Home automation

08.06.14
Poll: What home devices would you like to have controlled by HomeKit?
08.06.14

Poll: What home devices would you like to have controlled by HomeKit?

At WWDC 2014, Apple announced a new developer framework called HomeKit. The idea behind HomeKit is t...

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07.22.14
EverSense: More than a smart thermostat
07.22.14

EverSense: More than a smart thermostat

First, there was the Nest Learning Thermostat, which brought home environment control to iOS users...

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07.16.14
TechCrunch: Samsung eyeing home automation startup SmartThings
07.16.14

TechCrunch: Samsung eyeing home automation startup SmartThings

We know that Samsung isn't one to let any potential market segment pass it by, and according to Te...

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06.24.14
Rachio Iro Smart Sprinkler Controller: Watering by iPhone
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06.24.14

Rachio Iro Smart Sprinkler Controller: Watering by iPhone

The American West and Southwest are usually in a state of drought. It's not climate change causing...

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06.20.14
An early look at Siri and HomeKit
06.20.14

An early look at Siri and HomeKit

At Macworld/iWorld 2014, I made a presentation on the part that Siri could play in the home automa...

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06.03.14
Apple attempts to conquer the connected home
06.03.14

Apple attempts to conquer the connected home

It was only one announcement among many at WWDC 2014's opening keynote, and Craig Federighi, Apple...

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05.27.14
The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for May 27, 2014
05.27.14

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for May 27, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get so...

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05.17.14
Feedback Loop: Home automation, Chrome extensions and more
05.17.14

Feedback Loop: Home automation, Chrome extensions and more

Welcome to Feedback Loop, a weekly roundup of the most interesting discussions happening within the...

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05.11.14
Microsoft's Cortana could soon control your mood lighting
05.11.14

Microsoft's Cortana could soon control your mood lighting

​Microsoft's Cortana may be younger than counterparts such as Google Now and Apple's Siri, but the...

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