Sony’s Qrio Smart Lock Boasts Tool-free Installation, Unlocks Via Facebook or Whatsapp

Yes. You heard that right. Sony is also in the business of smart lock, which at this point, is probably going to draw some skepticism after the lapse in security that resulted in the hacking fiasco last week – even the two security systems are largely different. But judging from the support it has gathered […]

Logitech Harmony Now Wants To Control All Your Internet of Things

if you have tons of Internet of Things at home, it probably feels like what Android OS was a decade ago – fragmented and instead of making life easier which IoT really should do, you probably have amassed basket full of remotes, or bountiful of apps on your phone. well, this is where peripheral maker […]

Genie Smart Lock Is The First Smart Lock To Boast 12 Months Of Battery Life

keyless entry in automobile is a commonplace, but this concept has only reach our homes in recent years. unlike auto’s variety, home keyless entry suffers from short battery life, mainly due to the fact that it has too many things to do. hey, after all, keyless entry for home are smart and are essentially, part […]

ARCHOS Smart Home Joins The Connected Home Segment Using Extended Range Bluetooth

by now we are familiar with the concept of smart or connected home. today’s connected home relies on existing home wireless network, but today ARCHOS breaks the norm by using Bluetooth Smart (aka Bluetooth LE) with its first connected home product, the ARCHOS Smart Home. the French tech company managed to overcome a couple of […]

Honeywell Joins The Smart Device Bandwagon With Lyric Thermostat

Honeywell is no stranger to temperature control and automation, and it is a matter of time that the New Jersey-based firm introduces a Nest-like thermostat aimed at intelligently setting the right temperature of your home based on your lifestyle. fancy words aside, Lyric is essentially a smart thermostat that heats or cools your home based […]

Lutron Smart Bridge Wants To Turn Every Home Into A Connected Home

if you are looking to turn your humble abode into a connected one without a PhD, Pennsylvania-based energy saving products maker Lutron Electronics have come up with a solution that promised a hassle-free setup. the Lutron Smart Bridge and its companion software, Lutron app are especially tailored for DIYers to turn their home into a […]

tado Cooling Turns Any Air Conditioner Into Smart AC

with Internet of Things being all the rage, we can’t help but to notice that older home appliances, such as the good’ol AC units, are being left in the cold. we can’t say everything that is non-connected in the home can be inducted into your home automation network, but one thing for sure is, with […]

Nest Thermostat Now Available On Google Play

we are not sure where Google Play is heading, but it is definitely going to be more than just a mobile device webstore touting Google’s mobile OS. case in the point: the second generation Nest Learning Thermostat is now available on Google Play for the same $249. we didn’t managed to feature the Nest Thermostat […]

ALYT DIY Smart Home Manager

instead of making life a little more easy, separate home automation products can really get to our head and makes us even more busy. so what you really need is one device, a digital butler of sort, to manage all those connected devices, which is exact what the ALYT DIY Smart Home Manager set out to do.

Parce Intelligent Energy-Saving Electrical Plug

the Parce Intelligent Energy-Saving Electrical Plug is not the official product name. its actual product name is just Parce, but it is pitching itself as the world’s first intelligent energy-saving program. so, yes. it is being pushed as program rather than a hardware and this nifty little device could potentially save…