Have you ever wondered who’s the first to come up with the idea of a smart home? What about the first home automation devices? Here are 15 amazing facts about the history of the smart home, to answer your questions.
Black Friday is just a week away. To help you save up some money, we’ve prepared the best Black Friday Smart Home Deals for 2016. We have included the best deals we found for smart thermostats, smart cameras, z-wave devices, home appliances, smart home hubs, garage doors and more.
Home Automation is considered to be an expensive hobby. Nevertheless, affordable tech exists in every niche. With that in mind, here are the best budget smart home devices of 2016.
Can’t find the right smart doorbell for your home? Don’t worry! We’ve prepared a special tutorial on different DIY Wireless doorbell options in the latest part of our smart home guide. Let’s get started.
Today Australia homes are getting smarter with the release of The Telstra Smart Home. The company offers two subscription-based services, the first being “watch and monitor”and the second aimed at “Automation and energy.”
Solar City and Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the exciting Tesla Solar Tiles Panels. However, as we are on the verge of a solar revolution, should you consider going solar?
Wireless technology has come a long way in the past few years and new technologies offer exciting possibilities for the Smart Home. That’s why we’ve decided to check out which is the Best Wireless Doorbell for the Smart Home in 2016.
Google Home is finally available on the market and we dive into a deep discussion of whether or not Google has managed to bring a valuable product that will replace the Amazon Echo.
Based on recent research, 30 million households are expected to switch to smart homes in the United Stated by next year. Family safety becomes the top motivator for adopting smart home technology (63%) followed by convenience (53%).
New smart home products make the home automation experience easier and more seamless, letting more people get into the world of home automation.
Earlier this week, Philips unveiled their new Hue lights that have better green lighting. Recently, the company also introduced their Philips Hue motion sensor into their and partnered with Huawei to deliver a better and more seamless smart home lighting experience.
Google officially unveiled the Google Home Hub at their recent MadeByGoogle event. The answer to the Amazon Echo, the hub will have far-field voice recognition with touch controls and integrated Hi-Fi speaker.
Home security has been one of the main niches of the smart home industry. But how does the technology stand in 2016? What are the best new inventions? We decide to tackle these issues by giving a check with the best home security camera systems for 2016.
Apple is working on an Amazon Echo Competitor device that will help iOS users control lights, appliances and other devices in their homes with the use of voice commands. Even though the news is relatively exciting to Apple fans, smart home enthusiasts are on the fence. But why is that the case?
Google unveiled ‘Google Allo’ a new messaging app, that above all else, features a glimpse into a new AI-assistant. The new Google Assistant will be able to help out users, much like Google Now, but with a personality and better functionality.
Want to make your garage door opener a bit smarter? This week in our Smart Home Guide we’ve decided to share with you a few DIY Z-Wave garage door controller solutions, to help you out with your home automation task.
Amazon continues to become more influential in the smart home industry by partnering with Crestron. Users of Amazon Alexa devices, such as the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Amazon Tap will be able to control their Crestron home automation system via voice control.
Reaching More than 70-percent of their IndieGoGo goal in less than a week, MOVEZ is the perfect Z-Wave based motorized solution that can help you easily automate the blinds and the shades in your home.
At the International Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA), a convention for consumer electronics, similar to CES, the UK-based company Smarter debuted a new wireless fridge camera, called TheFridgeCam, that will be able to look over your food.
Recent talks from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg have raised speculation that the company will be…