While the Wink Hub 2 appears to be very similar to the 1st generation hub it proved to be a more powerful and reliable. This affordable smart hub option wowed our testers with its compatibility easily pairing with most smart home devices we tried. Come see what our reviewers had to say about the design, features, and installation process as they get hands on to provide an in-depth review.
The Amazon Echo & Echo Dot are powerful home automation hubs but do you know what the difference is between the two? or what other devices are compatible with them? In this hands on review we explain the differences between the Echo & Echo Dot and discuss their performance during out testing.
We got our hands on the August Doorbell camera to conduct an in-depth review. We quickly realized the square video doorbell was a favorite among our reviewers and only out performed by the SkyBell HD and Ring Pro. With fantastic audio quality and smart lock integration its competitors can't match the August Doorbell Cam is a smart home device to consider.
Looking to give the gift of automation or simply trying to make your house a smart home? With so many different automation and IoT devices available it can be difficult to find the best products to meet your needs. We've tested and reviewed the best smart home devices to help you pick the best gifts and devices for every room in your house.
Say “Goodbye” to Ding Dong Ditch! SKYBELL’s Wi-Fi Video Doorbell allows live monitoring and alerts for when someone is outside your door in the palm of your hand. Compatible with most IOT Devices, the SKYBELL provides you and your family peace of mind and added security when you are not home.
ADT announced their Canopy service marking their entrance into the IoT space. Through Canopy ADT will be providing professional monitoring services for select smart home devices. Learn more about how Canopy works and its compatible devices.
300,000 SimpliSafe customers are unsafe according to a recent security advisory presented by IOActive’s senior security consultant Dr. Andrew Zonenberg. SimpliSafe systems can be hacked and PINs retrieved allowing thieves to disarm the system and enter without tripping an alarm. Customers have little recourse right now; the vulnerability cannot be fixed by OTA update so they will have to wait for SimpliSafe to provide updated replacement base stations and keypads. Learn more about this disturbing announcement and what you can do to protect your home if you’re a SimpliSafe customer.
In December 2015, SmartThings and Scout Alarm announced the launch of Scout Professional Monitoring on the SmartThings platform. While still in beta at the time of the announcement, this premium service addition will allow new and existing SmartThings customers to expand the level of security of their SmartThings Home Monitoring package to include professional 24/7 monitoring with police dispatch. Learn more about these two innovators.
Access, manage, control and keep an eye on your home no matter where you are with ADT's most advanced home system solution, ADT Pulse. Learn more about ADT Pulse packages, equipment and capabilities before you decide.
Homeowners can remotely access, manage and control their home with ADT Pulse. But before an ADT technician visits the home, many potential customers want to better understand ADT Pulse equipment. This expert overview will help explain what ADT Pulse equipment is used for and how.