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Find Out If You're Being Haunted Using Smart Home Security | The Companionist

Posted by Ben Verboeket on April 9, 2018


Boom! Crack! Thump! Ever walk down the hall in the dark and feel like someone is right behind you? There's one scientific theory that speaks to many a ghostly sighting. If correct it could mean that Cocoon home security system, like an actual Ghostbuster, could catch any ghouls or intruders haunting your home!

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Topics: Hacks, Home Security

4 Top Tech Tips for Going on Holiday | The Companionist

Posted by Ben Verboeket on March 29, 2018


The road trip season is upon us again! As we leave the office to madly pack the car it's important that we enjoy the company of our loved ones. Check out our tech tips below to make it as stress free as possible.


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Topics: Hacks, Holiday

Golf Tech to Lower your Handicap  | The Companionist

Posted by David Garthwaite on March 26, 2018

As the resident golfer at The Companionist and keen 14-handicapper who plays twice weekly, I've been looking for ways to improve my swing and get my handicap down into the single figures before winter. We all love a bit of digital assistance so I thought what better excuse to try out the latest in digital golf tracking systems; Game Golf.

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Topics: Hacks, Review

The Mavic Air is a content game changer | The Companionist

Posted by Steven Woodman on March 15, 2018

We’ve taken a look at the well-rounded newbie in all its glory and, while perhaps not suited to more demanding droneographers, the Mavic Air is still a plausible option for anyone wanting slick, hassle-free video content for social media.

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Topics: Insider, Review

Our Top Pick for a Bluetooth Tracker | The Companionist

Posted by Ben Verboeket on March 6, 2018


Ok so I think we've just found our best hope for finding the keys, the phone in the jacket pocket, the parked car, and possibly even my sanity. Say hello to the Nonda iHere 3 Bluetooth Tracker!

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Topics: Insider, Hacks

Cocoon wins Crowdcube's Product of the Year Award | The Companionist

Posted by Ben Verboeket on March 5, 2018



A big win for home security as Cocoon gets voted the Best Product at the Crowdcube Awards for 2018. It's an awesome accomplishement for Cocoon who were able to fund their way to success using the platform. The Product of the Year category was voted on by the public - so we should all be slapping ourselves on the back!

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Topics: Awards, Smart Home

Four clever ways to nail your Instagram feed | The Companionist

Posted by Steven Woodman on February 26, 2018

On a platform with over 800 million users, how do you make your profile stand out from the crowd?

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Topics: Hacks, Social Media

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