Now You Can Watch Netflix Offline on iOS, Android

Nov 30, 2016 by

It's been a long time coming, but Netflix has finally added offline viewing of movies, shows, and originals to its iOS and Android app.

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Mac Home Controller Indigo Gets Major Update

Nov 30, 2016 by

Indigo, the powerful Mac-based DIY home control software, gets a major update. Indigo 7 brings significant Z-wave enhancements and improvements for users and developers alike.

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Plex Adds Photo Library Improvements

Nov 28, 2016 by

Usually when we're discussing Plex, it's in the context of managing video content. But Plex is also great for accessing your other media, including photos. The latest update to Plex includes some significant improvements to photo libraries, including automatic keyword tagging.

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Home: On #080 – Building Ecosystems, with Doug Evans

Nov 28, 2016 by

We’re bringing you Richard’s interview with Juicero founder Doug Evans from the Smart Kitchen Summit. But first, Josh Pollard joins us to run through some updates from the news, including our review of Securifi’s Almond 3 router, now shipping and available for purchase.

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b8ta SmartSpots Bring Much-needed Innovation to Lowe’s Stores

Nov 21, 2016 by

Lowe's brings b8ta's disruptive retail sensibilities in house through a new partnership to sell connected home technology. It's a wonderful contrast to Lowe's usual connected home sections, which typically feature placeholder cards and plastic mockups glued to display shelves.

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Jasco Releases Enbrighten Z-Wave Connected Bulb

Nov 18, 2016 by

Jasco has released a new connected bulb with all the usual specs. What's different about this bulb? It uses Z-Wave Plus to work in your Z-Wave connected home.

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Tablo TV DVR Comes to Xbox One

Nov 16, 2016 by

Tablo brings its popular over-the-air DVR platform to the Xbox one and Windows 10, offering live and recorded TV playback, guide, and commercial skipping features for cordcutters. You bring the antenna and storage, and Tablo delivers the content.

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Home: On #079 – Simple Control, with Will Price

Nov 14, 2016 by

We finally sit down with Simple Control CEO Will Price to discuss their versatile iOS-based control system for your home. We find out that they have answers for people who insist on having tactile buttons and that Will’s not the biggest fan of HomeKit. But first, how much is a dishwasher that orders its own soap refills worth to you?

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Home: On #078 – Our Homes, with Veronica Belmont

Oct 10, 2016 by

Canary reveals a new security camera for indoor and outdoor use, Google finally reveals more about its anticipated Google Home product, and Veronica Belmont joins the show to talk about the smarthome tech she and Richard each use in their respective homes.

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Home: On #077 – The Echo Chamber, with Josh Pollard

Sep 29, 2016 by

We didn't attend CEDIA this year, but that's OK because Alexa basically stole the show anyway. Josh Pollard joins us to talk about all the Echo (and some other CEDIA) news. We also discuss some HomeKit updates now that Apple has officially released iOS 10.

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Home: On #076 – Hey Sonos…, with Ashley Daigneault

Sep 12, 2016 by

Ashley Daigneault joins us to catch up on a surprising amount of news for this time of year. Sonos finally opens up to third-party integration, Philips announces new Hue products at IFA Berlin, and everybody wants to work with the Echo...including Sonos (but you're going to have to wait for that)!

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Philips Announces New Hue Motion Sensor, Bulbs

Aug 29, 2016 by

Philips has announced a new motion sensor for its Hue line. Additionally, Philips announced updated version of its mainstay color bulbs and new form factors, including long-awaited BR30s, for its tunable white bulbs.

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