Pocketnow Smart Home Series

Pocketnow Smart Home: automation with rules and scenes

In recent years, our phones have evolved into the “universal remote control”…
Pocketnow Smart Home Series

Pocketnow Smart Home: adding sensors and devices

Once you’ve installed your hub and decided on which sensors to get it’s time to add your smart home sensors and devices to your smart hub. Here’s how.
Pocketnow Smart Home Series

Pocketnow Smart Home: selecting your sensors

A smart home is only as intelligent as the sensors supplying data. Here are some of the more useful smart home sensors to help make your home smarter!
Pocketnow Smart Home Series

Pocketnow Smart Home: it starts with the hub

Your smartphone is becoming less “phone” and more “universal remote” for your smart home. Here’s how you can get started.
Google OnHub

Here’s what the Google OnHub should have been

OnHub is Google’s first foray into home networking. It gets a lot of things it gets right, but not everything. Here’s what’s wrong, and why it matters.
smart home

My new house is going to be intelligent, and controllable from my smartphone

We have smart phones, smart cars, and now the smart home is finally becoming a reality for the average homeowner.
Google Smart home powered by Nest

Google’s acquisition of Nest could revitalize Android @Home

Google may not be interested in thermostats and smoke detectors, but could a Google smart home powered by Nest and Android @Home be in your near future?