Our design conference Roadmap is around the corner. Here are some of the things I’m excited about.
As the meaning of design continues to evolve in the tech industry, this is what it means to me.
The objects around us — from cars to clothes to baby monitors — are now internet-connected, and acting almost on their own. What laws do we need to control and protect ourselves when these objects act up?
The August smart lock ships Tuesday, and for those wondering if you should spend $250 for a connected lock, the answer is yes. Especially if you are an iOS user.
It will be an automated holiday this year, with major big box retailers gearing up to stock and support connected home devices from a variety of vendors.
Silicon Valley’s design conference, Roadmap, is next month and we’ve got a killer lineup.
This week’s podcast covers a bunch of topics from a hub to handle your many home hubs, to a smart light bulb that responds to you and your environment.
I’ve traded my two $70 thermostats for $500 worth of thermostats, and I’m not yet sure it has been worth it. This week we welcome Ecobee’s co-CEO and discuss Apple’s watch.
The day that the Nest thermostat works with all of your old-school Crestron and Control4 gear has finally arrived. At the CEDIA trade show in Denver on Tuesday, the posh thermostat provider said that it has integrated with Dropcam, which Google acquired this year, as well as with Universal Remote (URC), RTI, Crestron and Control4. As one would expect, the Dropcam integration uses the thermostat’s Away setting to trigger the camera to go into motion-sensing mode, while the integration with the other firms lets you control your Nest from their remotes. I’m still waiting for the Google integrations myself.
As the internet of things heats up, middleware service If This Then That gets $30 million to continue expanding its options and its user base.