• iOS 10 May Include Standalone HomeKit App

    iOS 10 May Include Standalone HomeKit App

    The smart home market place is expected to grow and Apple is looking for a piece of this emerging market.With the home automation and Internet of Things (IoT) markets continuing to make inroads with consumers, Apple may be gearing up to release a standalone HomeKit app with the release of iOS 10 later this year.
  • Bluetooth 5 Bringing Double Range, Quadruple Speed

    Bluetooth 5 Bringing Double Range, Quadruple Speed

    The underground marketplace is booming and only getting bigger, more sophisticated, and competitiv Next week marks the formal debut of Bluetooth 5, which will double the range and quadruple the speed of the wireless standard.The goal of these improvements is to accelerate industries such as industrial automation, smart infrastructure, smart homes, and location-based services.
  • Bluetooth 5 Bringing Double Range, Quadruple Speed

    Bluetooth 5 Bringing Double Range, Quadruple Speed

    This session will provide you with best practices for introducing analytics concepts to the busine Next week marks the formal debut of Bluetooth 5, which will double the range and quadruple the speed of the wireless standard.The goal of these improvements is to accelerate industries such as industrial automation, smart infrastructure, smart homes, and location-based services.
  • Bluetooth 5 Bringing Quadruple Range, Double Speed

    Bluetooth 5 Bringing Quadruple Range, Double Speed

    Next week marks the formal debut of Bluetooth 5, which will double the range and quadruple the speed of the wireless standard.The goal of these improvements is to accelerate such applications as industrial automation, smart infrastructure, smart homes, and location-based services.
  • Bluetooth 5 Bringing Quadruple Range, Double Speed

    Bluetooth 5 Bringing Quadruple Range, Double Speed

    Next week marks the formal debut of Bluetooth 5, which will double the range and quadruple the speed of the wireless standard.The goal of these improvements is to accelerate such applications as industrial automation, smart infrastructure, smart homes, and location-based services.
  • Logitech Pop are Smart Home Switches to Help Automate Your Smart Home

    Logitech Pop are Smart Home Switches to Help Automate Your Smart Home

    The new product is called Logitech Pop and its a mix of smart switch and buttons that allow you to automate your smart home and all of its random gadgets with the touch of a button.If you are like me and have countless smart home products with different apps, controlling everything efficiently is a huge pain in the ass.
  • 6 IoT Innovations Making Cities Smarter

    6 IoT Innovations Making Cities Smarter

    Here is a look at 6 innovative uses of IoT in municipalities around the world.As a result, governments are turning to the internet of things (IoT) technologies to help make the world's metropolises run more efficiently.
  • Smart Wearables Hold Productivity Potential In Enterprises

    Smart Wearables Hold Productivity Potential In Enterprises

    Leading sales and marketing tea Smart wearables are making their way into the enterprise, but are largely in the testing phase, according to recently released numbers from IDC.However, shipments of the Apple Watch declined more than 56% from the second quarter of last year to this year.
  • Get Smart With Stacey: How Do I Protect My Smart Home From Hackers?

    Get Smart With Stacey: How Do I Protect My Smart Home From Hackers?

    If you have smart home questions you'd like me to answer, send an email to [email protected] you have any tips regarding how to protect our home/network/mobile from Internet of Things vulnerabilities?
  • The Best Smart Home Products

    The Best Smart Home Products

    There are many smart home product categories, so you can control everything from lights and temperature to locks and security in your home.That includes a good swath of the smart home spectrum, from Philips Hue lighting and the Netgear Arlo camera, to the forthcoming Google Home.
  • Cheaper Ecobee3 Lite Smart Thermostat Arrives Oct. 31

    Cheaper Ecobee3 Lite Smart Thermostat Arrives Oct. 31

    With winter on the horizon, temperatures are dropping and home heating bills are on the rise.But Ecobee today introduced a "lite" version of its Wi-Fi-enabled smart thermostat that promises energy savings of up to $80 when compared to rival devices.
  • ecobee3 'lite' Offers Same Smart Thermostat Features for $169 Price

    ecobee3 'lite' Offers Same Smart Thermostat Features for $169 Price

    In 2016, everyone wants to have a smart home, and one of the first places to start is with your thermostat.A smart thermostat can lead to savings on your electric bill, and who would argue with that?
  • Philips Smart Lights Hacked Using a Drone

    Philips Smart Lights Hacked Using a Drone

    As the New York Times reports, Researchers at Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science and Dalhousie University in Canada recently uncovered a flaw in a wireless technology often used in smart home devices, including Philips Hue smart light bulbs.The new risk stems from radio protocol ZigBee, a wireless communications standard widely used in home consumer devices—especially smart light bulbs.
  • Google Home Earns Top Marks for DIY Repairs

    Google Home Earns Top Marks for DIY Repairs

    Unveiled during May's I/O developer conference, Google Home streams video and audio between Cast-enabled gadgets, letting you play music, search the Web, or control smart home devices.05-pound Google Home comes in white, with magnetic, swappable bases available in different colors and materials.
  • Get Smart With Stacey: Which Home Hub Should You Buy?

    Get Smart With Stacey: Which Home Hub Should You Buy?

    The smart home is gaining ground, but it's still a muddle of confusing standards, competing platforms, and gadgets that don't do what you might expect.If you have smart home questions you'd like me to answer, send an email to [email protected]
  • Amazon, Intel Partner to Advance Smart Home Tech

    Amazon, Intel Partner to Advance Smart Home Tech

    From Amazon Echo and the Nest Learning Thermostat to Philips Hue light bulbs and the August Smart Lock, there are already loads of gadgets on the market that can make your home a little smarter.Now, two tech giants — Amazon and Intel — are coming together to "advance the Smart Home ecosystem and extend natural language capabilities to consumers everywhere.