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Seven smart home hub commands you can’t live without

Seven smart home hub commands you can’t live without

If you got a smart home hub this Christmas, we've rounded up some top commands to help you make the most of your new tech assistant.

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Y-Cam now charging for previously free cloud storage

Y-Cam now charging for previously free cloud storage

UK security company Y-Cam is facing consumer backlash over its plans to start charging for previously free cloud storage for its wireless security cameras.

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Is it safe to sell your smart home devices?

Is it safe to sell your smart home devices?

Tech trading website Swappa now lets you sell and buy smart home tech, from smart hubs such as the Amazon Echo to security cameras, but is this wise?

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Vodafone releases four new ‘internet of things’ devices

Vodafone releases four new ‘internet of things’ devices

Mobile phone provider Vodafone is getting into smart-home tech with the V-Auto, V-Bag and V-pet, designed to keep track of your most prized possessions.

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Apple HomePod delayed: three smart speakers to buy instead

Apple HomePod delayed: three smart speakers to buy instead

The Apple HomePod has been pushed from December into 2018, but there are still plenty of smart speakers to add to your Christmas list instead.

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Logitech Harmony Link to be killed off, all owners to receive free upgrade

Logitech Harmony Link to be killed off, all owners to receive free upgrade

Logitech is discontinuing its Harmony Link smart device on March 16 2018. After immense backlash it's now offering a free upgrade to everyone who owns one.

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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?

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Is the levitating Moon wireless security camera really revolutionary?

Is the levitating Moon wireless security camera really revolutionary?

The Moon by 1-Ring is a wireless security camera and smart hub in one with a unique ability to levitate, but how revolutionary are its other features?

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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.

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A quarter of UK households now contain a smart home device

A quarter of UK households now contain a smart home device

A quarter of UK households now contain a smart home device, such as a smart hub, speaker or wireless security camera, a new survey reveals.

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