Tado Launches New X Range of Smart Heating Products with Matter over Thread but not Compatible with older V3 products
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Tado Launches New X Range of Smart Heating Products with Matter over Thread but not Compatible with older V3 products

Yesterday, Tado announced the upcoming launch of its new Tado X range of products in the UK this September. The company aims to make smart heating more accessible to households across the country with its simplified setup, user-friendly features, and seamless integration with other smart home devices, thanks to the inclusion of Matter and Thread support. Related Articles The Tado X Product Range The full range of…

Tado Wireless Smart Thermostat V3+ Review – Including Smart Radiator Valves
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Tado Wireless Smart Thermostat V3+ Review – Including Smart Radiator Valves

Living in a large, old, inefficient home in the north of England, I have been a big fan of smart heating ever since it became available. My first experience was with the original Tado system back in 2014, but back then, they didn’t have the smart radiator valves, so I quickly jumped ship to Heat…

Tado Smart Radiator Thermostat Valve Review vs Aqara Smart Radiator Thermostat E1 Valve & Genius Hub Valve [Starter Kit V3+]
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Tado Smart Radiator Thermostat Valve Review vs Aqara Smart Radiator Thermostat E1 Valve & Genius Hub Valve [Starter Kit V3+]

Tado is a smart home heating company that offers intelligent thermostats and radiator valves to provide control over heating in each room of your home. I regularly recommend Tado because they seem to offer the best balance of performance, features and price. While I did use Tado in its early days, I switched to Genius…

Tado Smart Charging Solution launched for electric cars & claims to save €300 per year
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Tado Smart Charging Solution launched for electric cars & claims to save €300 per year

Following on from the Tado Heat Pump Connector announcement, Tado has also revealed another money-saving device in the form of the Tado Smart Charging app. This intelligent home charging solution leverages fluctuating electricity prices to optimise when your electric vehicle (EV) charges. By doing so, it promises an average annual saving of €300 on EV charging…

Tado Heat Pump Connector announced & claims to save €430 (27%)
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Tado Heat Pump Connector announced & claims to save €430 (27%)

Tado has broadened its product range with the launch of the Tado Heat Pump Connector and its accompanying app feature, Tado Balance Heat Pump. This innovative technology allows homeowners to manage their heat pumps in a smarter, more cost-effective manner. When paired with fluctuating hourly electricity rates, this system can slash annual heat pump electricity…

Tado V3+ Starter Kit & Wireless Temperature Sensor Launched – More accurate room temperature readings and control
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Tado V3+ Starter Kit & Wireless Temperature Sensor Launched – More accurate room temperature readings and control

I am a big fan of smart home heating, I reviewed the original Tado when it was launched, and I have been using Genius Hub in my home the past few years. Tado, or tado° if we want to use their Sunday name, has consistently upgraded both their hardware and software features consistently making them…

Radbot Review – Smart radiator valves without the cost of an expensive hub
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Radbot Review – Smart radiator valves without the cost of an expensive hub

I am a big fan of smart heating products, in particular, I love the zoned heating that Genius Hub offers, however it can get a bit pricey, with their 8x radiator kit costing £674.99 plus you have to replace the boiler controller which often requires expert help. While I am a fully-fledged tech geek and…

A Q&A for Smart Home Week which aims to raise smart home awareness from 21st – 27th May 2018

A Q&A for Smart Home Week which aims to raise smart home awareness from 21st – 27th May 2018

Smart Home Week is a collaborative effort by the leading brands in smart home technology to raise awareness and educate consumers about benefits and opportunities of living in a smart, connected way. It is in its second year and this year will take place from 21st – 27th May, it is backed by many of…

nCube Home Automation Controller Review
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nCube Home Automation Controller Review

Having previously reviewed the Devolo Home Control system, I was quite excited to try out a new controller called the nCube. This is a multi-protocol controller, allowing you to control devices that work on Z-Wave, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Lan. If you are not familiar with smart home controllers, they act as a central hub to…

Smart Homes: The future of the smart home and consumer opinion.
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Smart Homes: The future of the smart home and consumer opinion.

Recently, Barclays undertook a piece of research to identify attitudes toward smart home technology across the UK. This research has been carried out twice in the past two years showing how public opinion towards smart homes has changed over the past 2 years. The 2015 survey consisted of 4,370 adults and the 2017 survey was…

Genius Home Review : Smart Home Heating (Heat Genius Revision 3 2017)
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Genius Home Review : Smart Home Heating (Heat Genius Revision 3 2017)

At the start of this year, I reviewed the Heat Genius smart central heating system, and I loved it. At the time, it offered the best control for heating your entire house than any other product on the market due to the integration of smart radiator valves. It did have its quirks, though. The app…

Energenie MiHome Smart Home Automation Review

Energenie MiHome Smart Home Automation Review

Energenie were an unknown brand for me until a few days ago, but they are a relatively small company offering lighting and electrical based products. Their main range, and what I am reviewing today, is the Mi|Home home automation range of products. Similar to other home automation solutions Mi|Home requires a hub that connects to…

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