The humble car has come a long way since first gracing our roads over a century ago and it's far from unusual for many of the technological advances we enjoy in our day to day lives to find themselves inside our vehicles. It's therefore little surprise that the car is the next frontier when it comes to connected and smart technology. Whether we're talking about … [Read more...] about Smart Car Devices – The Ultimate Guide to Smart Vehicle Gear
Smart Home Control
Smart home control options alone range from traditional remotes and app-based interfaces on your smartphone or tablet through to voice control systems and smart speakers, but in every case the end goal is the same - simple, responsive, and effective control over all of your devices.
Belkin's smart home brand WeMo has established itself as one of, if not the leading name in the world of smart plugs and switches for home automation and control. Stepping in to fill the gap between traditional lighting and electronic devices, smart sockets and switches offer an affordable alternative to upgrading your bulbs to smart lighting equivalents in every room while … [Read more...] about Getting Started With WeMo – The Essential Guide to WeMo Devices
Smart home buttons are pretty much what they sound like, allowing for a tactile interface with your smart home devices that offers a level of flexibility beyond that of traditional switches or remotes. It may seem like the age of the fully automated smart home is looking to do away with the need for physical interfaces such as old-school switches or remote controllers in … [Read more...] about The Best Smart Home Buttons for One Touch Smart Home Control
If you're exploring the miniaturized smart speaker market right now, the chances are that you're either looking at Amazon's Echo Dot or Google's rival, the Home Mini as your next pocket-sized voice assistant. But what are the major differences between these two entry-level smart speakers and does one offer significantly more advantages over the other? In this guide, we've … [Read more...] about Google Home Mini vs Amazon Echo Dot – Which Compact Smart Speaker is Better?
Home automation is redefining what it means to build an intelligent smart home. From switching off the lights when no-one's in the room, to automatically setting the right temperature before you get home from work, the latest smart devices are making hands-free home automation a reality. In this guide, we’ve taken a look at the essentials to help you get started in … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Home Automation Guide for Beginners – 2020 Edition