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Harman Kardon Invoke Review: Cortana finds her voice

PROS Great sound quality for music 7 microphone array is accurate Cross-platform and cross-device sync is useful Solid set of launch features CONS No multi-user

Smart speakers – everything you need to know

2017 will be seen as the year of the smart speaker. But what is a smart speaker? And what does it do? We give you

Google Pixel 2 XL review: A conflicted second coming

Google stepped away from the Nexus family in 2016 and launched the Pixel smartphones, adopting the line of the previous Chromebook Pixeland Pixel C and presenting a Google-designed premium product.

Amazon Echo Dot v Google Home Mini: The affordable smart speaker brouhaha

Which impulse-buy speaker is for you? For the longest time, the only affordable way to get into the smart home game was to lean onto

August Doorbell Cam Pro Review

PROS Sturdy hardware that’s straightforward to install Floodlight is effective Integrates well with other August devices CONS Requires existing doorbell wiring No Apple HomeKit support

Vivint Smart Home review

The Good: Vivint offers a wide array of products that are all compatible with Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant and controlled via the Vivint app. The

And finally: The Apple Watch could soon monitor your blood pressure

That’s right, it’s time for And finally — your chance to look back on the lighter wearable tech stories from the past seven days. Not only did we see

Google Pixelbook hands-on review

Key Features Review Price: £999/$1,328 12.3-inch QHD display Chrome OS Seventh gen i5 and i7 options Up to 512GB SSD storage 8-16GB RAM 2x USB

The best smart security cameras and systems for your home

Protect your home and family with these connected digital watchers The smart home brings with it more than just voice assistants, smart lights and connected thermostats. Security is a big

Diesel On Full Guard review : Do Diesel’s unique ideas pay off?

The Full Guard has a lot of interesting new ideas about how we use our smartwatch. It wants to replicate the feeling of unique analog

Ring Protect vs Nest Secure: Home alarm showdown

Home security is one of the first places many smart home upgraders begin, and the past few weeks have had some high-profile entrants to the

Ring Video Doorbell 2 review: A doorbell for the connected generation

Ring is the trend-setter and market leader in smart, connected video doorbells. Not only do such devices provide the ability to communicate with delivery drivers

Nest Hello vs Ring Video Doorbell vs Doorbell 2 vs Doorbell Pro: What’s the difference?

Nest announced it will be bringing out a video doorbell at some point in 2018, called Hello. The company already offers various smart home devices including its

And finally: Apple Watch Series 3 is selling faster than expected

The odds and ends of the week In the wake of Apple’s big week, we got a whole bunch of new product revelations – both

Nest Hello video doorbell preview: At last, a valid competitor to Ring

Nest has announced a competitor to the Ring video doorbell in the form of the Nest Hello. The new doorbell, which will be available in 2018 in

Nest Secure hands-on plus Nest Hello, Cam IQ Outdoor

Nest has done a solid job of filling in gaps in the company’s connected home and security line-up today, unveiling Nest Secure, the Nest Hello

Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017) Review

Key Features Review Price: £169.00/$253.5 Hands-free Alexa Android with Fire OS 5 1080p screen What is the Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017)? This is an

Flic Smart Button Review

Pros Simple setup Easy navigation Good design Flexible functionality Cons Temperamental functionality Key Features Review Price: £30/$45 Three programmable commands Weather-resistant New functionality added monthly

5 things Fitbit still needs to get ready before the Ionic launch

Time is ticking pre-October release Fitbit’s first smartwatch is official and if you haven’t done already, you can read what we think about the Fitbit Ionichaving spent

Logitech Circle 2 review: The best home security camera?

We were so impressed with the first Logitch Circle camera – which is included in our list of best indoor smart home cameras – that we

Best Android Wear 2.0 apps: Don’t miss these essential downloads

Supercharge your wrist with this selection of must-have apps With Android Wear 2.0 now well and truly out the gate, downloading the best apps can transform your

Hive Camera review: Worth adding to your smart home?

THE GOOD Easy to use Reliable connection Feature-packed THE BAD Slow setup Big Brother is watching The Hive Camera is the latest accessory for the

Netgear Arlo review: Keeping a close eye on home

The inevitable deluge of smart home devices has covered three main categories: lighting, heating and home cameras. Whether you’re looking for a security system, or just a

Nest vs Hive: Which is the best smart thermostat?

NEST VS HIVE – WHICH SMART THERMOSTAT SHOULD YOU BUY? Nest and Hive are the two most high-profile smart thermostats for anyone looking to heat

Apple watchOS v Samsung Tizen: Battle of the smartwatch platforms

From app support to fitness, we see how the two operating systems match up Apple versus Samsung. These two tech giants have been fighting it

Asus ROG Zephyrus Review

The Pros Sexy, lightweight chassis; Innovative cooling system; Stunning Nvidia G-Sync display; Impressive gaming and overall performance; Runs cool when gaming; The Cons Subpar battery

eero 2nd-gen Review (2017): Mesh network’s star raises its game

PROS Speed increase over 1st-gen eero Option for family filtering and malware protection Easy setup and configuration CONS Still not a cheap router system eero

Nest Cam IQ Review: Impressive face-recognition comes at a price

PROS Excellent video quality Zooming and enhance features really work Facial recognition is fast and accurate Polished setup and app experience CONS Camera is expensive

Amazon Echo Show Review: Alexa’s screen shows promise

PROS Alexa is as useful as ever Hardware is solid and soberly handsome Touchscreen-enabled apps show some promise CONS Short list of touchscreen-enabled 3rd-party Skills

SpotCam Sense review

PROS Solid motion detection IFTTT support is great for tinkerers Temperature sensor is useful CONS No local storage Weak mic Geofencing isn’t built-in KEY FEATURES