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SmartThings' protocol hub grows up (pictures)

At CES 2015, SmartThings unveiled a new hub and sensors designed to launch the brand into a new generation of connectivity and integration.

6 Images By January 6, 2015


What exactly is the ideal smart home?

There's no shortage of options when it comes to building a smart home that works for you. Here's the gear each CNET Smart Home editor would go with in their own home -- and the gadgets they're passing on.

By November 24, 2015


Key players in Internet of Things promote Thread protocol at Google campus

Google's Nest Labs, Samsung, Big Ass Fans and others came together to tout the burgeoning Thread standard that allows smart home devices to communicate with one another.

By September 30, 2014


Uber driver reportedly gets life sentence for rape on passenger in India

Rape focused international attention on passenger safety and led to a temporary ban of the ride-hailing service in Delhi.

By November 3, 2015


How to put Apple TV in charge of your smart-home setup

If you want to unlock the full potential of the smart-home features built into your iPhone or iPad, then you'll need to sync your setup with Apple TV. Here's how to do it.

By November 2, 2015


Siri runs the smart home with these HomeKit-compatible gadgets (pictures)

Apple HomeKit is the set of smart-home protocols built directly into your iPhone's operating system. Here are the devices that put it to use.

10 Images By October 13, 2015


A smart home divided cannot stand (or can it?)

Apple HomeKit, Works with Nest, SmartThings, Alexa... The mix-and-match approach might seem ill-advised for the smart home, but how bad is it really?

By October 14, 2015


Apple HomeKit is here -- and so are the gadgets

The number of smart home devices that work with Siri is growing: here's everything we've tested so far.

By October 12, 2015


How we chose a hub for the CNET Smart Home

Here's why we're using SmartThings' second-generation hub as the foundation for the CNET Smart Home (for now, at least).

By September 23, 2015


In the shadow of Tel Aviv, Ramallah's young tech scene takes flight

A tech sector largely fueled by low-level outsourcing work is starting to see its own startups thrive. We made a stop there on CNET Road Trip.

By September 18, 2015