Smart homes

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Best baby monitor cameras for travel or the home
From low-cost to do-it-all systems, here are the best wireless, wifi and smartphone-connected options

Grace Holliday

10, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Invisible headphones to chameleon cars: standout tech from CES 2022
Mobile phone, TV, carmakers and other major players tout what’s new at the annual Las Vegas tech showcase

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

07, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Best mid-range wifi 6 mesh systems to solve broadband dead zones
Replacement routers put speedy wifi in every corner of the home for reliable work, video calls and films

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

07, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The smart toilet era is here! Are you ready to share your analprint with big tech?
Loo design has barely changed in 150 years – until now. Will people trade their privacy for the chance to find out exactly what is in their waste?

Emine Saner

23, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Amazon US customers have one week to opt out of mass wireless sharing
Critics raise transparency fears over plan to turn all smart home devices into ‘mesh network’

Alex Hern Technology editor

01, Jun, 2021 @2:55 PM

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Amazon’s Ring is the largest civilian surveillance network the US has ever seen | Lauren Bridges
One in 10 US police departments can now access videos from millions of privately owned home security cameras without a warrant

Lauren Bridges

18, May, 2021 @12:51 PM

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Echo Show 10 review: this rotating Alexa display follows you around
Novel motorised smart screen tracks your movements to keep facing you for media and video calls

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

30, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Google’s new smart display tracks your sleep using radar
Second-gen Nest Hub avoids the user needing to wear a bracelet or headband and acts as smart alarm

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

16, Mar, 2021 @1:08 PM

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Smart meter wrecked our boiler but E.ON won’t pay
We just wanted the money to pay to have the circuit board repaired

Miles Brignall

23, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Smart appliances may not be worth money in long run, warns Which?
If software is not kept up-to-date, items can lose functionality and become a security risk

Hilary Osborne

07, Jun, 2020 @11:01 PM

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'Hey Google, dim the lights': how smart home devices can save money
From energy-saving bulbs to leak detectors, smart tech offers many benefits at the touch of a button

Emma Lunn

02, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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How to stop your smart home spying on you
Everything in your smart home, from the lightbulbs to the thermostat, could be recording you or collecting data about you. What can you do to curb this intrusion?

Davey Winder

08, Mar, 2020 @1:00 PM

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