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Best smart switch 2017 UK: Control lights, fans, heaters, kettles, cookers, irons, straighteners and more from your phone

Which smart switch is best? What do smart switches do, and are they worth the money? We test five of the contenders: the Belkin WeMo Insight Switch, TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Elgato Eve Energy, Energenie Mi| Home Adapter Plus and the Efergy Ego. Also read our

At Britannia Windows, we have thought of everything to make your home as secure as possible.

Here are just a few components which will keep you safe; our key locking security handles are fitted as standard and available in a range of finishes, our internal glazing prevents the glass being removed from the outside and our multi-chambered PVCu frame is

LG to launch India specific products in home appliances

b Korean consumer electronics major LG plans to launch India specific products in the home appliances segment to strengthen its leadership position, while looking to enhance exports from the country. The company is also looking to increase the level of usage of local components

Philips’ new Hue sensor can detect when you’re moving and more

Philips has new Hue goodies for you, including one that detects movement. It’s actually not as creepy as it sounds. The company has announced more products for its Hue line of smart lights and accessories. The standout new gizmo is called Philips Hue Motion

Daewoo KOC9Q1T Combination Microwave Oven review

The controls could be clearer but the Daewoo KOC9Q1T delivered a good all-round performance at a low price Specifications Type – turntable or flatbed: Turntable, Dimensions: 305x513x410mm, Stated volume: 28l, Turntable diameter: 324mm,Stated power output: 900W,Convection oven/grill: Yes/Yes Daewoo used to be a massive

Best coffee machine 2016: Buying guide and top picks

We round up 2016’s best espresso machines, including manual, Nespresso and bean-to-cup, with prices from £90 to £1,159 Coffee has been making mornings more palatable since the 15th century, and in the intervening 500 years the humble coffee bean has spawned forth a huge

Flymo 1200R review: The robot that mows the lawn for you

Flymo’s 1200R is the most affordable robot lawnmower yet — and it’s pretty good at cutting grass, too It’s easy to see why robot lawnmowers haven’t yet hit the mainstream – they’re expensive. Early models cost up to £3,000, which is around ten times

The beginner’s guide to buying a drone: everything you need to know

If you’ve decided it’s time to get involved in the drone revolution but you’re not sure where to start then we’re here to help – here’s everything you need to know about the drones currently on the market and how you can spend your

BT Smart Hub wants to kill your home’s black spots

British Telecom has revealed its new BT Smart Hub, which will re-energise its Wi-Fi signal and make it the most powerful signal available in Britain compared to routers from other broadband providers. BT is aiming to offer a faster and broader service, with more

J House by Pitsou Kedem Architects

In this new project from our old friends Pitsou Kedem Architects, the entwinement between unique and dynamic architectural construct, the attractive and clever greenery and garden systems and the modern and trendy furnishing of the design compose an atmosphere of elegant and luxurious home.