Nest Kills App Support For Apple Watch And Wear OS

Smartwatches are a pretty clever invention, especially since they allow us to do many things without having to reach for our phone. For example, we can send text messages, read notifications, get reminders, set alarms, and so on. There was even a point in time where we could control our smart home devices such as Nest.


IKEA Updates Its TRADFRI Lineup Of Smart Home Products

IKEA is a company that most people would associate with regular home furniture that is affordable. However, in recent times the company has expanded on their offerings to keep up with the times, such as by creating smart home products that would allow customers to make their homes smarter without having to spend too much money.


Samsung Launches A New Range Of SmartThings Devices

If you’re looking to trick out your home to make it smarter, there are a plethora of choices of choose from, but if you’d rather not spend too much time looking around, Samsung could have the perfect solution for you. The company has recently announced a bunch of gadgets part of its SmartThings lineup that could be worth checking out.


KitchenAid Has A Google Assistant And Alexa Compatible Smart Oven

Earlier this year at CES 2019, KitchenAid announced a couple of smart home gadgets. One of the devices announced was a smart display and the other was a smart oven called the SmartOven+. For those who are interested in the smart oven, you’ll be pleased to learn that the device is now available for purchase, if you’re willing to spend $3,199.


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Second-hand Nest Cam Owners Could Be Spied On By Its Original Owners

Buying a second-hand gadget is a good way to save money, but is it a good idea? As second-hand Nest Cam owners are finding out, maybe it’s not. This is because according to a report from Wirecutter, it has been discovered that there is a potential for owners of a second-hand Nest Cam to be spied on by the device’s original owners.


IKEA’s Smart Shades Will Begin Shipping In August

Earlier this year, IKEA launched their smart shades in Europe. The launch of these shades were planned for a launch in February but was later delayed, but it seems that we now have an idea of when they are expected to be available. According to IKEA’s Swedish website, the company is now claiming that the shades will begin shipping in August.


Samsung Galaxy Home Will Now Launch In Q3 2019

Last year, Samsung took the wraps off its Galaxy Home smart speakers. This is Samsung’s attempt to break into the smart speaker market which is currently dominated by the likes of Amazon and Google, but unfortunately, the company could have a hard time doing so especially since the device has yet to be launched.


IKEA’s Solution To Small Apartments Is Robot Furniture

In some countries such as Hong Kong, homes can be extremely expensive, even tiny apartments, but unfortunately, that is the reality of the property market right now. So, with such limited space, how does one make a home? It turns out that IKEA might have an answer to that problem in the form of robotic furniture.


Leaked Philips Hue 2019 Lineup Reveals HomeKit Smart Plug

If you wanted a HomeKit product from Philips, you would need to buy one of the company’s Hue branded lightbulbs. However, it seems that the company is trying to make it easier for customers to adopt their products because according to a report from iCulture, the leaked 2019 Philips Hue lineup includes a HomeKit compatible smart plug.


Sony Made An IoT Chip That Has A Range Of 60 Miles

One of the problems with a lot of wireless devices is its range. For example, Bluetooth has a limited range which means that if you walk out of range of your speakers or headphones, your audio will stop streaming. The same can also be said for our Internet of Things (IoT) devices, where usually they require them to be connected to the same WiFi network.


Samsung Galaxy Home Mini Revealed In FCC Filing

Last year, Samsung launched the Galaxy Home smart speaker. However, it wasn’t too long after the launch that we heard that Samsung could actually have another smart speaker in the works, a smaller version of the Galaxy Home known as the Galaxy Home Mini. Given that Amazon and Google have smaller versions of their speakers, such as the Echo Dot and the Home Mini, this news hardly came as a […]


Ring’s Smart Doorbells Now One Step Closer To Gaining HomeKit Support

Several years ago, Ring announced that they would be working to bring HomeKit support to its smart doorbells. However, after Amazon acquired the company, some were understandably worried that this would never come to pass, but Ring later clarified that by confirming that HomeKit support would still be coming.


Tenants Win Against Landlord In Battle Of The Smart Locks

Smart locks sound like the perfect gateway to a more connected or smarter home. There are plenty of options out there to choose from and it certainly feels like it could become a more common feature in the future. However, it seems that not everyone is enamored by the tech, so much so that it has led to a lawsuit.


August Halts View Smart Doorbell Sales After A Couple Of Weeks

Last month, August announced their new View smart doorbell where one of the highlights of the device was that it was wireless. This meant that users did not have to perform any particular complex installations to get it up and working. Unfortunately, it seems that the device has experienced one too many connectivity issues for the company to halt its sales.