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SMART HOME SURGERY

Q MARK BANFORD, SOMERSET

Following a recent accident I need more assistance around the house. Could any voice-activated gadgets help me with cooking and cleaning?

A BECCA CADDY REPLIES:

Absolutely, Mark, and it all begins with a smart speaker. The Amazon Echo (£89.99, ) enables you to control your connected home devices by speaking commands to Alexa, your very own AI assistant. You can also kit out other rooms with an Amazon Dot (£49.99, ) so that Alexa is never more than a few feet away. For cleaning, the Neato) is one of our favourite voice-controlled robot vacuum cleaners, thanks to its speed and navigational skills.

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