26 Results for

smarthome

Editors' Take

Peq

Build a Peq smart home, but only with sanctioned parts.

August 22, 2014

MSRP: $120.00

Review

Staples Connect

It's probably too early to commit to a master smart-home platform, but for basic home automation across multiple devices, Staples Connect works well -- and at $99, it's priced just right.

January 27, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 27, 2014

MSRP: $99.00

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The slick smart-home tech of IFA 2014 (pictures)

Smart-home technology made its presence felt in a big way at IFA 2014 in Berlin. Here are some standout highlights we saw that demonstrate impressive connected-home skills.

12 Images By September 4, 2014

Article

Sony backs AllSeen Alliance for smart-home push

The consumer electronics giant has thrown its weight behind an effort to get devices on the Internet of Things to communicate and cooperate. There are several such groups, though.

By September 3, 2014

Review

MyQ Garage

Chamberlain's MyQ Garage should be the first on your list if you want to add some smarts to your garage door. Just prepare your wallet for the urge to link it to other devices.

August 25, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating August 25, 2014
Gallery

9 smart-home gadgets you can get for less than $50 (pictures)

Looking to get connected on the cheap? We've got you covered.

10 Images By August 8, 2014

Editors' Take

Staples Connect Hub (D-Link Edition)

A pilot program for the office supplier's smart-home hub was successful enough to merit a broader US roll-out, along with new hardware and more partnerships.

June 30, 2014

Pricing not available

Article

With Nest, Google homes in on smart-home blueprint

Commentary: Nest Labs' purchase of Dropcam may signal a future in which parent Google tries to balance licensing technology for and participating in the smart-home market.

By June 23, 2014

Article

Apple rumored to announce iPhone smart-home remote

Will your iPhone replace your clickers? Several sources point to Apple revealing smart-home features for iOS 8 at WWDC.

By May 30, 2014

Review

Belkin WeMo Insight Switch

Despite a few usability quirks, Belkin's WeMo Insight Switch only improves on the simple, low-risk formula that made Belkin's original programmable WeMo Switch so appealing as a home automation starting point.

December 16, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating December 16, 2013