Tag Archives: HomeKit

Samsung SmartThings And Philips Hue Expand Synergies

In an apparent attempt to improve its competitive smart home ecosystem position against Amazon Alexa, Google, and Apple HomeKit, Samsung’s SmartThings is promoting its partnership with leading smart light platform Philips Hue. Read the rest of the story here at TWICE.com.

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Tech And Business Tactic Trends For 2023

With CES just around the corner, what new technologies will be coming in 2023, and, in a post-pandemic world, what new business ways and means will come to the fore in the new year? Read the rest of this report … Continue reading

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New Year, New Tech: CES 2023 Sneak Peeks

CES serves as A crystal ball, an Ouija board, tea leaves, or a deck of tarot cards, providing a view of the future – if you can correctly interpret the symbols, signs, and sales pitches. At CES 2023, signs, symbols, and … Continue reading

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What Tech Trends Will ‘Matter’ In 2022?

Will Matter be the key to finally bringing interoperability to smart home devices? Read this report here at TWICE.com.

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The Best TV Under $1,000

Regardless of your budget, your first consideration when buying a TV is image quality. But with so many high-quality sets to choose from, setup, operation, and ease-of-use should factor into your decision as well. Read the rest of this review … Continue reading

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How To Overcome Consumer Smart Home Compatibility/Security Concerns

Just how private are voice-activated smart speakers? Just how secure is footage captured by Wi-Fi cameras? Just how compatible – and smart – are smart homeproducts?  These are just a few questions retailers trying to sell fancy new smart home products … Continue reading

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Review of the Apple HomePod

Is it the best-sounding and most beautiful smart speaker extant with a lot of potential or an overpriced smart speaker with limited functionality? The ‘net has been bubbling over with one or the other of these wildly divergent assessments of … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Mesh Could Steal CES Smart-Home Spotlight

My analysis of the growth of the smart home market for the CES issue of TWICE, which you can read 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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There’s a New Platform/Content Paradigm in Town

Every technology platform from the first one – Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press in the 15th century – has been fed by content. But this dominant platform-sustenance content food chain is beginning to mutate. I explore this evolution in the hardware/content co-dependency paradigm … Continue reading

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