Category Archives: smart home

The best smart home devices that aren’t made by Amazon or Google – CNET
11 Mar
12:05

The best smart home devices that aren’t made by Amazon or Google – CNET

Amazon and Google dominate the smart home market. Beyond Amazon’s ever-expanding line of Echo smart speakers, the tech giant also owns home security startups Ring and Blink — and Wi-Fi router brand Eero. Smart thermostat maker Ecobee receives funding from Amazon. Google owns Nest and brought the company further under its […]

Arlo will require two-step sign-ins for its smart home devices – Engadget
10 Mar
8:56

Arlo will require two-step sign-ins for its smart home devices – Engadget

Sponsored Links Arlo Arlo is following the leads of Nest and Ring in requiring tighter security for its smart home devices. It’s warning customers that it’ll require two-factor authentication for accounts by the end of 2020. As it explained in a support guide, you’ll have to either respond to a […]

A Clevelander’s Guide Smart Home Devices – Clevelandmagazine.com
09 Mar
5:47

A Clevelander’s Guide Smart Home Devices – Clevelandmagazine.com

From Ring to Google Nest and more, we break down which smart home devices are best for you. Thanks to competitive prices and easier installations, home automation has become more accessible for more people. But which products work with which, and are they right for you? With the help of […]

09 Mar
2:45

How to stop your smart home spying on you – The Guardian

The Observer Smart homes How to stop your smart home spying on you Everything in your smart home, from the lightbulbs to the thermostat, could be recording you or collecting data about you. What can you do to curb this intrusion? Interactive Illustration and animation by James Melaugh. During an […]

How smart home thermostats and doorbells are vulnerable to election ha – Fast Company
08 Mar
11:36

How smart home thermostats and doorbells are vulnerable to election ha – Fast Company

The app failure that led to a chaotic 2020 Iowa caucus was a reminder of how vulnerable the democratic process is to technological problems—even without any malicious outside intervention. Far more sophisticated foreign hacking continues to try to disrupt democracy, as a rare joint federal agency warning advised prior to […]

Report: Colorado among top states interested in smart home technology – coloradopolitics.com
07 Mar
5:15

Report: Colorado among top states interested in smart home technology – coloradopolitics.com

If Coloradans’ Google searches are any indication, the Centennial State has one of the highest rates of interest in smart home technology, an analysis of Internet queries has shown. Smart Home Solutions, a provider of smart home services, used Google Trends to see how frequently various search terms appeared between […]

06 Mar
2:05

Google Assistant vs Amazon Alexa vs HomeKit: which smart home is best? – Business Insider – Business Insider

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Owning a smart home is more accessible than ever, thanks to the multitude of available connected devices and systems. There are three main smart device platforms to choose from: Google Assistant, […]

North Kansas City students build 1,000-square-foot smart home for KC Home Show – KSHB
05 Mar
10:56

North Kansas City students build 1,000-square-foot smart home for KC Home Show – KSHB

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The shortage of skilled workers is a big problem facing Missouri, Kansas and really the entire country. The North Kansas City School District hopes its participation in the Kansas City Construction Career Academy can help close the gap. About 35 high school students are building a […]

Smart Home World Market Outlook, 2020-2024 Featuring Profiles of Key Players: Alphabet, ABB, Assa Abloy and Amazon – Yahoo Finance
04 Mar
4:35

Smart Home World Market Outlook, 2020-2024 Featuring Profiles of Key Players: Alphabet, ABB, Assa Abloy and Amazon – Yahoo Finance

Dublin, March 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Smart Home Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2020-2024)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global smart home market has perceived progressive growth in the past few years and the market is further expected to augment at an escalating growth […]

Smart-home Technology Puts Homeowners in Full Control — Wherever They Are – Business West
04 Mar
1:27

Smart-home Technology Puts Homeowners in Full Control — Wherever They Are – Business West

Age of Automation The design trend known broadly as home automation comes in many forms, from a command to Amazon’s Alexa to turn off the lights to a smartphone app that controls door locks and room temperature — and a dozen other functions — from across the country. This technology […]