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Blossom

Blossom smart sprinkler takes the guesswork out of watering your lawn

Smart sprinklers are starting become a bigger part of the connected home and the newest one to hit the streets is Blossom. Available now for pre-order via Kickstarter, Blossom looks to take control of your sprinkler system, letting you control and monitor your watering no matter where you are...
Nexia Camera

Is your home a connected home?

Nexia, Nest, U-Verse, FiOS, Vivint, SmartThings — the list of home automation devices is extensive. There are a ton of services and devices available for monitoring and/or controlling your home from afar — some better than others — but most having very similar features. Each one has its own...
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GE to sell Link LED lightbulbs controlled by Wink app

General Electric has announced plans to sell a new family of LED lightbulbs, the Link, that can be controlled remotely anywhere in the world by the new Wink app as part of their connected home efforts. Combined with the app, GE states, "Link eliminates the need for expensive add-ons typically...

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LittleBits

LittleBits new Smart Home Kit is a DIY dream for your connected home

If the idea of a connected home appeals to you — but the price of multiple high-end devices doesn't — LittleBits may have just the answer. With their new Smart HomeKit, LittleBits gives you a bunch of modules and accessories to connected all over your home, letting you connect just about anything...
Blossom

Blossom smart sprinkler takes the guesswork out of watering your lawn

Smart sprinklers are starting become a bigger part of the connected home and the newest one to hit the streets is Blossom. Available now for pre-order via Kickstarter, Blossom looks to take control of your sprinkler system, letting you control and monitor your watering no matter where you are...
Harmony Remote

Take control of your connected devices with the Harmony Ultimate Home

If you have a lot of connected devices in your home, chances are you often look for ways to tie them all together. Most devices have their own specific smartphone apps or remote in tow, making it hard to get everything to work together as one big unit. That's where the Harmony Ultimate Home comes...
Rachio Iro updates with Nest Protect integration and more

Rachio Iro updates with Nest Protect integration and more

Rachio has released the latest version of their app for controlling the Iro smart sprinkler, adding new water-saving tools, as well as integration with the Nest Protect. Rachio claims that with this update, Iro owners can lower their water usage by as much as 30 percent. Rachio has added a...
Reviewed: BiggiFi puts Android apps on the big screen

Reviewed: BiggiFi puts Android apps on the big screen

The BiggiFi is an HDMI dongle that comes with some big promises. The official introduction video touts the BiggiFi as being able to offer "the most engaging mobile experience on your TV" and about how it is the "first touch based interface technology that enables your smartphone or tablet to act...
Sonos Boost now available to strengthen signal to wireless speakers

Sonos Boost now available to strengthen signal to wireless speakers

The Sonos Boost is now available for everybody looking to solidify the connectivity in their wireless home speaker system. Boost will act a lot like Bridge, in that it's a dedicated hub for your Sonos speakers that plugs right into your home Wi-Fi router. Boost or Bridge is something of a...
Trane Thermostat

Staying connected with Nexia's water sensor, smart thermostat and garage door controller

I have been using a Nexia Home system in my house for quite some time. It was actually way back in 2011 (Nexia was then Schlage Link) that I first started up my system with a connected door lock, camera and smart thermostat — and I haven't looked back since. To date I've added window sensors,...

Hands-on with the Drop smart scale

We've mentioned Drop before. It's a an iPad-connected kitchen scale that works with their exclusive app to ensure home bakers consistently great results using specially selected interactive recipes. The smart scale can also rescale quantities, offer substitutions and share tips. Drop's co-founder...
SwannOne

SwannOne combines security, home automation, energy management

Swan Security has today announced that they are entering the connected home space with their new *SwannOne** system. The new home security solution allow customers to control all aspects of their connected home — from locks to lighting to heating — all from their smartphone. Features of...
Revolv

The Revolv Hub is the center of your connected universe

If you have more than one connected device in your home, chances are you'll also have more than one app to control said devices. As you add more toys, you also get bogged down with more apps, more hubs, and an all around bigger mess. That's where Revolv comes in. The $299 Revolv hub sets out to...

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