Level Lock Is An ‘Invisible’ Smart Lock That Works With Existing Deadbolts
When it comes to smart locks, there are plenty of choices in the market today, and for the most part, a lot of them requires you to replace the current lock you’re using at home. However, if you’d rather not go through the trouble of calling a locksmith and buy an entirely brand new lock system, Level Lock could be worth checking out.

Pirelli Develops Smart Tyres That Can Inform Other Vehicles Of Road Conditions
The tyres on our cars are extremely important where the size and grip of the tyres really helps to determine our driving experience. It also impacts the safety of the car, where some tyres are considered to be “better” than others for certain road conditions. Now it looks like Pirelli is taking things to the next level by developing smart and connected tyres that use 5G to relay information.

Logitech’s Circle 2 Security Camera Now Supports Apple’s HomeKit Secure Video
These days there is a growing number of smart home security cameras available in the market, and for the most part, their selling point is that the videos that their devices capture can be retrieved from the cloud, meaning that users won’t need to worry about storing videos locally and finding a way to store them.

IKEA Debuts New Decorative Smart Bulb For Only $10
IKEA has been on a roll in recent years, where they are starting to expand on their lineup of smart home products. The company started out with some basic smart bulbs, and if you’re looking to furnish your home with more IKEA offerings, you might be in luck as the company has since announced their latest smart bulb, a decorative Edison-style bulb that is part of the company’s Tradfri lineup.

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IKEA Could Have A New Smart Home Shortcut Button In The Works
Known for their affordable furniture, IKEA has in the recent years start to branch out by creating more relevant and hi-tech offerings. We’ve seen this happen with smart blinds, smart bulbs, Bluetooth speakers, and more. Now it looks like they might have a new smart home shortcut button in development.

Apple Could Be Considering Making Its Own Smart Home Accessories
With HomeKit, Apple has attempted to create its own ecosystem of smart and connected home products. However, this is largely dependent on manufacturers choosing whether or not to adopt it and incorporate it into their products, which means that if customers are hoping to furnish their home with HomeKit products, they may run into situations where certain smart home products they want might not necessarily support it.

Google To Replace Bricked Home, Home Mini Devices Affected By Firmware Update
Earlier this week, we reported that in a firmware update that was pushed out to the Google Home and Home Mini devices, some users ended up with bricked devices where in some cases, there was nothing that they could do about it. It was made worse with some users claiming that Google was refusing to replace the affected devices outside of its warranty.

Firmware Update Is Bricking Some Google Home, Home Mini Devices
If you own a Google Home or Google Home Mini device, you might want to look into whether or not you can halt automatic firmware updates. This is because according to a series of reports, it seems that the latest firmware update being pushed out to these devices is bricking them, and it also seems that Google is of no help.

Spotify Is Giving Its Premium Subscribers A Free Google Home Mini
If you’re a Spotify Premium subscriber, you might want to take note because it seems that Spotify is giving away free Google Home Mini speakers to its customers. This is not the first time the company has given away free Home Mini speakers, but according to the company, they are now expanding on their giveaway.

Google Nest Devices Can Tell When You’re Near Using ‘Ultrasound Sensing’
One of the features that Google debuted with the Pixel 4 is Motion Sense. This relies on radar technology to sense the movements of the user, where through the wave of a hand, it can silence calls, pick up calls, and so on. It also has the ability to detect when the user is about to pick up their phone, which in turn pre-activates the face unlock feature to make […]

The Kabuto Is A Smart Luggage You’ll Want To Travel With
Our suitcases and luggage are more than just bags to keep our clothes in while we travel. Over the years, we’ve seen companies try to make these travel essentials smarter. For example, we’ve seen some companies such as Rimowa introduce digital luggage tags. We’ve also seen how some companies have come up with luggage that can follow you instead of you having to wheel them around.

The New Nest Mini Offers Up Better Sound In A Smaller Package
When Google initially launched the Google Home Mini, it seemed like it was Google’s answer to Amazon’s Echo Dot. It was basically a smaller and cheaper version of the Google Home for those who did not need a full sounding speaker, but preferred the functionality of the built-in Google Assistant.

Your Amazon Cloud Cam Footage Might Not Be As Private As You Thought
In the recent months, several startling privacy revelations were made, where it was found that various companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft were using third-party human contractors to review audio recordings made on devices. There have also been instances where some of these recordings were made unintentionally, making it an even worse privacy violation.

Google Home Will Let You Transfer Streams Between Devices
Due to the fact that devices like the Google Home Mini are relatively affordable with the idea being that you can place multiple devices around the home. This is great for using Google Assistant throughout your home, but what if you wanted to transfer your current stream from device to device?