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Welcome to The Wifi Pad

The Wifi Pad is our testing zone. If, like us, you’ve spent more hours than you care for, trawling through dozens of sites, comparing products and still being none the wiser about which will work best in YOUR home then The Wifi Pad is where you need to be.

The Wifi Pad is an actual home – in fact it’s two homes…our homes. Both of which come with actual people with busy lives, typical broadband connections (one with cable and one with regular broadband), high demand on the connection, and solid, signal-halting walls.

These homes are where we’ll be putting a steady stream of smart technology and wireless gadgets through their paces.

After all, most of you don’t live in laboratory conditions, you also live in real homes, with regular broadband connections, and things that interfere with your signal.

And we’re pretty sure it’s not just us who don’t have a qualified electrician tucked away at home, able to install any new technology without fear of electrocuting ourselves.

At The Wifi Pad you’ll be able to see regular reviews of smart technology including loads that’s brand new to the market.

But what exactly are we looking for in our reviews?

Our review criteria includes:

Ease of set-up
Effectiveness - how well does it do what it is meant to do?
Simplicity of use/app - is it easy to control? How good is the app?
Value for money - will you get enough bang for your buck?
And what we like to call the ‘home foot spa test’ also known as the ‘sandwich toaster effect’ - a.k.a. is this gadget actually going to make your life easier or will it have one test run and then live in a cupboard until it gets the jumble sale treatment?
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