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 ...

SmartThings Makes Your Home Smarter

SmartThings is one of the newest additions to the home automation marketplace. Their tagline is "The easiest way to make your world smarter." Checking...

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 ..

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 ...

7 of the Best New Smart Home Products

Are you ready for the coming wave of new smart home products that meet real needs instead of just offering superfluous digital additions? Here are the most practical solutions hitting the market and what they can do for you. Whirlpool Smart Washer 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...

Lowe’s Iris Home Automation Kits

The Lowe's Iris home automation kit has hit the market. Of course, it's only available from Lowe's Home Improvement stores. You'll get all the...

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 ...

Lono Smart Sprinkler System Keeps Plants Happy, Saves Money

If you are looking for a smart sprinkler system that will nourish your plants and lawn while saving you money at the same time, then Lono is the answer. The smart sprinkler provides...

HIRIS Brings Gesture Control to Wearables

Video games like XBox have had gesture control for a little while now. HIRIS brings it to a wearable and it's fantastic.The HIRIS Wearable Computer lets you use gestures to control smartphone apps. Let's wander over and check it out!