This cute USB charging hub turns into a bookend, goes on holiday

If you have a lot of phones, tablets and other rechargeable devices in your home, you’ve probably considered picking up a five or six-port charging hub. The idea makes a lot of sense — you can keep everything topped up in one place, without needing loads of individual chargers (and loads of plug sockets to put them in). Today, we’re looking at the I-Star 10.6A Charging Hub, a five port charging hub with a couple of fresh ideas that set it apart from the crowd.

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iLuv Aud Click: Alexa on an inexpensive smart home speaker

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is great — you can ask her questions, control your smart home appliances, play your favourite music and much more. As well as Amazon’s Fire tablets and Echo speakers, Alexa is also available on a new generation of smart Bluetooth speakers. Today we’re looking at one of these: the iLuv Aud Click. It’s just like Amazon’s Echo Bluetooth speaker, but it’s one third of the price at just £50. Let’s take a closer look!

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