Zigbee

09.08.14
TiVo's new Mini is close, but it could be missing the WiFi we're waiting for
09.08.14

TiVo's new Mini is close, but it could be missing the WiFi we're waiting for

The TiVo Mini is a great little device and add-on if you've got one of the company's DVRs, but the...

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08.18.14
PĒQ marks Best Buy's entrance into smart home market
08.18.14

PĒQ marks Best Buy's entrance into smart home market

All the big players are getting into the smart home/connected device market. First, Google acquire...

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07.01.14
GE promises smart light bulbs without the usual steep prices
07.01.14

GE promises smart light bulbs without the usual steep prices

Many smartphone-controlled light bulbs cost a pretty penny, even if you're not interested in mood-...

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05.09.14
Revolv Smart Home Hub and app eases home automation setup
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05.09.14

Revolv Smart Home Hub and app eases home automation setup

As noted in my Macworld/iWorld 2014 talk on using Siri to control the "Internet of Things", there'...

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04.07.14
SmartThings Hub: Connecting your home, phone and you
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04.07.14

SmartThings Hub: Connecting your home, phone and you

At Macworld/iWorld 2014, I delivered a talk about Siri and connected devices titled "Siri's Arms a...

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10.17.13
Samsung's Smart Bulb edges closer to launch as it gains US approval
10.17.13

Samsung's Smart Bulb edges closer to launch as it gains US approval

Philips may be at the forefront of connected lighting with its Hue range, but could soon have a co...

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04.11.13
University of Michigan's GapSense may help WiFi harmonize with wireless neighbors
04.11.13

University of Michigan's GapSense may help WiFi harmonize with wireless neighbors

WiFi is an unintentional bully in the wireless world: as it has to be powerful and respond quickly...

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04.02.13
Scout sensors, app jump start your home protection
04.02.13

Scout sensors, app jump start your home protection

There's a rather nifty crowdfunded project that aims to deliver a "roll-your-own" home security...

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03.27.13
ZigBee IP spec goes public, offers open IPv6 mesh networking
03.27.13

ZigBee IP spec goes public, offers open IPv6 mesh networking

While ZigBee hasn't become as ubiquitous in wireless as the likes of Bluetooth or WiFi, it has car...

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