Google is continuing to ingrain itself in the smart home market. The Google Home App which was once the Chromecast app has finally been updated and made relevant. Check out IoT Rant Dot Com to read this whole article and stay up to date with IoT news.
Google is pushing its way further and further into home automation. The announcement of the Google Home Hub has lean to more announcements including Google Assistant getting integration with Lutron shades.
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Facebook is getting back into the hardware game with the release of the Facebook Portal and Facebook Portal Plus. Both Facebook Portal models focus on video calling but also include Amazon Alexa. What do you think about Facebook having an always listening device in your home?
A lot of SmartThings users have turned to ActionTiles has a means of interfacing with there home automation system. A lot of users also have turned to Wyze Cams for video. In this article I will walk you through the steps required to get your Wyze Cam video into ActionTiles.
The Amazon Echo Show is set to recieve a hardware refresh but that has not stopped Amazon from adding features to the previous generation. This time Amazon has added a web browser which has been a requests of many users for a long time.
Google has officially announced the Google Home Hub. Contrary to its name however the Google Home Hub is not a smart home hub but rather a smart display integrating Google Assistant and a graphical user interface to control your smart home.
Today while doing my normal browsing through Amazon and adding and removing the new Amazon Echo Show from my cart I noticed that they have a package that included an … Continue Reading Deal Alert: Amazon Echo Show Wyze Cam Bundle
It should come as no surprise that the Amazon Kindle Fire HD8 has found a nice niche as a wall mounted control center for many SmartThings and ActionTiles users over … Continue Reading Amazon Kindle Fire HD8 Gen7 Gets Rooted
Amazon put a fresh coat of paint on the Alexa App for both Android and iOS with in my opinion a big emphasis on home automation and control. While this … Continue Reading Amazon Updates the Alexa App
Continuing along with the fresh revisions to the SmartThings line of accessory devices, today we are going to be taking a look at the newly redesigned SmartThings Motion Sensor. The … Continue Reading Product Review: SmartThings Motion Sensor (2018)
Last night while playing around on my phone killing some time before bed I decided I would finally set up some audio groups with my Amazon Echo devices. I had … Continue Reading Amazon Alexa Multi-Room Audio Groups Are Getting Better
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In what is certainly an interesting development, Amazon is working on a way to allow Alexa Skills to “communicate” to each other. The new feature called Skill Connections is being … Continue Reading Amazon Alexa Skill Connections
With the release of iOS 12 Apple users got a reason to start using Siri again in Shortcuts. In short, Siri Shortcuts allow you to use Siri allows you to … Continue Reading Phillips Hue Gains Siri Shortcuts
Amazon is giving its kid-focused devices some love this week. First, we saw the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 Kids Edition get a discount and now continuing on that the … Continue Reading Deal Alert: Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition