It's little surprise that the humble alarm clock is currently undergoing something of a renaissance as we enter the age of the connected home. With smart displays, and voice controlled smart assistants becoming more sophisticated by the day, it was only going to be a matter of time until the tech transitioned to our bedside tables. While smartphones hooked up to a wider … [Read more...] about A Connected Start to Every Day – The Best Smart Alarm Clock Devices and Speakers
Belkin's smart home brand WeMo has established itself as one of, if not the leading name in the world of smart plugs and switches for home automation and control. Stepping in to fill the gap between traditional lighting and electronic devices, smart sockets and switches offer an affordable alternative to upgrading your bulbs to smart lighting equivalents in every room while … [Read more...] about Getting Started With WeMo – The Essential Guide to WeMo Devices
Smart home buttons are pretty much what they sound like, allowing for a tactile interface with your smart home devices that offers a level of flexibility beyond that of traditional switches or remotes. It may seem like the age of the fully automated smart home is looking to do away with the need for physical interfaces such as old-school switches or remote controllers in … [Read more...] about The Best Smart Home Buttons for One Touch Smart Home Control
If you're exploring the miniaturized smart speaker market right now, the chances are that you're either looking at Amazon's Echo Dot or Google's rival, the Home Mini as your next pocket-sized voice assistant. But what are the major differences between these two entry-level smart speakers and does one offer significantly more advantages over the other? In this guide, we've … [Read more...] about Google Home Mini vs Amazon Echo Dot – Which Compact Smart Speaker is Better?
When it comes to high quality smart and wireless audio devices, Sonos have built up a reputation as being among the best in the business. Having historically been near the front of the pack for high performance audio and speaker systems, it was little surprise to many that in the age of the smart home entertainment device, Sonos were always going to represent a strong … [Read more...] about The Best Sonos Speakers – Your Guide to the Best Sonos Devices for Awesome Audio