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Microsoft Unveils A Cortana-Powered Smart Thermostat

07/19/2017, When you think of smart thermostats, there’s a good chance that Nest comes to mind, and rightfully so considering who developed it (former Apple exec), and who currently owns it (Google’s parent company, Alphabet). However it seems that Microsoft...

Apple Offering Up HomeKit Experiences In Their Retail Store

07/13/2017, It is probably safe to assume that in the future, our homes will be equipped with smarter appliances that can communicate with each other, and can also be remotely controlled by our mobile devices. We’re starting to see this with light bulbs, fans, door...

The Aumi Mini Is A Smart Night Light With Notifications

06/28/2017, If you’re someone who uses a night light in their bedroom, maybe because you don’t want to stub your toe at the foot of bed when going to the bathroom in the middle of the night, perhaps you might want to consider making an upgrade to the Aumi Mini...

Google Home More Accurate Than Alexa At Answering Your Questions

06/26/2017, The launch of the first Amazon Echo was surprising in a couple of different ways. For starters a smart speaker with a virtual assistant was something not many people had expected Amazon to have been working on. Secondly the ease of use of the Echo and...

Apple And IKEA To Team Up For Augmented Reality Furniture App

06/19/2017, So it has always been a pretty well-known fact that Apple is interested in augmented reality, and that was made much clearer during WWDC when Apple announced ARKit that helps developers create AR-based apps for iOS devices. This is also why it doesn’t...

Dell S718QL Short-Throw 4K Laser Projector

06/13/2017, Dell has just launched a 4K short-throw projector that can display an 100 inches image at a 4-inch distance from a wall (a 9” distance yields a 130” image). Dell positions it as an ideal projector for business/productivity applications, but we are...

Logitech Circle 2 Home Security Camera Announced

06/13/2017, If you’re in the market for a home security camera, there are quite a few options out there that you can choose from, but if you like Logitech as a brand and if you’ve enjoyed the company’s products in the past, then you’ll be pleased to learn...

Qualcomm Mesh Network Reference Design at Computex

05/30/2017, Recently I have heard of many industry research projects which revealed that satisfactory WiFi connectivity remains of the of most common problems for the average user. It might be shocking at first, but problems such as range, line of sight and...

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...