Home: On #092 – System Recovery, with Doug Krug

Aug 31, 2017 by

It's been a long time since we've covered the news, and the DMZ's newest contributor, Doug Krug, helps us wade through some of the news we missed. Will.i.am breathes new life into Wink; Ring, Schlage, and Sylvania bring new products to market; and Thington is, sadly, no more. Plus: Doug has some good advice on how you should prepare for the inevitable hub failure and recovery process.

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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 #057 – Introducing Homeboy, with Matt Wilks

Oct 14, 2015 by

This week's news is all about integration: More stuff works with Nest, Insteon works with Echo, Ring works with Wink, and Richard is joined by colleague Matt Wilks to reveal the launch and availability of Homeboy—apps designed to simplify your Insteon experience.

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Home: On #055 – UK Perspectives, with Garry Whittaker

Sep 21, 2015 by

Harmony can now control your Insteon devices, Richard shares how he ensures his garage doors are closed, and Garry Whittaker of The Digital Lifestyle Show joins Richard to discuss the state of the home automation industry in the United Kingdom.

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Logitech’s Harmony Remote Update Expands Home Control

May 28, 2015 by

The long-awaited update to Logitech's living room hub products enables significantly expanded home control, integration, and scheduling capabilities.

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Home: On #045 – Spring Forward, with Jim Collison

Apr 6, 2015 by

GE readies smart appliances for home automation ecosystems like Wink, Canary shows up in retail outlets, and Nest misses a step on the switch to British Summer Time. We catch up on these stories and more with the host of Home Gadget Geeks, Jim Collison.

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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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The Perfect Home Theater Remote

Mar 12, 2012 by

Gone are the days of 6 different remotes for all the components in your home theater.  Now we have universal remotes that control two or more of these components.  But a lot of times we wish these remotes did more.  This is a discussion on the ideal features of a practical home theater remote. A...

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Holiday Gift Guide for Geeks

Dec 7, 2011 by

The holidays are quickly approaching, and if you're anything like the writers at the DMZ, you probably have barely started your holiday gift buying, if at all. Never fear though! We're here to give you lots of ideas, at least for the geeks on your list.

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