About five years ago I went to a conference where a most engaging Scandinavian talked about using your mobile phone to remotely control devices in your home. You could use it to switch the heating on so your house is warm before you get home. Close the garage door without either getting out of the car or having to remember where you left that other remote control thingie. Put a chicken in the oven then switch it on from the office so it's ready when you get in. Clever, I thought but isn't this just a rich man's toy? Hardly a must-have product.Download
It's been talked about for years but home networking is on the verge of becoming a mass-market proposition, argues Intermedia editor Martin Sims
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