For some months, the Amazon Echo Show was the only Amazon Alexa device with a screen. The Amazon Echo Show did everything that other Amazon Alexa devices did, but with its seven-inch screen, it is able to show rather than tell. For instance, instead of just telling you about the biggest news of the day, or how your stock portfolio is doing, the Amazon Echo Show could easily … [Read more...] about Does the Amazon Echo Spot Live Up to the Hype?
The Samsung Connect Home has a very ambitious goal: to blanket every corner of your home with a Wi-Fi signal, while also connecting all of your smart home's connected devices using only one device. In short, it will take the place of both your Wi-Fi router and your SmartThings hub. Is it worth the buy? Well, if you are looking to streamline the clutter in your smart home, … [Read more...] about Will The Samsung Connect Home System Take Over Your Home? The Full Review
It is no secret that Amazon’s aim is to see its speakers in every home, and with these speakers delivering superior sound quality and offering homeowners a very convenient way to operate their connected devices, achieving that goal is not far-fetched. Having an Amazon speaker is like having a personal assistant with you at home, listening to your heart's every desire: from … [Read more...] about The Amazon Echo Plus Review You Have to Read!
The smart home devices space is getting crowded. And, if taken individually, these smart home devices would certainly be very difficult to manage. For one, you would need different apps to control different devices. On family movie night, for instance, you would need to open the app that controls your smart TV, open another app to turn off your smart lights, and yet another … [Read more...] about Samsung SmartThings Hub vs Logitech Harmony Hub: Which is Best?
As more and more devices enter the smart home space, more and more people are also taking notice. Finally, you now have a flat iron that can alert you when you left it plugged in, and you can now turn off any appliance even when you are not home. So how do you manage your home automation? There are automation systems and mobile apps that allow you to control different … [Read more...] about Wemo Home Automation vs. SmartThings Hub: Choose Wisely!
Samsung SmartThings helps you automate your home by connecting with hundreds of devices so that they could work together for your convenience. SmartThings can help you monitor connected devices in your house. For instance, it helps you know whether your front door is locked or not and whether your home is at the right temperature or not. It can also operate various devices … [Read more...] about Top SmartThings Compatible Devices for You and Your Home
With the advent of smart homes, which are equipped with a variety of connected devices, the router is getting some attention. Routers used to be that neglected piece of plastic, which we ignore unless they have extended range to include the entire house or unless there are dead spots where you cannot get a Wi-Fi signal and get on the Internet. Over the past few months, we … [Read more...] about Which Router is Best? The Eero vs. Google OnHub
Amazon has come a long way from being just an online retailer selling books to being a one-stop shop for just about everything. Amazon also became known as a cloud service provider and a manufacturer of groundbreaking electronics such as the Amazon Echo and Amazon Dot. Now, the retailing giant has unveiled its first device that comes with a screen, which it calls the Amazon … [Read more...] about Amazon Echo Show Review – Does the New Echo Show Deliver?
Unlike many things we buy in life, especially for the smart home, the Echo is a very different proposition. Your smart lights can go on or off, vary in brightness or color, or play in an attractive theme, but they can’t one day start ordering you a pizza. Part of the delight of Amazon’s range of Echo products and its virtual assistant Alexa is that we never know what the … [Read more...] about How to Get the Most Out of Your Amazon Echo
You may have smart light bulbs, smart thermostats, and connected security cameras, among other devices you need to make your place a smart home. Each one of these smart home devices have its own remote control or mobile app for you to control it, but having to juggle all of these apps and home entertainment devices could be a hassle. You may think that just labeling all these … [Read more...] about Logitech Harmony Hub Review: All You Need to Know