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Connect your lighting with these WeMo smart switches

Connect your lighting with these WeMo smart switches

Control your lights from anywhere in the world Want to make your existing home smarter? Make the switch by installing the WeMo light switch to quickly and simply convert your old light switches into connected ones you can control with your phone. Light your home the way you want The WeMo...
Make every light switch in your home smart with Switchmate

Make every light switch in your home smart with Switchmate

Smart lighting made easy Never come home to a dark house again or worry about getting up to turn the lights off when you're already snuggled into bed and realize you left that pesky light on downstairs. Control your lights right from your phone. Never come home to a dark house again...

World's most affordable Wi-Fi smartbulbs

If you've wanted to replace all your home's light bulbs with smart connected ones but couldn't justify paying $50 or more per bulb, this Indiegogo campaign may interest you. Qube claims to be the world's most affordable multi-colored Wi-Fi Smart Light Bulb for your home. They are currently...

A taped-together high-fiving Roomba tornado siren controlled through Slack is our new favorite thing

We at Mobile Nations use Slack as our favored text chat platform, and one of our favorite features — the automated response bot Slackbot — has been given a real-life body by marketing firm Redpepper in the form of Slackbot Bot. And it takes a bunch of our favorite things, namely an old robotic...
The iDevices Switch gives you HomeKit-powered appliance control

The iDevices Switch gives you HomeKit-powered home automation

At CES 2015, iDevices has announced a HomeKit-enabled connected plug, called Switch. The iDevice Switch lets you schedule and control various products throughout your home with the iDevice app, and plugs right into an electrical outlet. You can manage lamps, stereos, and other appliances...
SmartThings now integrates with Logitech Harmony remotes for entertainment junkies

SmartThings now integrates with Logitech Harmony remotes for entertainment junkies

Can't wait to turn on the TV when you step in the door? How about coming home to relaxing music on your home stereo system? Now, there's an integration for that thanks to SmartThings and Logitech Harmony working together to create some simple triggers that automate the whole process of connecting...
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The ecobee3 smart thermostat takes control of your multi-room home

The folks at ecobee have today introduced the ecobee3 — a new Wi-Fi connected thermostat for your smart home. The newly redesigned ecobee3 takes a leap ahead of other smart thermostats, in that it uses wireless remote sensors to monitor multiple locations in your home. The added sensors will...
Elgato announces Eve connected home accessories, Avea smart light bulbs ahead of HomeKit's arrival

Elgato announces Eve connected home accessories, Avea smart light bulbs ahead of HomeKit's arrival

Elgato is jumping into the home automation space ahead of Apple's broader HomeKit push when iOS 8 debuts this fall for consumers. Ahead of Apple's plans and the IFA trade show, the company has announced a range of products under the Eve brand and some colorful connected light bulbs that should...

Find out how Apple's new HomeKit home automation system will work!

HomeKit is coming to the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad next month as part of iOS 8. It's a home automation framework Apple is providing to developers and manufacturers so that they can make all their apps and accessories work together in a consistent, convenient way. With HomeKit, you'll be able...
SmartThings brings UI enhancements to new Android app

SmartThings brings UI enhancements to new Android app

Samsung-owned home automation unit SmartThings has announced a new Android app that brings with it some UI tweaks and improvements. The app is available as a free download from the Google Play Store and comes with some neat new features to control your home. Below are some of the features...
Best Buy reportedly getting into smart home game with Peq

Best Buy reportedly getting into smart home game with Peq

It appears that Best Buy is getting into the smart home business with the Peq (pronounced "peek") system. A number of videos have been sitting on the Peq YouTube channel detailing the system. Like most home automation systems, Peq lets you control various elements of your home no matter where you...
INSTEON

Reviewed: INSTEON home automation system

There are loads of awesome home automation systems available now, but one that has been around for a few years now is Insteon. The system includes a variety of sensors, cameras, switches, a thermostat and of course a hub to tie it all together. There are a few sizes of starter kits to get you...

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