Tag Archives: home

Amazon revives its live shopping stream with a larger scope

Amazon isn't giving up on live shopping streams just because its first attempt fell flat. The internet giant recently launched Amazon Live, a streaming channel with a much larger scope. Where the old Style Code Live was a single show devoted to bea...

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Lowe’s smart home device platform shuts down March 31st

Lowe's tried to become a mainstay of smart home technology with its Iris system, but it wasn't successful enough and unveiled plans to leave the category in November. Now, it's ready to bow out in earnest -- the hardware store has announced that it'...

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Houzz, the AR home decor company, discloses user data breach

Augmented reality company Houzz has disclosed a data breach, stating that certain information pertaining to select users may have been exposed. According to the company, an “unauthorized third party” was able to obtain some user data, including certain internal account data, some internal identifiers, and select publicly visible user profile information. Houzz is a home improvement platform that offers an … Continue reading

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Wirecutter’s best deals: KEF M500 headphones are $90 off

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter.

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VIZIO SmartCast 3.0 beta brings AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support

TVs are no longer just the entertainment hubs of the home, some have even become smart home hubs. But while smart TVs have all sort of Internet-connected features, not all of them are able to support all the streaming services and sources one might like. The next best thing is to stream videos and audio from your phone to the … Continue reading

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Vizio starts testing SmartCast 3.0 with AirPlay 2 support

One of Vizio's biggest reveals at CES this year was a new version of SmartCast that works with Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit.

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These rare Sonos speaker deals include our favorite soundbar

There are plenty of multi-room audio options out there, but few have the reputation that Sonos does, which is why a Super Bowl season deal on some of its best connected speakers is worth paying attention to.

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What we’re buying: A terrible replacement baby monitor

This week's IRL tale has nothing to do with new year's resolutions.

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The 2019 iPhone could have more useful wireless than 5G

The 2019 iPhone may not have 5G, but Apple could instead adopt another cutting-edge wireless technology for its flagship smartphones. Although the next-generation iPhones are still several quarters away – and Apple remains at the center of controversy around whether its handsets are too expensive – rumors about the specifications of the 2019 iPhones have already begun.

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Oculus Rift rolls out public Homes and Facebook livestreaming

Oculus Rift’s first platform update of the year is rolling into testing today, and it’s bringing a couple of interesting new features along with it. The first allows you to open your Home to any and all visitors who might want to drop in.

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