Month: April 2020

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Amazon Echo Buds review: takes on AirPods with better sound, Bose noise cancelling, zero style

Amazon is in the business of selling things, and Amazon Echo Buds will sell like hot cakes, air conditioning in the East, and Supreme products on eBay. Amazon’s excellent value wireless speaker Echo Studio is one recent example of how competently it can make a quite premium-sounding device, but sell it for less than competitor […]

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Vizio 5.1.2 Dolby Atmos Soundbar (SB36512-F6) review: full 3D sound for a fraction of the price

Welcome to T3’s Vizio 5.1.2 Dolby Atmos Soundbar review. Vizio is a serious player when it comes to audio and video products, in fact it’s the second biggest manufacturer of TVs in the US, and the largest maker of soundbars, though it’s only recently making a big impact in other markets.  The arrival of the […]

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Lay-Z-Spa Milan Airjet Plus review: this inflatable hot-tub is perfect for summer AND has Alexa

You would think this Lay-Z-Spa Milan Airjet Plus review would be one of the more luxurious things we get to write, given the weather at the moment and how tempting the best hot tubs are. But I actually did most of the testing for this back when we were having whipping storms and non-stop rain, […]

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Sony releases a lightbulb that costs £200. Though it does double as a Bluetooth speaker

£200! For a lightbulb! We know, but this is no ordinary bulb. It doubles as a Bluetooth speaker, so you can have tunes trickle out of your light fittings. It’s a strange idea. Sony says it will let you play music in parts of your house where it’s difficult or impossible to install speakers. Can’t […]

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You can control this telly with your thoughts

Soon you won’t have to rummage down the back of the sofa to find the remote control. That’s because you’ll control your gogglebox with your thoughts, if this prototype is anything to go by. It’s called MindRDR TV, and it combines an EEG brainwave sensor with content from YouTube and BBC iPlayer. The headset features […]

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T3 Opinion: If we don’t save the BBC we’ll regret it forever

You’ve probably noticed that the BBC is under fairly constant attack these days. It’s easy to sound paranoid about this, but let’s be honest here, the right-leaning press doesn’t care for the BBC. Papers like the Daily Mail in particular find the existence of a publicly-funded broadcaster especially distasteful. The good news is that the […]

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Apple: HomeKit will definitely launch on time

Rest easy, fans of Apple andconnected home products: the brand is saying reports that its HomeKit platform is to be delayed until September are but a tissue of lies, put about by jealous makers of less splendid home connectivity frameworks. Phew. The home automation platform that was announced to considerable fanfare nearly a year ago […]

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EDF Energy, Netatmo and Philippe Starck bring French ooh-la-la to smart thermostats

EDF Energy has announced that it will makeHeatsmart – a Netatmo-made, Philippe Starck-designed smart thermostat – available for £199 in the UK. So, Heatsmart is made by Netatmo – French – designed by everyone’s favourite eccentric French CAD-wrangler Philippe Starck, and is being pushed in the UK by EDF Energy, a subsidiary of… Électricité de […]

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Open doors using your smartphone with Yale’s connected smart lock

It’s been available in the US for a while, but now Yale is bringing its Connected Smart Lock to the UK. What is a smart lock exactly? Well, put simply it allows you to open and close your front door using your smartphone. The intelligent little device does more than that, in fact, letting you […]

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Hands on with the Netatmo Welcome – the camera that recognises who you are

If you want to constantly monitor who enters and exits your home, theNetatmoWelcome could be the perfect product for you. T3 has had the intelligent camera set up for a while now, and these are our first impressions. Netatmofirst made an appearance in the connected home space with their Urban Weather Station, a set of […]

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