Open the door to your world with the new Yale Conexis™ L1 Smart Door Lock

Yale continues to be one of the only companies producing smart locks for the UK market, and they have expanded their product range with the more affordable  Conexis™ L1 smart door lock which is unlocked via your phone, key card or key tag. Unlike the more expensive Keyfree Connected there are no optional integrations such as Z-Wave, … Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Announced with Infinity Displays

Following the disastrous few months for Samsung, it is pretty important that their new flagship products are something special and ideally won’t explode. Samsung seems to have pulled all the stops out by creating a beautiful pair of phones using what they call infinity displays, which is a near bezel-free display. The S8 has a … Read more

1MORE E1001 Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones Review

1MORE are a completely new brand to me, but apparently, they are making some waves win the audio world with their affordable triple driver E1001 in-ear headphones. Priced at £99.99 they are still expensive compared to your standard cheap brand you might buy off Amazon, for example, the excellent but poorly built SoundMagic E10. Unlike … Read more

Alcatel POP 4 6-inch Review. Alcatel 7070X Android Phone

Alcatel has been producing budget phones for several years now, but they have remained largely off my radar. However, recently they were kind enough to send me a sample of the new Alcatel POP 4 6-inch which has a device specific name of 7070X. Alcatel appears to produce a huge number of phones catering for … Read more

SpotCam Sense Indoor Wireless CCTV and Environment Sensor Review

The SpotCam Sense is a full HD indoor surveillance camera that also monitors humidity, temperature, and light levels. Users can set their SpotCam to notify them if the temperature drops below or rises above a certain level, or if lights are turned on when no one should be home. Together with advanced motion and sound … Read more

Samsung unveils Bixby – Another Voice assistant like Alexa & Siri

With the success of Alexa, everyone wants to get in on the voice control action. Siri has been around for years, and I don’t know anyone that actually uses it. Google has Assistant, so now Samsung have released their own fully fledged assistant with Bixby. Bixby is supposed to be different though it’s meant to … Read more

New top FRITZ!Box models for DSL and cable – expanded FRITZ! wireless LAN with mesh convenience

AVM have announced details of the upcoming line-up of routers this year, the new lineup includes models with MIMO allowing them to achieve wireless speeds of 1,733 Mbit/s + 800 Mbit/s. The 2 new routers come in a more conservative design which will make them a bit more appealing to some. Press release as follows: The new top … Read more

Soma Smart Shades Bluetooth Blind Control Review

Philips Hue has been one of my favourite purchases in recent months, I love being able to control my lights remotely and have them on schedules. So the idea of being able to do the same with my blinds is very appealing and the Soma Smart Shades do that, for a relatively affordable price and … Read more

Mini-Review: AUKEY Extension Lead Power Strip

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Another review from one of our favourite accessories companies on Amazon. You can never have too many power strips, especially in my house. The AUKEY Extension Lead Power Strip is 4 sockets plus 4 USB strip making it a lot more appealing in modern households than basic power strips. … Read more

How Gamers Reacted to the Nintendo Switch Launch

“Loot of the day: Nintendo Switch” (CC BY 2.0) by whileimautomaton Finally, after months of hype, anticipation and speculation, the Nintendo Switch is available in shops to buy, released on the 3rd of March. There have been so many talking points around the new console, which adopts a hybrid model so players can play on a TV or … Read more