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How safe is your glass table?

Glass tables seem ideal for modern living — they take up less visual space. But what if your dining table or desk shatters?

Phone for security

It's National Home Security Month. As the clocks go back, we find ways to protect your home by phone.


The techie time savers we can't live without

From thermostats that allow you to control your heating wherever you are in the world to AGAs and kettles operated from your mobile device, these gadgets will see you breeze through the day with time to spare...

Design trends: techie gym kit

Turbo charge your weekly gym sessions - or walk a half marathon while typing away at your desk - with the latest hi-tech gadgets.

Design trends: space savers

The average new-build one-bedroom flat in London is smaller than a Tube carriage. These clever products let you enjoy all the latest mod cons even when space is at a premium.

Design trends: TV technology

The latest televisions and their accessories offer slim, space-saving and innovative technology that you can hide away - or give pride of place on a feature wall.

Design trends: LED lighting

New energy-saving LEDs are bright, flicker-free and versatile. No wonder they're inspiring lighting designers.

TVs for Olympics watching

For the TV event of the year, nay the decade, go for gold and catch every bit of the Olympic action with the latest high-definition and 3D TV sets

Design trends: work mates

The latest smart appliances make life easier — from steam-generator irons that help you do the job in half the time to robots that vacuum while you’re out at work