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IFTTT integration is coming soon, but what's here is already solid, and comparably priced with the Philips Hue Lux.
Connected devices raise new concerns about personal data.
A $35 battery that sends smoke-alarm notifications to your phone would have been terrific if the $99 Leeo hadn’t been invented.
It plugs into an AC outlet, alerts you to smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and contacts you via an app with a recording of the sound. A few false alarms aside, this security device is a smart buy for any home.
Ubi responds to voice commands to adjust your thermostat, answer trivia questions, send text messages, and more.
Bluetooth is ubiquitous for headsets and speakers; Zuli uses it to build a super-cheap mesh network for home control.
The Open Interconnect Consortium is the latest IoT body to boast about its progress
The group wants vendors to adopt its networking stack for connected-home devices
This smart-home system is built on a shaky foundation.
Reliance on power-hungry Wi-Fi restricts where you can locate this sensor.
This IP camera is inexpensive enough, but you’ll need a D-Link router to take full advantage.
This controller will turn lights and other devices on and off—and that’s about it.
Hook a home entertainment center into all your other smart home gear
The latest chapter in the story of two products struggling for relevance in an increasingly crowded market.
A DIY in-wall controller for the price of a cell phone? What’s the catch?
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