Home Automation

This battery-powered security camera fits on your front door

Remo+, formerly known as Olive & Dove, is back with a new DIY home security device: the DoorCam.<p>The DoorCam is a $199 battery-powered door-mounted outdoor camera. Available for preorder on the Remo+ online store, DoorCams are expected to ship later in October. Remo+ will start shipping DoorCams …

Domestic Technology

The best smart home hubs you can buy

The world of smart home hubs continues to expand as every major tech giant puts pedal to metal and seeks to surpass the competition. Who owns this …

Smart Homes

Eve Smart Mirror Complete With App Store Hits Kickstarter

Designer and developer Stephen Bonnain has created an interactive smart mirror complete with and App Store allowing you to access your favourite …

Domestic Technology

Top 10 Best Home Automation Systems of 2018

Home automation systems allow homeowners better control over their environments and more idea of what types of energy they are using and why. Home …

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Best Buy’s 3-day sale has rare Philips Hue discounts, Apple deals, TVs, more

Best Buy has launched a new 3-day sale filled with the usual Apple deals, electronics, TVs, home goods and more. The first day here is available to My Best Buy members only, but don’t fret, it’s <b>free</b> to sign-up if you haven’t already. You can bag free delivery on orders of $35+ or opt for in-store …

Shopping

Add a smart touch to any room with our favorite affordable smart bulb

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Smart home technology …

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Control Wi-Fi outlets and more with GE’s $16.50 Smart Home Switch (Reg. $20)

Amazon offers the GE Add-On Switch for GE Z-Wave and Wireless Smart Switch in white for <b>$16.57 shipped with free shipping</b> for Prime members or in orders over $25. That’s good for just under $4 off the regular going rate and at retailers like Home Depot, is the best price we’ve seen this year and …

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Samsung Connect Home AC1300 Smart Wi-Fi System

<b>Pros</b><p>Easy to install. Eliminates the need for a separate smart home hub. Solid Single-User Multiple Input, Multiple Output (SU-MIMO) performance. …

Wi-Fi

Keep your home safe with this discounted smart lock — and more of today's best deals from around the web

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Since you don't have all day to scour the web for noteworthy sales and discounts, we rounded up the best bargains for you to shop in one …

Shopping

Smartphone Accessories: Aukey Wall Outlet and Lamp w/ 4 AC + 2 USB Ports $16, more

Aukey Direct via Amazon is offering its Wall Outlet and Bedside Lamp with 4 AC/ 2 USB Ports for $19.99 but if you checkout with code <b>AUKPAX06</b> the price will drop to <b>$15.99 Prime shipped</b>. That’s a savings of $4 off the original price and the first price drop we’ve seen for this lamp. It can turn a …

Gear & Gadgets

Invoxia’s latest Triby IO speaker works with both Alexa and Apple’s HomeKit

Control your lights and stream your music<p>Invoxia has a new smart Bluetooth Triby speaker that works with both Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s HomeKit. Triby IO is similar to its predecessor physically, featuring an adorable retro inspired design with a handle, rechargeable battery, and a magnet on the …

Technology

Green Deals: 3-pack 60W Daylight Candelabra LED Light Bulbs $9, more

LOHAS-LED (99% positive feedback) via Amazon offers a 3-pack of its 60W Daylight Candelabra LED Light Bulbs for <b>$8.99 Prime shipped</b> when promo code <b>K8AHD7Z7</b> is applied during checkout. That’s a $21 savings off the original price, up to $5 off the regular going rate and the best available. Switching …

Domestic Technology

Triby IO Smart Speakers Connections To Alexa And Apple HomeKit For $199

Unveiled earlier this year Invoxia has now made the Triby IO smart speaker available to preorder priced at £159 or $199. The smart speaker has been …

Automation

Today’s best deals: Philips Hue Bloom, Arlo 5-pack, $1,000 off an 85″ 4K TV, Dyson vacuum, more

Boy oh boy do we have a great roundup for you today of the best daily deals you’ll find. Highlights include insanely rare discounts on the Philips …

Shopping

HomeKit and Alexa compatibility highlight the new Triby IO speaker

Triby first arrived on the scene about 18 months ago as the first non-Amazon speaker with Alexa Voice Services. While the original model wasn’t met with as much enthusiasm, today’s announcement of the second generation ‘IO’ might turn some heads. In addition to continuing the Alexa partnership, …

Gear & Gadgets

48% off Kidde Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Display and 10 Year Battery - Deal Alert

Carbon Monoxide is odorless, tasteless and invisible, and it accounts for over 72,000 cases of poisoning each year. Kidde calls their C3010D model …

Carbon Monoxide

The $99 gadget that lets you control any garage door from your phone just got a big upgrade

We’ve posted about the original Chamberlain MyQ a few times, and people went crazy over it every single time. This brilliant $99 box instantly turns …

Domestic Technology

Amazon’s Decision on ZigBee vs. Z-Wave Makes No Sense

"There I was enjoying the Z-Wave Summit in Oklahoma City, with more than 100 member companies represented," says IoT consultant Avi Rosenthal, "when …

Automation

Mr Beams light sale at Amazon illuminates any area from $14 Prime shipped

Amazon is currently having a sale on Mr. Beams lights, starting with the MB980 Indoor/Outdoor motion sensing ceiling LED light for just <b>$14.39 Prime shipped</b>. This light drops from an average of $20 and is within $2 of the Amazon all-time low. Though it runs off of LEDs, you can’t go wrong picking up …

Domestic Technology

The Next Generation of Smart Smoke Detectors Is Here

First came smart TVs. Then smart light bulbs, thermostats, and even smart refrigerators. It only makes sense that a smart smoke alarm would soon …

Domestic Technology

I Didn't Know What a 'Smart Home' Was. Now That I Have One, Life is so Much Easier

As a working mother, I'm much too familiar with the hustle and bustle of mornings with kids. A typical weekday involves running around my house like …

Lifestyle

5 wall plates that make the Nest Thermostat blend in with your home decor

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Smart home accessories may make our houses more capable, but they can also make them look slightly worse.<p>Few things are as off-putting as …

Domestic Technology

How an ‘intelligent’ shade works

Intelligent shades make a difference. PowerView offers precise control of a variety of Hunter Douglas products and styles, whether up, down, tilt or …

Philippines

Vivint Smart Home and Philips Lighting Partner to Simplify and Enhance the Smart Home Experience

PROVO, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vivint Smart Home and Philips Lighting Partner to Simplify and Enhance the Smart Home Experience

Domestic Technology

Home security camera shows Urbandale burglars

Police are asking for the public's help with identifying two men who burglarized an Urbandale home on Saturday.<p>At about 8 p.m., Urbandale police were …

Des Moines

Bisecu is the Bluetooth-enabled smart lock built to keep your bike safe

Bike commuters looking for a high-tech way to secure their ride may want to check out Bisecu, a new smart lock that recently launched on Kickstarter. …

Domestic Technology

Daily Deals: $145 Philips Hue starter kit, $110 BeatsX headphones, and more

iDB’s Daily Deals post is a roundup of our favorite deals on tech and tech-related products from around the web. This includes everything from …

Digital Trends 2017 Home Awards

The ever-expanding list of smart home products — security systems and smart locks and lightbulbs and ovens and smoke alarms and baby monitors – …

Automation

It’s time to find out why everyone is going crazy over the Philips Hue LightStrip

Everyone knows how great Philips Hue LED bulbs are. They integrate with just about any smart home system out there and provide a wide range of …

Domestic Technology

Sylvania adds hub-less HomeKit LED Flex Strip and Soft White bulb to its Smart+ lineup

Sylvania has added two more products to its new hub-less Smart+ lineup, the LED Flex Strip along with an A19 LED Soft White bulb. The company has also announced that a smart plug will be available soon.<p>Sylvania, owned by LEDVANCE, first announced its full color LED A19 bulb back in August. With no …

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