Arlo Pro 3 On The Way

Looks like Arlo is looking to revamp their Pro line of cameras with the new Arlo Pro 3. According to the newly released FCC docs, it seems the Pro 3 will take on the Arlo Ultra 4K form factor — which is a cleaner camera look that provides better access to the battery, along with … Read more

Exclusive: SimpliSafe Smart Lock

Well will ya look at that. SimpliSafe continues to round out their fine DIY security system with a smart lock, that I’ll go ahead assume is slated for a fall release. Heck, it’s probably also a sure bet that it’d smartly integrate with the alarm and entirely remove the possibility of a doorway contact sensor … Read more

Upcoming Ecobee Camera Doubles As Echo Dot With Native Alexa

As the upcoming ecobee smart camera inches closer to a presumed fall launch, additional details and our old friend the blurry cam pic have emerged. I’m told the new camera is but one element of whole home monitoring. Indeed, we know a door/window contact sensor is in the pipeline. But will we see a full-on … Read more

New Wyze Smart Plug 2-Pack Runs $20

While Wyze’s hyped Prime Day reveal was a total snooze fest, Home Depot has got the goods. Namely, the Wyze Wi-Fi smart plug, as originally disclosed by you-know-who. With the favorable Wyze pricing we’ve come to expect, a two-pack runs a mere $20 – once again undercutting the competition. Be in control from anywhere with … Read more

Eco+ To Increase Ecobee Energy Savings

Ecobee is poised is launch eco+, a new features that uses a variety of criteria to lower you HVAC energy consumption and associated utility bill. Your energy use varies based on your schedule, humidity, and electricity rates. eco+ uses that information to automatically adjust your thermostat at the right time, so you stay comfortable. See … Read more

More Wyze Smart Home Hardware On The Way

Wyze continues its march towards smart home domination via inexpensive hardware and powerful, yet free (thus far), service… soon to include camera person detection. Not to mention wireless bulbs have just hit the market and an outdoor cam is also en route. But, wait. There’s more! And some of it even makes sense. Let me … Read more

Eufy Video Doorbell First Look: Better than Ring?

Last year, Anker’s Eufy announced a new Eufycam E wireless camera system looking to get into the home security arena. The system was eerily similar to Arlo’s lineup of cameras, minus the removable battery. Eufy quickly followed up with a Kickstarter campaign to launch the Eufycam that could last for 365 days on a single … Read more

Hands On New Ecobee SmartSensor

With the release of the updated Ecobee SmartThermostat, the company has also refreshed the Room Sensor as the new SmartSensor featuring an updated appearance, that houses enhanced functionality, and improved mounting options. It comes bundled with the new ecobee, but also backwards compatible and sold independently in 2-packs for $79. So what’s new? Most obvious … Read more