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IoT Startup Greenbox Aims To Become Nest For The Garden

It’s starting to feel like the Internet of Things (IoT) train is finally leaving the station, as more and more household appliances become Internet-connected with a smartphone app providing the User Interface/remote controller.<p>We’ve seen the likes of Nest attempt to make the humble thermostat smart …

Apple retail stores begin carrying Automatic, the sensor that aims to make you a better driver

Apple retail stores have begun carrying the iPhone-connected car-tracking device Automatic. The tracking device connects to a car's OBD-II port — something that all modern vehicles should have — and then beams driving details like fuel use, mileage, engine status, and more back to an iPhone over …

Sensor overload? Rise is a wearable that tracks how much you sit

Christopher Fryer and Morgan Redfield met this July at a startup event, and to hear Fryer tell it, the meeting was Kismet. Fryer has recently …

Popular cable smart home platform iControl opens up

Good news for folks who have a home automation system from a cable provider that uses the iControl system, the platform is opening up to more devices …

The Gigaom smart home hub review guide

The smart home and the internet of things have been hot topics this year. But for now, the separate devices that make up the connected home can only …

The business of home automation is enabling the internet of things

If we think about the homes that have a broadband connection today as the total addressable market for home automation, the home automation market …

12 Everyday Items Get the High-Tech Treatment

Everyday Items Get High-Tech Treatment<p>1. Smart Toothbrush<p>2. Connected Underwear<p>3. Lynx Smart Grill<p>4. iOptik Contact Lenses<p>5. Whirlpool Cooktop Concept<p>…

Pachube founder launches a Google-like search index for the internet of things

Here’s an interesting question. When we have tens of millions of connected devices, how will we find the ones we need? Not in our homes, but when …

5 pieces of advice for those who want to buy a connected device

Look, the internet of things is hot right now. We even put out a connected gift guide that showcased a variety of connected products and home …

Petnet raises $1.1M to build an internet-connected feeder for cats and dogs

Petnet, a Los Angeles startup with plans to connect your puppy’s food dish to the internet, just closed a $1.12 million seed round funded Grishin …

Google’s Nest Is Great, But Is Your Kitchen Now The Smartest Room In The House?

Odds are, next time you throw a party, the hottest action will be in your kitchen. (Isn’t it always?) Soon, a slew of connected devices will leave your guests agog.<p>Room by room and appliance by appliance, homes are coming online. Front doors have Bluetooth locks and cameras, bedrooms have a suite …

Kitchens

Iro | Smart Sprinkler Controller

Rachio, a Denver-based startup, have presented Iro, a retro-fit sprinkler controller which connects to the internet via Wifi and is controlled …

Staples Connect gets us closer to a unified smart home

BRE Smart Home

Archos Smart Home, Connected Home and Connected Self Smart objects

Smart Home HAI

Visiting Samsung Smart Home @ CES 2014

How A Smart Home Works

Living Tomorrow: house of the future

Parrot Announces The A.R. Drone 2.0 Power Edition

It was hovering. Just sitting there. The livery was different. A black body with different color blades. Something was clearly different about this Parrot A.R. Drone 2.0. It wasn’t as colorful as the ones he had seen before.<p>He sat there for a lot longer. This drone was clearly hiding something …

Control Philips Hue From Your Mac’s Menu Bar With New App For OS X

Philips Hue is a fun but expensive way to turn your at-home lighting into an interactive experience to pass your idle hours, but so far it’s been mostly controlled via smartphone. Chances are, you spend a good portion of your day at your computer, and it’s likely easier to control things from …

You Can Now Pre-order Canary's Slick Home Security Monitor for $199

Canary, the home security device that plays nicely with your smartphone to keep you up to date of happenings at home even while you’re not there, is now available to pre-order priced at $199.<p>While pre-orders were not expected to go live just yet, the company sent out a note to its Indiegogo backers …

House Of The Future: How Automation Tech Is Transforming The Home

In the late 2000s, while he was building himself a “green” home in Lake Tahoe, Calif., Tony Fadell, one of the creators of the iPod, went looking for a thermostat, and was unimpressed by the limited features and dated technology he found.<p>Fadell teamed up with former Apple colleague Matt Rogers in …

Zuli’s Smartplugs Turn Your Phone Into The Proximity-Based Switch For The Connected Home

A recent Kickstarter project called the Zuli Smartplug makes each of your power outlets intelligent thanks to Bluetooth low-energy, along with remote control from a smartphone, proximity triggering and scheduling, too. It’s sort of like what you maybe have been hearing about with Apple’s iBeacons, …

My dream smartwatch: Building a perfect wearable gadget from the best bits so far

Wearable tech has a single large challenge: it's wearable. Many people don't want to wear their gadgets, and if they do, they want that thing to be perfect, stylish, useful, and non-annoying. Most wearable tech right now fails at being any of that.<p>And so, welcome to 2014. Can any gadget emerge that …