Install this new video doorbell to know which of your guests are arriving (and perhaps prep their favourite aperitif). Plus, with HD video recording and night vision viewable immediately from your phone, it offers extra security for when you’re off having fun elsewhere.
Arlo video doorbell, £179.99, arlo.com
Bang & Olufsen’s newest portable speaker not only comes with integrated Bluetooth and built-in Alexa, but the excellent call clarity from its three microphones means you can use it as a speaker on phone calls, when everyone wants to be a part of the convo.
Beosound A1, £200, bang-olufsen.com/en
Instant cameras are back in a big way, but we’re not ready to give up on looking good in snaps just yet. The new offering from Instax has six shooting modes (including Party Mode, natch), red eye reduction and brightness control.
Instax Mini 90 NEO Classic
camera in Brown, £123, amazon.co.uk
A truly portable smart light, the Hue Go has up to 18 hours of battery life. Choose whatever effect the mood requires using the app, and no matter what corner you end up canoodling in, you’ll have the perfect lighting.
Philips Hue portable light,
The Fire Stick has come on leaps and bounds with the new Cube. Use your voice to access Netflix to replay your favourite Selling Sunset moment for your mates, tell it to change the channel or ask Alexa to dim the lights, all from one sleek cuboid.