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Nest App Updated With Apple Watch Support

07/29/2016, One of the perks of having a “smart” and connected home is that unlike traditional household appliances, you can control these gadgets from afar, set schedules, and adjust them without having to get up from your bed. Now it looks like controlling...

Amazon Echo Can Now Control The August Smart Lock

07/28/2016, Amazon’s Echo and its voice assistant Alexa can help users do all sorts of tasks, such as hailing you an Uber, ordering a pizza, checking up on the weather, reading you a book, and so on. Now it looks like it can even control your house’s lock, but...

Security Flaw Discovered In Osram’s Smart Lightbulbs

07/26/2016, The thing about connected objects like smart locks, smart thermostats, smart bulbs, and etc. is that when it comes to the security of these devices, there isn’t exactly an established standard yet, meaning that while some products might be harder to...

Logitech’s Harmony 950 Remote Now Available In The US

07/14/2016, The problem with owning multiple gadgets like a Blu-ray player, a TV, a set-top box, an amplifier, and so on is that you’ll have so many remote controls to deal with as there will essentially be one remote control per device. This can be confusing, not...

Nest Launches Their First Outdoor Camera

07/14/2016, Back in June, there were rumors that Nest had an outdoor camera in the works. Nest already has an indoor camera so we guess launching one to monitor the outdoors isn’t that much of a stretch. Turns out the rumors were true after all because Nest has...

MIT Media Lab Creates A Robotic Transformable Apartment

07/12/2016, Some of us don’t have the luxury of owning a big house or apartment. This means that when it comes to using the space that we do have, we have to be more selective, meaning that in some cases we might have to forgo that huge lounge sofa for a more...

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....