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smart home hub

How to Choose the Right Smart Home Hub

A smart home hub is essential if you want to get the most out of home automation. It enables you to connect together smart devices from different manufacturers and then create automation rules so that these smart devices will do something in response to an event happening on another smart...

router

What’s a Router and What Does it Do?

The router is the black box that sits quietly, but not necessarily invisibly, in your home unobtrusively giving you access to the Internet. Some of you won’t care how it does this, so long as it continues to sit there with its blinking lights serving up your entertainment, but for...

Almond 3 Smart Home WiFi System Now Shipping

We are proud to announce today that Almond 3 is now shipping and will be reaching our pre-order customers in the next few days.   Every time we make a new product we set ourselves the task of raising the bar by a whole bunch of notches, and we set...

CES 2017 Innovation Awards

Almond 3 Named a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree

Hi everyone, We are really happy to announce Almond 3 has been named a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree. This is our third major award of the year so far to go with Popular Science as a “Best of What’s New” award winner for 2016 and Gartner Cool Vendor Award...

WiFi password

The Definitive Guide to Finding your WiFi Password

We’ve all been there, that, “arghhhhh! What’s my router’s password?” moment. The fact is, if we follow all the suggested advice, then most of us will end up setting up a password which is impossible for mere mortals to remember. We then write it down and, because on that particular...

WiFi security

Why your WiFi Security Affects Everyone

If you still haven’t set up security for your WiFi network, on Friday 21st October 2016 there was a really good practical example why this is absolutely necessary. On that date, there was a highly orchestrated Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack which took down or at least severely slowed down,...