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Ikea Tradfri smart bulbs can now be controlled from your iPhone

Ikea Tradfri smart bulbs can now be controlled from your iPhone

Several months later than initially planned, Ikea has rolled out an update that lets you use Tradfri bulbs with Apple HomeKit and iPhones. Was it worth the wait?

LG’s SmartThinQ appliances left vulnerable to hacking

LG’s SmartThinQ appliances left vulnerable to hacking

A security flaw with the LG SmartThinQ mobile application left users of LG smart home appliances vulnerable to hacking, new research reveals.

Has Hoover designed the oven of the future?

Has Hoover designed the oven of the future?

The Hoover Vision smart oven has a full colour interactive touchscreen built into the door, and can connect to your phone via an app. Is this the future of cooking?

Is O2’s £17.50 a month smart home worth it?

Is O2’s £17.50 a month smart home worth it?

For between £15 and £17.50 O2 will install a package of smart devices in your home. We see if the plans are good value or if you should shop elsewhere.

76% of Brits are scared of the smart home

76% of Brits are scared of the smart home

A survey has found that 76% of people are fearful of smart tech. Are we right to be worried? Read our advice on the risks with smart home technology.

Google Home: a smart hub that sounds bad

Google Home: a smart hub that sounds bad

The Google Home does everything from controlling smart tech to ordering taxis. It can play music too, but once you've listened to it you'd rather it didn't.

Should you buy a Netatmo Weather Station?

Should you buy a Netatmo Weather Station?

If you're interested in monitoring your local environment, you may have come across the Netatmo Weather Station. But is it any good? We take a look in our first look review.

What can you do with an Alexa voice controlled TV?

What can you do with an Alexa voice controlled TV?

With Amazon's Alexa being integrated in to TV sets you don't even need a special remote for voice commands. Here's what you can do.

Is Hive’s £6 a month smart home plan worth it?

Is Hive’s £6 a month smart home plan worth it?

Would you pay £6 to get a smart home? We look at Hive's new Welcome Home Plan to see if its devices are any good and if £6 per month is a good deal.

The best smart devices for Google Home and Amazon Echo

The best smart devices for Google Home and Amazon Echo

We've found the best devices to make full use of the voice-control feature on Amazon Echo and Google Home smart hubs, from Nest thermostats to Wemo plugs.

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