The new Samsung Connect Home Wi-Fi mesh system is available for pre-order on June 2. It also functions as a hub for connected home devices that use the SmartThings protocol.
Source: Fix Wi-Fi Troubles With the Samsung Connect Home | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
After spending more than 25 hours swapping out receptacles, flipping switches, programming timers, and talking to home-automation experts, we’ve determined that the HomeSeer HS-WD100+ is the best Z-Wave in-wall dimmer for smart-home systems.
Source: The best Z-Wave in-wall dimmer
With HomePod, Apple puts Siri in a speaker to face off against the Amazon Echo and Google Home. Let’s see how they stack up against each other.
Source: Apple HomePod vs. Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: Smart Speaker Showdown | PCMag.com
We’re comparing Apple to oranges. Here’s why Apple HomePod stands apart from its supposed competitors, Amazon, Google and Sonos.
Source: No, You Can’t Compare Apple HomePod to Amazon Echo or Sonos – CE Pro
The FINANCIAL — Samsung Electronics America, Inc. on June 1 announced Samsung Connect Home will be available exclusively for pre-order on BestBuy.com starting June 4.
Source: Samsung Embarks on New Era of Whole Home Automation with the Launch of Samsung Connect Home Smart Wi-Fi System
Andy Rubin has turned his attention to the kitchen counter and the smart home. Alongside the Essential Phone, the founder of Android on Tuesday debuted the Essential Home — a countertop smart speaker that has a lot in common with the Amazon Echo and the Google Home.
Source: Andy Rubin’s Essential Home will choreograph your smart home – CNET
Powerful, Intelligent Indoor Security Camera Joins Lineup of Top-Rated, Award-Winning Nest Indoor and Outdoor Cameras
Source: New Nest Cam IQ Indoor Security Camera | HomeToys
Targeting Sonos and Amazon Alexa, Apple HomePod aims to reinvent home music with $349 quality voice-controlled home audio speaker that also controls all HomeKit-connected devices.
Source: Apple HomePod Speaker Debuts, But Is It Too Late? – CE Pro
We sat down with ecobee’s CEO to get the inside track on the connected home and what the company has planned, including some details about the all new ecobee4.
Source: Ecobee CEO on the Future of the Connected Home
There is no shortage of home security devices out there, and I have even reviewed an indoor camera here at the Gadgeteer that I liked a lot…
Source: Nexia HD Wi-Fi home security cameras review