Tag: smart home

These light bulbs have built-in Bluetooth speakers and they’re half off

[embedded content] Fill any room in your house with calming light and crystal-clear audio with the Sengled Pulse LED Smart Bulb and JBL Bluetooth Speaker. These innovative energy-saving bulbs have 13-watt JBL Bluetooth speakers built directly in, and right now you can get a two-pack at 50 percent off. The bulbs create ambient light controlled […]

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Ring ‘Neighborhoods’ program asks users to share their camera feeds with police

Ring is rolling out a new crime-fighting initiative today as part of its Neighborhoods portal, which was previously only open to users. Now, Ring has a special version of Neighborhoods for law enforcement, allowing officers to see local alerts from Ring users and request access to your videos. The facts of this story are less crazy than […]

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Get a Nest Indoor Cam 3-pack at an all-time low price of $279 at Target ($118 off)

Nest, the Google-owned smart home company, is known for making excellent (albeit expensive) products that integrate well in Google Home ecosystems. Target now has the Nest Indoor Cam 3-Pack on sale for $279 — 30% off its MSRP and the lowest price we’ve ever seen. The Nest Indoor Cam captures wide-angle 1080p footage and can alert […]

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Samsung’s giving $20 off on orders of $100 or more (and $40 off $200+) for SmartThings

Earlier this month, home improvement store Lowe’s announced it was shutting down its ecosystem of ‘Iris’ smart home devices. In addition to giving some Iris device owners prepaid Visa cards, Lowe’s is working with Samsung to ensure the company’s SmartThings hub supports as many Iris devices as possible. If you’re a former Iris user looking […]

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Grab a 2-pack Aukey smart socket or a dual outlet smart plug for ~$20

Earlier this week we were telling you how you could save money on new smart plugs thanks to Amazon’s markdown. Although this was an interesting deal, many Assistant users felt let down as they were only compatible with Alexa. Well, we’ve got some comforting news for you: With these promotional codes, you can grab a pair […]

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Arlo Ultra launch is a mess: Suspended sales, cloud storage price hikes, and persistent bugs

Arlo announced the Arlo Ultra 4K camera system late last year, and we got a closer look at the cameras during CES in January. Arlo needed a hit after a disappointing fourth quarter, but the Ultra cameras aren’t off to a great start. Best Buy has apparently halted sales of the cameras following negative reviews […]

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Amazon’s deals for Valentine’s include the cheap $20 Echo Input, $70 2nd gen Echo, and $100 Spot

Just a few days after Google’s “Dump your valentine” discount, Amazon has come up with its own deals, in time for February 14. These offers are more relevant, though, and are worth considering if you’re short of gift ideas. Most of the giant’s connected home devices are on sale, including Echo speakers and smart displays, […]

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The new Amazon Echo Show is $50 off ($180) and comes with a free Hue bulb

Whether you’re thinking of setting up a smart home infrastructure or improving your existing one, now is a good time to do so. The second generation Echo Show, Amazon’s new assistant with a 10″ screen and upgraded built-in speakers, is currently down to $179.99 instead of $229.99 and comes with a free Philips Hue bulb. […]

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Marshall Stanmore II review: A powerful but pricey Assistant speaker

Article Contents You are no longer stuck with a few Google-branded speaker options if you want to invite Assistant into your home. There are speakers from JBL, Sony, and many others—including Marshall. The updated Marshall Stanmore II speaker launched recently, and it looks like a feasible alternative to Google’s best-in-class Home Max. It combines classic […]

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Woo your valentine with these Google Store deals, including Pixel 2 and lots of smart home tech

Valentine’s Day is coming up and you still don’t know what to get your significant other? Think no more; Google has you covered with bundles and special deals on the Pixel 2, several connected home devices, and accessories. The only smartphones on sale are the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, which are down to […]

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Grab an 8-inch Lenovo Smart Display at an all-time low of $89 ($110 off)

You may have a Home Mini (or two), but a Google Home with a display gives you a lot more versatility — its great for watching quick YouTube videos or catching up on your morning news briefing. Lenovo is having a weekend sale, with 10% off most products on its site, pushing the 8-inch Lenovo […]

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Lowe’s exits smart home market, Iris products will stop working March 31

Lowe’s, a home improvement retail chain based in the United States, introduced its first ‘Iris’ smart home products in 2015. The lineup consisted of cameras, leak detectors, door locks, motion sensors, lights, and other related products. After a failed attempt to sell off the Iris division last year, Lowe’s has discontinued all Iris products — […]

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Joe Pesci sucks all the joy out of Google’s Home Alone Assistant ad

This past holiday season, Google tapped into some serious 90s-kid nostalgia by delivering a Google Assistant ad featuring none other than Macaulay Culkin as Home Alone’s Kevin McAllister. While we got to see Kevin all grown up and spending the night by himself, the two Sticky Bandits were absent. Now a fresh video featuring Joe […]

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Roomba’s outdoor cousin, the iRobot Terra, will mow the lawn for you

iRobot® Reinventing Lawn Care with Terra™ Robot MowerTerra introduces cutting-edge navigation technology with Imprint™ Smart Mapping and a unique wireless beacon system, for a more intelligent robot lawn mowerBEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Having already changed the way people clean with the iconic Roomba® robot vacuum and Braava® family of robot mops, iRobot […]

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Get two TP-Link smart bulbs for $25 with coupon code at Office Depot

If you’re looking for inexpensive smart lighting for your home, this buy-one-get-one-free offer from Office Depot for TP-Link A19 smart bulbs might be just the thing. The bulbs can’t change color, but they are dimmable and — most importantly — it’ll only cost you $25 to get two with this coupon code. Just a week ago, TP-Link […]

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Panasonic has hidden a smart-home camera inside this discreet floor lamp

Smart home security cameras are great, but having a home full of surveillance gear starts looking creepy, fast. Panasonic has come up with a new idea to help hide cameras in plain sight, as it opens crowdfunding for the HomeHawk Floor: Camera and Ambient Light. This two-in-one camera and light debuted at CES 2019 and is now […]

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