The smart home has arrived — the internet is gradually making its way into everything from appliances to thermostats, and you’ll soon be able to control most things in your house from your phone. But letting WiFi connected things into your house is a big step — they can watch you at all times and know a great deal about your most intimate life. So it’s worth getting one you trust and believe in.
Nest and Beyond: A Beginner's Guide to Home Automation From controlling lights and temperature to keeping your family safe and sound, the "IInternet of Things" lets you monitor your home from afar via mobile devices. Here's what you need to get started. By Eric Griffith January 15, 2014
Modern Thermostat: ••Honeywell's Lyric•• 2014-06-10 (verge article) • 1st true competitor to "Nest" (pioneered it 2011-10-25) • is Honeywell going to kill Nest (that Google bought 2014-01-14 @$3.2B)? HW might as, despite $279 vs Nest $249, as Apple's HomeKit (WWDC 2014-06-02 iOS8), it is more than Nest - a home automation platform/system! • odd, how Apple Nest killed the abusive stupidity for consumer's money's worth from manufacturers as HW, who now play cool trendy despite merely copying?!
The automated home is becoming a reality but all of those great gadgets can get over whelming. Revolv sets out to change this by coordinating technology such as the nest thermostat, connected light switches, phillips hue light bulbs and lots more! #tech #homeautomation #gadgets