SiliconDust Plans HDVR All-in-One DVR and Tuner (Update: Connect Duo+)

Jan 10, 2018 by

SiliconDust wants to make their HDHomeRun DVR service even more accessible, so they are announcing the HDHomeRun Connect Duo+, an OTA tuner with built-in DVR capabilities.

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Ring Acquires and Previews Products from Mr. Beams

Jan 9, 2018 by

Ring has just acquired Mr. Beams, the company known for inexpensive, battery-operated LED security lighting. Ring intends to operate Mr. Beams as an independent company, but you'll also likely see “Ring Beams”-branded products hit the market later this year.

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SiliconDust Announces HDHomeRun Prime 6

Jan 9, 2018 by

SiliconDust is finally planning to launch their six-tuner HDHomeRun Prime 6 this year. We've got all the details including the design, release window, and pricing.

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EZVIZ Lookout is a Doorbell Camera for Peepholes

Jan 9, 2018 by

Video doorbells are great, but what if your door only has a peephole? The EZVIZ Lookout is a solution for people looking for a peephole with smarts.

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New Bridge Brings Wemo into HomeKit Fold

Jan 9, 2018 by

The new Wemo Bridge adds HomeKit compatibility to Wemo devices. This gives Wemo device users more options for voice and app control than ever before.

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Large Touchscreens for All Your Appliances

Jan 8, 2018 by

Despite numerous concerns expressed by analysts and a healthy skepticism by consumers, appliance manufacturers seem determined to integrate large touchscreen panels into connected kitchen appliances.

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Insteon Comes to Google Assistant

Jan 8, 2018 by

Now you can control all of your Insteon devices and scenes with your voice using Google Assistant through Google Home devices.

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Unveiled Tells a Brief Story at the Start CES 2018

Jan 8, 2018 by

The CES show floor may not be open yet, but there have already been numerous events. We went to CES Unveiled to look for the latest news and came away with a couple favorites.

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Onelink Puts Alexa around Your Home—at a High Price

Jan 8, 2018 by

First Alert's new OneLink Safe & Sound will be part smoke and carbon monoxide detector, part "premium" speaker, and part digital voice assistant. The concept is intriguing, but we're concerned that the addition of the audio features will price this device out of the market.

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Home: On #098 – CES Wishes, with Megan Wollerton

Jan 7, 2018 by

CES is right around the corner, and in what has become something of a tradition, we’re joined by one of the tech experts from CNET’s Smart Home. This year, Megan Wollerton helps recap last year’s CES while making some predictions—almost more like wishes—about this year’s show, which is right around the corner. We also run through a bunch of news and product updates.

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Home: On #095 – Kitchen Panels, with Mike Wolf

Nov 20, 2017 by

The Smart Kitchen Summit's curator, Mike Wolf, joins us to review the discussions that Richard facilitated at this year's event. Included in this episode, you'll hear Richard's own panel, Don't Brick My Fridge, where he discusses with his panelists some of the issues businesses face when selling connected products.

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Home: On #093 – CEDIA 2017

Sep 25, 2017 by

CEDIA 2017 was in San Diego this year, and we were on the ground to see what’s trending. We spoke with some of our old friends, and we spent time with some vendors we haven’t previously interviewed. Voice is King, or Queen as it were, and consumer products continue to change the face of home technology—even in the professional space.

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