6 Smart Home Products for Renters

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If you’re renting an apartment or a house, here are six smart home products that won’t upset the landlord. All of these awesome new smart home products that are coming out may make you want to turn your residence into the ultimate smart home, but if you’re renting an apartment or a house, installing smart […]

Most Exciting Tech for 2015

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The most exciting tech for 2015 will deliver new experiences, upgrades to favorite gadgets and bring exciting new technology. Many of the smartphones, tablets, services and technology on this list are only rumors right now, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t looking forward to the day when we can buy them. Join us for a look […]

Finally, A Remote to Control Your Whole House in New Ways

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Logitech already controls living rooms across the country, but the company that makes the best universal remote control is taking aim at the entire smart home experience with the new Harmony API that delivers access to over 270,000 home entertainment and automation devices right to wearables, voice control systems and You don’t need your remote control […]

$50 Smart Lightbulb Brings Millions of Colors Into Your Home

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Smart home is one of the big trends at CES 2015 Las Vegas and one of the more interesting products we’ve seen is the Misfit Bolt smart lightbulb, a device that works with the iPhone or Android to transform any room with its stash of over a million different color combinations. With so many gadgets being paraded […]

Netatmo Welcome Camera Recognizes Faces, Alerts You When Kids Get Home

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Netatmo introduced an innovative home monitoring camera at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. The Netatmo Welcome features facial recognition technology and can alert users when each family member arrives home and if a stranger enters the house. Netatmo is best known for Weather Station, a line of products that monitors indoor and outdoor temperature, air […]

Smart Bed for Kids Gets Rid of Every Possible Excuse for Not Sleeping

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The Sleep Number SleepIQ Kids Bed aims to make bedtime less challenging for fussy sleepers and their parents. Introduced at CES 2015, the smart bed addresses just about every common excuse kids have for not sleeping. It’s packed with technology that helps kids get better sleep and tracks every detail of how they sleep to their […]

Brio Aims to Prevent Deaths with Child-Proof Outlet

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Brio is showing off some smart home technology that could save lives. The smart outlet is able to tell the difference between gadgets being plugged into the wall and curious toddlers probing it with wires, paperclips and other objects. An estimated 100 children per year are electrocuted by home outlets per year in the United […]

With the Rise of Malware, Your Dumb Home May Be Safer Than a Smart Home

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With the allure of simplifying your life by connecting your home to the Internet–with things like smart appliances, digital door locks, remotely accessible security cameras, and the ability to monitor and shut off your water or electricity from anywhere there is Internet connectivity–users should consider the unintended consequences of hacking. As consumers begin eyeing adding […]

Breather Taps Home Automation Tech, Brings ZipCar Experience to Room Rentals

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Recent startups like Airbnb are beginning to transform the hospitality industry by allowing homeowners and those with extra space to rent out a room or their entire abode for short periods of time, allowing common citizens to compete against traditional hotels. However, despite the high-tech apps that match space owners with short-term renters, these solutions […]

CTIA Fall 2011: LG’s Smart Home Concept Connects Your Appliances (Video)

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Last week at the CTIA fall show in San Diego, California, machine-to-machine, otherwise known as M2M, made a big splash as device vendors, manufacturers, carriers, and partners look forward to the future to envision a connected and inter-connected world beyond smartphones. At the LG booth, the smartphone manufacturer showed off some concepts for the connected […]