Out of all the home appliances you'd expect could be smart-ified as part of the connected home, the classic light switch might be last on the list. It's basic, with no apparent need for bells and whistles
Turn up the heat, dim the lights and cue the music, all with the touch of a button or a voice command. Here’s the latest kit to connect your world More and more of the devices in our homes come with an
Allow me to enlighten you about illumination Lighting my home is something I only ever think about fleetingly — usually while replacing a blown-out halogen bulb — but this past week I discovered LED light
"When I say 'good morning' to Siri, my house lights come on and my coffee starts brewing," Cook said. And when it's time to leave the house, he said, "a simple tap on my iPhone turns the lights off, adjusts
Apple has been in the smart home market for over two years, having introduced its HomeKit framework in the fall of 2014 alongside iOS 8, but HomeKit has been slow to get off the ground because of the strict
It's going to be a huge year for Alexa and voice computing in general. The Internet of Things still mostly feels like the Internet of Crap, but there's one ray of hope in the connected home on which plenty
In the home and beyond, it’s more important than ever that gadgets get standard ways to talk to each other. And there are signs of progress. Smart home gadgets were everywhere at the CES trade show in
A home automation system is any series of devices -- such as home appliances, lights and even security cameras -- wirelessly connected to a central hub that can be remotely accessed, controlled and monitored.