Home: On #088 – It’s Complicated, with Molly Wood

May 1, 2017 by

Samsung releases an impressive new Wi-Fi system but initially limits it to Galaxy S8 users, Burger King and Dominos try to play tricks with your digital home assistants, and Molly Wood joins us for a spirited discussion about how so many smart devices just seem plain dumb. Are the devices really dumb...or maybe just too complicated for most consumers?

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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 #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 #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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Home: On #065 – CES 2016

Jan 18, 2016 by

We're in Las Vegas at CES, seeing some of the latest and yet to be released new products for the connected home. Will we see everything come to market? Maybe, maybe not...but that's part of the fun of CES.

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Home: On #064 – Anticipating CES, with Rich Brown

Dec 31, 2015 by

It's our last episode of 2015, and CES is right around the corner. Who better to discuss what we anticipate seeing at the show than CNET's Executive Editor, Rich Brown? What will be the big themes at this year's show? Our money's on the smart home and wearables.

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Home: On #061 – Smarthome Venting, with Chris Compton

Dec 4, 2015 by

Hunter Douglas introduces a battery operated shade system, First Alert releases the first HomeKit compatible smoke detector, and D-Link is trying too hard with an expensive switch that incorporates everything but the kitchen sink. On this news-packed episode, we’re joined by Chris Compton from Smart Home HQ.

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Apple Stores Offer Hue Bridge HomeKit Upgrade Discount

Nov 23, 2015 by

Challenged redeeming Philips' Hue Bridge HomeKit Upgrade Discount? Apple.com and local Apple Stores have the new bridge at a hassle-free, discounted price.

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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 #056 – Customer Focus, with Matt Swatsky

Sep 30, 2015 by

Quirky declares bankruptcy, Hue adds to its product lineup, and Richard gushes over Serena shades and Pico remotes with guest co-host Matt Swatsky from Lutron. He tried to get a scoop on Lutron’s anticipated HomeKit updates, but we’ll just have to wait to hear more about that. It shouldn’t be too long now.

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Home: On #050 – HomeKit Confusion, with Josh Pollard

Jun 15, 2015 by

DMZ colleague Josh Pollard joins Richard to mark 50 episodes of Home: On over the past two years and discuss what’s changed in their respective homes as the industry continues to grow and evolve. And with HomeKit products releasing now, you can be sure they spent some time talking about that hot mess plus a bit of other smarthome news.

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