Automation

Flic: Automation In A Single Click

Have you heard of Flic? The Swedish tech firm might not be the first name that springs to mind when you think of home automation. As we edge toward 2020, though, this Indiegogo start-up success story is changing the way we control our homes. It’s easy to assume that home automation peaked with voice control, […]

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7 Key Takeaways From Apple WWDC 2019: Home Automation & More

In terms of priority, Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is second to the autumn iPhone launch. This year, though, with iPhone sales down for the first time in a decade and the smartphone market seemingly plateauing, WWDC 2019 took on whole new meaning when Apple home automation, along with system and product updates, became a […]

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Do it Yourself Home Automation: Start Here

Today’s look at where to start with home automation DIY is very much angled toward beginners. If you’re an old hand at using voice assistants to control your smart home devices, an Insteon expert, or well underway building out the smart home of your dreams, this guide is absolutely not for you. We’d urge you […]

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Amazon and Its Emerging Home Automation Line

If you think about Amazon’s role in smart home devices and technology, there’s one product that instantly springs to mind… Smart speakers. With the enduringly popular Echo family with the ubiquitous digital assistant Alexa onboard, Amazon has already exerted a stranglehold on a key segment of the market. Amazon’s approach with smart speakers exemplifies the […]

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What Home Automation Works with Google Home?

Among all smart home devices, how do you know what home automation works with Google home? Google Home first burst onto the scene back in mid-2016 at Google I/O. It was then rolled out with Pixel toward the end of that same year. This powerful alternative to Alexa, its only serious rival in the smart […]

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