C By GE Bulbs Starter Kit Will Now Include The Google Home Mini

These days smart speakers and smart home devices such as smart bulbs seem to go hand in hand. However setting up the entire thing can prove to be an expensive process, but if you don’t mind using GE’s own smart solution, their C by GE bulbs, then you’ll be pleased to learn that the starter kit will actually come with a Google Home Mini bundled with it.


The Google Home Hub Has Been Officially Launched

It has been rumored for a while now that Google is planning on launching its own smart speaker + display combo also known as the Google Home Hub. In fact earlier today Google seemed to have accidentally confirmed its existence and for those who want more details, you’ll be pleased to learn that the Home Hub is now official.


Google Accidentally Confirms ‘Google Home Hub’

When it comes to smart home speakers with built-in displays, Amazon’s Echo Show was kind of the first to the market, and later it was sort of followed by Google with devices like the JBL Link View which offered Google Assistant in a speaker + screen combo. Now we have heard rumors and seen renders of a Google-made device called the Google Home Hub, and now it looks like it […]


Google Assistant Now Supports More Than 10,000 Smart Home Devices

In the early days of the smartphone where it was more than just iOS and Android, companies struggled to get their platforms noticed by developers. While there was nothing wrong with those platforms, the lack of support from developers saw users stick to more popular platforms like iOS or Android.


Advertising

Yale To Start Selling Locks With August’s Auto-Unlock Tech

For those looking to equip their homes with smart locks, then August is a company that you might have heard of. What the company is known for is an auto-unlock module that can sit on top of existing locks, meaning that you don’t need to know how to replace a lock on a door in order to install it.


Amazon Unveils New Ring Security Cameras

Earlier this year Amazon announced that they would be acquiring smart doorbell maker Ring. For those unfamiliar with Ring, they created a smart doorbell that also comes with a built-in camera that allows users to see who is outside and control it via their smartphone via an accompanying app.


Amazon Just Launched A Microwave With Alexa

It was reported recently that Amazon is looking to bring its Alexa voice assistant to a wide variety of products including but not limited to microwaves. The report suggested that we might see some of those products by the end of this year but the company has surprised everyone by launching at least a few of those products today. Amazon has just announced a microwave that comes with its Alexa […]


Amazon Smart Plug Launches For $24.99

It was reported earlier today that Amazon might soon launch a smart plug and the company has done just that today. The Amazon Smart Plug has been officially announced today. It’s a smart plug just like any other which users will be able to use in order to remotely control their devices. Amazon has confirmed the price and availability information for the plug.


Amazon Echo Sub & Smart Plug Devices Leaked

A report from the other day suggested that Amazon has a bunch of new Echo/Alexa-enabled devices in the works. Now thanks to a couple of posts from Pocket-lint, at least two of the devices have been leaked in the form of the Amazon Echo Sub and also the Amazon Smart Plug.


Amazon Could Launch Up To Eight New Alexa Devices By End Of 2018

Amazon has been steadily releasing Alexa-enabled devices, and thanks to Alexa being open to outside companies, we’re seeing more Alexa devices find their way to the market. However it seems that Amazon might not be done just yet because according to reports, the company plans to launch at least eight new Alexa devices by the end of the year.


Samsung’s New SmartThings Tracker Comes With LTE

Samsung’s SmartThings division has announced a new GPS tracking device today called the SmartThings Tracker. Think of it as a Tile competitor. The device can be used to monitor the location of anything. It does that by using GPS and LTE. It’s shaped like a small puck and can be easily attached to a set of keys, backpacks, pet collars, and more.


This Smart Mirror Puts A Personal Trainer In Your Home

We’ve seen how many household objects have been made smarter over the years. The humble mirror is one of them where we have seen how some companies such as Lenovo and HiSense create mirrors that have the ability to be more than just a mirror, and can display additional information like the weather, news, and more.


Haier Launches New Smart Freezer That Can Double As A Fridge

Haier has brought many new appliances to the IFA 2018 trade show in Berlin one of which is the InstaSwitch Smart Freezer. As the name suggests, it’s a freezer that’s also capable of doubling as a fridge as and when required by the user. It’s a smart standalone freezer that can be used as a fridge as well. Customers thus get the best of both worlds with this appliance This […]


Eve Launches A Trio Of HomeKit Compatible Devices

#IFA 18 – Eve (formerly known as Elgato) has recently announced a trio of new HomeKit compatible devices. This comes in the form of a light switch, a light strip, and also a new power switch. The HomeKit compatibility means that users will be able to control them via the Home app, or through Siri on the iPhone, Mac computer, or the HomePod.