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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Home: On #075 – The Integration Trifecta, with Chris Allen

Aug 11, 2016 by

Your car may be the latest accessory to your smart home, Savant releases its long-anticipated consumer-targeted remote, and iDevices CEO Chris Allen joins us to talk about their moves in the connected home with HomeKit, Echo, and more. And stick with us for a special giveaway for many of our listeners.

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Home: On #074 – The First House, with Anthony Lemos

Jul 28, 2016 by

Richard's friend Anthony just bought his first house, and he’s ready to deck it out with the latest in smarthome tech. But before diving too deeply into that, they ponder Nest’s decision to build an outdoor camera with a long, ugly cable. Seriously, that thing is ugly.

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Disconnected by TCP

Jul 20, 2016 by

TCP is the latest casualty in the connected home cloud services space. Connected by TCP products no longer function remotely or through third party systems, including previous integrations with SmartThings, Wink, or Muzzley.

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Home: On #073 – HomeKit Revisited, with Adam Justice

Jul 5, 2016 by

We get a sneak peak at the Bluetooth 5 specs, Nest finally does something new-ish, and Apple comes through in a big way for HomeKit. Adam Justice joins us from WWDC to talk through all the announcements.

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Home: On #072 – Staples Retreats, with Richard Green

Jun 13, 2016 by

Richard Green joins us to catch up on smarthome news, and there’s a lot of it! Google introduces a home voice interface, Tony Fadell is out, and Staples retreats from the connected home. We also run through some of the new products out in stores these days.

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Staples Disconnect

Jun 4, 2016 by

After over a year of neglecting its Staples Connect platform, Staples is officially retreating from the smarthome business. Turns out the smarthome isn't "easy" after all. But all is not lost....

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Home: On #071 – b8ta Testing, with Phil Raub

Jun 3, 2016 by

We’re visiting the San Francisco bay area to check out some companies that are challenging the status quo in retail for connected technology products. Phil Raub and other guests talk about how a little store in Palo Alto is attempting to disrupt and invigorate connected technology sales in the physical retail space.

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Nest Pushes Out Revolv Shutdown Date, Clarifies Refund

May 15, 2016 by

Nest has quietly pushed out its shutdown date for the Revolv hub and may now be offering customers a full refund for their original hub purchase price.

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Home: On #070 – Educating Consumers, with Josh Bradshaw

May 10, 2016 by

Staples Connect may not be long for this world, Philips' long-awaited update to Hue is somewhat puzzling, and Muzzley's Josh Bradshaw joins us to discuss how aggregation services can educate consumers and ultimately simplify home automation.

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