The arrival of 5G technology is underway as testing begins in earnest and Manchester by Vodafone.
Power over Wi-Fi, range extenders and Wi-Fi Extenders are all ways to allow you to get a signal where you may not be able to do so normally, here an offering from Devolo called Magic 2 to allow places that otherwise would need a carrier pigeon to get information in or out help to allow you to stay in touch. Be it loft or basement you can now have connection.
While most will know Brando for ‘Everything USB’ they do have other items in their portfolio and here is one a Weather Station complete with an external measure and a plus point over lots of others the internal unit can be both wireless and wired.
This small unit can work with Alexa should you wish. It is both a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth speaker. It becomes an ideal desk accompaniment and for someone like me that is a poor speller it can get you out of a hole when Microsoft Word fails to correct it for me.
Well known as a home networking specialist, Devolo has recently updated its solution to curing the problem caused by a weak WiFi performance. This product, offering WiFi anywhere in the home, is the company’s dLAN 1200+ WiFi ac Starter Kit.
When turning your home into a Smart environment, a Home Control Starter Pack, such as the product developed by Devolo, could be an appropriate route to take when enhancing certain features
Looking to add some extra power to a home network you might want to consider the Armor Z2.
Are you sitting comfortably? Then let me tell you a story to help ease your journey on the road to slumber.
Where Wi-Fi cannot reach there is an alternative to a very long Ethernet lead and that is using power sockets to transfer the signals. Providing the router and the external point are on the same ring main you can get a strong signal it could be your basement, loft or garage.
Early in the summer I told you about what Qobuz expected and now after a few months of regular use I can tell you about what I have experienced, and, also what a rare answer from Qobuz has had to say to some of my concerns.
This is a small flat circular device that you talk to – and it can talk back – it can also give you information and even play music from a range of sources. Other joys it can tell you time and set alarms to wake you so ‘Alexa’ from Amazon is here.
This is a Bluetooth tube speaker with bright green ends all round speakers and black rubber sides. None of that really matters as turn it on to a music source of your choice and marvel at the sounds coming from the unit then play the same music through your Notebooks speakers, it’s no contest this unit from Braven is a winner.
With a model number that has a binary feel, this next product offers dual speaker connectivity.
It’s been a couple of years since I have been offered a Roberts DAB radio to review. While I have looked at offerings from other manufacturers the Roberts units have not been available. This I assume was down to the excellent PR lady I have been in contact with for some years moving on.
After a number of in-ear products, this next listening device is of the over-the-ear offering.
Just how smart is smart? Your home may contain any number of devices that claim to be smart but do you really trust them to respond in an appropriate manner when they receive instructions, especially when the instructions emanate remotely from an outside source not under your control. It could happen.
At the flick of a button or press of a finger, you can automate different tasks that make up your everyday life using this next product.
This is a small Mono DAB/FM from Alba a budget brand now sold by Argos. So what can you expect without having to spend that much money? The first surprise for me was that it is both mains and battery operated so immediately a plus.
Recently available from Vodafone is a small Bluetooth speaker.
Carrying a WiFi hotspot is your pocket is made possible by this next device.
As part of Edifier’s extensive range of speaker products, the company’s MP700 model features a retro look.
News has just filtered through regarding a new wireless speaker system soon to be made available. This is the innovatively named BeoSound Shape product which promises to combine high quality sound with a unique customisable design concept suitable for different environments.
Adding to the range of wearable devices is news of a new type of headphones coming from Australia.
NETGEAR continues to develop its Arlo home security systems with the release of its Pro product.
Adding to its range of speakers, Edifier has delivered a Bluetooth portable speaker with microSD capability.
As your most expensive possession, your home can be vulnerable unless securely protected.
While the majority of Smart Home devices I get to look at tend to concentrate their functionality on the various aspects of home security, a new offering from Netatmo is more concerned with health issues. This product is the appropriately entitled Healthy Home Coach.
Offering to light up the issue of home security is a product from Sengled.
It is time for a “bit” of music with this next product from Polk Boom.
It is cylindrical, comes in a choice of colours and provides a Bluetooth experience in the round and it has been developed by Edifier.