By joining iControl's OpenHome smart home certification program, Lowe's hope to make it easier for its customers to know which devices will work on its Iris Smart Home Management System.
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Hopeful smart-home player Icontrol partners with crowdfunding provider Indiegogo to launch the OpenHome Labs.
Blacksumac's $239 Piper all-in-one DIY home security system will add some variety to iControl's current software-based offerings.
Don't expect Piper's slight build to mean that it's short on performance. This $239 all-in-one security system offers a great value for smaller homes and budding DIYers.
The smart home could have had a conference of its own at CES, given the sheer number of devices plastered across almost every surface in Las Vegas. The household tech that won our heart, though, was an inspired washing machine (really!) from LG.
A few of the security cameras we've reviewed have come close to perfection, but we still think there's room for improvement.
A new Indiegogo campaign promises that you'll be able to do everything from starting the coffee maker to ordering pizza with the click of one big button.
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