Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.
The newest iteration of the Google-owned Nest thermostat has a larger screen and a slimmer profile, as well as a few new features.
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The device will launch in Europe early next year, and the company also showed off new speakers and talked up a streaming gaming service.
Bosch will expand its Home Connect app launched last year to smarten up fridges, washing machines, dryers, and coffee machines.
Avoid the iSP5 SmartPlug if you're an Android user. For iOS, it's worth considering given the HomeKit compatibility and relatively low cost, but if you want to start building a larger smart home, I'd wait for a more robust HomeKit option as at least two will hit retailers by the end of 2015.
The Epson Home Cinema 1040 offers a relatively high brightness for an entry-level, full HD projector and includes two HDMI ports.
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Seeking funding on Kickstarter, the Mycroft Smart Home AI Platform is voice-activated, cloud-connected, control device with Arduino and Raspberry Pi 2 at its core.
This camera kit is a reasonable option for outdoor home security, but its app needs an update and I wish the cameras had high-definition settings.
Epson has announced three affordable home theater projectors including the entry-level Home Cinema 740HD and the enthusiast-level 2040.