The Scout Home Security System requires a hub, but the connected device choices are up to the consumer. When the system first became available in 2013, the options are limited to movement and motion sensors. Today, it works with the IFTTT web-based service, which is compatible with Amazon Alexa and an array of third-party interconnected… Continue reading »
Apple is working to build its partnership base with developers and tech companies around the world. Today, there is an array of HomeKit-enabled devices that can be controlled by voice command and on Apple devices, such as Mac, iPod, Apple watch and iPhone.
Smart Home enthusiasts are always exploring new technology that will enhance the functionality of their Smart Home. Most of these people have innumerable apps downloaded on their mobile devices that are utilized to control connected gadgets, such as door locks, cooking devices, lights, thermostats, security cameras and window shades. Controlling these gadgets from separate apps… Continue reading »
A newborn can be very demanding and sometimes difficult to please. Getting a break, while the infant is calm is a parent’s dream, but it doesn’t happen too often. However, there is a solution and that is the Fisher-Price Deluxe Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper. This sleeper is very unique, in that it can be… Continue reading »
Spring is just around the corner and now is the perfect time to upgrade your existing surveillance system. With everyone out in full-force, it puts your home at risk of a burglary or at least an attempt. While your existing surveillance may be enough to protect the exterior of your home, the inside is still… Continue reading »
Indoor cameras are a great way to enhance home security, working very well with outdoor surveillance systems. While there are so many brands and models on the market, none of them can compare to LG Electronics, which is one of the top leading consumer electronic companies in the world. If you are just now starting… Continue reading »
A water leak can occur without a moment’s notice, leaving the furniture, heirlooms and family photos in ruin. This would be a catastrophic event that could cost thousands to repair. Plus, it could potentially mean that some of the non-replaceable, damaged items would be gone for good. Instead of taking these risks, homeowners, tenants and… Continue reading »
Keen Home, a Smart Home startup, launched its first Smart Home product in November 2015. The Smart Vent System allows users to mange the airflow in every room in their home. It was first available in Lowe’s Home Improvement Centers, with over 35,800 units sold in the first 12 months.
According to the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), Amazon Echo unit sales reached 5.1 million through the third quarter of 2016, with a projected near 7 million to be sold through 2016. If this data is accurate, the Amazon Echo could be found in nearly 7 million homes throughout the world, making Amazon the global… Continue reading »
Many consumers, who invested in Internet-connected products, have concerns about security. According to recent reports, tech companies are recording customer information collected from its Smart Home devices. There are also the concerns of the devices being vulnerable to hacks. Nest unveiled today support for two-factor authentication, a security measure requiring both the connected phone and… Continue reading »