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Add some smart lighting to your home with the $90 Philips Hue starter kit

Start somewhere. Start here.

This Philips Hue Premium Smart Light 2-bulb starter kit is going for $ 89.99 on Amazon. That’s not quite Black Friday pricing, but it’s only $ 10 more. Considering this kit was $ 150 at the beginning of November, that’s a solid discount.

The starter kit includes with two Philips Hue white and color A19 60W equivalent LED smart bulbs, the Philips Hue hub, and a three-year warranty. You can choose from more  [Read More…]

Never forget your phone at home again with Adero’s smart bag system

It happens to all of us. Packing for a trip or for an activity and forgetting that one essential item (or more) you can’t do without.

Well Adero, a new startup from California which rose from the ashes of TrackR has a solution to this widely-spread problem.

The company has developed a unique solution which can turn any bag into a smart bag through a system of Smart Tags and Tagles that are backed-up by a mobile app (compatible with  [Read More…]

Begin automating home electronics with two TP-Link Smart Plugs for just $20

This two-pack of TP-Link smart plugs can be controlled from anywhere in the world via the free Kasa app on iOS or Android devices.

Today only, B&H Photo is offering a two-pack of TP-Link HS100 Wi-Fi Smart Plugs for just $ 19.99. Separately, a single HS100 plug would cost you $ 17 on its own at Amazon so this deal gives you a second plug for just a few bucks extra.

These smart plugs can be controlled  [Read More…]

Aqua Google Home Mini now available for purchase after month delay

The new color’s being offered at the Google Store and Walmart.

The Google Home Mini is still one of our favorite little smart speakers around, and back in early October, it was announced that the Mini would be available in a new Aqua color on October 29. October 29 came and went, and up until now, Aqua has been MIA. Now, a month after it was supposed to launch, the Aqua Home Mini is finally ready for prime-time.

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Best eight apps for working out at home

Some days, it’s just really difficult to go outside. Especially in the winter months when it’s rainy/snowy or cold, and the sun may have already gone to sleep by the time you’re ready to leave work.

So what do you do if you want to get some exercise, but you don’t want to go to the gym? Thankfully, you can just as easily work out from the comfort of your home.

With technology being so ubiquitous these days, you can  [Read More…]

Add some serious smarts to your home with all these discounts accessories

When it comes to smart home gear, there’s a lot of choices out there. From smart plugs to bulbs, microwaves to thermostats, and trying to find the right stuff can be a tough task. On top of the confusion around it all comes a large price tag with some of it, so you’re definitely going to want to shop for it while it’s on sale, like right now!

The latest version Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

It may  [Read More…]

Add four white Philips Hue LED bulbs to your smart home for just $40

Right now you can pick up a 4-pack of Philips Hue white dimmable A19 smart bulbs for $ 39.99, which is $ 10 lower than it normally sells for. That price matches a low we’ve only seen a couple times over the last year.

These dimmable bulbs let you adjust the shade of white that best works for you. They can be controlled using a free smartphone app or integrated to work with other popular smart home devices  [Read More…]

Treat your home to two Ring Spotlight Cams for just $249

Two extra sets of eyes watching what happens!

Right now Amazon is offering $ 150 off when you buy two of Ring’s Spotlight Cam battery at the same time, making the package price $ 249 instead of nearly $ 400. Home Depot recently ran a deal that was a little better, but it was on the wired version which is harder to install because it requires a power source near it, whereas these can be installed basically  [Read More…]

The Nvidia Shield TV Smart Home Edition is down to $180

The best price we’ve ever seen.

Amazon has the NVIDIA Shield TV Smart Home Edition on sale today for $ 179.98. This version of the Shield TV comes with the SmartThings Link. It transforms it into a Zigbee and Z-wave smart home hub to wirelessly connect to and control the many compatible smart devices so they can all work together. You would regularly pay $ 220 for the bundle when not on sale.

If you already use  [Read More…]

Samsung’s SmartThings ADT wireless home security system has dropped to $100

Protect your home.

The Samsung SmartThings ADT wireless home security DIY starter kit is down to $ 99.99 on Amazon. It had been selling for around $ 300 since early September. Then it dropped to $ 200 in October, and then down to $ 150 earlier this month. This is a new low price and the best we’ve seen.

The starter kit comes with a seven-inch touchscreen security hub, two door and window detectors, and a motion  [Read More…]