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What’s missing in the smart home is the smarts

Amazon Digital Ecosystems IoT Nest Smart home TV<p>The hotel had thought of everything. A recent $25 million upgrade meant that no technology was …

Eve Smart Home Irrigation Systems Save You Money And Time (video)

Plaid Systems has this week unveiled a new range of irrigation systems they have created called Eve, which have been designed to provide homes with …

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Everything You Need to Know About Smart Home Networking

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Cocoon Is A Smart Home Security Device That Uses Infrasonic Sound To Detect An Intruder

There’s currently no shortage of ‘smart’ security devices for your home, due to the ascendancy of the smart home market as a whole, coupled with a hardware renaissance driven by the rise of crowdfunding. These consumer home security devices usually consist simply of an Internet-connected camera of …

What Consumers Want -- and Don't Want -- From the Internet of Things (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just as smartphones forever changed our lives, 57 percent of consumers say that they believe the Internet of Things will be revolutionary, with another 47 percent saying that companies that aren’t trying to connect their products to the …

Internet of Things

Canary is a home security system that makes you do the work

If you’re in the market for a smarter Dropcam, then the $249 Canary may be the connected camera system for you. If you’re looking for a more …

Surveys say: It takes two years to recoup the cost of a Nest

If you’re thinking about paying $250 for the Nest thermostat, know that the resplendent regulator saves customers average of $131-$145 a year, …

vivint Home Automation and Security System Review

Home security and automation is many a geek’s dream and many a DIY enthusiast’s nightmare. Ambitious plans for interconnected security, HVAC …

A Guide to Buying the Best Shower Head Speaker

Turn your average shower into a great shower by adding music or radio news being played on your very own speaker shower head. A relaxing hot shower …

Review: Kohler Moxie Showerhead and Wireless Speaker K-9245-CP

Our Rating<p>Shower Experience<p>Quality<p>Design<p>Price<p><b>Summary:</b><p>4.4<p><b>User Rating</b>: 0 (0 votes)<p>Are you looking for a reliable showerhead that will have consistent …

Everything you need to build your own smart home

Something about the phrase “Internet of Things” sounds like it’s part of a distant future. It’s supposed to be the realization of <i>The Jetsons</i>, but …

Works with Nest is the best UI for the smart home right now

I spent my CES looking for the solution to the growing complexity in the smart home and didn’t really find it. Instead, I came to the conclusion that …

Will the ‘Internet of Things’ take off in 2015?

The Internet of Things promises to eradicate most of the annoyances of the 21st century homeowner. Broken appliance? Sensors will diagnose what’s …

At just under 8 bucks apiece, Philips’s latest bulbs raise the bar for LEDs

Apparently, Philips is putting all of its lightbulbs on a diet. Just a couple months after releasing the flattened SlimStyle A19 and SlimStyle BR30 …

Why Z-Wave is the Home Automation Market Leader ... for Now [UPDATED]

<b>ZigBee vs. Z-Wave</b>: It always makes for a spirited conversation over the dinner table. If your dinner table is mine. And you’re a dork. And you have …

Protection, automation, and hands-free garage access in one smart home system

The problem with many new smart home devices is that you have to replace your existing gear for a shiny, new machine. Not everyone thinks you should …

Pets need gadgets, too: Amazon’s Wag.com launches geek gifts for Fido

If you’re someone who stops over at the pet store at least once a week, walking out with an armful of unnecessary toys and treats for your favorite …

Smart locks: the next smart-home winner?

Nest paved the way for the smart home, showing investors that consumers would pay $249 for a next-generation thermostat. Now many are wondering what …

Smart coffee maker brews your next cup right when you get home

Sure, you can get connected coffee makers, but they tend to brew whole pots (or multiple cups). What if you just want a hot cup o' joe when you get home? That's where Smarter's new WiFi Coffee Machine comes into play. The device lets you remotely brew individual cups through an Android or iOS app, …

Schlage's new smart lock lets you open your door with your voice

Smart locks are starting to become big business, with even Sony (Sony!) muscling in on the action. If, however, you'd like to buy a model from a company with any sort of reputation for security, then Schlage Sense might be the door furniture for you. Simply bolt this thing onto your front door and …

The iconic Burj Khalifa

Vintage moment at the Dubai Abra Station

The hustle bustle at The Dubai Abra

Para-sailing into the sunset

Sharing a light moment with his buddy

Parachuting at Dubai SkyDive

The magnificient Burj Al Arab

A night scene of the Burj Khalifa