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GE Launches C-Reach, A $50 Hub For Its Smart Lights

11/21/2017, Just like many home appliances companies, GE is no stranger to creating smart home products. The company has been putting out its C by GE smart light bulbs for a while now, and now it looks like GE has finally decided to launch a hub for them in the form...

iHome Launches HomeKit-Compatible Outdoor Smart Plug

11/16/2017, While there is an increasing number of smart home appliances that are finding their way onto the market, the number of “dumb” home appliances still outnumbers them. However we’ve seen how some companies have found ways around that, such as by...

LIFX Launches New HomeKit-Compatible LED Light Strips

11/15/2017, It has been about 3 years since Apple introduced HomeKit with iOS 8. While it wasn’t exactly launched with a lot of fanfare, slowly over the years we’re starting to see more companies adopt the SDK and make products that are compatible with it, such...

Ecobee’s Smart Thermostats Updated With Google Assistant Support

11/15/2017, Thanks to Google making Google Assistant available to third-party developers and hardware makers, we’ve seen various companies integrate the digital assistant into their products and services, similar to how we’re seeing Amazon’s Alexa integrated...

Ember Is Back With A New Temperature Controllable Ceramic Mug

11/13/2017, Last year you might recall a company called Ember that launched a smart coffee mug. This is a mug that allows users to control the temperature of the contents in the mug, meaning that you could technically keep your cup of coffee or tea hot all day (as...

Connected Sex Toy Bug Accidentally Records Intimate Sessions

11/10/2017, As our devices grow more connected with every release, it also introduces a new problem in form of security and privacy. This problem has recently manifested itself again in a post on Reddit where user tydoctor discovered that a connected sex toy by...

Netgear Announces Arlo Outdoor Smart Home Security Light

11/09/2017, When it comes to smart home security systems, there are many options to choose from. This ranges from smart home security cameras, motion sensors, doorbells, alarm systems, and more, and Netgear has recently announced a new addition to the already-growing...

Mellow Is A Smart Sous Vide That Keeps Your Food Fresh

11/09/2017, When it comes to sous vide machines for home use, there are plenty of options available to home cooks at the moment. For example there is the Anova sous vide, Joule, Sous Vide Supreme, and so on. However it looks like another company will be tossing their...

IKEA Adds HomeKit Support For Its Tradfri Smart Bulbs

11/01/2017, IKEA has definitely come a long way from being just a mere furniture maker. The company, probably best-known for its affordable home furnishings, has definitely been keeping up with the times and technology and have since expanded their offerings to...

Google Lists Devices That Have Google Home Support

11/01/2017, While smart and connected household appliances and gadgets aren’t new, there was one problem and that is uniting all of them under a single hub. Given that there are so many different manufacturers, it wouldn’t make sense for all of them to start...

This Nest Cam Competitor Will Only Cost You $20

10/24/2017, If you’re thinking of outfitting your home with a camera to monitor what goes on while you’re away, there’s a good chance that Nest Cam comes to mind. So far reviews of the Nest Cam have been largely favorable, but the only drawback is its price tag...

Connected Bakeware Will Tell You When Your Cake Is Ready

10/11/2017, How do you know when your cake is ready to come out of the oven? If you’ve baked long enough, chances are you’ll instinctively know when it is ready and when it might need a little more time. Of course there are also tools like a thermometer that can...

Philips Hue Retroactively Adds HomeKit Support To More Products

10/03/2017, When Apple launched its HomeKit platform, Philips was one of the companies that was quick to jump on board with support for some of their devices. The good news is that if you owned a Philips Hue device that did not have HomeKit support, a recent update...

IKEA’s Colored Smart Lightbulbs Are Now HomeKit Compatible

10/03/2017, Earlier this year, IKEA announced that they would be making its smart lighting system compatible with Apple’s HomeKit system, and an update pushed out in August did exactly that. However at that time only the white lightbulbs were compatible with...