Pulkit ChandnaFreelance Contributor, TechHive

Pulkit writes on technology and the law.

Honeywell Lyric

Honeywell's Lyric thermostat gets smarter with SmartThings support

Honeywell’s Lyric smart thermostat warms up to third-party platforms after initial cold shoulder.

Alarm.com app on Apple TV

Smart-home service provider Alarm.com integrates Apple TV and Amazon Echo into its cloud-based platform

Controlling Alarm.com-powered smart-home systems gets more intuitive with this latest set of integrations.

Hunter Fan Signal

Hunter Fan unveils the first HomeKit-enabled ceiling fans

The 130-year-old company is the first fan maker to embrace Apple’s connected-home platform.

piper nv white

IControl integrates Life360 family-tracking app into its Piper security cameras

Icontrol Networks’ Piper wireless security cameras can now alert you when no one’s home and the system is unarmed.

Vimeo 4K streaming

Vimeo jumps on the 4K streaming bandwagon

Streaming services continue to lead the way when it comes to 4K content delivery.


Netflix login credentials for sale on the Dark Web

Cord criminals join the ranks of cord cutters, cord cheaters, and cord nevers, selling stolen logins for major media-streaming services.

youtube red

YouTube enters Apple’s top-grossing app charts on the back of its subscription offering

Red offering is off to a pretty solid start, judging by the app’s entry into the Apple App Stores' top-grossing app charts.

Panasonic TC 50cx400u

Panasonic introduces bargain-priced 4K TVs to woo holiday shoppers

The Japanese manufacturer's entry-level CX-series models start at $800.

LG TV with Roku

LG to offer Roku-powered smart TVs

The company says the entry-level TVs are a one-off effort and it has no plans to ditch WebOS.

Grove Labs Ecosystem

Grove Labs brings its fish-powered smart indoor garden to Kickstarter

Grow your own organic food with the mostly automated Grove Ecosystem, which uses fish poop as plant fertilizer.


This 4K display is purpose-built for showcasing digital art

Klio is a 4K screen with its own Netflix-like digital art subscription service.

iLumi bulbs

Second-gen iLumi color-tunable smart LED bulb debuts at retail

As with the original, this latest model owes its existence to a successful crowd-funding campaign.

Comcast and August smart lock

Apple withdraws August and Kevo smart locks from its shelves

The company is currently only selling a HomeKit-enabled lock from Schlage’s stable.

Vizio spying lawsuit

Vizio slapped with two class-action lawsuits over alleged smart-TV spying

The company stands accused of sharing smart TV owners’ personal information with third parties without their approval.


Hulu reportedly in talks to sell a chunk of itself to Time Warner

The rumored discussions are focused on the possibility of Time Warner investing $1.25 billion in Hulu in exchange for a 25-percent stake.