Home: On #035 – Catching Up, with Tom Merritt

Oct 7, 2014 by

Daily Tech News Show host Tom Merritt joins us to catch up on the latest smarthome news, including recent product announcements from Wink and Logitech, a lawsuit from iControl, and a truly smart connected LED bulb.

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Once Redbox Instant Locks Up, So Does Your Content

Oct 7, 2014 by

Redbox Instant is closing its doors at the end of the day, October 7. The service never gained the traction Verizon and Redbox had hoped, but what does this mean for those customers who jumped in? Subscribers get a refund, but purchased content is gone for now.

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Home: On #034 – CEDIA Expo

Sep 19, 2014 by

At CEDIA Expo 2014 in Denver, Colorado, Richard takes to the floor and interviews vendors offering products and technologies for your connected home.

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Roamio OTA Now Brings TiVo to Cord Cutters

Sep 14, 2014 by

TiVo's previously announced sub-$50 OTA DVR is now available at Best Buy. Depending on your tolerance for monthly fees, this may be one of the best cord cutting devices available.

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Home: On #033 – Solving Problems, with Dave McCabe

Sep 12, 2014 by

Elgato releases a connected bulb and home monitoring solution, of course there’s lighting news—most recently from Philips and GE—and Dave McCabe joins Richard to talk about his entrée into home automation to solve specific problems around his home and projects he’s undertaken using SmartThings.

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Three Connected Bulbs: A Quick Comparison

Sep 3, 2014 by

Major lighting manufacturers GE, Philips, and TCP have all come out with their own connected household bulbs. We round them up for a quick comparison of their features and benefits.

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Retailers Struggle to Introduce Smarthome Tech

Aug 31, 2014 by

As retailers scramble to sell you connected devices for the home, their offerings are inconsistent, disorganized, and confusing. With a few notable exceptions, retail's approach seemingly lacks strategic planning or vision.

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Home: On #032 – Retail Struggles, with Dave Zatz

Aug 30, 2014 by

Revolv joins the AllSeen Alliance, Samsung’s purchase of SmartThings is confirmed, and Dave Zatz joins Richard to discuss retail’s sloppy moves in bringing smarthome products to the masses.

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Showtime Anytime Finally Lands on Apple TV

Aug 27, 2014 by

Apple has added Showtime Anytime to the Apple TV platform, adding to the increasing content library now available on the device.

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INSTEON Now Available at RadioShack

Aug 21, 2014 by

A selection of INSTEON products and kits are now available at newer RadioShack locations around the U.S.

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Home: On #031 – Integration Assistance, with Jason Griffing

Aug 18, 2014 by

Integrator Jason Griffing from HomeTech.fm joins us to discuss the latest news in the smarthome space, then he gives us some insight into how an integrator may be able to help even a DIY enthusiast for both large and small projects.

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Microsoft Redesigns Xbox Video for Windows

Aug 1, 2014 by

Microsoft has released an update for the Xbox Video app for Windows that forgoes metro design for more traditional sidebar navigation and vertical scrolling.

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