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Belkin’s ‘Wemo Bridge’ Brings HomeKit Support

05/25/2017, Last year Belkin stated that they had no plans to support HomeKit, but recently the company has had a change of heart where they announced that they will be supporting HomeKit and would soon be unveiling a way in which they can do so with existing Wemo...

IKEA Updating Its Smart Lighting System To Be HomeKit Compatible

05/23/2017, Earlier this year it was reported that IKEA would be getting into the smart lighting game by launching their own smart lightbulbs. Given that existing solutions out there aren’t exactly cheap, IKEA’s solution should be an affordable answer to...

LG And GE To Add Support For Google Assistant In Their Appliances

05/18/2017, Google Assistant was originally designed to live on smartphones and the Google Home, but given how we’re starting to see home appliances starting to integrate Amazon’s Alexa AI, we guess it isn’t surprising to learn that both LG and GE have...

Belkin Changes Their Mind, Will Bring HomeKit Support To Wemo

05/16/2017, Last year Belkin announced that the company’s Wemo platform would not play nice with Apple’s HomeKit. The company claimed that this is due to a specific hardware component that would be impossible to introduce to existing devices, and it would require...

Element Fire TV Edition: Affordable 4K TV Powered By Amazon

05/16/2017, Element has launched a new line of 4K television called Fire TV Edition which runs on Amazon’s Fire TV software stack. It is essentially integrating an “Amazon Fire TV Box” into televisions, and although this new line of product is the first to be...

Samsung Expected To Unveil New Tizen OS For Home Appliances

05/16/2017, Samsung’s Tizen platform is typically viewed as a mobile operating system that is an alternative to iOs and Android devices out there, like the recently launched Samsung Z4. However it seems that Samsung has bigger plans for Tizen in the future, like...

New Philips Hue White Ambiance Lamps And Lights Announced

05/15/2017, When it comes to connected objects in the home, the Philips Hue lightbulbs are probably one of the more well-known ones. After all the ability to control your lights and also the color of your lights using your smartphone is pretty nifty, right? Now if...

Honeywell Announces Recall Of Its Fire Alarm Wireless Gateway

05/15/2017, Fire alarms are designed to do one thing and one thing only, which is to inform people in a building that a fire might be in progress, and that they should evacuate. However when companies get too fancy with their fire alarms and smoke detectors, that’s...

Google I/O 2017: What to Expect

05/12/2017, So far every year for the past few years without fail Google has hosted its annual Google I/O event, and this year the company is back with the 2017 version. Just like Microsoft’s BUILD conferences or Apple’s WWDC, Google I/O is mostly about software...

Lighthouse Is An AI-Powered Home Security Camera

05/12/2017, When it comes to security cameras for the home, there are quite a few that are available in the market today. For the most part they all pretty much do the same thing, which is provide a video feed to see who’s in your house, who’s at the door, and in...

Google Home Can Now Playback Relaxing Ambient Sounds

05/09/2017, Google Home is great for if you want to command it to do certain tasks for you, but what about during your downtime? Does that mean that Google Home becomes useless when you just want to relax? It seems that Google wants to ensure that Google Home is used...

Ecobee4 Smart Thermostat Now Available For Pre-Order

05/03/2017, When it comes to smart thermostats, there’s a good chance that Alphabet-owned Nest might be a company that comes to mind. However if you are looking for an alternative, you won’t have to look much further because ecobee has recently announced the...

US Homebuilder To Make HomeKit Standard In New Homes

05/03/2017, We’re sure that there is a future that Apple envisions in which its HomeKit will become the standard platform in which smart home appliances and gadgets are integrated with. While that probably won’t be happening anytime soon, Apple has scored...

The Friday Lock Is A Smart Lock With HomeKit Support

05/02/2017, Getting more “smart” components into homes these days is pretty common, and one of the more obvious changes we’ve seen people make to their homes comes in the form of smart locks. Basically these are locks that allow users to unlock their doors...