Category Archives: smart home

Smart Home Market Worth $144 billion by 2025- Exclusive Report by Meticulous Research® – Yahoo Finance
15 Aug
2:16

Smart Home Market Worth $144 billion by 2025- Exclusive Report by Meticulous Research® – Yahoo Finance

London, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to a new market research report “Smart Home Market by Product (Smart Speakers, Smart Lighting, and Smart Home Security), Standards & Protocols (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and ZigBee), and Geography – Global Forecast to 2025”, published by Meticulous Research®, the smart home market is […]

LG and Lumi to collaborate on AI smart home services – ZDNet
14 Aug
11:15

LG and Lumi to collaborate on AI smart home services – ZDNet

LG Electronics and Lumi United Technology will collaborate on artificial intelligence (AI) smart home services, the companies have announced. The South Korean electronics maker is a global powerhouse in home appliances and the rising Chinese tech firm makes smart home sensors and devices. The two will sync their devices together […]

To turn your house in to a smart home, think simple – Houston Chronicle
13 Aug
8:05

To turn your house in to a smart home, think simple – Houston Chronicle

For Christmas 2014, I received a surprising present. My lovely wife, who is the Amazon Prime member in our family, got an invitation to try out a then-new voice assistant called the Echo. Because it was beta, she got it at a substantial discount, and figured I might like to […]

13 Aug
4:55

Which Smart Home Upgrades Raise Your Home’s Value? – Yahoo Finance

When we add technological bells and whistles to a residence, these additions and upgrades are typically aimed at ourselves and our own day-to-day comfort and ease of living. The question is whether some of these upgrades translate to a higher contract price when we sell. High-end renovations today often go […]

A complicated smart home system can make your home unsellable – Business Insider
12 Aug
1:45

A complicated smart home system can make your home unsellable – Business Insider

The ongoing amenity wars across America’s hottest luxury housing markets have resulted in the creation of outrageous amenities, like rooftop gyms and even dog spas. But of all the new and innovative features aimed to make homes more sellable, some are having the opposite effect. Luxury real-estate agent Jade Mills— […]

How to set up Alexa Guard to protect your smart home – Android Central
11 Aug
10:35

How to set up Alexa Guard to protect your smart home – Android Central

Alexa Guard is a free service from Amazon that helps to leverage the listening abilities of Amazon Echo devices. The service monitors other security products that work with Alexa, and when enabled, Alexa Guard can take advantage of the microphones in your Echo devices to listen for signs of intrusion. […]

Saturday’s best deals: smart home essentials, Bluetooth earbuds, and more – Android Central
11 Aug
7:25

Saturday’s best deals: smart home essentials, Bluetooth earbuds, and more – Android Central

Saturday’s arrived! It’s time to spend some of that hard-earned cash you made this week, but let’s not get crazy. We scoured the net finding the best deals so you can make the most of your money, and we’ve listed the best of the best below. eBay’s having a sale […]

The era of the $200 security camera is over. This $20 alternative is impressive – CNET
10 Aug
4:16

The era of the $200 security camera is over. This $20 alternative is impressive – CNET

Wyze’s growing lineup of affordable cameras is making Amazon, Google and other high-end competitors less appealing. Chris Monroe/CNET When I started writing about the smart home in 2013, influential startup Dropcam, purchased by Google’s Nest in 2014, set the industry prices for DIY security cameras. The Dropcam Pro, an HD […]

Top 5 Smart Home Devices of 2019 – IoT For All
10 Aug
1:06

Top 5 Smart Home Devices of 2019 – IoT For All

Illustration: © IoT For All As someone who has worked within the home security industry for 10 years, I’ve seen it morph into something entirely different over the last decade. For starters, it’s not even called the home security industry anymore. As technological giants like Cox, and AT&T fight established […]

HarmonyOS is Huawei’s Android alternative for smartphones and smart home devices – TechCrunch
09 Aug
9:56

HarmonyOS is Huawei’s Android alternative for smartphones and smart home devices – TechCrunch

After months of conflicting statements from Huawei executives, the Chinese networking giant on Friday officially unveiled HarmonyOS, the much-anticipated microkernel-based, distributed operating system that it has developed to power smartphones, laptops, and smart home devices as the company attempts to reduce its reliance on American firms. HarmonyOS will be made […]