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TP-Link’s Latest Mesh Router Is Also A Smart Home Hub

06/21/2018, For those new to smart home devices, how it connects to each other and to your phone is through a smart hub. This is a separate device that you’ll need to get and is also one of the problems with smart home devices as each brand would prefer if you got...

IKEA Teases Symfonisk Smart Speaker In Collaboration With Sonos

06/07/2018, IKEA, everyone’s favorite Swedish furniture maker, has been keeping up with the times in the past few years where they have been following certain tech trends and attempting to incorporate them into their lineup. For example we saw the company create...

Smart Speakers Expected To Be More Popular Than Wearables This Year

06/01/2018, Without a doubt smart speakers is the tech industry’s latest trend, where we’re seeing digital assistants such as Google Assistant and Siri move into devices that aren’t smartphones. In fact smart speakers appear to be so popular to the point where...


Philips Hue Sync App Now Available On Windows And Mac

06/01/2018, The Philips Hue lighting system is one that is probably known by many who are looking to make their homes smarter. For those who aren’t familiar, the Hue system consists of a series of light bulbs and light strips that can be remotely controlled via a...

Google Assistant Can Now Lock Schlage’s Smart Locks

05/29/2018, With there being several digital assistants in the market today, it’s not surprising that support for some of them might come later than others, if at all, but the good news is that if you own Schlage’s Sense Smart Deadbolt, the company has announced...

AT&T Takes On Amazon’s Dash Button With The LTE-M Button

05/20/2018, When Amazon first launched its Dash buttons, it almost seemed like an April Fools joke. However it seems that the Dash buttons have proven to be a success, allowing customers to order items at a press of a button without having to go through the process...

Arlo’s New Security Lights Will Help Deter Would-Be Intruders

05/15/2018, The darkness afforded by the night is sometimes what gives thieves and robbers a sense of security and confidence in that because it makes them harder to be seen, it makes committing crime a bit easier. Now if you live on a street that doesn’t have...

Amazon’s Alexa Can Now Unlock Yale’s Smart Locks

05/15/2018, The number of smart locks that Alexa can control is increasing. Just recently it was announced that Alexa can now control Schlage’s smart locks, but now Alexa users can add Yale to the list. Yale has recently announced that their smart locks will now...

Ring Doorbell Password Flaw Discovered

05/14/2018, As we’re starting to see more companies move into creating smart home gadgets, there also comes the question of security, such as how secure are these gadgets? Do they create more problems than they solve? Unfortunately for the Ring smart video...

Xiaomi’s Smart Home Devices Now Work With Google Assistant

05/13/2018, Xiaomi might not necessarily be the company you think of when it comes to smart home products, but given that the company makes all kinds of products ranging from smartphones, computer, air purifiers, humidifiers, and more, we suppose it’s not really a...

Schlage’s Smart Lock Now Plays Nicely With Amazon’s Alexa

05/10/2018, Due to the variety of smart home objects there are out there in the market, as well as the myriad of digital assistants, sometimes it can be confusing and a bit difficult to find the balance between a smart home object you want and also a digital...

August Releases New Auto-Connect Feature For Its Smart Locks

05/03/2018, If you are a user of August’s smart locks, you might be interested to learn that the company has recently issued an update for its smart locks where it will be gaining a new feature called Auto-Connect. What this feature does is that it automatically...

Google Assistant Is Compatible With Over 5,000 Smart Home Devices

05/03/2018, Google Assistant was recently found to be much better than its competitors like Siri and Alexa. The company has been working on improving the experience for users with the aim of enabling them to control all of the devices and appliances in their home...