SwitchBot Expands Matter Support Across Almost All Products
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SwitchBot Expands Matter Support Across Almost All Products

SwitchBot has announced a significant upgrade to its product line, bringing Matter support to nearly all of its devices. This move aims to provide users with a more seamless and integrated smart home experience. Related Reviews SwitchBot Hub 2: The Gateway to Matter Compatibility Last year, SwitchBot took its first step into the Matter ecosystem…

Aqara Launches New Motion and Light Sensor P2 with Thread and Matter Support
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Aqara Launches New Motion and Light Sensor P2 with Thread and Matter Support

Aqara has announced the release of its latest product, the Motion and Light Sensor P2. This new generation motion sensor is built upon the Thread protocol and the industry-unifying Matter standard, offering seamless compatibility across various smart home platforms, including Amazon Alexa, Apple Home, Google Home, and Samsung SmartThings. The Motion and Light Sensor P2…

Philips Hue Floodlight Camera Review
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Philips Hue Floodlight Camera Review

The Philips Hue Floodlight Camera was announced at IFA 2023 as part of the Philips Hue Secure launch, along with three other cameras. It joins a growing number of floodlight cameras on the market, but its integration with the Philips Hue ecosystem sets it apart. As I am heavily invested in Philips Hue, I have…

Eufy Launches Flagship Omni S1 Pro Robotic Vacuum with Advanced Floor Washing and Self-Cleaning Capabilities
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Eufy Launches Flagship Omni S1 Pro Robotic Vacuum with Advanced Floor Washing and Self-Cleaning Capabilities

Anker subsidiary Eufy today announced the global launch of its new flagship robotic vacuum, the eufy Robot Vacuum Omni S1 Pro. The S1 Pro introduces several industry-leading features, including a revolutionary floor washing system, a compact all-in-one base station, and advanced obstacle avoidance technology. The Omni S1 Pro is currently available for pre-order through Kickstarter,…

Philips Hue and Samsung SmartThings Announce Partnership to Enhance Smart Home Lighting Control
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Philips Hue and Samsung SmartThings Announce Partnership to Enhance Smart Home Lighting Control

Signify, the company behind the popular Philips Hue smart lighting system, has announced a new partnership with Samsung SmartThings, a leading smart home platform. This collaboration aims to provide users with more seamless control over their Philips Hue smart lights through the SmartThings app and ecosystem. Related Content Expanded Philips Hue Functionality in SmartThings App…

Arlo Essential Outdoor Camera 2K (2nd Generation) Review – VMC3050
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Arlo Essential Outdoor Camera 2K (2nd Generation) Review – VMC3050

I have previously reviewed the excellent Arlo Essential and Essential XL outdoor wireless security cameras. Arlo has now released a second generation of its Essential range with four new products, including a second-generation version of the two Essential outdoor cameras, a 2K Essential Video Doorbell, and an Essential indoor camera. The Arlo Essential Outdoor Camera…

Arlo Launches New Essential Range with 2K Resolution and 4-in-1 Security Features
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Arlo Launches New Essential Range with 2K Resolution and 4-in-1 Security Features

Arlo has unveiled its latest Essential range in the UK, designed to meet the growing consumer demand for affordable yet comprehensive home security solutions. The new range boasts a variety of cutting-edge features, including 2K resolution for crystal-clear video quality and 4-in-1 security capabilities encompassing video recording, audio monitoring, motion detection, and deterrence. Related Reviews…

EZVIZ Launches EP3X Pro Solar Powered Dual Lens Video Doorbell with 32GB Storage in UK
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EZVIZ Launches EP3X Pro Solar Powered Dual Lens Video Doorbell with 32GB Storage in UK

EZVIZ has announced the UK launch of its first dual lens video doorbell, the EP3X Pro. This innovative doorbell offers advanced features including dual 2k and 1080p cameras, smart human and package detection, free built-in 32GB eMMC storage, solar charging, and integration with voice assistants. Dual Lens Design for Comprehensive Coverage The EP3X Pro is…

Nanoleaf Shapes Ultra Black Hexagons Review
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Nanoleaf Shapes Ultra Black Hexagons Review

Nanoleaf is a well-known brand in the smart lighting industry, and their Shapes Ultra Black Hexagons are one of their latest offerings. These light panels are designed to add a touch of elegance and sophistication to any room while providing customisable lighting options. Popular among gamers, I don’t think there is a product that can…

SpotCam Solo Pro Review – Wire-Free Surveillance Camera System
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SpotCam Solo Pro Review – Wire-Free Surveillance Camera System

I have previously reviewed the SpotCam Video Doorbell 2 and found it to be a good, affordable alternative to popular video doorbells such as Ring, Eufy and Arlo. Spotcam recently launched the SpotCam Solo Pro, which is a wireless camera system designed to compete with wireless surveillance cameras such as the Arlo Pro 5 and…

Botslab Video Doorbell 2 Pro Review – R811
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Botslab Video Doorbell 2 Pro Review – R811

Botslab is a new company to me. Looking at their Amazon store, they are relatively new to the market, with the Botslab S8 robot vacuum being listed for around 18 months. It appears they have recently launched a range of security cameras, with the Botslab Video Doorbell 2 Pro being their latest launch. I have…

Aqara Launches New Ceiling Light T1M with Colourful Gradient Ring
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Aqara Launches New Ceiling Light T1M with Colourful Gradient Ring

Aqara, a leading smart home solutions provider, has announced the launch of its latest smart lighting product – the Ceiling Light T1M. This new LED ceiling light fixture aims to provide both everyday and atmospheric illumination with its combination of tunable white light and a colourful gradient ring. Key Features Everyday and Atmospheric Lighting The…