Buyer’s Guide: Only in the smartest homes

One of the fastest-growing areas of consumer technology right now is home automation devices. From smart speakers to security cameras and heating controllers, Stephen Errity has rounded up a selection of devices to make your home life easier.

Google Nest indoor camera: this month’s star buy

Google Nest Cam indoor - STAR BUY

Price: €199.99 (Google Store Ireland)

Launched in October, the second-generation indoor wired Nest Cam promises to help you keep track of what’s going on inside your home, as well as matching with unique interior decor. It has an adaptable design for tabletops or walls, and comes in four colours: Snow, Linen, Fog and Sand with maple wood base.

It boasts 10 times more machine-learning power than the previous ...