Smart home – what does the future really hold?

So it’s been a little over 2 months since we welcomed the Google Home into the family. I’d say in terms of a smart gadget, it’s well presented and boasts a lot of interesting features in comparison to our Echo. However, we currently have Alexa in our living room and the Google Home has been…

Alexa – needed or novelty?

“Alexa, set a timer for 12 minutes”… “Alexa, turn the bedroom light on please”… “Alexa, flip a coin”. By now I am sure you will have heard about smart homes. They are an interesting technology front that has taken the world by storm. In my life I have mainly met 2 groups of people when…

Smart messaging – Google trying to compete for mobile time?

Communication has never been so quick. You unlock your mobile and you can text, use imessage, whatsapp, Facebook messenger, snapchat… the list goes on. Gone are the days of paying your £50 contract each month with the underlying worry of running out of call minutes or sms credit. I don’t know about you but I…