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Samsung, Google and Amazon do battle for the smart home

Samsung, Google and Amazon do battle for the smart home

We've seen Samsung, Google and Amazon competing to be number one in the world of connected tech at CES 2018. Who will win?

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Amazon’s Echo Show spawns numerous imitators

Amazon’s Echo Show spawns numerous imitators

There's an influx of Amazon Echo Show competitors coming in 2018, but will these smart hubs with screens from LG, Lenovo and JBL built in be better?

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Philips Hue lights will react to your music and films

Philips Hue lights will react to your music and films

An update to Philips Hue bulbs means they will be able to change colour intuitively based on the movies you're watching and the music you're listening to.

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Four new robots that could help you at home

Four new robots that could help you at home

Robots are poised to be part of your household. Here are four that could be really useful, with features ranging from security to elderly care.

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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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