The fee-free home automation platform is starting to look like a true contender for smart home supremacy.
New partnerships, a booming developer base, and a fresh coat of paint for the app are helping SmartThings pull ahead of competing platforms.
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If you're looking for an easy and (relatively) affordable entry point into home automation, then SmartThings makes a lot of sense.