Yale Smart Safe & Smart Cabinet Lock Announced – The US also gets a Smart Delivery Box to stop Porch Pirates

Following on from the Yale Linus Smart Lock news, Yale have also expanded their product range with a variety of smart storage solutions. Basically, everything Yale is known for will eventually become smart. There are two new products for the UK and a Smart Delivery Box for the US. Yale Smart Delivery Box I feel … Read more

Best Mesh WiFi Routers with WiFi 6 for 2020 – 802.11ax mesh systems

With the main CES 2020 announcements out of the way, it now looks like WiFi 6 may finally get some traction in 2020. If you are considering buying a router or mesh system in the near future you should definitely think about investing in something that is WiFi 6 compatible making you as future proof … Read more

What is Wi-Fi EasyMesh, and what routers & mesh systems support it?

EasyMesh is a term that has popped up in a few product launches this year at CES, both Netgear and D-Link have new products featuring this standard, but what actually is it? What is Wi-Fi EasyMesh? The short and easy answer is Wi-Fi EasyMesh is a standard that allows Wi-Fi routers and mesh-systems devices to … Read more

MediaTek Dimensity 800 vs Dimensity 1000L & 1000 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G – MediaTek’s increasingly confusing SoC line-up compared

In the past, I have moaned about the mind-boggling number of Qualcomm chipsets launched, especially those chipsets that sit in the mid-range market. Even now, we currently have phones in production with the Snapdragon 710, SD712, SD730, SD73G, and the new SD765G, then there is also the standard SD765 but no phone uses that. Then … Read more

Blurams Launches Advanced Smart Doorbell with Free AI Facial Recognition for just $89.99.

I was previously impressed with the performance of the Blurams Outdoor Pro, the affordable camera is one of the few AI facial recognition cameras on the market and it was quite accurate, much better than standard motion detection. Blurams are now taking that tech and shoving it in a smart doorbell and to make things … Read more

Realme X50 5G vs Oppo Reno3 Pro Compared – Which is best?

We already know pretty much everything about the Realme X50 5G, but it has now been officially announced. Realme joins OPPO with a new upper mid-range 5G phone powered by the Snapdragon 765G. OPPO went a strange route launching two models, one with the new Mediatek Dimensity 1000L for the standard model, and the other … Read more

Netatmo Smart Door Lock vs Yale Conexis L1 vs Nuki Smart Lock 2.0 vs Danalock V3 – What is the best smart lock for UK euro lock multipoint uPVC doors

Netatmo Smart Door Lock vs Yale Conexis L1 vs Nuki Smart Lock 2.0 vs Danalock V3

Netatmo is the latest company to enter the smart lock market with the innovatively named Smart Door Lock and Keys. While there are a lot of products on the market, the big names such as August are designed for deadlocks only, but in the UK for our uPVC doors, we use multi-point locks with a … Read more

Ring launch Access Controller Pro for gates, lightbulbs and garden lights. Promises to be better with your privacy

Ring has had a string of bad publicity recently, so their CES product launch is somewhat tarnished. It has recently come to light, that Ring has been working with police to make it easier for them to access footage, and they are facing legal action for poor security and also a data breach. So as … Read more

Netgear expand mesh WiFi 6 range with EasyMesh compatible MK62 system, RAX50 router and EAX20 extender

Last year the range of WiFi 6 routers and mesh systems from Netgear were expensive, to say the least. At CES this year, it looks like WiFi 6 is dropping in price with several announcements including D-Links new range of affordable EasyMesh WiFi 6 routers. Netgear is also releasing much more affordable products, albeit a … Read more

CES: LIFX Smart Filament Bulb, Four-Gang Switch & 3. LIFX Z TV 360˚Kit launched

LIFX is expanding its smart lighting product range during CES 2020. LIFX Filament White In store: Spring 2020/ Target RRP: USD $29.99 The first product in the announcement is the new Filament White which allows you to have smart lights with vintage style Edison-type lights. LIFX will launch smokey, amber and clear glass versions, making … Read more

D-Link Announce Many EasyMesh Wi-Fi 6 Routers & COVR-X1872 Mesh System

Wi-Fi 6 has been off to a slow start, multiple routers were announced last year but Wi-Fi 6 modules for laptops and desktops did not become available until June with the Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 Module and later the Intel AX200. The cost of routers has been steep too, and when Netgear introduced Wi-Fi 6 … Read more

AMD Threadripper 3990X doubles the cores & L3 cache of 3970X with an overclocked EPYC 7702P. Charges you $3990

Remember when Intel HEDT CPUs cost thousands and the AMD Threadripper range was an affordable solution? The tide has now changed, but the AMD Threadripper 3990X does justify its cost by offering a specification far beyond anything within the consumer space and being a couple of grand cheaper than its EPYC 7702P counterpart. The EPYC … Read more

CES: Jabra Elite 45h headphones announced at an affordable £89.99

Along with the Elite Active 75t, Jabra has announced the new Elite 45h which are an affordable pair of over-the-head headphones priced at just £89.99. The Jabra Elite 45h, engineered to be the best-in-class on-ear wireless headphones. The headphones offer an incredibly long battery life of up to 40 hours on just one charge, with large … Read more