Google Assistant's visual smart home controls are on the way
They borrow a page from smart displays.
Neato robot vacuum can map multiple floors of your home
It also knows when to recharge if it can't finish cleaning in one go.
Ecobee smart thermostats now save you money during peak hours
Peak Relief lowers energy use when it's expensive.
MIT's robotic carpenters take the hassle out of custom furniture
Build your own chair without touching a saw.
Amazon acquires Ring's smart doorbell business
It's taking Nest head-on.
Netgear turns its security cameras into a separate business
Arlo is a hit for a company better known for its routers.
August's smart lock links up with Protect America's security systems
Protect America can lock your door the moment it's armed.
Audi smart home battery grid creates a 'virtual power plant'
EV drivers could join forces to help balance power demand.
Philips Hue lights will sync with music and games on your PC
It's also preparing a line of outdoor lights.