Smart Appliances

Smart Appliances

For a couple decades, there wasn't much progress in the home appliance world. But now, these smart appliances that connect your oven, refrigerator or washer and dryer to the Internet through Wi-Fi connections can help you save money and have a more energy-efficient home. As home appliance companies begin to create more smart appliances, people will discover many more ways they're helped by technology.

Water Heater Automation: Ready for Smarter Water?

Water heaters are strange beasts in the world of home automation: They tend to rely on older sensors and plumbing to work, making it difficult to give them smart features. But the market is starting to change that with water heater automation products ...

Top Smart Kitchen Gadgets Coming Soon

Thanks to the "Internet of Things," the dream of having a truly smart kitchen is finally coming true. Our article covers the top six kitchen gadgets that are coming soon, that will be fully connected and feature wireless connectivity and remote control

Amazon Echo: Voice Recognition with a Bluetooth Speaker

The Amazon Echo is Amazon's latest device for the digital home, and it combines a wireless speaker with voice recognition capabilities similar to the iPhone's nearly ubiquitous, Siri. News, weather, information, and music are all available ...

Rachio Iro Smart Sprinkler Saves You Money on Outdoor Water Usage

The Rachio Iro Smart Sprinker provides automatic watering for all your vegetation that can be wirelessly controlled from the comfort of your smartphone. If you are looking for an intelligent sprinkler system ...

The Darma Smart Cushion: Your Sitting Coach and Guide

Who would have ever thought that a seat cushion would be smart enough to tell us that our posture is bad and that we need to stand up, stretch and take a break? The Darma Smart Cushion not only alerts you to bad sitting habits, but it also tracks and ...

Remote Control Cleaning

I'm lazy. Ask anyone. It's particularly apparent when it comes to organizing my room and cleaning. One year out of college, I have other things...

10 Great Smart Home Gifts for Mom

Mother's Day is quickly approaching and to show them that you appreciate them get them something that is appropriate for them. We've looked through a variety of items to come up with smart home gifts, tech gifts and on-the go gifts that are perfect for ..

Skydrop Smart Sprinkler Controller Improves Lawns

The Skydrop Smart Sprinkler Controller is an innovative product that harnesses the power of cloud technology. Skydrop does the work for you by monitoring and tracking weather conditions and making smart decisions...

Outsmarted By LG’s Smart Refrigerator

LG might have just done it. They may have created a smart refrigerator that is smarter than you -- at least in some things. After...

ZigBee Home Delivers Automation

ZigBee Home h as been making home automation a possibility for homeowners for a little more than a decade. The ZigBee Alliance was created...