Category Archives: smart home

Most Amazing Robots You Can Buy Now (Or Soon)

A slideshow for Tom’s Guide presenting consumer robots currently available for purchase, which you can view and read here.

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Is This The Best Wi-Fi Router Ever?

Another Huffington Post post on a new Wi-Fi router called Portal that I can’t wait to try out, which you can read here.

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How To Buy A Smart Security Camera

The headline is pretty much exclamatory for this Homes.com piece (via eBay), which you can read here.

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My Smart Home Reporting for Gear Brain

You can find the bulk of the stories I’ve been writing and will be writing on smart home technologies for Gear Brain, a new IoT site for consumers, here.

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What Is a Smart Door Lock—and Do You Need One?

This is a self-exclamatory piece I did on smart locks for Hometips.com.

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CES 2016 Coverage for Realty Times

While reporting on CES 2016 for the TWICE Show Daily, I also churned out a number of stories for Realty Times, which they oddly held until a week or more after the show was over. Ah well. Here’s what I … Continue reading

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Samsung Smart Fridge Harmonizes With Amazon Echo’s Alexa

Um, well – apparently that headline is wrong, as was the Amazon reference in a similar report I wrote for Techlicious (“Samsung’s New Refrigerator Is Also a Giant Tablet“). Samsung told a group of reporters it had invited to a … Continue reading

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It’s A Smart Home Boomtown At The Sands

TWICE assigned me the smart home beat for CES. Here’s one of my on-site reports on what new gear was on display in a wide variety of booths at the Sands’ Smart Home Marketplace during the show.

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New Wi-Fi HaLow Spec Announced

Here’s my report on the new Wi-Fi specification, HaLow, technically 802.11ha, for TWICE during CES.

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Smart LED Lights — Not the Brightest Bulbs Yet, but Getting Smarter

Light bulbs are a universal sign for a bright idea (pun intended), but are smart bulbs actually smart? I explored the smart bulb subject for re/code, which you can read here.

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