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Doorbell vision

It lets you see, speak to and hear whoever appears at your front door, but is Nest’s Hello the smart doorbell we’ve all been waiting for?
£329 with installation / stuff.tv/NestHello

Contrary to popular belief, video doorbells are nothing new. Yale released its own many years ago, displaying perfectly usable images of Jehovah’s Witnesses from inside the front door. The thing is, those who had one installed rarely used it. But that’s no reason to dismiss the idea out of hand.

Whether you’re vulnerable to questionable strangers, fed up of salesmen or even growing special herbs in the attic, you’re probably going to have a use for spying on whoever’s outside the front door. So why did doorbells like Yale’s flop? Most likely because they were limited on the features front.

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This months issue, we look at the best essentials to take with you on your hols, we also have a first look at the Sonos Beam soundbar, plus the latest TV from OLED masters LG and a first test of the Nest Hello smart doorbell.