Category Archives: GADGETS

A selection of gadgets and tech that could be used to enhance personal or home security.

July 13

LaCie Porsche Design Solid State Drive

The regular backing up of files is one of the most basic tenets of protecting data against loss or corruption, but is still a practice many of us seem to overlook until some kind of nosebleed-inducing failure occurs. For those who want to get into the habit of taking back-ups – or simply want to […]

Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Camera Feature Image June 06

Dropcam Pro Wireless Camera

Whether you’ve got a business, property or shiny new car you’d like to keep a watchful eye on, technology has been making this peace of mind ever more attainable with the evolution of wireless video cameras. The Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Camera comes equipped with a raft of features that make for both ease of […]

May 05

Philips Hue Wireless Lighting

If you’re the type who travels frequently and frets over an empty looking household appealing to thieves, then this luminous contribution to the “internet of things” may be of interest. Bulbs in the Philips Hue Wireless Lighting set can be switched on and off manually or at preset times throughout the day using the downloadable Hue app, which […]

Safeplug feature image April 13


  Words like “privacy”, “anonymity” and “internet” are frequently found bundled together in the same sentence these days – and they’re often underscored by an emotive tone. With details as basic as an IP address able to reveal physical location with surprising accuracy, privacy has become a hot topic, concerning everyone from security gurus to complete […]

Samsonite Luggage Delegate Li Aluminum Attache Computer Bag Feature Image March 20

Samsonite Aluminum Attache Computer Bag

Style and security can quite literally go hand in hand with this Samsonite Attache Computer Bag. This rather smart piece of luggage comes wrapped in a sleek gunmetal grey aluminum exterior; a material renowned for its lightweight yet strong properties. Once opened, the bag offers up a nicely contrasted black padded interior complete with restraint straps […]

BARSKA Biometric Safe Feature Image March 08

BARSKA Biometric Safe

Lets face it. If you need to keep valuables secured in a safe but access them quickly, having to fumble with a conventional rotary combination lock or a set of keys could be embarrassing, inconvenient or downright dangerous depending on the situation. The BARSKA Biometric Safe provides an effortless solution to this problem through use of […]

February 22

Nest Protect

Smoke alarms are undoubtedly one of the most important appliances you can buy for a safe household, but for a long time they’ve remained somewhat dull grey boxes rarely given a second thought except when its time to change the battery. The Nest Protect Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm challenges this status quo by introducing a […]

Revolve Smart Home Automation System Feature Image February 02

Revolv Smart Home Automation Solution

The rapidly-expanding “internet of things” is ushering in an exciting era of hi-tech households that are coming alive with wirelessly controllable devices such as lights, thermostats, speakers, smoke detectors and locks. However, one possible snag with developing a collection of such domestic gadgets is having to control them all separately using a variety of software […]

Silo Mesh Card Feature Image January 17

Silo Mesh Card

In cases where wallets or purses have insidiously grown to pocket bursting proportions, adopting the Silo Mesh Card may make for a refreshing change. This stylish titanium pocket accessory acts as an all-in-one streamlined wallet, smartphone stand, and bottle-opener that would do MacGyver proud. The Mesh Card isn’t just about cracking open beers and preserving the […]

Kwikset Kevo Bluetooth Deadbolt December 26

Kevo Bluetooth Enabled Deadbolt Lock

Are you a fan of the keyless stop-start technology found in many modern cars? If so, you may be interested in the Kwikset Kevo Bluetooth Enabled Deadbolt, which takes the concept and applies it to the household lock. This hi-tech motorized deadbolt is operated by the proximity of a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone – for example, in […]