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D-Link launches Omna 180 Cam – First Apple HomeKit Enabled IP CCTV Camera

The Omna 180 Cam HD is a new Apple HomeKit enabled camera from D-Link. The Omna 180 Cam HD provides an easy way for users to monitor their home for extra peace of mind. Omna’s HomeKit integration allows users to be “always home” and includes advanced security features with end-to-end encryption and authentication between the […]

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New Yale Conexis L1 Smart Door Lock

The new Conexis L1 smart lock from Yale puts you fully in control of your door, allowing you to configure, control and unlock your home all from your smartphone via a Bluetooth low energy App. For ultimate peace of mind, you can create and send mobile keys to family and friends, and keep track of who comes and […]

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Video: The New Fibaro Z-Wave KeyFob

The new Fibaro KeyFob is a pocket seized Z-Wave Plus remote control that’s small enough to always be with you (7 cms x 3.8 cms) Each button can respond to 1, 2 or 3 clicks plus press and hold for a total of up to 30 different actions around your smart home. Check out the first video below for a […]

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Video: Brilliant Control is Cool New Smart Home Touchscreen Wall Mount Controller

Brilliant Control is cool new touchscreen wall mounted controller that’s compatible with Sonos, Nest, SmartThings, Ring and other smart home devices. Amazon Alexa is built in, so you can ask for news, sports, and weather from any room. You can also video intercom between Brilliant Control units which are available in 12 colours. It looks like […]

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Dream House Down to the Details: 101 Cool Ideas – Technical Tips, Tweaks & Tricks

Last year Patrick Littlehales showed us his Eco-heating systems with a twist. Now he’s published an ebook on building your dream home covering over 100 topics including low energy heating trends with implications for the eco-homes of the future… Your dream house – you know you have to get everything right first time but there will inevitably […]

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Video: Best New Smart Home Tech 2.0

Here’s a quick video from well known reviewer – UrAvgConsumer, showing his favourite new smart home tech…   Want More? – Follow us on Twitter, Like us on Facebook, or subscribe to our RSS feed. You can even get these news stories delivered via email, straight to your inbox every day.

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Review: Did I Return My Bragi Bluetooth Wireless ‘The Headphone’

Bragi are known for their incredibly successful $3.4m Kickstarter campaign that launched their original Dash wireless headphones back in 2014. However they are also known for over promising and under delivering with that product. The Headphone It looks like they’ve not learned much either judging by the release of their second line, the terribly named ‘The Headphone’. I originally […]

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7 Smart Home Videos from CES 2017

Here are a few interesting smart home tech videos from last weeks CES. It’s hard to find one that doesn’t feature Amazon Alexa and of course there’s that old favourite, the internet fridge. Grab a coffee and hit play.. Wired take a look at the 7 Hugs Smart Remote. An intuitive and simple solution to controlling […]

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Marmitek DoorGuard 470 – New Handsfree Colour LCD Video Intercom

Serial smart home innovators Marmitek have launched their latest product, the DoorGuard 470… The Marmitek DoorGuard 470 features a colour camera with a 100-degree wide angle lens, always giving you a clear view on visitors. You can even store a video of each visitor. The handsfree indoor unit lets you communicate with the person at your door without […]

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Video: Installing a Flush AV Backbox with Syncbox

We noticed a new product making a bit of a stir in the custom install world so we asked the makers to tell us a bit about – Syncbox… When companies are installing Syncbox we make sure that they take pride in doing so because making something look beautiful and elegant requires care and precision […]

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