Tag Archive: ‘Smart


Amazon and Onida team up to launch first Fire TV Edition smart TVs in India

After North America and Europe, Amazon has finally launched its first Fire TV Edition smart TVs in India.

What you need to know Amazon has partnered with Onida to bring Fire TV Edition smart TVs to the Indian market. The Onida Fire TV Edition comes in two sizes – 32-inch and 43-inch. Both models will be available for purchase via Amazon.in starting from December 20.

Amazon today announced the launch of new Fire TV Edition smart TVs  [Read More…]

Lenovo Smart Clock gets a cool new Assistant feature

The “Impromptu” feature is powered by machine learning technology from the Magenta open source project.

What you need to know A new software update rolling out to the Lenovo Smart Clock adds an Assistant feature called “Impromptu.” The new alarm option enables the Smart Clock to give users an alarm sound that fits their situation, depending on things like the time of day or weather. In addition to the new “Impromptu” feature, the software update brings a  [Read More…]

Xcentz Smart Wireless Camera review

Adding security cameras to a house in 2019 is an entirely different experience than it was just a few years back. Homeowners no longer need to hire an electrician or spend hundreds of dollars just to install a camera or two. It’s easier, and cheaper, than ever.

There are plenty of options available to consumers which provide high definition video and security, if not just peace of mind. For well under a hundred dollars we can get eyes on our  [Read More…]

Google explains how it created ultrasonic features for Nest smart displays

It’ll also soon work in even more ways.

What you need to know Google rolled out ultrasonic sensing features last month to Nest displays, something that was inspired by a Googler’s older father walking closer to the display to read information. The feature uses inaudible sound waves to detect when a person is near or far away from the display and changes the size of the text on the screen. It currently works with timers, commute times,  [Read More…]

iRobot Roomba 980 vs. Roborock S6: Which smart vacuum should you buy?

Does iRobot’s first Internet-connected flagship robot vacuum still hold up?

Tried and true iRobot Roomba 980

$ 799 at Amazon

Pros Silicone brushes are easy to clean and made to last Dirt detection sensor can make multiple passes to clean extra dirty spots Cons No real-time location No zone cleaning feature Lacks no-go zones that newer Roombas have No mopping ability Needs physical lighthouses to block off areas

iRobot’s Roomba 980 has been around for  [Read More…]

The Schlage Encode Smart lock has dropped to the lowest price we’ve seen

A super convenient lock that allows you to monitor who is coming and going from your home.

I absolutely love this Schlage Encode smartlock, which is why I’m happy it’s on sale this Cyber Monday. Unlike many other smart locks out there, this one features built-in Wi-Fi, so you don’t need an external hub to allow it to access the internet. Once it’s connected to your network, you can control it using the app or your smart home assistant.  [Read More…]

Get the August Smart Lock for much less today only

If you’ve been sitting on the sidelines and waiting for a great deal before buying a smart lock, that day has finally arrived. The August Smart Lock is available at nearly $ 100 off on Cyber Monday, December 2 only.

August Smart Lock Cyber Monday Deal

There are two different options available here, the Smart Lock and the Smart Lock Pro with Wi-Fi bridge. These are up to 63% off thanks to this one-day sale, so don’t miss out.

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This discounted Nest smart lock is the deal so nice I bought it twice

I’d be lying if I said most of the tech that I buy, or get for review, changes my life. A new phone is great, but it’s still a phone. Smart lights are nice, but they just turn on and off, or different colors.

But one thing I bought in the past year truly changed my life for the better, and it’s a product I cannot stop recommending. In fact, it’s such a good product that I bought two of  [Read More…]

This is the lowest Amazon price the Schlage Encode Smart lock has ever been

A super convenient lock that allows you to monitor who is coming and going from your home.

I absolutely love this Schlage Encode smartlock. Unlike many other smart locks out there, this one features built-in Wi-Fi, so you don’t need an external hub to allow it to access the internet. Once it’s connected to your network, you can control it using the app or your smart home assistant. In addition to looking gorgeous, it allows you to give out  [Read More…]

Double-check your furnace before buying a smart thermostat on Black Friday

Is your furnace ready for a smart thermostat? Let’s find out.

Of all the smart home gadgets that have emerged over the last few years, one of the most noteworthy has been smart thermostats. The thermostat has never been a particularly exciting part of any home, but the rise of smart ones has changed that.

With a smart thermostat, you can change the temperature using an app on your phone, control the thermostat remotely from anywhere in  [Read More…]