Samsung’s Harman group is playing the field, building smart speakers with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Cortana.
The new platform can extend the smart home into the yard and enable sensors to run for more than 10 years on a coin-cell battery.
This high-tech valve analyzes water flow in your home’s supply lines to detect leaks and can shut off the water in the event of a catastrophic break.
The free app will allow neighbors to view live feeds and request recordings from each other’s security cameras.
The company’s first efforts in this space were much more conventional.
Dual-band components will interoperable with tri-band modules and vice versa.
Yeah, it looks just like the Linksys WRT32X from last fall, but Linksys says this one’s designed to recognize and prioritize Xbox gaming traffic.
These are the smart home hubs, thermostats, speakers, smart locks, lighting controls, security cameras, and routers that will dominate early 2018 and beyond.
Operating both platforms is a recipe for confusion, so which one deserves the coveted spot in your smart home?
Amazon’s mid-range smart speaker comes up just a little short.
Music sounds fantastic on Samsung’s flagship soundbar, but it needs more oomph for soundtracks.
The answer was easy when there were just two models. Now Alexa is all over the place.
Sonos audio quality and Amazon's Echo and Alexa voice technology are a powerful combo. And you can now use voice commands to control Spotify on Sonos speakers.
It sounds great, can operate on battery power, and comes with a charging dock.
A few are goofy, but many are great: These mostly inexpensive gadgets can make Amazon’s smart speakers even better.