30 March 20179By Mikah SargentApple's HomeKit framework helps link up disparate home automation products and platforms. That said, it's not the only system for bringing together home automation products and platforms. These are the best alternatives to HomeKit!
25 April 2017By Mikah SargentApple's HomeKit framework, which brings together various smart home devices from various companies, is at the forefront of the increasingly popular smart home market. HomeKit news breaks all the time and we're collecting it here to keep you updated!
25 April 20174By Mikah SargentPutting together a smart home takes time, money, patience, and a little elbow grease. Whether you're just getting started or you're looking for ways to expand your smart home, here are five things every smart home owner should have!
24 April 20175By Mikah SargentRecently discovered product marketing materials from Ecobee show what is likely the ecobee4 smart thermostat. Notably, the marketing materials confirm Amazon's Alexa voice assistant will be integrated into the device.
21 April 2017By Mikah SargentAmazon Dash Buttons make it simple and quick to re-order household essentials. Peel, stick, and press when you need a refill on supplies! Follow along to learn how to set up and use Amazon Dash Buttons.
18 April 2017By Mikah SargentLogitech's new POP Smart Button is the first HomeKit-enabled programmable switch to hit the smart home scene. What's a programmable switch and why do you want one? Read on to find out!
14 April 20173By Richard DevineDon't let that old Apple TV sit in a closet — or worse, go to the great electronics scrapheap in the sky. With Kodi, an open-source media center, you can bring it back to life again!