• Belkin Debuts New And Redesigned Wemo In-Wall Smart Switches

    13 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    CES2019 - Smart bulbs are a fun way to get into making your home smart. With the ability to schedule your lights, make them flash, change the colors, it seems pretty straightforward. However it can be expensive to outfit your entire home with them, which is where smart switches come into play. At CES 2019, Belkin has taken the wraps off its new Wemo in-wall smart switches. These switches sport a slightly more streamlined design, but the most important thing is that it is actually cheaper than its predecessor. There will be two versions available: a 3-way switch and a single-pole switch...
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  • The GE Kitchen Hub packs a 27-inch touch screen, Google Assistant, and more

    The GE Kitchen Hub packs a 27-inch touch screen, Google Assistant, and more

    13 days ago - By 9to5Google

    If you are anything like me , you have spent quite a bit of time dabbling with smart home gear and appliances. While the majority of the devices that I have spent time with may not have been made for use in the kitchen, GE's new Kitchen Hub, as the name implies, is meant for exactly that. It's a ventilation system that installs above your stove that also happens to have a 27-inch touch screen for controlling apps installed from Google Play Store. more...
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  • TP-Link adding HomeKit support to its popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini in 2019

    TP-Link adding HomeKit support to its popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini in 2019

    13 days ago - By iMore

    TP-Link Smart Plug Mini will work with the Home app soon.
    If you've been holding out for HomeKit support in your smart plugs from TP-Link then today is your lucky day. The company announced that support for Apple's smart home platform is coming to its popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini in early 2019.
    The Smart Plug Mini is one of TP-Link's best-selling products, so could provide a significant boon to Apple's HomeKit platform. While other smart plugs from Wemo , iHome , Koogeek , and more already integrate with the Home app and with Siri, TP-Link's platform was notable in its absence.
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  • LG Styler is a smart cupboard that steams your clothes while they hang

    LG Styler is a smart cupboard that steams your clothes while they hang

    13 days ago - By Tech Radar

    Smart speakers, smart TVs, smart lighting - add smart cupboards to the growing list of AI-enabled smart home gadgets headed to your house, thanks to the new LG Styler, revealed at CES 2019. A mirror-fronted cupboard with a built-in display, it will not only store clothes inside but it'll look after them too. It features a moving hanger system, and can automatically remove wrinkles from garments stored inside it.
    Allergy free
    LG has developed a smart steaming system, TrueSteam, which is also designed so an not to irritate those who suffer from allergies. Simply hang your clothes inside the...
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  • TP-Link adding HomeKit support to its popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini ‘early' this year

    TP-Link adding HomeKit support to its popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini ‘early' this year

    13 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Accessory maker TP-Link announced today that it will add HomeKit support to its incredibly popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini. While the Kasa Mini has long worked with Amazon Alexa, retroactive HomeKit support is a major update for its users.
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  • D-Link shows off new range of Google and Alexa-controlled Exo Series mesh routers at CES 2019

    D-Link shows off new range of Google and Alexa-controlled Exo Series mesh routers at CES 2019

    13 days ago - By Tech Radar

    At CES 2019 , D-Link is showing off its latest Exo Series routers, and they come with smart mesh technology to help you cover your home in fast and reliable Wi-Fi. “Our new Exo Series with McAfee Protection aims to prevent, detect and combat cyber threats, whilst ensuring first class Wi-Fi service,” said Kevin Wen, president at D-Link Europe. The Exo series allow you to mix and match compatible routers to create a wide-ranging Wi-Fi networking using D-Link's Mesh technology, which broadcasts the same single network throughout your home or office. As you move around your home, your device...
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  • Apple's HomeKit partner list has grown considerably today

    Apple's HomeKit partner list has grown considerably today

    13 days ago - By iMore

    For a company that doesn't do CES, Apple is making quite a splash here this year.
    Being able to control your smart home tech through HomeKit is amazing, but the list of available options isn't exactly massive. The biggest reason for this is privacy, Apple has an especially strict list of expectations a smart home gadgte needs to meet in order to be allowed into this ecosystem. This focus on delivering a quality, trustworthy experience helps ensure consistency but it doesn't quickly fill the shelves with options.
    During CES, Apple has unveiled products from seven companies which are either...
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  • Add two of TP-Link's mini smart plugs to your smart home for $28 total

    Add two of TP-Link's mini smart plugs to your smart home for $28 total

    13 days ago - By iMore

    The easiest way to make your home smart.
    The TP-Link Kasa HS105 Wi-Fi Smart Plug Mini 2-pack is down to $27.99 at B&H thanks to a 44% off on-page coupon. These plugs sell for $25 individually on Amazon and at B&H. The 2-pack is $47 on Amazon and has only dropped as low as the above deal on rare occasions like Black Friday.
    You could also get two TP-Link HS200 smart light switches for $39.95 using the 42% off on-page coupon. These switches sell for $35 individually on Amazon , so you're basically getting a second one for just $5 more. The switches give you remote control over your lights...
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