How to get the most out of your smart home, with a guide

How to get the most out of your smart home, with a guide

You want to have smart home devices that you can use to control your home.You want them to do the things you expect them to, but also do things that your kids and family can’t.You don’t want your smart devices to be the source of problems and confusion.And you want your devices to make the […]

Smart Home Guide: How to turn your lights on and off and control them with a smart device

Smart Home Guide: How to turn your lights on and off and control them with a smart device

This guide is aimed at anyone who has ever wondered what a smart home is all about.We will cover the basics, and then dive into how to turn the lights on or off, control the volume, and even control the lights with your smartphone or tablet.You can also learn how to control the thermostat and […]

When the Apple Watch came out, it was the most buzzed about smart home accessory for a very long time

When the Apple Watch came out, it was the most buzzed about smart home accessory for a very long time

I recently got to spend some time with the Apple HomePod smart home smart home speaker.The first time I heard of it was during the Apple event back in April 2016.At that time, Apple was selling a $499 smart speaker called the HomePod that included a 5-inch LCD display and two speakers.The HomePod also had […]

The smart home is going to be bigger than you thought

The smart home is going to be bigger than you thought

Google News article Smart home devices like thermostats, lighting, thermostat control and thermostatic devices are already popping up in the home.But there’s a big gap between the technology and the devices themselves.A new smart home startup called SmartThings is aiming to bridge that gap.The company has raised $3 million from investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield […]

iKEA smart home will be unveiled at New York event

iKEA smart home will be unveiled at New York event

NEW YORK (AP) The world’s biggest maker of smart home appliances will unveil a smart home appliance at a New York City event next week.The company’s new Tiemas smart home products are based on Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant technology, and are designed to be controlled from the home via an Alexa-enabled speaker.They include a remote […]

When you want to lock down your home, you need to understand the home’s security system

When you want to lock down your home, you need to understand the home’s security system

Smart home appliances and smart home devices are often used in combination to make it easy to turn on and off lights, lock the doors, lock windows and dim the temperature in the house, but what if your home has no thermostat or thermostats on it?That’s where a smart home is usually installed.The smart home […]

How to inspect your smart home for defects

How to inspect your smart home for defects

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the latest and greatest gadgets.But the world of smart home inspection has also been plagued by serious problems over the years, and it’s only going to get worse.That’s why the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) recently launched a campaign to help consumers spot and fix problems […]

CES 2017 smart home hub review

CES 2017 smart home hub review

Smart home hub reviews are getting more popular as more people use their own devices.This month, CES will be the first to showcase the most popular smart home hubs and the newest devices coming to market.CES 2017 is the first big tech show for CES 2017, which will be held at the Convention Center in […]

How to add the Siri Remote to your Android smart home smart speaker

How to add the Siri Remote to your Android smart home smart speaker

Android devices come with two main smart home options, smart home appliances, and smart home security systems.You can add the remote to one of those to access your smart home services and control those services with voice commands.But, if you want the best of both worlds, there’s a smart home app for your smart speakers […]

Why smart home will be cheaper than smartphones and tablets by 2020

Why smart home will be cheaper than smartphones and tablets by 2020

Smart home devices are expected to cost around $1,000 to $1.50, but that’s less than a year from now, according to research firm Gartner.While the technology is still being developed, the technology’s rapid adoption has the potential to disrupt the way people interact with their devices, and potentially their livelihoods.Smart home vendors and smart home […]