Ikea’s line of Trådfri smart LED light bulbs for the home are already compatible with an Android app for controlling them wirelessly. Now Ikea has announced that the lineup will soon be getting support for all of our favorite virtual assistants.
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While I’m not always big on covering crowdfunding projects, the SolarGaps Blinds launching today on Kickstarter piqued my interest for a couple reasons. One, the basic premise of solar blinds that can easily be installed inside or outside of a window is compelling as someone that has looked into solar, but balked at the cost ... Read More »
Amazon Alexa has finally come to a smartphone. The US version of the Huawei Mate 9 recently received a software update containing Amazon’s virtual assistant. Now that Google Assistant is on ... Read More »
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Ecobee has announced a new smart thermostat called the Ecobee4. It differentiates itself from the competition with the inclusion of Amazon Alexa, and not just a cut-down version meant for thermostats.
Usually, web-connected home cameras are used for surveillance and security. Amazon is taking a different approach, though, with its announcement of the Echo Look.
Google has announced that Google Assistant now supports a few more home automation devices alongside all the products it already supports. Those devices are the Best Buy Insignia WiFi plug, LIFX bulbs, Wink, and TP-Link devices.
On top of that, there are a bunch more brand and devices now supported. The ... Read More »
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Some Google Home users have noticed that the device will stop playing music all of a sudden. Playback of music never lasts long, sometimes cutting out in just a few songs. Unfortunately, this bug has bitten me, too.
Quite a few people are affected and Google has acknowledged the issue. Sadly, there ... Read More »
Wink is a integrated smart home system that allows you to use and automate all your smart home devices all with one app. If you haven’t heard of Wink, we’ve been reviewing the system, some of the devices that work with it, and ... Read More »
If the report is to be believed, the new portable Echo will be small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. ... Read More »