Review: UCam247-HDO, The Outdoor HD Wireless CCTV Camera

We featured UCam247’s impressive indoor camera back in our July round up of Top 5 Security Gadgets and this time we’ve got “hands on” with the company’s new outdoor camera, the UCam247-HDO. You can immediately tell from the camera’s build quality that the HDO is designed to survive our ever changing British weather. Indeed, the … Continue reading Review: UCam247-HDO, The Outdoor HD Wireless CCTV Camera

Top 5 Security Gadgets

Whether you’re going on holiday, sending your son or daughter away to university for the first time or simply concerned about your possessions being stolen, you most probably have some sort of security worry nagging away at the back of your mind. Fortunately whatever your fears there’s almost certainly a gadget to address them, here … Continue reading Top 5 Security Gadgets

C5 Childs Tracker Watch: Forget big brother, big mother is watching you

When children are little, it’s reasonably easy to keep your eye on them – you can attach them to a strap on both your wrists, strap them in a buggy, or hold on to their reins. Once they’re bigger, Take2Teq is offering a new solution in the form of the C5 Childs GSM GPS Tracker … Continue reading C5 Childs Tracker Watch: Forget big brother, big mother is watching you

Home Automation Future and Present: WiFi Lightbulbs, Speakers and Doorlocks

Are you ready for robotic lawnmowers, rechargeable cars and intelligent fridges? Well, we’re not quite there yet. But our homes are a lot smarter than they’ve ever been before, and with the rise of home automation systems they’re only going to get smarter. An automated home is all about saving your time; It’s about the … Continue reading Home Automation Future and Present: WiFi Lightbulbs, Speakers and Doorlocks

Parentsaround: Keep an eye on your kids online

One of the big worries for parents is what their children are doing online – what they’re viewing, who they’re talking to and so on. Once your kids hit a certain age, even with the best will in the world it’s hard to watch them every second, which is why a new multi-device parental control … Continue reading Parentsaround: Keep an eye on your kids online

Let the Right One In… An end to cold callers?

Hands up who isn’t fed up of door to door cold callers. At best a mildly irritating nuisance, and at worst a form of psychological bullying that can intimidate many people, door to door cold callers are one of the banes of modern life. In fact, I’m sad to report that complaints to Citizens Advice … Continue reading Let the Right One In… An end to cold callers?

HD PoE Outdoor Cloud Camera: Providing reassurance to the security paranoid!

When high levels of unemployment raises its ugly head an increase in crime usually follows. This depressing scenario can certainly be related to Britain at present, as according to the British Crime Survey report, in 2011 domestic burglaries were up 14%. As police warn homeowners to step up security due to the increasing number of … Continue reading HD PoE Outdoor Cloud Camera: Providing reassurance to the security paranoid!

IT’S MINE: Protect prized possessions

We’re bombarded with tips designed to help prevent us getting into sticky situations. No matter how hard we try, however, we’re all at risk of petty theft, bag snatching and similar crimes, especially in big cities. IT’S MINE TECHNOLOGY is a new start-up that arms consumers with another technology-based defense against crime and gives people … Continue reading IT’S MINE: Protect prized possessions