Home: On #092 – System Recovery, with Doug Krug
It’s been a long time since we’ve covered the news, and the DMZ’s newest contributor, Doug Krug, helps us wade through some of the news we missed. Will.i.am breathes new life into Wink; Ring, Schlage, and Sylvania bring new products to market; and Thington is, sadly, no more. Plus: Doug has some good advice on how you should prepare for the inevitable hub failure and recovery process.
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- i.am+ buys Wink
- Will.i.am and Wink’s First Z-Wave Devices
- Microsoft Shows Off a Thermostat Based on Cortana
- Video: Johnson Controls Reinvents the Thermostat
- Video: A Day Made of Glass
- Ring adds battery and solar-powered security cameras and lights
- Tile Pro Can Help You Find Your Keys
- Logitech Harmony skill is much better now
- Schlage Sense HomeKit Bluetooth Deadbolt is shipping
- ilumi now works with IFTTT
- Sylvania Smart+ HomeKit compatible accessories available to order
- Thington shuttering
- CEDIA Show
- Attend this year’s Smart Kitchen Summit (use promo code HOMEON for 25% off tickets)
- Follow Doug on Twitter at @dougkrug
- Read his posts at Smart Home Primer
- Check out a preview of the DMZ’s newest podcast, Story Players
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