How to Get Started with Home Automation – Part 2: Lighting

When most people think of a smart home, they think of automated lighting.  Automating your lighting is probably the easiest way to get started with home automation.  It also helps save money on electricity, adds a layer of security and … Continued

Rumor: New Nest Thermostat in the Making

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If you believe in FCC regulatory filings, and honestly who doesn’t, then start believing that there is a new Nest Thermostat on the horizon.  The story was surprisingly first reported by Business Insider in what may be their first piece of … Continued

SmartThings will work with Amazon Echo

Samsung announced yesterday (and then deleted the post) that Amazon Echo will support SmartThings.  In the post entitled “Alexa, Turn On My SmartThings” Samsung noted that the Echo + SmartThings integration will work with both the existing SmartThings Hub, and … Continued