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Amazon $10 Discount On First Alexa Prime Day Order

07/08/2016, From today until July 12, Amazon is giving an incentive for Alexa users to use and order something with the Amazon Echo voice-enabled assistant. By asking “Alexa, what are your Prime Day Deals?” users make themselves eligible for a $10 discount on...

LG & Volkswagen To Team Up For A Next-Gen Connected Car Platform

07/07/2016, These days we have cars that are becoming more connected, and we also have homes that are becoming increasingly connected. However we’ve never really had cars that could connect to homes, at least not until now where both LG and Volkswagen have...

Ilumi Launches Kickstarter Campaign For Its LED Smartstrip

07/07/2016, Several years ago we reported on a company called iLumi. The company had launched a connected LED light bulb then that was similar to the Philips Hue in the sense that users could control the device with a smartphone app and could also change its color...

IMAX Will Build A Theatre In Your Home For $400,000

06/29/2016, When it comes to movies and going to the cinema, there are many moviegoers who are more than happy with the standard that is being offered. However there are some who swear by IMAX and will only watch movies in IMAX. If you fall into the latter camp,...

Roost’s New Sensor Can Detect Wet Spots In Your Home

06/22/2016, If you’re going on holiday or if you have multiple properties that you’re trying to maintain, keeping abreast of things ensures that you won’t come home one day and discover that your basement has flooded because a pipe burst. However since we...

Nest’s CEO Tells Employees That They Are Not For Sale

06/09/2016, Last week Nest’s CEO and co-founder Tony Fadell announced that he would be leaving the company. The torch was passed to Marwan Fawaz who used to be the CEO at Motorola Home back in the day before he stripped down the company and sold it off. Given his...

FoldiMate Will Take The Hassle Out Of Folding Clothes

06/02/2016, Folding your clothes is a part of life, unless you’re the type that likes to walk around in wrinkled and crumple clothing items. Unfortunately it can take a while to fold especially if you haven’t done the laundry in a while, which can be tedious....

ASUS Zenbo Robot Will Control Your Home For You

05/30/2016, Controlling your home using technology isn’t new, although it seems that there is a rise in the offerings of such products these days. Now it looks like ASUS wants to throw their hat into the ring by announcing at Computex the ASUS Zenbo, which as you...

Philips Launches Hue White Ambiance HomeKit Compatible Bulbs

05/24/2016, If you’re looking for a way to make your home “smarter”, one of the ways to do so would be by installing smart light bulbs, and Philips’s Hue series of smart light bulbs are probably the most well-known. Apart from being able to control it via...

Google Home Launched With New Google Assistant Feature

05/18/2016, According to earlier rumors, it was suggested that Google had an Amazon Echo competitor in the works called Google Home, and sure enough the rumors were true. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai officially announced the device at I/O and even gave a nod at the...

This Device Will Turn Any Surface Into A Smart Surface

05/18/2016, These days there seems to be an abundance in devices that wants to turn your surface into more than just a surface. While a table might be good for books, computers, plates, and etc., we have noticed that there are efforts to make surfaces “smarter”,...

Amazon Has A New Dash Button That Can Do Anything You Want

05/16/2016, In case you weren’t familiar, Amazon had previously launched a series of Dash buttons which were initially thought to be an April Fool’s joke. However it turned out to be an actual product in which by pressing the button of a corresponding...

Nissan Takes On Tesla’s Powerwall With The xStorage

05/12/2016, Last year Tesla took the wraps off the Powerwall. This is essentially a battery designed for your home, meaning that in the event of a blackout, you will have spare energy to help keep the lights on. However Tesla wasn’t alone in their plans because it...

Samsung’s Family Hub Touchscreen Fridge Now Available In The US

05/05/2016, Fridges come in all shapes and sizes. They can be tall, short, mini, have one door, have two doors, have three doors, a variety of compartments, a freezer layout on the top or a layout on the bottom, and etc. However earlier this year, Samsung unveiled...