Category Archives: smart home

Amazon’s Eero debuts first HomeKit router update, bringing enhanced smart home security – 9to5Mac
27 Feb
8:55

Amazon’s Eero debuts first HomeKit router update, bringing enhanced smart home security – 9to5Mac

Eero routers are officially adding support for HomeKit. Amazon is rolling out HomeKit support to the Eero and Eero Pro systems, bringing enhanced security for smart home accessories. Here’s how to update. The update should be available now in the Eero app on your iPhone. To update your system, tap […]

Score Google Nest, Philips Hue and other smart home name-brand gear on the cheap with these tips – CNET
26 Feb
2:37

Score Google Nest, Philips Hue and other smart home name-brand gear on the cheap with these tips – CNET

Smart home smarts needn’t cost you a fortune. The Ring Video Doorbell 2 is routinely available for around $65 on Amazon Warehouse and eBay, versus its $199 retail price. Chris Monroe/CNET If you’re anything like me, you want all the dazzle and convenience of a million-dollar smart home but on an apartment-renter’s […]

What Ring Camera Hacks Teach Us About Smart Home Security – DesignNews
25 Feb
11:35

What Ring Camera Hacks Teach Us About Smart Home Security – DesignNews

Ring home security cameras have been at the center of several high-profile cyber attacks. But they highlight an issue among many different smart home devices. (Image source: Ring) Cybercriminals are attacking IoT devices, including smart home devices, with very little technical resistance. Far too many devices are easy targets – […]

The Wyze Band is part fitness tracker, part Alexa smart home controller – The Verge
24 Feb
8:25

The Wyze Band is part fitness tracker, part Alexa smart home controller – The Verge

Filed under: Tech Amazon Wearable The Wyze Band is part fitness tracker, part Alexa smart home controller One of several new Wyze devices coming this year By Kim Lyons Feb 24, 2020, 12:17pm EST Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Linkedin […]

Wyze Band fitness tracker with smart home features revealed in video – SlashGear
24 Feb
5:15

Wyze Band fitness tracker with smart home features revealed in video – SlashGear

Earlier this month, budget smart home company Wyze published a roadmap revealing the products it plans to release this year, as well as how far along it is toward the launch of each product. Among the offerings is Wyze Band, an activity-tracking wearable that will also provide users with access […]

Hosting ‘Mobile Smart Home’ technology – Gallipolis Daily Tribune
23 Feb
2:05

Hosting ‘Mobile Smart Home’ technology – Gallipolis Daily Tribune

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia Board of Developmental Disabilities will be hosting a “Mobile Smart Home” and its technology at the Guiding Hand School March 6 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to observe the display. According to a news release, the Southern Ohio Council of Governments ( SOCOG) was […]

Smart home security camera safety tips to keep hackers out – Komando
22 Feb
10:56

Smart home security camera safety tips to keep hackers out – Komando

Setting up smart security cameras in your home can be a boon for keeping your family and belongings safe, but doing so can also open up a whole new can of worms. As frustrating as it may be, utilizing a Ring or Nest security camera in your home could allow […]

Smart Home Tech Helps Aging Home Owners – Lansing State Journal
22 Feb
7:45

Smart Home Tech Helps Aging Home Owners – Lansing State Journal

Cindy Kosloski, Home Builders Association of Greater Lansing Published 11:36 a.m. ET Feb. 21, 2020 CLOSE Smart devices may help older seniors age in place easier. (Photo: kate_sept2004, Getty Images) The idea of retirement conjures up images of spending time with grandkids, travel or dedicating time to your favorite hobbies. One […]

It’s time smart homes stopped feeling so damn stupid – Android Central
21 Feb
4:36

It’s time smart homes stopped feeling so damn stupid – Android Central

Source: Nick Sutrich/Android Central When the term “smart home” is mentioned, what’s the first thing you think of? Names like Ring, Nest, or Phillips Hue might come to mind, but I have a much grander concept of what a smart home should actually be. I have robot vacuums, a digital […]

Why Can’t My Dishwasher Program My TV? The Problems With Smart Homes – IoT For All
21 Feb
1:26

Why Can’t My Dishwasher Program My TV? The Problems With Smart Homes – IoT For All

Illustration: © IoT For All Smart buildings and smart homes can bring many advantages. Among them are the possibilities for energy savings, increased security, greater convenience and better quality of life. According to a report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, “A smart building with integrated systems can realize […]