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Logitech Pop Button Review

Logitech Pop Button Review

Have you ever wanted a button that can do anything you want it to? Are you tired of failed automations that don’t work reliably.
Logitech has you covered. The Logitech Pop Button is compatible with HomeKit as well as SmartThings and IFTTT. So no matter your smart home setup, the Logitech Pop can fit right in.

Echo Show 5 Review

Echo Show 5 Review

Amazon’s Echo Show 5 is the most recent addition to the ever growing world of smart speakers and smart displays.

It’s small form factor checks all the right boxes as an exceptional bedside alarm clock, or even an office smart screen.

Read on to find out about why the Echo Show 5 is the must have smart display for your smart home.

Ecobee Updates SmartSensor with Better Range and Occupancy Detection

Ecobee Updates SmartSensor with Better Range and Occupancy Detection

Ecobee has announced their newly redesigned SmartSensor. They have improved both the occupancy detection, as well as their range. They can now be placed up to 60ft away from the thermostat and still give accurate readings of the temperature, and occupancy. Battery life has also been improved to last up to 5 years. These sensors were my favorite “features” of the Ecobee, when deciding between the Nest and Ecobee. At the time, Ecobee was including a SmartSensor with their thermostat,…

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Philips Hue parent Signify launches light based WiFi capable of 250Mbps

Philips Hue parent Signify launches light based WiFi capable of 250Mbps

Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting, the company responsible for the Philips Hue lineup of smart lights, has announced another iteration of their LiFi systems, called Trulifi. If none of those words meant anything to you, that’s not surprising. LiFi is essentially like WiFi, a protocol for transmitting data wirelessly. However Instead of using radio signals (Bluetooth, 4G/5G, LTE etc, all use radio signals), LiFi uses light waves to transmit the data. According to Signify, “Trulifi uses light waves to…

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Amazon Announces Smaller Echo Show 5

Amazon Announces Smaller Echo Show 5

Amazon has continued to expand their smart speaker lineup today by announcing the new Echo Show 5. As the name suggests, this will be a smaller version of the popular Echo Show. To a certain extent, this will also replace the Echo Spot, although that is also still on sale. The new Echo Show 5 has a 5.5″ display that boasts all the same functionality as its larger sibling, and even has some additional tidbits. Firstly, for those concerned with…

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