Secure your home on the hoof

Much as you might want to, you can’t be at home all the time. This leaves your abode open to all sorts of abuse from petty thieves, ne’er-

Much as you might want to, you can’t be at home all the time. This leaves your abode open to all sorts of abuse from petty thieves, ne’er-do-wells and knife-wielding squirrels. But fear not, for your mobile phone has added yet another string to its already stringy bow with RoamCon, a natty piece of software that lets you control your home from your phone.You have the powerYou can control lights, heating, locks, adjust security cameras and monitor smoke alarms, all using RoamCon’s intuitive mobile interface. There’s actually very little you can’t do. We really can’t think of anything, short of physically moving your home or the aforementioned market value enhancement, although that happens by itself these days. The system costs from £3000 to install and set up.Aside from its security credentials, you can always just use it as a very expensive practical joke. Picture the scene: your partner’s home alone, it’s late. You start buggering about with the lights. Then turn the heating off. A chill descends on the room. Partner thinks the house is haunted and hightails it out of there, never to return. Textbook.

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