Tag Archives: smart home

<p>WiZ smart lights are some of the coolest smart lights I’ve ever used. They have great integration with apps like Samsung SmartThings and Google Assistant. Smart bulbs are great for controlling your lights from anywhere, but they do leave something to be desired. There is no physical light switch equivalent that helps control the lights.</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/wizmote-review/">WiZmote Remote Control Review: The only reason Smart Lights are useful</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

WiZmote Remote Control Review: The only reason Smart Lights are useful

WiZ smart lights are some of the coolest smart lights I’ve ever used. They have great integration with apps like Samsung SmartThings and Google Assistant. Smart bulbs are great for controlling your lights from anywhere, but they do leave something to be desired. There is no physical light switch equivalent that helps control the lights. […]

Samsung SmartThings

Samsung SmartThings 1.7.43-22 adds a new “Virtual Home” feature and at-a-glance dashboard for connected devices

Samsung SmartThings is Samsung’s platform for smart home devices. The app is the replacement for over 40 apps that performed bits-and-pieces of the functionality it currently has. SmartThings received a major overhaul in March 2018, letting users handle SmartThings-connected devices. The SmartThings ecosystem is a competitor to the Google Assistant-powered Nest and the Alexa-powered smart […]

<p>The modern “smart home” is a relatively new concept and we’re still trying to figure out how it works best. One of the things that complicated the current landscape is the various standards and systems built by technology companies. Will a smart home device work with Google Assistant or Alexa? Will my TV be able</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-apple-amazon-develop-open-source-smart-home-standard/">Google joins Apple and Amazon to develop an open-source smart home standard</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google joins Apple and Amazon to develop an open-source smart home standard

The modern “smart home” is a relatively new concept and we’re still trying to figure out how it works best. One of the things that complicated the current landscape is the various standards and systems built by technology companies. Will a smart home device work with Google Assistant or Alexa? Will my TV be able […]

<p>Google I/O is wrapping up, but there are still some announcements to cover that flew under the radar a bit. After all, there’s so many talks and events during the conference that it’s hard to keep up with it all. One such area that was overlooked is Actions on Google. At Google I/O 2019, the</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-local-home-sdk-full-screen-app-smart-displays-app-actions/">[Update: Developer Preview] Google announces the local home SDK, full-screen app support for smart displays, and third-party availability for App Actions</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

[Update: Developer Preview] Google announces the local home SDK, full-screen app support for smart displays, and third-party availability for App Actions

Google I/O is wrapping up, but there are still some announcements to cover that flew under the radar a bit. After all, there’s so many talks and events during the conference that it’s hard to keep up with it all. One such area that was overlooked is Actions on Google. At Google I/O 2019, the […]

<p>Technology has advanced to such a point where smart homes, formerly something that seemed like a work of fiction, are something that has become quite common to see. Everything is connected to the internet, and you can easily control things such as lights and home items from your phone on a whim. Nowadays, it’s something</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/source-code-private-keys-samsung-smartthings-gitlab/">Source code and private keys for Samsung’s SmartThings app were left on GitLab</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Source code and private keys for Samsung’s SmartThings app were left on GitLab

Technology has advanced to such a point where smart homes, formerly something that seemed like a work of fiction, are something that has become quite common to see. Everything is connected to the internet, and you can easily control things such as lights and home items from your phone on a whim. Nowadays, it’s something […]

Today the Android Developers Blog announced the release of Developer Preview 2 for Android Things – Google’s lightweight, Android-based OS for all Things IoT. For those looking to build smart devices, or apps to interact with them, Android Things offers a platform which provides access to Google Play Services and the Google Cloud Platform while

Android Things Developer Preview 2 Released – Tensorflow, Peripheral I/O Among Lib’s Added

Today the Android Developers Blog announced the release of Developer Preview 2 for Android Things – Google’s lightweight, Android-based OS for all Things IoT. For those looking to build smart devices, or apps to interact with them, Android Things offers a platform which provides access to Google Play Services and the Google Cloud Platform while

Smart home popularity has risen substantially over the past few years, and even the past few months. CES 2017 set the scene for another small explosion of these devices as Apple, Google, and Amazon all expanded their smart home ecosytems – albeit at different rates – with Amazon’s Alexa assistant boasting the most growth. Thrust into

[UPDATED] Smart Home & Home Automation Protocols Guide: Creating Your IoT Paradise

Smart home popularity has risen substantially over the past few years, and even the past few months. CES 2017 set the scene for another small explosion of these devices as Apple, Google, and Amazon all expanded their smart home ecosytems – albeit at different rates – with Amazon’s Alexa assistant boasting the most growth. Thrust into

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Vinli – Control Your Home w/ Your Car

Vinli has been quite busy since we last spoke with them at the Big Android BBQ. They have partnered with Uber and continued to improve their tools for developers. XDA TV Producer TK and Vinli CTO Powell Kinney sat down to discuss more regarding their connected car platform. One exciting advancement is the ability to

Samsung Family Hub Fridge

Samsung’s new Family Hub Refrigerator is… The Future?

Sometimes, there are products you don’t think you want until it’s out. People said this about the original iPhone and iPad, two devices which breathed life into two new categories of electronics by popularizing their use. Few companies have been able to achieve this category evolving product release. Samsung has taken a lot of flak