Seeing is safety.
I live in a relatively safe neighborhood, but some years ago, my home was burglarized. The thieves broke in through the back door. Since then, we’ve been more vigilant about locked doors and windows and installed a Nest Dropcam indoors to keep an eye on our house. It does a great job of showing my open-floor-plan kitchen, dining room and den, but is of no use for the space outside my home.
Nest Cam Outdoor takes everything that’s good about Nest Cam — easy setup, anywhere-in-the-world access and cloud-based footage recording – and adds in weatherproofing. It is an excellent addition to the Nest family of smart home devices. Read more…
More about Smart Home, Security Camera, Web Cam, Nest Cam Outdoor, and Nest
Amazon is sitting pretty on top of the smart home with its Alexa voice-controlled Echo devices, and Google will close in later this year with its own Home assistant device. But what about Apple?
While iOS 10’s much-needed Home app for controlling all your HomeKit-compatible smart home devices is a step in the right direction, the company may need an Echo rival of its own.
Apple is reportedly working on an Echo-like smart home device according to Bloomberg.
This report corroborates a earlier one from The Information earlier this year that Apple was developing its own Echo-like product based around Siri. Read more…
More about Voice Assistant, Smart Home, Siri, Apple, and Google Home
Plume, a Palo Alto-based company, without a doubt is going to solve your internet connectivity issues. Though it is joining Eero, Luma and Google’s …