Smart-Home Management Startup Thington is Acqui-Hired by Eero

The smart-home industry is only growing, both for consumers and businesses. Customers want to purchase devices to further build their smart-homes, and businesses want to get in on the action while the market is active. As we covered yesterday, one...

Genie is a Replica Echo Dot for $35 that isn’t as Good

Since the invention of Siri for the iPhone, smart tech users have become accustomed to and intrigued by newer technologies that are voice-controlled. Amazon's Alexa, the voice that powers Echo, Echo Dot and various other smart-home tools, has become a...

Oomi Smart Home is Unmonitored and too Expensive to Secure Your Home

If you’re a shopper looking for a home security system, you have two basic needs. You want a system that is smart—cutting edge in terms of home automation—and your system should be as simple to set up as possible. The...

Musician Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas Buys Home Security Tool Wink

There's money to be made in the world of home automation and smart gadgets. The industry could be worth over $21 billion by the year 2020, and major companies like Google, Amazon, Apple, Samsung and others are slowly inching their...

Can the Honeywell Lyric C1 Wi-Fi Camera Replace Home Security?

Honeywell is known in the security industry for various smart appliances and security products, including thermostats and leak detectors. They recently released their Lyric C1, the latest in Honeywell home security devices. Lyric C1 is a flexible home security tool...

REVIEW: Stand-Alone Smart Cameras Get Tiny with the Logi Circle 2

Most people are familiar with Logitech for their massive catalog of computer accessories, but the brand has made their mark in the home security space. And they have a good product at that. Meet the Logi Circle 2. The original...

Nest Cam IQ Uses CSI Style Technology, but Does the Camera Protect Your Home?

If you’ve ever dreamed of protecting your home with security cameras that recognize faces, akin to the technologies seen in crime shows like CSI, then the Nest Cam IQ is for you. Nest Cam IQ is the latest addition to...

Dojo Smart-Home Gizmo on Sale in US – What it Means for Home Security

Dojo’s smart-home gizmo, an Internet of Things device aimed to address the privacy concerns of those with home automation devices, is finally up for sale in the United States. This comes after a few years of development. The product has...

REVIEW: Wink Hub 2, Smart Hub but not Smart Security

Homeowners looking for a smart hub system to connect the various home automation devices they have in the home will find a good option with the Wink Hub 2, the second rendition of Wink’s smart hub devices. Clocking in at...

Review: Wansview $35 Security Camera Streams HD Video, but Does it Compete with Home Security?

Looking for a miniature, compact, and extremely affordable home security camera? Look no further than the indoor camera by Wansview, a $35 home security camera that streams HD video straight to your iPhone or Android device. With simple set-up, through...