LG TurboWash FWV796STSE
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LG TurboWash FWV796STSE

A well-built washer dryer with plenty of smart features, the LG TurboWash FWV796STSE is a capable all-in-one. Pros Excellent build quality Very quiet Thorough clothes drying Good stain removale Cons Amazon Alexa Dash reordering not that useful Relatively high running costs Availability UKRRP: £669 USARRP: $ EuropeRRP: € CanadaRRP: CA$ AustraliaRRP: AU$ Key Features CapacityThis Read more

SwitchBot Curtain
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SwitchBot Curtain

Availability Introduction As smart as our homes have become, most of us still have to get up to close (or open) our curtains, since motorised rails are expensive and can be difficult to fit. However, the SwitchBot Curtain provides a simple upgrade that turns your dumb curtains into smart ones in a matter of minutes. Read more

Hive HomeShield
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Hive HomeShield

Introduction Although starting out in the area of heating, Hive has expanded its offering to include a range of devices from security cameras to smart lighting. With Hive HomeShield, the company adds home security into the mix. A subscription service, HomeShield only provides the full range of features if you pay monthly, and there’s no Read more

Hoover Steamjet Handy
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Hoover Steamjet Handy

The Steamjet Handy is Hoover’s follow-up to the small-but-mighty Steam Express handheld cleaner. The new model still packs the same pressure (in Wet Steam mode), but also has a less intense “refresh” setting, described as Dry Steam mode. In addition, the Steamjet Handy offers a more generous 5m cable and a specific refresh tool that Read more

Halo Capsule
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Halo Capsule

Most cordless vacuum cleaners follow roughly the same design, but the Halo Capsule is different. Rather than using a bagless design, it collects dirt in large 1.6-litre bags that you can simply remove and throw away once full. Plus, it’s built out of carbon fibre, so it’s light. Excellent cleaning and plenty of power on Read more

Senic Friends of Hue Smart Switch
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Senic Friends of Hue Smart Switch

As good as Philips Hue is and as smart as it is, there are times where it’s just easier to reach out and tap a button. Philips has its own range of light switches, but they’re not the most attractive; they’re quite plasticky. The Senic Friends of Hue Smart Switch is a smarter, nicer-looking switch Read more

Bosch Serie 8 WAX32LH9GB
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Bosch Serie 8 WAX32LH9GB

The smart app-controlled Bosch Serie 8 WAX32LH9GB is one of the company’s top-of-the line washing machines. Low running costs and decent stain removal make it a strong performer, but it loses out on some of the automatic features of its rivals and the app proved fiddly to set up. Bosch Serie 8 WAX32LH9GB design and Read more

Hoover H-Free 300
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Hoover H-Free 300

Not everyone needs a top-of-line, do everything cordless vacuum cleaner. For some, a cheaper, less powerful model will likely fulfil most needs. Step forward the Hoover H-Free 300, then: a well-priced cordless cleaner with a removable battery, pet tools and a great range of accessories. Designed to complement a regular plug-in vacuum cleaner, this cordless Read more

Samsung RB38T633ESA Review
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Samsung RB38T633ESA Review

For many, the Holy Grail of a good fridge freezer is a model that offers generous capacity on the inside but has a small footprint. The Samsung RB38T633ESA delivers just that thanks to its SpaceMax technology, which reduces the thickness of the fridge wall to provide more space inside. Able to fit into a regular-sized Read more

360 S7 Pro
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360 S7 Pro

One of the good things about the rate that technology improves is that budget and mid-range products increasingly gain features, but without it impacting price. The 360 S7 Pro is a case in point – a solid mid-range vacuum cleaner offering plenty of suction and proper LiDAR navigation. Add to this a basic mop feature, Read more