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News There’s a new, festive addition to the Philips Hue range. The aptly named Festavia offers 250 colour-changing LEDs you can control from the Hue app. Feature The new smart home protocol is now official. Here are the benefits it will bring and how it affects smart devices you already own. News Nanoleaf has announced its first Matter-ready products: two bulbs and a light strip, which will go on sale next year.
News The first Matter-certified products are due to launch on 3 November. But what is Matter and what does it mean for smart home technology? Deal Shark's Stratos range has only just launched but you can already find some of the new corded and cordless cleaners on sale in the run-up to Black Friday. News The new Echo Dot 5 keeps the spherical design but improves sound quality and gets new features News Lidl's £45 heated clothes rack costs just 7p an hour to run and will keep you from having to use your tumble dryer. News Tech Advisor's 2022-2023 Awards highlight the best consumer tech across a range of categories, including phones, laptops, tablets, wearables, audiovisual, accessories, software, smart home and lifestyle. News Dyson's upcoming cordless cleaner, the Gen5detect, is more powerful, has new features and ditches the hated trigger. Feature Will it be a go-to appliance or just another piece of kitchen clutter? News Here's why you grab should Lidl's bargain light alarm while you can. And if you miss it, we've got an excellent, budget-friendly alternative Feature A combination of Mini-LED panel tech, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, Android TV, and an attractive price might make the XLED series a winner Updated Amazon's hardware event came and went, without a mention of an update to the fourth-generation Echo. News A free over-the-air update will turn Alexa devices into mesh Wi-Fi extenders as part of the Eero Built-in programme. News If you have an Amazon Echo Studio, you'll be getting spatial audio processing technology and more in a free update that Amazon will be rolling out News The Fire TV range goes big time with an upgraded Quantum Dot panel, presence sensor, ambient experience, Alexa widgets and more for $799 News The Halo Rise is a sleep tracker and light alarm rolled into one, but it's exclusive to the US for now News Set for release via a software update later this year, Fire TV's coming to the Echo Show 15 News The new Fire TV Cube comes with a more powerful processor, a HDMI-input port and 4K upscaling – and pre-orders are open from today
News Smeg x Veuve Clicquot limited-edition fridges will be available to buy from November in two sizes: the FAB10 and the FAB28