Fibaro Announces HomeKit Sensors

Dec 16, 2016 by

Poland-based smart home company Fibaro has announced it will soon be offering HomeKit-compatible versions of its popular sensor products, currently available for Z-Wave.

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Entertainment 2.0 #391: Spotty FOX

Dec 15, 2016 by

Listener favorite James Montemagno joins Richard this week as Plex dominates our video news. Plexivus and some more traditional holidays bring great deals. Spotify now controls your Sonos Speakers, and next year expect to find Cortana in speakers and other devices around your home. New media file management options hit Windows and Xbox, and somehow James manages to talk about Super Mario Bros.

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Home: On #081 – More T’s, with Dave Evans

Dec 8, 2016 by

Insteon and others add scene control to your Amazon Echo, CNET gives the Wink Hub 2 one thumb up and two thumbs down, and we finally get more T’s...but not from IFTTT. Stringify co-founder and CTO Dave Evans joins us to talk about their powerful services integration platform that could take your smart home to the next level.

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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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