear: now, it’s getting a sleek object d’art for

Netatmo Presence review

PROS Clear camera day or night with a powerful light and night vision No subscription fees Specific triggers for recording and sending alerts Easy-to-use app

Hive Active Heating 2 review

OUR VERDICT Hive Active Heating is simple, stylish and smart. It’s easy to use and offers a great way to make your home smarter. And

Humax Eye review

PROS Small and compact design Decent video and image quality Easy-to-use app Free cloud storage CONS Switching on night-vision triggers motion detection Slow to access

Withings Home review

PROS Great build quality Subtle design 48-hours free recording Night vision Air quality monitor CONS Over sensitive sensors Expensive cloud recording Flaky apps KEY FEATURES

SpotCam HD Eva review : The security features are good, but the app isn’t

If you can overlook a few shortcomings in execution, Spotcam HD Eva offers solid security for the price. SpotCam is a relatively recent entrant in

Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

It didn’t take long for a tech company to copy Amazon Echo. Amazon’s voice-activated speaker is a critical success, and so it wasn’t too surprising

Crowdfund this : Wearable Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns to keep an eye on

If you’re looking for the most interesting wearable projects looking for funding on Kickstarter, Indiegogo or other crowdfunding platforms, you’ve come to the right place.

The Best iOS Apps You’re Not Using (But Should Be)

It’s not hard to find great lists of the best apps to load into your iPhone and iPad, if you want to load up on

Logitech Pop Review: A smarter button for the IoT

PROS Smart convenience of a programable button Hub means smartphone only needed for setup Expansion potential with Harmony Hub CONS Expensive for a switch Setup

Samsung SmartCam PT SNH-V6410PN review

PROS No subscriptions Motorised pan and tilt Night vision CONS No cloud storage App keeps losing connection Doesn’t always play nice with mobile networks No

Canary All-in-One Smart Home Security Camera review

PROS Excellent video quality Reliable notifications HomeHealth monitoring can be useful CONS Pricey subscription options No IFTTT or HomeKit No local storage KEY FEATURES Full

Siri vs. Alexa : Why Amazon Won Our 300-Question Showdown

I’m an Android girl who loves her iPad mini and her Amazon Echo. I also plan to be the first to bow before Skynet, once

Casio Smart Outdoor WSD-F10 review

With the Casio WSD-F10 Android Wear has come of age. The seamless transition between stock Google and Casio developed apps and sensors shows the power

Oco Security Camera Review

THE GOOD Public Access wizard for embedding camera feed on websites or social networks Few false alerts Flexible, easy-to-use scheduling Combined Live View/Timeline playback screen

Amazon Tap Review : Too Much Work

THE GOOD Smart and helpful Alexa smart assistant baked in Easy setup Works over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Wireless charging THE BAD Not hands-free like Echo

Kodak Video Monitor CFH-V20 Review

THE GOOD Smart Detection distinguishes between people and pets Clear, no-nonsense mobile app that’s easy to master Highly accessible, intelligent web portal interface Free lifetime

MyFox BU 4001 Security Camera Review

THE GOOD Unique automated privacy shutter Stylish design Convenient, intelligent Live View/Timeline playback screen Two levels of sharing with different permission settings THE BAD Limited

18 essential Jawbone tips : Get more from your Jawbone fitness band

It might be a bit quiet on the Jawbone front at the moment, but the the budget-friendly UP Move; its natural successor the UP2; the

Misfit Ray review : This reimagined tracker offers users more ways to wear

Like the Fitbit Alta, it’s hard (as a reviewer) to get excited about the Misfit Ray because it doesn’t offer much that’s genuinely new. That

Fossil Q Motion first look review : A sleek and discreet fashion fitness tracker

Fossil is showing off a new wearable device at SXSW this year, and this time it’s a fitness tracker called the Fossil Q Motion. Looking

Best apps for Android Wear: Download these top smartwatch apps now

With over 4,000 Android Wear apps available, there’s no excuse for settling for the default functionality that comes built into your Android Wear smartwatch. You

Misfit Shine 2 review

The Misfit Shine 2 is a decent step up from its predecessor with added smart notifications and vibration alerts, yet the fact that the company