home automation

Sony UBP-X1100ES 4K Blu-ray Player Review

The choice of the professionals What is the Sony UBP-X1100ES? The Sony UBP-X1100ES is the latest 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player from the company’s professional

Sonos Beam vs. Sonos Playbar: Which home theater soundbar should you buy?

When it comes to home theater soundbars, there’s an almost endless array of choices, but if you’re a Sonos enthusiast it comes down to just

Amazon Echo Dot vs Google Home Mini : Here’s what to know before choosing a smart speaker.

You’ve just noticed a great price on an Amazon Echo Dot or Google Home Mini smart speaker. Should you buy one? The prices are intended

Raspberry Pi: Everything you need to know

How to get started with this $35 mini-PC that’s beloved by makers and DIY enthusiasts. The Raspberry Pi craze is a little over five years

Control4 EA-1 Home Automation System Review

One of the great inventions of the 20th century, the humble Lego brick, doesn’t inspire much admiration on its own. Take more than 32 million

How to Download and Install iOS 10 on an iPad

UPDATE, Sept. 13, 1:45PM ET: You might want to wait before updating to iOS 10, as we’re seeing reports of the update bricking devices from within and outside

TiO Home Automation System Review

The folks at TiO (short for “Turn it On”) claim they’re taking “an entirely fresh approach to home automation” with a philosophy that considers the

Logi Circle Review – WiFi camera with a hit of hyperlapse

Logitech said it wanted its Logi brand to be more friendly than traditional computer peripherals, and the Circle home camera certainly fits the bill. A

New Kodak surveillance camera rivals Nest Cam with a lower price

While Google’s Next Cam is arguably the most popular connected home surveillance camera around, that doesn’t stop other camera makers from trying to compete with

How HomeKit embraces Siri, Apple Watch and iCloud

Apple is bolstering HomeKit, bringing more smart home kit under the automation umbrella and adding Apple Watch, Siri, and iCloud integration to boost usability both

Ilumi Smart LED Bulbs review; Bluetooth brains

  In the connected home space, lighting has become rather dull. Several lightbulbs change color, and can react to an app; it’s all fairly mundane