Ring launches its cheapest connected doorbell yet

  • January 27, 2021
Amazon-owned Ring is today launching its cheapest smart doorbell, the Ring Video Doorbell Wired, for just $60. The device has an all-new body, which takes design cues from the pricier Video Doorbell Pro, albeit in a much shorter body. Despite the low…

August’s WiFi smart lock hits all-time low of $183 at Amazon

  • January 20, 2021
August’s 4th-generation WiFi smart lock is one of its best yet, and now you can get it at a more affordable price. Amazon has discounted the silver model to $183.49, down from its usual $250 price. The black version is also on sale, but is only $14.6…

Kohler’s smart home upgrades include a mood-setting bath

  • January 9, 2021
Kohler is no stranger to smart bathroom tech, but it’s clearly adapting its products to deal with a pandemic-struck world. The company has introduced several new devices headlined by the Stillness Bath, a tech-enhanced tub inspired by Japanese forest…

Amazon makes it easier to link smart home devices to Alexa

  • November 10, 2020
Amazon is making it easier for you to connect devices to your Alexa ecosystem with its latest feature. When Device Discovery is enabled on your Alexa app, you can go to the More section then Add a Device. You’ll see products on your WiFi network that…

Smart fabric can recognize the food you put on the table

  • October 25, 2020
Wouldn’t it be helpful if a food tracking or recipe app could determine what you’re eating just by detecting what’s on your table? You might get your wish. Researchers at Microsoft and multiple universities have developed Capacitivo, a smart fabric s…