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Get a free Google Home Mini and smart bulb when you buy a Google Nest Hub – Digital Trends
16 Jun
3:27

Get a free Google Home Mini and smart bulb when you buy a Google Nest Hub – Digital Trends

Previous Next Walmart isn’t shouting this Google Home Hub bundled deal from the rooftops, but if it did, Google Assistant smart home fans might break the internet to snap it up. For a limited time, when you buy a Google Home Hub (newly renamed the Google Nest Hub), on sale […]

Smart Home Market to Rise at 18.4%; Rising Inclination toward Energy Saving Boosts Market – TMR – GlobeNewswire
14 Jun
9:05

Smart Home Market to Rise at 18.4%; Rising Inclination toward Energy Saving Boosts Market – TMR – GlobeNewswire

Albany, New York, June 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Digital has become the most preferred medium of communication today. While it facilitates communication between two individuals, it has also opened avenues for humans to communicate with gadgets. For instance, one could switch on his bathroom’s geyser while driving back home […]

Hi, my name is Kevin and I don’t like smart home scenes – Stacey on IoT
14 Jun
5:55

Hi, my name is Kevin and I don’t like smart home scenes – Stacey on IoT

Quick show of hands: How many of you smart home owners actively use scenes in your house? This might surprise you but, my hand is not raised. Scenes are arguably one of the most useful features of a smart home for many people. These are customized shortcuts that typically tie […]

Smart home security devices most at risk in IoT-targeted cyber attacks – Help Net Security
13 Jun
2:45

Smart home security devices most at risk in IoT-targeted cyber attacks – Help Net Security

Smart home security cameras equate to 47% of the most vulnerable devices followed by smart hubs such as Googlehome, Amazon Alexa, with the top countries executing attacks coming from China followed by USA, according to SAM Seamless Networks. Other findings reveal the USA and China are the foremost countries for […]

12 Jun
11:35

When the ‘smart home’ is actually a hospital room – Engadget

You’ve surely gotten used to seeing Alexa in basically every piece of consumer technology out there — Amazon is even putting it in microwaves. But Philadelphia-based startup EIR Healthcare has a new integration that managed to catch my eye: the company is selling hospital rooms with Alexa built right in. […]

The State of the Smart Home: Leading Manufacturers Weigh In – IoT For All
12 Jun
8:29

The State of the Smart Home: Leading Manufacturers Weigh In – IoT For All

Illustration: © IoT For All With new market projections and statistics being released on what seems like a daily basis, it’s easy to see that the smart home continues to be a talked-about trend and a major opportunity across many industries. Image Credit: Pixabay.com As executive director of the Z-Wave […]

Smart Home Roundup: IoT Sensors and Wireless Networks for Hazard Detection – All About Circuits
11 Jun
5:15

Smart Home Roundup: IoT Sensors and Wireless Networks for Hazard Detection – All About Circuits

From sensors to wireless platforms, learn how far the IoT has crept into the modern smart home in this roundup. Every home may not be a “smart home” yet, but with the proliferation of low-cost wireless networks and wireless network devices, every home can become a little safer. Devices throughout […]

Jasco is behind a new line of GE Z-Wave smart home products – Digital Trends
11 Jun
2:05

Jasco is behind a new line of GE Z-Wave smart home products – Digital Trends

If you stop and think about the thing that you interact with most in your house, it probably isn’t a particular appliance or accessory. Instead, it’s something that you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about but use every single day, like your light switch. Those shouldn’t be […]

Use your Amazon Echo to crank the AC before you get home – CNET
09 Jun
7:46

Use your Amazon Echo to crank the AC before you get home – CNET

Smart thermostats like Nest and Ecobee were made for remote control so you can set the temperature of your home from afar. Amazon Echo ($80 at Amazon) voice control with Alexa takes these devices a step further by letting you control your thermostat remotely with just your voice. For example, […]

Real Estate: What is a smart home? – Freeport Journal-Standard
09 Jun
4:45

Real Estate: What is a smart home? – Freeport Journal-Standard

By Anne Sadler Saturday Jun 8, 2019 at 12:50 PM One of the fastest-growing trends that today’s homebuyers are looking for are homes with smart home technology. A smart home is a collection of smart devices connected to each other working together to automate a home’s processes. There are many different smart devices available and […]